As the Biden administration continues to talk about the need for confidence-building measures between Israel and the Palestinians to create an environment to reach a two-state solution, the leaders of various Palestinian factions are seeking Iran’s support for their jihad (holy war) against Israel.
As if we don’t have enough challenges. A deadly pandemic that keeps coming back again and again. Violent antisemitic hate crimes on the streets of New York and Los Angeles. Neo-Nazis, Rashida Tlaib, Rutgers University—and now Ben and
Negotiators at the Vienna-based talks on re-establishing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) have reportedly drafted an agreement and returned to their respective capitals, apparently in the hopes of securing an endorsement for the revived “nuclear deal” with Iran—which, by the way, Iran never signed. While some differences
Ben & Jerry’s board president Anuradha Mittal published a statement asserting that she isn’t
If you thought that American Jews were going to unite against discrimination in ice-cream sales, you were wrong. The decision of the Ben & Jerry’s company to “end sales of our ice cream in occupied Palestinian territories” was widely condemned across the political spectrum in Israel, by many mainstream Jewish groups and by
A new poll claims that 22% of American Jews believe “Israel is committing genocide against the Palestinians.” That would be alarming—if they actually know what genocide is. But do they?
There is reason to suspect that as the word has become commonplace in public discourse, its meaning has been diluted and compromised. The unexpected ways in which the term
Antisemitism is back with a vengeance. According to the Anti-Defamation League, acts of assault, vandalism and harassment against Jews are at the highest level “since ADL’s tracking began in 1979.”
Can you imagine the shock and outrage if the official website of one of the two major American political parties praised Dylann Roof, the racist perpetrator of the South Carolina church massacre?
That’s the equivalent of what the Palestinian Authority did this week. So, where’s the shock and
When everything public is seen through a partisan lens, tragedies like the Surfside disaster still bring communities together and remind us about what is most important.
It has become a trope of American culture that the idea of sending “thoughts and prayers” in response to a
The Palestinian war against Israel is no longer something that the West can regard as a quarrel in a faraway country between people of whom they know nothing.
At a recent congressional hearing in America, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), who has a long history of antisemitic and anti-Israel remarks, equated
After a surge in vioalent antisemitism inspired in no small part by vicious attacks on Israel by members of their party’s left-wing, some Jewish Democrats have had enough. After Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) compared the United States and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban, the 25 Jewish members of the House of Representatives who are Democrats
By now, everyone has seen video footage or read articles about angry, young thugs in New York City searching for Jews to beat up or attack with fireworks. We’ve seen the cars in Los Angeles chasing an Orthodox Jew from a synagogue, screaming Allahu Akbar (“God is great”) and the convoy of cars targeting diners at an outdoor