No to Linda Sarsour

May 16, 2017 by

Our silence or our action will determine if we are going to witness the institutionalization of anti-Semitism in our beloved New York City.

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New CEO at Israel Discount Ban...

May 10, 2017 by

“IDB has such a unique culture of being personal, which is apparent both with our clients and also, internally, with our colleagues. We are large enough to give our clients whatever they need and small enough to offer them real personal service. IDB Bank is a full-service American bank with an Israeli soul,” says Uri Levin, the newly installed Chief Executive Officer of Israel Discount Bank New York (IDBNNY).

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Religious Zionists of America ...

May 1, 2017 by

Religious Zionists of America (RZA) has announced its first National Visual Art Contest for children in grades 3-12. The theme for this inaugural contest is “Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem.” The concept is taken from Psalms: “When Jerusalem Is Built Up, It Is a United City.”

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Time to Celebrate: Boycotters ...

Mar 8, 2017 by

Monday, Israel’s Knesset passed a law banning entry into the Jewish state of foreign nationals who support or publicly engage in boycotting Israel, including Jewish communities of Judea, Samaria, and/or eastern Jerusalem. American for Peace Now objects.

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Reform-Jewish Opposition to Pr...

Mar 7, 2017 by

No rational discussion of the current immigration controversy in the United States can begin without an analysis of the specious arguments against the immigration plans by President Donald J Trump, marshalled by his political opponents. A good example is the denunciation of the President’s January 27, 2017 executive order, issued by the Jewish Reform Movement.

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Former US Ambassadors to Israe...

Feb 15, 2017 by

American supporters of Israel who also support the nomination of David Friedman, President Donald Trump’s candidate for US Ambassador to Israel, just received what they consider confirmation that they are correct. On Wednesday, February 15, five former US ambassadors to Israel, none of them considered great friends of the Jewish state, sent a letter to members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, urging them to reject Mr. Friedman.

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Pro-Israel Groups on How to As...

Feb 13, 2017 by

There is no longer any time to wait. Those who support President Donald Trump’s choice for Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, must act now by contacting members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and asking them to support Mr. Friedman’s candidacy.

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To Undo the Effect of Obama’s ...

Dec 27, 2016 by

For those wracking their brains trying to find a constructive response to President Barack Obama’s December 23rd betrayal in the UN Security Council of Israel as well as the vast majority of pro-Israel Americans, journalist Ira Stoll has an idea: Encourage President-Elect Donald Trump and the incoming US Senate to pass a treaty, making it clear that neither America nor Israel recognize the validity of or will be bound in any way by UN Security Council Resolution 2334.

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Ask Donald Trump to Keep His P...

Dec 5, 2016 by

The Orthodox Union Advocacy has written a letter to President-Elect Donald Trump, asking him to keep his campaign commitment to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, in recognition of the Holy City as Israel’s chosen capital. The group has posted a petition for all supporters of that relocation to sign.

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Exposing the Myth of “Linkage”...

Dec 5, 2016 by

For years, experts and would-be-experts on the problems in the Middle East have argued over the concept of “linkage,” the theory that if only the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian-Arabs were solved, all other struggles in the Middle East would fade away. The truth is, “linkage” is a false myth.

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The Politics of Hate Crimes

Nov 30, 2016 by

We are now in the third stage of this post-election trauma: the weeping and the violence have given way to hysteria.

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Do Women’s Rights Matter to J ...

Nov 9, 2016 by

J Street’s controversial response to the sexual harassment of one of its staff members raises questions as to whether its attitude toward women’s rights is compromised by its political goals.

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Judaism Director Rabbi Jonah D...

Nov 7, 2016 by

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, made the following statement in regard to presidential candidate Donald J. Trump’s recently released campaign ad…

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Choosing Political Access over...

Nov 5, 2016 by

A number of years ago I pushed my colleague in Englewood, NJ, Rabbi Menachem Genack, who is national head of the Orthodox Union’s Kosher Division…

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Michael Bernardi: Third Genera...

Jul 14, 2016 by

To actor Michael Bernardi, who is currently playing the role of Mordcha the innkeeper as well as understudying the roles of the rabbi and Tevye himself in the current Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof, the cherished musical is all about tradition and Jewish continuation.

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