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
If the Holocaust is now primarily an instrument to be deployed in politics, rather than a central historical memory with a direct bearing upon politics & ethics, we can expect its further manipulation
The final, dismal scorecard that Obama is turning in today wouldn’t win him a local cookie-baking award from the Girl Scouts of America, never mind a global peace prize.
We cannot take the next generation’s connection to Judaism or the Jewish people for granted. We must redouble our efforts to advocate for a strong Israel and a strong American Jewish community.
United Hatzalah of Israel's heroes--those who rush out at any given moment to save others--are Jews, Arabs, Druze, Bedouins, and Christians. They hold different beliefs and speak different languages.
After suffering a long and brutal history we have finally come home and regained our Kotel. But now Hashem and sees us not respecting one another and like a parent He shakes His head in disbelief
We are entering an era of hope, of reinvigorated liberalism, of responsibility, and of freedom, committed to restoring America to GREATNESS again. Donald Trump has given us reason to hope once again.
If Mr. Trump can teach Mahmoud Abbas and his colleagues that the first rule of being a state is taking responsibility, then maybe there is hope
Trump is surrounded by a different Jew. Instead of tenured academics, progressives and irreligious clergy who reject Jewish and American values a very different kind of 'Trump Jew' is now on the rise
Israelis are polled on their reaction to UNSC Resolution 2334 and the U.S. abstention. Surprisingly, even a significant number of leftists think our response should be to build settlements.
Why Does Europe Hate Israel? The reasons are numerous, ranging from currying financial or political favor in the UN with the Arab nations or a resentment of Israel stubbornly clinging to life.
Obama repeatedly stabbed Israel in the back, beginning with his one-sided Cairo speech, the Iran deal and culminating in refusing to veto the recent UN Security Council resolution. A legacy of failure
The Jewish owners of 13 villas (several now being used as foreign embassies) and public buildings around Cairo's Tahrir square were summarily expelled in the 1950s and never received compensation
It is only under unified Israeli rule since 1967 that Jerusalem has been revitalized , offering full freedom of religion for its mosaic faiths – precisely what would be threatened by its re-division
Without instilling in our children the ability to wait and to earn, we are robbing them of the experience of real gratification and the chance to develop the tools they need for a successful future.
The vituperation visited between Jews is beyond disheartening; it saps our holiness and divine inspiration, leaving us vulnerable to the greatest dangers imaginable – from both within and without
Rafi Lisker of Efrat, who fought off an Arab terrorist bare-handed, has published an open letter to President-elect Trump.
The casual news reader will get one impression reading 200 Palestinians and 40 Israelis have been killed and quite another learning that the 200 Palestinian were terrorists/“attackers”
In the capital of Israel, Israeli law is scoffed at, schools teach--without fear of an Israeli reprisal--that every Muslim is obligated to kill Jews to liberate the land they claim belongs to Islam
From the start Eisenkot and Ya’alon created the appearance of injustice by routinely speaking out against Azaria when they should simply have kept silent and let the military justice system do its job
European leaders wrongly imagine that if they get rid of Israel, it will be only Israel. They fail see that Israel is just the first course, Europe will be the main course.
The US allowing UN Security Council Resolution 2334 to pass really was unprecedented. It reverses almost 50 years of American foreign policy regarding Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict,
Whether or not their responses are picture perfect, our soldiers are giving their lives to keep our country safe.
Now that the masks have been removed and the true nature of Obama and Kerry have been revealed, one ought to stand in awe of the way that Netanyahu has handled himself over these many years.
The political left remains convinced that Obama is on solid ground in doing whatever he can to make it harder for the incoming Trump administration to do what it was elected to do.