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Jun 3, 2018, 8:49 PM
What are your summer plans?
I'm looking for a house with a pool. A simple house, with room for our kids to stop in when they have a break, when they can take a week and hang out for long sunny pool days that...
Mar 27, 2018, 11:02 PM
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gaza Strip
Who was behind the Palestinian PM's assassination attempt - and why? There are currently two main theories, explaining the mysterious attempt to take the life of the Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on March 13, by exploding two bombs, which...
Mar 26, 2018, 7:45 AM
The Taylor Force Act becomes law with budget passage
Supporters and detractors of Donald Trump (apart from Democrats) seem equally incensed that he elected to sign rather than veto a $1.3 trillion spending bill to keep the American government funded through September. He was making noise about vetoing the bill...
Feb 27, 2018, 1:52 PM
Operation Save Our Allies
The Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish American Organizations (COP) annual mission to Israel was exciting, thought-provoking, and a little overwhelming as usual. While many of the discussions were off the record, there were general impressions and themes that...
Jan 25, 2018, 10:18 AM
Speak Softly and Carry Big Wallet
Maybe Bibi Netanyahu is corrupt. Maybe Donald Trump paid off a porn star for her silence. Maybe Abu Mazen thinks the Dutch brought the Jews to Palestine because they wanted to protect European colonialist interests. Maybe -- despite Bibi's, Donald's and Abbas'...
Dec 31, 2017, 2:13 AM
If you want a president as a ‘friend’ get a dog…
If you want a friend as president get a dog. I have been watching with interest as the left especially the Jewish left has been in meltdown mode since Trump won last year. A close friend of mine asked me...
Dec 11, 2017, 11:46 PM
The Catholic Church and its contemporary attitude toward the Jewish people
The rather negative and ominous response by Pope Francis to President Trump’s announcement regarding the United States Embassy being moved to Jerusalem, Israel’s capital, once again revives the question, what is the contemporary relationship of the Catholic Church to...
Dec 7, 2017, 11:30 PM
‘Days of Rage’ and Bad Reporting
On December 6, 2017, US President Donald Trump announced that he would be implementing the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 and recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The announcement that the president would be enacting a law passed by an...
Stephen M. Flatow
Dec 6, 2017, 3:28 PM
The Taylor Force Act has been gutted
The adjusted bill is worse than no bill at all, because Congress won't see the need to revisit the issue of paying terrorists
Nov 16, 2017, 6:54 PM
Closure: Guest column – Sarah Paley
Closure by Sarah Paley Sunday, I sat in Ofer Military Court with Eli Borochov and his family. Eli, an American tourist visiting Hebron had been shot in 2015 along with another visitor to the holy Cave of the Patriarchs. While waiting...