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Jan 18, 2021, 6:33 PM
January 6, in DC: Who cheered Trump on?
It was the week before Election Day when Trump was surging. It worryingly looked like he would overtake Biden and continue to despoil America. A (non-Trumper) confidante spoke to me almost triumphantly — saying, “I told you so!” Basically,...
Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Jan 13, 2021, 6:49 AM
Naivety of liberals deploring social media or Internet restrictions is dangerous
The internet is like a gun. Firearms can protect or attack. The Internet can inform but also incite. With a restrained electronic highway, racism and antisemitism wouldn't have spiked the past 12 years in the Western world. The election of...
Jan 10, 2021, 4:10 PM
Please Hold for the President-Elect
(The following is a detailed, complete, and accurate account of a phone call I did not have with President-elect Joe Biden.) The other day, my phone rang. Halfway into the third ring, I answered. “Hello?” “Please hold for the president-elect,” replied the...
Jan 8, 2021, 6:29 PM
Why undermined democracy in the US and Israel should not surprise you?
For decades, Western countries like the USA and Israel who claim to be the strongest and most effective democracies in the world, and in Israel’s case the only Democracy in its region, have made ties with, endorsed, supported, and...
Jan 7, 2021, 7:10 PM
Under the Microscope — an Intellectual and a Politician
"Whatever the Left touches it ruins" . Fouad Ajami, a renowned scholar of Arab history and governments, who led the Middle East Studies program at the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington D.C., for more than 30...
Dec 28, 2020, 7:23 AM
My Interview with Aaron Klein: Communist Hunter-turned-Bibi Sycophant
On June 8, 2020, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu tapped American journalist, Aaron Klein, to be his strategic advisor. Upon receiving the promotion, the young newcomer to office told the Jerusalem Post's Gil Hoffman: “Working with Prime Minister Netanyahu is...
Ilai Z. Saltzman
Dec 8, 2020, 3:33 PM
Reclaiming Israel as a bipartisan issue in American politics
Pigeon-holing Israel as an exclusively Republican commodity poses a clear threat – Netanyahu must pull back from his provocative policies
Jerold S. Auerbach
Dec 1, 2020, 5:09 PM
Barack Obama’s Promised Land
A Promised Land, Barack Obama’s newly-published 768-page memoir that tops The New York Times Best Seller List, borrows its title from the Biblical recounting of God’s promise to Abraham and his descendants. Millennia later that promised land was understood...