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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.

Israel-India Alliance is the Real Global Gamechanger

Israel finds India, the world's largest democracy with a billion citizens, a partner that displays no cultural hint of anti-Semitism and fights against the same enemies both past and present.

Can Trump Really Move the Embassy?

Can Trump actually alter longstanding US policy by recognizing at least the partial sovereignty of Israel over Jerusalem, a change the foreign policy establishment has told us would be cataclysmic?

And They Said Trump Wouldn’t Accept The Election Results

They coyly credit the allegations by calling for an investigation without saying when such a probe should take place.

Harold Jacobs: A Life Of Service – An Interview with Paul Jacobs, Son of...

My great-great-grandparents were very upset that the Rebbe told them to go to treifa America.

The Amona Imbroglio

What’s commonly ignored is that Israel’s policies and practices respecting land occupied by Palestinians in Judea and Samaria are far more benign than those pursued by earlier generations of Americans in the interest of Manifest Destiny, although the goal is similar.

U.S. Policy On Israel And The Obama-Trump Transition

Resolution 242 does not in itself strengthen the already strong legitimacy in international law for Israel’s claim to the territories. But it is relevant in several respects.

Congress’s Push Against anti-Semitism a Reminder of Strings that Come with Taxpayer $

Free speech doesn't mean the taxpayer-funded government never has an opinion on what it will/won’t subsidize. If that were the case, society would never have an option to refuse to pay for anything

“Hate Spaces” Film Exposes Campus Intolerance

Anti-Israel lies, incitement, and hate speech are often tolerated under the banners of academic freedom and free speech.

Every Picture Tells a Story: No Christians Targeted

The NY Times coverage of world affairs follows a familiar pattern: Christians and Jews do suffer, but hardly as much as Muslims and people of color, and their reporting reflects this view.

So Progressive: anti-Israel Activists Find Common Ground with the Alt-Right

The alt-left’s eagerness to embrace the alt-right’s fantasy of Israel shows how alike both fringes are: the alt-right wants a white state without Jews, the alt-left wants a world without a Jewish state.

Pro-Koran Reform Rabbi Yoffie Says Torah Causes Terrorism

"If a single yeshiva student is implicated in terrorist activities, the yeshiva must be closed" said Mr. Yoffie. Does he also propose closing mosques whose members commit terrorism? Somehow I doubt it

Funding Terrorism – The Buck Stops Here

Do we really believe Hamas would not divert money from the funds the US provides to the Palestinian Authority if an alliance government is formed? That would be foolish naiveté and dangerous diplomacy

Exposing the Myth of Linkage

Obama's policy on Israel has focused on settlements, which he views as illegitimate and "linkage" the theory that if the Palestinian conflict were solved, all other Middle East conflicts would cease

Disorder in the Court

Overturning government decisions on the basis of its own radically expansive interpretation of human rights is not the only tool through which the court has usurped political power

Truths for Trump

Trumpian truth-telling about Iran, Syria & the Palestinians can improve the strategic environment, gut Palestinian strategy of delegitimizing Israel, and improve the tone of American foreign policy

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