Do 9/11 Lessons Still Apply in a post-COVID World?

Much has changed since the aftermath of the terrorist attacks. But the fight for liberal values against totalitarian foes continues.

Whom Should Jews Fear MOST During an ‘Uprising’?

Feeding panic about militias and anti-Semitism amid urban unrest is gaslighting. The real threat to Jewish security and to all Americans is the breakdown of the rule of law.

What are Jews who Embrace the Black Lives Matter Movement Endorsing?

In the culture war ignited by the post-George Floyd protests, 600 Jewish groups know which side they are on. But is this really about racism or politics?

Why they Scrawl ‘Free Palestine’ on Synagogues

Despite supporting the Black Lives Matter movement, Jews are targeted amid the riots because of anti-Semitic intersectional myths that should not be tolerated.

Can Jews Remain in Coalitions with Radical Race-baiters?

As violent Black Lives Matter protests continue, even liberal Jewish groups are staying away from a “Virtual March on Washington” led by Al Sharpton.

Should Jews be Angry about Pompeo’s Speech from Jerusalem?

The secretary of state’s taped convention address from Israel skirts the line of propriety. But the Democrats’ beef with him is more about politics, not the law.

On Tisha B’Av, Time for Americans to Step Back from Apocalyptic Rhetoric

The historic legacy of the day of mourning about senseless hatred is a reminder that democracy doesn’t work when political parties deem each other illegitimate.

Has Erdoğan Launched a New Age of Religious Wars?

The reconversion of an Istanbul museum into a mosque, coupled with threats alluding to the Temple Mount, illustrates anew the danger of allowing divided sovereignty in Jerusalem.

Don’t Accept the ‘Jewish Privilege’ Myth

Jews reclaimed a hashtag by writing about anti-Semitism. The problem is how extremists seek to shame them into silence or acquiescence to radical schemes.

Bullying Bari Weiss

That the NY Times is a hostile environment for proud Jews like Weiss is hardly a surprise, given the paper’s long and troublesome history on Jewish issues.

Are Jews Obligated to Support Reparations for African-Americans?

Momentum for the idea is growing. But the Holocaust analogy undermines a proposal that could do much harm without fixing what’s wrong with America.

Understanding the Collapse of Liberal Zionism

Peter Beinart claimed to speak for Jewish critics of Israel. Now he wants to replace it with a binational state, leaving Jews defenseless. Is anyone really surprised?

A Tale of Two Revolutions and Why America MUST be Celebrated

The radical narrative that the United States is incorrigibly racist is rooted in a revisionist spirit that threatens the rule of law, civilization and the Jews.

Why can’t you get Canceled for anti-Semitism?

As careers are ruined for often-wrongful accusations of racism, Ilhan Omar remains untouchable, despite her anti-Semitism. The same will be true for Chelsea Handler.

Will Israel’s West Bank Move Torpedo Normalization with the Arab World?

An article by a Gulf state diplomat warns that Netanyahu’s plans will endanger diplomatic breakthroughs, one of his greatest achievements. Is that a good reason to change course?

Cancel Culture Comes Calling to Conference of Presidents

The left’s attempt to expel the ZOA because its leader took issue with the Black Lives Matter movement is more evidence of the spread of an out-of-control outrage mob.

If AIPAC doesn’t Support Israel’s Government, What’s its Purpose?

By distancing itself from Jerusalem on annexation, the lobby is creating a crisis for the pro-Israel community, no matter who wins the next U.S. election.

Defund Police? Sure–If you’re Willing to Sacrifice Jewish Security.

The obligation to pursue justice is not negotiable. Neither is the rule of law. Jews and all minorities need both to feel safe

The Stakes in Redefining America as Evil

Ideologues who believe that America is still a racist nation are shaping the post-George Floyd narrative. The Jewish community should not support this false vision.

Is There a Right to ‘In-Person’ Religious Services During a Pandemic?

While many disparage efforts to reopen houses of worship before authorities assure that it’s safe, questions about the discriminatory treatment of faith must be answered.

No Justice for Malki Roth

The need to keep radicals and Islamists out of power in Jordan continues to foil efforts to force the extradition of an unrepentant Palestinian murderer.

Are Lockdown Protests Signaling a Resurgence of anti-Semitism?

Those who misuse Holocaust imagery are profoundly inappropriate; still, the rush to label all the protesters as neo-Nazis is wrong.

What’s Behind de Blasio’s anti-Semitic Outburst?

The mayor’s targeting of Jews as pandemic scofflaws was outrageous, yet it shows the way the virus brings out the dictator in some politicians.

What Would the World be without the State of Israel?

After 72 years, many take its existence for granted. But with so many still wishing it dead, it’s worth thinking about how dangerous life for Jews would be without it.

This is Not a Passover for Despair

The restrictions we are forced to endure is not a reason to give up hope. Instead, we should look to history and count our many blessings.

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.

Unexpected Crisis Debunks the Trump-Netanyahu Analogy.

The coronavirus panic has hurt the president, but the prime minister’s handling of it reminds Israelis of his best qualities and has changed the dynamic of the government coalition standoff

3 Elections=2 Basic Facts

The effort to break the logjam established that there is a broad consensus on national security, and that only judges, and not political rivals, can topple Netanyahu.

Where was Bernie when Americans Fought for Soviet Jewry?

Sanders is criticized for his attitude towards Cuba, but it matters that while other Jews were protesting Soviet anti-Semitism, the Socialist had other priorities.

Will Bernie Turn Jews into Trump Supporters?

Not even the victory of a Socialist backed by a coalition of Israel haters will persuade liberal Jews to abandon their party, let alone vote for a president they hate.

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