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The Israeli Moment

If anyone is going derail the Islamic Republic’s regional ambitions, Israel is really the only local counterweight that counts.

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Zionists Don’t Need To Justify Their Existence

Why would I need to justify where I live or the policies of my government? I’ve never seen a similar talk given by people who live in other countries unless they were an official spokesperson of the

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Israel Is the Least-Stolen Land

To the Editor: In "'Native Land Acknowledgments' Are the Latest Woke Ritual" (op-ed, June 11), Eugene Kontorovich elegantly ridicules the budding leftist requirement that public statements be prefaced by a ceremonial nod to the peoples who once inhabited

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Condemning the 'mapping project' isn't enough

  On the face of it, the “Mapping Project” undertaken by Boston BDS was a disaster for the anti-Semitic movement.

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Elder Of Ziyon - Who Killed Abu Akleh and the Bullet they Wont Let Us See

The truth is important, but the hidden bullet already tells us what we need to know about who killed Abu Akleh.

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Terror-finance rulings the Supremes must strike down, despite Biden's pleas

The Supreme Court is set to decide if it will consider two important terror-financing cases centering on the ability of Americans who have been harmed in terrorist attacks to seek redress.

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'UN must recognize Jews from Middle East countries as refugees’

  The Abraham Accords, as well as being a cause for celebration, also raised the issue of Jews from Arab

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Israel: The Opposite Reaction To The Killing Of Schoolchildren

There is perhaps nothing as shocking and horrible as the murder of young children at school. The United States has seen and mourned the tragedy too often, most recently at Uvalde, TX where an 18-year old killed 19 students and two teachers. Ten people wer

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The Soviet origins of left-wing anti-Zionism

Today’s haters of Israel are heirs to one of the longest and most effective anti-Semitic propaganda campaigns in modern history. Op-ed.

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Liberating our Jerusalem

Confronting the forgotten history of Muslim occupation of Israel.

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Shavuot, the Six-Day War and the Sorry ‘Status Quo’ on the Temple Mount

Palestinians shout slogans at the compound that houses Al-Aqsa Mosque, known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as …

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Why the US won't stop appeasing the Palestinians

  The Biden administration’s obsession with boosting the Palestinian cause at the expense of Israel continues apace. Follow Israel Hayom

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Is It Time to Rethink the Relationship Between Jews and Elite Universities?

NYU Stern School of Business. Photo: Wikipedia commons. In recent years, antisemitic incidents, including the decision by Ben & Jerry’s …

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The 'Jews are defiling Al Aqsa' narrative is inciting antisemitism

While I visited the Temple Mount this week, I had one persistent thought: how can the mere presence of a Jew cause defilement?

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Op-Ed: The U.S. State Department and Antisemitism

Despite earlier criticisms, the U.S. State Department has decided to treat Amnesty International as a credible source. And as CAMERA told the Algemeiner, it

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The Temple Mount: ‘These Stones Are Not Silent’ - Meir Y. Soloveichik

On May 6, 2022, Israel’s Independence Day, the Temple Mount was opened to Jews for the first time in 11 days. Jewish visitors, calmly and proudly walking

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Why do young Americans give Israel the cold shoulder?

  It turns out that most Americans have no idea what the controversy over the antisemitic BDS movement is about.

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We should restore the sounds of holiness to Jerusalem’s Temple Mount

How much more will we allow this to happen before we wake up and change the music?

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Why It Is More Likely the IDF Did Not Kill Shireen Abu Aqleh

How the available evidence casts serious doubts on the idea that the IDF fired the shots that killed Abu Aqleh

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As Israelis, we should march proudly in our capital

  Someone has to stop the insanity. Just like every other capital around the world, Jerusalem hosts mass marches. Of

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Israel's refusal to Jewish claims on Temple Mount encourages Islamists

It is the un-Jewish “status quo” that Jordan, with American backing and Israeli acquiescence, is seeking to force on us all.

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Tlaib and her crocodile tears

A Palestinian-American, Azzam Muslih was murdered, but, strangely, Rashida Tlaib had nothing to say about it. Op-ed.

