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Trump reflects on 'personal connection' to Judaism

Trump reflects on 'personal connection' to Judaism

President Donald Trump highlighted his various accomplishments of the past year in a conference call to leaders of the Jewish community. In advance o ...

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New York University on notice to act on leftists' discriminatory statement

New York University on notice to act on leftists' discriminatory statement

Human rights advocates are awaiting a response from New York University President Andrew Hamilton after writing letters urging him to take firm actio ...

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My Pashtun Rabbi: a search for truth in the Muslim world

My Pashtun Rabbi: a search for truth in the Muslim world

A Jewish American working in the United Arab Emirates fears hostility but finds humanity in this debut memoir, My Pashtun Rabbi: a Jew's se ...

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Daniel Pipes: the one country that is not submitting to Islam

Daniel Pipes: the one country that is not submitting to Islam

No European head of government talks remotely like Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. For example, he recently spoke of building in Hu ...

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Pat Buchanan: the growing list of America's enemies

Pat Buchanan: the growing list of America's enemies

Friday, deep into the 17th year of America's longest war, Taliban forces overran Ghazni, a provincial capital that sits on the highway from Kabul ...

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Edwin Black: Prosecutor extends UCLA disruption probe as Jewish groups extend criminality approach on other campuses

Edwin Black: Prosecutor extends UCLA disruption probe as Jewish groups extend criminality approach on other campuses

Los Angeles city prosecutor Spencer Hart, who is reviewing the belligerent shutdown of a Students Supporting Israel panel at the University of Califo ...

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Pat Buchanan: Does tribalism trump democracy?

Pat Buchanan: Does tribalism trump democracy?

On July 19, the Knesset voted to change the nation’s Basic Law. Israel was declared to be, now and forever, the nation-state and national ho ...

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Noted American leftist identifies where media misses on covering Trump

Noted American leftist identifies where media misses on covering Trump

Noted leftist Noam Chomsky, who is no fan of President Donald Trump, denies that Russian meddling was decisive in the 2016 election. Speaking on the ...

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Evangelical Christians push to change refugee designation for Palestine

Evangelical Christians push to change refugee designation for Palestine

On Monday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI) the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, kicked off its annual Washington DC Summit. The ga ...

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The new means for terrorists to extend their reach

The new means for terrorists to extend their reach

As Israel moves more Iron Dome anti-missile batteries to its border with Gaza, Hamas terrorists are moving forward with plans to spread their arson-b ...

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Israel makes advance in lunar probe

Israel makes advance in lunar probe

Israel will launch a spacecraft in December that will land on the moon next February. SpaceIL, an Israeli nonprofit, was founded in 2011 and has rece ...

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Required reading to understand the Land of Israel

Required reading to understand the Land of Israel

Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel by Rabbi Yotav Eliach engraves a comprehensive and well documented history of Eretz Yisrael, that is, in my o ...

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Yad Vashem erases photo of Hitler and Mufti al-Husseini meeting

Yad Vashem erases photo of Hitler and Mufti al-Husseini meeting

Is Yad Vashem rewriting history? Changes at the world's premier Holocaust museum in Jerusalem seem to be suggesting that it is seeking to downpla ...

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Edwin Black: pro-Israel groups pursue criminal aspects of disruptions

Edwin Black: pro-Israel groups pursue criminal aspects of disruptions

Disruptions of pro-Israel events by anti-Israel groups continue to intensify into physical aggression and violence across campuses and even into the ...

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What souvenir will William Duke of Cambridge bring back from the Holy Land?

What souvenir will William Duke of Cambridge bring back from the Holy Land?

While it is known that Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge and grandson of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, will soon visit Israel, rumors are rife ...

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Edwin Black: International Farhud Day stymies invented Palestinian history

Edwin Black: International Farhud Day stymies invented Palestinian history

When International Farhud Day was proclaimed at a conference convened at the United Nations headquarters on June 1, 2015, its proponents wanted to ac ...

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Is America's policy toward Iran backfiring?

Is America's policy toward Iran backfiring?

U.S. threats to crush Iran and North Korea may yet work, but as of now neither Tehran nor Pyongyang appears to be intimidated. Repeated references ...

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Dan Hotels opens Tel Aviv location linking art, tech and innovation

Dan Hotels opens Tel Aviv location linking art, tech and innovation

Dan Hotels, Israel has announced the opening of a new business property in the center of Tel Aviv. At an investment of NIS 40 million, this new hotel ...

