Opinion Headlines

  1. Israel.   “Presbyterians Join the Anti-Israel Choir 6-23-14
  2. Israel.  Hamas.  “The U.N. Handmaiden of Hamas” by Claudia Rosett   8-8-14
  3. Israel.  Palestinians. “LTE.  “Hard  See Israel and the Palestinians Making Peace.”   8-9-14
  4. Israel.  “Moving Targets in Israel” by Diana Bletter [Are sirens and bomb drills the new normal?] 7-31-14
  5. Israel.  Let Israel Decide.  7-23-14
  6. Israel.  LTE. “Our Allies Shouldn’t Have to Outflank the White House.”  8-22-14
  7. Israel.  The Moral Chasm Between Israel and Hamas.  By Gen.  James T. Conway  7-25-14
  8. Israel’s Gaza Offensive.  [The country had little choice after Hamas rejected a ceasefire.]  7-18-14
  9. Israel. “The Parliament of Palestine.” [British MPs show the extent of their anti-Israel leanings.] 10-18-14
  10. Israel. “Bibi and Barack on the Rocks.” By Bret Stephens. 10-28-14
  11. Israel. “Obama Belittles Israel.” [The latest snubs and sneers won’t help U.S. interests in the Mideast. ] 10-31-14
  12. Israel. “Is Jerusalem in Israel? Ask the Supreme Court.” By Akiva Shapiro. [The State Department says no, Congress says yes. Now the justices will decide a case involving a boy’s passport.] 11-1-14
  13. Israel. “Let the President Decide on Jerusalem.” [The Supreme Court is asked t weigh in on the matter of a child’s birthplace, a passport and U.S. Policy on Israel.] 11-7-14
  14. Israel. “The War on the Israeli Home Front.” By Yossi Klein Halevi. [Tuesday’s massacre and other recent Palestinian attacks in Jerusalem have been intimate, the terrorism of neighbors. 11-19-14
  15. Jihad in Jerusalem. [Palestinians can’t murder their way to a self-governing state.] 11-19-14
  16. Israel. “From an Era of Refugee Millions, Only Palestinians Remain.” By Andrew Roberts. 11-22-14
  17. Israel. LTE. “Jihad in Jerusalem Has Nothing to Do With Statehood.” 11-26-2014
  18. Israel. LTE.   “Arab Denial of Israel Means there Will Never Be Peace.” 12-1-2014
  19. Israel. “You Need a Law to Affirm Israel’s Jewish Identity?” by David Ellenson et. al. [The proposed bill may inflame Israel’s Arab citizens and provide fodder for its critics.] 12-2-14
  20. Israel. “Rinsing Israel Out of Europe: The Zionistfrei Movement.” By Brendan O’Neill. [In Britain, France, Spain, and Beyond, a drive to ban products from the Jewish state is picking up speed.] 12-10-14
  21. Israel. “Behind Israel’s Jewish ‘State” Uproar. By Joel H. Golovensky. [Many democracies also explicitly embrace their ethnic identity. The U.S. is unusual in not doing it.] 12-16-14
  22. Israel. “The Dream Palace of the Arab.” By Bret Stephens. […the question of Palestinian statehood ranked very low…]   1-6-15
  23. Israel’s Minister Without Apologies. By Bret Stephens. [A rising conservative star says the old formulas for pursuing peace with the Palestinians are obsolete. The two-state solution? Not anytime soon.] 1-10-15
  24. Israel. LTE. “Bennett’s Tough Stand Doesn’t Address Old Grievances.” 1-14-15
  25. Israel. “A Speech Netanyahu Must Give.” By Bret Stephens. 2-3-15
  26. Israel. “Netanyahu’s Capitol Hill Debacle.” By William Galson. [The Israeli leader and House speaker are risking a rupture in U.S.-Israel relations.] 2-18-15
  27. Israel. “Speech of the Year.” [Team Obama turns the Netanyahu address into a global event.” 2-27-15
  28. Israel. LTE. “Mr. Netanyahu’s Visit: Trying to Contain Israel or Iran?” 2-25-15
  29. Israel. LTE. “Netanyahu, U.S. Diplomacy and Stopping Iran’s Nukes.” 2-27-15
  30. Israel and the Democrats. By Bret Stephens. [“…As for Israel, at least it will be able to say that it gave fair warning to the Democrats of the historic betrayal in which they are being asked by the president to participate…] 3-3-15
  31. Israel. “Netanyahu’s Challenge.” [The Israeli Prime Minister takes apart the looming Iran deal.] 3-4-15
  32. Israel. “How the White House Botched Bibi’s Speech.” By Karl Rove. [The public-relations assault on an ally gave the address far more attention and import.] 3-5-15
  33. Israel. “Pelosi’s Netanyahu Complaint.” [The Democratic leader wasn’t ‘near tears’ when she courted Assad.] 3-5-15
  34. Israel. “Israel’s Election Cliffhanger.” [A Netanyahu victory would be better news for President Obama.] 3-18-15
  35. Israel. “After Netanyahu’s Victory.” [U.S. Diplomacy needs to understand the shift in Israeli politics.] 3-19-15
  36. Israel. “Obama’s Israel Tantrum.” [The leader of the free world take revenge on an ally.] 3-25-15
  37. Israel. “The Capitulationist.” [President Obama’s Dec. 7, 2013 interview with billionaire Haim Saban.] by Bret Stephens. 3-31-15
  38. Israel. “The Great Political Reversal on Israel.” By William McGurn. [The Buchananites have vanished from the GOP, while the left turns against the Jewish state.] 3-31-15
  39. Israel. LTE. “Nonenforcement of Resolution 1701.” 4-17-15
  40. Israel. “Israel Alone.” By Bret Stephens. [“…the president is marching us past the point of no return on a nuclear Iran…”] 4-21-15
  41. Israel. “Congress Can Fight the Boycott Israel Movement.” By Peter J. Roskam. [Trade-promotion legislation should discourage Europe from its economic attacks on the Jewish state.] 5-26-15
  42. Israel. LTE. “American Law and Boycotting Israel.” 6-2-15
  43. Israel. “How Obama Abandoned Israel.” By Michael B. Oren. [Netanyahu and the president both made mistakes, but only one purposely damaged U.S.-Israel relations.] 6-16-15
  44. Israel. LTE. “What Do Changes Between Israel and the U.S. Portend?” 6-20-15
  45. Israel. “The U.N.‘s Israel Inquisition.” [Another skewed report that blames the Jewish state for war crimes.] 6-25-15
  46. Israel. “Israel’s Choice: Conventional War Now, or Nuclear War Later.” By Norman Podhoretz. [There was no ‘better deal’ with Iran to be had. Now this calamitous one offers Tehran two paths to the bomb.] 7-29-15
  47. Israel. “Palestine: The Psychotic Stage.” By Bret Stephens. [The truth about why Palesinians have been seized by their present blood lust.] 10-13-15
  48. Israel. “The Knives of Jerusalem.” [The cause and meaning of the new wave of Palestinian terror.] 10-16-15
  49. Israel. “Abbas: ‘We Welcome Every Drop of Blood Spilled in Jerusalem.’” By Tzipi Hotovely. [Palestinian leaders have created a culture of death that is motivating the latest violent terrorism.] 10-19-15
  50. Israel. LTE. “Hate-Inspired Violence and Double Standards.” 10-20-15
  51. Israel. LTE. “Hold Abbas to Account for His Terror Appeal.” 10-22-15
  52. Israel. LTE. “More Cowardly Murders Will Not Bring Peace.” 10-26-15
  53. Israel. “A Boy’s Discovery Rebuts Temple Mount Revisionism.” [Palestinians deny Jewish roots at the holy site, but a newly unearthed artifact confirms historical truths.] 10-26-15
  54. Israel. “The Quakers, No Friends of Israel.” By Alexander Joffe and Asaf Romirowsky. [A benign reputation masks a tough campaign to boycott the Jewish state.] 11-6-15
  55. Israel. “The Palestinian People Ask: Where Is Israel’s F.W. de Klerk?” by Saeb Erekat. [If a two-state solution fades away, Israel will consolidate apartheid across all of Palestine.] 11-7-15
  56. Israel. “Palestinian State of Denial.” By Bret Stephens. [You do not make peace with enemies. You make peace with former enemies.] 11-10-15
  57. Israel. LTE. “The AFSC Explains Its Views on Palestine.” 11-11-15
  58. Israel. LTE. “Palestinians Must Confront Self-Inflicted Ills.”  11-14-15
  59. Israel. “Those Israel Boycotts Are Illegal.” By Eugene Kontorovich and Steven Davidoff Solomon. [In many cases, educational associations that shun Israel may be sued for violating their charters.] 12-2-15
  60. Israel. LTE. “Fashionable Boycotts Can Be Very One-sided.” 12-12-15
  61. Israel. “Facebook and Israel: What’s Not to ‘Like’? Lots, It Seems.” By Sheila Kugel. [An experiment: Make one anti-Israel page and one anti-Palestinian page. See what happens.
