#History

History | History

Blood Libels, Then and Now

JNS.org - This past Wednesday was the 20th of Sivan, which was once a fast day that commemorated the first violent blood libel. (The Vaad Arba Aratzot later redesignated it to commemorate the Cossack massacres of 1648-1649.) In 1144, 12-year-old William o

History | History

Why did People Wear Powdered Wigs?

The powdered wig was one of the most well-known and often lampooned features of 18th-century fashion. But how did this style come to be? And why did people wear them? Men in 16th century England wore the first wigs to cover up baldness. Wigs became increa

Miscellaneous | Resources

What Is Zionism?

The bond between Jews and the Land of Israel has been a vital element of Jewish history for over thousands of years. Learn more about what Zionism is here.

History | History

Abraham Lincoln and the Jews: 10 Fascinating Facts

Snapshots of Lincoln’s remarkable relationship with Jews.

Politics | Opinion

The driver of western Jew-hatred

Well-meaning people supporting the Palestinian cause are actually empowering Islamo-Nazis

Cars & Motorcycles | Autos

The Hottest Cars of All Time | List of the Coolest Cars

We delved deep into a huge range of automobiles to find the coolest cars of all time. These are the most beautiful classic and modern cars ever made.

Books | Books

X Troop: The Top-Secret Jewish Commandos of WWII

A new book sheds light on a secret unit drawn from refugees whose deep-rooted hatred of Hitler would ensure they were a passionate fighting force.

Politics | Debunking Lies

Unraveling the false branding of Israel as a settler-colonial state

This platform is built on two fundamental falsehoods to justify atrocities, at least against Jews, and suspends justice and morality that has corrupted many liberation movements in recent centuries.

History | History

D-Day: The Great Crusade Was Greater Than You Know

 Imagine picking up every man in a medium-sized city, everything they’ll need to eat and drink and rest for a few days, any vehicles they might need, gasoline, of course, plus lots of guns and ammo — did I mention this was a hunting trip? — and then moving all those men and all that stuff in a few short hours a distance of anywhere from 30 to 125 miles or so.

History | HISTORY

Full text of Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's Order of D-Day speech

Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower recorded a speech broadcast in Europe on D-Day but it's the text of his Order of the Day from June 6, 1944 that inspires.

History | History

Watch Vintage Newsreel Footage of the D-Day Landings in Normandy

This 80-year-old archival footage shows Operation Neptune—the code name for the landings on the beaches at Normandy.

Miscellaneous | Resources

What Is the Meaning of “Nakba”?

This loaded Arabic term has a long and surprising history.

History | History

Jewish History: 10 Facts You Should Know About Queen Salome Alexandra

A ruler from ancient Judea's Second Temple times, she embodied nobility and righteousness.

History | History

15 Unexpected Military Operation Codenames

Though there’s rarely a (public) explanation of why these weird codenames were assigned, that doesn’t make them any less amusing.

History | History

Jewish resistance in Holocaust shown in 'Resistance – They Fought Back'

Paula Apsell’s new film tells the stories of  Jews who fought back in the Shoah.

Politics | Politics

Try a Little Honesty About Israel

Scan news accounts of anti-Israel campus and street protestors. Read their demands and manifestos. Collate the confusion after October 7 from the Biden…

Politics | Opinion

The war against the Jewish story

The ease with which anti-Zionists have managed to portray the Jewish state as genocidal marks a historic failure of Holocaust education

History | History

Some Facts About the Holocaust for Those Just Learning

Between the years 1938 and 1945 the German Nazis and their willing collaborators murdered 6 million Jews and millions of others.

News | The News

Remembering Lou Conter: The last living survivor of the U.S.S. Arizona, an "American hero"

Jim Conter, one of Lou's seven children, says he is proud to know his father was the last survivor of the battleship.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

North American P-51 Mustang | The National WWII Museum | New Orleans

The P-51 Mustang was a long-range fighter that could escort heavy bombers to Berlin and back. The Museum's P-51 has the markings of the Tuskegee "Red Tails."

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Teddy Roosevelt Built A Mint Garden To Enjoy His Favorite Cocktail On Demand

President Teddy Roosevelt's favorite cocktail was a minty classic - and, in fact, he loved it so much that he grew his own mint in the White House garden.

History | History

Did the USSR Invent Palestinian Nationalism?

