Opeds

Changing Israel's mindset about its boundaries

Changing Israel's mindset about its boundaries

Last week, for the first time ever, Israel stopped playing defense when it comes to its boundaries. This should be a precedent. Op-ed.Avraham Shusteris, 09/05/2021 10:00
The best is yet to come

The best is yet to come

At some point, the mainstream American public will wake up to what is happening to their country, and they will react. Op-ed.Joe David, 09/05/2021 06:26
Meet the Arab businessman terrorist

Meet the Arab businessman terrorist

The terrorist who shot three unarmed young Israelis last week, murdering one, is a US citizen and businessman. Op-ed.Shmuel Sackett, 08/05/2021 23:04
Earth Day – the crisis is for real?

Earth Day – the crisis is for real?

We are led to see climate as an existential threat to life. Hysteria creates fear and fear makes people believe what they’re told. Op-ed.Steve Apfel, 08/05/2021 21:47
Not fit to print: The NYTimes on Sheikh Jarrah

Not fit to print: The NYTimes on Sheikh Jarrah

The courts evicted Arab squatters from the Shimon Hatzaddik homes, and they have appealed, but the NYTimes has made its own decision. Op-ed.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 08/05/2021 20:28
Lapid and Bennett officially on the clock to try to end Netanyahu’s tenure

Lapid and Bennett officially on the clock to try to end Netanyahu’s tenure

Bennett had pledged he would not sit in any government with Lapid. It is now clear that he was negotiating rotation terms all the time.Op-edAlex Traiman, 07/05/2021 16:30
You know Philip Roth. But do you know Blake Bailey?

You know Philip Roth. But do you know Blake Bailey?

Cancelling Bailey's book is a hanging without a trial, and with that, all our heads are in the same noose. Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 07/05/2021 14:30
A complex relationship made in heaven

A complex relationship made in heaven

If Jews feel threatened by some Christians through conversion or assimilation, Christianity itself feels threatened by Judaism. Op-ed.Melanie Phillips, 07/05/2021 11:00
Arab protests against the Balfour Declaration and Jewish immigration, May 1921

Arab protests against the Balfour Declaration and Jewish immigration, May 1921

The British response to the pogroms encouraged the oppressors, rewarded violence, and penalized the victims - just like in Russia. Op-ed.Dr. Alex Grobman, 07/05/2021 09:22
Something to worry about…

Something to worry about…

The deadlock in which Israel’s political system is mired is in large measure the result of judicial disregard—or distortion—of the law.Op-edDr. Martin Sherman, 07/05/2021 00:28
An open letter to Israel's Muslim Terrorists

An open letter to Israel's Muslim Terrorists

Terrorists have been attempting to kill Jews in Israel for 100 years, but the Jewish State continues to thrive, Op Ed.Abba Yitzchak, 06/05/2021 19:20
Thank you, Amichai Chikli

Thank you, Amichai Chikli

Chikli is not a political pro; he was seeking to become a public servant. He reminded us that what a candidate says actually matters. Op-ed.Douglas Altabef, 06/05/2021 12:44
How Turkey and Israel treat minorities

How Turkey and Israel treat minorities

The Turkish government has never offered self-rule to any indigenous non-Turkish group in Asia Minor. Compare that to the Jewish state.Op-edUzay Bulut, 06/05/2021 12:08
A letter to my grandson for his bar mitzvah: An Iggeres for the new generation

A letter to my grandson for his bar mitzvah: An Iggeres for the new generation

A bar mitzvah letter from grandfather to grandson on humility, leadership, and striving to be the best we can be.Martin Oliner, 06/05/2021 10:14
Jewish apathy fuels missionary zeal

Jewish apathy fuels missionary zeal

Israelis want to foster evangelical support, but often do not distinguish Christian missionaries from those who are not, Op-ed.Matthew M. Hausman , 05/05/2021 20:49
Überpolitical correctness is intellectual terror

Überpolitical correctness is intellectual terror

UK universities are firing a roster of famous scholars and intellectuals for saying what they think about race, slavery Empire.Op-ed.Giulio Meotti‏, 05/05/2021 20:35
The "why" of Meron

The "why" of Meron

it would be fulfilling to know why that awful tragedy took place, why bad things happen to good people.. Op-ed.Larry Gordon, 05/05/2021 16:41
A brand new cold war?

A brand new cold war?

What really lies behind the mutual expulsion of diplmats and not so veiled threats between Russia and the USA? Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi, 05/05/2021 11:23
BDS – all from the Bible

BDS – all from the Bible

The cursers avoid the ‘Jew’ word; it would be self-destructive. Curse the Zionists all you like but don’t call them Jews. Op-ed.Steve Apfel, 04/05/2021 22:18
Justice, justice shall you pursue: The crisis for American and French justice

Justice, justice shall you pursue: The crisis for American and French justice

France and the USA are struggling with moral and cultural relativism critical race theory and equity” not “equality” before the Law. Op-ed.Howard Rotberg, 04/05/2021 17:00
Open Society partners with Far-Right in Hungary to Oust Orbán

Open Society partners with Far-Right in Hungary to Oust Orbán

The left-wing NGO network attacks conservative governments: Globalists are partnering with neo-Nazi Jobbik against Orban in Hungary. Op-ed.Richard Abelson, 04/05/2021 15:54
Tragedies and humanity

Tragedies and humanity

Tragedies occur on a regular basis in all human societies, and they have done so since the beginning of recorded human history. Op-ed.Rabbi Berel Wein, 04/05/2021 12:21
Stiff-necked Israeli politicians

Stiff-necked Israeli politicians

I won’t mention the players who hold all the cards because I don’t know them well, but must say they are being childish and churlish.Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 04/05/2021 09:00
A Marshall Plan for Palestinian Arabs? Islamists in the Knesset?

A Marshall Plan for Palestinian Arabs? Islamists in the Knesset?

Islamists in Israel's government is as disastrous a 'policy of appeasement' as Chamberlain's was. And the PA is not postwar Dresden. Op-ed.L. Charm Tenenbaum, 03/05/2021 20:14
Israel needs to achieve deterrence as a first step towards victory

Israel needs to achieve deterrence as a first step towards victory

The terrorist attack severely injuring two Israelis at the Tapuach Junction, shows how little deterrent we have. Op-ed/Gregg Roman, 03/05/2021 15:22
Palestinian Arabs celebrate murderers of U.S. citizen; will Biden's Administration react?

Palestinian Arabs celebrate murderers of U.S. citizen; will Biden's Administration react?

The Munich victims were not merely murdered. They were tortured and mutilated, as verified in a series of ghastly photographs. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 03/05/2021 14:42
Who’s responsible for the Meron disaster?

Who’s responsible for the Meron disaster?

No one factor is to blame. A perfect storm of elements came together, exposing a system filled with flaws, many of them cultural. Op-ed.Alex Traiman, 03/05/2021 08:57
Iran: Where Biden and Israel’s legal fraternity converge

Iran: Where Biden and Israel’s legal fraternity converge

With elected leaders hamstrung by unelected lawyers, Israel's ability to carry out a policy to block Iran's nuclear power is not high.Op-ed.Caroline Glick, 02/05/2021 21:09
The first 100 days of Biden

The first 100 days of Biden

Worrying trends, especially for Israel. Op-ed.Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin, 02/05/2021 20:41
Orwell's 1984 has come to life in 2021

Orwell's 1984 has come to life in 2021

Liberal cancel culture is the real expression of the once unimaginable situation described in Orwell’s 1984. Op-ed.Giulio Meotti, 02/05/2021 16:50
Jealousy, betrayal, civil war

Jealousy, betrayal, civil war

A look back at King Saul's dispute with David over the Israelite kingdom. Unfortunately so far, history is not repeating itself. Op-ed.Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Hirsch  , 02/05/2021 12:40
Who was Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai whose grave is in Meron?

Who was Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai whose grave is in Meron?

What made Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai's grave the pilgrimage site for hundreds of thousands on Lag Ba'Omer?Barry Shaw, 01/05/2021 22:52
Peace in texts used by UNRWA Schools

Peace in texts used by UNRWA Schools

UNRWA schools use textbooks provided by the Palestinian Authority. What do they say about ending the Palestinian Arab-Israel conflict?Op-edDavid Bedein, 01/05/2021 22:29
Israel, Iran and the ‘Prince Charles question’

Israel, Iran and the ‘Prince Charles question’

Prince Charles: While nations must maintain defences against hostile states, they must avoid... stimulating aggression by them. Op-ed.Michael Pinto-Duschinsky, 01/05/2021 21:48
The dangerous immorality of Human Rights Watch

The dangerous immorality of Human Rights Watch

As Israel’s record speaks for itself, so does the record of Human Rights Watch. Op-ed.Faith Quintero, 30/04/2021 14:00
How Biden is smashing America’s moral compass and dragging the West behind it

How Biden is smashing America’s moral compass and dragging the West behind it

Obama repudiated the “Durban Declaration and Program of Action” for its demonization of Israel. Biden has embraced it. Op-edMelanie Phillips, 30/04/2021 09:56
Meron tragedy aftermath: Coping with trauma

Meron tragedy aftermath: Coping with trauma

When, G-d forbid,disaster strikes, in addition to prayer, mourning and shock, there are coping strategies. Op-ed.Avi Tenenbaum, 30/04/2021 07:44
When generals stray into politics…

When generals stray into politics…

Despite the resounding failure of the idea, 3 former IDF generals urged Biden to “keep open a path to an eventual two-state solution.”Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 30/04/2021 04:00
J Street and Abbas deserve each other

J Street and Abbas deserve each other

The group completely misunderstands the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, ignoring its psychological, historical and religious roots. Op-ed.Mitchell Bard, 29/04/2021 23:59
A new world order: clash or coexistence?

