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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

March 15, 2019 10:32 am

US Should Recognize Israel’s Sovereignty Over the Golan Heights

Whenever an incident or an idea related to the Middle East arises, former State Department officials are quick to comment. Those who are Arabists can...

March 7, 2019 9:28 am

Teflon Antisemites

Antisemites don't get to determine who or what is antisemitic. Suggesting that Jews have dual loyalty to Israel, that members of Congress are beholden to Israel...

February 28, 2019 9:46 am

The Palestinian Fan Club

In movies involving fraternities, there is usually a hazing scene where pledges are repeatedly -- and willingly -- paddled from behind. Listening to people who...

February 20, 2019 11:12 am

Israel’s Right-Wing One-State Solution Won’t Work — But Neither Will the Left Wing Two-State Solution

Israelis who believe in a two-state solution argue that Israel cannot annex the West Bank because it will result in Palestinians forming a significant minority...

February 7, 2019 8:51 am

Waiting Out Trump?

The headline in the February 5 Washington Post, “Europe’s strategy on Trump: Hope for no second term,” captured the sentiment of not only leaders around...

January 31, 2019 7:30 am

Antisemitic, Racist, and Anti-Israel: Jewish Voice for Peace Hits the Trifecta

According to its website, “Jewish Voice for Peace [JVP] is guided by a vision of justice, equality and freedom for all people. We unequivocally oppose...

January 23, 2019 7:53 am

Many Progressives Care About ‘Palestine’ — Not Palestinians

Many liberals and progressives support the Palestinian cause for justifiable reasons. What I find mystifying, however, is how so many liberals can advocate for Palestinians,...

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...


Patriots Owner Kraft Apologizes in First Statement Since Charges

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft apologized on Saturday in his first public statement since he was charged for soliciting...

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...


Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...


Jewish Council Warns Against Antisemitism at Scottish Universities

A representative body of Scottish Jewish communities has warned of concerning levels of antisemitism faced by Jewish students and teachers face at Scottish universities. In a submission to the Equality and Human...


On 40th Anniversary, Israel-Egypt Peace Deal Hailed for Opening ‘New ...

Tuesday marked the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Israel-Egypt peace treaty. The 1979 agreement -- brokered by then-US President...

Middle East

Hamas Prisoners Attack Two Guards, One Seriously Injured

JNS.org - Two guards at Ketziot Prison in southern Israel were wounded, one seriously, when Hamas prisoners stabbed them late Sunday night after clashes broke out at the facility. Both guards...