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What ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ And ‘Hatikvah’ Have In Common

A collection of fun and fascinating facts about the national anthems of the US and of Israel-The Star Spangled Banner and Hatikvah

The Flip Side of the Western Wall Crisis

American Jews are no longer a bastion of support for Israel. And if they still believe they have a familial relationship with Israelis, it increasingly feels like an abusive one

I Am A Muslim, And I Support Trump’s Travel Restrictions

The words, 'Making America Great Again' is more than a slogan to Pres. Trump. The flight ban is the start.

Towards a Haredi Bourgeoisie?

A haredi middle class is rising, one which has dispensable income and is developing wider lifestyle horizons. Perhaps it offers new pathways of navigating modernity for haredi and secular Israeli society.

INTO THE FRAY: Israel’s Disloyal—and Dishonest—Opposition

It is time for the Israeli Left to come to terms with the existence of “The Other” and the idea that people who think differently to them are just as legitimate as those who look different to them

The 45th President’s Anti Semitism Problem

Claims of sinister Jewish control of governments used to come from the extreme Right and the extreme Left. Now they seem to be coming from the mainstream Left as well, viciously attacking Trump and Kushner

So Hard To Say Goodbye

I was in New York during the last months of my father’s life. During that time, my father, z”l, stayed with my brother and...

A Visitor From Amerika: A Tragic Parable For July 4

But above all, boasted the new Americans, here was a nation that was governed by law. This law protected all, even a poor Jew who could speak only Yiddish

A Different Take on the Western Wall Controversy

I would have a lot more respect for diaspora Jewish leaders if, in addition to launching a “campaign” over prayer regulations at the Western Wall, they would also launch campaigns against the other issues confronting Israel as well

Terror Payments Go To The Heart Of The Conflict

The Oslo accords failed and there is no peace between Israelis and Palestinians today because the Palestinian leadership never accepted Israel nor rejected terrorism. The Oslo accords were a sham

Israel’s Protection Money

If the protection money paid to Gaza--to the tune of 1billion NIS annually--does not prevent Jewish fatalities – which have increased 5x since the Oslo peace accords broke out and Israel retreated from Gaza – why does Israel continue to pay these huge sums of money to our sworn enemies?

Looking the Wrong Way on Iran

If Iran is allowed to solidify its Shiite Crescent and its naval obstructionism, American allies across the Middle East and North Africa will pay a heavy price.

Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz, zt”l

The inculcation of Torah values to generations of Jews will be an important and enduring part of his legacy.

The Resistance Takes Some Hits

And then came the full court press against the president’s Executive Order barring immigration from certain countries he said were hotbeds of terrorist activity.

TRUMP WINS: Supreme Court Tosses Most Injunctions Against Travel Ban

Trump’s travel ban has been vindicated in the main, since the vast majority of those seeking to enter the country have no specific relationship with an American citizen who has standing to sue

I Cannot Apologize

Throughout Europe these hideous libels persisted and gave rise to the persecution of innocent Jews.

Iran Puts the “Miss” in “Missile”

The Iranian missile display really wasn't all that crushing. In fact most of the Iranian ballistic missiles failed to reach their intended targets

Avoiding Obama’s Mistakes in Syria

Under Trump, as opposed to during Obama's tenure, the US will act aggressively to maintain a global prohibition on the use of weapons of mass destruction.

Anti-Semitism, On the Rise: How Can We Stop it?

Conference speaker Charles Small stated the majority of religiously motivated hate crimes in the US target the Jewish community and there has been a rise in anti-Semitic incidents in the New York area

Palestinians: Why Abbas Cannot Stop Funding Terrorists

Considering lavish payments from the PA to Palestinian terrorists in Israeli prison, why should any Palestinian go to university and search for a job when he can make a "decent living" murdering Jews?

Boycotting Gal Gadot. Antisemitic, Discriminatory. BDS in Action

BDS once again shows that it is little more than a Jew hating lynch mob, that everyone with a conscience should refuse to engage with.

INTO THE FRAY: Gaza-The Ultimate Indictment of “Two-Statism

The real humanitarian solution to the plight of Gaza lies not in its reconstruction, but in its deconstruction

The Pernicious Effects of Defining Deviancy Up

Worst of all, however, if jailing and killing activists provoke no more outrage than imposing financial reporting requirements on NGOs, brutal dictatorships have no reason not to go straight to the torturing and killing.

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