April 19, 2023

Why the financial crisis in UNRWA? It’s self-inflicted

UNRWA textbook featuring Palestinian terrorist Dalal Mughrabi as a role model for children. (Photo: https://www.bnaibrith.ca/) by David Bedein This week, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East discerned that the United States will […]
April 14, 2023

“Occupation” myth drives antisemitic terrorism

Press briefing by Francesca Albanese, special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the occupied Palestinian Territories at the United Nations in New York City, Oct. 27, 2022. Credit: Lev Radin/Shutterstock. by Jonathan Tobin (JNS) — Anger at the […]
March 30, 2023

Who is really “pro-Palestinian?” Not the terror apologists

File photo. by Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Institute) — An anti-Israel group called Palestinian Solidarity Forum on March 20 invited officials from the Iranian-backed Palestinian terror groups Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad to speak at an event at the University of […]
February 16, 2023

Why do so many pretend that Jews building homes is preventing peace?

A view of Efrat’s Dagan (foreground) and Tamar (background) neighborhoods, near Bethlehem in Judea and Samaria, Nov. 10, 2020. Credit: Gershon Elinson/Flash90. by Jonathan Tobin (JNS) — When the spokespersons for the U.S. State Department and the foreign ministries of […]
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 8, 2023

What killed the two-state solution? Cheers and cash for terrorists

by Jonathan Tobin (JNS) — In his initial phone conversation with new Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen, to congratulate him and the rest of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government on taking office, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken conveyed two […]
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 […]