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Jonathan Tobin
Jonathan Tobin

Reeducation camps — Jewish ones

According to some young American Jews, it’s time to start telling kids the truth about Israel. Upset about what they consider to be a steady diet of pro-Israel...

Maybe, not missing the opportunity?

Can the Palestinians finally not miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity? That paraphrase of Abba Eban’s famous quote provides the key question to ask about the...

Netta Barzilai preforming in Tel Aviv, May 14. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)

Netta beats ‘nakba’

The results of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest and the reactions to it were as disturbing to foreign Israel-haters as they were to some of the nation’s most fervent...

The significance of the embassy move

For decades, it was a consensus issue. Israel’s supporters of all political stripes agreed that the refusal of the US to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was...

Iran’s lies matter

While Benjamin Netanyahu’s remarks contained dramatic revelations about a secret Iranian nuclear program and proof that Iran had been lying for years, up to the...

The futility of ‘never again’

On Wednesday evening, April 11, Jews in Israel and around the world marked the annual commemoration of Yom HaShoah, the day of remembrance of the Holocaust. It is a time...

In denial about Mahmoud Abbas

PASSOVER EDITION 5778 SECTION A PAGE 5 Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas keeps telling the world what he thinks. The curious thing is not that he makes...

Here, Trump has gone establishment

It turns out that in some cases, the Trump administration can behave just like its predecessors. President Donald Trump has been rightly accused of smashing precedents...

Gun control discourse is hot air

Jewish groups don’t hesitate to weigh in after the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla., but the futile nature of the discussion about guns points toward...

Gaza needs to look in the mirror

Gaza is broke. As the Feb. 12 front-page New York Times feature explained at length, the conflict between the Gaza Strip’s Hamas overlords and the Fatah party that...