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Israel at War: Operation Protective Edge
 
 
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Moving Armaments in Gaza and Living Under Constant Threat
 
Did the US Let Hamas Rule Israel’s Skies?

July 24, 2014 - 2:14 PM
 
Day 17 of Operation ‘Protective Edge’ – “We Have Destroyed 30-40% of Hamas’ Rockets since Starting of Operation”

July 24, 2014 - 1:07 PM
 
How Dare the UN Accuse Israel of War Crimes!

July 24, 2014 - 1:07 PM
 
Netanyahu Regrets Gaza Casualties, But Operation Continues

July 24, 2014 - 12:15 PM
 
Day 17: Iron Dome Protects Tel Aviv, Coastal Cities Again

July 24, 2014 - 11:36 AM
 
3,400 Targets Hit by IDF So Far, Tunnels Remain Major Threat

July 24, 2014 - 11:11 AM
 
‘No Jews Allowed’ Sign Removed from Belgian Cafe Following Complaint

July 24, 2014 - 10:57 AM
 
Bill Introduced to Strip MK Hanin Zoabi of Citizenship

July 24, 2014 - 10:51 AM
 
Latest Rocket Alert Update: Thursday 2:04 PM

July 24, 2014 - 9:17 AM
 
FAA Lifts Ban on Flights to Israel

July 24, 2014 - 9:03 AM
 
Over 30,000 People Pay Respects to IDF Sgt. Max Steinberg in Jerusalem [video]

July 24, 2014 - 8:53 AM
 
Senator, Enraged by FAA Ban on Israel, Demands Answers

July 24, 2014 - 6:15 AM
 
FAA Ban on Flights to Israel ‘Worse than BDS’

July 24, 2014 - 5:03 AM
 
Khaled Mashaal Rejects Ceasefire and Says Israel Must Disarm for Peace

July 24, 2014 - 12:41 AM
 
Judeophobic Protests Hit New Zealand

July 24, 2014 - 12:15 AM
 
Arabs Riot Near Rachel’s Tomb, Hebron

July 23, 2014 - 11:37 PM
 
Shots Fired Outside Jerusalem Mall

July 23, 2014 - 11:28 PM
 
Hamas Fires on IDF Field Hospital

July 23, 2014 - 11:19 PM
 
UN Confirmed No Patients in Terror-Hospital that IAF Bombed [video]

July 23, 2014 - 10:00 PM
 
BREAKING: FAA Extends Ban on US Flights to Israel

July 23, 2014 - 8:07 PM
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Editorial
 

Posted on: April 10th, 2013

InDepthEditorial

There is a certain disconnect in the brouhaha over the Cardozo School of Law’s Journal of Conflict Resolution offering its International Advocate for Peace Award to serial Israel-basher Jimmy Carter.

 

Posted on: April 10th, 2013

InDepthEditorial

Much has been written about the eleventh-hour agreement between Israel and Turkey designed to mend fences and return to normal relations.

 

Posted on: April 4th, 2013

InDepthEditorial

The Jewish Press joins Klal Yisrael in mourning the death of Rabbi Herschel Schacter, paradigmatic pulpit leader, former chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, and adviser to President Nixon on the plight of Soviet Jews.

 

Posted on: April 4th, 2013

InDepthEditorial

We were disappointed to hear from President Obama that he would not break with the precedent set by his predecessors, Presidents Reagan, Bush I, Clinton and Bush II, and release Jonathan Pollard. Though we think Mr. Pollard deserved to be punished for his serious crimes, we believe that twenty-eight years of imprisonment is enough.

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Posted on: March 25th, 2013

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President Obama’s speech in Jerusalem was remarkable in many ways. Not only did he proclaim U.S. support for Israel and describe Jewish history in glowing – and for an American president, unprecedented – terms, he also seemed to take great pains to address, point by point, the criticism of his 2009 Cairo speech that soured many Jews on his presidency.

 

Posted on: March 20th, 2013

InDepthEditorial

President Obama will finally follow up his June 4, 2009 visit to Cairo with one to Israel. Though he was just a stone’s throw from Israel at the time, he chose not to go the Jewish state and it is not too hard to figure out why.

