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An Obama Post-Presidency and Israel

If Obama chooses to use his post-presidency to pursue his vendetta against Netanyahu and to push for pressure on Israel, he could be almost as much a problem for Israel out of office as he was in it

10 Reasons Left-Wingers Cut Trump Voters From Their Lives

Many Clinton voters have ceased communicating with friends, and even family members, who voted for Trump. It is so common that The NY Times published a front-page article on the subject

Faking the News

The outrage with the media is because many believe false news stories attacking Clinton cost her the election. Israel has long been the victim of fake news stories. Where has all this outrage been?

ZOA Urges Hadassah and Conservative Judaism Movement: End Your Campaign Against Stephen Bannon

If leading friends of Israel and Israeli leaders all say that Mr. Bannon is not anti-Semitic, why are the Conservative movement and Hadassah committed to spreading lies about him?

Obama Plans to Rule America Outside the White House

Obama is not a conventional politician. He’s an organizer and a campaigner at the vanguard of a radical movement that seeks to control traditional institutions, but doesn’t feel bound by them.

Beware the Pyromaniacs

Radical activists are threatening to burn down the edifice of Israel-Diaspora relations.

Israel On Fire: Where’s the Coverage?

Reuters' bureau chief in Israel tweeted a sensationalist Palestinian claim that the fires were set by Jewish settlers trying "to destroy as much as possible of the Palestinian agricultural land."

Why I Support Steve Bannon and Breitbart

Bannon is the target of a political ideology in desperation mode, which has been excusing antisemitism for over a decade and euphemistically referring to the murder of Jews in Israel as “resistance.”

When Jewish Boxers Were Symbolic Warriors Against Anti-Semitism

Between 1910 to 1941 there were 628 professional Jewish boxers in the United States. Many of them, including the greatest, Barney Ross, were raised in Orthodox homes

My Problem With Stephen Bannon

Many of the world's illiberal and authoritarian states will become our friends and trading partners and our newfound tolerance of their norms will eventually come into conflict with preserving our own

Our Anti-Semitism Ambassador’s Curious Silence Over Attacks On Jewish Holy Sites

For some reason, the US government's special envoy for combating Anti-Semitism does not seem to exhibit a sense of urgency in his response to Palestinian desecrations of Jewish holy sites.

You Didn’t Know I was A Trump Voter, Did You?

How did Trump win? Because I and many like me never felt comfortable admitting publicly we were voting for Trump. At work and play Democrats assumed everyone around them was in lockstep agreement.

Israeli Settlers Recruiting for ISIS

The NY Times dismissed the canard that Trump or Clinton were recruiting tools for ISIS yet editorialized that Israeli settlers are at the heart of the reason people join the terror group.

Keith Ellison Supported the BDS Movement and Admired Louis Farrakhan. So Why Are Jewish...

Ellison trafficked with incredibly virulent, open anti-Semites supporting and defending them until it became politically inconvenient, then lied about it, once in office he started targeting Israel

Matchmaking: Holy Task

In this age of J-Date, bar scenes, parties it seems that finding a mate is near impossible. But do we really believe it is any more or less difficult now than in the past?

Left-Wing Jews Are Embarrassing Judaism

When you sit shiva over the election of a president, you’ve made a religion of politics.

The Day After: An Open Letter to Orthodox Jews

Observant Jews have an option: Remain irrelevant or become leaders of the many millions of American Faith & Values voters who value religious freedom and the security of the Jewish state

India must Follow Israel in Dismantling Terror Camps

Modi likened the Indian Army’s recent strikes against terrorism as “no less than the Israel Army.” He must therefore give India's defense forces the autonomy Israeli leadership gives to its own forces

Alan Dershowitz: Assessing the Bannon Appointment

I will not join the chorus of condemnation that employs this radioactive term against Bannon without compelling evidence.

Lot: Who Are You?

I see people like Lot all the time, young and not so young, raised in Williamsburg, Boro Park, and other Abrahamic communities who are seduced willingly and not-so-willingly by contemporary Sodoms

A Survivor’s Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving. Thanks Giving. Sammy, from Lodz, knew about that. As an observant Jew, did he not give thanks before and after every meal?

The Prime Responsibility Of A Nation’s Leaders

Regardless of Trump’s policies towards Israel, the prime responsibility of Israeli leaders is to protect Israel's citizens. We must ask: Will their policies bring Israel greater or lesser security?

Out-Of-Touch Elites And A Disenchanted Electorate

Liberals seem to be liberal only to their own. We can only move forward if we work together with understanding and sensitivity – not just to our own biases but to the needs of others.

Beware the Revenge of Obama

Israel should make it clear, both as a threat and as a policy principle to be put into action, that unilateral action (against Israel) will beget unilateral Israeli action in response.

Trump and International Security

Rather than spreading fear and false propaganda about Trump, the EU should hope he will provide the strength so desperately needed today, and working out how best it can support rather than attack him

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