Opinion

Erdoğan and the Sins of Turkey

By Noa Lazimi Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seizes every opportunity to criticize the IDF’s moral fighting in Gaza, echoing the false Palestinian “resistance” narrative...

Waiting for War in Haifa

By Gidon Ben-Zvi Metula, Shlomi, Kiryat Shmona, Margaliot. These were small quaint towns before Oct. 7. Today, they are virtual moonscapes, where abandoned farms are...

How António Guterres Betrayed the Jews

By Ben Cohen Back in February, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres delivered a speech at the Ohel Jakob synagogue in Munich in which he struck most...

American Jews and the 2024 Presidential Election: It’s More Complicated Than It Seems

By Solomon D. Stevens The upcoming presidential election is presenting American Jews with a heartbreaking dilemma, and it is even causing some Jews to condemn...

Bump Stocks Are Back — Watch Out!

semi-automatic rifle equipped with a bump stock is not a “machine gun” under federal law “because it does not fire more than one shot...

‘Civilian’ Terrorists

Since the dramatic rescue of four hostages in Gaza on June 7 — in a daring, daytime raid that matched the intensity, tension, guile...

A Palestinian State Will Perpetuate the Chaos

By Dan Diker and Khaled Abu Toameh Discussions on recognizing or creating a Palestinian state in the aftermath of Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel...

On Har Herzl With Ilan Cohen

By Alan Newman Our three-week visit to Israel was an exhausting but inspiring amalgam of activities focused on post-Oct. 7 solidarity with soldiers, hostages’ families...

Developing a Strategy to Proactively Address Hate and Antisemitism

By Wayne Pines The war in Gaza and college campus sieges have been front-page news for many months. Now, as students go home, there are...

The Cost of Altruism

By Steve Rosenberg For millennia, the Jewish people have upheld the noble concept of tikkun olam, the idea that individuals bear responsibility for healing and...