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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

August 15, 2018 7:02 am

Hamas Anniversary Is Reminder of Terror Group’s Agenda

This week marks the 30th anniversary of the publication of the covenant of the "Islamic Resistance Movement," better known as Hamas. The document is worth...

July 20, 2018 11:34 am

Don’t Believe the Hysterics on Canceling the Iran Nuclear Deal

A great hue and cry went up throughout Europe and from former Obama administration officials and various foreign policy experts when President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran deal (JCPOA). Critics...

July 12, 2018 12:21 pm

When Will IfNotNow Get Its Facts Right?

IfNotNow, which claims to be a group of peace-loving Jews who want to educate their peers about the “occupation,” shares a number of characteristics with...

July 4, 2018 11:27 am

How UC Berkeley Went From Anti-Israel Bastion to Israel Studies Powerhouse

Last month, the University of California at Berkeley hosted the annual conference of the Association of Israel Studies. The fact that the professional meeting of...

June 18, 2018 8:12 am

An Eye-Opening Trip Through Samaria

I traveled to Samaria (Shomron in Hebrew) recently. Wikipedia tells us Samaria “is a historical and biblical name used for the central region of ancient...

June 13, 2018 8:50 am

JFK and the US Defense of Israel

The uproar over the US decision to move our embassy to Jerusalem was based in part on the outdated and specious Arabist argument that American...

May 17, 2018 7:38 am

Not All US Allies Opposed Withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Deal

Most of the coverage of President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the flawed nuclear deal with Iran focused on the dismay of European signatories to the agreement -- while ignoring the...

May 11, 2018 1:17 pm

Why Iran Believes Time Is on Its Side

Now that President Trump has withdrawn the United States from the Iran deal, supporters and opponents of the agreement want to know what happens next....

May 2, 2018 7:43 am

Germany’s Refusal to Attack Syria Shows Moral Failure

After repeated chemical weapons attacks by the Syrian regime on its own citizens, the United States, the UK, and Francefinally took military action to punish Bashar Assad. But one ally was...

April 29, 2018 8:13 am

The Ongoing Myth of BDS Success

Anytime that a student government votes to divest from Israel or a celebrity chooses not to perform in Israel, a cry goes out throughout the...

April 10, 2018 8:12 am

Why the Iran Nuclear Deal Is a Sham

President Donald Trump is considering whether to pull out of the nuclear deal signed with Iran by his predecessor Barack Obama. The agreement’s supporters are painting apocalyptic scenarios of Iran resuming its...

April 4, 2018 12:06 pm

The US Is Now Supporting Israel in Both Word and Deed

It seems that every day another story appears claiming that support for Israel is eroding in the United States. These reports are often based primarily...

March 22, 2018 11:26 am

US Support for Israel Is at a Record High

When Pew released a study on American attitudes toward the Middle East, the focus was on the partisan divide and the suggestion that Democrats were...

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...


Iranians Furious at Regime as Economy Teeters on the Brink - Thousands of Iranian citizens have been protesting across the country, including in major cities such as Tehran, Karaj,...

Israeli Hospitals Drill the Transition from ‘Routine to War’ - Under the expert guidance of IDF Home Front Command, Israeli hospitals across the country are shoring up their...


US Redirects Syria Funds, Emphasizes It Is Not Withdrawing

The US State Department said on Friday it will redirect $230 million in frozen funding away from Syria and emphasized that the move did not signal a retreat by Washington...


Two Palestinian Rioters Killed on Gaza Border, Jerusalem Stabber Shot Dead

Israeli troops killed two Palestinian rioters and wounded scores of others taking part in weekly Gaza border protests on Friday, medics said, as Egyptian mediators tried to clinch a truce...

Middle East

Flourishing Trade Between Israel and Arab States ‘a Glimpse’ of...

Far from being targeted for "boycotts, divestment and sanctions," Israel's trade with its Middle Eastern neighbors is in fact blossoming, a...