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Hamas terrorists' went with 'knife, dagger, and gun' in clash at Israel-Gaza border

Hamas terrorists' went with 'knife, dagger, and gun' in clash at Israel-Gaza border

Two Palestinian Facebook pages and a forum directing rioters in Gaza gave explicit instructions to murder and kidnap Israelis on May 14, the day the ...

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Hamas turns down humanitarian aid, despite hundreds wounded

Hamas turns down humanitarian aid, despite hundreds wounded

The Hamas terrorist organization turned down two large truckloads of humanitarian aid from Israel on Tuesday. The shipment was intended to relieve me ...

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Star Parker: Trump affirms America's dedication to the Hebrew Bible

Star Parker: Trump affirms America's dedication to the Hebrew Bible

The problems that plagued America in the past, and that plague America today, trace to abandonment of the great truths: these great truths rooted in the Hebrew Bible.

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Dershowitz: Media incentivizes terrorism

Dershowitz: Media incentivizes terrorism

Harvard Law Professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz stated on Wednesday that media coverage of the Palestinian assault on Israel's border on Monday ...

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Latin nations follow Trump's lead in Jerusalem

Latin nations follow Trump's lead in Jerusalem

Following the relocation of the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem on Monday, Guatemala is planning to make a similar move on Wednesday and open its own new e ...

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Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel: new book gives context to Trump's move on Jerusalem

Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel: new book gives context to Trump's move on Jerusalem

Judaism Zionism and the Land of Israel. Yotav Eliach. Dialog Books, 2018. 807 pp. Rabbi Yotav Eliach’s new book, Judaism, Zionism and the La ...

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The politics of anti-Catholicism among Trump's critics

The politics of anti-Catholicism among Trump's critics

We at the Catholic League know better than anyone how incredibly hypocritical many of today’s anti-defamation pundits, activists, and entertain ...

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No Democrats at U.S. embassy event in Jerusalem

No Democrats at U.S. embassy event in Jerusalem

Observers at the ceremony in Israel that marked the opening of the American embassy in Jerusalem noted that not a single elected Democrat was there t ...

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Patrick Buchanan: Trump should not trash Iran deal just yet

Patrick Buchanan: Trump should not trash Iran deal just yet

This week may determine whether President Trump extricates us from that cauldron of conflict that is the Middle East...

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ADL report downplays Islamist terrorism at Los Angeles airport

ADL report downplays Islamist terrorism at Los Angeles airport

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) just released a new, misleading report entitled “A Homegrown Threat: Islamist Extremist Plots In The United St ...

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Edwin Black: why new book 'Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel' fills a void

Edwin Black: why new book 'Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel' fills a void

For decades, Rabbi Yotav Eliach, esteemed principal of Rambam Mesivta High School in Long Island, has accumulated his teachings, writings, and those ...

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Jews are warned against wearing skullcaps in Germany

Jews are warned against wearing skullcaps in Germany

Josef Schuster, who as the head of Germany’s Central Council of Jews is the most prominent leader of the Jewish community in that country, advi ...

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Danger posed to pregnant women by commonly used painkiller

Danger posed to pregnant women by commonly used painkiller

Prolonged use of acetaminophen -- a pain-reliever that sometimes goes under the Tylenol trade name -- has been linked to increased risk of (auti ...

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Who's who as the war in Syria internationalizes

Who's who as the war in Syria internationalizes

The latest chapter has only recently started. The Russian military and Syria State TV said two Israeli war planes carried out strikes on a Syrian air ...

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Among U.S. Catholics, environment tops persecution of Mideast Christians

Among U.S. Catholics, environment tops persecution of Mideast Christians

According to a poll conducted by McLaughlin & Associates for Aid to the Church in Need-USA, 40 percent of American Catholics believe that Christi ...

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Saudi Prince affirms new policy on Israel

Saudi Prince affirms new policy on Israel

Saudi Arabia's crown prince said in an interview on Monday that Israelis are entitled to live peacefully in their own land, a remarkable s ...

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Terrorist infiltration warrants Trump's proclamation on vetting immigrants

Terrorist infiltration warrants Trump's proclamation on vetting immigrants

On February 28, 2018, the Zionist Organization of America filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the Court”) brief with the United States Sup ...

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Turkey defies Trump as war with Israel looms

Turkey defies Trump as war with Israel looms

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for an "army of Islam" to attack Israel. In February, the Yeni Safak daily ran an arti ...

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When real examples of torture don't bother the UN

When real examples of torture don't bother the UN

The March 26 editorial in the New York Times will go down in history as its most radical defense of abortion. It's hard to see how it can ever to ...

