Due to a pervasive discontent with the UN, the concept for 'The Covenant of Democratic Nations,' a diplomatic union of democratic countries, was conceived.
Trump is is looking to build a coalition to fight both radical Islam and the growing threat from Iran. For this reason, and NOT business interests, he exempted Egypt and Saudi Arabia from the ban.
The decision not to mention the Jews was deliberate, a way of demonstrating the inclusive approach of the Trump administration. This omission negates the specifically Jewish quality of the Holocaust.
The Telos Group: The True Identity of the “American Pro-Israeli, Pro-Palestinian, Pro-Peace Movement “
It is time to call the Telos Group for what it really is: Anti/Anti/Anti: anti-Israeli, anti-Palestinian, and anti-peace.
If every word out of Trump’s mouth is greeted with shrieks of horror, rage, anger, despair and hysteria by his opponents, it will be impossible for them to serve as any kind of effective opposition
There has been a rise in global populism and a rejection of the “politically correct” way of life imposed by sanctimonious liberal ideologues. How has this chaos had an impact on Diaspora Jews?
Obama's predecessor, George Bush, was able to go beyond funding and weapons and get Israel and the Palestinian Arabs talking without anti-Israel UNSC resolutions or media attacks
Yael (Ivanka) Trump is extraordinarily well-spoken, intelligent, beautiful and successful-a walking Kiddush Hashem. She brings honor and respect to Torah and our way of life in a way unparalleled perhaps since Queen Esther
When you ask your rabbi a question, you don’t expect it to appear in the shul bulletin for others to read. Ivanka and Jared's shaila about attending inaugural balls on Shabbos should be no different.
What an incomparable joy it is, Shabbos eve. Marking the beginning of the Shabbos glories to come, it is rich with anticipation of the praying and learning and pleasures and relaxation ahead.
Who were these Egyptians who, after witnessing six plagues still ignored Moses’s warning? How could Pharoah and his court deny the reality before them?
Longtime State Dept. official Dennis Ross has a "NEW" plan for peace: Israel stops building “in 92% of the West Bank” in exchange for US help in opposing Palestinian efforts to delegitimize Israel
Given the sad state of US diplomacy after 8 years of Obama--the last 4 with Kerry as Sec'y of State-- and with Trump now in office, now is appropriate to review the basics of international diplomacy.
You best know a man by his enemies. Trump’s enemies are Sarsour and her ilk at CAIR, Islamists, terrorists like the Muslim Brotherhood and regimes that support them like Jordan, under King Abdullah
"There is a genuine feeling that Trump taking over the WH is part of a bigger, global movement. Our critics, looking at Trump's candidacy and his speech yesterday, would call it the rise of populism"
We can no longer take the media’s word on anything as gospel; Nor can we immediately side with those claiming the media are lying just because what they are reporting contradicts are own world-view
A parody letter supposedly penned by one of the most reviled envoys to Israel, asking for a job in the pro-Israel Trump administration.
The UN resolution, followed by Kerry’s speech on the peace process, made the PA realize it no longer had to worry about incitement: The good old days when the world blamed ONLY Israel, were back.
Listening to the ear-piercing stridency of those on the political-religious left and those on the political-religious right of American Jewry makes ideology seem more important than practical outcome.
There’s a reason the “two state” proposal attracted the support of so few sitting US presidents: it’s a bad idea. A Palestinian state would pose a lethal danger to Israel and destabilize the region