Opeds

Why the productive Middle Class leave California

Why the productive Middle Class leave California

Other states and Israel can learn much from California’s tragic decline. A bullet-pointed Primer of 17 points that tells it all. Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 27/10/2021 10:20
Dealing with an intransigent Iran

Dealing with an intransigent Iran

Iran is not invincible and its rise not preordained. But there needs to be a united front willing to act on its ongoing aggression. Op-ed.IDF(ret.) Lt Col.Yochai Giuski, 27/10/2021 10:10
NY elections: Jewish votes do matter

NY elections: Jewish votes do matter

Early and mail in voting in NY can cause a progressive edge while party officials calculate Jewish voting patterns for redistricting. Op-ed.Cindy Grosz, 26/10/2021 20:59
Europe's population is being replaced  - and France is leading the way

Europe's population is being replaced - and France is leading the way

French writer: Politicians say we must stop the climate from increasing by 2 degrees in 100 years, but do nothing about immigration.Op-ed.Giulio Meotti, 26/10/2021 18:34
What did you do for your country?

What did you do for your country?

Many Arabs are behaving in Israel as if they are the landlords and "Sheikhs" in the fullest sense of the word. Opinion.Col. (res) Tal Braun, 26/10/2021 13:43
Lessons from the history of business in the West

Lessons from the history of business in the West

The pursuit of wealth always determined the priorities in western countries. Business thus affects society, war and everyting else. Op-ed.Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 26/10/2021 10:05
Associated Press: Advancing partisanship in Israel coverage

Associated Press: Advancing partisanship in Israel coverage

Instead of fulfilling its promise to “expand the reach of factual reporting,” AP is contracting that reach by peddling partiality. Op-ed.Tamar Sternthal, 26/10/2021 06:41
Exposé: The prevalence of anti-Semitic talkbacks on Israeli Russian language sites

Exposé: The prevalence of anti-Semitic talkbacks on Israeli Russian language sites

Talkbacks are popular on Israeli-Russian sites. What is unknown to Hebrew speakers is the virulent anti-Semitic content they contain. Op-ed.Dr. Helena Rimon, 25/10/2021 20:25
Interview with Michael Ben Horin: Rabbi Meir Kahana in Israel

Interview with Michael Ben Horin: Rabbi Meir Kahana in Israel

During Rabbi Kahana’s years in the Knesset, Michael Ben Horin served as the Kach Party’s general secretary. Interview.Tzvi Fishman, 25/10/2021 20:05
If it quacks like a duck but beheads like a terrorist, you’d better duck!

If it quacks like a duck but beheads like a terrorist, you’d better duck!

Israel designated six "human rights" groups as terrorist. In our woke world, good is evil, evil is good, so expect cries of foul. Op-ed..Gerald McGlothlin, 25/10/2021 19:11
The rise of China and the new Cold War

The rise of China and the new Cold War

it is likely that the world will gradually be divided into two blocs, one led by the US and the other under Chinese leadership. Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi, 25/10/2021 18:31
The smoke and mirrors of Palestinian Arab ‘rights’ groups

The smoke and mirrors of Palestinian Arab ‘rights’ groups

Defense Minister Benny Gantz seems unafraid to ruffle the Israeli left’s feathers or those of the United States. Op-ed.Amnon Lord, 25/10/2021 10:26
Israel’s post-American strategic challenge

Israel’s post-American strategic challenge

The Biden administration’s betrayal of Israel on Iran has devastated the basic conceptual framework of Israeli strategic thinking. Op-ed.Caroline Glick, 25/10/2021 10:14
Rabbis need to preach Aliyah

Rabbis need to preach Aliyah

The spies scouted the Land but made a slanderous report, instilling fear, giving people reason to reject the purpose of the exodus. Op-ed.Yshai Amichai, 24/10/2021 17:13
Prof. Phyllis Chesler answers Giulio Meotti''s tough questions

Prof. Phyllis Chesler answers Giulio Meotti''s tough questions

A7 veteran op-ed writers Meotti of Italy and Chesler of NY, defenders of Israel and Jews, engaged in a Q&A session-and sent it to us.Op-ed.Giulio Meotti, Phyllis Chesler, 24/10/2021 15:26
Sweden rethinking aid to Palestinian Authority; what about U.S.?

Sweden rethinking aid to Palestinian Authority; what about U.S.?

Terrorism, authoritarianism, and corruption are not American values. They are those of the PA, a regime that deserves no US support. Op-edStephen M. Flatow, 24/10/2021 12:19
Progressive politics don't define the "Righteous Gentile"

Progressive politics don't define the "Righteous Gentile"

The Jewish concept of righteousness cannot be molded to fit a preoccupation with “social justice” that threatens the Jewish future.Op-ed.Matthew M. Hausman  , 24/10/2021 08:44
"Never Again" - who will fight for that promise today?

"Never Again" - who will fight for that promise today?

