A wedding invitation? I could feel my heart racing. It felt like getting a jury duty summons.
While many of those advocating for the cancellation of the march did so out of a genuine concern for the well-being of Israel, their good intentions were not synonymous with good policy.
Israelis think of the desert area as its “Wild West,” a place where sovereignty is more honored in the breach, and where concerns center on crime and national security. For the government, the biggest challenge is bringing to heel unregulated Bedouin building on state land.
The unending campaign of anti-Semitic demonization of Israel by Rep. Ilhan Omar and her fellow progressives will not stop until Congress takes a zero-tolerance stand.
This is a very unusual alliance of very different ideologies – the very essence of democracy at its finest.
Advocates of the Israel-apartheid libel hope that their campaign will lead to Israel's eventual replacement with a Palestinian Islamic entity.
The coalition headed by Naftali Bennett includes a spectrum of lawmakers—Orthodox, Arab, female, gay and even Israel’s first deaf Knesset member
Joe Biden and Naftali Bennett have plenty to learn from one another as they try to keep their ambitious and fragile coalitions together.
It’s the indicator of a deeper societal pain. When it rears its ugly head, it almost always extends beyond Jews.
Despite the dubious nature of this government, a fifth election would have been just as bad and this new government should be given a grace period.
Those who advocate for Israel often take a defensive posture in response to endless attacks from advocates for the Palestinians. The debate focuses entirely on Israel’s perceived imperfections. Instead, pro-Israel advocates should take an offensive posture, shifting the focus of debate onto Palestinian behavior and holding Palestinian leaders accountable for their malfeasance.
“If we don’t step up to end the imperialist project that’s called Israel, we’re doomed,” proclaimed one of three co-founders of Black Lives Matter, Patrisse Cullors
Israel must break the “Gaza-Jerusalem” equation that Hamas is trying to establish as a fact. This equation is dangerous to Israel’s security, and Israel...
Israel may soon abandon its diplomatic achievements because Yair Lapid and most of his partners in the new coalition want to erase Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's achievements.
Nevertheless, in my opinion there is ample room for the Bennett-Lapid government to set a few things in order, and to make it clear to Israeli friends and adversaries abroad that there is principled continuity in Israeli foreign and defense policy.
Surrendering to Hamas threats and canceling the flag parade in Jerusalem constitutes a grave violation of Israeli sovereignty that will lead to no less serious acts of extortion on the political and security levels.
As I got older, those questions that I explored in Israel never went away, and I started researching and compiling answers.
It is also much easier to decry antisemitism than fight back against a pro-Palestinian movement that has become increasingly popular.
Incredibly, the Spies managed to convince the masses that they were incapable of conquering and settling in the Land.
The anti-Semites are giving us a wake-up call: We can no longer afford to be complacent.
The goal of many on the left these days is not clarification but obfuscation, particularly on racial issues.
The deliberate and cynical use by Hamas and Islamic Jihad of their own civilians as human shields, as well as their use of mosques, hospitals, schools, and private houses as weapons storage facilities and firing platforms, are severe war crimes and violations of international humanitarian law.
It’s true that Hamas views the march as a provocation, but then, Hamas sees the existence of a Jewish state as a provocation. Does that mean we should pack our bags?
In the wake of the Israel-Gaza conflict in May, an American author was suspended by Twitter for comparing a Boston Globe cartoon to Nazi propaganda. NY Times writers who, in expressing their sorrow over the fact that “most of the children who died were Arabs,” are in fact admitting that they would be happier if most of the children who died were Israeli Jews.
Far from being isolated, Israel has many allies and has formed alliances that have helped to prevent one-sided condemnation of Israel from the European Union.
How can Jews blind themselves to official antisemitism?
A straitjacket “change” coalition would be good for Israeli politics and society. National unity, however temporary and fragile, along with a change of leadership after 15 years, is necessary and worthwhile.
Leaders whose most important goal is maintaining friendly ties with the Biden administration will necessarily be less willing to approve operations that will anger it.
The head of Yamina has made himself an accomplice to what the right sees as the left’s take-down of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu through illegitimate means.
Always employing the virtuous grandiloquence of “justice” and “rights,” Marxist ideas may be comforting to and mislead those who have not been exposed to them in their crystalline form.