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‘Occupation’ Myth Exposed Again

16 Kislev 5777 – December 16, 2016
I've got news for the world: Israel doesn't 'ocupy' the Palestinians. With one of the world's largest per-capita security forces, the Palestinian Authority are the ones who "occupy" the Palestinians.

Unforgettable: My Mother, Irene Klass, And My Husband, Dr. Ivan Mauer

A loving memorial to two great pillars of the venerable The Jewish Press

Lessons From Australia

15 Kislev 5777 – December 15, 2016
I was recently approached by someone who asked me why childhood sexual abuse in our communities is such a hot topic right now. My response was that it’s about time.

So Progressive: anti-Israel Activists Find Common Ground with the Alt-Right

14 Kislev 5777 – December 14, 2016
The alt-left’s eagerness to embrace the alt-right’s fantasy of Israel shows how alike both fringes are: the alt-right wants a white state without Jews, the alt-left wants a world without a Jewish state.

Pro-Koran Reform Rabbi Yoffie Says Torah Causes Terrorism

14 Kislev 5777 – December 13, 2016
"If a single yeshiva student is implicated in terrorist activities, the yeshiva must be closed" said Mr. Yoffie. Does he also propose closing mosques whose members commit terrorism? Somehow I doubt it

Disorder in the Court

Overturning government decisions on the basis of its own radically expansive interpretation of human rights is not the only tool through which the court has usurped political power

Truths for Trump

13 Kislev 5777 – December 12, 2016
Trumpian truth-telling about Iran, Syria & the Palestinians can improve the strategic environment, gut Palestinian strategy of delegitimizing Israel, and improve the tone of American foreign policy

It’s Hard to Avoid the Word “Terror”

A senior journalist told me they refrain from using the term “terrorism” because it can mean “lots of things to lots of people.” I don’t understand how “terrorism” can mean that many different things

How the Trump Administration Can Stop IRS Abuse of Political Groups

12 Kislev 5777 – December 11, 2016
The Obama administration's discrimination against political viewpoints the Democrats disapprove of is a clear, even astonishing, violation of the First Amendment

How Trump Can Blaze a New Trail in the Middle East

Mr. Trump, you have said you want to apply your unique negotiations skills to the Israel-Palestinian dispute. Suggestion number one: Move the United States embassy to Jerusalem where it belongs

American Jewish Liberals Have Lost the Plot

Far left-Liberals are free to engage in political campaigns but leaders of mainstream Jewish organizations must cease exploiting their positions by using anti-Semitism to promote their partisan agenda

Friends in Jordan

The Jordanian Opposition Coalition (JOC) received intelligence that the Jordanian intelligence desk in cooperation with the PA's Pres. Abbas were plotting “An unprecedented mother of all Intifadas”

My Debt To Lippman Bodoff

9 Kislev 5777 – December 9, 2016
A paean to a teacher, friend, and mentor.

France: Decomposing in Front of Our Eyes

This demonstration by one pillar of French society, the police, was the biggest that ever happened in modern France. Yet, virtually no one in France's mainstream media covered the event.

Ellison Would Be Troubling Pick For Democratic Party

9 Kislev 5777 – December 8, 2016
Given Ellison’s troubling voting record on Israel and disturbing past affiliations, his ascension to DNC chair could spell disaster for the Dem. Party and the bipartisan nature of US-Israel relations

The New Attorney General And American Victims Of Palestinian Terror

At least 141 US citizens have been murdered by Palestinian terrorists since the 1960s. Yet the US has never asked the PA to extradite even a single terrorists for prosecution.

Keith Ellison – The Wrong Man at the Wrong Time

7 Kislev 5777 – December 7, 2016
Ellison represents the extreme left wing of the Democratic Party, just when the party -- if it is to win again -- must move to the center

Kerry’s Bitter Alternative Reality

Kerry let loose with a harangue putting the blame for the lack of Mid East peace on Israel and gave the PA and its undemocratic ruler, Mahmoud Abbas, a pass for their refusal to negotiate seriously

The REAL Illegal Settlements

The EU and others pay for constructing illegal Palestinian settlements while demanding Israel halt building new homes for Jewish families in Jerusalem neighborhoods or existing West Bank settlements

An Open Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry

7 Kislev 5777 – December 6, 2016
Dear Mr Kerry, saying that the majority of violence is where the settlements are is like saying most traffic accidents take place on roads. Your logic is classic victim-blaming.

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