In truth, the relationship between various progressive branches of Judaism and the Jewish State have been terrible for a long time. A number of Jewish organizations actively seek to harm Israel in public fora.
Across the globe, it is this green-red alliance that is the major purveyor of anti-Semitism. Anti-Semitism — not Islamophobia — is the most common hate crime in America based on religious targeting.
The world turns a deaf ear to the hateful, belligerent statements of the Palestinians while censoring Israel and laying blame at its feet.
The ongoing turmoil in Iran highlights both the duplicity to which the Obama administration resorted and the missed opportunity for a better deal.
May the life of Grace Schwarzberg – Gittel Brana bat Naftali HaKohen – be an inspiration to all and may her neshama have an aliya
The wordsmiths at the US State Dept need to face reality in Judea-Samaria. The Israeli “occupation” of the portion where the Palestinian Arabs reside ended long ago, and the Israeli presence in the remainder of those territories is perfectly legitimate.
Worldwide media has celebrated the Tamimi family as “struggling against the resistance.” Some describing the blond-haired, blue eyed teenager as the ‘poster child’ for the Palestinian struggle - the reality is something vastly different.
If the best laid plans fail, what about the poorly considered?
A report is also circulating that a top member of the clerical council in Qom has expressed support for the popular protesters. That doesn’t mean anything specific is going to be conceded to the protesters. But it does mean, at the least, that at least some on the council see a need to appease the people
I want to be very clear, though: Almost everybody holds that even if a kohen can attend medical or dental school, he cannot participate in any way shape or form in the actual dissection of a dead body.
It’s about time, though, that Mr. Abbas and perhaps the Times as well get over their pique at the president’s introduction of a new approach to a problem that has defied all the old ones.
President Trump's act of justice and compassion teaches that even in this age of hyper-partisanship, there are issues of simple justice that can unite diverse elements and no one should ever give up on the quest for justice
As a master negotiator, Trump understands that, unlike the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as structured by Oslo was never resolvable bilaterally because the PA had neither the desire nor the ability to resolve it.
85% of Iranians feel estranged from the regime, leaving it hollow and vulnerable. If this round of protests is quashed, as happened in 2009, the regime’s overthrow will be further delayed. But the counter-revolution is inevitable.
Now, people in Iran are demanding not just limited reforms but regime change. The government has been doing all it can to stoke the flames of hatred, but has been trying to deflect it to "Death to America" and "Death to Israel".