Antisemitism Includes the Denial of Jewish History

Limiting the definition of antisemitism narrowly to the Holocaust and Israel ties the two together in a false narrative that the world gave Israel to the Jews as penance for European crimes of antisemitism, which in turn produces more antisemitism

Why Are So Many Young People Unhappy?

Though people have more money, better health care, better health, better housing, and more education, and live longer than at any time in history, they – especially young people – are unhappier than at any time since data collection began.

Trump’s Plan: Plot, Fantasy or Exercise in Realism?

It’s not clear whether it will bail out Bibi or hurt Gantz, but imagining a future Middle East that accepts most of these terms is actually a practical idea.

Al Jazeera Says No To Iranian ‘Liberation’ Of Jerusalem

In June 2015, a survey carried out by the PA-based Palestinian Center for Public Opinion found that 52 percent of Arabs living in eastern Jerusalem said they would prefer to be citizens of Israel. Note that this counts only those who weren’t afraid to reply to the pollster.

Why the Bombing Auschwitz Argument Still Matters

The Allies’ refusal to devote sufficient resources to rescue and halt the Nazi murder factory is one more reason why a sovereign State of Israel is necessary.

The ‘Crime’ of Arabs Singing to Arabs in Israel

The whole idea of boycotting Israel is designed to prevent the world from learning about the good things that Israel stands for and actually provides.

The ‘Prayer Intifada’

It’s time for Israel to reverse the misguided Dayan doctrine and send a clear message that “Palestinian liberation” of the Temple Mount and the Tomb of the Patriarchs will utterly fail.

The Palestinians and Europe’s Secret Agenda

The European Union is said to be pressuring the Palestinians to hold long overdue presidential and parliamentary elections. It is not clear, however, how the Palestinians would hold new elections at a time when the PA and Hamas are busy in the West Bank and Gaza Strip locking up their political opponents.

Organized and Disorganized Anti-Semites

Either way, Antisemitism is pervasive and pernicous

Holocaust Politics is Bad for the Jews

Has Yad Vashem’s commemoration of the liberation of Auschwitz been hijacked by Israeli political rivalries and the long reach of Vladimir Putin?

No Trivial Pursuit to Know Bethlehem isn’t in a non-Existent Nation

The game show “Jeopardy!” courted controversy when giving a clue to which there can be no definitive answer as long as the Palestinians reject peace.

Newsweek Changed Its Article About Me, But…

Dear Newsweek and other disingenuous LEFTISTS: "Bring back the feathers.

How Jewish Is The ‘Jerusalem Program’?

Can a frum Jew confidently assert that it's “the common responsibility of the Jewish people” to maintain Israel as a democracy?

Am Yisrael Chai

I am not qualified to know if they’re right, but as we drove into Ben Gurion airport, I saw that someone had sprayed on a wall, “Am Yisrael Chai!” That graffiti is absolutely right.

INTO THE FRAY: Terminating Terrorists and Assessing Assassinations

Whatever the operational efficacy of targeted assassinations may be—or not be—the conscience of every decent individual should rebel at the thought that arch-purveyors of terror should be permitted to pursue their deadly profession with impunity

The Miracle of Trump

The era of U.S. President Donald Trump is an opportunity for Israel to take big, bold steps. If the sea has split, let us not stop until we’re all the way across.

PA Sheds Crocodile Tears

Arabs who live in eastern Jerusalem will not be allowed to set the stage for a PA state that includes Israel's capital.

Newsweek Hits A New Low

If decent people working in mainstream American media want to know why many Americans don’t trust them and are willing to use the term “fake news” to describe the mainstream media, I offer one of the most glaring examples of a lie in my lifetime.

INTO THE FRAY: Iniquitous Indictments for Invented Infractions

Despite his remarkable success, Netanyahu has been ceaselessly assailed by his political adversaries. Indeed, it is perhaps his very success that has generated such raw rancor against him

Finally, an Administration Breaks Foreign-policy ‘Rules’

What follows next is unclear, but by killing Iranian arch-terrorist Qassem Soleimani, Trump has broken the wheel of appeasement that enabled Tehran’s ongoing aggression.

Why Talking about ‘Jewish Genius’ is Controversial

In our “woke” world, discussing Jewish achievements can lead to accusations of racism. Such controversies also tell us a lot about the persistence of anti-Semitism.

The Tikkun Olam Brigade and the Taped Banana

The fancy Art Basel art fair in Miami sold a remarkable item for $120,000 in December 2019: an actual ripe banana duct taped to a wall.

Why Palestinian Leaders Fear Opinion Polls

Palestinian leaders fear that reports about corruption could contribute to a drying up of international funding of the PA. If donor countries got whiff of the fact that their taxpayers' money is being squandered and stolen by senior PA officials, the cash cow might just kick over the PA bucket.

Chanukah and Fighting on Sabbath

Synagogues are now debating whether they need to hire police officers to guard their houses of worship, or at least have people within the community be on alert, perhaps armed.

Palestinians: ‘Foreigners’ in an Arab Country

Palestinians are victims not only of their Arab brothers, but also of the double standards of the international community, which continues to be obsessed only with Israel.

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