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Russia invaded Ukraine for its own imperialist reasons. Ukraine, like other sovereign nations, has the right to chart its own destiny.
The slanderous report shows no understanding of the reality of Israeli society, any more than it does of Israel’s challenges in finding an enduring answer to the Palestinian question.
What the essence of being Jewish means to me.
It's high time to address Rep. Omar's pattern of offensive commentary.
There is much we can, must, and should do to confront the old and new demons that we’re facing today.
Four examples – Paris, Wuppertal, Saint-Nicolas, and Oslo – where the legal process failed Jews, failed justice, and failed common sense.
The story of Israel is the wondrous realization of a 3,500-year link among a land, a faith, a language, a people, and a vision.
Like the Black Death, some people are scapegoating the Jews for the coronavirus.
Five enduring lessons of this defining period.
It's replete with errors, shows no understanding of – or sympathy for – Israel, and dishonors Martin Luther King.
The unique status afforded to Palestinians is the single biggest stumbling block to achieving peace.
The misguided notion that if only Israel did this or that, peace would be at hand.
Without understanding what happened in the past, it’s impossible to grasp where we are today.
In Orwellian fashion, truth is being turned on its head.
The difference between Hamas and Israel couldn’t be greater, yet you wouldn’t know it when listening to some observers.
Israel is treated according to a totally different standard than other countries in the international system.
For the sake of clarity, don’t neglect to consider these fundamental facts.
Some wars fade into obscurity. This one remains as relevant today as in 1967.
The most remarkable story in the annals of history.
America’s new UN ambassador is courageously rattling the organization’s rampant anti-Israel bias.
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day
In honor of Jewish refugees from Arab lands.
We must rededicate ourselves to the values the terrorists would destroy, and show the resolve to defeat our adversaries.
Turning a blind eye while repeating the mantra that "the only alternative to this deal is war" just won't wash.
You don't have to be a pro-Israel activist to be troubled by the grotesquely unjust treatment of Israel.
”The Palestinians are not the easiest of partners." This is the heart of the issue.
After Copenhagen, here are the next steps I wish Europe would take.
Marking its 75th solemn anniversary, important lessons for today’s world.
Those who refuse to grasp the simple, stark truth.
Sometimes the issues are black and white.
Speak up now while literally millions of Israelis live from one alarm to another, or remain forever silent.
Tired of all the anti-Israel bashing? Read this and take pleasure in the miracle of Israel.
And why it’s not only the Jews who should be concerned.
A prominent scholar who argues for a nuclear Iran could not be more wrong.
Celebrating Israel’s unique resolve, resilience, courage, and ingenuity.
Surely the NY Times could have found a travel writer on Jerusalem who doesn't have baggage on the topic.
Why Iran is a serious threat – and getting more so.
The New York Times columnist crossed a line.
Ignoring the real issues involved in his release, the paper writes an infuriating op-ed bashing Israel's prime minister.
10 reasons why his recent column is off the mark.
George Orwell, where are you?
Ten crucial lessons that resonate to this day.
The lies and distortions of Mahmoud Abbas in his NYT op-ed is a clear rejection of peace.
Will these fallacies be replaced, at long last, by a dose of reality?
Answering the critics.
Why I'm proud to stand up for Israel.
I lost friends in the crash that killed key leaders from the Polish government, economy, and military.
How not to advance Arab-Israeli peace.
When Israel isn't involved, suddenly pro-Palestinian forces are silent.
When self-reflection become self-destruction.