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How to get out of the Palestinian trap

How to get out of the Palestinian trap

Op-ed: While the government preserves the existing state of affairs, leading to a continuing erosion of security and to an escalation potential—as demonstrated by recent… Read More ›

Central Valley, NY – Selective Enforcement Of Rules In Senior Community Lands Hasidic Family In Court, Says Lawyer

Central Valley, NY – Selective Enforcement Of Rules In Senior Community Lands Hasidic Family In Court, Says Lawyer

Central Valley, NY – A Chasidic family of nine living in a Woodbury housing development near Kiryas Joel may be rendered homeless pending the outcome… Read More ›

An Israeli wedding between an Arab and a Jew

An Israeli wedding between an Arab and a Jew

Op-ed: The marriage between Lucy Aharish and Tsahi Halevi, an Arab-Israeli Muslim and a Jew, is a joyous occasion. The state may not recognize interfaith… Read More ›

Khashoggi and the Jewish Question

Khashoggi and the Jewish Question

“It is certainly not in our interests to see the status of the Saudi government diminished in Washington.”   Here’s the rule: If some major… Read More ›

Outcry as Jews create own group in German far-right party

Outcry as Jews create own group in German far-right party

Jewish members of Alternative for Germany party establish a Jewish section within right-wing movement; 17 Jewish organizations issue statements condemning decision and labeling AfD as… Read More ›

Corte Madera – Sonia Orbuch, Who Fought Nazis As A Girl, Dies In California

Corte Madera – Sonia Orbuch, Who Fought Nazis As A Girl, Dies In California

  Corte Madera – Sonia Orbuch, who survived the Holocaust as a teenager in eastern Europe by joining a resistance group that was sabotaging the… Read More ›

Palestinians Voice Outrage Over Rawabi Song Festival Amid Gaza Deaths

Palestinians Voice Outrage Over Rawabi Song Festival Amid Gaza Deaths

Thousands of Palestinians converged on Rawabi last Saturday to attend the “Rawabi Extreme” festival, which was held under the auspices of the Palestinian branch of… Read More ›

Bloomberg gives $20 million to Democrat-aligned group in bid to overturn Senate

Bloomberg gives $20 million to Democrat-aligned group in bid to overturn Senate

Jewish billionaire increasingly dissatisfied with Republican leadership in the senate, aide says ahead of November elections   Jewish billionaire Michael Bloomberg has announced that he… Read More ›

Germany’s Best-selling Paper Calls for End of Iran Trade to Protect Israel

Germany’s Best-selling Paper Calls for End of Iran Trade to Protect Israel

“It is high time to ask oneself where the money that Iran is earning by this trade is going,” Dr. Schuster said   In an… Read More ›

UK Jewish leaders’ failure to expose Corbyn

UK Jewish leaders’ failure to expose Corbyn

For too long British Jewish leaders have urged the UK Labour leader to rid his party of anti-Semites. Yet fearing accusations of dual loyalty, they… Read More ›

UN Secretary-General: Denying Israel’s Right to Exist Is Antisemitism

UN Secretary-General: Denying Israel’s Right to Exist Is Antisemitism

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declined UNESCO’s invitation to attend the event.   Attempts to delegitimize Israel is a form of antisemitism, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio… Read More ›

London – UK Labour Party Criticizes Israel Amid Anti-Semitism Warning

London – UK Labour Party Criticizes Israel Amid Anti-Semitism Warning

  London –  Britain’s main opposition Labour Party has passed a motion strongly criticizing Israel, as a senior lawmaker warned the party must root out… Read More ›

The lies of Russia’s report on Israeli culpability for plane fiasco

The lies of Russia’s report on Israeli culpability for plane fiasco

Op-ed: The Russian Defense Ministry has now heaped full blame on Israel for the fact that Syria downed a Russian spy plane while trying to… Read More ›

An Israeli singer in Amsterdam creates the world’s first Ladino pop album

An Israeli singer in Amsterdam creates the world’s first Ladino pop album

Noam Vazana traces the would-be evolution of a dying Jewish-Sephardic language and culture as she imagines what it would be like if the musical tradition… Read More ›

Israeli Archaeology Uncovers 500,000 Years of History

Israeli Archaeology Uncovers 500,000 Years of History

University of Haifa and Stanford University researchers discovered the earliest evidence of alcohol production, from 13,000 years ago, in the Rakefet Cave in the Carmel.… Read More ›

Can a Divided Nation Learn to Forgive?

Can a Divided Nation Learn to Forgive?

The imperative to learn from our mistakes and make amends isn’t consistent with intolerance for and refusing to listen to opposing views.   In ancient… Read More ›

Spanish Anti-BDS Org Gets Boycott Resolution Nixed by Court

Spanish Anti-BDS Org Gets Boycott Resolution Nixed by Court

A Spanish district court has annulled a BDS resolution passed by the municipal council of Ayamonte banning any association or economic agreement with Israeli companies… Read More ›

Have a truly good New Year

Have a truly good New Year

Op-ed: as in every holiday season, people send holiday greeting cards filled with righteous misrepresentations of the previous year, while pretending to know what next… Read More ›

PM calls on Jews to embrace ‘great commonality’

PM calls on Jews to embrace ‘great commonality’

In remarks made in English for Rosh Hashanah, Netanyahu lauds Jewish achievements since the Holocaust, emphasizing its ‘progressive, enlightened, advanced’ character; urging Jews around the… Read More ›

Duterte says he’ll buy only Israeli weapons because there are no restrictions

Duterte says he’ll buy only Israeli weapons because there are no restrictions

Meeting President Rivlin, Philippines leader says US, Germany, and China impose limitations on arms sales; Rivlin tells him ‘Hitler was the devil himself’   Philippines… Read More ›