Category: Anti-Semitism

The formula for Israel’s triumph

Dec 2, 2016

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The Biblical story of Isaac – specifically, how Isaac’s detractors first detested him, then came around to embrace him – is a tale pregnant with deep policy relevance for the modern State of Israel. Faith, fortune and power are the ingredients that guarantee Israel success against its adversaries.

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On Pesach, peoplehood and pursuit of the enemy

Apr 22, 2016

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Israelis posses the sense of righteousness, purpose and resolve so desperately needed by the West. Seder night rituals reinforce this. Fighting off global Islamic jihadist attacks will similarly require a renewal of Western resolve that can only come from profound intellectual and moral rearmament.

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Yediot Ahronot’s boycott festival

Mar 29, 2016

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Cynical and hysterical hand-wringing about a BDS “threat” lends undeserved profile to a movement that thrives on such attention.

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The Know Comment Awards for best commentary

Jan 7, 2016

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My selection of the best essays of the past year on Israel, the Mideast, Obama and Iran, the conflict with the Palestinians, Jewish life, and anti-Semitism.

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Return of the yellow star

Nov 13, 2015

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Old habits die hard. Europeans are actually quite experienced at banning Jews from schools and universities, depriving Jews of scholarships, boycotting their businesses, restricting Jews to specific pales of settlement, and placing yellow stars on their arms. Now they are going place yellow labels on Israeli “settlement” products…

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Hyperbolically boosting BDS

Jun 4, 2015

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The BDS threat is minuscule and there are quiet, smart ways to deal with it. Yet Israeli politicians are feeding the monster, and creating self-fulfilling prophesies about Israel’s “isolation.” Cynical and hysterical hand-wringing about the BDS “threat” lends undeserved profile to a marginal movement.

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Col. Kemp: Countering the sinah of Sinai

May 22, 2015

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The courageous British commander, Richard Kemp, fights Western moral collapse, and provides hope that that the tide against Israel can be turned back. An uplifting message for Shavuot.

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J’accuse la France

Jan 16, 2015

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France’s unbalanced approach to the Arab-Israeli conflict has created a much-too-comfortable environment for the resurgence of anti-Semitic violence in France. The bias against Israel in French Mideast policy is a benchmark for the (im)morality of France, and, alas, a trigger for attacks in France against Jews.

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Harper’s Knesset Speech: A foundational document

Jan 21, 2014

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The Canadian prime minister’s address was a sharp and courageous indictment of the intellectual assault on Israel. It is one of the most important ethical documents about Jews since the days of Cyrus the Great.

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On Combating Anti-Semitism

May 27, 2013

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The Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism, meeting in Jerusalem in late May, must focus on Palestinian anti-Semitism.

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