  62. Israel. “Where Does All That Aid for Palestinians Go?” by Tzipi Hotovely.  [An outsize share of per capita international aid, even as the Palestinian Authority funds terrorists.] 1-25-16
  63. Israel. “Pushback for Anti-Israel Academics.” By Cary Nelson. [The American Historical Association recognized that its own credibility was on the line in a recent vote.] 1-29-16
  64. Israel. “Israel Looks Beyond America.” By Bret Stephens. [How many allies does President Obama think the U.S. can afford to squander?] 2-16-16
  65. Israel. LTE. “Israel as Pariah State and the False Narrative.” 3-5-16
  66. Israel. “Divesting of Campus Outrage.” [Columbia professors resist an anti-Israel smear campaign.] 3-22-16.
  67. Israel. “March Madness, the Anti-Semite B racket.” By Ruth R. Wisse. [Israeli Apartheid Week may be coming to a campus near you. An antidote, not complicity, is needed.] 3-24-16
  68. Israel. LTE. “Many See the BDS Movement as Anti-Semitic.” 4-7-16
  69. Israel. “The Anti-Israel Money Trail.” By Bret Stephens. [Pro-Palestinian campus activists have some ‘very smelly’ financial supporters.] 4-26-16
  70. Israel. “The Improbable Happiness of Israelis.” By Avinoam Bar-Yosef. [Global surveys find Israel high on happiness and life-satisfaction rankings – despite threats all around.] 5-10-16
  71. Israel. “The Anti-Israel Poisoning Starts Young.” By Micah Lakin Avni. [Palestinian schools honor the killers of my father, a teacher. This would break his heart.] 5-18-16
  72. Israel. LTE. “For Any Lasting Peace, Stop the Hatemongers.” 5-23-16
  73. Israel. “Netanyahu Against the Generals.” [A case pits Israel’s faith in democracy against the views of its military brass.] 5-24-16
  74. Israel. LTE. “Netanyahu Supports IDF’s Full, Fair Probe.” 5-27-16
  75. Israel. “Democrats vs. Israel.” [Sanders puts two hostile voices on the party’s platform committee.] 5-28-16
  76. Israel. “A Political Earthquake in Israel.” By Wm. A. Galston.  [Netanyahu now face his most serious challenge since taking office in 2009.  6-8-16
  77. Israel. “Guess Which Country the U.N. decries Now” by Janice Halpern.  (W.H.O.)  6-15-16
  78. Israel. “At the U.N., Only Israel Is an ‘Occupying Power.”  By Eugene Kontorovich and Penny Grunseid.  [What about Russia in Crimea, Armenia in parts of Azerbaijan, or what Vietnam did in Cambodia.]  9-14-16
  79. Israel. “Obama’s Israel Sequester.”  [He arm-twists an ally to do an end-run around Congress.]  9-16-16
  80. Israel. LTE. “The Outrage of BDS Is Suspiciously Selective.”  9-17-16
  81. Israel. LTE.  “Israel Did Very Well to Get $3.8 Billion in Annual Aid.”  9-27-16
  82. Israel. “Shimon Peres:  Israel’s Last Founding Father.”  By Bret Stephens.  9-29-16
  83. Israel. LTE.  “Remember That Shimon Peres Strove for Peace.”  10-6-16
  84. Israel. “Rewriting the History of Jerusalem.”  By Victoria C. Gardner Coates.  [For Unesco and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Israel’s capital is anything but Jewish.]  10-10-15
  85. Israel. LTE.  “Curating Jerusalem in Our Contentious Times.”  10-19-16
  86. Israel. “Obama’s Israel Surprise?”  [Fears grow of a final days presidential ambush at the U.N.]  11-1-16
  87. Israel. “Why diplomats Are Agog at Trump’s Ambassador to Israel.”  By Vivian Bercovici. [The foreign service resents any outsiders who leapfrog to the top – no matter their skills and qualifications.]  12-20-16
  88. Israel. “Trump’s Capital Idea.”  [A U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem won’t hurt the chances for peace.]. 12-21-16
  89. Israel. “Obama’s Parting Betrayal of Israel.”  By John Bolton.  [Trump must ensure there are consequences for supporting U.S. Security Council Resolution 2334.]  12-27-16
  90. Israel. “Kerry’s Rage Against Israel.”  [The Secretary doesn’t understand why his peace talks failed.]  policy, an isolationist mood is no surprise.]  12-29-16
  91. Israel. “The War on Israel Never Ends.”  By Douglas J. Feith.  [Settlements aren’t the issue.  Many of the Jewish state’s enemies don’t even believe in its right to exist.]  12-29-16
  92. Israel. “On Palestinian Statehood.”  By Bret Stephens.  [The heretical views of Trump’s ambassador to Israel recommend hi for the job.]  1-10-17
  93. Israel. “The U.N. Can find Balance in the Middle East.”  By Einat Wilf and Adi Schwartz.  [After its censure of Israel, the security council needs to send a similar warning to Palestinian maximalists.]  1-13-17
  94. Israel. “Stop American Aid to the Palestinians Until the Terror Ceases.”  By David Aufhauser and Sander Gerber.  [Trump halted an 11th hour transfer of $221 million.  But more can be done to end pensions for killers.]  1-28-17
  95. Israel. “Democrats Turn Against Israel.” By Andrew Stein and Douglas Schoen. [In 1972 ours was the first party to back moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.] 3-20-17
  96. Israel. “Good Schools Aren’t the Secret to Israel’s High-Tech Boom.” By Naftali Bennett. [How did a country so small become a technology hub? By inculcating an ethos of entrepreneurship.] 3-21-17
  97. Israel. “Pay for Slay in Palestine.” [U.S. aid becomes a transfer payment for terrorists.] 3-28-17
  98. Israel. “Why is J Street Calling Israel an ‘Occupier’?” by Alan Clemmons. 4-4-17
  99. Israel. “Scientists Take a Stand Against Academic Boycotts of Israel.” By Ruth R. Wisse. [How can scholars reconcile opposition to the Trump travel ban with blacklists aimed at the Jewish state?] 4-20-17
  100. Israel. “Russia Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital.  Why Can’t the U.S.?” by Eugene Kontorovich. [Trump must soon decide whether to move the embassy.  Doing so would help promote peace.]  5-15-17
  101. Israel. “Trump Wavers on Jerusalem.” [He reneges on a promise to recognize the city as Israel’s capital.]  5-20-17
  102. Israel. “Israelis and Palestinians as Co-Workers.”  By Oded Revivi.  [Opportunity, not separation, is the key to peace.]  5-22-17
  103. Israel. “The Trump Jerusalem Waiver.”  [The President made the embassy move a test of U.S. credibility.]  6-2-17
  104. Israel. “The Paradoxical Peril of Easy U.S.-Israel Relations.” By Daniel Pipes.  [A little tension is what keeps Jerusalem from acceding to Washington’s typically poor judgment.]  6-2-17
  105. Israel. Terrorists.  “Hezbollah in the Bronx.”  [The feds say the Iran-backed militia recruited agents in the U.S.]  6-12-17
  106. Israel. “Why Israel Removed the Metal Detectors.”  By Daniel Pipes.  [The security services will do anything to prevent another intifada, including prop up Mahmoud Abbas.]  7-26-17
  107. Israel. “From Negotiator to Autocrat.”  (Bookshelf by Adam Rubenstein)  “The Last Palestinian”  by Grant Rumley and Amir Tibon. [Mahmoud Abbas is nothing if not a shrewd politician.  One does not enter the 12th year of a four-year term by being a political neophyte.]  8-2-17
  108. Israel. “Hezbollah Is Running Rings Around U.N. Monitors in Lebanon.”  By Danny Danon.  [The Security Council should expand the force’s mandate – and make sure they do their jobs.]  8-21-17
  109. Israel. “How Do Palestinians Define ‘Terrorism’?”  by Jonathan Schanzer and Grant Rumley.  [As the U.S. moves to cut aid, setting out a clear legal meaning would be a good step.] 9-12-17
  110. Israel.  “Move the Embassy to Jerusalem and Promote Peace.”  By Daniel B. Shapiro.  [Such a move would make clear that the U.S. supports Israel’s claim to the city’s western part.]  10-25-17
  111. Israel. “A Plan to Start Disentangling Israel and the Palestinians.”  By Peter Berkowitz.  [Comprehensive solutions to the conflict are probably out of reach.  Incremental improvements aren’t.]  12-1-17
  112. Israel. “Anti-Israel Activists Subvert a Scholarly Group.”  By Jesse M. Fried and Eugene Kontorovich.  [The American Studies Association boycotted the Jewish state.  It wasn’t by popular demand.]  12-4-17
