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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

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...

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...


New Zealand Activists Raise Funds for Palestinian Charity After Fine by Israeli Court

Two New Zealand anti-Israel activists have raised NZ$14,000 ($9,108.40) as of Sunday for...

NFL Player Gets Schooled About Jewish Food, Hebrew Slang

A NFL player recently accepted an invitation from a sports anchor to try Jewish food for the first time and learn...


The Man Who Chose Israel

I am the CEO of the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation. This organization, founded in 1977, helps young people in Israel’s...

Report: Hezbollah Hacked Into Mobile Devices Worldwide

Hezbollah hackers used "catfishing" techniques on social media to infiltrate mobile devices worldwide, according to a release from the Czech...

UCI Preparing to Refer Anti-Israel Disrupters to Prosecution

Campus police at University of California, Irvine will in the near future refer anti-Israel disruptors of a May 3, 2018...


Antisemitic Vandalism at Paris Business School Draws Condemnation

Antisemitic inscriptions -- including swastikas, rifle sights and the word “Juden” – were discovered on Friday in a study room in a student residence at an international business school in...


With Goal of Thwarting Hezbollah Attacks, Israel Completes Building of New ...

The Israeli Defense Ministry recently completed the construction of a nine-meter high concrete wall -- topped by steel fencing --...

Middle East

Tale of Two Brothers Reflects Syrian Rebel Unity and Divisions

Brothers Abu Eliyas and Abu Yousef have fought at opposite ends of the insurgency against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. One is a member of a rebel group that was once backed...