Norway and Belgium, in at least one important respect, have gone much further than the US in confronting the problem of Palestinian incitement against Israel--and they are not known for their love of Israel
By withdrawing from UNESCO – again – President Trump is sending a powerful message to the international community: that we will no longer tolerate international organizations that serve as forums for Jew-bashing.
It is not easy to be a Ben Noach. The Seven Laws (even more according to many rabbinic decisors) represent categories that encompass subcategories, and the penalties for abrogation of this covenant are stricter than they would be for a Jew who abrogates them
It will be recalled that JCPOA was adopted as an act of Congress – rather than, as would have been expected, a treaty.
In essence the Israeli position is, and has long been, that Hamas cannot be accepted at the table unless it has renounced violence, recognized the state of Israel, accepted previous agreements between Israel and the Palestinians, and is now committed to peaceful negotiations to resolve the conflict.
“Hillel International is selling out the students. I watch International Hillel sell out the [chapter] buildings." “Once the university owns the building, there is no way the local Hillel can keep out anti-Israel students because the building is now university property.”
The flight represented the remarkable diversity of the Jewish people, united by a common thread: each passenger was fulfilling a dream to live in Eretz Yisrael and contribute to its culture and its burgeoning economy.
Trump can make history with a simple yet firm demand from America's ostensible Arab allies: if you are serious about peace with Israel, then drop the boycott once and for all.
Though the Balfour Declaration is ambiguous--it does not define exactly where “in Palestine…a national home for the Jewish people” would be--the original League of Nations British Mandate for Palestine included what is now Israel, Jordan, the West Bank and Gaza for Jewish settlement
Before naively and blindly welcoming any such inter-Palestinian unification, serious international leaders should insist and ascertain that the basic components for positive unification are included in any unification agreement.
Of all the “Right-wing” alternatives for the two-state formula, the “Jordan-is-Palestine” concept is the only one not inconsistent with the underlying principles of the “Humanitarian Paradigm”
No matter what the Israeli government decides to do, it has no Religious Legitimacy in Judaism. No Israeli leader or government has the moral, historical, or spiritual right to take away parts of the Promised Land from the Jewish People and give it to others.
The hysteria, and evident delusion, over the perceived sudden resurgence of fascism and the subsequent demonization of anyone who expresses conservative thought, supports Trump, or refuses to cave to the thrall of identity politics and political correctness on campuses, has given campus activists a new and potent tool in their campaign against any ideas they do not like –meaning, of course, any ideas that challenge their preconceived and leftist notions.