 

Posted on: March 20th, 2013

InDepthEditorial

The Obama administration, from Mr. Obama on down, has made every effort to assure that the agenda for the president’s Israel trip and discussions with Prime Minister Netanyahu would center around burnishing the U.S.-Israel relationship and the issues of Iran and Syria.

U.S. ambassador to the UN Susan Rice
 

Posted on: March 13th, 2013

InDepthEditorial

Ambassador Rice touted the notion of a spontaneous mob action for several days after the event despite the evidence to the contrary. On what basis did Ms. Rice promote the false storyline?

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Posted on: March 13th, 2013

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What intrigues us most about Justice Milton Tingling’s decision invalidating New York City’s ban on large sugary soft drinks is that his opinion contained nothing we all hadn’t heard before. The judge said the ban was “arbitrary and capricious” – a judicial no-no that is the legal equivalent of “it makes no sense” – and was improperly adopted by a non-elected Board of Health.

 

Posted on: March 6th, 2013

InDepthEditorial

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has made no bones about his disdain for Israel. Soon after assuming office he gave a speech at the 2009 World Economic Forum at Davos in which he harangued Israel and its policies and publicly insulted President Shimon Peres.

Iranian Snake Head
 

Posted on: March 6th, 2013

InDepthEditorial

The Obama administration's various policies have signaled to the mullahs that they ultimately have nothing to fear from Washington.

 

Posted on: February 27th, 2013

InDepthEditorial

When the White House announced some weeks ago that President Obama would be visiting the Middle East with the goal of burnishing U.S.-Israel relations rather than offering any new proposals for restarting the moribund negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, we assumed it would only be a matter of time before a new intifada broke out.

 

Posted on: February 27th, 2013

InDepthEditorial

In his State of the Union speech two weeks ago, President Obama seemed to echo his predecessor’s extravagant “Mission Accomplished” declaration respecting the war in Iraq when he announced that in light of the substantial gains in the fight against the Taliban in Afghanistan, some 34,000 U.S. troops will return home by this time next year.

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Posted on: February 20th, 2013

InDepthEditorial

The Jewish Press notes with sorrow the recent passing of Rabbi Herbert W. (Chaim Zev) Bomzer, a leading personality in the American Jewish community who served for forty years as the rav of the Young Israel of Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn and for fifty years as a maggid shiur at Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary.

 

Posted on: February 20th, 2013

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The controversy over Chuck Hagel’s nomination as secretary of defense continued to roil this past week with the revelation that he did not provide the Senate Armed Services Committee information concerning several of his speeches to controversial pro-Arab and Iran advocacy groups.

 

Posted on: February 20th, 2013

InDepthEditorial

Last week the House of Representatives approved, by a vote of 354 to 72, a bill that would specifically permit the use of federal money to rebuild synagogues, churches and mosques damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

 

Posted on: February 13th, 2013

InDepthEditorial

It should not be forgotten that in the immediate run-up to President Obama’s May 19, 2011 speech at the State Department in which he delivered his “ ‘67 lines” scenario for Middle East peace, the informed buzz among Beltway pundits was that the president would break no new ground with his remarks. So much for informed buzz.

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Posted on: February 13th, 2013

InDepthEditorial

Now that the forum co-sponsored by the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement and the Brooklyn College political science department has come and gone, it is incumbent on Brooklyn College and Mayor Bloomberg to vindicate their claim that the event had to be allowed to take place in the interests of academic freedom.

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Posted on: February 6th, 2013

InDepthEditorial

Ed Koch’s ebullient personality and can-do attitude provided a much-needed shot in the arm to a city that had barely dodged bankruptcy under the dour and ineffectual Abe Beame, and his willingness to buck the city’s liberal establishment was a balm for New Yorkers, particularly those in the outer boroughs, fed up with the accelerating social experimentation that characterized city governance for decades.

 

Posted on: February 6th, 2013

InDepthEditorial

An editorial in Tuesday’s New York Times provides an important perspective on how Israel is viewed by our country’s liberal elites.

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