During the Cold War, the Soviet Union spent millions funding Palestinian leaders in a proxy war between the U.S. and the USSR. But why would the USSR invest ...

History | History

U.S. Navy Battleship Guns Were Going to Attack Japan Up Close to End WWII

Summary: In 1945, as World War II neared its end and with Japan's naval capabilities largely neutralized, the U.S. Navy found an unexpected use for its battleships: bombarding Japanese industrial and urban centers to inflict strategic damage.

History | History

The Year We Hung Hitler

A 1946 Purim celebration in the Landsberg DP camp

History | History

The Japanese Abraham – Commentary Magazine

There’s a bestselling book by the psychologist Robert Cialdini titled Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade. In one point in this largely non-Jewish book, we are shown a

History | History

Here's What the Last Days of the Titanic Were Really Like

Here's What the Last Days of the Titanic Were Really Like - There is certainly no person in the world right now that does not know the story of Titanic. Even if you did not watch the love story between Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, you know what hap

News | News

Anti-Israel protester destroys painting of Lord Balfour, who paved way for modern Israeli state

Palestine Action said the slashing and spray painting aimed to "highlight Britain's historic and current role in the colonization of Palestine which roots back to the Balfour declaration."

History | History

8 Shakespeare Conspiracy Theories

Discover the controversial conspiracy theories that challenge Shakespeare’s authorship, from the Baconian Theory to the Alien Theory and beyond.

News | Interesting Stories

PURE EVIL: What we’re seeing are not just protests against Israel | World Israel News

We are witnessing an ugly and ominous recrudescence of an extremely evil chapter in human history.

History | Archeology

Rare coin engraved with the name 'Eleazar the Priest' found in Judean Desert

Bar Kochba Revolt-era coin discovered along with three others and dated to 132 CE; Israel Antiquities Authority seeks volunteers for 10-day March dig in Judean caves.

History | History

Why Did America Fight the Korean War?

What was the Korean War? And why was America involved in such a faraway conflict? Was the United States' sacrifice—35,000 killed, over 100,000 wounded—worth…

Miscellaneous | Resources

How Muslims and westerners have spread the myth of Jewish-Arab coexistence

Muslims have long promoted myths about their harmonious relations with Jews that they allege had always prevailed in Arab lands. These myths strongly resemble those elaborated by elites in the American South about relations between whites and blacks. Both

Politics | Politics

Supreme Court rules unanimously for Trump in Colorado ballot disqualification dispute | Fox News

The Supreme Court sided with former President Donald Trump in his challenge to the state of Colorado’s attempt to kick him off the 2024 primary ballot.

History | History

USS Lexington: How A Legendary U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Was Sunk

During the Pacific War's early months, the USS Lexington played a pivotal role in the Battle of the Coral Sea, marking the first carrier battle in history where opposing ships never saw each other.

Politics | Politics

Clinton, 1995, immigration, SOTU

Bill Clinton talking about immigration in the 1995 State of the Union.

News | News

HOWARD EPSTEIN: FAILING TO LEARN FROM HISTORY

HOWARD EPSTEIN: FAILING TO LEARN FROM HISTORY What we learn from history is that we just don’t learn the lessons of history. There are countless examples, but here are two that should have prevented the 7 October Massacre. The Russian dictator, Stalin,

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

An Oral History of Rickrolling

From the pages of 4chan to the White House, the story behind the meme that’s never going to give you up.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

The Possible Origins of 7 Instantly Recognizable Visual Clichés

Why do we expect bankrupt people to wear barrels, or bank robbers to carry money bags marked with dollar signs? Discover the origins of these odd visual clichés.

History | History

(196) Lord Rothschild Claims His Family Created Israel - YouTube

Backroom deals, betrayal, and a war that’s lasted almost a hundred years. This is what happened when the richest family in the world decided to create their ...

News | The UN

UNRWA, the Greatest Welfare Scam Ever

The “Palestinian refugees” are neither Palestinian nor refugees.

News | News

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Who Was the Worst Leader in Jewish History? Not Bibi

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Who Was the Worst Leader in Jewish History? Not Bibi The title of this essay does not raise a question that is merely academic; it can offer insight into an important contemporary issue. Last month, former Knesset Speaker Avraham

History | History

The Search for the Ten Lost Tribes

What happened to the ten tribes and where are they today?

News | News

Has Amelia Earhart’s plane really been found? 6 key things to know

A new grainy sonar image claims to solve the mystery of the famed aviator’s disappearance, but experts say it’s too soon to tell. Here's what we do know.