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Netanyahu said America and Israel are painting the world blue

Netanyahu said America and Israel are painting the world blue

Addressing the annual meeting of the American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke warmly ...

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Author Edwin Black offers 'secret' history of Balfour Declaration and the founding of Israel

Author Edwin Black offers 'secret' history of Balfour Declaration and the founding of Israel

New York Times best-selling historian Edwin Black, author of IBM and the Holocaust, appears March 20 at 7 PM at Manhattan East Synagogue to launch a ...

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Israel thwarts over 100 terrorist attacks monthly

Israel thwarts over 100 terrorist attacks monthly

The IDF's Central Command has been carrying out massive operations to thwart planned terrorist attacks, particularly in and around Hebron, Defens ...

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Lessons learned by living under Islamism

Lessons learned by living under Islamism

My father's generation in Iran lived in an environment in which the Islamist party of the country's ...

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Senate moves on denying funds to Palestinian terror

Senate moves on denying funds to Palestinian terror

The Senate is preparing to vote on the Taylor Force Act that links US financial assistance to the Palestinians with a verifiable end to the Palestini ...

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Pat Buchanan: Can America avoid another war in the Middle East?

Pat Buchanan: Can America avoid another war in the Middle East?

Candidate Donald Trump may have promised to extricate us from Middle East wars, once ISIS and al-Qaida were routed, yet events and people seem to be ...

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Do we know what Jesus Christ wore?

Do we know what Jesus Christ wore?

Over the past few decades, the question of what Jesus looked like has cropped up again and again. Much has been made of a digital reconstruction of a ...

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Israel to pay Rwanda to take in African migrants

Israel to pay Rwanda to take in African migrants

Sister Azaet Kidane -- an Eritrean member of the Comboni missionary congregation -- said that Israel is paying the African nation of Rwanda to take i ...

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Why Trump was correct in cutting funds to Palestinians

Why Trump was correct in cutting funds to Palestinians

Last week, the US announced its intention to delay a $65 million payment to UNRWA, the United Nations Reliefs and Works Agency. UNRWA is a UN agency ...

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US slashes funding to UN refugee relief organization

US slashes funding to UN refugee relief organization

The United States will give United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, $60 million in aid but will withh ...

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Patrick Buchanan: In immigration debate, race matters

Patrick Buchanan: In immigration debate, race matters

President Trump "said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist. ... I cannot believe ... any president has ever spoken the words that I .. ...

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Martin Luther King and Israel

Martin Luther King and Israel

Today, our nation honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for his courageous advocacy of nonviolent activism on behalf of the civil rights of African Ameri ...

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Iran's need for perpetual enemies

Iran's need for perpetual enemies

Nikki Haley, America’s formidable ambassador to the United Nations, has done it again. The Iranian uprising has been hard to “see.” ...

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Israel wants to deport illegal alien 'infiltrators' and give them cash

Israel wants to deport illegal alien 'infiltrators' and give them cash

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked officials of the Jewish State to determine whether the forcible deportation of thousands of Afric ...

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Trump addresses Iran's control over political balance in the Middle East

Trump addresses Iran's control over political balance in the Middle East

The Trump Administration's just released National Security Strategy properly identifies Iran as among the important challengers to U.S. security ...

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Trump suggests Obama-Iran collusion for nuclear deal

Trump suggests Obama-Iran collusion for nuclear deal

President Donald Trump claimed that $1 billion in cash given to Iran by Barack Obama was used to fund terrorism and corruption. In a tweet ...

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Pat Buchanan: will a war erase Trump's triumphs?

Pat Buchanan: will a war erase Trump's triumphs?

Asked what he did during the French Revolution, Abbe Sieyes replied, "I survived." Donald Trump can make the same boast.

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Star Parker: Strange logic at the UN

Star Parker: Strange logic at the UN

The U.N. operates on very strange logic. That somehow a democracy of unfree countries voting -- one vote for each country -- produces a result that has something to do with the value of freedom.

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The United Nations: a moral cesspool

The United Nations: a moral cesspool

The vote in the United Nations General Assembly concerning Jerusalem on Thursday wasn’t really about Jerusalem — or even so much about Is ...

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Guatemala moves embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv

Guatemala moves embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv

Guatemala's president announced on Sunday that the Central American country will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, becoming the first nati ...

