Opeds

Citizenship Based on Torah: The Alternative

Citizenship Based on Torah: The Alternative

Citizenship is not discussed in the Torah - because the issue was rather clear: The Israelites were the citizens of the Land. Op-ed.Yshai Amichai, 13/06/2021 22:04
Ilhan Omar is a wakeup call for American Jews

Ilhan Omar is a wakeup call for American Jews

A new generation is upon us; people who know and care nothing about Judeo/Christian values. They keep coming and are getting elected.Op-edJack Engelhard, 13/06/2021 15:00
Farewell to the best

Farewell to the best

In at least one field, Benjamin Netanyahu was the best prime minister Israel has ever had. Op Ed.Gary Willig, 13/06/2021 11:45
The Book of Hirsh

The Book of Hirsh

The Book of Hirsh packs everything about today's Israel into a fast-paced, but thought-provoking, short novel Recommended. Review.Rochel Sylvetsky, 13/06/2021 08:09
America's Crime of the Century: Stealing children's youthful innocence

America's Crime of the Century: Stealing children's youthful innocence

I was reared innocent, protected. My parents and teachers figured I would find things out later, when I was older. Not today's kids. Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 12/06/2021 23:59
Sisyphus and our never ending task as Jews

Sisyphus and our never ending task as Jews

Facing an audience whose mind is made up on anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism makes pushing Sisyphus' boulder up the hill seem easy. Op-ed.David Hersch, 12/06/2021 22:04
Dr. Evan's letter to Israel's Knesset Members

Dr. Evan's letter to Israel's Knesset Members

Evangelical leader Dr. Mike Evans wrote a letter to the ministers and members of the KnessetSponsored by Dr. Mike Evans, 11/06/2021 15:07
Meddling with Israel’s security, Biden is also dangerously interfering with UK governance

Meddling with Israel’s security, Biden is also dangerously interfering with UK governance

Such interference is based on an ignorant partisan view that, instead of advancing peace, is a powerful incentive to aggression. Op-ed.Melanie Phillips, 11/06/2021 13:45
A clarion call to the incoming Knesset of Israel

A clarion call to the incoming Knesset of Israel

Recognizing our heritage and customs (Halakha) preserves the integrity and unity of the Jewish people of all levels of observance. Op-ed.Rabbi Yehoshua S. Hecht, 11/06/2021 13:31
Archbishop Thabo Makgoba's pastoral letter on Israel/Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein's reply

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba's pastoral letter on Israel/Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein's reply

S. Africa's Chief Rabbi responds to Anglican Archbishop's anti-Israel letter: 'Hamas is an enemy of Christians and Jews alike'.Op-ed.W. Goldstein-T. Makgoba, 11/06/2021 08:55
Citizenship Based on Torah

Citizenship Based on Torah

How can Israel reconcile vision of sovereignty across all of Land of Israel while still retaining Jewish majority? Op-ed.Yshai Amichai, 10/06/2021 22:57
Naftali Bennett's new "government of change"

Naftali Bennett's new "government of change"

The proposed government is one of strange bedfellows whose only common goal is ending Netanyahu’s historic reign. Op-ed.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 10/06/2021 20:39
Will Israel's new government get off the ground?

Will Israel's new government get off the ground?

Israel’s dysfunctional Government cannot survive. If it does, that will be because the Rightists on it have veered left. Op-ed.David Singer, 10/06/2021 16:00
Prosecution of a Zionist prosecutor

Prosecution of a Zionist prosecutor

The prosecution Israel should conduct. Op-ed.Steve Apfel, 10/06/2021 13:25
The voice of reason goes unheard

The voice of reason goes unheard

Wars can be started much more easily than making peace. Peace is sought by those with future visions of development and construction. Op-ed.Dr.Salem AlKetbi, 10/06/2021 10:43
Psychologist: Antisemitism may be an illness

Psychologist: Antisemitism may be an illness

Professionals are mimicking or mirroring antisemitic sentiments with absolutely no knowledge & with complete ignorance on the subject. Op-edProf. Phyllis Chesler, 09/06/2021 18:40
Doing the Math about Gazan casualties

Doing the Math about Gazan casualties

According to the NY TImes, over 60 children under18 were killed in Gaza. Except the numbers and featured photos make no sense. Op-ed.Victor Rosenthal, 09/06/2021 14:00
Will Netanyahu be allowed a dignified exit? At least that?

Will Netanyahu be allowed a dignified exit? At least that?

We know that from the start, for both Trump and Netanyahu, it’s been baseless hatred that had them snared and got them removed. Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 09/06/2021 08:44
Will the real Naftali Bennett please stand up?

Will the real Naftali Bennett please stand up?

