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Mitchell Bard, Executive Director of AICE and Jewish Virtual Library, has written 24 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

March 7, 2018 11:32 am

The Abbas Mythology

A recent article in The Atlantic about “The Tragedy of Mahmoud Abbas” noted: “In him, the world saw a reformist, a leader who could get the Palestinians...

February 28, 2018 10:32 am

The Palestinians and Their Allies Should Know the Truth About the Nazis

The most offensive attacks made by Palestinians and their supporters against Israelis are comparisons to the Nazis. These analogies demonstrate a profound ignorance of history...

January 24, 2018 4:27 pm

Will the State Department Sabotage Trump’s Israel Policy?

President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and move the US embassy there from Tel Aviv, was opposed by most of the US foreign policy establishment,...

January 10, 2018 1:09 pm

Will Palestinians Protect Freedom of Religion and Holy Places in Jerusalem?

For the sake of argument, let us assume that the Palestinians one day achieve their goal of securing a capital for a Palestinian state in Jerusalem....

January 3, 2018 1:53 pm

Middle East Studies Association (as Usual) Singles Out Israel for Attack, Excuses Palestinian Perfidy

The Middle East Studies Association gave up all pretense of being a scholarly organization when it was taken over by the followers of Edward Said...

December 21, 2017 10:54 am

Middle East Studies Association Panel Reserves Outrage Only for Israel

Israel Studies are rarely centerstage at annual conferences of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA); but when they are, one can be certain that they’ll be the...

December 20, 2017 10:48 am

Why Can’t American Students Show Common Sense on Antisemitism?

Supported by antisemitic faculty who seek to redefine Jew hatred in such a way that excludes themselves, American students seem to be unable and unwilling to...

December 8, 2017 9:37 am

Recognizing Jerusalem Is the First Step Toward Peace

Contrary to the hysterical reactions around the world, President Trump’s decision to ignore naysayers and recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital may be the most important...

November 9, 2017 1:21 pm

Kristallnacht: When America Failed the Jews

On November 11, 1938, a front-page story appeared in The New York Times. It read: “A wave of destruction, looting, and incendiarism unparalleled in Germany since the...

November 8, 2017 11:30 am

Taxpayer-Funded Bias on Middle East Invades K-12 Classrooms

While much attention is devoted to the politicization of Middle East studies on college campuses, biased perspectives on Western values, Israel, Islam and terrorism are...

October 19, 2017 12:00 pm

When the Jewish Left Had Integrity

One of the sad problems on college campuses today is the way that the extreme left has hijacked civil and human rights movements, and turned them into...

October 10, 2017 1:51 pm

Germans Know Antisemitism When They See It

One of the outrageous aspects of campus politics -- and, to a lesser extent, off-campus politics -- is the effort by Israel’s detractors to tell...

October 4, 2017 11:11 am

Despite Flaws, Stanford Study of Jewish Students Gets It Mostly Right

When you see the name Stanford attached to a research project, it's usually worth taking seriously. Therefore, I was interested in a recent report put out...

October 3, 2017 11:55 am

The More Things Change: The South Africa Calumny

In the ancient days of campus battles on Israel, we did not have to contend with annual Israel hate weeks. Still, the situation was not...


Activist Showcases 70 Israeli Destinations in Project for Israel’s Independence Day

A Florida-based pro-Israel activist has launched a project showcasing 70 locations...

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’...


Taylor Force Act Hits Snag in Senate, as Pro-Israel Groups Urge Passage - Amid never-ending speculation over the release of President Donald Trump’s anticipated Israeli-Palestinian...

Study: Latest Palestinian Textbooks Show Increased Indoctrination to Jihad and Martyrdom - In July 2017, the Palestinian Authority (PA) schoolbooks for the...

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...


After Anti-Israel Referendums, University Leaders Defend Academic Freedom, ...

The leaders of universities where anti-Israel referendums were considered this month recently spoke out in defense of academic freedom and...


Tech Billionaire Elon Musk Salutes Israel as ‘Technological Power,...

Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk believes that Israel is a "technological power" with a bright future, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

Middle East

Palestinian Cold War Heats Up as Reconciliation Efforts Fail - The Palestinian Authority wasted little time in blaming Hamas for a roadside bomb that went off last week in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. It was far too close for comfort...