  113. Israel. “The Zionist Case Against an Embassy Move.”  By Eliora Katz.  [The symbolism isn’t worth the risk to life and stability.]  12-6-17
  114. Israel. “The Reality of Jerusalem.”  [Trump honors a campaign pledge on the Israeli capital.] 12-7-17
  115. Israel. “Trump Recognizes That Humiliating Israel Didn’t Bring Peace.”  By Yoram Hazony.  [The president withstands the howling dismay of the world’s nations to abandon a failed 70-year-old policy.]  12-8-17
  116. Israel. “Pence Visits Israel’s Capital.” By Meir Solveichik. [Multitudes of gentiles are also Zionists. That has no precedent in the Jews’ millennia-long history.] 1-24-18
  117. Israel. “The IRS Campaign Against Israel – and Us.” By Lori Lowenthal Marcus. [It took seven years for Z Street to learn the truth about why our tax-exempt status was delayed.] 2-2-18
  118. Israel. “The U.N. Hates Israel.” [Why does the U.S. still belong to Turtle Bay’s Human Rights Council.?] 3-26-18
  119. Israel. “The Iran-Israel Shadow War.” [The 2015 nuclear deal has financed Iran’s Syria military buildup.] 5-1-18
  120. Israel. “Israel and Its Neighbors Need an Iran Deal Overhaul.” By Danny Danon. [Give inspectors full access to nuclear sites, and stop money and arms flowing to Hezbollah and Hamas.] 5-1-18
  121. Israel.  “America Recognizes One Jerusalem.”  By Eugene Kontorovich.  [The new U.S. Embassy straddles the ‘Green Line,’ refusing to dignify claims of Israeli ‘occupation.’]  5-14-18
  122. Israel.  “From Washington to Jerusalem.”  [Trump fulfilled a campaign promise that others wouldn’t.]  5-15-18
  123. Israel. “The Fracturing of the Jewish People.’ By Wm. A. Galston.   [Israel has become a red state while U.S. Jews remain blue. ] 6-13-18
  124. Israel. “Expose the Palestinian ‘Refugee’ Scam.” By Richard Goldberg and Jonathan Schanzer. [Obama concealed a myth-smashing report. Trump can reveal it to the world.] 7-6-18
  125. Israel.  “Get Over It – Israel Is the Jewish State.”  [Jerusalem come sunder fire for its new Basic Law, which is similar to many European constitutions7-20-18
  126. Israel.  “World Socialism’s Anti-Israel Turn.”  By Elliot Kaufman.  [Shimon Peres could once be the honorary president.  No more.]  7-23-18
  127. Israel.  “Advice for a Palestinian ‘Icon’.  By Daniel J. Arbeas.  [Ahmed Tamini, 17, and her peers shouldn’t be content as the next generation of cannon fodder.]  8-15-16
  128. Israel.  “Palestinians, You Don’t Have to Live Like a Refugee.”  By Alex Joffe and Asaf Romirowsky.  [Trump is right to defund Unwra, whose anti-Israel propaganda undermines efforts to make peace.]  9-7-18
  129. Israel.  ‘Shutting Down the PLO.”  [The U.S. stops indulging Palestinian hostility to Israel.} 9-11-18
  130. Israel.  “The Many Faces of Jew-Hatred.”  By Ruth Wisse.  [Anti-Semitism is a politics of misdirected blame.  Today its most frequent target is the state of Israel.]  11-1-18
  131. Israel.  “Israel Is Making Arab Friends.”  By Joshua s. Block.  [‘Hatikva” plays in Abu Dhabi, Netanyahu visits Oman, and the ‘cold peace’ with Egypt gets warmer.]  11-5-18
  132. Israel.  “Airbnb’s Anti-Israel Hypocrisy.”  By Eugene Kontorovich.  [The tech company will operate anywhere and serve anyone – except Jews in the West Bank.]  11-26-18
  133. Israel.  “Refute Palestinian Lies to Promote Mideast Peace.”  By Max Singer.  [There’ no ‘occupied’ territory, and the Jews have been in Israel for thousands of years.]  12-7-18
  134. Israel.  “The True-State Solution.”  By Daniel J. Arbess.  [Follow the map the British drew in 1922 which put Arab and Jewish Palestine across the Jordan River.]  1-3-19
  135. Israel.  “Will Netanyahu Go to Riyadh?”  by Karen Elliott House.  [A meeting between Israel’s prime minister and Saudi Arabia’s crown prince would make sense.]  1-7-19
  136. Israel.  “Israel’s Dangerous Dalliance With China.”  By Ilan Berman.  [The Jewish state needs an agency to review foreign investments in sensitive areas of its economy.]  1-14-19Israel.  “Trump’s Mideast ‘Deal of the Century’ May Be a Raw One for Israel.”  By Daniel Pipes.  [His plan is a closely held secret, but the signals look worrying for supporters of the Jewish state.]  1-24-19
  137. Israel.  “Trump’s Mideast ‘Deal of the Century’ May Be a Raw One for Israel.”  By Daniel Pipes.  [His plan is a closely held secret, but the signals look worrying for supporters of the Jewish state.]  1-24-19
  138. Israel.  “The Education of Ilhan Omar.”  [Democratic leaders rebuke their anti-Israel freshman colleague.]  2-12-19
  139. Israel.  “For the ACLU, Antipathy to Israel Trumps Antidiscrimination.”  By Eugene Kontorovich.  [Laws against boycotting the Jewish state are patterned after those that protect gays and lesbians.]  2-12-19
  140. Israel.  “Why Do Americans Care About Israel?”  [To understand look to Aipac’s Policy Conference.]  3-22-19
  141. Israel.  “Israel’s Golan Heights.”  [U.S. recognition of Israeli sovereignty sees the Middle East as it is.]  3-22-19
  142. Israel.  “40 Years of Peace Between Israel and Egypt.”  By Dennis Ross and David Makovsky.  [Sadat and Begin gambled everything, and the bet paid off.]  3-26-19
  143. Israel.  “Trump’s Golan Decision Is Moral and Strategic.”  By Lindsey Graham. [The vicious regime in Syria shouldn’t be rewarded for trying to conquer Israel in 1967.]  3-26-19
  144. Israel.  “Netanyahu’s Triumph.”  4-11-19
  145. Israel.  “Netanyahu and Jewish Destiny.”  By Jonathan Kolatch.  [Israel’s prime minister was once a moderate.  Will he now lead the right to the Promised Land.]  5-9-19
  146. Israel.  “International Law Backs The Trump Golan Policy.”  By Michael R. Pompeo and David Friedman.  [For decades Syria has defied a U.N. mandate to negotiate with Israel.]  5-15-19
  147. Israel.  “Palestinians Need to Get Real About Israel.”  By Walter Russell Mead.  [The focus should be on prosperity and good government, not perpetual resistance.]  5-21-19
  148. Israel.  “What’s Beijing Doing in Haifa?”  by Wm. A. Galston.  [Chinese investment across the Holy Land threatens the U.S.-Israel relationship.]  5-29-19
  149. Israel.  “Israel’s Election Do-Over.”  “Netanyahu falls victim to his own political success.”  5-31-19
  150. Israel.  “The Culture War Behind Israel’s Political Crisis.”  By Jason Willick.  [An ultra-Orthodox rabbi explains the Jewish schism over traditionalism.] 6-7-19
  151. Israel.  “Take the Palestinians’ ‘No’ for an Answer.” By Eugene Kontorovich.  [They’ve rejected every peace initiative.  Their no-show this week in Bahrain should be the last.]  6-24-19
  152. Israel. “Trump Can’t Make Peace by Wishing the Palestinians Away.” By Raghida Dergham. [If he wants to broker the ‘deal of the century,’ he has to oppose Israeli plans to annex the West Bank.] 7-18-19
  153. Israel. “Thelma and Louise Go to Israel.” By Wm. McGurn. [Prepare for a bumpy ride. Tlaib and Omar are in the Democratic Party driver’s seat.] (“…Their trip to Israel will give them a global stage that practically guarantees incendiary language on the “occupation…”) 7-23-19
  154. Israel. “The U.N. Agency for Palestinians is Even Worse Than You Imagine.” By Alex Joffe and Asaf Romirowsky. [A report alleges sexual misconduct, nepotism and retaliation by several Unrwa officials.] 8-7-19
  155. Israel’s Election Is Full of Wild Cards.” By Jonathan Kolatch. [The result could help bridge the religious-secular divide. Or it could end the Netanyahu era.] 9-17-19
  156. Israel. “Netanyahu Holds On” [Three lessons from Israel’s stalemated politics.] 9-27-19
  157. Israel. “Proceed With Caution on a Defense Pact With Israel.” By Douglas J. Feith. [A treaty looks attractive to both Washington and Jerusalem, but potential pitfalls remain.] 9-27-19