History | History

Jewish Kingdoms Throughout History

There have been several Jewish states inside and outside the Land of Israel during ancient times, some lasting for centuries, others for only a few years.

History | History

Shays’ Rebellion Explained: A New Governing System for the New US

The early United States suffered from a weak economy and lack of central authority. In 1786, a rebellion almost destroyed the fledgling republic and led to the US Constitution.

News | News

VIDEO | January 6th: A Timeline Of Events That Raises Many Questions

Many narratives were crafted about the protest that occurred at the US Capitol Building on January 6, 2021. Almost all of the ones produced by Congress and the mainstream media shop the narrative of a violent mob that, unprovoked, stormed the Capitol Buil

News | News

Insurrection: Does The Left Understand The Meaning Of The Word?

In The Princess Bride, Vizzini constantly uses the word “inconceivable” as an exclamation, whether the word fits the moment or not. At one point, another character, Iñigo Montoya looks at Vizzini after he misuses the word for the umpteenth time and s

History | History

P-51D Mustang: I Say This Is the Best Fighter Plane Ever

P-51 Mustang pilots shot down a total of 4,950 enemy aircraft, while more than 250 of its pilots achieved ace status and had an average rate of 7.69 air-to-air kills.

Miscellaneous | Chicagoey Stuff

Watch The Oldest Footage of Chicago on Film

Yestervid compiles silent film footage of the Windy City dating back to 1896.

History | History

Elder Of Ziyon - Does Gaza Belong to the Jews? (Judean Rose)

Is Gaza a part of indigenous Jewish territory as promised to the Jews by God?

News | News

PODCAST | The Errors In Biden’s Speech Were Many…But This Is The Most Egregious

Before we get to Monday’s segment of America’s Third Watch, I wanted to make a few comments about Joe Biden’s disgraceful Valley Forge speech. To put it bluntly, there was so much disingenuousness in that speech – so much politically driven propag

Politics | Politics

National Park Service Plans to Remove William Penn Statue from the Site of His Philadelphia Home

 Philadelphia, like most cities run by Democrats, certainly has its fair share of problems. Crime, poverty, homelessness, drug addiction, and...a statue of Pennsylvania's founder William Penn erected on the grounds of his home?

Politics | Leftist Lies

Democrats: Cheering For Mass Murder

In 1862, Dakota Indians went on a mass murder spree, butchering more than 600 innocent whites, mostly women and children. The Indians murdered babies, beating their brains out and nailing them to t…

News | News

They Shall Not Grow Postmodern: How Digital Trickery Is Changing How We View WWI, WWII & Swinging London

 In the fall of 2018, Peter Jackson released his documentary on WWI, "They Shall Not Grow Old," to its initial limited release in theaters before becoming a staple of streaming websites.

History | History

Napoleon’s Hundred Days: The French Emperor’s Brief Return to Power

Napoleon’s Hundred Days refer to the second reign of the French Emperor Napoleon I. His attempt to regain power over France, however, ultimately led to his defeat and permanent exile.

News | Israel At War

Israel building biggest case against Hamas since Eichmann trial

Investigators and prosecutors are compiling a massive amount of evidence against the captured terrorists who perpetrated the Oct. 7 massacre.

History | History

Life as a Ball Turret Gunner in World War Two

Serving on a bomber in World War Two was almost a guaranteed death sentence. Depending on the unit and time of the war, US bomber crews could experience anywhere from 50% to just over 70% of their personnel becoming killed, missing, or taken prisoner. Wit

Politics | Opinion

Zionism isn’t racism, but Palestinism is

Since the Mufti began inciting pogroms in 1920, the Palestinian Arab national movement has been defined by a racist and murderous hatred for Jews, from support for the Holocaust to attempts to commit a second Holocaust. Opinion.

History | History

USS Enterprise Just Might Be the Best U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Ever

USS Enterprise is known for far more than being Captain Kirk's spaceship on Star Trek. This real-life aircraft carrier was a warrior during World War II. 

History | History

Jews, Muslims, And An “Origin Story” Of The Arab-Israeli Conflict

The October 7, 2023, Hamas attacks on Israeli civilians, and the worldwide moral outrage that that day’s savagery generated were only paralleled by a gleeful schadenfreude that overtook many European capitals and other places around the globe, from the Ar

News | News

Centenarian survivors of Pearl Harbor attack return to honor those who perished 82 years ago

Pearl Harbor survivor Ira Schab returned to the Hawaii naval base 82 years after Japan’s bombing propelled the U.S. into World War II.

