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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

January 15, 2019 8:42 am

Trump Should Endorse the Bush-Sharon Letter

We don't know what Donald Trump's “ultimate deal” for Mideast peace will look like, but we have some hints based on statements by Palestinian officials. So...

January 7, 2019 7:58 am

The New York Times Trashes Israel Yet Again

Reading New York Times stories and op-eds about Jews and Israel reminds me of Ronald Reagan’s classic debate response to Jimmy Carter: “There you go again.”...

December 11, 2018 9:00 am

Not All Parents Love Their Children Equally

I am always hesitant to make comparisons between current events and Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. Still, we can sometimes find echoes of the past...

November 13, 2018 11:01 am

Ending University Tolerance of Antisemitism

“The one place in America where antisemitism is still considered acceptable is in the university.” I wrote in 2005. Sadly, nothing has changed. One need look no...

November 7, 2018 9:14 am

UCLA Shamefully Condones Students for Justice in Palestine

Imagine if the KKK asked to hold a conference at UCLA. Does anyone seriously believe that the administration would allow it to take place, or...

November 1, 2018 12:30 am

Eighty Years After Kristallnacht, the Murder of Jews Continues

Over the course of 48 hours on November 9-10, 1938 -- now known as Kristallnacht -- 96 Jews were killed, 1,300 synagogues and 7,500 businesses...

October 25, 2018 7:49 am

Why Nothing Will Change on Saudi Arabia

In my book The Arab Lobby, I documented how Saudi Arabia undermines our values and interests. No one cared then, and I don't think they...

October 18, 2018 9:46 am

After Khashoggi, Will US Continue Faustian Bargain With the Saudis?

For decades, many in the United States looked the other way as the Saudis undermined US values and interests. Then the Saudis committed an unpardonable sin that merited the...

September 27, 2018 7:48 am

George Marshall Foresaw Holocaust Deniers After Liberating the First Camp

Long before “fake news” became a popular term, the fakiest of news, as Stephen Colbert might say, was the denial of the Holocaust. Despite its absurdity, Holocaust denial...

September 14, 2018 8:39 am

The Palestinian Victimhood Narrative No Longer Sells

After decades of accepting the idea that Palestinians deserve American financial assistance without offering anything in return, President Trump has finally said, "Enough." Fed up with their...

September 5, 2018 9:17 am

Oslo at 25: What Might Have Been

September 13 will mark the 25th anniversary of the Oslo agreement. Most commentators see it as something between a well-intentioned failure and a catastrophe that...

August 28, 2018 10:53 am

Should Gaza Be the Palestinian State?

Proponents of a two-state solution foresee a future Palestinian state in most of the West Bank and all of the Gaza Strip. In the Oslo Accords, Israel agreed to...

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...


Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

In New Initiative, Yad Vashem Tackles 21st Century Antisemitism - It is American teachers like Lori Fulton who, with their commitment to Holocaust education, are poised to be...


Trump Missile Defense Review Calls North Korea ‘Extraordinary Threat&...

President Donald Trump unveiled a revamped US missile defense strategy on Thursday that called North Korea an ongoing and "extraordinary threat," seven months...


Israeli Navy Rescues French Sailor Stranded in Mediterranean Sea

A French sailor stranded in the Mediterranean Sea was saved on Thursday night by the Israeli Navy, the IDF said. In a tweet on Friday, the Israeli military noted the sailor -- whose...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Calls for Syria’s Return to Arab Lea...

Lebanon's Caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil called on Friday for reinstating Syria into the Arab League. "Syria should return to us ... Syria...