J Street Crowd Gives Call for Revolution in Israel a Standing Ovation


J Street audience applauds call for revolution in Israel.

Constant War and a Weak Israel Are Bad for Mideast Peace: A Response to Patrick Seale


Patrick Seale, the British writer, takes to ForeignPolicy.com to offer the loony theory that the Egypt-Israel peace treaty is responsible for the lack of peace, and what’s needed is more Arab war against Israel.

The Forward Defends Rutgers Anti-Zionist Event, Denigrates Holocaust Victims and Slanders Israeli Troops


There is an article in this week’s edition of the Forward that should leave the pro-Israel students and supporters at Rutgers University feeling encouraged about their recent protest of a pro-Palestinian event that was designed to denigrate the Holocaust.

But the Rutgers students should also reserve some energy for a tinge of outrage.

With the Exits of Joe Lieberman and Ehud Barak, Is It the End of the Left as We Knew It?


This past weekend in synagogue, a friend and newcomer to the shul got her first “good Shabbos” from Sen. Joe Lieberman–and found herself just a bit flustered. But she is a conservative Republican and has spent most of her career around politicos, so what explains her reaction? It’s true that Lieberman has become something of [...]

Are J Street’s Days Numbered?


Media bias doesn’t always help the actor it intends to shield. Often, it counterproductively insulates people and organizations from the scrutiny they are destined to face eventually, leaving them wholly unprepared when that moment arrives.

Are J Street’s Days Numbered?


Media bias doesn’t always help the actor it intends to shield. Often, it counterproductively insulates people and organizations from the scrutiny they are destined to face eventually, leaving them wholly unprepared when that moment arrives.

JFK, Gabrielle Giffords, and the Return of the End of Camelot


In the wake of the attempted assassination of Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, commentators on both the left and the right have noted the parallels to the Kennedy assassination. On the left, claims about “right-wing” speech creating an atmosphere of danger cropped up immediately. On the right, it was noted that this was exactly what the left did after Kennedy’s death, and that in both cases there was no evidentiary standing for the claim.

The Leftist Fantasy of an Israeli Theocracy Gets Hysterical


The slew of leftist commentators on Israel remind me of the man wearing the sandwich board. Instead of “the end is nigh,” however, we are treated to a constant refrain of “the end of Israel’s democracy is nigh.”

IHH Flotilla Leaders Call For–And Aid–Terrorism Against Israel, Admitting True Mission


This “humanitarian” organization is anything but.

The Sin of Dissent: How Marty Peretz Could Have Saved the Center-Left That Purged Him


Now reviled as a “bigot” and a “racist,” Peretz’s fall from leftist grace has picked up considerable momentum because of Peretz’s public recognition of two things: that Obama’s election was bad for Israel, and that the Palestinians are not ready for statehood, nor desiring of peace.