News | News

Victor Davis Hanson: The Unhinged Among Us

Dark delusions of the pro-Hamas crowd.

Politics | Opinion

Victor Davis Hanson: Weimar America

Something eerie, something creepy, is happening in the world—and now in America as well. The dark mood is brought on by elite universities, the Diversity…

History | History

Rejection of the UN Partition Plan of November 29, 1947, Was a Prequel to the October 7 Massacre

The more things change in the Middle East, the more they stay the same - Rejection of the UN Partition Plan of November 29, 1947, Was a Prequel to the October 7 Massacre

Politics | Judea & Samaria

Why Israel is entitled in law to the "West Bank"

On Tuesday, I took part in Times Radio’s breakfast show to discuss that day’s news with my fellow columnist Hugo Rifkind and presenters Aasmah Mir and Stig Abell.

History | History

Did Europe Destroy Native American Culture?

It is undeniable that Native Americans suffered terribly after the arrival of European settlers, but was this the result of malice or tragic inevitability?…

News | News

Political Reprobates Of The Left Prove Their Lust For Power Eclipses All

As if the world needed any more proof that the globalist-aligned, neo-fascist American Left has a debilitating addiction to power, now comes the 2023 “selling of the souls” in the politically-motivated packaging of aid to Israel and a new traunch mone

History | History

October 7 Happened Before, in Hebron

A brutal massacre nearly a century ago in Judaism’s second-holiest city makes clear that murderous Palestinian rage against Jews has little to do with Israel or Zionism

News | News

Biden Administration Wants To Continue Spying On Americans In The US

If you had any misgivings about the totalitarian, unconstitutional nature of today’s neo-fascist Left in the United States this development should quell those misgivings. A bipartisan bill moving through Congress

News | News

PODCAST | Are Tinfoil Hats Becoming A Fashion Statement?

Listen now (32 mins) | As a precursor to today’s segment on America’s Third Watch with Kyle Warren, I wanted to mention two things. First, please take some time to read The Anti-Freedom Movements Aren’t So Different, the featured story at Undergroun

News | News

The Anti-Freedom Movements Aren’t So Different

As misinformed and indoctrinated college students continue to fall prey to the poison of Islamic totalitarian propaganda regarding the victim status that has been bestowed on Hamas, it would be prudent to push back against the false narratives flooding ou

News | News

PODCAST | In An Official Capacity, It’s Irresponsible & Actionable

Listen now (29 mins) | Before we get into this morning’s segments on America’s Third Watch, in which we discuss not only Squad member and US Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s (D-MI), incendiary X post published Friday but some of the lesser-known violent directi

News | News

It’s Can’t Be A Same-Old-Same-Old Response This Time

Listen now (31 mins) | Before we get into Friday’s segment of Amerca’s Third Watch in which Kyle Warren and I discuss a variety of subjects – from the worthlessness of the United Nations in the Middle Eastern conflicts, to the very real fact that re

News | Interesting Stories

Jimmy Hoffa may be buried at site of demolished MLB stadium: cold case group | Fox News

A group of cold case investigators says it believes it has found the burial site of former Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared in 1975 and was never seen again.

News | News

How About We Enforce The Laws We Have…Everywhere?!

Listen now (30 mins) | In this episode of America’s Third Watch, Kyle Warren and I discuss a variety of topics including how retailers – especially in California and up the West Coast – are lobbying Congress to create federal law that would combat t

History | History

On Israel and ‘Root Causes’

According to today's Hamasophiles, Gaza's leadership is justified in their terror attacks against Israel because "Zionists stole their land." Before that…

News | News

The Death Of Mainstream Media Credibility

If the ongoing Israeli-Hamas war has reiterated any one point – besides the fact that the Arab world will never leave the Israelis to enjoy peace in the land the international community codified to them in 1947 – it is this. No one, anywhere, believes

News | News

PODCAST | The Cancerous Metastasizing Of The Neo-Axis Powers

Listen now (30 mins) | Before we get into this morning’s segment on America's Third Watch, in which we talk at length about the coalescing of a new neo-Axis power joining Iran, Russia, China, South Korea, and a gaggle of lesser satellite nations to

News | News

PODCAST | Ineptitude, Opportunism & Corruption vs. Some Common Sense

Listen now (52 mins) | After our regular segment on America’s Third Watch with Kyle Warren, we’re going to try something a little new. This is what I was referring to in my last mailout about trying something a little different; a little unique.

