After Orlando, Pres. Obama denounced those who'd link the outrage to Islam. Should the US Muslims be under surveillance? he asked incredulously. Millions listened, rolled their eyes, and said “Duh!”
With changing patterns of Arab enmity, the major challenge to Israel’s existence as the Jewish nation-state is no longer repulsing invasion, but resisting attrition.
The Palestinians pivoted from condemning the Jews’ goal of self-determination to the libel of 'colonialization' that created “racism” and “incitement.”
Israeli leaders have been too ready to cede to demands undercutting Israel’s sovereignty, thereby failing to protect their citizens. Each capitulation is met with increased terror,
Jews who turn to Esau to fight Ishmael, has simply exchanged the armed crusader for the olive branch of evangelism. This is no victory for the Jews.
What’s wrong with the Right? When the Left is in power, it rules and leads the nation according to its principles, while when the Right is in power, the Left continues to impose its principles?
The commandment of Shmita is not to just let the land lie fallow every seven years, but like the Sabbath, it is to remember that the land is God’s gift to the Jewish people.
The Jordanian public opposes confederation, fearing the confederation would lead to the "dilution" of the Jordanian identity, creating instability and undermining security.
Any allusion that Israel is somehow comparable to Nazi Germany is not criticism. It is a blood libel
It was during these very days in 1967 that the IDF, with great heroism and Divine providence, liberated Jerusalem–unifying the city under Jewish sovereignty for the first time in 19 centuries.
For the NY Times, Gazan and Palestinian fears are real while Israeli fears are overblown, delusional scenarios, which the army then uses as a propaganda to conceal their over-reactions
The message of E Pluribus Unum has long resonated in American hearts and minds. But the Left doesn’t like it. According to them, it’s racist.
Hamas are not burrowing tunnels because Gaza has no port. They are burrowing them despite the fact it does not have one.
In a region which has perfected finger-pointing, the Palestinian Arabs have once again shown their mastery of hypocrisy.
There is a peculiar camp of Jewish activists today who naively believe they can have a Greater-Israel the land and appease the Arabs. They are both foolish and dangerous.
Anti-Semitism in our day has been creeping up worldwide much as it did in Nazi Germany – slowly and seemingly linked to other phenomena.
When Israel was born the religious thought that the Mashiach was just around the corner. The secular thought that the state would make us normal.
The haunting sirens of this season do indeed resonate with me, and I have no cynicism for the custom, only for the failure of leadership to learn the lessons.
Many Liberal Jews believe the main lesson of the Six Million is that we Jews should never do to others what was done to us. and we have an inner-Nazi trying to break free to do just that.