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Who is really responsible for Palestinian suffering?

  Resolutions proposed in the US House of Representatives mean nothing. They give members an opportunity to pay lip service

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The world made Israel necessary by refusing to help Jews in WWII

The Evian Conference in 1938 acknowledged that there was a Jewish refugee problem, but none of the countries participating agreed to take them in.

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Did Abraham use a smartphone?

One anachronistic untruth is the same as any other. If ancient Hebron can baldly be called "Palestinian", any claim can be accepted. Op-ed.

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Israel is losing sovereignty over east Jerusalem

There are certain neighborhoods in east Jerusalem that would be life-threatening for Jews to step into.

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Big Lies, Blood Libels, and anti-Zionist narrative | Israel National News

A day in the cognitive war against the Jews, perhaps the hottest war, one which will determine the outcome of much else.Op-ed

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Why Israel's Arabs Are Its Biggest Threat

Israeli decision-makers are consumed with the lethal threat posed by Iran and its Lebanese proxy Hezbollah, but a no less insidious threat has gone virtually unnoticed: the Israeli Arabs' growing rejection of Israel's Jewish nature and their systematic

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Harvard, BDS and the Nazis

  The editors of Harvard’s student newspaper have just urged a boycott of the Jewish state and praised a campus

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Palestinians Lie to Murder Jews; The U.S. Rewards Them

The terrorists and their families are saying that they actually believe the lies of the Palestinian leaders that the mosque is being attacked, violated and desecrated by Jews. They are saying that this is the reason they are sending Palestinians to

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The Palestinian death cult - worshipping the murder of Jews

At its core, the anti-Israel movement is a death cult, a movement that denies truth, craves bloodshed, glorifies violence, and worships death.

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The DeSantis affair The disgraceful politicization of Jewish Institutions

By refusing to allow a conference to be held in its building where Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was a speaker, New York’s Museum of Jewish Heritage declared itself a partisan institution.Op-ed.

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Nakba Day: Annual Reminder that Palestinians Learned Nothing from History

The Jews accepted the Partition Plan whereas the Arabs rejected it. In other words, the Jews chose compromise, and the Arabs gambled on war-and lost.

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Israel is not a shtetl, Messrs. Putin and Lavrov | Israel National News

Israel cannot be pushed around, as it was with the Jews in the good old days. At 74, it is a strong, vibrant country-and a democracy. Op-ed.

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How ready is Saudi Arabia for potential normalization with Israel?

  The subject of Israeli-Saudi ties has caught the media headlines in Israel again following an Israel Hayom interview with President Isaac

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Why the Left went from being pro-Israel, Zionism to opposing them

Solidarity with the struggle of the long-persecuted Jews for national freedom was seen as an integral element in an anti-fascist, anti-colonialist, and anti-racist worldview. 

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Jordan's attitude towards Temple Mount is antisemitic and hypocritical

Jordan has demanded that Israel relinquish more control over Temple Mount to the Wakf following the recent terror wave and Temple Mount conflicts.

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What have we really learned from Yom Ha’Shoah? | Israel National News

Yom Ha’Shoah comes to teach, to remind, to educate and to wake up a sleeping nation. Even in Israel, a major wake-up call is needed.Opinion.

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America’s biblical roots | Israel National News

Do Jews betray a “dual loyalty” when they support Israel? Absolutely not. Jews who support Israel stand for the very best of our American heritage and our American values.Op-ed.

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Elder Of Ziyon - Should the Performance of the Korban Pesach be Illegal in the Jewish State? (Judean Rose)

Every year, Temple Mount activists prepare to perform the Passover offering. Every year, they are arrested.

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In Every Generation They Rise Up to Destroy Us

There is a word for violent, unprovoked attacks against innocent Jews going about their ordinary lives: pogrom.

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We progress, the Palestinians regress, and so the world turns

  There's no point in searching for a reason or an immediate explanation behind the terrorist attack in Tel Aviv,

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In the 21st century, anti-Zionism means antisemitism

  How many deadly terrorist attacks must take place inside of Israel before it starts being called another intifada? Thursday’s

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The endless ignorance of tying Ukraine needs to Israel’s Iron Dome

Israel couldn’t supply Iron Dome to Ukraine, because Israel has never supplied the system abroad, except to the US.

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Debunking liberal assumptions about Jewish security in Europe

  According to most of the international media, democracy was defeated in this week’s Hungarian election. The victory of incumbent

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Don’t reward Palestinians for a new wave of terror

The Biden administration tried to sabotage an Israeli-Arab summit by raising the Palestinian issue. It shouldn’t use terrorism as an excuse to resurrect the failed policies of the past.

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Elder Of Ziyon - How to Survive in the Middle East (Vic Rosenthal)

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

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The Lesson of Ukraine

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, France’s President Emmanuel Macron and US President Joe Biden talk as they arrive at NATO …

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Why liberals fail to equate Israel and Ukraine

The reaction to aggression against each country plays very differently in the anti-Semitic West. Opinion.

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Becoming the strong tribe of the Middle East

   In an interview with Fox News, former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu explained that the fight he led against the

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What Zelenskyy got wrong about Israel

In Israel, one of the most-shared videos in recent weeks shows a Ukrainian soldier named Alex revealing the contents of his military backpack. After waving his night-vision goggles at the camera, he pulls out a Ukrainian-language translation of Golda, a 2009 biography of Kyiv-born former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir.

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Nationalism goes back into fashion with certain exceptions

  All of a sudden, nationalism is back in fashion. The world isn’t just cheering the heroic efforts of Ukrainians

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Biden’s Unconscionable Empowerment of Both Russia and Iran

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks to the Democratic National Committee (DNC) Winter Meeting in Washington, U.S., March 10, 2022. …

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Morality propaganda: Ukrainian refugees, Israel, and money

Over the years I have learned to smell propaganda. Being an Israeli means being under constant attack – both overt and covert. We are threatened with physical violence, terrorism, and war. We are also threatened by more sophisticated and elegant methods s

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Why anti-Zionists lie and exaggerate about Israel

Anti-Zionists twist facts and use antisemitism to make Israel look bad.

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Israel & Russia's Invasion of Ukraine: The False Narrative of Israeli Neutrality

The pernicious message that Israel is neutral or silent in this war just because it doesn’t sound the same as the U.S. is simply false.

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Biden Blames the Jews for His Ukraine Policy

The president and his people try to seal a new Iran deal by hanging their appeasement of Putin on Israel

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Amnesty International is no longer a human-rights group, it’s just another ‘progressive’ lobby

If you had any doubts that Amnesty International opposes the very existence of Israel, its executive director just made it crystal-clear: Addressing the...

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The Winner in Ukraine Won't Be Russia or America. It Will Be China. - Tablet Magazine

A seat at the European table won't be too much to ask for the man who saves Europe from nuclear war

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The West is selling out to Iran to lower gas prices

  Like politics, wars can make for strange bedfellows. In the Second World War, even a staunch anti-Communist like Winston

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Washington's betrayal has only just begun

  On Tuesday, the Washington Examiner reported that Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) officers are actively plotting to murder former

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Russia’s Invasion Is a Wake-Up Call for Israel and the West

Destroyed Russian tanks are seen, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in the Sumy region, Ukraine, March 7, 2022. Irina Rybakova/Press …

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Future of Democrats and the mainstreaming of antisemitism

  The future of the Democratic Party was summed up in two things that happened this week. One was the

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For the Jews, history repeats itself in Ukraine

Putin claims his aim is "de-Nazification", but it's Putin who's unleashing neo-Nazism

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Elder Of Ziyon - Politically incorrect thoughts about the Russia/Ukraine war

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

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Ukraine Demonstrates Why Nationalism Can Be A Force For Good

What Ukraine has shown, and Europe may be starting to understand, is that nationalism can be a force for good and democracy.

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The lessons for Israel from Russia’s war on Ukraine

Self-reliance is the key to security. Israelis must understand that they should avoid being put in a position where, like the Ukrainians, they must rely on fickle international sympathy.

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New Zealand’s Jewish problem

What is wrong with this far-away island country? Whence the anti-Israel animus? Op-ed.

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Pollak: Ukraine Invasion Means Israel Likelier to Launch Preemptive Strike on Iran

The Russian invasion of Ukraine will have effects beyond Europe, and could push Israel to launch a pre-emptive strike against Iran.

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Ukraine crisis shows Israel the international community won't rescue you

Even though Israel’s presence in Judea and Samaria is fully supported by history and international law, and Russia illegally occupies large parts of Ukraine, accusations against Israel will continue.

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For Israel, victory gives us a future | Israel National News

We are loathe to hit the enemy hard enough to break its will to continue fighting and so have only another war to look forward to. Op-ed.

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The Naqba dynamic: A sobering analysis of Arab-Jewish relations

The fundamental Arab goal is complete de-Zionization of Israel, meaning canceling the Law of Return and the Jewish Nation-State Law.Op-ed

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Jewish history is under attack

The Jewish heritage been committed to remember our past, treasure our traditions, and pass them on to future generations. When we remember, we can ensure the world the world never forgets.

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America’s future depends on our relationship with Israel

Opinion: "I’m an unapologetic believer in the promises God has laid out in Scripture," writes Dr. David Jeremiah.

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Whoopi Goldberg Said What Progressives – Including ADL – Are Thinking About Racism

When Whoopi Goldberg said the Holocaust wasn’t about race, because Nazis and Jews were both white, she voiced what has become unquestioned truth in today’s progressive circles. The ADL, an organization founded to fight Jew-hatred, is complicit.

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Why We Lied to Ourselves About Whoopi Goldberg and Antisemitism

Whoopi Goldberg speaks during the WorldPride 2019 Opening Ceremony, a combined celebration marking the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall …

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To Combat Antisemitism, We Must Oppose Anti-Zionism—at Home and Abroad

Jew-hate will never be snuffed out in an environment in which anti-Zionism is tolerated and condoned.

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The Surge in Holocaust Revisionism

The leader of Holocaust revisionism today is not Whoopi Goldberg but the current Polish government. Opinion.

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My father Elie Wiesel would have been ashamed of Beijing Olympics

Most of the world didn’t seem to know, or care, that the host country is hosting a pageant of “peace and friendship” while simultaneously terrorizing its Uyghur minority.

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Why race isn’t about skin color

At what point did the Jews become so white that the likes of Whoopi Goldberg don’t believe the Holocaust was about race?

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Whoops, Whoopi: the Holocaust was all about race

The celebrity's ignorance reflects the twisted views of an alarming number of people

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Where are the real journalists? 15 questions for Amnesty

Where are the real journalists? Here are fifteen questions for Amnesty International that I would ask. Why is almost nobody else asking them?

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When Israel Can’t Be Blamed, No One Cares About ‘Human Rights’

Israeli security forces prepare to arrest suspects in the Dec. 19 terror attack in Homesh, in the West Bank. Photo: …

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Whoopi Goldberg's gaffe proves that woke 'anti-racism' can all too easily slip into anti-Semitism

Critical Race Theory is constructed so that it can only ever end up landing Jews in the role of the despised

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Whoopi Goldberg Says Holocaust Wasn’t About Targeting Jews. Here’s Why That Matters.

The asininity of Whoopi Goldberg's remarks cannot be overstated here. It is absolutely clear that the Nazis targeted Jews as a race.

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Why Palestinians Dream of a Genocidal Victory

The use of tropes and the appropriation of history have frequently been used by totalitarian regimes to inspire their people to strive for victory. The Nazis often used medieval Norse imagery and mythology, as well as the construction of the idea that

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Amnesty's 'apartheid Israel' calumny

The allegation is unjustified and malicious -- deeply harmful to Israel for those who take it at face value; damaging to Amnesty's credibility for those who know better