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Israel and the “Obama judges”

Israel and the “Obama judges”

Assuming judges act to please whoever is running the country is not based on fact, not in the US and not in Israel. Op-ed. Stephen M. Flatow, 16/05/2021 12:00
Ah, Jerusalem!

Ah, Jerusalem!

The nine measures of beauty out of the existing ten that our sages say were taken by Jerusalem - where are they to be found? A search.Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 09/05/2021 15:30
Palestinian Arabs celebrate murderers of U.S. citizen; will Biden's Administration react?

Palestinian Arabs celebrate murderers of U.S. citizen; will Biden's Administration react?

The Munich victims were not merely murdered. They were tortured and mutilated, as verified in a series of ghastly photographs. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 03/05/2021 14:42
Dealing a blow to Zionism

Dealing a blow to Zionism

There is no legal, historic or religious basis for the Zionist left’s campaign to stop Jews from buying land in Judea and Samaria. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 28/04/2021 04:00
Americans killed by Palestinian Arabs: The forgotten terror victims

Americans killed by Palestinian Arabs: The forgotten terror victims

How many more Yom Hazikarons will come and go before any of the Palestinian killers of Americans finally face American justice?. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 14/04/2021 11:00
Antony Blinken called the wrong guy

Antony Blinken called the wrong guy

Sec. of state needs to be calling the PA to talk about lack of democracy, not reflexively assume that Israel is somehow to blame. Opinion.Stephen M. Flatow, 06/04/2021 01:39
How the NYTimes covered up for a terrorist

How the NYTimes covered up for a terrorist

The Times also smeared Golda Meir in the process, making it a case of journalistic malpractice. Meant for International Women's Day? Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 10/03/2021 09:03
The  “Saturday Night Live” joke is the wrong issue

The “Saturday Night Live” joke is the wrong issue

Jewish and Zionist organizations need to do some serious prioritizing. They need to realize what’s actually important, and what’s not. Op-edStephen M. Flatow, 01/03/2021 18:19
Part II: Reform movement denounces its own ‘West Bank settlers’

Part II: Reform movement denounces its own ‘West Bank settlers’

Some of Tzur Hadassah’s residents are in a pickle: They risk being denounced by their own religious leaders. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 17/02/2021 08:26
Part I: Conservative movement denounces its own “West Bank settlers”

Part I: Conservative movement denounces its own “West Bank settlers”

There are Conservative temples and schools in neighborhoods and towns over the Green Line, as much 'West Bank' as Shilo and Beit El. Op-ed..Stephen M. Flatow, 15/02/2021 19:00
Biden urges democracy abroad, but will it apply to the Palestinian Authority?

Biden urges democracy abroad, but will it apply to the Palestinian Authority?

His strong words about human rights were welcome. Now we’ll see if he means them when it comes to one of the main offenders. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 09/02/2021 11:30
The brick that almost killed him and how societies react

The brick that almost killed him and how societies react

In the United States, someone who throws a brick at a motorist is regarded by everyone as a despicable criminal. Abbas disagrees. Opinion. Stephen M. Flatow, 13/01/2021 20:38
Whom the Jewish Left chooses to mourn is sadly revealing

Whom the Jewish Left chooses to mourn is sadly revealing

J Street denounced the murder of Iranian scientist Fakhrizadeh and US Peace Now mourned Saeb Erekat. Did they forget Esther Horgan? Op-ed/Stephen M. Flatow, 06/01/2021 20:49
Palestinian Arab propagandists re-write history—literally

Palestinian Arab propagandists re-write history—literally

History can be so inconvenient for people with agendas, so they just rewrite it. But in Israel, archaeology trumps the lies. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 14/12/2020 21:00
Will Biden tolerate ‘pay for slay?’

Will Biden tolerate ‘pay for slay?’

A former Obama official has suggested the PA give jailed terrorists money based on financial need to skirt the Taylor Force Act. Op-ed..Stephen M. Flatow, 01/12/2020 09:00
Israeli-Palestinian “security cooperation”—myth or reality?