  158. Israel. “Iran Opens a Second Front Along Israel’s Border.” By Jonathan Spyer. [The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and its proxies control Syrian land near the Golan Heights.] 10-3-19
  159. Israel. “Art of the Deal, Palestine Version.” [Trump’s unconventional diplomacy is on display in Israel and the Balkans.] 1-29-20
  160. Israel. “Tromp Tries ‘Constructive Resignation’ in the Mideast.” [by Douglas J. Feith. [It may not work, but trying to give Palestinian Arabs what they want has failed for a century.] 1-30-20
  161. Israel. “Israel’s Conservative Consensus.” [Netanyahu beats expectations in the country’s third election.] 3-4-20
  162. Israel. “Israel’s New Diplomatic Moment. By Jonathan Spyer. [Trump’s peace plan calls attention to Palestinian division and the collapse of the Arab political order.] 3-4-20
  163. Israel. “A Divided Israel’s Unity Government.” [Netanyahu will stay on for 18 months and then give way to Gantz.] 3-28-20
  164. Israel. “The Palestinians Need to Make Bold Moves.” By Walter Russell Mead. [Facing crisis, they should follow Arafat’s example by agreeing to negotiations.] 5-19-20
  165. Israel.  “Don’t Buy the ‘Annexation’ Hype.”  By Eugene Kontorovich.  [Applying Israeli civilian law to West Bank settlements wouldn’t preclude peace or violate Palestinian rights.]    6-24-20
  166. Israel.  “Netanyahu Needs to Slice the Annexation Salami.”  By Walter Russell Mead.  [His base is more useful to him hungry, and Israel’s neighbors and allies can’t stomach a full meal of it.]   7-2-20
  167. Israel.  “More Arab-Israeli Harmony.”  [Bahrain follows the U.A.E. in recognizing the Jewish state.]    9-12-20
  168. Israel.  “The Long Road to Israel’s Very Good Month.”  By Walter Russell Mead.  [The Jewish state has become too valuable to the Arab world to be treated as a pariah.]   9-15-20
  169. Israel.  “How Rabin’s Assassination Gave New Life to Oslo.”  By Natan Sharansky and Gil Troy.  [The murder of the Israeli prime minister should be remembered as a blow not to peace but to democracy.]   11-4-20
  170. Israel.  “Coexistence Comes to an Israeli Soccer Field.”  By Benny Avni.  [Beltar Jerusalem fans once shouted, ‘Death to the Arabs!’  Now one owns half the team.]   12-14-20
  171. Israel.  “Biden, Bibi and Bhutan.”  [Another diplomatic normalization shows Israel’s greater clout.]   12-15-20
  172. Israel.  “Islamabad Warily Weighs Establishing Ties With Israel.”  By Sadanand Dhume.  [As Arab nations warm toward Jerusalem, the prime minister says they’re putting ‘pressure’ on him.]   1-8-21
  173. Israel.  “Only Netanyahu Can Go to Nazareth.”  By Shahar Azani.  [Will it be this prime minister, of all people, who finally woos Arab Israelis off the political sidelines?]   3-4-21
  174. Israel.  “The Abbas Who Is Shaking Up Israeli Politics.” By Elliot Kaufman.  [The head of the Arab Ra’am Party may be pivotal to the Netanyahu government’s survival.]  4-6-21
  175. Israel.  “Appropriating ‘Apartheid’ to Bash Israel.”  By Warren Goldstein.  [Human Rights Watch traduces the scared memories of South African victims.]   5-11-21
  176. Israel.  “Hamas Tests Israel – and Biden.”  [Iran’s Palestinian ally reignites its conflict with the Jewish state.]   5-12-21
  177. Israel.  “A Third Intifada Is Unlikely, but Hamas Is Trying to Start One.”  By Jonathan Spyer.  [Jerusalem is a powder keg, but the shift of the focus to Gaza reduces the prospects of unity against Israel.]   5-12-21
  178. Israel.  “Israel’s Iron Dome Advantage.”  [Missile defense again shows its military and diplomatic benefits.]   5-14-21
  179. Israel.  “Almost Nothing You’ve Heard About Evictions in Jerusalem Is True.”  By Avi Bell and Eugene Kontorovich.  [Neutral application of property law becomes an international incident because a landlord is a Jew]  5-15-21
  180. Israel.   “Biden, the Democrats an Israel..  [The left demands an Israel-Hamas cease-fire, but on whose terms?]   5-19-21
  181. Israel.  “After the Israeli Cease-Fire.”   5-21-21
  182. Israel.  “Hatred of Jews Hardens Israel’s Resolve.”  By Walter Russell Mead. [Anti-Semitic violence is un-American and threatens Biden’s Mideast agenda.]   5-25-21
  183. Israel.  “The Rise of Woke Anti-Semitism.”  By Gerald Baker.  [It’s the oldest hatred, but its resurgence signals a wider disturbance in society’s soul.]   5-25-21
  184. Israel.  “The Demonization of Benjamin Netanyahu.”  By Ron Dermer.  [He’s simply an Israeli patriot, but detractors called him an enemy of peace, even a Republican.]   6-12-21
  185. Israel.  “Israel’s Electoral Lessons for the West.”  “A new government takes power but many parties led to years of stalemate.]   6-14-21
  186. Israel.  “Israel’s Surprising Consensus on the Palestinian Issue.”  By Micah Goodman.  [The hybrid government can bridge the political divide, which no longer reflects an ideological one.]   7-15-21
  187. Israel.  “Ben & Jerry’s Boycott Could Cost Unilever.”  By Eugene Kontorovich.  [The decision to shun Israel has legal implications in many states and perhaps even at the federal level.]   7-22-21
  188. Israel.  “Israel’s Tech Boom Will Include Arabs.”  By Orit Farkash-Hacohen.  [A new satellite called Ramadan symbolizes the effort to expand the workforce.]   8-12-21
  189. Israel.  “Israel in Afghanistan’s Shadow.”  [The new PM lobbies Washington on Iran amid chaos in Kabul.]  8-27-21
  190. Israel.  “Blinken Seems Intent on Sparking a Crisis Over Jerusalem.”  By Eugene Konotorovich.  [The State Department wants to open a consulate to the Palestinians there despite Israel’s objections.]   10-26-21
  191. Israel.  “The U.N.’s Israel Libel Machine Expands.”  [It creates a permanent commission to attack the Jewish State.]  12-28-21
  192. Israel.  “The ‘Apartheid’ Libel of Israel.”  [Amnesty International all but says the Jewish state shouldn’t exist.]   2-1-22
  193. Israel.  “There’s Apartheid in the Holy Land, but Not in Israel.”  By Eugene Kontorovich.  [Palestinian law makes selling land to Jews a crime punishable by death, often without trial.]   2-9-22
  194. Israel.  “Israel, Russia and the U.S. Moral Abdication.”  By Natan Sharansky.  [Obama’s fecklessness in Syria and the Iran deal forced Jerusalem to choose survival over its principles.]   3-7-22
  195. Israel.  “What’s Behind the New Wave of Terrorism Against Israel.”  By Jonathan Spyer.  [It’s religious in character but unorganized, and it’s a reflection of overall Sunni Arab political futility.]   4-12-22
  196. Israel.  “Israel Never Targets Journalists.”  By Yair Lapid.  [Palestinians refused a joint investigation into the death of Shireen Abu Akleh.]   6-10-22
  197. Israel.  “Israel, Armenia and Presbyterians.”   [An American Church has a glaring double standard when it comes to settlements.”   6-17-22
  198. Israel.  “Boycotting Israel Isn’t Free Speech.”  By Eugene Kontorovich.  [The Eighth Circuit rejects the ACLU’s argument as Unilever agrees to sell ice cream in the Jewish state.]   7-6-22
  199. Israel.  “A Century of U.S.-Israel Ties.”  By Walter Russell Mead.  [Congress supported a Jewish state in 19222, and the conspiracy theories began.]   9-6-22
  200. Israel.  “Israel Falls for Lebanon’s Treaty Bait-and-Switch.”  By David Schenker.  [Jerusalem gave away almost everything in maritime talks after Beirut demanded even more.]   10-12-22
  201. Israel.  “Israel’s ‘Iron Triangle of Peace.’”  By Benjamin Netanyahu.  [Soft power is effectual only when you can back it up with military and economic strength.]   10-19-22
  202. Israel.  “A Decisive Win for Netanyahu.”  11-3-22
  203. Israel.  “Israel’s Right Wing Coalition Gets the cold Shoulder From Biden.”   By Eugene Kontorovich.  [Many on the left warn that democracy is in peril, just because the government they back isn’t in power.]   11-8-22
