Why a country that never enforces the death penalty is considering a law to make it easier to execute terrorists.
The prime minister’s refusal to seek a final reckoning with Hamas generated criticism. But his decision to avoid war was sound policy.
Radical freshmen in the House will make noise while veterans preserve the alliance.
Ben & Jerry’s decision to fund a group whose leaders endorse Louis Farrakhan throws zero tolerance for hate out the window.
How an out-of-context comment from Israel’s chief rabbi about a Pittsburgh synagogue doesn’t need to widen the Israel-Diaspora divide.
Scholar Ruth Wisse wrote, that anti-Semitism is the most successful ideology of the 20th century—a virus that morphed from fascism to Nazism to communism and then Islamism. The continuation of this trend in the 21st century has nothing to do with Trump, and everything to do with the fact that Jews remain a convenient scapegoat for extremists of all political and religious stripes.
Criticizing George Soros doesn’t necessarily make you a Jew-hater.
American Jews don’t know much about Benny Gantz, but they should acknowledge the collapse of the Israeli left.
The resignation of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley took the political world by surprise, but it’s likely that no one is more disappointed than supporters of Israel.
A trend towards High Holiday sermons about Trump or Netanyahu could set the tone for more political strife, even as a sense of Jewish peoplehood declines.
Even in this era of cynicism, honoring heroism and national service remains essential. Without it, the ideas that bolster America and Israel suffer.
The late Kofi Annan was personally respected, but his failures as U.N. Secretary-General explain why the institution remains a sad farce.
If support for the Jewish state is declining, it may have more to do with American Jews than the Israelis they claim to deplore.
The Kotel rock was a case of a stone meeting gravity. But it was also used as an excuse for Jewish score-settling while allowing the Palestinians to explain again why peace is not in sight.
If the Trump administration is waving the white flag on its hopes for a fix to Gaza and an Israel-Palestinian peace plan, it’s a sign of realism, not amateurism.
Anger about the new nation-state law is misplaced. Concern over the rabbinate flexing its muscles and contempt for the Diaspora is not.
The passing of an erudite commentator is particularly painful not just because of his brilliance, but because his rational approach to politics and thought has gone out of fashion.
Trump’s critics prefer to attack him, rather than acknowledge that he was right to withdraw from a Human Rights Council that engages in anti-Semitic bias against Israel.
An anti-Zionist group’s effort to use Jewish camps to undermine support for Israel poses a difficult challenge for a key American Jewish institution.
Presidential contender’s videos boost Hamas terror organization and the Palestinian “right of return.”
Opposition from Jewish groups to a Supreme Court decision defending the rights of a believer is a discouraging retreat from principle.
A new survey of Israeli Jews shows strong feelings of solidarity with the Diaspora, but little interest in listening to the views of American Jews. It should cause soul-searching in both communities.
Exploiting the death of a Palestinian infant shows the depths to which anti-Israel propaganda has sunk and how effective such immoral arguments can be.in defending human rights.
Withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal raised tensions, but it’s Iran that’s more isolated and weaker now, not Israel.
Pres. Donald Trump’s Iran-deal decision was a first, necessary step to reverse his predecessor’s dangerous appeasement policy that empowered a rogue nation.