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80 million refugees roam the world today

There is a long history of displacement and flight causing millions to become refugees. The story of WWII internment of Jews. Review.

80 million refugees roam the world today

The rubble that could have been Jews

80 years ago this week, the USA decided that rubble from Bristol was worth saving and that Jews were not. Op-ed.

The rubble that could have been Jews

Pseudo-scholars promoting the malevolence of Israel and Jews

Academia’s contemporary blood libel. There is no more accurate way to describe the vicious and ugly tropes. Opinion.

Pseudo-scholars promoting the malevolence of Israel and Jews

Reflections on Jews and money

Jews have historically had far better reasons to value money than most non-Jews, but those who have money are great philanthropists. Op-ed

Reflections on Jews and money

The Book of Esther and our totalitarian challenge

We suffer from totalitarian incursions: cancel culture, propagandized news, government surveillance, and more, as did the Jews of Persia.

The Book of Esther and our totalitarian challenge

Finally, I disagree with everybody

They tell me Putin is not a villain. They tell me Zelensky is a good guy. And then the Russians and the Ukrainians both killed Jews. Op-ed.

Finally, I disagree with everybody

War Forces Local Jews To Flee on Shabbat

The principle of saving lives take precedence.

War Forces Local Jews To Flee on Shabbat

Getting off the fence: Is Israel to be a Jewish state or a state of Jews?

Why is it important that Jews survive if we are not going to observe the Torah? What would the world be missing if there were no Jews?Op-ed.

Getting off the fence

Ukraine and the Jews

What can Israel and worldwide Jewry learn from the Ukraine crisis? Op-ed.

Ukraine and the Jews

Planet of the Jews

Jewish Life in the Land of Israel is not the same as Jewish Life in foreign lands.

Planet of the Jews

Response to Whoopi: Why the Jews?

The unconstrained, ideologicall drive to murder every Jew distinguishes the Holocaust from prior and later ethnocide and mass murder. Op-ed.

Response to Whoopi: Why the Jews?

The six orphans left alone reveal their father's mask of anguish

On Friday, a levayah set out from Green Park in Modi'in Illit. Jews silently accompanied Rabbi Guy Gad Tzadok on his final journey.

The six orphans left alone reveal their father's mask of anguish

Convince the Jew haters that Jews DO run the world

End antisemitism. Scare off the haters by telling them we do control the world and they better be nice to us or we will use our power.Op-ed.

Convince the Jew haters that Jews DO run the world

The Jews and the Greeks

A miniscule point of Hebrew grammar, so esoteric that few people ever notice it or are even aware of it, teaches us a central lesson.

The Jews and the Greeks

Top Polish soccer referee blasted for offensive rant about Jews

Senior referee responds to program combating anti-Semitism in soccer with rant that plays on offensive stereotypes.

Top Polish soccer referee blasted for offensive rant about Jews

Prof. Phyllis Chesler answers Giulio Meotti''s tough questions

A7 veteran op-ed writers Meotti of Italy and Chesler of NY, defenders of Israel and Jews, engaged in a Q&A session-and sent it to us.Op-ed.

Prof. Phyllis Chesler answers Giulio Meotti''s tough questions

New Jeopardy! host under fire for past comment about Jews

Mike Richards apologizes after past distasteful comments about Jews, women and poor people from a podcast resurface.

New Jeopardy! host under fire for past comment about Jews

When the Jew-bashers are Jews

Their values turn Jewish principles on their heads, and their Israel-bashing is a thin veneer for a hatred of Jews or Judaism itself. Op-ed.

When the Jew-bashers are Jews

Jews staying on the same page

The only way to ensure the short and long term viability of a Torah based society is loyalty to the same Torah.

Jews staying on the same page

Palestinian Authority official: No relation between Israel and Jews

Mohammad Shtayyeh, leading Palestinian Authority official, explains his theory that Jews, Israelites, and Hebrews are different entities.

PA official: No relation between Israel and Jews

Study: US Jews are getting younger

The median age of American Jews has dropped from 52 to 48 since 2013.

