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Why Is Germany Telling Jews Where to Live?

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeieris is browbeating Israel in public.

When Journalism Can Kill

Ever since he vanished, the American government had repeatedly asserted that Levinson was a private businessman -- his own safety.

A Tale Of Two Housing Tenders

For the second time in the past three months, Israel on Sunday declared its intention to build over 1,000 housing units in areas beyond the 1967 lines.

Poland: Jews Aren’t Welcome

Nearly seven decades since the end of World War II, Poland is once again turning on its Jews. In a stunning move last week, the lower house of the Polish parliament rejected a bill that would have restored the legality of shechita, or kosher slaughter, by a vote of 222 to 178.

Unholy Hypocrisy At The Western Wall

Last Friday, the Western Wall underwent an unwelcome transformation from sacred site to media circus as the group known as the Women of the Wall sought to hold a decidedly non-traditional prayer service.

The Miracle Of Israel

The state of Israel this week turned 65, defying history and the odds to celebrate its continued existence in a very dangerous part of the world.

Stone Throwing Is also Terror

As I write these words, a Jewish toddler injured in a Palestinian terror attack is lying in a hospital bed struggling for her life.

Europe’s Hizbullah Hypocrisy

Only a unified and coherent E.U. stamp of disapproval can shut down Hizbullah's European lifeline.

With the Stroke of a Pen

Earlier this month, a man in uniform you probably never heard of signed a military order which conferred formal recognition upon Rehalim as the 32nd Jewish community in Samaria.

Jerusalem: Build, Baby, Build!

Israel this week took an important step toward strengthening Jerusalem and preventing any chance of its future division. Despite increasingly strident objections from the U.S., Europe and the Palestinians, the Jewish state is moving forward with plans to expand the capital’s Jewish population.

Five Reasons Jews Shouldn’t Vote For Obama

In six weeks, Americans will be going to the polls in what could prove to be one of the most fateful elections in decades.

When Israeli Journalists Cross The Line

Over the course of the past week, the Israeli media have been consumed by reports of an impending decision by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak to launch a military strike against Iranian nuclear installations.

Cut U.S. Funding To The UN

In recent weeks the United Nations has gone on the warpath against Israel, defaming the Jewish state and providing aid and comfort to its enemies.

Take Back The Holy Sites

Displaying their customary respect for Jewish holy sites, Palestinian vandals struck again last month, desecrating an ancient synagogue in Naaran near Jericho. In addition to damaging priceless relics, the perpetrators spray-painted swastikas, Palestinian flags and political slogans, adding insult to injury in their hate-filled assault.

Stop Funding Tel Aviv University

One of Israel’s leading universities seems to have lost its way. In a move that is as incomprehensible as it is shameful, Tel Aviv University (TAU) agreed to allow a student group to hold a ceremony commemorating “Nakba Day,” when Palestinians bemoan the establishment of the state of Israel.

Yamit: The Original Sin Of Expulsion

It was thirty years ago, in April 1982, that uniformed soldiers pledged to defend Israel and its citizens were given the order to uproot and destroy the Jewish community of Yamit in northern Sinai. And while it may have brought us three decades of a cold peace with Egypt, conceding the Sinai will likely prove to have been a colossal mistake.

Does Hasbara Matter?

As the U.S. election season enters into high gear, an important Gallup poll released earlier this month offers Israel and its supporters much reason to cheer.

A Farewell to Peace

With the stroke of his pen, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas sealed the fate of the peace process, effectively declaring an end to any chance of reaching an agreement with the Jewish state.

From Wannsee To Tehran

This week marks the seventieth anniversary of one of the most chilling events of the modern era.

The Invention Of Palestine

For the first time in recent memory, a prominent American politician has had the courage to speak some unvarnished truths about the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.

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