A previously unpublished interview with the man who would be prime minister. Opinion.Sara Lehmann, 09/06/2021 00:43
Martin Oliner: Bennett lied his way to the premiership

Martin Oliner: Bennett lied his way to the premiership

Bennett is responsible for bringing down the Right and its iconic prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. Opinion.Martin Oliner, 09/06/2021 00:38
40 years ago - Operation Opera: Israel destroyed Iraq’s nuclear program and saved the West

40 years ago - Operation Opera: Israel destroyed Iraq’s nuclear program and saved the West

If Israel had not acted, the war on terror might have been a nuclear war. Op-ed.Jeff Dunetz, 08/06/2021 23:59
Jihad is the Nazism of the XXI century

Jihad is the Nazism of the XXI century

Don't Black Lives Matter when blacks living in Africa are being massacred and tortured almost daily by jihadists? Op-ed.Giulio Meotti, 08/06/2021 20:46
The layers of women's lives

The layers of women's lives

The challenges, difficulties and triumphs of English-speaking women living in Israel are told in their own words in a new book. Review.Rochel Sylvetsky, 08/06/2021 13:38
Jewish day schools should not teach critical race theory as established dogma

Jewish day schools should not teach critical race theory as established dogma

Is the CRT curriculum really the only way to teach about racial equality? The obvious answer is no. Op-ed.David Bernstein, 08/06/2021 10:00
What sort of government are Lapid and Bennett forming?

What sort of government are Lapid and Bennett forming?

To figure out which side is telling the truth, read the coalition agreements signed by parties set to join a Lapid-Bennett government.Op-ed.Caroline Glick, 08/06/2021 08:52
Quoting lies about Israel - the easy way to write an article

Quoting lies about Israel - the easy way to write an article

The Independent’s Joe Sommerlad gives “A brief history of the Israel-Palestinian conflict” by plagiarizing an Al Nakba documentary. Op-ed.Shai Afsai, 08/06/2021 08:40
Worst expulsion conspiracy ever

Worst expulsion conspiracy ever

Palestinian Arab advocates say that Jews are secretly conspiring to push all Arabs out of Jerusalem. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 07/06/2021 22:16
Use your Jewish fist

Use your Jewish fist

Yes, anti-Semitism is on the rise… so what are you doing about it? Op-ed.Shmuel Sackett, 07/06/2021 17:14
No ceasefire in Palestinian anti-Americanism

No ceasefire in Palestinian anti-Americanism

Palestinian leaders have consistently embraced America’s foes—from the Soviet Union to Iran. And that is only part of it. Op-ed., 07/06/2021 11:52
Why are so many Israelis angry with Naftali Bennett?

Why are so many Israelis angry with Naftali Bennett?

If there’s anything that right-wing Israelis hate, it’s when politicians who claim to be on the right veer left.Op-ed.Daniel Tauber, 06/06/2021 20:50
The price of friendship with Biden’s Washington

The price of friendship with Biden’s Washington

Leaders whose most important goal is maintaining friendly ties with Biden will be less willing to approve operations that can anger it.Op-edCaroline Glick, 06/06/2021 16:54
Sinai is real

Sinai is real

Arguing that non-Jews are inherently different to Jews is not a popular thesis, but intellectual rigor has led me to posit that view. Op-ed.Rafael Castro, 06/06/2021 13:00
Reverse discriminaton - black hatred for whites

Reverse discriminaton - black hatred for whites

In the US, statements by black mayors echo the bigotry of white racist mayors of the past - just the direction is reversed. Op-ed.Alan Bergstein, 06/06/2021 11:01
Biden and Bennett - amateur hour?

Biden and Bennett - amateur hour?

Establishing a coalition sans Bibi, whose supporters have 51 seats without Bennett, Saar and Ra'am is a betrayal and a worry. Op-ed.L. Chaim Tenenbaum, 06/06/2021 09:08
The oldest hatred is alive and well in the US administration

The oldest hatred is alive and well in the US administration

Face it: A sizable segment of the Congressional delegation of a US political party are apologists for a genocidal terrorist group. Op-ed.Joan Swirsky, 06/06/2021 08:33
A meeting with "hilltop youth"

A meeting with "hilltop youth"

Their heroes are those who faced the Romans or the British.They are as practical as Begin was when he wrote Jewish history. Op-ed.Shalom Pollack, 04/06/2021 16:00
Time for Israel to wake up before it’s too late!

Time for Israel to wake up before it’s too late!

