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INTO THE FRAY: B’tselem at the UN: Has Israel Become So “Open-minded” That its...

19 Tishri 5777 – October 21, 2016
B’tselem is not a human rights organization but a politically partisan group for which “human rights” are a pretext for advancing its radical political agenda—Israeli withdrawal

UNESCO’s Fictive Reality

19 Tishri 5777 – October 20, 2016
To even contemplate a factual demonstration proving otherwise would bespeak a profound level of Jewish national insecurity. But the issue must be addressed.

Again, The Settlements

What is missing from this and most other analyses of the failure to negotiate a settlement is a full appreciation of Palestinian recalcitrance as the primary cause of that failure.

The Joy Of Torah

So we dance, and do hakafot with the Torah in appreciation and gratitude for the divine gift to the Jewish people.

The Politically Foolish American Jews Get it Wrong – Again

Trump has flaws, no doubt, but the vicious campaign against him is so disgusting that I can't stand it, and the mainstream Jewish community is as stupid as ever.

UNESCO, Uman, and the Final War on Jerusalem

By rejecting Jewish ties to the Temple Mount, UNESCO, as a world body, opened the first shot in the world’s war against Jerusalem, as prophesized ago millennia ago

Jews: Beware Post-Election Anti-Semitism

17 Tishri 5777 – October 19, 2016
Trump may be losing America's support, but some of his more ardent followers are already blaming the Jews.

Do Israelis Fear Trump?

When it comes to Israel, we know the majority of American Jews are not one-issue voters. But the assumption is that Israelis view American elections solely through the prism of their own security

The Soviet-Palestinian Lie

"The PLO was dreamt up by the KGB, which had a penchant for 'liberation' organizations." — Ion Mihai Pacepa, former chief of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Romania.

Israel’s Resilient Decency Despite Extreme Terrorism

16 Tishri 5777 – October 18, 2016
In 2015, Israelis suffered about 10 terrorist attacks every day. Adjusted for population size, the violence would equate to a staggering 150,160 attacks in a year in the US (roughly 411 per day)

The Most Interesting Jews of 5777

“Interesting” in my book means profound, provocative and positive. Here's my top 20 list of this year's "Interesting Jews"

Did Morocco Help Win Six Day War?

Israel largely has Morocco to thank for its victory over its Arab enemies in the 1967 Six Day War, according to revelations by a former Israeli military intelligence chief.

Al Jazeera (Qatar) Evicts Jews and Judaism from Jerusalem; Time to Return the Favor

It is well past time to boycott Al Jazeera and its social media site AJ+. Distorting history is just part of the problem. Incitement must have consequences.

On The Bookshelf

15 Tishri 5777 – October 16, 2016
I believe the whole range og 19th century Russian literature affected me deeply.

The Language Of Oslo

As opposed to other politicians, Netanyahu understands the real debate is not over the 1967 borders; not even over the 1948 Partition Plan borders. The real debate is over the Balfour Declaration

When Is A Leader Really A Leader?

ALL God-fearing people have a religious obligation to consider a leader's most important qualification to be trustworthiness, in all realms of life.

A Clear Choice

12 Tishri 5777 – October 14, 2016
Like everything else about Trump, his foibles seem outsized. They are not, merely tolerated by blind devotion; they augment the urgency of his message.

Sukkot For Our Time

The heart of Sukkot is to know that life is full of risk and yet to affirm it, to sense the full insecurity of the human situation and yet to rejoice in it. Chag Sameach!

INTO THE FRAY- Obama:The Blame Bibi Bears

Despite the talk of the unprecedentedly close intelligence and military cooperation between Israel and the US, a case could be made that the Obama administration is—intentionally or otherwise—laying the foundations for Israel’s demise.

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