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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

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...

September 26, 2017 4:50 pm

Do Advocates for Palestinians Ever Listen to Palestinians?

If you pay any attention to advocates and supporters of the Palestinians who live outside the Middle East, you would think that the Palestinians in the West Bank and...

September 6, 2017 1:06 pm

Are Democrats Abandoning Israel?

Some recent polls have shown a growing polarization on the formerly bipartisan issue of support for Israel. A widely cited January 2017 Pew poll, for...

August 10, 2017 10:53 am

Is The Forward’s College Guide Misguided?

Any effort to rank universities is fraught with land mines. Just ask US News and World Report, whose college rankings provoke arguments each year among faculty,...

August 8, 2017 10:51 am

Why Do Anti-Israel Textbooks Continue to Thrive?

CAMERA recently published a monograph on biased textbooks in high schools in Newton, Massachusetts. In addition, an article on the textbook issue quoted Dr. Sandra...

August 3, 2017 11:16 am

The More Things Change: Israel and Intersectionality

In an earlier column, I noted how common it is for people to act as though history begins with the present, and to lack perspective on the...

July 26, 2017 10:41 am

The Epic Failure of the BDS Cultural Boycott

For weeks, the headlines focused on the campaign by Roger Waters to persuade Radiohead to cancel its Israel gig. Yet the self-appointed musical boycotter-in-chief was...

July 24, 2017 1:19 pm

Have Things Really Changed for Jewish Students on Campus?

Journalists and pro-Israel activists often share a tendency to see current events as the beginning of history. I’ve been reminded of this lately by apocalyptic...


Reform Jews Support Israel at Convention, but Some Question Timing of Jerusalem Move

Jacobs was addressing the record-breaking 6,000 Reform Jews gathered in Boston for the...

Israeli Deterrence Holds Against Iran in Syria — For Now - A recent surge in alleged Israeli strikes on targets in Syria appears to suggest a new Israeli urgency to...

Some on Israeli Left Slant Right Amid Changing Political Map - Avi Gabbay, a leader of Israel’s political left -- and presumably one of the top challengers to Prime Minister...


McMaster University Reviewing ‘Disturbing’ Social Media Posts by Studen...

McMaster University in Ontario, Canada is investigating social media posts made by students who glorified Adolf Hitler, praised Palestinian terrorists,...


India, China and Russia Refrain From Recognizing East Jerusalem as Capital ...

Foreign ministers from India, Russia and China notably refrained from recognizing East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine at their...

Middle East

Abbas’ Fiery Rhetoric Toward US and Israel May Be Unconvincing to Pal...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas faces an uphill struggle in convincing his public that his recent defiance of the US...