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Isi Leibler is a veteran international Jewish leader with a distinguished record of contributions to the Jewish world and the cause of human rights.

ARTICLES BY: Isi Leibler

July 17, 2018 11:47 am

Anglo-Jewry Is Threatened From Both Without and Within

More than 10 years ago, I warned that the passivity of the Anglo-Jewish leadership would likely lead to disastrous political consequences and negatively impact the...

July 12, 2018 11:51 am

Balancing Dangers and Opportunities in Modern Israel

The speed of change, both positive and negative, in this region over the past two months has been breathtaking. On the negative side, the ongoing escalation...

May 29, 2018 9:48 am

A Month of Hypocrisy and Moral Decadence

Never have we witnessed such morally decadent political behavior as what has transpired in regard to Israel over the past few weeks. Paradoxically, this occurred in...

May 2, 2018 8:29 am

A Bleak View of American Jewry

American Jewry, apart from the Orthodox and a minority of committed non-Orthodox, is demographically imploding. Paradoxically, this is taking place at a time when support for...

April 26, 2018 12:14 pm

Regional Storm Clouds Threaten Israel

Notwithstanding the exuberance of Israelis at the Jewish state's joyous 70th Independence Day celebrations, which were justified in light of Israel’s extraordinary achievements and progress on...

March 15, 2018 11:57 am

Unfair to Call Putin an Antisemite

A very significant portion of my life has been devoted to personally combating Russian antisemitism. I experienced firsthand the extent of hatred against Jews which...

March 13, 2018 9:52 am

AIPAC’s Downward Spiral

The American Jewish leadership’s downward spiral has accelerated. This can be traced back to its cowardly silence when then-President Barack Obama began treating Israel as...

February 20, 2018 4:34 pm

Dysfunctional Politics and Disgraceful Behavior

The criminal charges recommended by the Israel Police against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the politicians’ and media’s reactions amount to perhaps the most scandalous...

February 8, 2018 9:52 am

2018: The Year to Make Aliyah?

The founders of modern Israel came from contrasting ideological movements. Since their dispersion into exile, Jews who for centuries endured Christian and Muslim persecution, maintained spiritual (and...

February 2, 2018 9:38 am

Mike Pence Is a Friend of Israel

Listening to US Vice President Mike Pence’s address to the Knesset was a euphoric experience. Pence is a devout evangelical Christian who regards America’s religious...

January 24, 2018 11:16 am

‘Perfect’ Leaders in the United States and Israel

We expect national leaders to behave in an exemplary manner and act as role models to be emulated. What most of us seek is a “perfect”...

December 27, 2017 12:32 pm

Don’t Spurn Europe’s Populist Parties

Populist and nationalist parties are emerging as powerful political forces. They are likely to profoundly influence domestic and foreign policies in virtually every European country. There...

December 6, 2017 2:35 pm

American Jews: Look in the Mirror

There are some unpleasant facts and bitter truths about a large component of Diaspora Jews that are being swept under the carpet. The reality is that...

November 30, 2017 11:21 am

Storm Clouds Gathering in the Middle East for Israel

The volatility of political activity in the Middle East is dizzying. The Syrian civil war is almost at an end. President Bashar al-Assad remains in power,...


A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...


Israeli Company’s Delivery Drone May Soon Take Flight in North Caroli...

An Israeli technology company that created a drone, designed to deliver food and other consumer goods to residential areas, is...

Middle East

Hamas Refuses to Work With Greenblatt, Kushner, Calling Them ‘Spokesm... – Hamas has rejected working with the United States on fostering peace between Gaza and Israel on Friday, despite...