Rabbi Meir Kahane was not afraid to come out against the dangers he saw facing the Jewish people, and he paid for that with his life. Op-ed.Alan Bergstein, 24/10/2021 08:10
Snakes on a train – Philadelphia-style

Snakes on a train – Philadelphia-style

City of Brotherly Love? – not quite. Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 23/10/2021 20:00
Thomas Jefferson is "cancelled" at NY City Hall

Thomas Jefferson is "cancelled" at NY City Hall

One of the biggest victims of the cancel culture has been American history as the left works to portray the US as an evil nation.. Op-ed.Jeff Dunetz, 23/10/2021 19:46
Lies our anti-Israel activists are telling us

Lies our anti-Israel activists are telling us

If you must guys must bash and criticize Israel, can you please get your facts straight? Op-ed.Bruce S. Ticker, 22/10/2021 13:16
The baleful consequences of failing to deal with Islamist extremism

The baleful consequences of failing to deal with Islamist extremism

The West is like the apocryphal frog being uncomprehendingly boiled in the pot. In Britain, France and America, the heat is rising. Op-ed.Melanie Phillips, 22/10/2021 12:36
The Israeli Arab murder epidemic

The Israeli Arab murder epidemic

There is an Arab crime explosion in Israel. More and more, crime, even murder, is seen as an option by young people in Arab towns. Op-ed.Victor Rosenthal, 22/10/2021 07:38
Rabbi Meir Kahane remains a target of those who do not understand him

Rabbi Meir Kahane remains a target of those who do not understand him

He was a radical. And anti-establishment He hated to see the Jew as victim after the bitter memory of a Holocaust when too few acted. Op-edMeir Jolovitz, 22/10/2021 06:30
The German-Turkish deadly love affair

The German-Turkish deadly love affair

A dossier should be put together on how Angela Merkel capitulated to Erdogan - and why. Op-ed.Giulio Meotti , 21/10/2021 20:41
Iranian extortion via hostage taking

Iranian extortion via hostage taking

Iran has used hostage taking as a means of extorting the United States. Opinion.Joseph Frager, MD, 21/10/2021 18:04
Jewish students under attack

Jewish students under attack

Half of students mask their Jewish identity, more than fifty percent feel it necessary to hide their support of Israel.Can this be? Op-ed.Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, 21/10/2021 11:18
Launching missiles, muting responses

Launching missiles, muting responses

Why doesn't Israel put an end to the Gaza-launched missiles the way any other country would if a weaker neighbor was bombarding them? Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 21/10/2021 10:55
Biden Palestinian Arab consulate move is Bennett’s toughest test

Biden Palestinian Arab consulate move is Bennett’s toughest test

The Agron St. consulate is in a Jerusalem neighborhood that not even left-wing Israeli governments would ever consider surrendering. Op-ed.Jonathan S. Tobin, 21/10/2021 08:33
European Union and Germany plot to see Jerusalem divided

European Union and Germany plot to see Jerusalem divided

The EU and Germany have trashed the uniquely shared Jewish, Moslem and Christian identity of East Jerusalem.Op-ed.David Singer, 20/10/2021 20:05
Following Afghanistan catastrophe, more oppose Biden’s withdrawal

Following Afghanistan catastrophe, more oppose Biden’s withdrawal

The catastrophic decision to withdraw was driven not by safety, facts or foreign policy objectives, but by partisan politics.Op-edBruce S. Ticker, 20/10/2021 19:57
In Lebanon, is Civil War coming?  32 Chars. Remaining Title:

In Lebanon, is Civil War coming? 32 Chars. Remaining Title:

Do the October 14th shootings mark the beginning of a deteriorating situation that will snowball into another Lebanese civil war? Op-ed.Lt. Col. (Res.) Sarit Zehavi, 20/10/2021 17:25
Arab violence – Root causes and red herrings

Arab violence – Root causes and red herrings

Difficult socioeconomic conditions in haredi society have not caused the crime afflicting Arab society. Why assume that is the cause? Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 20/10/2021 12:27
All of Israel is the homeland of the Jews

All of Israel is the homeland of the Jews

For centuries, the land of Israel lay as a barren wasteland while patiently waiting for the Jewish Nation to return home.Op-ed.David Billet , 20/10/2021 11:50
Food fights: The proposed Kashrut reform

Food fights: The proposed Kashrut reform

To destroy Israel's kashrut system and undermine consumer confidence, it is hard to imagine a better plan than the proposed reforms. Op-ed.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 20/10/2021 10:45
A Symbolic Consulate in Jerusalem-What will the dilettantes think of next?

A Symbolic Consulate in Jerusalem-What will the dilettantes think of next?

Diminishing Israeli sovereignty or sending mixed signals serves no useful purpose; it only tarnishes the prestige of the US. Op-ed.Leonard Grunstein, 19/10/2021 11:33
First stick, then carrot approach needed to defeat Arab violence in Israel

First stick, then carrot approach needed to defeat Arab violence in Israel

This wave of Israeli Arab violence is turning into a conflict, just like any other, so the instruments to defeat it can be adopted. Op-ed.Alex Nachumson, 19/10/2021 11:08
Who stole the Abraham Accords?