  204. Israel.  “Behind the Global Surge in Anti-Semitism.”  By Walther Russell Mead.  [Despite likely friction, relations between the U.S. and Israel have a strong foundation.]   12-6-22
  205. Israel.  “Israel’s New government Isn’t What You’ve heard.”  by Bezalel Smotrich.  [Contrary to U.S. media reports, we seek to bring the Jewish state closer to the American model.]   12-28-22
  206. Israel.  “The Case for a ‘Constitutional Truce’ in Israel.”  By Yohanan Pleasner.  [There’s a need for judicial reform, but the Supreme Court plays a crucial role in safeguarding democracy.]  1-11-23
  207. Israel.  “Israel’s Supreme Court Claims a Veto on Political appointments.”  By Eugene Kontorovich.  [The intervention is a timely lustration of why the new government seeks to reform the tribunal.]   1-23-23
  208. Israel.  “Kenneth Roth’s Reward for Slandering Israel.”  By Dominic Green.  [The former head of Human Rights Watch will move to Harvard, underlining how foolish policy get made.]   1-25-23
  209. Israel.  “Netanyahu’s Judicial Reform Doesn’t Go Far Enough.”  By Richard B. Mukasey. [ Israel should establish rules of standing and recognize the distinction between policy and law.]  2-27-23
  210. Israel.  “Israel Needs Judicial Reform – but How?”   [The right may have to compromise.  The left may have to calm down.]  3-13-23
  211. Israel.  “Netanyahu’s Bid for a Role in Zionist History.”  By Walter Russell Mead. [Amid foreign crises, Israel’s leader must satisfy religious and secular Jews at home.]   3-14-23
  212. Israel.  “Netanyahu’s Judicial-Reform Blunder.”  By Wm.  A. Galston.  [Facing discord, his government should step back and make room for compromise.]   3-22-23
  213. Israel.  “Netanyahu Offers to Compromise.”  [Israel’s ruling coalition suspends its judicial reform to negotiate.]   3-28-23
  214. Israel.  “Netanyahu Takes a Judicious Pause.”  By Wm. A. Galston.  [The decision was wise and necessary.  Now, a path lies in President Herzog’s proposal.]   3-29-23
  215. Israel.  “What’s Next for Netanyahu’s Judicial Reform.” By Elliot Kaufman.  [The prime minister wanted to avoid a fight, but the country needed one.  Can the two sides compromise?]   3-31-23
  216. Israel.  “Israel Isn’t Perfect, but It’s an Example for the Mideast.”  By Nadim Koteich.  [It’s citizens are fighting over the rule of law, while many of its neighbors are merely fighting.]   4-11-23
  217. Israel.  “Israel’s 75-Year Odyssey From Left to right.”   By Elliot Kaufman.  [the Jewish state has lived up to its miraculous creation, but not in the way its founders expected.]   4-26-23
  218. Israel.  “Israel at 75 Is Threatened but Strong.”  By Walter Russell Mead.  [It can no longer take its relationship with the U.S for granted, but it may not need to.]   5-16-23
  219. Israel.  “Elon Musk Is Right About George Soros – and Not Anti-Semitic.”  By Alan M. Dershowitz.  [The Hungarian-born billionaire has done more than anyone to turn Americans against Israel.]   5-22-23
  220. Israel.  “Israel’s anti-Majoritarian Majority.”  By  Wm. A. Galston.  [Judicial reform might have reawakened the country’s long-dormant centrists.]   6-28-23
  221. Israel.  “What Does Biden Have Against Israel?”  7-14-23
  222. Israel.  “Biden and the Anti-Israel Democrats.”  [The President has a change of heart on Netanyahu, sort of.]   7-19-23
  223. Israel.  “Israel’s Judicial Panic Attack.”  [Compromise is the way out of the mess, and Joe Biden’s help isn’t needed.]   7-25-23
  224. Israel.  “The Hamas Big fish who Got Away.”  By Laura Blumenfeld.  [Israel had an opportunity to kill Mohammed Deif in 2003, and Yahya Sinwar was in prison until 2011.]   9-17-23
  225. Israel.  “The Oslo Accords Began Israel’s Folly With the Palestinians.]  by Amir Avivi.  [Negotiating with PLO leader Arafat instead of other local leaders has led to intractable conflict.]   9-19-23
  226. Israel.  “Trump Isn’t Alone in Gaining from Indictment.”  By Amit Segal.   [Benjamin Netanyahu’s standing in Israeli polls shot up as soon as he was under investigation.]  9-20-23
  227. Israel.  “Israel’s Use of Intelligence.”  (Bookshelf by John Bolton.)  “Target Tehran.”  By Yonah Jeremy Bob and Ilan Evyatar.   [Unlike the U.S. and other Western Nations, Israel can’t afford the luxury of assuming that the Iranian regime has good intentions.]   9-26-23
  228. Israel.  “The American the Israeli Left Loves to hate.”  (The Weekend Interview with Mosha Koppel by Elliot Kaufman. )  [The Kohelet Forum takes on judges, bureaucrats, and the legacy of socialism to build a more democratic, free and Jewish state.]   9-30-23
  229. Israel. “Fifty Years Since We Almost Lost Israel.”  By S. Abraham Ravid.  [The Yom Kippur War Proved the Jewish State’s Strength.]    10-6-23
  230. Israel.  “Israel Needs To Destroy Hamas.”  By Daniels Pipes.  [The Terror group’s rule is too high a price to pay to avoid engagement in Gaza.]   10-9-23
  231. Israel.  “Israel Faces Its 9/11.”  By Gil Troy.  10-9-23
  232. Israel.  “Four Steps for the U.S. to Help Israel.”  By Mitch McConnell.  [Make munitions transfers, offer intelligence support, and impose costs on state sponsors of terrorism.]  10-10-23
  233. Israel.  “Hamas’s al-Aqsa Lie Has a Long and Disgraceful History.”  By Douglas J. Feith.  [The pro-Nazi mufti of Jerusalem first accused the Jews of targeting the Muslim holy site.]   10-10-23
  234. Israel.  “The Beginning of the End for Netanyahu.”   By Wm. A. Galston.  [His strong suit was security.  He ended up presiding over a disastrous failure.]   10-11-23
  235. Israel.  “Harvard Shrugs at Jew-Hatred.”  By J.J. Kimche.  [A late, feeble response to student groups that excuse Hamas.]   10-11-23
  236. Israel.  “Hamas’s American Casualties.”  [Fourteen U.S. citizens dead, 20 missing, and some held hostage.]   10-11-23
  237. Israel.  “Israeli Victory Is Critical to U.S. Interests.”  By Seth Cropsey.  [A timely show of American strength would deter Russian meddling and Chinese opportunism.]   10-11-23
  238. Israel..  “Peace, Deterrence and Other Gods That Failed.”  [Years of Israeli restraint and Western lecturing look different as the scales have fallen from our eyes.]   10-11-23
  239. Israel.  “This Isn’t Israel’s 9/11, It’s Dunkirk.”  By Ashley Rindsberg.  [The Jewish state’s position is far more perilous than that of the U.S. in 2001.]   10-12-23
  240. Israel.  “Hamas Explains How they Did It.”    10-12-23
  241. Israel.  “The Moral Duty to Destroy Hamas.”  By Walter E. Block and Alan G. Futerman.  [Israel is entitled to do whatever it takes to uproot this evil, depraved culture that resides next to it.]  10-12-23
  242. Israel.  “Byond the Instagram War.”  By Emma Osman.  10-13-23
  243. Israel.  “What Israeli Victory Would Look Like.”  (The Weekend Interview with Yonah Jeremy Bob by Elliot Kaufman.)  [To achieve its objectives in Gaza and secure the Jewish state, Jerusalem needs to turn the tables on Tehran.]   10-14-23
  244. Israel.  “Hamas Targets Jews but Slaughters Indiscriminately.”  By Tunku Varadarajan.  [One victim was a nurse from the Philippines.]  10-14-23
  245. Israel.  “Biden, Deterrence and Iran.”  [Tehran has to know its targets are at risk if it escalates the war.]   10-16-23
  246. Israel.  “Hamas’s Enablers Should Take Gaza Refugees.”  By Mark Dubowitz and Jonathan Schanzer.  [Instead of flooding into Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, the displaced should go to Iran, Turkey and Qatar.]   10-16-23
  247. Israel.  “’Our Enemies Are the CEOs…Our Comrades Are in Gaza.”  By Allysia Finley.  [The SEIU equivocates about Hamas atrocities, as some lower level leaders side with he terror group.]   10-16-23
  248. Israel.  “The October Horror Is Something New.”  By Peggy Noonan.  [It was savagery as strategy, and surely calculated to elicit a particular response.]   10-14-23
