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Phyllis Chesler is an Emerita Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies, is the author of thousands of articles and of fifteen books, including the best-selling Women and Madness and Woman's Inhumanity to Woman. Her latest book, An American Bride in Kabul, just won a National Jewish Book Award. She is a Fellow at the Middle East Forum and can be reached through her website:

ARTICLES BY: Phyllis Chesler

November 26, 2021 11:55 am

Taliban Close in as Desperate Afghan Women Await Rescue

In Bamiyan province, through which the Silk Road once flourished and the towering statues of Buddha once stood, an Afghan woman's naked body has just...

October 1, 2021 10:49 am

Continuing to Try to Save Afghan Women Is ‘the Only Thing We Can Do’

We now know that the stubborn, almost incomprehensible way in which President Biden pulled out of Afghanistan was against military advice; that it led to...

August 10, 2021 11:57 am

Trying to Save Just One Afghan Woman

I have been trying to save just one woman in Afghanistan. It is proving to be an unimaginably arduous task, one that has taken up...

July 13, 2021 12:33 pm

Is a Rally Enough to Fight Antisemitism?

Approximately 3,000 American Jews participated in a rally on Sunday in Washington, DC, called "No Fear: A Rally in Solidarity with the Jewish People." It...

June 16, 2021 11:54 am

Baseless Israel Bashing Permeates Science, Medicine, and Education Unions

Until recently, the hard sciences proved impregnable to political propaganda and to Soviet-style boycotts and censorship. Not anymore. From college campuses to medical and mental health...

May 25, 2021 1:14 pm

Academics Use Propaganda, Not Expertise, to Bash Israel

Men wearing Palestinian keffiyas have been running around beating up Jews in the streets of America and Europe. Israel was envisioned as the safe haven...

May 13, 2021 12:21 pm

Yet Again, the Media Blames Israel for a Conflict Hamas Started

Islamist terrorist groups, Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, have launched more than 1,200 rockets (and counting) toward Israel since Monday, and the United Nations, of...

May 6, 2021 12:33 pm

Practicing Feminism While White

The year 2021 is already a bad year for feminist truth-tellers. In March, three brave Indigenous Australian women flew to the capital in Canberra to draw...

April 16, 2021 10:29 am

The Tragedy of Leaving Afghanistan

In the history of the world, no foreign power has ever occupied or been able to remain in Afghanistan, that landlocked and remote country in...

March 14, 2021 6:58 am

Tehran on My Mind

Monday marked International Women's Day, and the start of Women's History Month. And Iran is always on my mind when this day comes around. Iran and...

January 27, 2021 7:17 am

In Texas, an Honor Killer and His Accomplices Finally Face Justice

I will never forget that New Year's Day in 2008 when Egyptian-born taxi driver Yaser Said coldly shot his two beautiful daughters to death in...

September 15, 2020 5:00 am

Dad’s Arrest Exposes Support Network Behind Alleged Honor Killers

The FBI-led Dallas Violent Crimes Task Force captured Yaser Abdel Said on August 26, 12 years after he allegedly murdered his two teenage daughters in...

April 27, 2020 5:56 am

Palestinian Lies Never Die; Wikipedia and Google Keep Them Alive

"Occupation" is a word that dominates most debate about Israel, but the truth is that pro-Palestinian propagandists are occupying Google and Wikipedia to keep debunked...

February 12, 2020 6:24 am

Western Governments Play a Key Role in Successful Honor Killing Escapes

If one is in flight to escape being honor killed, what is needed to ensure a successful escape? What kind of woman, who has been...


Avdija Adds Hanukkah Cheer to Strong Start of Basketball Season - Washington Wizards forward Deni Avdija is proudly representing Israel and Judaism on and off the court. The 20-year-old Israeli...


Israel Tightens Control of Cyber Tech Exports Amid NSO Affair

Israel on Monday introduced tighter rules for countries seeking to buy its cyber technologies and intelligence systems, restricting their use only for the investigation and prevention of defined terrorist acts...


USC Defends Response as 60 Faculty Members Call for ‘Rebuke’ Ov...

The University of Southern California (USC) defended on Friday its efforts to address antisemitism on campus, in a private letter...

Middle East

Arab-Israeli Woman Convicted of Spying for Hezbollah - An Arab-Israeli woman in her 20s has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for spying for Hezbollah. Maibat Masarwa was convicted by the Lod District Court on charges...

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