Opinion

January 16, 2023

Reforming Israel’s Supreme Court is perfectly reasonable

by Rabbi Dov Fischer (JNS) — I approach the topic of the reform of the Israeli judicial system not merely as a rabbi who has spent 40 years engaged in Jewish public policy issues, but also as a recent retiree […]
January 2, 2023

Dangerous to label young Palestinian terrorists as innocent “children”

by Stephen Flatow (JNS) — I’ve written previously about the folly of treating violent Palestinian Arab teenagers as if they are innocent children. Now we have yet another real-life example of the dangers involved. A terrorist named Nasser Abu Hamid […]
January 1, 2023

Does Jordan’s King Really Protect Christians in the Middle East?

Jordan’s King Abdullah II address to the U.N. General Assembly on Sept. 20, 2022. Source: Youtube. by Jonathan Feldstein I was disappointed to read of Jordanian King Abdullah II warning Israel not to cross “red lines” on Jerusalem, during a […]
December 22, 2022

Stupid is as State Department does: “Evenhandedness”

by Mitchell Bard (JNS) — One of the most misguided Arabist ideas that the Biden State Department has resurrected is also one of the most insidious: “evenhandedness.” This is the belief that the Palestinian and Israeli sides of the conflict […]
December 16, 2022

Palestinian Issue is About Supremacy, not Justice

by Lt. Col. Yochai Guiski (IDF Ret.) (JNS) — Recently, we marked, as we do every year, November 29, the date of the historic United Nations decision to partition the British Mandate of Palestine into Arab and Jewish states. It […]
April 1, 2022

Another pastime for Israel-haters: Obsessing about Israel’s position on Ukraine

by Daniel Greenfield (JNS) — A war is raging three thousand miles away from Jerusalem, between two nations that share no borders with Israel and in which it has no troops, no interests and no involvement. And yet somehow, the […]
March 6, 2022

CAIR hits all the wrong anti-Israel notes in Ukraine discussion

Screenshot by Steven Emerson IPT News — Racism and Islamophobia help explain the Western world’s horror and swift actions in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, speakers agreed in a discussion organized and livestreamed by the Council on American-Islamic Relations […]
November 11, 2021

Sheikh Jarrah shows why Palestinians will never have a state

by Mitchall Bard (JNS) — Many critics of Israel have joined Hamas and the Palestinian Authority in denouncing Israel because courts have determined that a group of Palestinian families are illegally living in homes owned by Jews in the Sheikh […]
October 11, 2021

A protectorate is needed to replace Hamas rule in Gaza

by Richard Heideman (JNS) — The horrible history of terror committed by Hamas brings into focus the tragic lack of accountable leadership that has befallen the people of Gaza. Since taking control of the enclave in 2007, the U.S. State […]
October 6, 2021

Biden’s record on Israel as president: So far, so good

U.S. President Joe Biden with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on Aug. 27, 2021. Source: Embassy of Israel/Twitter by Mitchell Bard During the 2020 campaign and since he became president, conservatives have […]
September 30, 2021

Jews could use more friends

by Dan Schnur (Jewish Journal) — Winston Churchill famously said that “nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.” In the last several days, those of us who are part of the Jewish and pro-Israel […]