News | News

PODCAST | There’s Something Happening Here…What It Is Ain’t Exactly Clear

Listen now (25 mins) | As we watch the atrocities committed by Hamas play out, it is hard not to believe that there is something much more nefarious underway. It is obvious that Iran is playing a significant role in the mass murder that has taken place in

News | News

The Cowards Of The Collegiate Left: Ignorant & Entitled

In the aftermath of the Hamas terror attack on Israel last weekend, the Leftist university population protested in support of Hamas. Student groups at Arizona State University and Indiana University took to their school's commons

History | History

There Is No Such Thing As 'Palestinians'

(This column is Part 1 of a series of articles explaining the fallacies that have led to the world’s leftists supporting Palestine, Gaza, and Hamas’ horrors)
The patterns of the anti-Semitic/Marxist/”...

History | History

The Meaning of Am Yisrael Chai

We always knew how to die together. The time has come for us to know also how to live together.

Politics | Politics

Iran Helped Plot Attack on Israel Over Several Weeks - WSJ

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gave the final go-ahead last Monday in Beirut

Politics | Politics

Specter Of Obama’s Anti-Israel Ideas Hovers Over Hamas Attack

Obama embraced antisemites, steeped himself in anti-American ideas, and cozied up to Iran — and now he leaves a violent legacy.

History | History

13 Facts About the Constitution Most People Don't Know

Sure, many of us have read or been told about essential documents in the world. Some might disagree about which of these rank at the highest level of importance, but disagreement sparks debate.  In turn,

History | History

The Doolittle Raid: America’s revenge for Pearl Harbor

After Pearl Harbor, the full, if not immediately enthusiastic, participation of the United States in World War II was all but guaranteed. While there may have been murmurings of a possible attack in military circles, it blindsided the American public, and

News | Interesting Stories

Toilet paper mega-brand introduces ‘cutting edge’ design: Find out what it is | Fox Business

A well-known toilet paper brand has announced a new design in its popular household item. Charmin said the new "smooth tear" toilet paper will be a better experience for consumers.

History | History

How the Seven Years' War set empires ablaze and set the stage for the American Revolution

The Seven Years' War, spanning from 1756 to 1763, marked the first conflict to be fought on a truly global scale. Engulfing diverse regions from the dense forests of North America to the plains of Europe, the tropical Caribbean, the coasts of West Africa,

History | History

Jews Are Not “Stealing” Judea: How Progressive Myopia Inflames Antisemitism

Recognizing antisemitism is not always easy. It disguises itself behind facades that grant it respectability in different societies and cultures.

History | History

12 Notable Figures Who Served On D-Day

While the majority of the combatants at D-Day were just brave, ordinary soldiers, there were also several famous people who fought right alongside them.

History | History

The two main lessons of the Yom Kippur War

Israel learned not to ignore the signs of approaching war and bask in the euphoria of the achievements of the past, however great they may be. But the signs of peace should not be ignored either.

History | History

The real WWII 'Great Escape': How 76 men escaped from Nazi captivity in Stalag Luft III

In the dark hours of March 24, 1944, a daring and meticulously planned operation unfolded within the confines of Stalag Luft III, a German prisoner-of-war camp in Sagan, now modern-day Żagań, Poland. Known as the "Great Escape," this audacious act invol

News | Antisemitism Watch

Antisemitism is an ancient hatred, merely its expression changes

Motivations ranged from economic oppression to suspicions of Jewish thinkers, as well as psychological biases that fueled fear and xenophobia.

History | History

When Ernest Hemingway Walked Away From Two Plane Crashes Just Hours Apart

The novelist endured a crash in East Africa. Then his 'rescue' plane went down, too.

Politics | Opinion

Bibi’s Seven Presidents

Benjamin Netanyahu was elected the prime minister of Israel for a sixth time in November 2022—and by the time Labor Day rolled around in 2023, he had yet to

Family & Parenting | Kids

Educators concerned 9/11 is getting lost in history | WCIV

WCIV ABC News 4, Charleston, South Carolina provides coverage of local and national news, sports, weather and community events in the region, including North Charleston, Mt Pleasant, Summerville, Hanahan, Goose Creek, Rantowles, Cottageville, St George, M

Politics | Debunking Lies

The Perennial Power of the Nakba

How generations of Arab thinkers and leaders tried to turn the humiliation of their losses to Israel into a springboard to launch their nations into an enchanted new age.

