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Retroactive Legalization of Israeli Settlements is Tikkun Olam

The bill is intended to deal with a very human problem — ordinary citizens who, unintentionally and due to no fault of their own, may be infringing on the property rights of another and are facing the prospect that in order to make things right, will, either voluntarily or by force, be evicted from their house, the house demolished, and years of sweat and toil will be erased in a blink of an eye.

Palestinian Settler-Colonialism

The concept of “settler colonialism” has been applied with almost unique vehemence against Israel. The application of the concept to Jews and Zionism by Palestinians is both ironic and unhelpful.

The ZOA Has Criticized President Trump Plenty

ZOA's Morton Klein responds to allegations against the ZOA which appeared in The Forward.

Judaism And The Rise Of Burka Women

If you start publishing pictures of Rebbetzin Kanievsky and Sarah Schenirer, who knows where you might end up!

Is The Torah Against Women’s Pictures?

Print media may publish modest pictures of men and women; they may not publish immodest pictures or pictures of modestly dressed people posed in a provocative manner. The underlying question remains, "Who defines standards of modesty? Who determines what is considered provocative?"

Dershowitz Calls Forward Article the “Most Despicable Ever in Jewish Media”

Eminent Harvard Law professor and prominent liberal Alan Dershowitz wrote “[the] Forward published the most despicable article ever in Jewish media. Lists Mort Klein, President of ZOA, along w/ David Duke and Farrakhan…”

Temple Of The Heart

The Temple is an affair of the heart--it's what is missing from our lives. Subconsciously we have begun more and more to feel this great void in our lives.

Baruch Marzel’s Letter to the Mufti of Jerusalem

Marzel congratulated the Mufti on his principled stance on the metal detectors, and asks that he expand his religious ruling.

We Live in Beit Shemesh Too…

There's a LOT to know about the problem with the wild dogs and these crazy animal rights activists don't know the first thing about it!

My Peace Plan: Part Two

People should no longer be held hostage to a political plan to destroy Israel or return to homes that haven't existed in decades--if ever.
Israel Uncensored: Regulating Bedouin Settlement in the Negev

The Regavim Plan for Restoring Order in the Negev

Regavim seeks to safeguard Israel's national lands, restore law and order to the Negev, and give the Bedouin community hope for a brighter tomorrow.

A Different Take on the Western Wall Controversy

I would have a lot more respect for diaspora Jewish leaders if, in addition to launching a “campaign” over prayer regulations at the Western Wall, they would also launch campaigns against the other issues confronting Israel as well

Who Loses When Synagogues Join the Resistance?

The “Trump bump” has produced a surge in attendance and membership at liberal synagogues, where a social justice agenda rules and rabbis are outspoken critics of the president.

Gazans in Greece: We Fled Hamas, not Israel

The testimony of these Gazan refugees in Greece provides a rare opportunity to hear what Palestinians say when they’re out of reach of their own repressive governments and can speak freely

It’s Time Jerusalem’s Arabs Joined In the Jerusalem Day Parade

The extremists are preventing Jerusalem's Arabs from integrating.

J Street Embraces an Israeli ‘Settlement’

The entire Jewish left—are kidding themselves if they think that Jewish settlements that are out in the hills of Judea and Samaria are the obstacle to peace.

The Unacceptable Behavior of the German Foreign Minister

German Foreign Minister Gabriel displayed unprecedented chutzpa and insensitivity during his official visit to Israel to participate in ceremonies on Holocaust Memorial Day by scheduling meetings with organizations who accuse us of engaging in war crimes.
PA President Mahmoud Abbas meeting with Hamas leaders Ismail Haniyeh in February.

Hamas: The New Charter That Isn’t

Hamas and the PLO now have crucial common ground: sweet-talk the Western donors while laying stealthy plans to destroy Israel.

Approach Marine Le Pen With Caution

Depending on where you sit, a Le Pen victory would signal either the demise of fascism or its rebirth.

I Only Knew It Was Terror When He Screamed “Allahu Akbar”

I knew it was a terror attack when an Arab man in one of the cars below who was stuck in the traffic jam looked up at me riding and screamed out his window "Allahu Akbar."

Spicer’s Mistake and the Democrat’s Over-Reaction

Though Spicer got his facts wrong, there was no hint of anti-Semitism in his historical mistake. He quickly and fully apologized which should have ended the matter but his political enemies decided to exploit his mistake

Why ‘This Night’ is Still Different

The attempt by the UN, the Arabs and the EU to deprive the Jewish people of our history, marks the greatest threat to Jewish survival — more dangerous than Iranian nuclear weapons or Hezbollah rockets

Matza’s Mixed Message: Are We Victors or Victims?

We have great difficulty accepting our role as Victor, rather than Victim. We apologize for how well our country functions, for our victories, and for our stubborn refusal to roll over and die.

Why Is J Street Calling Israel an ‘Occupier’?

Tarring Israel with the “occupier” label also gives its violent enemies grounds upon which to portray terrorism as resistance to occupation

Jordan Has Extradited A Terrorist to the US Once Before — Why Won’t It...

According to the Jordanian High Court an extradition treaty was signed with the US in 1995, but that it is now null. But US financial support for Jordan remains robust.

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