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Proud lunatic: Billy Joel and the Diaspora Jewish baby boomers

Proud lunatic: Billy Joel and the Diaspora Jewish baby boomers

Renowned, talented singer-songwriter Billy Joel.is a prototype of what has happened to American Jewry's baby boomers. Opinion.

Yad Vashem covers up the Islamic Role in the Holocaust

Under Left-Wing Gov, Yad Vashem covers up the Islamic role in the Holocaust

Veteran tour guide Shalom Pollack refused to back down when Yad Vashem removed photo of Jerusalem Mufti meeting Hitler from its walls.Op-ed.

The case for engaging with anti-Semitic ideas

The case for engaging with anti-Semitic ideas

The conventional approach of Jewish organizations to tackling antisemitism has created a counter-cultural movement.Op-ed

Tough luck for the Jewish couple booted off a plane

Tough luck for the Jewish couple booted off a plane

No one stood up for them. What’s happening to us? Op-ed.

The Jew who cracked Japan's war codes before Pearl Harbor

The Jew who cracked Japan's war codes before Pearl Harbor

How a Jewish immigrant cracked Japan's military code, revealing Pearl Harbor to be target of secret attack - only to be ignored. Op-ed.

Zot Hannukah? Is this Hannukah?

Zot Hannukah? Is this Hannukah?

The last night of Hannukah is called "Zot Hannukah"- ""this is Hannukah." The 8 lights are meant to illuminate Jewish pride. Do they?

Watch out for Biden's submission to Iran.

Watch out for Biden's submission to Iran.

Biden would love nothing more than to give his predecessor a thumb in the eye by satisfying the demands of the Mullahs to make peace. Op-ed.

Wayward journalists

Wayward journalists

Journalists want rabbis who are in the House of Study, away from the public, trotted out for ceremonies and with no say on religion..Op-ed.

Aliyah for the elderly

Aliyah for the elderly

The Patriarch Abraham made aliyah at 75, but for many of the elderly, that may not be the best time to begin to lead a new life. Op-ed.

Why are Orthodox Jewish leaders praising Doug Emhoff?

Why are Orthodox Jewish leaders praising Doug Emhoff?

Orthodox rabbis, since halakha is that a person’s Jewish lineage is from a Jewish mother, are setting a dangerous precedent. Opinion.

Omicron- a divine Hannukah present?

Omicron- a divine Hannukah present?

Perhaps Omicron is the mutant the world has been hoping for, and  should be praying for. Opinion.

Cry, the beloved countries

Cry, the beloved countries

The title is taken from a famous book on South Africa, but but it aptly describes the situation in both America and Israel today. Opinion.

How the ‘Islamophobia’ industry shuts down criticism of Islam

The ‘Islamophobia’ industry’s attempt to shut down all criticism of Islam

Exposing the role that Islamic jihad theology and ideology play in the modern global conflicts. Diane Bederman latest book. Interview.

The Hannukah of fools

The Hannukah of fools

The lights mean that while Jews remain true to G-d and Torah, He would be there. Explain that to Kamala, Ben and Jerry, George Soros.Op-ed.

Islamic Infiltration of Europe

Islamic Infiltration of Europe

Top German news anchor supports Hamas, demands “Down with USA!” There are others. Op-ed.

Finding a better way

Finding a better way

Immigrant from Oakland, California reflects on the challenges - and the blessings - of making Aliyah. Op-ed.

Assimilation is Killing the Jewish People

Assimilation is Killing the Jewish People

Jewish Reform movement has failed . It is up to the Orthodox to do a much better job of bringing back our own. Opinion.

Abraham Accords momentum isn’t fading; it’s soaring

Abraham Accords momentum isn’t fading; it’s soaring

Naysayers will dismiss them, but Abraham Accords represent a groundbreaking model for Mideast peace. Opinion.

Hebron Hanukkah

Hebron Hanukkah

Irrefutable facts of Jewish history affirm President Herzog’s choice of Machpelah burial site to light first candle of Hanukkah. Opinion.

Imagine’ all those people …

Imagine’ all those people …

Indifference or active opposition to border control, without which a nation ceases to exist, is an attitude of national self-hate. Op-ed.

You couldn't make this up!!

You couldn't make this up!!

There may be things more depraved than an Israeli minister soliciting funds for a self-declared mortal foe, but none come to mind. Op-ed.

Iranians are being killed for seeking water. Where is Biden?

Iranians are being killed for seeking water. Why is Biden silent?

Iran is imitating Chinese oppression. Biden should not ignore the Human Rights abuses.Opinion.

Western liberals in service of the Muslim Brotherhood

Western liberals in service of the Muslim Brotherhood

The Muslim Brotherhood uses Western liberals to advance their agenda, duping them into joining the most illiberal group extant.Opinion.

What to make of Éric Zemmour?

What to make of Éric Zemmour?

Despite my many criticisms, large and small, of Zemmour, I would vote for him were I a French citizen. Op-ed.

Temple Emanu-El silences pro and amplifies anti-Israel voice

Temple Emanu-El silences a pro-Israel and amplifies an anti-Israel voice

The temple preferred to hear Peter Beinart, who advocates the end of Israel and supports BDS, than my series on biblical trials. Op-ed/.

Is Kyle the best we’ve got for a hero?

Is Kyle the best we’ve got for a hero?

To say that he is not guilty is one thing, but to use an act of Congress to stamp him a hero is something else. Opinion.

The COVID dilemmas: Antivaxxers in the UK

The COVID dilemmas: Antivaxxers in the UK

Boosters should deal with the Omicron threat — but what about antivaxers? Op-ed.

The COVID dilemmas:  Tzuris and Kashas in the USA

The COVID dilemmas: Tzuris and Kashas in the USA

Don't ask these four kashas because you may not want to hear the answers.. A spoof on the COVID situation. Op-ed.