Israeli-Palestinian “security cooperation”—myth or reality?

The number of Israelis harmed by terrorists during “cooperation” months was more than twice those harmed in “no cooperation” months.Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 23/11/2020 23:00
Two news articles, seven big Palestinian lies

Two news articles, seven big Palestinian lies

Two foaming-at-the-mouth essays appeared on November 3 in the Palestinian Arab newspaper, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida. All lies. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 08/11/2020 19:33
Israel is still waging a three-front war

Israel is still waging a three-front war

Reflect: Hamas is busy building tunnels from Gaza, Hezbollah has amassed 150,000 rockets at the border and PA Arabs still stone Jews.Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 27/10/2020 08:12
Israel’s three-front war is being waged now

Israel’s three-front war is being waged now

Developments on all three of Israel’s frontiers in recent days remind us of the low-level warfare that Arab forces continue to wage. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 26/10/2020 02:00
Sudan and Israel - not so fast

Sudan and Israel - not so fast

Sudan, Israel, and terrorism. Let’s look at the record. Opinion.Stephen M. Flatow, 15/10/2020 10:53
Say the names: Forgotten American victims of Palestinian terror

Say the names: Forgotten American victims of Palestinian terror

The murderers: Hamada and Abu Zayed are in Norway, Mahmoud Khader Abed and Zuhair al-Abbasi, in the PA and Jordan, as is Tamimi, Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 15/09/2020 14:03
Unpleasant news for Thomas Friedman

Unpleasant news for Thomas Friedman

Friedman's dire predictions have not come true, but Israelis are not complaining. What will he decide to do? Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 08/09/2020 11:00
Old terrorists never die - they just go to Turkey

Old terrorists never die - they just go to Turkey

The US offers a reward for capturing terrorists who killed US citizens, so how can terrorists visit Turkey or live openly in Jordan? Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 25/08/2020 07:28
How Jews settle their differences

How Jews settle their differences

Our disagreements have not boiled over into Ramallah-style gun battles. But do not assume the Jewish world is immune to lunacy. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 10/08/2020 06:53
New evidence of Qatar financing anti-Jewish terrorism

New evidence of Qatar financing anti-Jewish terrorism

Qatar is not becoming a "moderate' Arab state, as some claim, unless we ignore its financial support for terror. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 23/07/2020 04:00
What do U.S. Jews really think about annexation?

What do U.S. Jews really think about annexation?

The only way to know is to poll the Jewish population. But the answers may come as a surprise. Opinion.Stephen M. Flatow, 07/07/2020 09:08
Missing July 4th in America

Missing July 4th in America

None of my forefathers were pilgrims, but they escaped to the land that "let freedom ring." Does anyone still sing "My country tis of thee?"Stephen M. Flatow, 05/07/2020 22:45
The headline screamed: 50 Jewish Organizations Oppose Annexation!

The headline screamed: 50 Jewish Organizations Oppose Annexation!

Wow! 50 Jewish organizations.against applying sovereignty to Judea and Samaria? Let's take a closer look. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 30/06/2020 12:30
So, Luxembourg thinks it can give Israel a Torah lesson

So, Luxembourg thinks it can give Israel a Torah lesson

Former Luxembourg FM says sovereignty is against biblical "Thou shalt not steal," but does he accept Israel's biblical borders too? Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 21/06/2020 23:30
“Annex my neighborhood, not that other guy’s neighborhood”

“Annex my neighborhood, not that other guy’s neighborhood”

If the Arabs of Anata ever make it into long-annexed French Hill, they will slaughter the Jews there as if it was a "settlement." Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 15/06/2020 11:50
Why the Israeli left backed annexation

Why the Israeli left backed annexation

The likes of J Street and Peace Now pretend that annexation is a scheme cooked up by messianic settlers, but it was invented by Labor.Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 03/06/2020 11:00