Opinion

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 […]
August 11, 2021

Connecting with Israel in a special way 

by Trotter Cobb Far and wide, country to country and across different cultures, one thing that binds people is parenting special needs kids. This was brought home to me not too long ago through a Zoom chat with an Israeli […]
July 16, 2021

The 800-year apology: What is the real challenge to reconciling Christians and Jews?

The Canterbury Cathedral. Credit: Leonid Andronov/Shutterstock. by Melanie Phillips (JNS) — The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has announced that the Church of England plans to offer its “repentance” over antisemitic church laws that were passed in the 13th century. […]
June 17, 2021

What really happened at much-maligned Jerusalem Flag March

by Douglas Altabef (JNS) — The Jerusalem flag march was what it was always intended to be — a celebration. The world held its breath as mostly high school students showed their love of Israel and commitment to an undivided […]