Study: US Jews are getting younger

Memorial plaque to be unveiled at Athens concentration camp

Thousands of Jews, Greeks and Italian POWs were imprisoned at Haidari transit camp, with most of the Jews ending up in Auschwitz.

Memorial plaque to be unveiled at Athens concentration camp

Ya’akov and Yisrael – Two levels

The quality of “Ya’akov” allows Jews to survive in times of suffering while the quality of “Yisrael” symbolizes independence. Op-ed..

Ya’akov and Yisrael – Two levels

Rutgers Hillel criticizes uni's apology for letter of support to campus Jews

Rutgers "has an established pattern of minimizing anti-Semitism" says campus Hillel in a statement.

Rutgers Hillel criticizes uni's apology for letter of support

Did Great Britain enable the Holocaust? Dr. Mordechai Kedar weighs in

World renowned orientalist notes that the siege imposed by the British on the country's shores pushed Hitler to exterminate Jews.

Did Great Britain enable the Holocaust? Dr. Moti Kedar weighs inplayer

New list compiles surnames of 20th Century Cairo Jews

Searchable list contains nearly 2,000 surnames of Cairo Jews, making it invaluable tool for researchers.

New list compiles surnames of 20th Century Cairo Jews

Canadian government refutes "shameful" claim of “8,000 Jews” massing at border

Quebec news program falsely reports that “8,000 Jews” had arrived at the border for Passover.

Canadian gov refutes "shameful" claim of “8,000 Jews” at border

Passover for the Mountain Jews is rich in tradition

No pickles, no shankbone, no cemetery visits: Central Asian Mountain Jews try to preserve centuries-old Passover traditions.

Passover for the Mountain Jews is rich in tradition

Iranian Jews lead 'peaceful existence,' Arash Abaie says

‘Peaceful existence’: Jews in Iran freely observe their religion, communal leader says.

Iranian Jews lead 'peaceful existence,' community leader says

'The pandemic encourages Aliyah, but also inhibits it'

The coronavirus brings with it fear and a kind of darkness. As Jews, our light knows how to overcome this darkness as well

'The pandemic encourages Aliyah, but also inhibits it'

A lawyer from California has published a call for Iran to wipe out the Jews

Callifornia bar association refuses to take action over attorney's praise for Hitler and call for genocide of Jews.

California lawyer calls for Jews to be exterminated

The most comfortable exile ever - what could possibly go wrong?

Is it prescient that the Torah readings during this stormy period in the USA are about the change in Egypt's attitude towards the Jews?

The most comfortable exile ever - what could possibly go wrong?

Caucasian Jews in danger of assimilation to radial Islam

A Jewish businessman accuses Israel of 'forgetting' the Jews of the Caucasus region.

Buisnessman calls for outreach to Caucasian Jewry

Shabbat Jews and Hanukkah Jews

Light as a symbol: Hanukkah candles and Shabbat candles - Liturgical reflections on Hanukkah - The Menorah on the Arch of Titus.

Shabbat Jews and Hanukkah Jews

An open letter to Jessica Krug

An American Zionist living in Israel talks to the professor who pretended she was black when she was actually - Jewish. Op-ed.

An open letter to Jessica Krug

I saw the writing in the sky

I saw the writing in the sky

In Jersey City, blacks and Jews are working to increase harmony after shooting attack

Two weeks after deadly shooting, blacks and Jews in Jersey City unite for holiday charity drive. 'We're all in this together.'

Jersey City: Blacks, Jews, hold holiday charity drive

Secular Jews claim they don't exist to spite the president

Secular Jews claim they don't exist to spite the president

Israeli politicians and the sin of foolishness

Many politicians have what to apologize for, and there's no time to do so like the days after Yom Kippur.

Israeli politicians and the sin of foolishness

Meet the Jewish Latin Princess

Yael Trusch, host of the award-winning podcast Jewish Latin Princess, interviews the world’s most uniquely talented Jewish women.

Meet the Jewish Latin Princess