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Oct 22, 2017, 8:39 PM
Bursting the Media Bubble on Russia
For more than a year, the media has pursued frivolous stories about President Trump. The hatred and contempt nourishing that coverage of the President is a classic sign of a news bubble. Journalism, like other markets, is subject to the...
Jun 4, 2017, 3:48 PM
Jerusalem’s ancient call to the modern world
King David's leadership stands as a rebuke to today's moral relativism and false pieties
Jan 10, 2017, 11:28 AM
No more excuses for the Palestinians
The Obama administration’s reckless decision to abstain from voting on United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 epitomizes the President’s long-running obsession with courting the Arab World—without considering the larger consequences. Even after nearly two terms in the Oval Office,...
Jul 13, 2014, 9:16 PM
The U.S. should relocate its Israel embassy to a safer place – Jerusalem
Last week, the U.S. backed down to the terrorist group, Hamas, when it decided to partially close its embassy in Tel Aviv due to incessant rocket fire on Israel. While kowtowing to terror is consistent with the White House’s strategic military...
Jul 1, 2014, 10:10 PM
The Presbyterian Church: A Shandah of Biblical Proportions
The Presbyterian Church-USA (PCUSA) last week approved a vote by a razor thin margin favoring divestment from three companies – Caterpillar, Motorola Solutions and Hewlett-Packard – that provide supplies to Israel’s security forces in the West Bank. The divestment decision is...
Jan 12, 2014, 7:51 AM
The Lesson of Munich and Geneva: Tyrants cannot be satiated
The legitimacy of the analogy between the infamous Munich Agreement of 1938 and the current Geneva deal between the so-called ‘P5+1’ and Iran -- that is, whether or not, in both cases, Western democratic powers believed that tyrants could...
Dec 13, 2013, 4:19 PM
Drafting the Hareidim with Care
Since its inception in 1948, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has served as a major means of integrating Israel’s diverse population. Jews from all walks of life – religious and secular, Kibbutznik and urbanite, Sephardi and Ashkenazi – donned...
Aug 18, 2013, 9:35 PM
The False Facade of Liberal Academia
Liberal academia has oft-displayed a notoriously poor track record of anti-Semitism and anti-Americanism, an effect which has penetrated deep into the Western psyche. Today, that caste was joined by the prominent news outlet, CNN. On Sunday, CNN global network’s website...
Nov 14, 2012, 4:57 PM
Bull’s-eye in the Gaza Strip: when targeted killing is justified
Killing Jabari and other terrorists is just, proportionate and effective
Oct 1, 2012, 6:03 PM
Bottom line: Why the US must set red lines for Iran
The issue should be a financial concern of the highest order for the people of the United States
Mr. Raskas is a combat veteran of the IDF.