The needed US message to the Palestinians
Jonathan TobinApr 07, 2022
After a week of terror attacks that took the lives of 11 people, Israelis are wondering whether they are on the brink of a third intifada.
Deutch abandons ship
Jonathan TobinMar 10, 2022
The future of the Democratic Party was captured in two incidents last week. One was the announcement by Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.), the man who had stood up for Israel and...
Amnesty International: great Jewish unifier
Jonathan TobinFeb 09, 2022
Say this for Amnesty International, its outrageous report alleging that Israel is an “apartheid state” has brought nearly all of the Jewish world together to condemn...
The unlearned lessons of Jan. 6, 2021
Jonathan TobinJan 13, 2022
A year ago last week, Americans were appalled by the sight of a violent mob storming Capitol Hill on the day that the Electoral College votes from the 2020 election were...
Call out CAIR
Jonathan TobinDec 30, 2021
Perhaps some people were shocked when a leader of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) recently engaged in an epic rant against Jews, their synagogues and...
Iran: a test of Biden’s strategic vision
Jonathan TobinDec 09, 2021
For Biden administration officials, their inability to achieve their top foreign-policy priority, influencing Iran, is both frustrating and puzzling.
The Times’ anti-Israel bias matters
Jonathan TobinNov 11, 2021
It’s not true that biased reporting about the Middle East has no impact on Israel. In the last week, a New York Times feature about a road trip taken by two of its...
Israel must resist China
Jonathan TobinOct 21, 2021
Any time Israel has reason to doubt the reliability of America’s friendship, some in the Jewish state start thinking about the need to re-evaluate its attitude toward...
Ben & Jerry’s is a proxy war
Jonathan TobinAug 12, 2021
It’s the kind of a controversy that leaves a lot of Israelis cold. Citizens of the Jewish state may not have been pleased about the news that the Ben & […]
It’s a lot more serious than party politics
Jonathan TobinJul 15, 2021
Like so much of what happens in the Knesset, the aftermath of a recent vote on a law that would prevent a possible flood of Palestinian immigrants into Israel was...