The deal does not require Hamas to dismantle its security forces or armed wing. Nor does the agreement require Hamas to lay down its weapons or stop amassing weapons and preparing for war. Hamas could not have hoped for a better deal.
Nickolay Mladenov, the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process praises Abbas’ condemnation of Palestinian terrorist attack which killed Israelis, but makes no mention of Netanyahu and other Israeli leaders that repeatedly called for calm after the murders.
If Rabin had a crystal ball that allowed him to foresee the terrible trauma and tragedy the Oslo Agreements would cause, there is little doubt that he would have never agreed to its signature.
May we be forgiven for these and all our mistakes and sins...
Hashem has, after all, judged exactly the cases of our lives on 5,778 previous occasions. He has seen individual Jews and even the entire Jewish people turn their lives around many times before. The ultimate Judge is biased in our favor
School is back in session and with it is a new initiative to fight anti-Israel lessons in textbooks used by Palestinian schoolchildren
Hamas, Islamic Jihad and ISIS may disagree on many issues, but targeting Jews and "infidels" is not one of them. On that point, they are in savage agreement.
While flying Confederate flags may or may not indicate white supremacist proclivities, let alone a penchant for violence, the burning of American flags by antifa and Black Lives Matter protestors almost always signals a hatred for what America stands for.
Several flaws in MK Smotrich’s otherwise bold proposal will prevent it from achieving its long-term strategic goal: Sustainable Jewish sovereignty over the entire Land of Israel
While Israel has been “managing the conflict”, its non-state adversaries have been enhancing their capabilities so dramatically that they now a grave strategic threat
Arabs claim Silwan as a historically Palestinian Arab neighborhood, yet it was practically empty when the first Yemenite Jews arrived in the 1880s; the Turks and British themselves recognized it as a Jewish neighborhood.
The entire world is watching and waiting for Israeli cannabis developments. An entire agricultural hi-tech industry could have been established, providing cures for the ill throughout the world and thousands of jobs in Israel
Why didn’t Kristof care to write such an article when Barack Obama was president supporting the Saudis in their campaign? Is his newfound concern simply because it would show President Trump in a bad light?
The Palestinian population is not some hapless victim of the terror groups but the very crucible from which they emerged
Israeli politics no longer represents ideas – just people and political camps. We are a personal-level democracy, but an ideological dictatorship. We are invited to vote for many people. But we can choose only one idea. In contrast, we offer ZEHUT
Given the resistance to removing hundreds of thousands of Jews from their ancient homeland in Judea-Samaria, an egregious idea is emerging: Instead of evacuation, abandonment
Palestinian Arabs coined the term “Nakba” (catastrophe) for the founding of the Jewish State on a fraction of the Palestine Mandate on May 15, 1948. However, the original Nakba happened 26 years earlier, when the British gutted the essence of international law set out in the Palestine Mandate
Visiting Tel Aviv, I could not help but be impressed at how it has morphed into the start-up center of the world, Yet it’s what Tel Aviv’s residents have held onto from their Jewish past in their hi-tech Jewish present that, for me, makes the place truly amazing.