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Annexation Will Not End the World

Israel bashers need no excuse to hate Jews.

Chaotic but Non-Violent Anti-Israel Demonstration Outside Israeli L.A. Consulate

“My biggest concern is these guys like to mix things — to take the surfboard and catch the wave of Black Lives Matter.”

Tlaib Retweets Rutgers Prof Alleging Israeli Police Killed Driver in Alleged Palestinian Car-Ramming Attack

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) retweeted a Rutgers University assistant professor who alleged that Israeli Border Police unjustifiably killed a Palestinian driver in what appeared...

Most Israelis Support Annexation, Despite Fear of Violence

A second Intifada was too high a price for the withdrawal from Lebanon; a third Intifada is a tolerable price for annexation.

Palestinians’ Revisionist History Chains Them to a Lie

The story I am about to tell is well known. It is hardly worth repeating. And that’s nice, since it involves my family. I am...

Report Details Israel, Palestinian Cooperation in Fight Against COVID-19

A May 7 report from The Jerusalem Post chronicled how the Israeli government and Palestinian Authority (PA) have been cooperating with each other during...

The Role of Israeli Arabs in Politics

The current political deadlock in Israel boils down one question: Could – and should – a Blue and White-led government be based on the...

Biden to AIPAC: I Support Both Israel and a Palestinian State

In a video address, former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden told the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference on...

The Cyrus Parameters: Trump and Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the morning of Jan. 28, Israel time, that he was no longer seeking immunity from indictment and trial. However,...

Jewish Groups React to Trump’s Israel Peace Plan

Jewish groups expressed varying opinions on President Donald Trump’s proposed peace plan for the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Trump unveiled the peace plan on Jan. 28; the...

Episode 176: Yemen— Where Middle Eastern Powers Clash

The Middle East is riddled with conflict. If you watch the mainstream media in the US, you might come to think that the main...

Pompeo’s Settlement Statement: Facts on the Ground

The Bluff Note the double negative in the statement by Secretary of State Mile Pompeo: “the establishment of Israeli civilian settlements in the West Bank...

Israel Is the Only LGBTQ Safe Haven in the Middle East

LGBTQ groups in Israel have asked me numerous times to write letters to Israel’s Foreign Ministry on behalf of LGBTQ Palestinians seeking asylum in...

How You Can Help Us Fight the Rockets

I’m tired of making the same arguments. I’m tired of asking what country would endure 160 rockets in one day, let alone hundreds in...

ADL Condemns Benedictine SJP Member for Urging Holocaust Survivor to Denounce Israel

Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt condemned a member of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at Benedictine University for asking a Holocaust survivor to...

Columbus Day Lives

My wife and I met for the first time 52 years ago at a Columbus Day party on an October evening. We will celebrate...

StandWithUs Petition Calls for University of Minnesota to Denounce SJP Conference

StandWithUs launched a petition calling on the University of Minnesota to condemn the National Students for Justice in Palestine (NSJP) conference taking place on...

Poll: Majority of Young Palestinians Don’t Believe in ‘Permanent Peace’

A poll from the Palestine Center for Public Opinion (PCPO) found that a majority of Palestinians between the ages of 18 and 30 living...

A New Pro-Israel Democratic Group Looks to Reduce the Political Partisan Divide

If you’ve paid attention to the state of politics over the past few years —or even the past few weeks — you might have...

Banning Omar and Tlaib Ultimately is Detrimental to Israel

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.)....

ADL, Jewish Groups Criticize Omar, Tlaib for Sharing Anti-Semitic Cartoon

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and other Jewish groups have criticized Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) for sharing a cartoon on their...

Israeli Police Officer Injured in Palestinian Jerusalem Stabbing

Two young Palestinian men stabbed an Israeli police officer outside of the Chain Gates in Old City Jerusalem on Aug. 15. Video footage shows the...

Michigan City Commission Unanimously Votes Against Anti-Israel Resolution

The Ann Arbor Human Rights Commission unanimously voted against taking up a resolution calling for the federal government to end military aid to Israel...

Israeli Minister Calls for Allowing Jews to Pray at Temple Mount

Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan called for changing the policy at the Temple Mount on Aug. 13 to allow Jews to pray at...

Actor Declines Netflix Audition Because of Israeli Producing Affiliation

Actor David Clennon wrote in an Aug. 7 piece for the social justice news site Truthout that he declined an audition for a Netflix...

The Policy Shaper

A rather disturbing image of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh in a pair of Speedos and carrying a suitcase full of cash recently accosted Israeli...

Israeli Police Say They Didn’t Question Palestinian Boy

The Israeli police said on July 30 that they did not summon a four-year-old Palestinian boy for questioning earlier in the day, contrary to...

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...

WATCH Palestinians Harass Pro-Israel Saudi Blogger

A couple of videos emerged on social media on July 22 showing myriad Palestinians harassing a pro-Israel blogger visiting the Temple Mount and walking...

Reut Report: How Intersectionality Poses A Threat to the Organized American Jewish Community

A new report by a Tel Aviv-based strategy and leadership group outlines how intersectionality is posing a threat to the organized American Jewish community.  Published...

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Jewish Federation Says It Won’t Partner With Philadelphia NAACP As Long As Current President Remains in Place

Philadelphia NAACP President Rodney Muhammad had posted an anti-Semitic image to his Facebook page on July 24.

Critics Say Netflix Series ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Promotes Anti-Semitic Stereotype Through Yiddish Scene

The scene shows lizard people controlling the world and their handler speaking Yiddish.

Tel Aviv City Hall Lights Up as Lebanese Flag to Show Solidarity Following Beirut Explosions

"Our hearts and thoughts are with the Lebanese people and all those affected by the terrible disaster in #Beirut."

Front Window of New Mexico Holocaust Museum, Featuring Photo of Civil Rights March, Smashed by Vandal

The head of the museum says the vandalism shows "why it’s necessary to have this museum."
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