History | History

Recently Declassified Soviet Video Shows the Biggest Nuclear Explosion in History

Tsar Bomba—the biggest hydrogen bomb ever—detonated in October 1961, and the Soviet Union caught it on tape.

History | History

A Drive Around London in 1926

In 1926, British-born filmmaker Claude Friese-Greene filmed the streets of London in breathtaking color. But only recently has the British Film Institute released an extract of their restoration of Friese-Greene's footage.

History | History

JFK Secret Service agent questions assassination theory

"At this point, I'm beginning to doubt myself. Now I begin to wonder," Paul Landis said regarding if Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone.

News | News

Did the Mufti-Hitler photo row influence Netanyahu's plan to fire Yad Vashem head?

It is now believed  that the Netanyahu government has backed down from its plan to fire Dani Dayan, a political appointee head of Israel’s flagship Holocaust memorial museum at Yad Vashem, after an international outcry. Dani Dayan was the target of critic

History | History

The Conveniently Forgotten Context of Israel's Six-Day War

In 1967, Israel was invaded in a military assault with the declared goal of wiping the Jewish state off the map.

Politics | Politics

Summer Blockbuster The Movie

This is "Summer Blockbuster The Movie" by BrabenderCox on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff!

6 Famous Scientists and Inventors Who Struggled With Math

Some of the world's greatest scientists have struggled with math—just like the rest of us.

History | History

The French and Indian War: The conflict that set the stage for the American Revolution

The French and Indian War, spanning from 1754 to 1763, was a momentous conflict that forever altered the landscape of North America. Not merely a territorial battle between the British and the French, this war was a complex clash involving a diverse cast

History | History

On This Day In Space: Aug. 29, 1965: Gemini 5 breaks spaceflight duration record

On Aug. 29, 1965, two NASA astronauts returned from their record-breaking Gemini 5 mission.

Miscellaneous | Resources

A point or ten about the Palestinian flag

Jews have every reason to see the Palestinian flag as a flag of hate. Waved by antisemites, the flag always celebrates the spilling of innocent blood.

News | Interesting Stories

142 Years Overdue: ‘Whistler’s Mother’ Visits Philadelphia

The nation loves the portrait that American artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler painted of his mother, yet, at the time, it was controversial.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

British vs. English: What’s the Difference?

First, you have to understand the difference between England and Britain (and the UK, while we’re at it).

News | News

The Avoidable Demise Of Small-Town America

I recently spent a long weekend in a small town that holds at least half of my ancestral roots. Traditionally, Arcadia, Wisconsin would be considered a quintessential small farming town, although there were industries in the area prior to the day, a lumbe

Politics | Politics

Disney Legend Defends Splash Mountain and 'Song of the South' – PJ Media

Many years ago, I wrote about a largely forgotten classic Disney film, “Song of the South.” The 1946 film was innovative in the way the studio combined live action and animation in an effective way, a...

History | History

50 Amazing Rarely Seen Photos From World War II

When you take a step back from it, modern war is genuinely bizarre. Nation-states, formed by drawing arbitrary lines on a map, fight it out over abstract principles of sovereignty, democracy, fascism, etc., and do so by trying to conquer pieces of one ano

Politics | Opinion

Palestine and the Holocaust: What If?

I was scanning the news (a common Jewish activity), when a recent article by Marwan Bishara in Al Jazeera (Aug 18, 2022) caught my eye. The article, titled “The Palestinian misuse, and Zionist abuse, of the Holocaust,” was written after Palestinian leader

Politics | Opinion

Should Israel refer to Australia as occupied Aboriginal territory?

Australia’s Labor Party government ought to take a look in the mirror before hurling false and insulting accusations at Israel.

Politics | Opinion

World Indigenous Day: Recognizing Jews' ties to the Land of Israel

It is crucial that we have a deep understanding of our own identity so that we can proudly declare, “I am a Jew, and I am indigenous to the Land of Israel.”

Politics | Op-Ed

Victor Davis Hanson: Who Will Say No More to the Current Madness?

