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Nine Reasons Why Progressives Do Not Understand Their Pro-Israel Friends

Here are 9 fundamental misunderstandings the progressive Left has with Israel and its supporters.

Today’s Lebanese Patriot is a Lebanese who Stands with Israel

Lebanon’s friends are the type of friends who make you think that you don’t need enemies. Ironically, except for its "enemy" Israel.

Shiloh Musings: The Jewish/African/Prince/Rabbi

If there were a movie of Rabbi Nati's life, you would shake your head, say great story, and just not believe it. But it's true.

Shiloh Musings: We Don’t Need A Special Thanksgiving Day

I am so thankful I am here. It's Thanksgiving Day all the time.

“Be Careful What You Wish For”

The story of how a Baal Teshuva ended up in Yerushalayim when he was hoping to learn in Bavel--and gave thanks.

When a Politician Says Something Not Politically Correct

The points Hotovely made must be debated, but she presented them in the wrong forum and in the wrong way.

Thanksgiving Wishes To All

{Originally posted to the author's blog, The Lid} This Thanksgiving we have so much to be thankful for—not the least of which is that the...

Rick Jacobs and his MLK Complex

Jacobs clearly sees himself as the Jewish Martin Luther King Jr., and would like nothing more than to get arrested on behalf of his struggle. But there is almost nothing in common between the civil rights movement of the 1960s and Jacob’s attempts to provoke confrontations at one of Judaism’s holiest sites

Urgent Advice to My Fellow Jews

To European Jews – and I include the UK – I have a simple message: get out. The natives don’t like you (they never did) and Islamification is exploding. It can’t get better, only worse

40 Years Ago Sadat Came To Jerusalem Ignoring Pres. Carter Who Tried To Stop...

Like Sadat, Begin also saw many reasons why bilateral talks would be in his country’s best interests. Carter wanted his plan or nothing.

The Aftermath of Abuse

What effect do the proliferation of sex-scandals have on our culture?  As with so many things, there’s good and there’s bad.  The real question is:  which outweighs the other?

Inspiration from Zion: An Open Letter to Sutherland Springs from Israel

I am writing you, dear people of Sutherland Springs, to say that your tragedy is also an opportunity. By being who you are, you provide a shining light to the rest of the Nation.

Shiloh Musings: Rosh Chodesh at the Kotel, Is WOW Sincere?

This nice atmosphere at the Kotel is disturbed once a month, on Rosh Chodesh-the first of the Jewish Month, when the group called "WOW Women of the Kotel" noisily barge in with a large contingent of photographers for their monthly 2 hour visit

Childish Congresswoman

Minnesota congresswoman Betty McCollum, has introduced a bill that seeks to prevent the United States from funding Israel’s military detention of Palestinian children. The law defines 'child' as anyone 18 or younger

A Soldier’s Mother: Worrying News

Hamas says that our attack on the tunnel was unprovoked. What they mean is - we didn't call them up and tell them that we were going to bomb the tunnel that they were building so that they could attack us

The Woman in the Burqa

Recently, while speaking to a group of US college students on their trip to Jerusalem, I wasn't surprised to hear that ALL had felt intimidated because of their faith--shouted down in class, embarrassed for wearing kippot

Shiloh Musings: Trump, Kushner ad nauseum: Keep Your Deals for Yourselves

A "deal" isn't peace. It's not the same as as negotiating with a plumber for a job or a bank for a mortgage/loan. Since no one can offer a "deal" like I would require, there's nothing to talk about.

A Magical Shabbat in Hevron

The author, Rav Zev, joined thousands who flocked last Shabbat to Hevron for parshat Chaye Sara. Rav Zev, not sure what to expect, relates his experience.

Inspiration from Zion: Is Facebook Purposely Building an anti-Semitic Community?

While Facebook's founder Zuckerberg talks about “giving people a voice,” he permits posts that direct hate and incite violence against Jews yet deny the voice of people who defend the right of Jews to live and be free in our own land

On Settlements, anti-Semitism, Arab democracy–and more

Ready for a great book? Recommended reading on democracy in the Arab world, the industry of lies against Israel, Zionism, anti-Semitism, settlements, and Haredi army service.

Watch: Ari Interviews Hillel Int’l CEO Eric D. Fingerhut About Princeton’s Hillel Mess

Hillel's Eric Fingerhut explains to Ari that the director of Hillel at Princeton made a mistake and she apologized.

KRISTALLNACHT ‘The Night of Broken Glass’

I remember growing up and wondering why my grandmother would jump and go pale every-time a glass broke in the house.

Ari in a Car with a “Palestinian” Driver

Ari Fuld got into an Uber taxi in San Francisco with a "Palestinian" driver, and this is the amazing discussion that followed.

Hillel At Princeton: On the Roof?

Someone get them a ladder over at Princeton's Hillel.

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