Israel has been riveted in recent days by the abduction of three Jewish religious students who were hitchhiking in the West Bank region of Gush Etzion
The sense of horror over the discovery of the bodies of three dead Israeli teenagers — Naftali Fraenkel, Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrach — is matched only in the dread and disgust one feels over calls for Israel to show “restraint.”
“I was held for seven years as a political prisoner,” explained the soft-spoken 20-something woman from Burma (also known as Myanmar). “I want to understand freedom in America,” she continued with hopeful eyes and a determined voice, “so I can help people in my country.”
In 2008, while campaigning for president in Powder Springs, Ga., then-Senator Barack Obama asserted, “We should have every child speaking more than one language.”
TEL AVIV -- Last summer Hamas launched against Israel another round of warfare. The Jewish state responded with Operation Protective Edge. In the wake of that 50-day military conflict, international actors are launching against Israel another round of “lawfare.”
TEL AVIV -- The controversy that flared up in November over the introduction in the Knesset of a proposal to enshrine in Basic Law -- enactments possessing constitutional status -- the proposition that Israel is the nation-state of the Jewish people has swiftly come and gone.
The US government’s spin on Islamist violence—that the perpetrators aren’t Muslims—is both condescending and wrong.
It wasn’t supposed to turn out this way—at least not according to the pollsters, Israeli progressives, and certain Democrats who offer political advice to the White House.
Last week journalist Ilana Dayan interviewed President Obama on her popular Israeli prime-time investigative television program. This was the latest in the president’s campaign to take his case for a nuclear agreement with Iran -- and against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu -- directly to the people, particularly the Jewish people.
On June 15, Members of Knesset Dr. Anat Berko and Dr. Michael Oren hosted a forum—attended by fellow Knesset members, staffers, scholars, and NGO representatives—on the struggle against the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement (BDS).
A horrific news report from Afghanistan brings to light a wide problem afflicting the American and Israeli way of war—but, no, it is not what you think.
By any reasonable measure, the Obama administration’s Middle East foreign policy is in disarray.
The heinous terrorist acts that darkened a brilliantly sunny day on Sept. 11, 2001, are considered the impetus for plunging the United States into what became the longest war in American history.
What will be the condition of the Jewish community 50 years from now?
Marco Rubio was declared by many to be the "winner" of the fourth GOP presidential debate, on November 10. Herald Voice http://heraldvoice.com/2015/11/13/rand-paul-fights-rubio-youre-liberal-on-military-spending/
Peace with the Palestinians does not appear to be a high priority for ordinary Israelis or their political leaders these days. Nevertheless, reducing its role ruling over West Bank Palestinians remains vital to Israel’s long-term interests.
Regardless of what Iran gets out of the nuclear deal, its proxy Hezbollah clearly gains—and Israel clearly loses.
As we sadly mark this week the fifth anniversary of the wrenching Syrian civil war, it is time to say plainly: Israeli sovereignty on the Golan Heights should be recognized out of global interest in stabilizing the region. This is in addition to Israel's normative, legal, historic and national security claims to the Heights.
Those on the left of Israeli politics increasingly express fears that the liberal and democratic country that their spiritual forebears built is slipping from their hands.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at the first-ever cabinet meeting held in the Golan Heights on Sunday that the area will “forever remain” part of Israel.