Britain slept in the 1930s as an inevitable war with Hitler loomed. A lonely Winston Churchill had only a few courageous partners to oppose the appeasement and…

History | History

The Largest Battles of the American Revolutionary War

When hostilities commenced during the American Revolution in 1775 between Great Britain and the North American colonies, all the advantages seemed to be on the side of Great Britain, the largest empire in the world. For the next eight years, the two sides

History | History

Israel: Who Are the Indigenous People?

The Land of Israel has changed hands many times over the centuries. But it has always been the homeland of one particular people. Noa Tishby, author of…

History | History

Viral Photo of Chernobyl Taken 14 Hours After Nuclear Meltdown

The first photo of the Chernobyl disaster taken 14 hours after the nuclear catastrophe went viral yesterday along with its fascinating story.

Politics | Opinion

Don't let the Palestinians erase the Jewish history of Israel

Joshua’s battle over Jericho is ancient history but there is an important battle to fight today – combating the replacement of Jewish history by the Palestinian narrative in UNESCO

Politics | Debunking Lies

Deir Yassin: The 'Massacre' That Never Was

The April 1948 attack on Deir Yassin was not a premeditated massacre but a military operation that went tragically awry.

Politics | Debunking Lies

The colourful Twitter history of Palestine

A look at the Twitter history of Palestine. And how across social media a lack of real evidence led to a colourful (but very fake) creation

Science & Technology | Technology

The buttons on Zenith’s original ‘clicker’ TV remote were a mechanical marvel - The Verge

The Space Command is an elegant Star Trek-esque gadget that pioneered a battery-less way of controlling the television.  

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

Camping Trailer: On The Trail

From DIY haulers to fully equipped living rooms on wheels, the birth of the camping trailer gives us a unique look at American history.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The Distorted ‘Nakba’ Narrative

Comparisons to the Holocaust are misleading and appalling.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

'Perfectly Preserved' Glassware Recovered From 2,000-Year-Old Shipwreck

The Roman vessel may have sunk while transporting glass from the Middle East to France

History | History

Is It Time To Reconsider Ulysses S. Grant?

In the late 19th Century, the three individuals most widely regarded as the nation’s greatest presidents were George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and… Ulysses S. Grant?!

History | History

Why George Washington Is History's Only Six-Star General

Thanks to a law passed in 1976, our nation's first president—who died more than 200 years ago—is still the military's highest-ranking official.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

When Do Troublemakers Make for Great Leaders?

It is important to think ahead about how to sort between the bastards worthy of embracing and those best exiled from leadership.

Politics | Op-Ed

Now . . . it's Ben & Jerry & the injuns!

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream wants the United States to return the Blacks Hills to the Lakota.

History | History

Independence Day: The Declaration's Civic Anthropology

The Founders displayed the power of man's rational nature, instead of merely asserting it.

History | History

Why George Washington Is Still the GOAT

As we celebrate the founding of the greatest country on God’s green earth, Russian president Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked and brutal invasion of Ukraine reminds us that all around the world, others are still struggling to shake off the yoke of imperial

History | History

Victor Davis Hanson: What the Fourth of July Was Not

Our national Fourth of July holiday—currently the nation’s 247th since the first in 1776—marks the birth of the United States. The iconic Declaration of…

Politics | Politics

The Constitution: Why a Republic?

Winning the War of Independence brought a new challenge to the American people: what sort of government should they choose for their new nation? Robert…

History | History

Independence Day: Fourth of July facts you may not know

Each year, Americans celebrate the Fourth of July. The occasion is in honor of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by Congress.

History | History

27 Untold Facts about the Declaration of Independence

The declaration of independence is a document that changed the course of U.S history forever. In the year 1776, the continental congress declared the independence of 13 US countries from Great Britain. Here are 27 facts about the declaration of independen

History | History

The History of Fourth of July Fireworks

The celebration of American Independence Day has never been small, subdued, or quiet. Here’s why the Fourth of July is illuminated with colorful displays in major cities, small towns, and backyards.

Politics | Politics

Do We Still ‘Hold These Truths’? › American Greatness

In about three weeks, we will once again be celebrating the Fourth of July, America’s Independence Day. But what are we really celebrating? For all too many…

Politics | Politics

The inversion of history | The Spectator

It is 18 years since the last Colditz drama on British television, which apparently means we need a new one. And the times being what they are, it appears that the drama will have to reflect the values of our little cultural-revolutionary period. There is