While the world honors the Holocaust, outrage over calls for the murder of Jews at the University of Michigan is mocked as evidence that Jews are “snowflakes.”
The apocalyptic rhetoric about Netanyahu’s government and its judicial-reform proposal is about maintaining the power of a minority and thwarting democracy, not protecting it.
The Ukrainian president bartered opposition to an antisemitic resolution to pressure Netanyahu to join the war against Russia. The prime minister was right to say “no.”
Most Americans don’t like the Jewish state’s new government. But it still deserves their support against those who work to undermine and destroy it.
Antisemitism of all sorts, Bibi, Ben-Gvir, Zelenskyy and, of course, Trump, owned the headlines in a year full of surprising twists and some names that just don’t go away.
The ADL and other liberals mistakenly believe critiques of efforts to undermine national sovereignty and pushing woke leftist policies are always about Jew-hatred.
The festival of lights needs to be celebrated as a fight against the idols of woke popular culture, not a blue-tinsel version of Christmas.
Kyiv is right to ask that Stalin’s terror famine be recognized as genocide. But it should be equally honest about those who collaborated with Hitler.
Zelenskyy’s two-faced stand illustrates both his own hypocrisy and how the world body acts as a toxic cesspool of hate.
The claim that Benjamin Netanyahu’s government will make life hard for Diaspora Jews ignores what motivates Zionism’s foes and other anti-Semites.
Democrats won the expectations game as a red wave didn’t materialize. But the results mean divided government and a worsening political tribal culture war.
Hyperbolic predictions of the end of democracy if Republicans win the midterms encourage extremism and conspiracy theories that fuel anti-Semitism.
Democrats don’t want Netanyahu or a right-wing/religious government in Jerusalem. But what they really don’t want is for the Jewish state’s voters to determine their own fate.
As long as some on both the left and the right are ready to excuse their allies and legitimize smears of Israel, the problem will continue to get worse.
Despite Biden’s claims, the agreement involves concessions to terrorists in exchange for quiet and empty U.S. guarantees. That’s not the same as a peace based on mutual interests.
So, along with me, guess (or should I say prognosticate?) about the coming year.
Liberals are backing open borders and loan bailouts that hurt working-class Americans and could lead to a massive wealth transfer from the less well-off to the more prosperous.
Under its current leader, ADL discarded nonpartisanship. But the inclusion of critical race theory in the curricula it gives schools is not an isolated blunder.
The world mourned a woman whose dignity and devotion to duty moved all, while America celebrates a woke princess who screams hypocritical self-involvement.
The anniversary of Theodor Herzl’s convening of the First Zionist Congress is cause for celebration; however, the ongoing battle to secure Jewish self-determination is far from over.
Lapid’s claims about influencing Washington notwithstanding, the failure of Jerusalem’s impotent and belated nuclear-deal protests should be a wake-up call about a shaky alliance
A documentary acknowledged hate on the Left and the Right but failed to explain the role of critical race theory in mainstreaming it while resurrecting a smear of Trump even as they debunked it.
Critics have never cared about rocket attacks, terrorism or even about the Palestinians. The argument remains about whether one Jewish state on the planet is one too many.
The Biden administration’s desire to reinstate foreign-policy establishment conventional wisdom notwithstanding, their predecessor’s Abraham Accords should stand the test of time.
Moscow wants to pressure Israel to stay out of its brutal war on Ukraine. That’s deplorable; still, Jerusalem and Jewish groups shouldn’t become full-fledged participants in that conflict.
As radical leftist ideologies set society on fire, what’s needed is an intellectual debate about whether classical liberalism or a rediscovered conservatism provides the answers.
As some join in Juneteenth commemorations, the question is not whether to oppose racism but how adopting the narrative of “white privilege” legitimizes racialist ideas and anti-Semitism.
Opposition to the targeting of Jews by mainstream Democrats was a rejection of anti-Zionist extremism. But the real problem is this effort’s roots in critical race theory and intersectionality.
Having an Arab party in the coalition should have silenced the “apartheid state” lie. It just proved again that Israel’s enemies don’t care what it does; they just want it dead.
Two years after the moral panic set off by the death of George Floyd, American Jews need to confront the way the BLM movement and the ideologies that underpin it enable hatred of Jews.