San Remo: The Original ‘Deal of the Century’

As we mark Israeli independence this year, let us cast off the contrived U.N. narrative in which Israel was born into the inevitability of two states.

Bernie’s Smear Directs Democrats Further From Israel

Presidential contender’s videos boost Hamas terror organization and the Palestinian “right of return.”

An American Odyssey (Part 1)

Israelis love to travel, and after being an Israeli for some 38 years, we, too, have learned to love traveling. My wife, Barbara, and I recently decided to take a six-week trip with my brother, Avi, and his wife, Martha, across the United States. We loaded up their van in Florida and took off for California.

A Coming Civil War?

For at least a decade, I have been saying that America is fighting a second Civil War. But I have always added that unlike the first Civil War, this one – thank God – is nonviolent. It’s getting harder and harder to assume it will stay that way.

Belittling Tormentors Allows us to Be Free

Through the process of the ten plagues, the Jews saw the Egyptians for what they were, just another group of petrified humans.

Pandemic Panic: Breeding Ground for the Jew-Hatred Virus

Like every other calamity in history, the coronavirus provides an excuse and a platform for anti-Semites. But blame on it those who legitimize hate, not the disease.

A Brief Guide To Leftist Destruction

You can meet happy and unhappy liberals and happy and unhappy conservatives, but you are unlikely to ever meet a happy leftist.

Israel And Its Enemies: Future Wars And Forceful Options (Second Of Three Parts)

At the conclusion of the recent [first] Gulf War (Operation Desert Storm), the [first] Bush administration announced plans to sell Saudi Arabia, a country of six million inhabitants, an arms package. Included were over 500 tanks, 48 F-15 fighter planes, Apache helicopter gun ships, more than 30 Patriot batteries, tens of thousands of armored vehicles, multiple rocket-launchers and command/control systems.

Hollow Men in a Hollow Earth

The Left has created an endless number of professional openings for professional idealists.

Palestinians’ Real Enemies: Arabs

Lawlessness and anarchy ruke Palestinian refugee camps in the West Bank driving many residents to move to nearby cities and villages. Most West Bank refugees no longer live inside UNRWA-run camps

The Real Coercion In Israel

No coercion is good – religious or secular. Today, Israel suffers more from secular coercion than from religious coercion. Unlike the situation in the past, religious soldiers today are forced into combat with women soldiers.

ADL Hires Jewish Jew-Hater as Director for Jewish Outreach

The ADL’s idea of “Jewish Outreach” is an identity politics hire who spends her time castigating Jews for opposing critical race theory and intersectionality because of its inherent antisemitism.

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.

The Old Shtetl Rymanow (Part I)

While the Ukraine was the birth place of the Chassidic movement, Poland and especially the Galicia area soon became the hub for most Chassidic activity after only two generations.

The Left’s Contempt For Middle-Class Values

while most liberals and conservatives abide by society’s rules of order and decency, most leftists do not feel bound to live by these same rules.

Traitors In Our Midst

While Brooklyn College is famed for its plethora of Jewish professors and students, it is not a Jewish institution. The 92nd Street Y is. According to its own mission and history statement, it’s “a proudly Jewish institution since its inception.”

Waiting For Apocalypse: The ‘End Times’ Factor In Nuclear War Between Israel And Iran...

To be sure, it's a subject on which I have written here before, but an additional and generally unrecognized observation now deserves important mention.

INTO THE FRAY: Commanders for Israel’s (In)Security: Taking the Name of Security in Vain

There is no greater irony than the spectacle of scores of ex-senior security officials, who spent their adult life defending Israel, now promoting a political initiative that will make it indefensible.

Godfather of Islamist Campus Antisemitism Plays “As a Jew”

Students for Justice in Palestine attempted to disrupt a Holocaust Remembrance Day event

The Mossad’s Mistake

Everyone is telling us there is nothing to worry about. The international scandal over the assassination of Hamas military commander Mahmoud al-Mabhouh will eventually evaporate, explain Israel's intelligence veterans. After all, this is not the first time that undercover security agencies used foreign passports. The main thing is that Mabhouh has been eliminated, and that all of our forces (according to foreign reports, of course) are safely back home.

Do Obama’s Obsessions Explain Biden’s Iran Appeasement?

Ransom payments of $6 billion will fund more Iranian terror. But the real question is why America is still pursuing Iran. The former president may be part of the answer.

The Case For A Well-Rounded Education

None of the great rabbanim of the past who discussed the value of a general education stressed its financial value – not the Rambam, not the Vilna Gaon, not Rav Samson Raphael Hirsch. They stressed instead its intrinsic worth.

Report: US Fears Syria Rebel Victory, for Now

Though my suggestion to now back Assad to prevent Jihadi takeover and allow both sides to fight themselves to exhaustion was rejected, it seems now the administration is taking note of my counsel.

The Old Shtetl Ozarów

The village of Ozarów is located in the Kielce region. The Ozarów cemetery dates back almost 400 years and is one of the few remaining Jewish cemeteries in Poland.

Israel Gave Zelensky a Forum

Instead, it Got a Smear Campaign From the Ukrainian Leader

INTO THE FRAY: “Terror”, tigers and tabby cats…

One cannot but think that if another country treated Jews, wearing “kippot” and “peyote”, the way Jewish minors, accused of “terror” are treated in Israel, it would surely be engulfed in a wave of outrage and condemned for blatant anti-Semitism

The Vanishing Hobby

There is a world of difference between being active and being passive, between creating something and watching something, between doing something and being entertained.

Arafat Will Save Us

In an attempt to undermine the Israeli government, a group of failed Leftist politicians are "negotiating" a peace with several Palestinian Arabs.

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