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January 19, 2017 3:54 pm

Generals, Gimmicks and Gobbledygook

[After Gamal Abdel Nasser’s death] the ability of the Arabs to coordinate their political and military activities has diminished. Even previously this ability was not...

January 19, 2017 7:45 am

10 ‘Humiliating’ Minutes at an Israeli Checkpoint - Remember John Howard Griffin’s 1961 book Black Like Me, about a white journalist who posed as an African-American in order to experience what life was like for blacks in the South? An American...

January 19, 2017 7:37 am

Trump Cabinet Brings a Mix of Assurances and Mysteries on Israel - After raising concerns in the pro-Israel community early in his campaign -- for saying that he would remain “neutral” in navigating the Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- President-elect Donald Trump has increasingly taken positions that mirror the Israeli government’s views....

January 19, 2017 7:29 am

There Never Was a Two-State Solution; It’s Time to Move On

The answer to the question of how to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian dispute has been to partition "Palestine" into two states. This assumes, however, that the parties only have a dispute over land; but that has never...

January 19, 2017 7:16 am

Rabbinical Tyranny and Freedom of Thought

In the last few years, more and more books and essays written by well-respected Torah teachers have been condemned as heresy by some influential -- mainly ultra-Orthodox -- rabbinic authorities. This has done great harm to many young...

January 18, 2017 3:42 pm

Bernard-Henri Lévy: A Rock Called Zion (EXCERPT)

The following is an excerpt from French philosopher and activist Bernard-Henri Lévy's newly released book, The...

January 18, 2017 7:03 am

Goodbye, President Obama: Parting Words From an Israeli Settler

Dear President Obama, I wanted to say goodbye and show you the respect due to a...

January 18, 2017 6:39 am

Holy Secularism: A Visit to the Tavor Academy

One of the defining characteristics of life in Israel is the ongoing encounter and grappling...

January 18, 2017 5:41 am

Netanyahu Made Mistakes, But It’s Time to Move On

Enough is enough. Since the beginning of his public life, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has...

January 18, 2017 5:12 am

The UN’s Long, Shameful History on Israel

The Israeli English-language newspaper The Jerusalem Post was originally called The Palestine Post. It adopted its current name...

January 17, 2017 8:39 am

Why Israelis Went Ape Over the Story of a Missing Monkey

On Monday, every Israeli news outlet devoted space to the frantic search for Connor, a...

January 17, 2017 8:14 am

The Pitiable, Pathetic Paris Peace Parley

Barack Obama's and John Kerry's “peace” summit in Paris,  to which neither Israel nor the Palestinians even...

January 17, 2017 8:07 am

Will Trump Bow to Arab Intimidation on Jerusalem?

President-elect Donald Trump has promised to move the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Predictably,...

January 17, 2017 7:58 am

5 Reasons the Paris ‘Peace’ Conference Failed

As I said repeatedly in the build-up to Sunday's gathering in Paris of representatives of 70...

January 17, 2017 7:54 am

Israel, Like Trump, Should Blackball Hostile Press Outlets

President-elect Donald Trump can teach the state of Israel a thing or two about how...

January 17, 2017 7:45 am

Like Moses, We Must Ask: ‘Who Am I?’

Moses’ second question to God at the burning bush was: "Who are you?" (Ex. 3:13). His first...

January 17, 2017 7:39 am

Challenging a Renowned Atheistic Scientist About the Origin of Life

On June 28, 2015, Dr. Paul Davies of Arizona State University delivered a lecture at...

January 16, 2017 10:45 am

How Zionists Helped Destroy Segregation in Baltimore

After a year when Jewish and African-American relations were strained by the Black Lives Matter's denunciation of Israel...

January 16, 2017 9:22 am

Who’s Really Behind the Academic Boycott Against Israel?

One of the main challenges to hopes for peace in the Middle East is the...


Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent...

Ivanka Trump Shares Snapshot of Kosher Inauguration Cake Featuring Mini Donald

President-elect Donald Trump's Jewish daughter, Ivanka, posted a picture on Instagram of a...


What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors? - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...


5 Jewish Democrats Among Dozens of Congressmen Boycotting Trump Inauguratio... -- At least five Jewish Democratic lawmakers have announced that they plan to join dozens of other Congressmen in boycotting Friday's inauguration...


Israel: Upgrades to Security Fence Along Egyptian Border Complete -- The Israeli government has announced that it finished upgrades to the electronic security fence between Israel and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. The height of the 150-mile fence -- which runs from...

Middle East

Team Trump Says ‘Stay Tuned’ for Decision on Embassy Move to Je...

A few hours before incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer told journalists on Thursday -- 24 hours before the inauguration...