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Russian–Ukraine war escalates threat to Israel's security

  For the last 11 months, Israel has sought to signal its opposition to Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine while

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Jerusalem's Jewish majority has been restored after 100 years

Jerusalem has been the center of Jewish national and spiritual existence since time immemorial.

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The unhinged reaction to the new Israeli government

The shallowness of progressive Jews is creating a crisis for the Jewish world

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Elder Of Ziyon - Forward op-ed: Zionists complaining about death threats are "snowflakes"

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

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Moshe Dayan’s Tragic Blunder - Meir Y. Soloveichik

Whenever Israel’s Temple Mount is in the news, one is reminded of the old joke in which two Americans, touring England, pay a visit to Runnymede. “It was

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Even the PLO knows the Jews are indigenous to Israel

PLO knew they could not erase history, so they chose instead to rewrite history.

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Why ban the PLO - and Confederate - flags? | Israel National News

Flags have power and it can be negative. Think Nazi Germany's swastika flag or the USSR's hammer and sickle. Op-ed.

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Jews are the owners of the Temple Mount

No other nation shares this history, no other nation has had the same capital for 3,000 years and has never had another one, and Jerusalem was never the capital of any other nation.

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‘Pro-Palestinian’ Means No Such Thing

Palestinians in Jenin at the funeral of gunman Youssef Salah who was killed in an exchange of fire with Israeli …

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A letter to our Jewish brethren in Europe

  1. Brothers and sisters in Europe, some of you have published an appeal – another in an endless series

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Why Palestinians Want to Slaughter Jewish Worshippers

The Palestinian Authority, which is in charge of security in Nablus, has -- despite official agreements in the Oslo Accords -- nevertheless refused to fulfill its commitment to protect and ensure free access to Joseph's Tomb. So far, no one has called

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Netanyahu must defend Israel against ‘wokeism’

The “Caroline Glick Show,” with Caroline Glick and guest Yoram Hazony.

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From Jew vilification to the delegitimization of Israel

Why do so many people dislike the Jewish state? Is it because we Israelis are a bit loud on planes? Is it the genuine challenge to find an Israeli who doesn't cut in line? What is the correct answer?

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The Jewish People are Winning - Looking back at how far we have come

As the most proud and nationalist Jewish government ever was just sworn in Jerusalem yesterday, I wanted to take us all back to how things were just 16 years ago to understand.

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Why Israel Can’t Send The “Iron Dome” To Ukraine

The war in Ukraine has forced countries to clearly identify their national interests.

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Elder Of Ziyon - Whoopi Goldberg's perverted mindset is a manifestation of the larger phenomenon of Black antisemitism

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

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The Palestinian issue is about supremacy, not justice

Privilege and supremacy are usually associated with white Europeans and Americans and not the seemingly poor and oppressed Palestinians.

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Is talk of globalism an antisemitic dog whistle?

The ADL and other liberals mistakenly believe critiques of efforts to undermine national sovereignty and pushing woke leftist policies are always about Jew-hatred.

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Why Leftists Embrace Islamist Ideas about the West

Richard Landes, chair of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME) and author of Can the "Whole World" Be Wrong? Lethal Journalism, Antisemitism, and Global Jihad, was interviewed in a December 5th Middle East Forum Webinar (video) by Dexter Van

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A tale of two narratives | Israel National News

Since the Zionist narrative has demonstrable validity over the irreconcilable, mutually-exclusive counter-narrative of the Palestinian-Arabs, it is the Zionist narrative that must prevail, Op-ed.

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The Palestinians’ World Cup propaganda victory

The embrace of the Palestinian cause by Morocco’s team and many Arab fans shows the gap between their governments’ appreciation of Israel and popular opinion.

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'Black People are the real Jews'

The Jewish presence in the civil right movements has been erased from black history. Liberal Jews have erased their own history. Op-ed

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Every Time You Wish Someone 'Happy Hanukkah' You Acknowledge The Historic Jewish Claim On Jerusalem

The Festival of Lights is just another reminder that the Jews have a singular, millennia-long relationship with Jerusalem.

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It sucks to be a Jew on the left

As Hadley Freeman leaves the Guardian for the Sunday Times, she opens up about her Jewish experience

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Trivializing antisemitism based on politics

  After news broke that former President Donald Trump carelessly dined with both Ye and avowed holocaust denier Nick Fuentes

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The FBI should investigate the attack on US citizen in Jerusalem bombing

The FBI announced that it will be investigating the killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh but was silent when an American was injured in a bombing.

