Israel and the Innate Bias of the UN Security Council

Why does the United Nations Security Council treat Israel unfairly? What’s behind the Council’s disproportionate number of resolutions criticizing Israel, and the Jewish state’s stymied efforts to get a seat on this powerful body? How the Security Council Works The United Nations is a complex institution with multiple organs composed of inter-related and sometimes inter-connected […]

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Tu B’Shvat: The Festival that Proves the Jewish People’s Connection to the Land of Israel

The Jewish calendar has many holidays. Some celebrate the survival of the Jewish people over various enemies, some are solemnly spiritual in nature, but others exist, too. One such festival, Tu B’Shvat (sometimes written Tu BiShvat), is perhaps the greatest proof of the Jewish people’s deep connection with the Holy Land. What Is Tu B’Shvat? […]

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Israelis Under Attack, Media MIA

Israelis have just suffered at least three terror attacks in under 24 hours. Details are still coming in, but here’s what we know so far: In the predawn hours of Thursday morning, an as-yet-unidentified assailant rammed his car into a group of Golani Brigade soldiers standing outside Jerusalem’s First Station, a popular entertainment hub. The […]

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Gaza Balloons A Bursting Terror Problem

What kind of parent tells their child that they cannot play with balloons, kites, balls, or toy airplanes? Either horrible, mean parents or loving, caring parents who happen to live in Israel near the Gaza Strip. Why would caring parents instruct their children not to go near balloons, kites, and other toys? Because beginning in […]

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Only The Likud Can… Sell-Out

  Only The Likud Can… Sell-Out   Ariel Natan Pasko   “Rok HaLikud Y’Chol – Only the Likud can…” a campaign song and slogan that’s seeped into the Israeli body politic for years, like a taste-less, odor-less, toxic pathogen. “Only the Likud can…” give away the Sinai. “Only the Likud can…” go to Madrid (the […]

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Why the Palestinians Rejected Trump’s Peace Plan

The one aspect of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that no one wants to talk about. Robert Spencer President Trump unveiled his long-awaited “Deal of the Century” plan Tuesday afternoon, offering Palestinians a state and fifty billion dollars. Predictably enough, the Palestinians and their supporters are enraged. The way they have expressed that rage is a new […]

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Over 400 Israeli Rabbis Unequivocally and Rightfully Reject Trump’s “Deal of the Century”

The Rabbinical Congress for Peace (RCP) composed of over four hundred Israeli rabbis, unequivocally rejects US President Trump’s “Deal of the Century.” The rabbis have emphatically stated that Jewish Law prohibits any declaration of territorial concession, whether now or in the future, even when accompanied by strict conditions and restrictions, and that such concessions create […]

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Reservations about the Trump Peace Plan

by Daniel Pipes Washington Times January 29, 2020 Along with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, all my friends are delighted with Donald Trump’s plan to solve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. I agree that, in contrast with prior presidential plans, this one has much to commend it; unlike the Carter, Reagan, Clinton, and George W. Bush proposals, it […]

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Israel-US Model Is Unconventional, and Successful

Whether by accident or by deliberate osmosis, Israel and the U.S. have adopted similar solutions to their existential problems. Before 2002, during the various Palestinian intifadas, Israel suffered hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries from suicide bombers freely crossing from the West Bank and Gaza into Israel. In response, Israel planned a vast border […]

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