We have things backwards. We are the stronger power, and thus Hamas should be the ones begging for negotiations. We are not deterring them. They are deterring us
explain it to me. Explain how Israel is so villainous that the good that Israelis do can be dismissed. Explain why it is so important that its conflict overshadows all the other disputes in our contentious world. Explain why they support “solutions” that imply the replacement of Israel by a Palestinian Arab state.
Based \on her decision, one might conclude that Judge Collyer’s thinking runs along these lines: Settlers are bad and need to be punished. She’s not blaming and punishing the victim, but the victim’s parents. It’s their fault the boys are dead.
David Bitton started no small amount of rumors, that Netanyhau offered Shaked the slot right below his in the Likud party.
Two great reasons to celebrate the 4th of July.
Supposed 'facts' of IfNotNow. The question is, 'When' will they tell the truth?
Why does the world try to maintain the laughable distinction between anti-Semitism, which they claim to abhor, and “criticism of Israel” that invariably includes demonization, delegitimization, and double standards? What forces them to take this position?
Did it never occur to these "experts" that Abbas was using his people as an excuse not to make peace, and that in fact the people want to end this useless situation already if only he would accept a couple more of Israel's security demands? I
Think about it…we’ve had years of four justices who strictly follow the constitution (conservatives), four justices who believe they can create law (liberals), and Kennedy in the middle. A Trump pick will create a permanent 5-4 conservative majority.
What is the solution? Extreme vetting? Refund demands? A PR campaign explaining how Birthright is non-partisan? Extreme surveillance of the group? Or something else....
Find the American students, we are looking for Birthright participants.
We were born with a soul that presses us to search for Him. How to do that search? Which direction to go?
So let’s get this straight: the owner credits herself with heroism for making herself uncomfortable by asking Huckabee Sanders to leave thereby sparing her employees discomfort by refusing service to someone with whom they disagree.
These Nazi or Hitler references are inappropriate because their hyperbolic nature cheapens the memory of the actual horrors that millions of people including six million Jews. From a journalistic point of view, the exaggeration is a sign of disrespect for their audience.
While Israel burns, world media fiddles tiny violins of unctuous sympathy fro the Palestinians.
Once again irresponsible residents caused a security call-out, this time, someone was seriously injured.
An open letter to the members of IfNotNow from a sympathetic-yet critical-Rabbi, who made aliya
One thing does indeed overshadow all of the hate of the enemies of Israel: the LOVE of G-d for the Jewish People and the special Land given to them, the Land of Israel. What we read in the daily papers is nothing compared to what we read in our daily prayers
The American Jewish leadership don't realize yet how completely manipulated they were by Prime Minister Netanyahu.
The Rabbinut’s power is based on laws which have been passed because religious parties always are an essential part of coalition governments. This has been true for coalitions of the Left and Right since the founding of the state
It makes me physically ill to see Jews abroad and even my own government in Israel bend over backward to not seem “too aggressive” to the nations of the world who love to condemn Israel for defending her citizens.
Brave words from an Arab who finds much in the Arab world disgusting, and much to be admired in Israel
“I’ve actually heard a lot of people on both sides of the aisle say if we’re going to have our first female president, it could very likely be Nikki Haley,”
The more Israel refrains from self-defense because of fear of legal consequences, the more she will be threatened with such consequences. The cycle must be broken, both because it prevents us from acting and because it broadcasts weakness to our enemies.
Yesterday was Father’s Day. The fact that someone thought it was necessary to set aside a specific day for dads shows me that we don’t honor fathers enough in our everyday lives.