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Occupation of the Temple Mount

The Temple Mount is occupied. The occupier is Jordan and its representative: the Wakf. “Occupation” means control of someone else’s territory. This makes Jordan...

Trump’s Syria policy endangers Israel, emboldens Iran and rewards Russia

‘Ceasefire.’ Welcome in Syria only if it is not an excuse for Iran to increase its power and proximity to Israel. President Trump’s Syria policy — to the...

Facing the hard decisions on North Korea

Literally everything suggested to force North Korea to end its nuclear weapons program has already failed — repeatedly. It’s time to take off the gloves. If the...

It’s normal to help a child in extreme distress

The viral photos of a Jewish woman, Rachel Groner, comforting a distressed autistic Muslim boy on an airplane sent a powerful message about compassion and patience. But...

From Gutenberg to Zlotowitz

A genuine revolution in Jewish publishing and Jewish study has unfolded before our eyes. Revolutionaries come in different stripes and play different roles. There are...

UN Resolution Anti-Zionism = Anti-Semitism

Remember the infamous United Nations General Assembly Resolution 3379: Zionism = Racism? Perhaps it’s time Israel brought its own resolution to the floor: Anti-Zionism...

We are not reevaluating our support for Israel

Whose ox has Israel gored? The test of support for Israel is when Israel gores your ox. When Israel for decades denied the existence of the Armenian genocide, playing...

Since 7/7, a lot of blood under the bridge

Twelve years ago today, London was hit with a multi-pronged bombing, leaving 52 dead and hundreds injured. The city, and indeed the world, was shocked. It was the third...

No more speeding tickets on I-25 — they’re history

No one can get a speeding ticket in Jerusalem anymore because the traffic is so bad. No one can drive faster than 15 miles per hour there. Substitute “Denver,” or,...

HIAS and the wisest Jewish use of $55 million

It is a sign of success for a Jewish organization to fulfill its mission. HIAS has done so. It is now time to devote the great proportion of Jewish resources to...