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Tobin’s Take

The wake-up call

The aftermath of the Oct. 7 Hamas attacks on Israel was a wake-up call for a lot of Jewish liberals.

The needed US message to the Palestinians

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 & […]