Who stole the Abraham Accords?

Why are the Abraham Accords out in the cold? What's not to like about them? Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 19/10/2021 11:06
Ideas must be debated, but not historical facts

Ideas must be debated, but not historical facts

A bogus claim that Holocaust studies must be balanced with revisionist lies is being used to discredit a law on critical race theory. Op-ed.Jonathan S. Tobin, 19/10/2021 09:28
Jewish indigeneity to Israel

Jewish indigeneity to Israel

A disparaging piece in Jewish Currents simply ignores Jewish and Middle Eastern history from the days of the Bible through WWII.Op-ed.Sarah Levin, 19/10/2021 09:09
The State of Israel and the Alta Fixsler case

The State of Israel and the Alta Fixsler case

It is incomprehensible that the State of Israel sat silently by at a time like this. Op-ed.Tamar Adelstein, 18/10/2021 21:56
General Colin Powell was a true Mensch

General Colin Powell was a true Mensch

The United States lost one of its finest military leaders, a great statesman, and a friend of the Jewish people todayRonald S. Lauder, 18/10/2021 20:33
Tell them the whole story, my daughter

Tell them the whole story, my daughter

Mourning the terrible murder of PM Yitzchak Rabin does not mean we must ignore his negative actions and disastrous decisions. Op-ed.Tzvi Fishman, 18/10/2021 11:58
Why Jews really join the so-called “Far right” parties

Why Jews really join the so-called “Far right” parties

In Germany, for example, it’s not just about “slogans”. It’s about getting pro-Israel legislation passed in the Bundestag. Op-ed.M. Goldhammer & A. Abramovych, 18/10/2021 11:32
Kate Couric wasn't the first: FDR, Truman and the Jews

Kate Couric wasn't the first: FDR, Truman and the Jews

Read FDR and Harry Truman's offensive and antisemitic remarks about Jews, omitted or revised by those who ran the cutting room.Op-ed.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 18/10/2021 09:50
The Physics of Aliyah

The Physics of Aliyah

In Aliyah as in physics, the greater the mass, the greater the force required to move - and the greater the force required to stop. Op-ed.Yshai Amichai, 17/10/2021 17:40
Lapid and Bennett’s old-new diplomacy

Lapid and Bennett’s old-new diplomacy

Last year Israel had a reality-based foreign policy, but it now seems bent on reinstating the PA veto and glorifying its enemies.Op-ed.Caroline Glick, 17/10/2021 17:23
Can something be done about Facebook blocking?

Can something be done about Facebook blocking?

Censors at Facebook possess free rein to block all those who refuse to toe the line as they see it. Section 230 must be changed. Op-ed.Adina Kutnicki, 17/10/2021 15:41
Islam doesn’t respect cowards: The appalling murder of Sir David Amess

Islam doesn’t respect cowards: The appalling murder of Sir David Amess

How did we come to this tragedy? Through our own cowardice.Op-ed.Giulio Meotti‏, 17/10/2021 10:06
How the IDF's counter-terrorism raids keep the PA afloat

How the IDF's counter-terrorism raids keep the PA afloat

Israel cooperates with the PA to keep Hamas under control in the 'West Bank', and prevent it from amassing the forces to take over. Op-ed.Yaakov Lappin, 17/10/2021 09:10
You can’t restore destroyed archeological sites

You can’t restore destroyed archeological sites

When will the PA's outrageous and purposeful destruction of Jewish history finally be brought to an end? Op-ed.Victor Sharpe, 17/10/2021 08:39
Why Ben & Jerry think they aren’t anti-Semites

Why Ben & Jerry think they aren’t anti-Semites

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield were simply pitiful as they tried to justify their progressive and woke policy/ Op-ed.Rabbi Benjamin Blech, 16/10/2021 20:52
The Jewish stake in resisting the war on school-board critics

The Jewish stake in resisting the war on school-board critics

The attempt to frame protests against critical race theory as “domestic terrorism” also gives a permission slip to anti-Semitism.Op-ed.Jonathan S. Tobin, 16/10/2021 20:29
No soldier left behind

No soldier left behind

It is vital to do everything possible to recover all soldiers dead or alive. Opinion.Joseph Frager, MD, 15/10/2021 16:30
Jewish GOP women could win in local NY elections

Jewish GOP women could win in local NY elections

Meet Jackie Toboroff and Mazi Pilip, you will be glad you did. Op-ed.Cindy Grosz, 15/10/2021 16:11
The real reason for Western support of the Palestinian Arabs

The real reason for Western support of the Palestinian Arabs

What actually binds these groups together is an ultimately incomprehensible animus against Judaism and the Jewish people.Op-edMelanie Phillips, 15/10/2021 11:24
Will Bennett establish a Palestinian state and divide Jerusalem?

Will Bennett establish a Palestinian state and divide Jerusalem?

The Prime Minister must take control of the steering wheel and stop his ministers from advancing their leftist agenda unopposed. Op-ed.Yehudit Katsover & Nadia Matar, 15/10/2021 11:05