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March 5, 2018 1:48 pm

@HRW Notices That Wishing for Children to Be Martyred Is Sick — But Not When Palestinians Wish It

There was a moment of moral clarity from a Human Rights Watch worker recently. A BBC story...

March 5, 2018 9:52 am

The AIPAC Comfort Zone – Pro-Israel activists gather this week in Washington, DC, for the annual AIPAC policy conference. As...

March 4, 2018 8:00 pm

The Myth of Russian Weakness

In discussions of international affairs, it has become commonplace for Western observers to view Russia...

March 4, 2018 7:27 pm

The House of Windsor’s Israel Problem - Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 66th year of reign in 2018, which by...

March 4, 2018 9:28 am

SPME BDS Monitor: A Rapid Descent Into Antisemitism

Disparate BDS events in February suggest that the anti-Israel boycott movement is being forced to...

March 2, 2018 3:28 pm

Israeli Ouster of African Migrants Proves Complex

Policy decisions in Israel, particularly those touching on human rights, usually prove more complicated than...

March 2, 2018 1:04 pm

Why Left-Wing Antisemitism Matters – Is there a difference between left-wing antisemites and right-wing Jew-haters? In theory, the answer ought...

March 2, 2018 12:32 pm

The Campaign for a Jewish Army to Fight Hitler Is Relevant Today

Rick Richman's new book, Racing Against History, is subtitled: "The 1940 Campaign for a Jewish...

March 2, 2018 12:18 pm

Proposed Weapons Sales by US Companies to Turkey, Qatar Raise Concerns

Advanced anti-tank missiles that the US companies Raytheon and Lockheed Martin plan to sell to Turkey and...

March 2, 2018 11:28 am

Proximity to the Righteous Is Its Own Blessing

Next week, thousands of Jews from all over the world will travel to the sleepy...

March 2, 2018 11:12 am

Mahmoud Abbas and the False Palestinian Link to the Jebusites

Abu Mazen is at it again, claiming that Palestinians are descended from the Canaanite tribe...

March 2, 2018 10:04 am

Why Do We Continue to Tolerate Louis Farrakhan?

In recent times, there has been one constant in antisemitism in America: Louis Farrakhan. His lacerating...

March 2, 2018 9:53 am

Swiss Government Neglects Security of Country’s Jews

After the recent terrorist murders of Jews in France, Belgium and Denmark, other Western European...

March 1, 2018 4:12 pm

What Would Reagan Do on Terrorism, North Korea and Russia?

With the destruction of the ISIS caliphate in Syria and Iraq, the US and its...

March 1, 2018 4:06 pm

China Steps Into the Middle East Maelstrom

Beijing’s abandonment of non-interference in foreign conflicts has been vividly illustrated by its (largely ineffective)...

March 1, 2018 3:39 pm

There’s More Than One Way to Trick an American – Is anyone really surprised that foreign nations think Jared Kushner is an easy mark? The...

March 1, 2018 3:09 pm

Abbas’ Successor Won’t Make a Difference When It Comes to Peace - The Israeli and American establishments spend a lot of time discussing who should replace Palestinian Authority...

March 1, 2018 1:09 pm

Netanyahu Supporters Defiant Amid Corruption Charges - Some recent polls show that if Israel held elections today, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

March 1, 2018 12:14 pm

Will We Ever Learn the Lessons of the Horrors in Syria? - On Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres described the Ghouta region of Syria as “hell on...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...