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A Vision of Jewish and Palestinian Connection

When we look for where we identify, we put down our verbal arsenal and move to vision of peace and justice, truth and coexistence.

‘Fauda’s’ Avi Issacharoff on Showbiz, Journalism and the Israel-Palestinian Conflict

“Who would want to watch a show about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?” he said. “It is the most boring issue on Earth...But sometimes, miracles happen."

Do We Really Have to Read Beinart Again?

Had I not known Peter Beinart’s periodic cries for attention, I’d probably be angry with his chutzpah.

New Numbers Show How Republican Presidents Improve the Image of Palestinians

A new Gallup survey examined the image of Israel in America. The following comments address some of the issues this poll clarifies (or muddies). A...

‘Palestine’ Graffiti Found on UMass Hillel

The Hillel at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst was vandalized with the word “Palestine” written in Arabic on April 21. The graffiti was drawn...

Report: PA Repeatedly Referred to All of Israel as ‘Palestine’

A Feb. 25 report from Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) compiled myriad instances throughout the month of February of the Palestinian Authority (PA) referring to...

Three Jews, Two Links, One Lesson

On Nov. 10, Norman Podhoretz, the legendary editor of Commentary magazine, will receive the Herzl Prize from philanthropic and educational institution Tikvah. It is...

An Open Letter to Tlaib and Omar About Their Recent Behavior

Dear Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, How could you do this? How could you let us down? I can’t count the number of progressive...

Silence of the Libs: Is Security a Jewish Value?

About 10 hours after the horrible slaying of 17-year-old Rina Shnerb in a terror attack on Aug. 23, I was curious to see the...

Dershowitz Makes the Case in Defense of Israel

Alan Dershowitz is a familiar name in media coverage and public conversation on an astounding variety of topics, but the subtitle of his latest...

B’nai David Joins Forces with NewGround’s Aziza Hasan to Navigate Conflict

In an effort to help people navigate conflict and debate contentious issues, Aziza Hasan is eager to share her ideas. The executive director of...

It’s Time to Talk About Our Grandmothers

It’s been a banner week for grandmothers. After Israel announced that it would deny entry to Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for...

Israel Was Justified in Barring Omar and Tlaib

Editor's Note: This is part of a two-opinion analysis on Israel's decision to ban United States Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.)....

Why Bibi Should Have Followed AIPAC

There are many angles to the still-burning controversy of Israel refusing to allow entry to U.S. Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar. First, there are...

Israel On the Road: What I Learned from Israeli Taxi Drivers

I love to take taxis in Israel. I love to move from city to city, through the hills, across the plains, stuck in snarling traffic or...

Middle East the Subject of Many Teaching Approaches

Imagine you are standing in the front of a classroom — not at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion or American Jewish University, but...

AOC Agrees with Radio Host About Israel’s Treatment of Palestinians Being ‘Very Criminal’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) agreed with a radio host about the Israeli “occupation” being “very, very criminal.” Ocasio-Cortez made the remarks in a July 30...

Sephora Faces Controversy Over ‘Palestine’ Comment

Sephora, the Paris-based multinational chain of beauty stores found itself in hot water June 2 after a customer asked on Instagram whether they ship...

Where Is Jewish Pride?

Perhaps the most surprising part of the D.C. Dyke March, which sought to ban rainbow flags embossed with the Star of David, was how...

NYC Councilmember: ‘Palestine Does Not Exist’

New York City (NYC) Councilman Kalman Yeger created some controversy on March 27 when he tweeted that “Palestine does not exist.” It started when Yeger,...

Middle School Map Shows Israel Labeled As ‘Palestine’

A map that was displayed at a March 7 Georgia middle school multicultural event featured all of Israel labeled as “Palestine.” The map was part...

Hard Lessons Before Steps Toward Peace

War and conflict are a messy business that rarely corresponds to the tidy accounts taught in schools. That certainly can be said about Israel’s...

Why Would Bibi Make a Deal With Kahanists?

“The embodiment of hillul ha-Shem in Judaism today is the Kahane movement, whose latest political incarnation … has just been brought into the...

The Fyre Festival and the ‘Palestinian Cause’

The Fyre Festival and the “Palestinian cause” have a lot in common. In 2017, the Fyre Festival was promoted to the American public on social...

Rep. Tlaib’s D.C. Office Map Has ‘Palestine’ Sticky Note Over Israel

A map in newly sworn-in Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s (D-Mich.) office has a “Palestine” sticky note where Israel should be.         Here is the photo of the...

‘Palestine From the River to the Sea’ Has Always Been a Call for Annihilation Not Liberation

On November 28, 2018, Marc Lamont Hill, a well-known anti-Israel activist, frequent CNN commentator and Temple University professor, who previously crowd-funded to help a...

Bolton Tells Reporter That ‘Palestine’ Isn’t A State

John Bolton, President Trump’s national security adviser, declared that “Palestine” is not a state in an exchange with a reporter on Wednesday. The reporter asked...

Israel, the U.S. and Partisanship

There’s a trendy view these days that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has committed the grave sin of turning support of Israel partisan. This is...

Why Are Israeli Voters So Stubborn?

Critics of Israel have trouble understanding why Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu remains the most popular politician in Israel. He is under constant threat...

Letters to the Editor: Sukkot Invitation, People With Special Needs and Ford Versus Kavanaugh

Sukkot Invitation Concerning who I’d invite to Sukkot: hands down my maternal grandparents (“Ushpizin: Who Would You Invite Into Your Sukkah?” Sept. 21). My grandfather...

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“We are alarmed by growing anti-Semitic discourse in Poland and scapegoating of the Jewish community."

The Bidens Tell Jewish Supporters the New Jewish Year Will Be Happier With Trump Out

“What kind of country do we wish to be? Both of our faiths, yours and mine, instruct us not to ignore what’s around us.”

Five Nations in Talks to Normalize Ties With Israel Soon, PA Minister Says

He said the five countries were Comoros, Djibouti, Mauritania, Oman and Sudan.

Bahrain Journalist Condemns Hamas Rockets, Urges Israel to Retaliate ‘Firmly … Toward These Terrorists’

"It’s really sad to hear that Hamas, the Iranian militias in Gaza, have launched their rockets towards Ashdod."

Democratic Super PAC Mailers Show Jewish GOP House Candidate Clutching Dollar Bills

The candidate argued that the ads were anti-Semitic, while the PAC said the ads were about his record at his construction management company.
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