Israel may have won the battle against Hamas - but it lost the war for Israel's right to exist. Op-ed.Benjamin Sipzner, 04/06/2021 14:59
No choice but a final peace

No choice but a final peace

The world wants to find a specific authority to address the Palestinian Arab issue and begin to work on a real and final peace. Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi , 04/06/2021 13:30
Suggested Gaza solution

Suggested Gaza solution

Palestinian Arabs have a huge desire to leave the Gaza Strip and at least half of them are willing to leave if they had a place to go. Op-edFrank Mecklenburg, 04/06/2021 10:00
Faced with a tsunami of anti-Semitism, Diaspora Jews still cling to their bubble

Faced with a tsunami of anti-Semitism, Diaspora Jews still cling to their bubble

A neo-pogrom is being facilitated by Western elites who are piously wringing their hands but not taking the action to stop it. Op-ed.Melanie Phillips, 04/06/2021 06:41
Rebuild Gaza? Why

Rebuild Gaza? Why

Just like that, overnight, it’s a different America, a country that now tolerates the PLO flag hoisted from DC to Jerusalem. Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 03/06/2021 20:00
Europe will be Islamic:  Turkey’s Great Plan

Europe will be Islamic: Turkey’s Great Plan

Post-Christian Europe must understand this hegemonic project, anti the individualistic values ​​of the West, before it is too late. Op-ed.Giulio Meotti, 03/06/2021 18:10
Escalating antisemitism - the blame Israel bears

Escalating antisemitism - the blame Israel bears

There is a symbiotic link between the abysmal conduct of Israel’s public diplomacy and the crescendo of Judeophobic frenzy worldwide.Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 03/06/2021 15:00
Israel’s Unity Government. Give it a chance.

Israel’s Unity Government. Give it a chance.

In the past, Israel has survived a unity government that included Likud and Labour. So give it a chance.OIp-ed.Barry Shaw, 03/06/2021 11:30
A government doomed for divorce - or annulment

A government doomed for divorce - or annulment

Even Israeli coalitions over the years that should have lasted did not last. How does this one last? Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 03/06/2021 07:30
What does a Bennett-Lapid government mean?

What does a Bennett-Lapid government mean?

Is it a car with four wheels going in different directions, a unifier or a robot unable to effect change on any major issues Op-ed.David Isaac, 03/06/2021 06:41
Israeli Politics – What you need to know

Israeli Politics – What you need to know

I refuse to call these guys “The Camp for Change” and call them instead “The Camp for Hate”, because that is exactly what they are. Op-ed.Shmuel Sackett, 02/06/2021 16:41
The lie that eternally bugs Israel

The lie that eternally bugs Israel

On July 17, 1968, the newborn 'Palestinian people' sprang from the PLO Charter claiming the 'West Bank' and Gaza as their birthright. Op-ed.Steve Apfel, 02/06/2021 16:06
From "Defund the Police" to "Defund Israel"

From "Defund the Police" to "Defund Israel"

A racism and oppressor-oppressed narrative on the Israeli-Arab conflict disregards geopolitical realities and the region's history. Op-ed. Ioannis E. Kotoulas, 02/06/2021 08:00
Dolphinarium Plus 20 : They must lose

Dolphinarium Plus 20 : They must lose

Islamists don't care a whit about human life lost. They only care that Jews not live in the Land of Israel. Therein lies the answer. Op-ed.Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Hirsch  , 02/06/2021 07:40
A time to killl, a time to heal

A time to killl, a time to heal

An Israeli Navy SEAL's book about his journey back to civilian life, his love for Israel, and how he now heals others. Review.Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 01/06/2021 19:47
A last desperate plea for Israeli MKs not to mess up

A last desperate plea for Israeli MKs not to mess up

Election #4 resulted in 65 seats for the Israeli Right respect for religion, honor for Jewish culture, a move to change the courts.Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 01/06/2021 19:44
Let us now praise Bill Maher

Let us now praise Bill Maher

How many viewers see Israel in a different light after watching his show last week? Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 01/06/2021 14:00
In the court of international opinion, Israel will always lose by winning

In the court of international opinion, Israel will always lose by winning

Winning in the court of world opinion would entail a willful effort to be bloodied, to be humiliated, in short, to lose. I pass. Op-ed.Douglas Altabef, 01/06/2021 10:00
The strategic consequences of Bennett’s megalomania

The strategic consequences of Bennett’s megalomania

The government about to be formed will be the weakest and most radical in Israeli history - and a diplomatic and military catastrophe. Op-edCaroline Glick, 31/05/2021 23:50
The rise and fall of the Never Netanyahu coalition

The rise and fall of the Never Netanyahu coalition

The only thing uniting the Never Netanyahu coalition is hatred of him, and of religious Jews. That won't make for stable power-sharing.Op-edDaniel Greenfield, 31/05/2021 23:40
The world under siege as Big Tech weaponizes Democracy

The world under siege as Big Tech weaponizes Democracy

Silicon Valley has the government answering to them on every level, proving a greater threat than the Russian Communists. Op EdOrthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce, 31/05/2021 21:45