  249. Israel.  “The Siege of Hamas Is No War Crime.”  By Eugene Kontorovich.  [Israel’s critics level false war-crimes charges to keep the Jewish state from defending itself.]   10-17-23
  250. Israel.  “A Decent Outcome Is Possible in Gaza.”  By Daniel Pipes.  [Under Jerusalem’s pervious rule, their economy boomed.]   10-18-23
  251. Israel.  “The Gaza Hospital and the Missing Aid.”  [Hamas seals from a U.N. refugee agency, which plays along.]   10-18-23
  252. Israel.  “Why It’s Obvious Iran Approved Hamas’s Attack.”  By Shay Khatiri.  [If you understand how the Islamic Republic’s power centers work, it becomes clear what happened.]   10-18-23
  253. Israel.  “Hamas’s Hospital Lie and the Laws of War.”  [The jihadists directly target civilians.  Israel and the West don’t.]   10-19-23
  254. Israel.  “How Hamas Caught U.S. and Israeli Intelligence Unaware.”  By Jack Devine.  [One clear lesson is that human intelligence – that is, old-fashioned spying – has been neglected.]   10-20-23
  255. Israel.  “Israel Mourns and Prepares for War.”  By Bernard-Henri Levy.  [Two weeks ago, the Jewish state was bitterly divided.  Now it is united in a just and necessary defense.]   10-21-23
  256. Israel.  “Israel Needs to Dig Deep and Fortify.”  By Peggy Noonan.  [It was attacked because it was vulnerable, and its next steps could place it in even greater peril.]   10-21-23
  257. Israel.  “Why Hamas Atrocities Lead the Left to Hate Israel More.”  By Shaney Mor.  [‘Cognitive dissonance reduction’ requires vilifying the victim to uphold one’s prejudices.]   10-21-23
  258. Israel.  “Hamas Mortally Threatens Israel’s Existence.”  By Michael Oren.  [If the state is unable to protect Jews, as it was on Oct. 7, it has lost its purpose.]   10-23-23
  259. Israel.  “Echoes of Beirut 1983 in Israel Today.”  [Iran-backed terrorists killed 241 Americans without paying a price.]   10-23-23
  260. Israel.  “Israel Needs Unconditional Surrender.”  By Jerome M. Marcus.  [The Jewish state’s goal in Gaza should be the same as the Allie’s in Germany after World War II.]   10-24-23
  261. Israel.  “Your Periodic Reminder that Evil Is Real.”  By Lance Morrow.  [Hamas’s atrocities force us to confront the concept, though it doesn’t take long for equivocation to begin.]  10-25-23
  262. Israel.  “Can Israel win the Message War?”  by Daniel Henninger.  [The head of the U.N. is already mouthing a new conventional wisdom about Hamas.]   10-26-23
  263. Israel.  “How the Saudis Can Help.”  By Michael Segal.  [MBS should endorse Israel’s right to exist and assemble a force to govern Gaza.]    10-26-23
  264. Israel.  “A Refusenik in a Country at War.”  (The Weekend Interview with Natan Sharansky by Tunku Varadarajan.)  [The Israeli statesman on the 2005 Gaza withdrawal, the Palestinian’s prospects for democracy, Ukraine and the Russia-Iran axis.]   10-28-23
  265. Israel.  “Hamas Puts Its Pogrom on Video.”  [The scenes of Oct. 7 explain why this Israeli war is different.]   10-28-23
  266. Israel.  “Israel Tries to Part the Fog of War.”  By Peggy Noonan. [Footage captured by dash and security cameras and the terrorists themselves make the horror clear.]   10-28-23
  267. Israel.  “Anti-Semitism Poisons America.”  By Walter Russell Mead.  [Attacks on Jews are also attacks on our ideals of liberalism and pluralism.]   10-31-23
  268. Israel.  ”Hamas’s Second-Stage Strategy.”  By Wm.  McGurn.  [It wants Israel to kill civilians in Gaz so it can use their deaths in the propaganda war.]   10-31-23
  269. Israel.  “The Global War on the Jews.  [Anti-Semitism surges, even in the West, which shows why Israel exists.]   10-31-23
  270. Israel.  “The Battle of Civilization.”  By Benjamin Netanyahu.  [This isn’t only Israel’s war.  If Hamas and Iran win, you will be their next target.  But we will prevail.]   10-31-23
  271. Israel.  “Netanyahu’s Amalek vs. Hamas’s Jihad.”   By Eli Federman.  [The latter is literal and primitive, the former, metaphorical and modern.]  11-1-23
  272. Israel.  “A U.S. Ultimatum for Qatar:  Stop Sheltering Hamas.”   By Rihard Goldberg.  [If Doha continues backing the terror group, it should be held accountable for American hostage’s deaths.]   11-1-23
  273. Israel.  “Cancel Culture Won’t Defeat Hamas.:  by Vivek Ramaswamy.  [DeSantis and Haley target campus speech in an attempt to seem tough on terror.]   11-3-23
  274. Israel.   “A Warning to Law Schools.”  [“The recent outbreak of open anti-Semitism on U.S. college campuses has been shocking, and it speaks to the anti-Western indoctrination that has been cultivated for decades at American universities…”]  11-3-23
  275. Israel.  “An Israeli ‘Pause’ Would Help Hamas.”  [Why would the jihadists give up their hostage leverage so easily?]   11-4-23
  276. Israel.  “Israel Needs a New Leader.”  By Peggy Noonan.  [Benjamin Netanyahu has proved he isn’t up to the job of protecting and uniting his country.]  11-4-23
  277. Israel.  “BDS Reaches the West Bank of the Delaware.”  By Sierra Dan McClain.  [Philadelphia officials shrink from criticizing a boycott of restaurants owned by ‘Zionists.’]   11-6-23
  278. Israel.  “Iran Might Have Miscalculated I Gaza.”  By Walter Russell Mead.  [It had an interest in dividing Israel from Arab states.  So far that hasn’t happened.]   11-7-23
  279. Israel.  “Obama, Hamas and ‘Complicity.”  By Elliot Kaufman.  [The former president seeks to shift the blame for the attack on Israel.  He ought to look in the mirror.]   11-7-23
  280. Israel.  “Hamas Defenders Wield Words as Weapons.”  By Gerard Baker.  [Their rhetoric seeks to convince us that right is wrong, justice is tyranny, terrorism is heroism.]   11-7-23
  281. Israel.  “’Social’ Justice Is Injustice.”  By Matthew Solomson and Tal Fortgang.  [Support for Hamas derives from the fashionable idea that power determines what is right and wrong.]  11-8-23
  282. Israel.  “Campus Anti-Semitism in 1970.”  By Jonathan Kellerman.  [An encounter with fringe lunatics then gave a foretaste of today’s bitter hatred.]  11-9-23
  283. Israel.  “The Global South’ Isn’t all Pro-Hamas.”  By Sudanand Dhume.  [India has sided with Israel, and many other developing countries have an interest in seeing it win its war.]   11-9-23
  284. Israel.  “The Theology of Hamas.”  By Ed Husain.  “Islamism, incubated in the 1920s, belittles Islam’s sacred text for barbaric ends.”  11-10-23
  285. Israel.  “Hamas Attack Reminds Europeans of the Virtue of Sovereignty.”  By Joseph C. Sternberg.  [‘Deport anti-Semites’ isn’t the answer, but at lest politicians are addressing the question.]   11-10-23
  286. Israel.  “The Scenes of Genocide I Saw in Israeli Morgues.”  By Qanta A. Ahmed.  [This wasn’t an emotional frenzy of killing like the programs of the 1880s.  it was methodically planned.]   11-11-23
  287. Israel.  “The Day After Israeli Victory.”  [The peace process can’t return to regularly scheduled programming.]   11-13-23
  288. Israel.  “Obama’s Lesson for Rashida Tlaib.”  By Wm. McGurn.  [The ex-president makes Israel’s moral equivalence to Hamas socially respectable.]   11-14-23
  289. Israel.  “The West Should Welcome Gaza Refugees.”  By Danny Danon and Ram Ben-Rarak.  [Europe and the U.S. accepted millions who fled earlier wars.]   11-14-23
  290. Israel.  “The Battle of al Shifa Hospital.”  [Hamas operates from beneath Al Shifa and won’t let patients out.]   11-15-23
  291. Israel.  “Ultra-Orthodox Israelis Are Joining the Army.”  By Yehoshua Pfeffer.  [Hamas’s atrocities spark a rethinking of the religious-secular status quo that dates back to 1948.]   11-15-23
  292. Israel.  “The Humanitarian-Crisis War.”  By Daniel Henninger.  [Hamas knew that after Oct. 7 the narrative would shift to Israel’s isolation.]   11-16-23
