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Darkness and Light in Florida

Seventeen candles in our backyard were extinguished. We owe them our best effort to make our light burn brighter.

The Cape Town Water Crisis and Hating Israel

Demonstrating the irrationality of hatred, Cape Town rejected Israel’s offer to help forestall their crisis.

News the Media Aren’t Giving You

The Media, obsessing over ‘fake news,’ do not report terrorist attacks in Israel which advances the agenda of portraying Israel as the ‘aggressor’ and the Arabs as ‘victims’.

Islamic Anti-Semitism in France: Toward Ethnic Cleansing

Graffiti on Jewish-owned homes warn the owners to "flee immediately" if they want to live. Anonymous letters with live bullets are dropped into mailboxes of Jews.

No Hate of Halimi? French don’t see anti-Semitism

Sarah Halimi’s Jewish affiliation will be, at most, a subsidiary element in a trial that will become a cautionary tale about drug use, rather than the anti-Semitic hatred that has established itself as an integral part of the culture of France’s Muslim immigrant communities.

To Plant. To Believe. To Carry On.

'A Tree Grows in Sinai'--and the Jewish Nation is built.

Adar Enters, and the Joy Increases–Unless the ‘Joy’ is Comedienne j-‘OY’ Behar

Reflections on a vulgar act targeting Orthodox Jews at a UJA event.

The Paradox Of The Platypus

Darwin deduced that the same Creator operated in Australia as in Europe. The platypus must, as all the other animals, be the handiwork of the same Creator. Baruch meshaneh habriyot!

An Open Letter to Poland

A creative, bold and bitter suggestion for solving the issue of naming Polands'camps'

Jerusalem, Israel’s Capital, Is a Peaceful City

Mention the word “Jerusalem,” which is derived from the word “peace,” and anything but peace comes to mind. Yet the city of Jerusalem is safer by far than San Francisco, thanks to good policing and traditional life among both the Jewish and Arab populations.

A Settler’s Response to President Trump’s Interview with ‘Israel HaYom’

Pres. Trump, concerning the settlements of Judea and Samaria, which are no less vital to Israel's security than preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, you've fallen for FAKE NEWS

Congress Laying Groundwork to Boycott U.N. Body After Rash of Anti-Israel Measures

U.N. Human Rights Council singled out for anti-Israel, anti-Semitic action

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman Unfairly Attacked–Again

Once again, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman has spoken simple words of truth, and once again he’s under attack from the Palestinian Authority and the Jewish left.

Why is the World Silent When it Comes to Syrian Refugees?

Palestinians, African migrants and even Dreamers have everyone’s sympathy. Meanwhile, one of the great humanitarian crises of the century is unfolding in Syria, and the world just yawns.

Living in Peace or Resting in Peace?

Genuine progress in the Arab-Israeli conflict will not come about by the amount of land Israel cedes, but by the degree Israel’s neighbors embrace education for peace with Israel

Why Netanyahu kicks the Palestinian Can Down the Road

It's not that Netanyahu lacks a backbone that compels him to postpone substantive action relating to the Palestinians, it’s the very serious assessment that the Jewish State will be in a better situation in the future.

Iranian Drone, Israeli Counter-strike: Probing Defenses is New Normal

If Iran isn’t daunted by Israel’s pushback on Saturday, Israel will have to push back more. If Iran makes that “about” the strategic situation in Syria, the U.S. will have to push back more too.

Mahmoud Abbas’s Speech: Who Was the Real Audience?

Abbas’s blatantly skewed account of the nature of Zionism and the history of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict should bring Israel’s policymakers and opinion shapers to enunciate anew the story they tell their own people and the world at large.

Will Arabs and Muslims Never Accept Israel as the Jewish State?

Kedar concludes that 'Arabs and Muslims are incapable of accepting Israel as the Jewish State,' but can 'learn to live with it.'

The 2018 Winter Olympics: Divided We Stand

While liberals see the Olympics as an opportunity for negotiation, conservatives see Pyongyang’s agreement to attend as a tactic to gain benefits and not a genuine expression of warming relations.

Israel Wary of Hezbollah’s Increasing Influence on US-allied Lebanese Forces

According to Israeli military assessments, the LAF is increasingly coming under the sway of the Iranian-backed terror organization Hezbollah, which dominates Lebanon politically and militarily.

The OU, Open Orthodoxy, And Communal Decision-Making

No organization (i.e.the OU) can excommunicate anyone. It does not, however, mean that our communities lack organizing principles. Those principles operate based on individual choice. People effectively expel synagogues not compliant with mainstream halacha.

Why is Ireland Europe’s Most anti-Israel Country ?

The Irish and Jewish people share a common history of suffering cruel persecution and achieving national redemption against immeasurable odds. But today, modern Ireland is one of Europe’s fiercest critics of Israel.

Damned if you Do . . . and Trump and Netanyahu are Certainly Doing

The campaign against Trump and Netanyahu signifies a cultural disorder in the West that borders on the pathological.

Trump Admin Thwarts Irish Effort to Boycott Israel, Criminalize Trade

The Irish boycott bill was supported and pushed along by activists associated with the BDS movement, which has been dubbed a virulently anti-Semitic global campaign to economically isolate the Jewish state.

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