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Pope Francis: 'Winds of war' are blowing

Pope Francis: 'Winds of war' are blowing

On Christmas Day, speaking to crowds assembled in St Peter's Square in the Vatican City, Pope Francis called on the nations of the world to ...

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NATO ally condemns Trump over UN resolution on Jerusalem

NATO ally condemns Trump over UN resolution on Jerusalem

In a 128-to-nine vote on Thursday, the U.N. condemned President Donald Trump’s decision to move the American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to ...

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Trump takes UN to the woodshed

Trump takes UN to the woodshed

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the countries in the international body that the Trump administration "will be taking na ...

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Muslim recognition of West Jerusalem is a win for Trump and Israel

Muslim recognition of West Jerusalem is a win for Trump and Israel

Last week in Istanbul, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) recognized East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine. They made the announcemen ...

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Trump takes stand against U.N. Security Council

Trump takes stand against U.N. Security Council

"On Chanukah, you spoke like a Maccabi. You lit a candle of truth," Netanyahu said, thanking Haley and Trump for vetoing an anti-Israel U ...

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War with Iran, anyone?

War with Iran, anyone?

In the run-up to Christmas, President Donald Trump has been the beneficiary of some surprisingly good news and glad tidings. On Sunday, Vladimir P ...

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Respected Muslim scholar speaks on Trump's embassy move in Israel

Respected Muslim scholar speaks on Trump's embassy move in Israel

President Donald Trump’s decision to comply with the decades-old intention of the United States to move the American embassy within Israel had ...

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Trump keeps his word in the Middle East

Trump keeps his word in the Middle East

Courage: President Trump kept his word to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel while three past presidents failed to keep theirs. In 1995, ...

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Jonah Goldberg: Trump puts fact before fiction in Jerusalem

Jonah Goldberg: Trump puts fact before fiction in Jerusalem

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Turkish president cites Islamic text to justify killing Jews

Turkish president cites Islamic text to justify killing Jews

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan invoked a Muslim hadith commonly used by Hamas and other terrorist supporters to sanction killing Jews during ...

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Muslim group blasts NYC for response to terrorism

Muslim group blasts NYC for response to terrorism

The family of the alleged terrorist bomber Akayed Ullah -- who is accused of detonating a pipe bomb in New York City on Monday -- released a statemen ...

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Muslims rage while Israel rejoices over Trump's embassy move

Muslims rage while Israel rejoices over Trump's embassy move

On Friday, at least two rioters were killed during clashes with the Israeli army along the border of the Gaza strip. A missile fired from Hamas-contr ...

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Groundswell to draft radical Keith Ellison for U.S. Senate

Groundswell to draft radical Keith Ellison for U.S. Senate

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) is being proposed by leftists and progressivists as a replacement for fellow Democrat Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota, who ...

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Trump's Jerusalem move is a down payment for peace

Trump's Jerusalem move is a down payment for peace

It’s starting to sound like a plan. Since the beginning of the Oslo “peace process,” it has been assumed that Israel has more to ...

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Armstrong Williams: Moving embassy to Jerusalem is the right thing to do

Armstrong Williams: Moving embassy to Jerusalem is the right thing to do

Sometimes it is hard to do the right thing, but that doesn’t make it any less right.  Such is the case with Donald Trump and his announcem ...

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Alveda King: POTUS delivers on promise to Israel and America

Alveda King: POTUS delivers on promise to Israel and America

It's December 2017, and Christmas bells are ringing again in America as President Trump's promise keeping roll is continuing. The POTUS " ...

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Moving U.S. embassy in Israel to cost millions and several years

Moving U.S. embassy in Israel to cost millions and several years

Speaking at the White House on Wednesday, President Donald Trump said that the United States will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the modern st ...

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Pope Francis urges caution in Trump's embassy move to Jerusalem

Pope Francis urges caution in Trump's embassy move to Jerusalem

Pope Francis called for the "status quo" to be respected with regard to locating foreign embassies to Israel in Jerusalem. The pontiff&rsqu ...

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Edwin Black: Pacifist Mennonites--From Nazi Perpetrators to Anti-Israel Boycotters

Edwin Black: Pacifist Mennonites--From Nazi Perpetrators to Anti-Israel Boycotters

Ellen Koontz, a Kansas contract schoolteacher, is asking a federal judge to re-affirm the anti-Jewish boycott campaign begun by Adolf Hitler on April ...

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America's jihadi neighbor

America's jihadi neighbor

Shortly after taking office in November 2015, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on CBC's "1 on 1" argued the importance ...