  293. Israel. ”The Hostages Divide a United Israel.”  By Wm.  A. Galston.  [The military believes its campaign will free the, while relatives prefer diplomacy.]   11-22-23
  294. Israel. ”The Hostages Divide a United Israel.”  By Wm.  A. Galston.  [The military believes its campaign will free them, while relatives prefer diplomacy.]   11-22-23
  295. Israel.  “Now Israel Is Fighting the Clock.”  By Dominic Green.  [With a hostage deal and cease-fire in place, Hamas has seized control of the war’s timetable.]   11-24-23
  296. Israel.  “Lessons in Leadership From the Hebrew Bible.” (The Weekend Interview with Meir Solovelchik by Barton Swaim.)  [An orthodox rabbi grapples with the evident shortcomings of America’s political class.]  11-25-23
  297. Israel.  “The U.N.’s Treatment of Israel Is Shameful.”  By Eli Cohen.  [The global body allows itself to be exploited by those opposed to its charter and goals.]   11-27-23
  298. Israel.  “Hamas Holds Everyone Hostage.”  11-27-23
  299. Israel.  “Don’t Give Gaza to the Palestinian Authority.”  By Eugene Kontorovich and Itamar Marcos.  [Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party is no better than Hamas.  It has celebrated the Oct. 7 attacks.]   11-27-23
  300. Israel.  “Democrats Want ‘Conditions’ on Israel.”  [Senators are telling the Jewish state how it must fight against Hamas.]  11-28-23
  301. Israel.  “The Real Reason Iran Hates Israel.”  By Reuel Marc Gerecht and Ray Takeyh.  [The anti-Semitic regime in Tehran believes Jews guide and control American policy in the Middle East.]   11-28-23
  302. Israel.  “Hamas Seizes the Advantage.”  By Daniel Henninger.  [After the massacres of Oct. 7, the burden is now on Israel to end the war in Gaza.]   11-30-23
  303. Israel.  “Who the Israelis Are Releasing.”  [The women and children include convicted killers and violent teenagers.]  11-30-23
  304. Israel.  “The Biden-Blinken Rules of War.”  [The U.S. tells Isarel how to fight in Gaza, which could help Hamas.]   12-2-23
  305. Israel.  “Revive Trump’s ‘Vision’ for Israeli-Palestinian Peace.”  By Michael Oren and Jason Greenblatt.  [Palestinians rejected this two-state solution that’s the only proposal Israelis might accept.]   12-4-23
  306. Israel.  “The True Face of the Anti-Israel Movement.”  [The leader of CAIR celebrated Oct. 7 in his own words.]   12-9-23
  307. Israel.  “The Rape of the Israeli Women.”  By Peggy Noonan.  [It was deliberate and systematic.  Why has the left been disbelieving, silent or equivocal?}   12-9-23
  308. Israel.  “Israel’s Message in Gaza to Iran and Hezbollah.”  By Vonah Jeremy Bob.  [Jerusalem, no longer afraid of taking the offensive, shows it is willing to go to the mat if pushed too far.]  12-11-23
  309. Israel.   “The Primitive Pacifism of Pope Francis’ Lecture to Israel.”  By David R. Rivkin and Peter Berkowitz.  [The Catholic Church developed must0-war theory, but the pontiff doesn’t seem to understand it.]   12-14-23
  310. Israel.  “Biden’s Rising Tension With Israel.”  [The IKDF takes grave risks to satisfy the President’s demands.]   12-15-23
  311. Israel.  “Some Surprising Truths About Israeli Politics.” By Walter Russell Mead.  [The country is united, Netanyahu is down but not out, and peace still has a chance – eventually.]   12-16-23
  312. Israel.  “The Houthi Assault on Shipping.”  [Iran is ultimately responsible for the attacks by its proxy.]   12-18-23
  313. Israel.  “How Jews Escaped Their Dismal Fate.”  By Alan G. Futerman and Walter E. Block.  [Liberalism calls on them to outsource their protection to the goodwill of others.  That failed time and again.]  12-18-23
  314. Israel.  “Hamas Sees Peace as Weakness.”  By Ahmed Fouad Alkhatib.  [It destabilizes the Mideast with terrorism each time Arabs try to normalize relations with Israel.]   12-19-23
  315. Israel.  “Hezbollah Has Already Opened the Northern Front.”  By Jonathan Spyer.  [The buffer zone has moved south of the border, and the Israel Defense Forces face daily mortar attacks.]   12-22-23
  316. Israel.  “Anti-Zionism Is Deadlier Than Antisemitism.”  By Joshua Muravchik.  [Wiping Israel off the map would necessarily entail extinguishing the lives of millions of Jews.]  12-23-23
  317. Israel.  “Israel’s Three Prerequisites For Peace.”  By Benjamin Netanyahu.  [We must destroy Hamas, demilitarize Gaza, and deradicalize the whole of Palestinian society.]   12-26-23
  318. Israel.  “IDF Faces a Harsh Reality in Southern Gaza. “  by  Yonah Jeremy Bob.  [Fighting is fiercer in Khan Younis, and it won’t be easy to kill Hamas leaders and rescue hostages.]   12-30-23
  319. Israel.  “Gaza Can’t Be Peaceful Without Jews.”  by Eugene Kontorovich.  [Living ‘side by side’ doesn’t mean much if only one side is expected to do it.]   1-3-24
  320. Israel.  “Israel’s Justices Divide and Rule.”  [No time like a war to grab new posers and reignite old arguments.]   1-3-24
  321. Israel.  “A Dictator Can’t Bring Peace to Gaza.”  By Natan Sharansky and Bassem Eid.  [Western and Arab nations need to take control and develop civil society before elections can take place.]   1-4-24
  322. Israel.  “Your Aid Dollars for Palestinian Terrorists.”  [Biden’s preferred rulers of Gaza still pay monthly stipends to murderers.]   1-5-24
  323. Israel.  “Joe Biden and bob Casey Fail the Israel Test.”  By David McCormick.  [Watching videos of Hamas atrocities reinforced my opposition to their policy of appeasing Iran.]   1-8-24
  324. Israel.  “When Terrorists Talk, They Listen.”  (The Weekend Interview with Steve Stalinsky and Yigal Carmon by Elliot Kaufman.)  [The Middle East Media Research Institute fights Hamas by telling the world what its leaders are saying.]    1-13-24
  325. Israel.  “Palestinian ‘Pay for Slay’ Keeps Growing.”  1-16-24
  326. Israel.  “Can Biden and Blinken Read the Room?”  ‘The Israeli public is in no mood today to give Palestinians a state.]   1-19-24
  327. Israel.  “Israel’s ‘Genocide’ Rebuttal.”  1-25-24
  328. Israel.  “Israel’s Prime Minister at War.”  (The Weekend Interview with Benjamin Netanyahu by Tunku Varadarajan.  [He is determined to crush Hamas, diplomatic about the Biden administration, and optimistic about peace with Saudi Arabia.]   1-27-24
  329. Israel.  Foreign Affairs.  “The U.N.’s War on Israel.”   1-27-24
  330. Israel.  “UJnrwa, Hamas and the ‘Genocide’ Smear Against Israel.” By Naftali Balanson.  [South Africa’s case at the ICJ is built on reports from groups with links to terrorist organizations.]   1-30-24
  331. Israel.  “Israel’s Untold Gaza Progress.”  [Israel’s Defense Forces are winning against Hamas but need more time.]   2-5-24
  332. Israel.  “Overvaluing Hostages Is Israel’s Weakness.”  By Michael Siegal.  [The 2011 deal hat freed Gilad Shalit led to the taking of hundreds more.]   2-7-24
  333. Israel.  “Ghost Town on the Gaza Border.”  By Tunku Varadarajan.  [Residents of the Nir Oz kibbutz once welcomed Palestinians into their homes.  Now, Amit Siman Tov says, “Our trust has gone.  Completely gone.’”]   2-10-24
  334. Israel.  “The Case Against Israel Rests on Lies.” By Isaac Herzog.  [Among them is a quote of mine that South Africa grossly distorted in its presentation to the ICJ.]   2-12-24
  335. Israel.  “Rafah Is Crucial to a Hamas Defeat.”  [Why is Biden opposed to Israel taking the terror group’s last stronghold?]    2-15-24
  336. Israel.  “Antisemitism Rises Again in the British Labour Party.”  By Joseph C. Sternberg.  [Keir Starmer seemed to have solved the problem but turned out to have merely suppressed it.]   2-16-24
  337. Israel.  “ICJ’s New Chief Judge Has a History of Bias Against Israel.”  By Orde F. Kittrie.  [Nawaf Salam has also been a candidate for Lebanese prime minister twice since joining the bench in 2018.]   2-20-24
