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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 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...

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...


British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...


Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...


Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cus...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...