If Israel swallows Arab propaganda why shouldn't EU and UN?

If Israel swallows Arab propaganda on Judea and Samaria why shouldn't EU and UN?

Israel’s MFA website has given some of the Arab revisionist rewrite of history unwarranted credibility. Opinion.

The decline and fall of journalistic integrity

The decline and fall of journalistic integrity

The decline of American journalism has been realized by reporters and editors acting as partisan foot soldiers instead of watchdogs. Op-ed.

We also need to care about our own children

We also need to care about our own children

The majority of our unaffiliated brothers and sisters are not anti-religious. They were not exposed to Judaism's depth and beauty.Op-ed.

The Sahara issue: A clear-cut Moroccan position

The Sahara issue: A clear-cut Moroccan position

The US decision to recognize Morocco’s sovereignty in the Sahara is a shift in international position in favor of the kingdom's cause.Op-ed.

Free as a Jew

Free as a Jew

Harvard Yiddish Prof. Ruth R. Wisse’s new memoir is sharp, examined, and a more urgent read than ever Review.

The Leningrad Trial - a modern day Hannukah saga

The Leningrad Trial - a modern day Hannukah saga

The trial began on the first day of Hannukah and the accused's imprisonment lasted for years, but a miracle occurred along the way. Excerpt.

University of Toronto has a Jewish Problem

University of Toronto has a Jewish Problem

Social justice warriors blatantly seek to blacklist and purge pro-Israel Jews from campus. Op-ed.

Yom HaGirush—the inside story

Yom HaGirush—the inside story

From Morocco to India, Yemen to Afghanistan, centuries of legacies were incinerated with barely a murmur from the world. Op-ed.

The set-up on ‘Debating Israel and Apartheid’

The set-up on ‘Debating Israel and Apartheid’

Members of a panel to speak at a conference of the American Historical Association essentially hold the same negative views on Israel.Op-ed.

Reimagining Hannukah as the festival of victory

Reimagining Hannukah as the festival of victory

Victory, a forcing of one’s enemy into submission and achieving one’s military aims is a positive goal in Judaism and Jewish history. Op-ed.

It's my murdered child's birthday

It's my murdered child's birthday

Bereaved mother writes: My angelic, generous, musical and loving daughter is gone while terrorist Ahlam Tamimi is alive and free in Jordan.

Israel and the new ‘Old Europe’

Israel and the new ‘Old Europe’

The new German government and upcoming French elections create challenges for Israel’s foreign policy which must adapt to them. Opinion.

Let’s make guns into         Menorahs

Let’s make guns into Menorahs

Not only swords can be beaten into ploughshares. Op-ed.

Hannukah panic-ah

Hannukah panic-ah

Drs. Bennett and Horror-witz are shooting from the hip, based on Ministry of Health fears. Opinion.

The Great Rebellion: Is Iran falling apart?

The Great Rebellion: Is Iran falling apart?

Half of Iran is composed of ethnic groups repulsed by the cruel regime running the country. An uprising is planned and has a date.. Op-ed.

Aliyah for Secular Jews

Aliyah for Secular Jews

Jewish outreach is clearly not enough. We need to preach Aliyah with all our might. Op-ed.

What do lone soldiers thank G-d for on Thanksgiving Day?

What do lone soldiers thank G-d for on Thanksgiving Day?

Hundreds of lone soldiers gathered in Jerusalem for a turkey dinner, and gave thanks for much more than the food. Am Yisrael Chai. Op-ed.

What Hannukah is really all about

What Hannukah is really all about

Hannukah is not a Jewish form of Xmas, nor is it a version of Yom Ha'atzmaut. The festival has a history we should all learn. Read it here.

China and Russia race ahead of America

China and Russia race ahead of America

The US has been twiddling its thumbs while the Chinese and the Russians develop anti-satellite capabilities and hypersonic missiles.Op-ed.

The missing photo of Hitler and the Mufti of Jerusalem

The missing photo of Hitler and the Mufti of Jerusalem

When Yad Vashem exhibits were redone, a telling photo was not returned to the prominent position it had had before. Why not? Op-ed.

London or Londonistan?

London or Londonistan?

London, where imams are free to foment holy war against the West and MPs are killed in churches, is being strangled by Islamism. Opinion.

Orwell’s favorite lobby: J Street

Orwell’s favorite lobby: J Street

Palestinians are blameless paragons of virtue who pose no threat to Israel. If those Jews would just end the “occupation” …Opinion.

Cancelling Israel’s mandatory service would be a mistake

Cancelling Israel’s mandatory service requirement would be a terrible mistake

The comparison between college life in America and Israel is a stark contrast, framed by the requirement of army service here. Opinion.

Why Israel needs a strategy to shape the narrative

Why Israel needs a strategy to shape the narrative

America and the West ignore the reality about Iran or the Palestinians or the Muslim Brotherhood. Opinion.

No foreign country should have the power to divide Jerusalem

No foreign country should have the power to divide Jerusalem

Israel should make any country's opening of a Palestinian Arab Consulate in Jerusalem illegal. Opinion.

Ateret Cohanim saving Jerusalem

Ateret Cohanim saving Jerusalem

Ateret Cohanim mourns the great loss of Eli Kay and will continue to heighten security in Jerusalem. Opinion.

The mother who smothered her son

The mother who smothered her son

Jews who want to share the Land with the Arabs are fools for even considering the idea that an Arab state should be established. Op-ed.

The Canadian 'Falcon of Malta' who died for Israel

The Canadian 'Falcon of Malta' who died for Israel

'Top Guns': The little-known story of the decorated Canadian WWII pilot who died mysteriously in 1948 after joining the Israeli Air Force.





























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