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Sep 12, 2019, 3:27 PM
Dear Israeli voters – a counterpoint
Dear Israeli voters, I know you have a lot on your minds in these tense days leading up to your next national election on Sept. 17. In addition to the stress of the campaign, you have to worry about Palestinian...
Aug 25, 2019, 2:58 PM
Summer camp, a time for fun?
Color War is exciting, creative, and should build character; training for war is fundamentally child abuse
Jun 28, 2019, 4:14 PM
Sometimes I’m confused: is President Trump siding with JStreet?
Is President Trump siding with J Street? Has the Trump administration taken J Street’s side in the dispute over an illegal Arab settlement on the outskirts of Jerusalem? That disturbing question has suddenly entered the ongoing controversy over a piece of...
Nov 5, 2018, 6:21 AM
Meeting Yitzhak Rabin
When the prime minister came to my house in NJ, he made no apology for partnering with Arafat, but was quick to call him a terrorist
Aug 28, 2018, 3:08 PM
A father remembers John McCain
In these days of widespread disrespect for politicians, I thought I would look back to my two personal encounters with John McCain, who died on Saturday from cancer at the age of 81. If you have ever been to Washington,...
Aug 23, 2018, 11:57 PM
It’s not Birthright that’s in need of repair, it’s American Judaism
In recent days and weeks, much ink has been used and many electrons have been generated to bemoan the status of Taglit-Birthright Israel trips. The current kerfuffle is the result of the walkout from their Birthright trip of students...
Aug 16, 2018, 6:54 PM
Ronald Lauder’s love affair with The New York Times
Why does this Jewish leader opt to criticize Israel in the Times instead of making his case in a Jewish newspaper?
Jun 25, 2018, 7:25 PM
A lesson for Prince William about the ‘occupied territories’
England’s royal ‘settlers’ understanding of Jerusalem appears to quite different from Great Britain's Foreign Office. The staff of Great Britain’s Prince William has set off a controversy by listing Jerusalem under “Occupied Palestinian Territories” in the itinerary for his visit...
Jun 6, 2018, 8:26 PM
Those rocks do kill; what can American Jews do about it?
US Jewry can work to diminish the projectiles' harm, starting with an investigation of Palestinian rock-throwers
Dec 12, 2017, 6:05 PM
Thank you Golbarg Bashi for ‘P is for Palestine’
The “P is for Palestine” children’s book that is causing so much controversy presents anti-Israel propaganda and deeply disturbing justifications for “intifada” violence. But it also contains one very important truth. Golbarg Bashi, the Iranian-born author, decided to use the...
Stephen M. Flatow is the father of Alisa Flatow who was murdered by Iranian sponsored Palestinian terrorists in April 1995 and the author of "A Father's Story: My Fight For Justice Against Iranian Terror" available from Devon Square Press.