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May 17, 2017 2:23 pm

New York Times Turns Its Nose Up at Gefilte Fish

A New York Times article from Berlin begins, “Beige, boiled and usually packed in a...

May 17, 2017 1:55 pm

From Truman to Trump — America and Israel, Then and Now

A popular president known as a great sophisticated thinker, speaker and reformer is suddenly replaced...

May 17, 2017 12:11 pm

Israel Braces for Its Latest Battlefront: The Sea - Amid a quiet, yet massive arms race between Israel and Hezbollah, both sides are...

May 17, 2017 10:18 am

Yes, Marc Lamont Hill Is an Antisemite

Marc Lamont Hill has an impressive biography, and a record of achievements as an academic, activist and...

May 16, 2017 4:54 pm

What Can BDS Teach Us About the Culture Wars?

Many who criticize outrageous forms of behavior on college campuses, from “microaggressions” to “safe spaces,”...

May 16, 2017 2:49 pm

Minority Rights in Judaism

One of the most striking features of the Torah is its emphasis on love of -- and...

May 16, 2017 1:56 pm

Temple Mount Geography Confounds New York Times

A New York Times news article about preparations for President Donald Trump’s visit to Jerusalem...

May 16, 2017 10:57 am

In Search for Peace, Trump Should Tackle Hate Before Borders

President Donald Trump is scheduled to make his first foreign trip later this month, with...

May 15, 2017 4:31 pm

The Foolish Embassy Expectation Game - When President Donald Trump heads to the Middle East next week, the world will...

May 15, 2017 3:08 pm

Palestinian Mothers: A Heartbreaking Obstacle to Peace

A mother’s love for her child is an emotion unlike anything else in the world....

May 15, 2017 2:27 pm

Trump Is Cooking Up a New Middle East

US President Donald Trump is breaking with past norms by choosing the Middle East as his...

May 15, 2017 12:47 pm

New York Times Fashion Critic Mangles Exodus Narrative

A column by a New York Times fashion critic last week reported on a runway...

May 15, 2017 11:07 am

The Last Kaddish for Elie Wiesel

Before the serious policy disagreements on Iran and Syria that came between me and Samantha Power,...

May 15, 2017 10:52 am

Sarsour Doesn’t Pass ‘3D’ Antisemitism Test

Natan Sharansky, the former Soviet political prisoner and current Jewish Agency chairman, put forth a "3D test"...

May 14, 2017 8:44 pm

Ronald Lauder Promoting Abbas as Respectable Moderate Is Fraught With Danger

Last week, World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder released a series of statements confirming...

May 14, 2017 12:57 pm

Palestinians Play Political Football on the BDS Movement’s Website - The Arab-Israeli conflict just got a dose of political football. A recent open letter to FIFA by...

May 14, 2017 12:34 pm

The Palestinian Connection to the Nazis

Last month, Israel's National Library blogged about Heinrich Himmler's lost telegram to the grand mufti of...

May 12, 2017 4:36 pm

New York Times Columnist Says Times’ Own Favorite Israeli Newspaper Is ‘Bitter…Preposterous’

A column in the online New York Times finally lets Times readers in on what...

May 12, 2017 3:28 pm

What it Means to Be ‘Good’

When I was a kid, I used to wonder why it was that some children...


Abbas Honors Terrorists Ahead of Trump Visit

The Palestinian Authority (PA) honored two terrorists this month in the lead up to President Donald Trump's visit with PA...

US Veterans in Israel: Memorial Day Profiles in Courage and Healing (Part Two) - According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 20 veterans commit suicide across...


ADL Rejects Anti-Israel Activist Linda Sarsour Over BDS, Upholds Her ‘...

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) issued a sharp rejection on Thursday of the pro-BDS positions advocated by Linda Sarsour – the...


Netanyahu Presented With Plan to Transfer Some Eastern Jerusalem Neighborho... - Knesset member Dr. Anat Berko (Likud) has presented Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with a plan to separate some...

Middle East

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Defies Trump Over Iran’s Middle East ...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov directly challenged US President Donald Trump's tough stance on Iran this week during a briefing...