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Why are American Jews and Israel Drifting Apart?

Authentic Judaism requires that Jews respect and draw inspiration from the past, that they live in the present and use their abilities for the benefit of mankind

Nothing Left at 100

A veritable "Who's Who" of Israel's most vocal supporters. A radio station from Australia that is literally, the "Thunder from Down Under" when it comes to Israel.

New Israel Fund Accuses Israel Of Torture At The United Nations

Several organizations supported by the New Israel Fund filed shadow reports to the UN Committee Against Torture claiming Israel violates the Convention against Torture, to which Israel is a signatory

A Visit to the Old and New Hells of Europe Provides a Reminder of...

My visit to Europe made one thing unmistakably clear: if there is any group in the world that needs a safe homeland—a sanctuary from bigotry and hatred—it is the Jewish people

Guck To Gold: Why Bad Things Happen To Good People

A healthy way of dealing with suffering is to immediately ask: “What new opportunities present?” “How will this experience leave me stronger, smarter, more sensitive than before?”

Hypocrisy On The Golan Heights

15 countries illegally occupying other countries' territories have denounced Israel for refusing to surrender the Golan Heights. Hard to know whether to laugh or cry –

Bye Bye Bogey

Bogy Ya’alon, trumpeted as the new savior by the Right and settlers, turned out to be (surprise, surprise) a strategic disaster for Israel’s security

Get Refusal: Terrorism By Any Other Name

Should a woman, and her supporters, negotiate with a recalcitrant spouse in order to gain her freedom? In essence, should we negotiate with a terrorist?

The Lie Of Academic Free Speech

An unholy alliance formed by "progressive" leftists and "social justice" advocates from Muslim-led pro-Palestinian groups leads a libelous and vituperative campaign to demonize and attack Israel

What Do Jews in Judea and Samaria Think About Their Arab Neighbors?

Racism in thought, hatred in feeling or damage to life and property in practice, are all the opposite of the basic spiritual and moral fundamentals of the "settler" movement's perspective

Israel’s Independence Day: We Have a Lot to Celebrate

We have cause to celebrate the ingathering of our exiles, ranging from broken survivors of concentration camps to Ethiopian Jews – and the nation's extraordinary success

Death of Terrorist Mustafa Badreddine May Result In New Hezbollah Attacks On Israel

{Originally posted to the author's website, The Lid} Back in January 2015  Former Israeli National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. (ret.) Yaakov Amidror, outlined the threats...

Scapegoating Their Own Jewish Community

Israel’s Jewish-American detractors represents both the divide among American Jews and Israelis, and a trend in US among millennials away from Israel and towards the Palestinians.

The French Will Make Things Worse

Whenever one thinks the Palestinian-Israeli conflict can’t get worse, it generally does when negotiations are forced upon the principals.

Why I’m Still Nervous About Trump’s Foreign Policy Rhetoric

Trump has shown himself to be a master communicator. In every tussle and confrontation he has proved that whatever doesn’t kill him makes him stronger.

Whatever Happened To Ethics And Menschlichkeit?

Teaching morals and ethics requires the entire community. Families, schools, and shuls must put this basic Jewish principle at the top of the agenda.

Those Poor, Confused Palestinians

The recent poll revealed that 59% of Palestinians believe that it is the Palestinian leadership, not Israel, which is to blame for their worsened situation

How Israel Makes The World A Better Place

As Europe and some in the US join the “divestment” bandwagon, it would be wise to consider just what Israel has given, and continues to give, the world.

Yom Ha’atzmaut 5776: Joyful or Disappointed?

Those who say that Yom Ha'atzmaut (Israel's Independence Day) is a time for joy, praise of G-d and gratitude are right. But those who...

The Meaning of True Independence

Israel’s independence was bought at a high price in Jewish blood, fighting first the mighty British Empire, then against 5 powerful Arab armies seeking its destruction.

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