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The Disappointing Mr. De Blasio

So for the mayor of New York, concern for where Mr. Ellison will lead the Democratic Party on Middle East issues merited nary a mention.

Defending The ‘Fourth Front’: An Interview with Israel’s UN Ambassador, Danny Danon

It can get exhausting sometimes when you sit in the Security Council for eight hours and one after another the other representatives get up and speak against us.

Chanukah Cards And Jewish History

Behind each is a tale of time and place that, framed against various religious, political, social, cultural, and artistic milieus, can provide deep insight into Jewish historical leitmotifs.

Am I The ‘Funniest Person in the World’?

I decided to take my audience to somewhere they’d never been before, to my world, the world of authentic Judaism and love of Israel. That’s why I performed with my Yarmulke and not a hat

Does the Jewish communities of YESHA Impede a Peaceful Resolution of Palestinian Arab Conflict?

The Arabs precipitate a conflict, make explicit demands of the victor and threaten another Intifada unless Israel complies with their ultimatums, yet they have NEVER been criticized for intransigence

Palestinians: Welcome to the World of Western-Funded Terrorism

The more time you spend in an Israeli prison, the more prestigious the job you will receive. Graduating from an Israeli prison is better than graduating from an Ivy League university.

Defending The ‘Fourth Front’

An Exclusive Interview with Israel’s UN Ambassador, Danny Danon.

Who’s the Fluke? Trump or Obama?

What many liberals haven’t considered is that the real fluke wasn't Trump winning in 2016 but may turn out to have been Obama’s 2008 and 2012 victories.

Aleppo’s Fall Won’t End the War

Responsibility for the Aleppo war crimes lies with 3 men: Bashar Assad, Ayatollah Ali Khameini, Vladimir Putin. It is their forces that are targeting civilians and committing crimes against humanity

The Myth of Israel’s Demographic Doomsday

In Secretary Kerry's drive to wrest Israeli concessions he believes will break the Israeli-Palestinian diplomatic logjam, he has repeatedly warned of a demographic doomsday for Israel. He's wrong.

Shocking: The New Ambassador to Israel

David Friedman, President-elect Trump's choice for ambassador to Israel, is completely unlike his predecessors. And that's what drives the critics of Israel crazy.

Radical Groups Still Stuck In Two-State Solution Mode

It is not an Arab housing crisis that is prompting this spree of illegal Palestinian construction. Rather, the goal is political: to show the world that Jerusalem is an Arab, and not a Jewish, city.

Maccabees or Mice? The Tragedy of Self-Imposed Dhimmitude

Leftist Jews in Israel are incensed by Jews building homes in liberated YESHA yet indifferent to Islamic provocation by blasting their call to prayer over loudspeakers assaulting Jews in the process

The New York Times And Me

For the NY Times, as for so many on the “progressive” left, the problem with Trump wasn't Trump but the Republican Party itself.

Passover Vacation Punishment Case Against Orthodox Employee Continues to Travel Through the Courts

How celebrating the holiday of freedom led to a capricious punishment and a legal case that may have significant ramifications.

Boycotting The Boycotters

Fighting 'fire with fire,' Israel has begun to stand up for itself against proponents of BDS by denying entrance visas to those engaged in “anti-Israel activity and by threatening retaliatory boycotts

INTO THE FRAY: An Inane, Insane Initiative

Once you utter the password, "two-state solution," you are welcomed into ‘polite society’ and invited to prestigious events to expound on your “progressive perspectives” no matter how preposterous

The Palestinian Jihads Against Israel

From Abbas's point of view, Hamas's terrorism will only increase the pressure on Israel to capitulate. Here Abbas has an ally in Hamas: to multiply jihads to force Israel to its knees.

Historic Achievement Or Farce?

Is the Regulation Law an historical achievement? Or is it a farce? My head says it is a major achievement. My heart, however, is telling me just the opposite.

Can We Learn From Laban? Our Galut In The Secular World

Is there anything we can learn from Laban? The very thought of it seems absurd! Yet, for many in our community, there are lessons – important lessons – that we can learn from him.

‘Occupation’ Myth Exposed Again

I've got news for the world: Israel doesn't 'ocupy' the Palestinians. With one of the world's largest per-capita security forces, the Palestinian Authority are the ones who "occupy" the Palestinians.

Unforgettable: My Mother, Irene Klass, And My Husband, Dr. Ivan Mauer

A loving memorial to two great pillars of the venerable The Jewish Press

Lessons From Australia

I was recently approached by someone who asked me why childhood sexual abuse in our communities is such a hot topic right now. My response was that it’s about time.

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