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Passover Guide for the Perplexed, 2017

Some history, some fun facts, some Halacha and... Next Year in Jerusalem

Why Is J Street Calling Israel an ‘Occupier’?

Tarring Israel with the “occupier” label also gives its violent enemies grounds upon which to portray terrorism as resistance to occupation

A Simple Task, A Menial Task? A Mitzvah

Oh, to live a life of study and prayer…Oh, how un-Jewish. Parshat Tzav opens with a discussion of 2 mitzvot that, instruct the kohanim to, basically, “take out the trash.”

Blaming ‘Outsiders’ For Our Problems Only Makes Things Worse

Available data indicates more individuals than ever are opting out of religious observance. It’s not that they don’t want to belong – they want to belong to something that has more meaning for them

Know Thine Enemy

In an era when Israel has become the new symbol of Jews and Judaism, Israel bashing has replaced Jew bashing. Instead of burning the Torah and other Jewish texts, Israeli flags are now put to the torch

Rebranding The Palestinians

Whoever is running PR for the Palestinians really understands branding. How else to explain why the word “occupation” applies to them exclusively? In the end, branding won’t get them anywhere.

The FORWARD Smears WH Aide Gorka with Spliced Video and Falsehoods

The Forward is smearing Dr. Gorka as anti-Semitic, using a Hungarian TV interview video spliced to delete Gorka’s denunciation of anti-Semitic parties and the fact his party was not involved with them

‘The Target Audience For Our Books Is Any Observant Jew’: An interview with Koren...

We’re a halachic publisher. But in our hashkafa, Zionism is important, the state of Israel is important, and engaging the world is important.

Anti-Israel Voices at AIPAC’s Conference

AIPAC is a bipartisan organization. That means it has to have leading Democrats like Pelosi over. It’s the figures whom AIPAC chose to invite that are truly troubling--several anti-Israel 'luminaries'

Believe It Or Not Department: Students Encouraged To Justify The Final Solution

What leaps out is that students are presented with a neutral framework in which no distinction is drawn between approving and disapproving of the Final Solution.

Mike Pence’s Traditional Morality Comes Under Fire

While the Supreme Court recently limited the reach of that requirement, the broader question remains.

A BDS Defeat at Columbia

As with campuses across the US, the BDS campaign at Columbia is not really about economic ramifications against Israel; it is a battle not of military might or even economic advantage, but of ideas.

What Were Susan Rice’s Motives?

This was not necessarily illegal on Ms. Rice’s part, since she was legally entitled to see the material in her official capacity.

Nixon’s Haggadah (And Other Notable Haggadot)

Scholars still debate whether he yielded to pressure from his publisher or to pressure from British politicians pursuing a policy of appeasement with Hitler’s Germany.

Odeh Claims “Torturous Ordeal” Led to Guilty Plea

The convicted terrorist and murderer of Jews, Rasmieh Odeh, spoke last week to the Jewish Voice for Peace conference, receiving extended standing ovations and shouts of, "We love you, Rasmieh."

Former EU MP: “Ayatollah Khomeini was like Stalin”

Former EU MP Paulo Casaca claimed that there are a number of striking parallels between the 1979 Iranian Revolution, the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution and Hitler becoming Chancellor of Germany in 1933.

New Polls Show Overwhelming Opposition to Palestinian Arab State and Concessions

Poll Results Confirm That “Standing With Israel” Today Means Opposing A Palestinian Arab Terrorist State

Reborn In Neve Tirtza

Being in prison was hard, but I'm grateful for it because it saved my life.

Israeli Settlements: 40 or 40,000?

The NY Times felt the best way way to show readers the announcement of the new 40 person replacement town of Amona was by printing a big photo of Maale Adumin, a city of 40000 people. Is that accurate?

Exposing The Real Blacklisters

Hypocritically, anti-Israel academics wish to freely pontificate on Israel's many "defects" but don't like to be inconvenienced by being challenged on those biased, and intellectually dishonest, views

INTO THE FRAY: AIPAC – Touting Tyranny in Pursuit of Bipartisanship

Instead of trying to resurrect the decrepit zombie of two-statism in pursuit of bipartisanship, AIPAC would do better to assist in promoting Zionist-compliant alternatives

Freeing The Ani Inside Us

Our sages say that, unlike Elul and Tishrei, in which the teshuvah (repentance) process takes a long period of time, in Nissan we are able to change our course in an instant. Let's grab this chance!

Too Soon To Celebrate; A Murderer Still Roams Free

Jordan "has rejected" the US request for the extradition of Tamimi. So Jordan’s “pro-American” regime continues to shelter Tamimi. And the Trump administration acts as if it can't do anything about it other than issue gently worded press releases.

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