The actress’s snub isn’t a victory for BDS or the Israeli prime minister’s political foes, but it does show how Netanyahu’s image problem has undermined one of his strengths.
Exploiting the death of a Palestinian infant shows the depths to which anti-Israel propaganda has sunk and how effective such immoral arguments can be.in defending human rights.
Opposition from Jewish groups to a Supreme Court decision defending the rights of a believer is a discouraging retreat from principle.
How an out-of-context comment from Israel’s chief rabbi about a Pittsburgh synagogue doesn’t need to widen the Israel-Diaspora divide.
The focus on Israel’s problems often obscures the astonishing nature of a historic turnabout for the Jewish people.
Anger about the new nation-state law is misplaced. Concern over the rabbinate flexing its muscles and contempt for the Diaspora is not.
Withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal raised tensions, but it’s Iran that’s more isolated and weaker now, not Israel.
The notion that Arab states can be relied upon to safeguard Israel’s security in a theoretical peace deal is a a pipe dream. Far from the Arabs protecting Israel, the reality is that Israel protects them.
Scholar Ruth Wisse wrote, that anti-Semitism is the most successful ideology of the 20th century—a virus that morphed from fascism to Nazism to communism and then Islamism. The continuation of this trend in the 21st century has nothing to do with Trump, and everything to do with the fact that Jews remain a convenient scapegoat for extremists of all political and religious stripes.
Radical freshmen in the House will make noise while veterans preserve the alliance.
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.
Rashida Tlaib’s dual-loyalty smear demonstrates why American Jews, who are the real target of the BDS movement, need to speak up.
That vast numbers of Americans are inspired by the Bible to support Jewish rights in their ancient homeland isn’t so much a function of the left-right conflict as it is an integral part of America’s political culture
Why are French “yellow vests” protestors attacking the Jews?
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.
Why a country that never enforces the death penalty is considering a law to make it easier to execute terrorists.
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.
If Democrats want the high ground against Trump, they must condemn radical supporters of the anti-Semitic BDS movement, as opposed to defending them.
American Jews don’t know much about Benny Gantz, but they should acknowledge the collapse of the Israeli left.
The resignation of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley took the political world by surprise, but it’s likely that no one is more disappointed than supporters of Israel.
Even though the Palestinian “March of Return” was far from peaceful, Israel’s critics still absolve Hamas.
To understand contemporary Israel, the Diaspora must ponder how the Palestinians reduced the once dominant party of government to a position of irrelevance.
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.
The passing of an erudite commentator is particularly painful not just because of his brilliance, but because his rational approach to politics and thought has gone out of fashion.
The curse of senseless hatred afflicts our society. But are we too entrenched in our partisan silos to listen to each other?
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.
Even in this era of cynicism, honoring heroism and national service remains essential. Without it, the ideas that bolster America and Israel suffer.
An anti-Zionist group’s effort to use Jewish camps to undermine support for Israel poses a difficult challenge for a key American Jewish institution.
If support for the Jewish state is declining, it may have more to do with American Jews than the Israelis they claim to deplore.
Criticizing George Soros doesn’t necessarily make you a Jew-hater.