Honor is a concept that is paramount in non-Western cultures, but sometimes it seems that the West has no clue about.
Shortly after Clinton’s election at the tail end of the Israeli-Hezbollah war of 2016, Hezbollah activated several terrorist cells in the U.S.
There it is: four more years of Barack Obama. What does it mean for Israel? The bilateral talks with Iran run by Valerie Jarrett will continue. One can hope for the best, but it is very unlikely that an agreement will be reached that will include the effective dismantling of Iran’s bomb-building capability. It’s not at all comforting to think that Israel’s security will be in the hands of Jarrett, Obama’s Chicago fixer. One can speculate what Romney might have done differently, but that is not an option now.
Not a peep was heard a few months ago when Israel announced that it would build housing for Arabs in the same area.
Israel should use its new gas resources to further its political interests, just as the Arabs have done with their energy resources.
The Jewish state is supposed to be a place where people are not humiliated for being Jews.
It is not Israel’s job to “help sway members” of Congress.
The yellow star is probably not in the running as label for "settlements" products, but it should be.
The ideal is a tolerant Jewish state which is nevertheless fully Jewish. This isn’t an easy sell to secular Israelis.
At the last minute, the Secretary of Defense presented a memo to the court accusing Pollard of doing massive damage to the U.S.
There is no way the Jewish state (or for that matter, the Jewish people) will ever generate feelings of love or even liking in the world.
We see more and more violent acts ‘explained’ in terms of foreign policy.
If we compare Western and Islamic cultures, we find that universalist attitudes are common in the former and rare in the latter.
Does the viciously random nature of the bombing give a clue to the motive?
Incitement against Israel has reached a fever pitch, and PA officials are not even pretending to want to stop it.
In the snake pit of academia, where unfashionable explicit Jew-hatred has morphed into enthusiastic and widespread over-the-top anti-Zionism, Professor Tammi Rossman-Benjamin stands out.
I can’t believe, if the government actually has information to justify the sentence, that it could not be provided in a manner that would be convincing without revealing damaging secrets.
Israel is an independent sovereign state, and it should not be treated as a banana republic.
While events — the Hamas takeover of Gaza, the Second Intifada — have convinced the great majority of Israelis that a practical two-state solution is a fantasy based on wishful thinking, this has generally not penetrated the US media or political establishment. So Mitt’s remarks in May came as a breath of fresh air. Unfortunately, it seems as though Romney has now changed his mind.
The Obama administration has succeeded in making the issue of Hagel all about Israel and Jews.
Deterrence requires a credible threat. It isn’t enough to issue ominous-sounding ultimata unless they are believed.
A situation has arisen in Judea and Samaria where attempted murder — and sometimes the attempts are successful — is a daily occurrence.
President Obama feels boxed in by his ‘red line’ promise.
In March, President Obama said "when the chips are down, I have Israel’s back," but U.S. actions since have shown otherwise.
Barack Obama will bravely step in to take the political risks necessary to once and for all save Israel and the Palestinians from each other — which he will do by forcing more concessions from Israel, yet again.
A clear explanation of what international law is and is not, and how it applies to some of the controversies around the Jewish state.
During the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations the US government has actively courted Muslims who have overt connections to terrorism.
It looks from here like a really bad weekend in Israel. Some 40-odd rockets were fired from Gaza at southern Israel within 48 hours,...
Israel must insist that there can be no negotiations until all parties agree that Israel is the Jewish state of the Jewish people.
My alarm bells went off when the President chose Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense.