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Feb 25, 2019, 1:19 PM
Political Death Spiral Brings Bibi Full Circle
The massive display towers above central Tel Aviv for all to see. The American president and Israeli prime minister side by side, right hands tightly interlocked and the moniker in Hebrew above proclaiming “Netanyahu. Another League.” This campaign poster...
Feb 1, 2019, 3:37 PM
Israel Needs Systemic Reform
To my fellow Israelis (specifically targeting those immigrants hailing from traditional democratic countries. Not the ones who don't live here but feel nothing says “I love Israel” to their communities more than a full-page ad in the local Federation...
Jun 4, 2017, 5:41 AM
Why Jerusalem Day should be celebrated by the Palestinians and the World
It is puzzling as to why Israel’s liberation of Jerusalem in June of 1967 is treated as a day of mourning in the Palestinian world. I use the term liberation for a reason here, and would argue the term...
Feb 19, 2017, 1:22 PM
Media bias and President Trump — A very real problem
DISCLAIMER: I am a supporter of President Donald J. Trump and I am an avid reader of Breitbart, the Huffington Post, watcher of both CNN and Fox and a big fan of the Times of Israel. While I do...
Jan 23, 2017, 4:20 PM
To the 45th President from an American-Israeli
Dear President Trump, Congratulations on your inauguration, I know I echo the thoughts of many in wishing you much success during the course of your term. I am writing to you today not as a supporter, but as a constituent of...
Sep 12, 2016, 12:29 PM
Make America Great Again
When people criticize Donald Trump for being a racist, they often site his pledge to make America great again as one of their proofs. Yes, the Republican presidential candidate has said some pretty controversial and outlandish things during his...
Feb 25, 2016, 8:33 PM
BDS, PC culture and Why Trump is Good for Israel
Donald Trump’s campaign for presidency has evoked strong responses from many who argue that he is a bigoted misogynist who will ruin America. One cannot argue that he is on the threshold of being the Republican nominee and it...
Jan 20, 2016, 7:48 PM
My aliyah dream turned into a nightmare
A drug-related police raid on his home traumatized his family and destroyed his faith in Israel
Jan 10, 2016, 8:04 PM
Another Haredi demand — This has to stop!
On a move to provide full-time yeshiva learners' with state-financed life insurance
Jan 3, 2016, 5:51 PM
How are we not ashamed?
Aryeh Deri, the former interior minister who went to jail for abusing his office is returning to the scene of his crimes, this time with the blessing of Prime Minister Netanyahu. Deri, who was convicted of bribery, fraud and...
Jay Engelmayer is a business development professional who resides in Israel with his wife and four children. He is a four-star trained chef, a staunch yet practical Zionist and a self-proclaimed news junky.