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Israel does not need anyone’s permission to exist

We must hold our heads up high and say ‘hinenu,’ we are here.

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Qatar’s farcical World Cup begins

Qatar’s censorship on behalf of its Iranian ally aligns with the sly, underhanded manner through which it used its wealth and influence for the purpose of bribing FIFA into awarding Doha the 2022 World Cup, an outcome that former FIFA President Sepp Blatt

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It’s time for Israel to untie the American apron strings

Deep changes in American society are a security risk for Israel.

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How not to fight Antisemitism | Israel National News

Jewish organizations want to fight antisemitism but have they isolated themselves from the people they claim to represent. Op-ed.

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No More ADL - Tablet Magazine

When it comes to Jews, the organization now does more harm than good

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The Holocaust Is Not Your Metaphor

"A production of Romeo and Juliet for non-binary performers"

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Biden shouldn’t try to ‘save’ Israeli democracy from election victors

Democrats don’t want Netanyahu or a right-wing/religious government in Jerusalem. But what they really don’t want is for the Jewish state’s voters to determine their own fate.

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Israel: Jewish sovereignty is on the ballot

The real issue dividing Israeli society isn’t former premier Benjamin Netanyahu or the economy, but something far more basic: Israeli society is being torn apart by the issue of national sovereignty.

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Hysteria greets British PM Liz Truss’s embassy move proposal

Britain’s elites loathe Israel on a scale that just doesn’t exist in America. Op-ed.

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Middle East: How to Lose Friends and Influence Over People

A decade of Obama-Biden foreign policy has broken the Middle East and America’s security order

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Israel walked into a Lebanese trap

  Give Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid credit for belatedly understanding just how dangerous the off-shore gas deal he thought

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Why "progressives" can’t deal with antisemitism

The war against the Jews is also the war against western civilisation

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Combatting anti-Semitism must include emancipating Zionism

Knowing the real-world harm that excludes Zionists from equal access and participation—in university book clubs, in support groups for victims of sexual harassment, in class, etc.—is an unacceptable reality.

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Israel's 'Peace Partner' Is Slaughtering Israelis

These two bodies [Palestinian Authority (PA) and its ruling faction, Fatah] are headed by one man: Mahmoud Abbas, who has zero compunction about his loyalists murdering and wounding Israelis. On the contrary, he encourages it and pays generously for it

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Why Haven’t Linda Sarsour, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib Even Mentioned Iran’s Hijab Protests?

Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib in August 2018. Photo: Rashida Tlaib via Twitter. As of this writing, heartbreakingly brave Iranian …

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We Must Always Remember the Extraordinary Gift of Israel

Performers play musical instruments near Dung Gate, close to the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City November 7, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen …

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The slaughter of Shulamit Ovadia and the myth of ‘lone wolf’ terrorism

Israeli security officials, politicians need to realize: There is no such thing as a “lone wolf” terrorist. It’s not TikTok and Twitter that breed and cultivate such monsters; it’s the PA.

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Fighting for social justice while ignoring Arab slave masters

  The hypocrisy of those purporting to believe in social justice and ranting about white privilege and colonialism is well

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What has the game-changing Abraham Accords accomplished after two years?

For one thing, the dialogue has shifted from security to collaboration.

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The “State of Palestine” is just a stepping-stone to the destruction of Israel

The “State of Palestine” is just a stepping-stone to the destruction of Israel

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Tearing Up the Rules of Engagement Between Israel and America

A photo of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed in the West Bank city of Jenin on …

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The unlearned lessons of 9/11

A short memory may be helpful as a coping mechanism, but it is deadly in matters of foreign policy.

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Abu Akleh and Biden’s pro-Iran realignment

The U.S. administration is exposing Israel to existential peril.

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Blood-Soaked Lessons of the Munich Olympics

An image of one of the Palestinian terrorists who took part in the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. …

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Exodus vs. Birth of a Nation: Media Miss Mark on Jewish Self-Determination, Palestinian Nationalism | Honest Reporting

Media should both revise their take on Israel's story and leave the Palestinian tale of eternal violent struggle on the cutting room floor.

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Do not confuse the Jewish story with white privilege

The writer's grandfather suffered through Auschwitz after watching his family be murdered in the gas chambers.

