The president of Tunisia, disturbed by demonstrations against his country’s economic mismanagement, pulled out the one card that has always worked for Arab presidents and kings who need to divert attention away from their own failures: blame the Jews.
Bezalel Smotrich argues that Israel's highest civil court has decided to enter into a field of adjudication where it simply does not belong.
One of the last Jewish artifacts to be spirited out of the Jewish Quarter before its fall in the 1948 War of Independence was a wrapped bag containing the remnants of Rav Nachman’s chair.
An Israeli Supreme Court ruling recognizing non-Orthodox conversions is more symbolism than substance. The fight to curb the power of the rabbinate must be resolved at the ballot box.
It is not usually the case that a court so freely admits to having encroached on legislative prerogatives.
Airline personnel say they were not fixated on the child but were rather concerned with a wider violation of the rules.
An election campaign is a job interview. Let the party leaders tell us why we should hire them.
I don’t think cancel culture is healthy for anyone. I mean, you look at someone the wrong way and you get canceled.
Who exactly is the Palestinian Authority leadership lying to and why?
The apparent Iranian attack on an Israeli-owned civilian cargo ship is a wider threat against shipping and comes as part of retaliation for the assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist. Meanwhile, Iranian proxy warfare against the United States has returned to the region.
A spate of attacks on Arab Christians in and around Bethlehem should have merited investigation by the many “human rights” organizations in the area, but they weren’t interested. This is not surprising, as their focus is almost entirely on promoting lawfare against Israel, not exposing human rights violations committed by Palestinians against other Palestinians.
When what some observers called the “new anti-Semitism” began to gather pace at the turn of this century, there were a handful of scholars, Gerstenfeld among them, who were equipped to explain that while the wine was new, the bottles were old.
Today’s Persians running Iran’s Islamic revolutionary regime consistently declare their intention to annihilate Israel and are building the capacity for nuclear weapons to achieve that infernal aim. And then, there’s the Western media and academia …
With Purim, we complete a full cycle of festivals that has shown that while much has changed in Jewish life, in some respects, it’s been business as usual.