A new world order: clash or coexistence?

Washington’s relations with Beijing and Moscow are far more important and serious than the complexity of their conceptual differences.Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi, 29/04/2021 15:32
Israel reels from rockets, riots and arm-wrestlng

Israel reels from rockets, riots and arm-wrestlng

Sa'ar, Bennett and Liberman are politically like Netanyahu and LIkud, but are eroding Israel's ability to deal with its real problems.Op-ed.David Singer, 29/04/2021 10:00
Really, only two choices exist that make sense

Really, only two choices exist that make sense

Only two choices exist that make sense from the 4th round of Israeli elections, but that doesn't mean we will see one of them occur. Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 29/04/2021 06:23
Israel must not stand idly by

Israel must not stand idly by

If Washington returns to the Iran nuclear deal, we must stand up and warn that it is a threat not only to Israel but to the world. Op-ed.Danny Danon, 29/04/2021 06:15
A refugee solution for Biden — from 1944

A refugee solution for Biden — from 1944

Biden’s fear of backlash reportedly contributed to the slide from his initial promise of 125,000 refugess to 62,500, to 15,000. Op-ed.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 28/04/2021 16:03
Israel, the longer view

Israel, the longer view

In electoral terms, Israel is now emerging as the most conservative nation in the democratic world. Op-ed.Michel Gurfinkiel, 28/04/2021 13:18
Israel has no choice but to act on its own to stop Iran

Israel has no choice but to act on its own to stop Iran

Israel is pleading against more appeasement of Tehran. But revelations about Kerry’s betrayal help explain the US refusal to listen. Op-ed.Jonathan S. Tobin, 28/04/2021 05:22
Dealing a blow to Zionism

Dealing a blow to Zionism

There is no legal, historic or religious basis for the Zionist left’s campaign to stop Jews from buying land in Judea and Samaria. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 28/04/2021 04:00
The riots must end now - here's how

The riots must end now - here's how

These riots are actually not riots at all, they are acts of war by violent persons whose dream is to spill Jewish blood. No more. Op-ed.Shmuel Sackett, 27/04/2021 18:46
What is malignant normality and why should you care?`

What is malignant normality and why should you care?`

'Evil ideologies shape our thinking even when we think we’re resisting them,' said David Mills. Op-ed.Diane Bederman, 27/04/2021 18:31
Israel's birthrate - keep it high!

Israel's birthrate - keep it high!

An Israeli economist who wants to cut child allowances because they encourage having large families has his priorities wrong.Op-ed.Leonie Ben-Simon, 27/04/2021 15:43
The Palestinian Arabs will lose Jerusalem too

The Palestinian Arabs will lose Jerusalem too

The Palestinian Arabs will eventually lose all Arab rights in Jerusalem just as they lost lands in the previous wars they instigated. Op-ed.Ron Jager, 27/04/2021 12:56
The insane ruling on a Jewish woman’s murder: Maybe the French court is on drugs

The insane ruling on a Jewish woman’s murder: Maybe the French court is on drugs

If the French court is on drugs, French law says it bears no responsibility for its insane ruling on the Halimi murderer. Op-ed.Bruce S. Ticker, 26/04/2021 20:00
The captains of the Titanic can’t see the icebergs

The captains of the Titanic can’t see the icebergs

The leaders of the right-wing camp and of the rightist parties seem to be completely out of touch with reality at this point. Op-ed.Yehudit Katsover & Nadia Matar, 26/04/2021 16:29
San Remo Resolution Day, April 25, should be an Israeli holiday

San Remo Resolution Day, April 25, should be an Israeli holiday

The Mandate for Palestine, was based on the San Remo Resolution, giving Jews the right to settle in all of Palestine.Op-ed.Barry Shaw, 26/04/2021 16:00
Israel is entering the era of cultural self identity politics

Israel is entering the era of cultural self identity politics

A country governed by multpile parties each based on its own self-identity may not succeed in facing Israel's existential realities. Op-ed.Dr. Chaim C.. Cohen, 26/04/2021 14:36
On Jew-haters and Jewish haters of Jews

On Jew-haters and Jewish haters of Jews

What creates Jewish Jew-haters as opposed to others? Whence stems the sickness? Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 26/04/2021 11:12
An open letter to Butler U’s Students for Justice in Palestine and fellow travelers

An open letter to Butler U’s Students for Justice in Palestine and fellow travelers

bigots do not get to define the nature of the bigotry they inflict on their victims. Anti-Semites do not get to define anti-Semitism. Op-ed.Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, 26/04/2021 10:07