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Sharansky: Gorbachev wouldn't have released Soviet Jews if not for global pressure

Former prisoner of Zion praises late Soviet leader for freeing Jewish prisoners but says his policy was driven by the cost to the Soviet Union, not sympathy

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Israel: Cozying up to Biden has been a disaster

  Like any gambler who is willing to seize on any glimmer of hope that irresponsible betting will be rewarded

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You can't fight antisemitism while ignoring its supporters on the Left

Summarizing millennia of hatred in an hour is a tall task. But that’s what Dana Bash and CNN attempted with their Sunday special Rising Hate: Antisemitism in America.

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The Use of Human Shields Is a War Crime. America Must Hold Terrorists Accountable

A robust U.S. government response to the use of human shields by PIJ and other terrorist groups would concretely advance several American national security and foreign policy objectives.

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Enough rounds of fighting in Gaza, it is time for victory

The IDF looks for every possible way to maintain peace even if the very heavy cost is the complete loss of deterrence.

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'Germany should send money to families of Munich victims rather than Palestinians'

  Former German parliamentarian Volker Beck proposed a creative idea this week to resolve the crisis regarding the compensation to

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Mahmoud Abbas Israel remark part of Holocaust trivialization trend

A new report on Holocaust denial comes as the Palestinian president outraged Germany with his “50 holocausts” comment.

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Progressives for jihad

The woke set’s sympathy for Palestinian Islamic Jihad is deranged.

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The 'forever war' against the West

  Just under a year ago, President Biden asked this question: “What interest do we have in Afghanistan at this

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Identifying with the invisible residents of southern Israel

The government in Jerusalem constantly calls for unity. What might help in this virtually impossible endeavor would be a heavy dose of empathy for those bearing the brunt of the enemy’s will—and repeated attempts—to annihilate the entire Jewish state.

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Gaza: The Usual Suspects Condemn Israel

Commenting on the killing of Zawahiri, UN Secretary General's spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the UN was "committed to fighting against terrorism and strengthening international cooperation in countering that threat". Of course it was a different story

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Operation Breaking Dawn was a long time in the making

Operation Breaking Dawn so far seems to have more in common with Operation Black Belt in which Al-Ata was killed and Hamas chose not to get openly involved.

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Elder Of Ziyon - Whoopi Goldberg Really Needs to Stop Talking about the Holocaust and All Things Related (Judean Rose)

Whoopi puts her foot in it again, calling TPUSA participants complicit with neo-Nazi protesters.

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Dershowitz: ‘Nothing Jewish’ About Left-Wing Jewish Democratic Council of America

There is nothing particularly Jewish about the Jewish Democratic Council of America, which speaks neither for Jews nor Democrats.

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How the ‘awokening’ of the media erased the working class and the Jews

A recent book details how a moral panic about race solidified journalists’ contempt for non-elites, as well as helps perpetuate economic suffering and anti-Semitism.

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Putting Netanyahu back in office can save Israel’s democracy

A majority of voters in Israel and a large majority of Jewish voters consider Netanyahu the most fitting candidate to lead the lone Jewish state.

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The killing of Zawahiri: Twenty years too late

Al Qaeda leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed twenty years too late, he should have been neutralized long ago, but he kept getting away with his deeds.

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Why won’t the UK recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital?

The opening of talks on a UK-Israel free-trade agreement (FTA) is a welcome development for both countries. The negotiations, launched by Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan in a meeting with Israeli ambassador Tzipi Hotovely on Wednesday, follow a bilat

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How the Abraham Accords are helping the Middle East come to terms with Israel’s existence

Both Israel and its regional partners would do well to emphasize through its diverse citizenry that it’s not some colonial aberration but very much of the region — culturally, religiously and socially.

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DISPATCH FROM THE MIDDLE EAST: How To Get Away with Killing Americans In Terrorist Attacks: One Father’s Chilling Story

Listen now (13 min) | “The depth of the love of parents for their children cannot be measured. It is like no other relationship. It exceeds concern for life itself.” - James E. Faust It is every parent’s worst, most unimaginable nightmare. August 9, 2001.

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Israelis or Palestinians: Who’s More Tolerant?

According to the left, “oppressor Israel” bad; “oppressed Palestinians” good. So you would expect, under this formula, that the Palestinians would be very…

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Why is the Flawed Palestinian Cause So Prominent on the Hard Left?

Why does the Palestinian cause get so much attention, when there are much more compelling causes around the world such as those of the Kurds, Uyghurs, and other stateless and oppressed people? There are more demonstrations on university campuses against

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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.