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Oct 21, 2015, 5:34 AM
Anti-Zionists: Stop calling yourselves friends of the Jews
Too often, I come across some rabid hater of Israel who claims that they have no problem with the Jewish people. Their problems are with just Zionists, Zionism, and Israel. In fact, some of these people claim they love and...
Aug 6, 2015, 2:45 AM
Jewish privilege vs. Palestinian privilege
One of the most common tactics of Western progressives these days is to run around telling people of white, European descent that they are "privileged". Jews are considered to be "white" by these progressives, though many people (including here...
Jul 7, 2015, 1:35 AM
From the river to the ocean, New Jersey will be free!
Imagine if, back in the 1600s, instead of killing most of the Native American population, the European colonists decided instead to exile them back to Europe. Then for the next 2000 years, the Native Americans were subject to immense persecution...
Jun 14, 2015, 11:25 PM
A confession I have to make
So Asghar Bukhari reported one of his shoes missing recently. And not surprisingly, he blamed (guess who) the Zionists! It seems like the typical anti-Israel (or anti-semitic) libel. Bukhari got his share of ridicule on social media for his accusations. But...
May 5, 2015, 11:54 PM
Israel’s Haters and Racism in Israel
There has been extensive coverage of the Ethiopian-Israeli community's protests in Tel Aviv in response to the beating of an Ethiopian-Israeli IDF soldier by Israeli police. The world media picked up on it. I saw coverage of it on...
Apr 5, 2015, 7:59 AM
The miracles of Passover and Easter in Israel
This weekend marks both the beginning of Passover and Easter Sunday. Over 2 billion people worldwide will be observing their religious holidays this weekend. The Tourism Ministry announced that 130,000 Jewish and Christian visitors are expected to visit Israel...
Apr 4, 2015, 2:21 AM
The Law of Return: Only racist when Israel does it
A couple days ago, a blog was posted right here on Times of Israel attacking the Law of Return as racist. The author, Amir Hetsroni, is not the first (and won't be the last) to label the Law of...
Apr 2, 2015, 12:39 AM
Today is April Fools Day, so I thought I would write about one of the biggest jokes in the world: J Street. J Street is an organization that claims it is pro-Israel and pro-peace. At first glance, its platform is...
Apr 1, 2015, 12:38 AM
Time to reclaim our true identity
We've heard it over and over, time and time again: Jews are just a religion. Well people who say this have a point. However, we are also right when we say the religious part of being Jewish (a.k.a. Judaism)...
Mar 28, 2015, 1:11 AM
Arabs, anti-Zionists, and Middle School World History
I am currently in my final semester of college, and I am still amazed that there are people on campus that deny reality. These "anti-Zionists" like to sugarcoat their intentions as "fighters for human rights." These pseudo-intellectuals, most of them members...
Cliff, a recent college grad, lives in the NYC borough of Queens. Raised in a reform Jewish household, he now considers himself a secularist Jew who unequivocally support Israel's right to exist and defend itself against its sworn enemies.