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Oct 25, 2022, 12:04 AM
We shouldn’t treat the protests in Iran like business as usual
Nika Shakarami was a 16-year-old Iranian girl who burned her headscarf in protest against the draconian laws and the brutal suppression of human rights by the Islamic regime in Iran. Then on September 20, Nika disappeared in Tehran after...
Jan 20, 2022, 9:33 PM
The many faces of antisemitic terror
The resolution of an 11-hour armed hostage situation at the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Texas last week may have ended a day of horror, but the incident continues an all-too-familar escalation of antisemitic hate and violence in this...
Sep 24, 2021, 11:16 PM
America’s relationship with Israel is stronger than ever
After the close relationship between President Trump and Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu, many expected the US-Israel relationship to falter. Ruth Margalit, a writer with the New Yorker, wrote in January 2021 that “American support (for Israel) now relies on...
Nov 15, 2020, 1:37 PM
Georgia’s Jewish Vote Is Up for Grabs
All eyes are on Georgia. With both Senate races going to January runoffs and the results of the presidential election separated by just over 10,000 votes out of nearly 5 million, Georgia’s voters are evenly split. So too is...
Aug 1, 2019, 8:29 PM
Bernie Sanders is wrong about leveraging aid to Israel
If the Senator supports Israelis' right to live in peace, how can he jeopardize the funding that makes this possible?
Jun 26, 2019, 3:31 PM
Bahrain: A first step forward
If this confab convinces the next generation of Palestinians to choose partnership over extremism, then we dare hope for a better future
Aug 20, 2016, 12:20 AM
Black Lives Matter Movement Takes its Eye Off the Ball, Launches Misguided Attack on Israel
Even as the racial tensions buffeting the nation persist, the relatively new Black Lives Matter movement (BLM) has lost it focus. Its attention has been diverted thousands of miles away with the adoption of a platform that falsely accuses...
Aug 8, 2016, 11:04 PM
Africa at a Crossroads: New Israeli Opportunities or Old Palestinian Habits
African leaders have been presented with a stark choice. Israel waits in vain for a peace partner willing to negotiate without preconditions for the long sought goal of two states for two peoples. The Jewish state looks to Africa...
May 31, 2016, 6:39 PM
What the United Methodist Church and Hillary Clinton Got Right About BDS
Louis D. Brandeis, the great U.S. Supreme Court Justice who took his seat almost exactly 100 years ago, famously wrote that “sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants.” In another illustration of that wisdom, the Boycott, Divestment...
Feb 2, 2016, 6:43 PM
At a time when European nations are turning their backs on Israel, Italy has held steadfast in support of both the Jewish state and its own Jewish citizens. Polls consistently show Italians with the lowest percentage of anti-Semitic views...
Jack Rosen is President of the American Jewish Congress and Chairman of the American Council for World Jewry. Twitter @JackRosenNYC.