Daniel K. Eisenbud: Of tragedy and triumph

MIDEAST ISRAEL INDEPENDENCE DAY

IN THE HISTORY of the world, perhaps no people has had more to mourn and celebrate—frequently in close succession, if not simultaneously—than the Jews. Indeed, the two concepts have never been … [Read more...]

Daniel K. Eisenbud: A woman named Carola

Carola older

THE MOST common question I get asked by Americans and Israelis alike since making aliya one year ago is a uniformly incredulous and perplexed “Why?” Fair question. After all, I’m not remotely … [Read more...]

Mike Evans: Romney is wrong on Iran

Romney

Mitt Romney’s recent opinion piece in The Washington Post was titled, “How I would check Iran's nuclear ambition." As a conservative Republican and the one who recommended Binyamin Netanyahu to then … [Read more...]

Alan M. Dershowitz: Friends Seminary plays bait, switch on anti-Semitism

ISRAEL ECONOMY

The Friends Seminary of New York, which invited the notorious anti-Semite Gilad Atzmon to one of its classes, and assigned its students to read his hate-filled writings, has now backed out of an … [Read more...]

Haim Shine: Bible values

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE QUIZ

  On Wednesday, the annual International Bible Contest for adults was held at the International Convention Center in developing unified Jerusalem, the capital of Israel. Prime Minister … [Read more...]

Mike Evans: Who is Israel’s real founding father?

Begin and Mike

Question: Who was the most important person used by God to found the State of Israel? A. Harry Truman, the thirty-third president of theUnited Statesand the one who recognized the State of … [Read more...]

Irwin Cotler: Suffering of Jewish refugees from Arab countries must be acknowledged

YEMEN IMMIGRANTS

While serving as a Canadian delegate to the annual inter-parliamentary hearing at the United Nations, I came across an exhibit marking the annual International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian … [Read more...]

Jonathan S. Tobin: Friedman still behind the times on Palestinian politics

PALESTINIAN PRIME MINISTER SALAM FAYYAD

The New York Times’ Thomas Friedman made a rare concession to reality today when he wrote in his column that Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was right to voice fears about the outcome of the … [Read more...]

Geert Wilders: A warning from Holland

Geert Wilders

The following is the text of a speech by Geert Wilders, a member of the Netherlands Parliament and chairman of the Freedom Party, given recently in New York to announce the upcoming Facing Jihad … [Read more...]

Nathan Lewin: America should prosecute terrorists freed in Shalit swap

MIDEAST ISRAEL TERROR

It is a federal crime to kill a national of the United States, even on foreign soil; US law prescribes death or extended imprisonment for those convicted. Under duress growing out of Hamas’s … [Read more...]

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