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Award-winning Edwin Black continues tour commemorating Balfour Declaration

Award-winning Edwin Black continues tour commemorating Balfour Declaration

New York Times bestselling author Edwin Black will conclude his three-week, coast-to-coast lecture series commemorating the Balfour Declaration 100 Y ...

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The enemies of Kurdistan are the enemies of the United States

The enemies of Kurdistan are the enemies of the United States

“The Kurds have no friends but the mountains,” goes a traditional Kurdish saying. No friends but the mountains and Israel would be more a ...

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Prime Minister Theresa May commemorates historic Balfour Declaration

Prime Minister Theresa May commemorates historic Balfour Declaration

Here follows the published text of British Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech given at a November 2, 2107 dinner in London which marked the ce ...

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Inter-faith campus group defends Israel's right to exist

Inter-faith campus group defends Israel's right to exist

A delegation of Israeli Arabs who are fighting the delegitimization of the Jewish state on college campuses remain committed to sharing their message ...

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Why it is an American interest to save Christians of the Middle East

Why it is an American interest to save Christians of the Middle East

On October 25, Executive Director Robert Nicholson delivered the following remarks at the annual summit of In Defense of Christians at the National P ...

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Award-winning Edwin Black on 12-city tour commemorating Balfour Declaration

Award-winning Edwin Black on 12-city tour commemorating Balfour Declaration

New York Times bestselling author Edwin Black has launched a three-week, coast-to-coast lecture series commemorating the Balfour Declaration and its ...

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The disaster of Kirkuk: Made in Iran

The disaster of Kirkuk: Made in Iran

Iraqi forces took Kirkuk city from the Kurds this week with hardly a shot fired. Twenty-two Kurdish fighters were killed in the sporadic and di ...

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The Washington swamp leading the country into endless war in the Mideast

The Washington swamp leading the country into endless war in the Mideast

"The Kurds have no friends but the mountains,” is an old lament. Last week, it must have been very much on Kurdish minds. As their U.S ...

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Report: terrorists pose as refugees, intelligence agency warns

Report: terrorists pose as refugees, intelligence agency warns

Hizballah terrorists are exploiting Germany's refugee policy and entered the country as part of the recent wave of Middle East migrants, accordin ...

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Trump's policies produce rare agreement in Middle East

Trump's policies produce rare agreement in Middle East

On Saturday, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman telephoned President Donald Trump and voiced strong support for the latter's "firm strate ...

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Edwin Black: Hillel International at a crossroads: feud resolution or escalation

Edwin Black: Hillel International at a crossroads: feud resolution or escalation

Part 5 of Edwin Black's latest 5-part investigative series, "Hillel at the Crossroads," is based on more than 100 interviews in 4 count ...

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How to understand the coalescing of radical alliances worldwide

How to understand the coalescing of radical alliances worldwide

Radical Muslims are focused on destroying and delegitimizing Israel – the historic homeland of the Jewish People — and they fan the flame ...

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R.I.P.: Shmuel Moreh, scholar and linguist

R.I.P.: Shmuel Moreh, scholar and linguist

Iraqi Jews in Israel and abroad are mourning the death, on the second day of the Jewish New Year, of Professor Shmuel Moreh, 85, emeritus professor o ...

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Russian cruise missile attack in Syria may signal US departure

Russian cruise missile attack in Syria may signal US departure

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Christians donate to sweet business in Holy Land

Christians donate to sweet business in Holy Land

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Edwin Black: Hillel International at a crossroads: Accusations of intimidation in Boston

Edwin Black: Hillel International at a crossroads: Accusations of intimidation in Boston

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Edwin Black: Hillel International at a crossroads: NEU Hillel protests 'Fear-based tactics'

Edwin Black: Hillel International at a crossroads: NEU Hillel protests 'Fear-based tactics'

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Edwin Black: Hillel International at a crossroads; how things broke down in Boston

Edwin Black: Hillel International at a crossroads; how things broke down in Boston

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A tough, humanitarian response needed for migrant crisis

A tough, humanitarian response needed for migrant crisis

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Edwin Black: Hillel International at a crossroads; Who is responsible?

Edwin Black: Hillel International at a crossroads; Who is responsible?

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Crossing the Rubicon: Trump administration offers most constructive statement yet about Mideast peace

Crossing the Rubicon: Trump administration offers most constructive statement yet about Mideast peace

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Iranian missile factory in Syria

Iranian missile factory in Syria

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Walid Phares' ideas become White House foreign policy actions

Walid Phares' ideas become White House foreign policy actions

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