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Balfour and the Jewish Magna Carta

the Balfour Declaration is the modern equivalent of the Jewish Magna Carta, constituting a recognition by the powerful of the rights of the powerless.

Mahmoud Abbas Should Endorse the Balfour Declaration

100 years ago with the Balfour Declaration, the international community, including the world’s foremost Muslim power, the head of the pan-Arab movement, and most Palestinian Arabs, accepted the legitimacy of Jewish statehood.

Congratulations to Balfour Declaration on 100th Anniversary!

Balfour believed that the Christian world owed the Jewish nation a morale debt and he felt that what he had been able to do for the Jews had been the most important action of his life.

The Balfour Declaration and Palestinian Denial

The Palestinian objection to the Balfour Declaration is enshrined in its national charter, “The Balfour Declaration, the Mandate for Palestine, and everything that has been based upon them, are deemed null and void.”

Nothing called a ‘Palestinian people’ in 1917 says Palestinian historian

"Before the Balfour Promise (i.e., Declaration) when the Ottoman rule ended (1517-1917), Palestine's political borders as we know them today did not exist, and there was nothing called a Palestinian people

Administering the Temple Mount Is a Privilege, Not a Right

The administrative management of this place of worship, holy for Judaism and Islam, should provide hospitality, dignity, and security to all law-abiding visitors and sincere worshippers respectful of the place, without religious, racial, or political discrimination.

Rabbi Meir Kahane: Noble And Iconoclastic Firebrand

A tribute to the great Rav and longtime columnist for the Jewish Press. May his memory be a blessing and may we learn from his prescient teachings.

Yoni Hikind to the Rescue

Yoni Hikind's yeshiva was the perfect fit for boys that didn't seem to fit anywhere else.

Iran’s war, America’s shame, in Kurdistan

For all of Trump’s bluster about Iran, he chose appeasement; thus the Kurds are plunged into crisis once more. The current plight of the Kurds is nothing other than a Western, and especially American, disgrace.

Will Palestinian Reconciliation Reduce Hamas’ Cash Flow?

The primary reason Hamas agreed to the reconciliation deal with the PA was its desire to shed responsibility for Gaza’s civilian needs so it could resume focusing on its military wing.

UN launches ‘Unprecedented’ $1.3 billion anti-Israel Legal Campaign

The UN and the PA recently signed an accord promising that the U.N. will advise the PA how to hold Israel accountable for alleged violations of international law. The document will come into effect Jan. 1, 2018. Happy New Year!

From the Balfour Declaration to the San Remo Conference

Despite the Balfour Declaration and the San Remo Conference much of the world refuses to recognize Jewish history in the land or believes Jews should have the rights to worship at their holiest sites

Turks, Arabs Welcomed the Balfour Declaration

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict evolved in spite of the Balfour Declaration, not because of it.

Why Are Former State Department Officials Who Pressured Israel Speaking At A Zionist Event?

The Balfour Declaration affirmed the Jewish right to the Land of Israel. Yet lead conference speakers, Miller and Ross, have devoted much of their professional lives to undermining and restricting Israel’s rights to Jerusalem and Judea-Samaria.

The Torah Legacy Of Rabbi Nosson Scherman

A compilation of essays that originally appeared as overviews to ArtScroll’s commentaries on the Book of Bereishis, all authored by one of the greatest Torah commentators of our time, Rabbi Nosson Scherman.

Focusing On Jewish Continuity In An Age Of Uncertainty

The author shares a needed dose of reality. "We’ve neglected to pass along a critical component of living as a Jew: Life doesn’t come with guarantees."

The Greater Jerusalem Law Saga

The objective of the Greater Jerusalem Law was to bolster the weakening demographic status of Israel's capital city and to "restore Jerusalem as the symbol and heart of the Jewish nation."

INTO THE FRAY: Liberman’s New Home Demolition Initiative: The Point and the Pointlessness

Unless integrated into a wider conceptually coherent strategic policy, home demolitions, like any other operational tactics, such as targeted killing, are unlikely to be effective in any meaningful way.

The Left’s Real Agenda

Although their values represent a minority, the politically-correct gatekeepers rule Israeli consciousness through all the un-elected power hubs in the country: academia, media, the justice system, welfare systems, government bureaucracy, and the defense system.

A Friend In Need…

With Avraham’s circumcision and their divine covenant--bris--established for all time, there was no longer a relationship of "formailty," between Avraham and HaShem, there was a new intimacy--a friendship.

Yes, That Cartoon of Me Was Anti-Semitic

Not surprisingly, it was only an op-ed writer for the Forward who not only denied that the imagery was anti-Semitic, but actually justified it. Would the Forward publish an op-ed that justified comparable images of women, blacks or gays?

Why Don’t Media Treat Islamist Terror Attacks Like White Supremacist Terror Attacks?

Isn’t radical Islam just as horrifying as white supremacism? And isn’t white supremacism just as statistically non-representative of Confederate flag-owners throughout the South as radical Islam is of observant Muslims across the country?

Hamas Pursues Reconciliation – with Hizballah and Iran

While senior Palestinians officials around the world promote the unity deal to Western audiences as an effort to achieve peace, other Palestinian leaders from across the political spectrum explicitly call for Israel's demise.

Palestinian Normalization — With Hamas, Not Israel

Why do many Palestinians prefer peace with Hamas? Because they identify with Hamas's dream of destroying Israel and killing Jews. It may be an unpleasant a truth, but that is the bottom line.

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