Opeds

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
Iran’s irrationality in relation to Israel

Iran’s irrationality in relation to Israel

The mullahs do not want us to think like them They don’t want to stick to the rules of the game that they play regionally. Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi, 15/10/2021 09:35
The Chelm Report: Anti-Jewish hate crimes in Europe not related to anti-Semitism?

The Chelm Report: Anti-Jewish hate crimes in Europe not related to anti-Semitism?

For the last 3000 years, or so it seems, Jewish leaders have been conducting polls trying to gauge how much non-Jews like us. Op-ed.Marc Berman, 15/10/2021 09:23
Writer Sally Rooney – anti-Semite of the month

Writer Sally Rooney – anti-Semite of the month

It is necessary to share what came, to me at least, upon reading the news about Sally Rooney. Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 14/10/2021 13:27
Idiots, be woke over China, not Israel

Idiots, be woke over China, not Israel

Those who refuse to be translated for Israelis have no problem with China where Nobel Prize writer Liu Xiaobo died behind bars.Op-ed.Giulio Meotti‏, 14/10/2021 13:07
Respond to Palestinian Authority expansion plans by building in Atarot

Respond to Palestinian Authority expansion plans by building in Atarot

Atarot is Jewish-owned land captured by Jordan in 1948 and liberated in 1967. It can solve the housing shortage and demography crisis. Op-edNadav Shragai, 14/10/2021 10:00
Haredim are not objects and not "for sale"

Haredim are not objects and not "for sale"

Does the Prime Minister prefer Arab influence in the government over haredim who are loyal to the Torah and Jewish state? Op-ed.Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin, 14/10/2021 07:22
Can concerned parents threaten totalitarian education in US schools?

Can concerned parents threaten totalitarian education in US schools?

Parents are being called domestic terrorists for opposing radical changes in their children's education. This will boomerang on Biden.Op-ed.Alan Bergstein, 13/10/2021 18:30
Corona Fiasco in Israel

Corona Fiasco in Israel

Some policy has been excellent, especially the Pfizer vaccine story, including ordering the 3rd dose. But other things were botched. Op-ed.Dr. Aryeh Hirsch  , 13/10/2021 09:24
Yair Lapid’s foreign-policy follies

Yair Lapid’s foreign-policy follies

Lapid has operated without much criticism, but has overseen highly questionable diplomatic moves that harm national-security interests.Op-edAlex Traiman, 13/10/2021 07:38
The Sally Rooney episode: BDS proves once again that it’s all about the anti-Semitism

The Sally Rooney episode: BDS proves once again that it’s all about the anti-Semitism

Rooney's translation refusal and Ben & Jerry’s singling out Israel for boycotts, tell us all we need to know about Jew-hatred. Op-ed.Jonathan S. Tobin, 13/10/2021 07:00
Elazar Stern: I withdraw candidacy with clean hands and a full heart.

Elazar Stern: I withdraw candidacy with clean hands and a full heart.

Intelligence Minister explains decision to withdraw candidacy for leadership of the Jewish Agency.Minister Elazar Stern, 12/10/2021 19:27
Israel’s critics have a new slogan

Israel’s critics have a new slogan

Israel-critics think the slogan is clever because it comes from a phrase used by PM Naftali Bennett. They’ve taken it out of context.Op-ed Stephen M. Flatow, 12/10/2021 10:58
Should Israel change its superpower sponsor?

Should Israel change its superpower sponsor?

Due to irreversible anti-Israel changes in American society at large, the America-Israel relationship has started to unravel. Op-ed.Abba Yitzchak, 12/10/2021 10:40
No place for guilt over Israel's self-defense

No place for guilt over Israel's self-defense

Israel’s behavior in wartime should be judged exactly as we do any other country at war, such as the US and its allies in WWII.Op-ed.Moshe Phillips, 12/10/2021 09:00
Tyrants, tax-havens and territory

Tyrants, tax-havens and territory

Israel may soon face a huge expanse of territory controlled by radical Islamists, stretching from Greater Tel Aviv to Iraq and beyond.Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 12/10/2021 08:28
What we should have remembered on Indigenous Day (aka Columbus Day)

What we should have remembered on Indigenous Day (aka Columbus Day)

Columbus conquered America in 1492 shortly after Muslims conquered Constantinople in 1453. If one is an occupier, so is the other. Op-ed.Ezequiel Doiny , 12/10/2021 07:45
Antisemitic EU & ECRI policies on Israel cannot be whitewashed

Antisemitic EU & ECRI policies on Israel cannot be whitewashed

ECRI’s words: “Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories” for legally mandated territory is a manifestation of antisemitism. Op-ed.David Singer, 11/10/2021 12:28
Liberals want your kids

Liberals want your kids

And you thought only the PA, the Palestinian Authority, teaches hatred to its young as a good thing. Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 11/10/2021 11:00
Arabs in Israel, Jews in America

Arabs in Israel, Jews in America

Jews never will be equal in America as Jews. As people, yes. As Jews, never. Arabs will feel that way in Israel. It's not surprising. Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 11/10/2021 08:19
One of the most Extraordinary Rabbis ever - Rabbi Dr. Moshe Dovid Tendler Z’TL

One of the most Extraordinary Rabbis ever - Rabbi Dr. Moshe Dovid Tendler Z’TL

Rabbi Dr. Moshe Dovid Tendler was the perfect person to bridge the old and the new worlds into a harmonious wholeJoseph Frager, MD, 11/10/2021 06:46
Aliyah is a Torah Commandment

Aliyah is a Torah Commandment

For Jews who have yet to return to Israel or have left it, the Torah demands of them to make Aliyah. Op-ed.Yshai Amichai, 10/10/2021 20:10
Revolution has come to America

Revolution has come to America

Americans are losing their liberty not to armies from China or Russia, or terrorists from Al-Qaeda, but to domestic revolutionaries. Op-ed.Caroline Glick, 10/10/2021 19:23
The aliyah and visa crisis is NOT such a “success story”

The aliyah and visa crisis is NOT such a “success story”

Israel is proud of a 31% increase in aliya from last year, but that euphoria is somewhat deceptive. Look closer. Op-ed.Ben Kerido, 10/10/2021 19:00