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A Terrorist Shatters All the Stereotypes About Terrorists

Before this latest horrible attack and the name of its dead victim—Eliyahu Kay, a 26-year-old immigrant from South Africa—fade from the news, let us at least learn one important lesson.

At first, it might seem as though Sunday’s attack in Jerusalem’s Old City was just another

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Editorializing for Hamas

How an opinion piece in the student newspaper at the University
of Connecticut exposes what is wrong in the debate about Israel.

When Elmer Davis, director of FDR’s Office of War Information, observed that “ … you cannot do much with people who are

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Is There a Future in Bipartisan Advocacy for Israel?

Nikki Haley’s demand that AIPAC snub Democrats who aren’t fully supportive of Israel won GOP applause. Still, efforts to preserve or revive what’s left of a shattered consensus must continue.

Former Ambassador to the United Nations and South Carolina governor Nikki Haley was

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Neo-Nazis Are Not a Political Metaphor

A dirty trick backfired. But the willingness to excuse using the frightening images of Charlottesville as a partisan ploy makes a mockery of discourse on antisemitism.

All may be fair in love, war and politics, but you have to wonder about the astonishingly poor judgment of the

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It’s About Time: The Mindset on Voting Is Shifting

You already know a remarkable group of influencers who help earn hundreds of millions of dollars for New York and New Jersey’s Jewish communities. Their names don’t adorn buildings or scholarship funds and they are not the honorees at the next gala dinner. Who are these influencers? You, our voters.

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Some Ideas Must Be Debated, But Not Historical Facts

Some Jewish liberals say that they saw this coming. There were those who believed that the movement to stop the teaching of critical race theory in the schools was bound to negatively impact teaching about the Holocaust. They claim that those fears were vindicated by the comments of a Texas educator in Southlake, Texas, who was taped

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Mainstream Democrats Introduce Bill Endangering Israel

Just when Congress overwhelmingly defeated an effort by eight radical Democrats and one Republican to defund Israel’s Iron Dome defense system, several “mainstream” Democrats proposed legislation that is equally dangerous and filled with half-truths, omissions and outright fabrications.

Congressman

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Is US Aid a Threat to Israel?

The IDF is addicted to credits for shiny new American weapons. But the strategic price may be too high.

Editor’s note: This analysis was written prior to the House overwhelmingly passing legislation to provide $1 billion to Israel to replenish its “Iron Dome”

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There’s No Such Thing as a Palestinian Terrorist

Which of the following actions by “ideologically motivated” Palestinian Arabs should be considered terrorism?

(A) Placing a bomb at a bus stop in downtown Tel Aviv, killing an Israeli teenage girl.

(B) Kidnapping an Israeli teenage boy and shooting him point-blank

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The US Withdrawal From Afghanistan Empowers International Terrorism

Across the Middle East, experience has proven that withdrawals only strengthen the motivation of jihadist groups.

In a stunning statement in which he defended his withdrawal decision, President Joe Biden claimed that Al-Qaeda was “gone” from Afghanistan. The glaring problem with

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Will a New Iran Deal Be Biden’s Next Folly?

While the media are decrying and dissecting President Biden’s catastrophe in Afghanistan, his Middle East staff are frantically trying to lure the Islamic Republic into the administration’s next adventure—a new Iran deal.

Now, even more so because of its Afghanistan blunder, Team Biden feels

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Will There Be a BDS Movement Against the Taliban?

The BDS movement and its followers might actually have the opportunity to do something good this week. No, really.

The U.N. Human Rights Council, which usually devotes most of its time to criticizing Israel for defending itself against terrorist attacks, has called an emergency meeting to examine

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