Op-Eds

Op-Eds


Why social justice warriors can’t deal with anti-Semitism

The war against the Jews is also the war against Western civilization.Op-ed.

Why social justice warriors can’t deal with anti-Semitism

1600 signatures do not kosher YU Pride Alliance

Signatures cannot override Torah prohibitions and in any event, 1600 out of 70,000 students and alumni is not an impressive result. Op-ed.

1600 signatures do not kosher YU Pride Alliance

No, YU shouldn’t 'love' proud LGBT students

YU is beyond the pale in accepting the public flaunting of LGBT behavior, unequivocally prohibited by the Torah. Op-ed.

No, YU shouldn’t 'love' proud LGBT students

A reaffirmation of Israel’s Chief Rabbinate

Israel’s chief rabbis have been the object of vindictive and unfair criticism. Op-ed.

A reaffirmation of Israel’s Chief Rabbinate

Looking back at the errors in Lapid's UN speech-and the good parts

Lapid made several egregious and damaging errors in that speech, but he also said some noteworthy things about the Jewish state. Op-ed..

Looking at the errors in Lapid's UN speech-and the good parts

'Palestsinianism'-a consistent, contrived ideology and identity

'Palestinianism' has the advantage of being an internally consistent system, its only drawback a total disconnection from reality. Op-ed.

'Palestsinianism'-a consistent, contrived ideology and identity

My grandparents’ greatest gift was their history

They believed in both their history and destiny as Jews. Loss of personal and collective Jewish identity in the USA pained them. Op-ed.

My grandparents’ greatest gift was their history

I love Tel Aviv

We do not deny that there are problems in Israel and matters demanding Tikun. But if you come on aliya, you can change them. Op-ed.

I love Tel Aviv

Who will lead the State of Israel?

This year's singing on Rosh Hashannah of 'All who believe He.. appoints kings" has special meaning during an election period. Op-ed.

Who will lead the State of Israel?

Why haven't Linda Sarsour, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib mentioned Iran's hijab protests?

When will these high-profile professional defenders of Muslims decide that Muslim women are also worthy of defending? Op-ed.

Sarsour, Omar and Tlaib haven't mentioned Iran's hijab protests

Rav Kook on teshuva: Awakening our hearts and minds

Israel's first Chief Rabbi: Which stimulus is truly fundamental to the process of true teshuva?

Rav Kook on teshuva: Awakening our hearts and minds

The Rosh Hashannah when America's most prominent rabbi criticized FDR

Rabbi Stephen Wise criticized FDR publicly just this onece and never did so again, more's the pity. Op-ed..

Rosh Hashanah when America's most prominent rabbi criticized FDR

Israel’s choice: independence or appeasement

Netanyahu's foreign poicy was based on Israeli miitary and economic power. The Lapid-Gantz policy is based on US-reliant appeasement. Op-ed.

Israel’s choice: independence or appeasement

Will Rashida Tlaib get away with her antisemitic comments?

Tlaib's problem is not with Israeli policy, but with Israel's continued existence and she makes that clear. Will the Dems stop her? Op-ed

Will Rashida Tlaib get away with her antisemitic comments?

Lapid's foolish but irrelevant UN speech

More than 60 percent of Israelis now oppose a “two-state solution” and Lapid is an interim PM. Op-ed

Lapid's foolish but irrelevant UN speech

Transgender historical revisionism

The goal is to reimagine a history in which men and women didn’t exist until being “invented” by imperialistic westerners. Op-ed.

Transgender historical revisionism

A fresh start

This year help someone in recovery chart a clear path toward a brighter tomorrow. Op-ed.

A fresh start

Lapid’s UN surprise...a favor to Biden?

Biden needs a win, Lapid needs more leftist voters, and so the two-state profanity is resurrected. Op-ed.

Lapid’s UN surprise...a favor to Biden?

Torahphobia

Torahphobes do not really take the Torah seriously, or better said, they only take seriously the parts of Torah that appeal to them.Op-ed.

Torahphobia

Leftism is not Liberalism

Today, Liberalism has far more in common with Conservatism than it does with Leftism. Op-ed.

Leftism is not Liberalism

The real reason for the war against Israel and the West

Lapid’s support for a Palestinian state compounds a disastrous error.Op-ed.

The real reason for the war against Israel and the West

G-d bless the King

The Queen was a safe and reassuring figure We all thought she could never die. Oped.

G-d bless the King

Even in politics, not everything is allowed

Lapid knows that the two-state-solution is not realistic and that Israel has buried it. What made him decide to raise it at the UN? Op-ed.

Even in politics, not everything is allowed

Israel passed the test

Immigration minister Pnina Tamano-Shata sums up last 12 months: 'It was a beautiful and meaningful year.' Op-ed.

Israel passed the test

Stopping Israel’s blood diamond sightholders

Several Israeli companies are helping Russia (willingly or not) through 'blood diamonds' a favorite commodity for sanctioned states. Op-ed.

Stopping Israel’s blood diamond sightholders

The last Shabbat of the year

We complain that kids are going off the derech but do we ever take a good, honest look at ourselves? Op-ed.

The last Shabbat of the year

Remembering a ‘founding father’ of the 'settlement' movement

I cherish the short time I spent with Elyakim Haetzni, who helped bring Jewish life back to Hebron. In memoriam.

Remembering a ‘founding father’ of the 'settlement' movement

There’s no future for Jews in an Islamized Europe

Essayist Sandelin writes: “I doubt those who lived here a generation ago would believe me when I tell them what is happening today." Op-ed.

There’s no future for Jews in an Islamized Europe

Social justice warriors ignore Arab slave masters

According to the Global Slavery Index (GSI), more than 500,000 people are slaves in Arab countries. Op-ed.

