Friday, November 27th | 11 Kislev 5781


avatar Mitchell Bard
Mitchell Bard is a foreign policy analyst and authority on US-Israel relations who has written and edited 22 books including: The Arab Lobby, Death to the Infidels: Radical Islam’s War Against the Jews and After Anatevka: Tevye in Palestine.

ARTICLES BY: Mitchell Bard

November 26, 2020 7:12 am

Universities Compromise Values for Arab Money

Universities have largely escaped government scrutiny -- at least until recently -- for their fundraising in Arab countries. It may seem paradoxical that institutions widely...

November 18, 2020 5:05 am

A Middle East Policy Guide for President-Elect Biden

As I wrote last week, Joe Biden will enter the White House with more experience in Middle East affairs than any of his predecessors; nevertheless,...

November 13, 2020 8:14 am

Myths and Facts About Biden for His Critics

After the last four Orwellian years, it should come as no surprise that some Biden critics are unhinged. To get an idea, I saw one...

November 4, 2020 3:28 am

An Arabist Admits Mistakes — and Makes More

Aaron David Miller had a long and distinguished career in the US State Department -- distinguished that is by failure to achieve the objective of...

October 28, 2020 5:35 am

Why Can’t Universities Define Antisemitism?

Aren’t academics supposed to be able to define a word? How is it then that university professors and administrators are incapable of defining “antisemitism?” They...

October 16, 2020 8:54 am

Can Jews Influence the 2020 Election?

We’re coming down to the wire, with less than three weeks to go until election day. National polls indicate Joe Biden has a substantial lead...

October 8, 2020 5:30 am

Who First Said Anti-Zionism Isn’t Antisemitism?

The answer to the question posed in the title to this article is -- I’m not sure. I don’t know if anyone has the answer,...

October 2, 2020 10:28 am

The Arab League Boycott Remains in Force

While the ineffectual BDS movement has gotten all the headlines in recent years, the original boycott initiated by the Arab League in 1945 remains in force. Like BDS, the Arab League...

September 23, 2020 5:40 am

Kerry Personifies the History of State Department Failures in the Middle East

It was no surprise that most of the Arabists and famous peace processors were silent following the landmark peace agreements signed between Israel, Bahrain, and...

September 18, 2020 10:38 am

How Low Can Universities Go?

Michelle Obama famously said, “When they go low, we go high.” When it comes to Israel on campus, universities seem to believe “if they go...

September 10, 2020 5:14 am

Harvard Reaches a New Low

The standards of academia continue to slide, as “academic freedom” and tenure have increasingly been used to shield faculty from accountability. The result has been...

September 2, 2020 6:16 am

The Campus in Historical Context

I have written many articles on the campus climate, and some have raised hackles because my articles have relied on empirical data and observation to...

August 26, 2020 4:06 am

Whither the BDS Movement?

The normalization of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates may be one of the biggest and final nails in the coffin of the...

August 19, 2020 4:58 am

Carter, Trump and Peacemaking

When I heard the news about the Israel-UAE agreement, my first thought was that this was a great diplomatic coup and a potentially game-changing event...


Leonard Cohen Receives Posthumous Grammy Nomination for Best Folk Album

The late legendary Jewish singer Leonard Cohen has received a posthumous nomination for...

Egyptian Celeb Faces Legal Action for Taking Photos With Israelis

Egyptian actor and rapper Mohamed Ramadan is facing legal action for causing "offense to the Egyptian people" after taking pictures...


An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...


French Court Sentences Holocaust Denier Vincent Reynouard to New Jail Term

A notorious French Holocaust denier was jailed for four months by a court in Paris on Wednesday. 51-year-old Vincent Reynouard was convicted for posting a Holocaust denial video on YouTube in...


Proposed Knesset Law Would Create Memorial Day for Victims of the Spanish I...

A new law proposed to the Israeli Knesset would create an official memorial day for the victims of the Inquisition. Created...

Middle East

Turkish Court Sentences 2016 Coup Leaders to Life in Jail

A Turkish court sentenced leaders of a 2016 attempted coup to life in jail on Thursday, convicting hundreds of army officers, pilots and civilians over a failed bid to topple...

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.