  338. Israel.  “The Sham Investigation of Unrwa.”  By Peter Anthony Gallo.  [It’s likely to whitewash the organization’s terrorist ties and could even force the offender’s rehiring.]   2-22-24
  339. Israel.  “The Media-Savvy Murderers of Hamas.”  By Daniel Hagari.  [They live-streamed their attacks on Israel and now exploit the civilians of Gaza.]   2-26-24
  340. Israel.  “Hamas’s Agricultural Terorism.”  By Rebecca Sugar.  [The group also attacked farms on Oct. 7, aiming to harm Israel’s food supply and ‘break the community.’]   2-27-24
  341. Israel.  “Netanyahu’s Bold, Realistic Plan for ‘the Day After Hamas.’”  By Daniel Pipes.  [Gazans appear ready to rebuke the terrorists and work with Israel to create a new governing body.]   3-4-24
  342. Israel.  “Hamas’s American Hostages.”  By Wm McGurn.  [The State of the union is a chance to introduce the country to the Gaza Six.]   3-5-24
  343. Israel.  “A Tax Exemption for Supporting Hamas?”  [A new lawsuit accuses Unrwa USA of aiding terror via its donations.]   3-10-24
  344. Israel.  “Biden Draws a ‘Red Line’ for Israel.”  [But the Jewish state can’t defeat Hamas without taking Rafah.]   3-11-24
  345. Israel.  “Hamas’s ‘Operation Ramadan’ —  and Ours.”  By Elliot Kaufman. [Everyone has a plan for the Islamic holy month, and Washington’s demand for a cease-fire has backfired.]   3-11-24
  346. Israel.  “What’s Behind the Propaganda War Against Israel.”  By Gerard Baker.  [The Jewish state has a right to defend itself, Biden seems to say, but it should stop fighting now.]   3-12-24
  347. Israel.  “Mansour Abbas Is an Arab and a Proud Israeli.”  By Tunku Varadarajan.  [The Knesset member’s conciliatory attitude has earned him admirers — and enemies on both sides.]   3-13-24
  348. Israel.  “Chuck Schumer Lectures Israel.”  [Democrats are making Netanyahu a scapegoat to appease the left.]   3-15-24
  349. Israel.  “Israel Will Defeat Hamas in Rafah.”  By Ophir Falk. [We’ve incapacitated most of the terror group.  Rafah is its last stronghold, and we must win there too.]   3-15-24
  350. Israel.  “Democrats Turn Against Israel.”  [Bien agrees with Schumer and puts a domestic twist on the ‘two-state solution.’]  3-19-24
  351. Israel.  “Schumer Stumbles Into Israeli Politics.”  By Wm. A. Galston.  [The Senate majority leader overstepped when he demanded Netanyahu’s ouster.]   3-20-24
  352. Israel. “Schumer Has Crossed a Red Line Over Israel.”  By Joe Lieberman.  [His speech last week is evidence that his party is catering to those who are hostile to the Jeish state.]   3-21-24
  353. Israel.  “The View From Israel’s Other Front.”  By Elliot Kaufman.  [Hezbollah’s attacks have forced 60,000 northern civilians to evacuate.  Is war their only way home?]   3-22-24
  354. Israel.  “Biden Abstains on Israel and Hamas.”  [The U.S. refuses to veto a U.N. resolution the terror group welcomes.]   3-26-24
  355. Israel.  “Lessons From the Purim for the War in Gaza.”  By Wm. A. Galston.  [the Book of Esther tells a story of Jews fighting back – with admirable restraint.]   3-27-24
  356. Israel.  “What if the U.S. Helps Hamas Win?”  by Bernard-Henri Levy.  [The path Joe Biden and Chuck Schumer have chosen means the end of any hope of peace.]   3-27-24
  357. Israel.  “History Goes to War in the Holy Land.”  (The Weekend Interview with Benny Morris by Elliot Kaufman.)  [Israel’s leading historian long exposed his country’s sins.  Then he began to hold the Palestinians to account.  His erstwhile admirers aren’t happy about it.]   3-30-24
  358. Israel.  “Israel and the Democrats.”  By Wm. McGurn.  [RFK Jr. and John Fetterman buck the party by standing up for the Jewish state.]   4-2-24
  359. Israel.  “Israel Takes Responsibility.  Who Elso Does?”  by Matthew Hennessey.  [All war is hell. Not all who wage it admit their mistakes.]   4-3-24
  360. Israel.  “Biden Exploits a Tragic Israeli Mistake.”  [He forgets the U.S. missile that killed 10 innocents in Kabul.]   4-5-24
  361. Israel.  “Hamas’s Numbers Games.”  By David Adesnik. [Journalists and Joe Boden lend credence to bogus casualty counts from the Gaza Health Ministry.]   4-5-24
  362. Israel.  “Why Israelis Are So Happy.”  By Gil Troy.   4-8-24
  363. Israel.  “Elizabeth Warren on Israel and Genocide.”   4-10-24
  364. Israel.  “Antony Blinken’s Ahistorical Advice for Israel.”  By John Spencer and Liam Collins.   [Raids and airstrikes can be tactically effective, but they don’t amount to a strategy for winning a war.’   4-10-24
  365. Israel.  “Israel Shouldn’t ‘Take the Win.’”  By Walter Russell Mead.  [It would be political suicide for Benjamin Netanyahu to take Joe Biden’s advice.]   4-16-24
  366. Israel.  “The Lessons of Israeli Missile Defense.”   [Biden hails what he once opposed, but the aerial threat is escalating.]   4-16-24
  367. Israel.  “Hamas Rejects Biden’s Deal – Again.”  [The more the U.S. presses Israel, the less Hamas needs a deal.]   4-17-24
  368. Israel.  “Israel Has No Choice but to Strike Back.”  By Elliot Kaufman.  [Those urging restraint are following the same failed strategy that produced catastrophe on Oct. 7.]   4-17-24-
  369. Israel.  “Reagan Just Saved Israel.”  By Daniel Henninger.  [Sen. Biden mocked as ‘reckless’ the idea of defending against ballistic missiles.]   4-18-24
  370. Israel.  “Ukraine and Israel: Moment of Truth.”  By Joe Biden.  [Both countries urgently need U.S. support against brazen adversaries that seek their annihilation.]   4-18-24
  371. Israel.  “A Military Drop Full of Matzo.”  By Gabriel Scheinmann.  [The hostages in Gaza are being deprived of a normal Passover.]   4-18-24
  372. Israel.  “Israel’s Careful Strike Against Iran.”  [Biden gets the restraint he wanted, but Tehran’s menace persists.]   4-20-24
  373. Israel.  “Who’s Behind the Anti-Israel Protests.”  By Steven Stalinsky.  [Hamas, Hezbollah, he Houthis and others ae grooming activist in the U.S. and across the West.]   4-23-24
  374. Israel.  “Some Anti-Israel Protesters Are Paid.”  By Ira Stoll.  [Rockefeller and Soros grants are subsidizing those who disrupt college campuses.]  4-25-24
  375. Israel.  “Hezbollah Stumbles Into a War of Attrition.”  By David Daoud.  [The Lebanese group isn’t ready for a larger conflict.  Israel shouldn’t let that opportunity go to waste.” ]   4-30-24
  376. Israel.  “Already A Travesty, the ICC Eyes Charges Against Israel.”  By Eugene Kantorovich.  [The court at The Hague considers brings wholly specious charges against leaders of the Jewish state.]   5-2-24
  377. Israel.  “The UAW Has a Gaza Policy.”  [Shawn Fain signals the union’s solidarity with violent protesters.]   5-4-24
  378. Israel.  “A Plan for Palestinian Prosperity.”  By Andy Kessler.  [Eventually, Israel should build weapons factories in Gaza and the West Bank.]   5-6-24
  379. Israel.  “Biden’s Bad Weapons Message to Israel.”  [A report says the U.S. put a hold on a weapons shipment to our ally.]  5-6-24
  380. Israel.  “Biden’s Worst Mistake of the Gaza War.”  by Elliot Kaufman.  [He provided Egypt cover as it denied Palestinians their human right to flee the conflict as refugees.]   5-6-24
  381. Israel.  “Why Israel Must Take Rafah.”  [It’s the last sanctuary for Hamas’s military battalions in Gaza.]   5-7-24
  382. Israel.  “How Not to Remember the Holocaust.”  5-8-24
  383. Israel.  “Biden Slaps an Arms Embargo on Israel.”  5-9-24
  384. Israel.  “Striking Back at Biden’s Israel Embargo.”   5-10-24
  385. Israel.  “The Holocaust at the Expense of Israel.”  By Avi Weiss.   5-11-24
  386. Israel.  “On Israel, Biden Is No Reagan.”  By Michael Singh.  [The current president’s arms embargo is a betrayal and puts the Jewish state in much greater danger.]   5-11-24





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