Social justice warriors ignore Arab slave masters

The New York Times, Linda Sarsour, and misinformation

Linda Sarsour is a bona fide anti-Semite in her own right, and her being a victim of a Russian troll campaign doesn't change that. Op-ed.

The New York Times, Linda Sarsour, and misinformation

Is Booking.com marking Tibet? or China?

Booking plans to mark Jewish-owned accommodations in Judea and Samaria under a travel warning, will they do the same in Tibet? Op-ed.

Is Booking.com marking Tibet? or China?

Ken Burns is all wrong about the Holocaust

One example: A dark blot on the non-Orthodox American Jewish leadership is its absence from the March on Washington. Burns omits it. Op-ed.

Ken Burns is all wrong  about the Holocaust

Why is everyone in a stew over the nuclear deal?

The deal itself is not what worries the Gulf States and Israel. It is what has happened to US strategic resolve.

Why is everyone  in a stew over the nuclear deal?

New Year message to the Gentiles from the Jews

The ten days from Rosh Hashanah to the blowing of the Shofar ending Yom Kippur are a time for introspection, best done in Florida. Op-ed.

New Year nessage to the Gentiles from the Jews

The Progressive agenda is unsustainable

Before we find ourselves freezing in the winter and raising children in dysfunctional schools, let our voices be heard. Op-ed.

The Progressive agenda is unsustainable

Bennett blinked first

When two coalition MKs said they would vote against the Settlement Law and the Opposition refused to vote for it Bennett caved. Op-ed.

Bennett blinked first

America must put Fatah on its list of terror groups

Even the party’s own officials admit that the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades is its “military arm.” Op-ed.

America must put Fatah on its list of terror groups

Was FDR a victim of the Deep State?

Good try but the State Department was implementing FDR’s policy, not sneaking around behind the president’s back. Op-ed.

Was FDR a victim of the Deep State?

The haredi/hassidic school report in the NYTimes misses the mark - widely

I know the Satmar community well, and the NYT report, another instance of its bias on Jews and Israel, was both infuriating and inane.Op-ed.

The haredi/hassidic school report in the NYTimes misses the mark

Martha’s Vineyard to migrants: Get off my lawn!

We warned you about Ken Burns misusing the Holocaust. Martha's Vineyard is Auschwitz? Op-ed.

Martha’s Vineyard to migrants: Get off my lawn!

A letter to Meta - re Al Jazeera

Facebook's “State-controlled media” labelling is to “help people understand who’s behind the news they see on Facebook.” Not Al Jazeera?

A letter to Meta - re Al Jazeera

Biden and Blinken silent on Hashemite Kingdom of Palestine

This latest Saudi plan supersedes the 1981 and 2002 Saudi Peace Plans. Blinken should go for it but is ignoring it. Op-ed

Biden and Blinken silent on Hashemite Kingdom of Palestine

The momentous task facing King Charles III

The British fear that with the Queen’s death, a Britain of priceless values may also be passing. Op-ed.

The momentous task facing King Charles III

Eyal Hulata, the man Israel's top decision makers listen to

Israel's top national security advisor assesses Israel's complex situation today. Op-ed.

Eyal Hulata, the man Israel's top decision makers listen to

There is no such status as "Jewish Homosexual"

Judaism defines the status of priest, king, prophet and more, but does not award status to an activity. Op-ed.

There is no such status as "Jewish Homosexual"

Rabbi Katz's Israel Reflection

I didn’t see many soldiers or army trucks such as I have seen on my previous visits. Op-ed.

Rabbi Katz's Israel Reflection

Chancellor Scholz’s moment of silence

Scholz stood passively and silently at his side while Abbas smeared the Jewish State, this time in Berlin, heart of a “new Germany.” Op-ed.

Chancellor Scholz’s moment of silence

A European country is dissolving in mass immigration

In the country that welcomed everyone indiscriminately, from Pakistan as from Syria, from Nigeria as from Somalia, no one feels safe. Op-ed.

A European country is dissolving in mass immigration

ADL head Jonathan Greenblatt must be replaced

Under his leadership, the ADL has failed in its responsibility to protect the American Jewish community. Op-ed.

ADL head Jonathan Greenblatt must be replaced

For Israel to be safe it must bury the Oslo delusion

The death of an IDF officer this week proves that reality is what matters, not the Israeli elite’s fantasies. Op-ed.

For Israel to be safe it must bury the Oslo delusion

How America’s Ukraine War response endangers our free-market regime

Economic freedom is tied to democracy. Sanctions not only wrecked the pillars of capitalism, they violated fundamentals of democracy. Op-ed.

 America’s Ukraine War response endangers our free-market regime

By protecting Jews, America's democracy was able to thrive

There was a time in America when Jews hit back at anti-Semites, hit them with bats, boards, shovels, and fists. Today Jews take it. Op-ed.

By protecting Jews, America's democracy was able to thrive

Against age discrimination in politics

I simply want the person who best represents my beliefs. Op-ed.

Against age discrimination in politics

Israel’s ongoing role in the struggle over Mediterranean natural gas

Rather than following the ideology of “green energy,” Israel should seek to become an indispensable energy source for Europe. Op-ed.

Israel’s role in the struggle over Mediterranean natural gas

A filmmaker’s perspective on America and the Holocaust

Does Ken Burns' film portray the problematic issues or fail to confront them? Questions to think about while watching the film. Op-ed.

 A filmmaker’s perspective on America and the Holocaust

Insidious propaganda, a tablespoon at a time

It is a steady, low-key diet of info-bits that are meant to normalize the larger lies. The New York Times does this brilliantly. Op-ed.

Insidious propaganda, a tablespoon at a time




























You may like

You may like

You may like

You may like

You may like

You may like

Taboola