Opinions

OP-ED: The Moment Of Truth Has Arrived- Will Israel Accept Deal With Hamas Terrorists?

OP-ED: The Moment Of Truth Has Arrived- Will Israel Accept Deal With Hamas Terrorists?

JERUSALEM — In laying out Israel’s goals during its offensive against Hamas, the government announced two main objectives, which at the time did not appear… Read More ›

Analysis: Germany’s AfD party has gone too far, even for Europe’s far-right coalition

Analysis: Germany’s AfD party has gone too far, even for Europe’s far-right coalition

Berlin — A right-wing German lawmaker made comments seen as so explosively outside the mainstream of acceptable political discourse, that his party was disowned by other… Read More ›

Analysis: Student unrest ratchets up an already tense election year

Analysis: Student unrest ratchets up an already tense election year

Dramatic campus protests are injecting an inflammatory new element into an election year that is already threatening to stretch national unity to a breaking point.… Read More ›

In an ever-evolving strategy in Gaza, the IDF pullback is a smart move

In an ever-evolving strategy in Gaza, the IDF pullback is a smart move

Analysis: Israeli forces left Khan Younis, but the IDF remains an hour away from any operational location, and tactical maneuvering in Gaza will continue, with… Read More ›

The Biden administration is throwing Israel under the bus

The Biden administration is throwing Israel under the bus

Opinion: Biden administration’s non-veto of cease-fire resolution is deterioration in US-Israel relations; Terror groups are main beneficiary of vote; Measured response could involve reevaluating American… Read More ›

Israel should move through Rafah without Washington’s approval – opinion

Israel should move through Rafah without Washington’s approval – opinion

Our leaders must take heart from the courage and faith exemplified by our soldiers. The government asserts that we must finish the job and go… Read More ›

What we owe to the true victim of the rape case

What we owe to the true victim of the rape case

Opinion: She is just seven years old, but the horrific assault she endured has been distorted, used, manipulated; this is too much to bear for… Read More ›

The New Era of Modern Jewish Matchmakers

The New Era of Modern Jewish Matchmakers

  “Back in the day, we didn’t have this problem. Everyone married,” exclaims my Jewish grandmother unequivocally and very much unapologetically. She swipes her thumb… Read More ›

Ten Reasons Why Marijuana Is Not For You, Your Children, Your State, Or Your World

Ten Reasons Why Marijuana Is Not For You, Your Children, Your State, Or Your World

“All over the country, communities are dealing with the same, very serious problem,” Said Ike Dweck, CASAC, CPGC – Founder and Executive Director of The… Read More ›

Op-Ed: A peace that was never in reach

Op-Ed: A peace that was never in reach

By: Justin Amler After Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry’s surprise, but welcome visit to Israel last week, talk has already begun about a possible trilateral Israeli-Egyptian-Palestinian… Read More ›

Book Review – Catch The Jew – Interview with Author Tuvia Tenebom

Book Review – Catch The Jew – Interview with Author Tuvia Tenebom

To catch a Jew is a Borat style, Gonzo Journalistic, satirical, patronizing romp through Israel through the eyes of Tuvia Tenebom. Tuvia is raised Orthodox… Read More ›

Yom HaAtzma’ut: Personal Reflections on Diaspora Observance

Yom HaAtzma’ut: Personal Reflections on Diaspora Observance

Yom HaAtzma’ut: Personal Reflections on Diaspora Observance By Dr. Erica Brown As Israel prepares for, arguably, two of the most powerful days of the year… Read More ›

Is Israel  A Homeland For Jewish People and/or A Jewish State?

Is Israel A Homeland For Jewish People and/or A Jewish State?

Israel was founded as a homeland for the Jewish people. But a proposal to define it in law as a Jewish state has become a… Read More ›

Blaming Israel for Palestinian violence is racist: it denies that Arabs are moral agents

Blaming Israel for Palestinian violence is racist: it denies that Arabs are moral agents

The media response to the Jerusalem killings betrays a widespread assumption: that Palestinians are “noble savages” who are not responsible for their actions There were… Read More ›

The Condemnation’s That Fuels Anti-Semitism

The Condemnation’s That Fuels Anti-Semitism

In a recent interview Dieter Graumann, president of Germany’s Central Council of Jews, said: “These are the worst times since the Nazi era. On the… Read More ›