How NOT to Remember the Holocaust

Spare us the false analogies and crocodile tears shed for the Six Million by those who support anti-Semitism and the war on the Jewish state.

Jewish Critics of Israel Have a Problem with Israelis, Not Netanyahu

The willingness of major groups and denominations to try to undermine the choice of Israel’s voters calls into question their belief in and respect for democracy.

What would Menachem Begin Think about Israel’s Elections?

It’s nice that this hero’s greatness is finally being recognized by all segments of Israeli society, but the notion that he has somehow become an avatar of today’s left-wingers is bunk.

What WON’T Change if Gantz Replaces Netanyahu

The Ilhan Omar debacle in the House illustrates that the next Israeli government will be just as dependent on AIPAC and the Republicans as the current one.

Banning Parties in Israel and Democracy’s True Test

An effort to keep Otzma from running for the Knesset, as was the case with Kahane’s Kach Party in the past, raises questions about who has the right to seek office.

The Netanyahu Indictments: Unfair and Inevitable

The charges against the prime minister set an unfortunate precedent in more ways than one. Here are four takeaways from the charges against him.
Israel's president Shimon Peres with a friend.

Who/What Killed Labor Zionism?

To understand contemporary Israel, the Diaspora must ponder how the Palestinians reduced the once dominant party of government to a position of irrelevance.
IFCJ founder Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein

What Yechiel Eckstein Understood that Most Jews Don’t

The founder of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews understood the importance of making alliances with people American liberals despised.
Immigrants Arriving at Ellis Island.

Assimilation and the American Jewish Immigrant Experience

Tom Brokaw was pilloried for urging immigrants to do a better job of assimilating. But he was right, and the success of the Jewish community is proof of it.

Culture-war Abortion Battle SHOULD Transcend Politics

The willingness to justify abortion up until birth is taking us into a moral vacuum created more by politics than any legitimate concern for the rights of women. It’s one thing to say women must have a right to choose. But to assert that women or doctors should have a right to terminate the life of a 40-week-old fetus or a viable infant or even to contemplate the death of an unwanted child born alive despite an attempted abortion is to lead us down the path to a moral abyss.

Hebron: City with No solution

Hebron proves that if there is to be peace between Israel and the Palestinians, foreign observers aren’t the solution

FINALLY! Israel’s Enemies: ‘Rocks Kill’

Rock-throwing has always been depicted as a harmless act of symbolism used by the powerless, but after an alleged settler attack, it’s time to agree that it’s an act of terror.

Why Intersectional Ideology Undermines the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

The attempt to tie the civil-rights movement to the war on the Jewish state is based on lies.
Israel Inspired: What's Driving Trump's Peace Plan in the Middle East?

Trump’s Peace Plan Irrelevant

Israel’s economic integration into the region is proceeding nicely without a resolution to an unsolvable conflict with the Palestinians.

BDS Bill Debate is About anti-Semitism, NOT Speech

Rashida Tlaib’s dual-loyalty smear demonstrates why American Jews, who are the real target of the BDS movement, need to speak up.

The ‘Pittsburgh Platform’ and the Push for a New Jewish Schism

“New York Times” editor seeks not merely to distort the debate about anti-Semitism, but to resurrect a failed attempt to abandon Jewish peoplehood.

Agenda for 2019: Defend Jewish Interests, not Partisanship

After a year of division, it’s time for Jews on both sides of the blue-red divide to be willing to take on their allies.

Security Cooperation or Justice?

What’s more important? Holding murderers accountable or preventing murder? An effort to weaken U.S. anti-terror legislation for the sake of funding the Palestinian Authority raises difficult questions about competing interests.

The Virus that Just won’t DIE: Ever Adapting anti-Semitism

Why are French “yellow vests” protestors attacking the Jews?

Is Ocasio-Cortez REALLY Jewish? Does it Matter?

The elected congresswoman’s Jewish possible ancestors shouldn’t be a problem for anyone. But the idea that her leftist stands are somehow authentically Jewish is troubling.

Anti-Semites and their Jewish Apologists

Jewish foes of Israel want to redefine Jew-hatred in order to give anti-Zionists a pass. Decent people on the left and the right shouldn’t let them get away with it.

Israel’s Cognitive Dissonance About Death Penalty

Why a country that never enforces the death penalty is considering a law to make it easier to execute terrorists.

Praising Netanyahu’s Caution

The prime minister’s refusal to seek a final reckoning with Hamas generated criticism. But his decision to avoid war was sound policy.

Who Speaks for Democrats on Israel?

Radical freshmen in the House will make noise while veterans preserve the alliance.

Ice Cream Causes Brain Freeze

Ben & Jerry’s decision to fund a group whose leaders endorse Louis Farrakhan throws zero tolerance for hate out the window.

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