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Apoplexy greets Israel’s move against terror NGOs

How can governments maintain that they have seen no hard evidence? What they really mean is that they reject facts provided by Israel.Op-ed.

Apoplexy greets Israel’s move against terror NGOs

The irrational faith in reason of the liberal intellectual

As enemies of the West ratchet up their aggression, the more determined the Biden administration becomes to appease them.Op-ed.

The irrational faith in reason of the liberal intellectual

Faced with a tsunami of anti-Semitism, Diaspora Jews still cling to their bubble

A neo-pogrom is being facilitated by Western elites who are piously wringing their hands but not taking the action to stop it. Op-ed.

Facing a tsunami of anti-Semitism, Diaspora Jews cling to bubble

Israel: The necessary superpower

Its legendary military and security derring-do derives from its unique culture of risk-taking, creativity and thinking out of the box. Op-ed

Israel: The necessary superpower

Meghan Markle and the Jewish question

This has become a terrifying looking-glass world where morality has been turned back to front, disloyalty and spite have moral worth. Op-ed.

Meghan Markle and the Jewish question

Christian leaders remain silent as the church recycles its oldest hatred

S. African Rev. Frank Chikane of the WCC’s Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, suggested Israeli Jews were demonic. Op-ed.

Leaders remain silent as the church recycles its oldest hatred

The absurd malevolence of the International Criminal Court

The legal and moral illiteracy of the ICC’s ruling is not a blip. It follows from the very core of liberal universalist beliefs. Op-ed.

The absurd malevolence of the International Criminal Court

Obama's third term

Israel scarcely needs the absence of a phone call to tell it that it has a grave problem with the new occupant of the White House. Opinion.

Obama's third term

As America reels from political trauma, Jewish continuity points way to national unity

A covenant is a commitment going beyond mutual advantage, requiring joint obligations in an unconditional and unbreakable union. Opinion.

As US reels from political trauma, Jewish continuity is a model

Lessons from Britain’s Brexit breakthrough

The UK success provides an object lesson in strategy for democratic nations facing the Middle East or foreign aggressors' threats. Op-ed.

Lessons from Britain’s Brexit breakthrough

The driving force behind the ban on kosher slaughtering

This oppressive maneuver is supposedly motivated by concern for animal welfare, but exposes the court's lack of consistency or logic.Op-ed.

The driving force behind the ban on kosher slaughtering

Two public figures left the world: One inspirational, one despicable

The contrast is between those who choose life and those who inflict death those who promote love and those who incite hatred. Op-ed.

Two public figures left us: One inspirational, one despicable

The BBC isn’t just too ‘woke’—over Israel, it incites baseless hatred

Boris Johnson reportedly intends to install a new chairman who will challenge BBC leftism, but what about its Israel-bashing? Op-ed.

The BBC isn’t just too ‘woke’- over Israel, it incites hatred

Trivializing the true evil of Nazism

Democrats, including Jewish ones, call Trump a Nazi, distorting the meaning of Nazism and turning it into an empty political smear. Op-ed.

Trivializing the true evil of Nazism

The free world’s craven and hypocritical fifth column

It is time for a unified resolve to stop Iran's evil. But standing up for that are only the United States, Israel and the Gulf states. Op-ed

The free world’s craven and hypocritical fifth column

After 71 years, Israel is like the bougainvillea in my garden

After 71 years, Israel is like the bougainvillea in my garden

Watch Melanie Philips discuss Modi visit, Trump's speech, Brexit

Times of London columnist, author, broadcaster, & public speaker analyzes meaning of Modi visit, Trump's Poland speech, and Brexit blowback.

Watch Melanie Philips discuss Modi visit, Trump's speech, Brexit