Can Palestinian Blood Libels Lead to Israel’s Annihilation?


In this week’s Middle East News Hour, I was joined by Amnon Lord, senior columnist at Israel Hayom and one of Israel’s foremost experts on the Israeli left. Amnon and I discussed the Palestinian and international community’s use of blood libels to demonize Israel and legitimize the mass murder of Jews, in the context of the death of Al Jazeera…

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Harvard Stands with the Terrorists. Who Do the Jews Stand With?


Following the Harvard Crimson’s adoption of the BDS movement and its goal of Israel’s annihilation, and in the face of a new act of barbarous jihad by ax-wielding Palestinian terrorists, in this week’s Mideast News Hour, I spoke with Professor Avi Bell of Bar-Ilan University and University of San Diego law schools, and Dan Diker of the Jerusalem Center for…

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The Muslim Brotherhood’s Foreign Minister


The responses elicited by the death of al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh were written hundreds of years ago. Blood libels — the practice of using the death of non-Jews as a means set up the Jewish collective for demonization, condemnation, ostracism and mass murder — may vary in their proximate details. But the substance is always the same. The…

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Sacrifice for Israel is Entirely Rational


I’m pleased to announced that his week, I moved the Caroline Glick to it’s new home at JNS.org. I am sure this is the beginning of a beautiful partnership. JNS.org is one of the fastest growing — and essential online sources for news of the Jewish world in Israel and throughout the Diaspora. I was thrilled that on this big…

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Twitter, the Supreme Court and the Progressive Revolution


America is in the throes of a progressive revolution. As historian Victor Davis Hanson has noted, progressives now control nearly every national institution. They control Wall Street, Silicon Valley, universities, local school boards, the teachers’ unions, the entertainment industry, the vast majority of the media, the Justice Department, the FBI and the U.S. military, and currently, the White House and…

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France, Europe’s Broken Politics and the Holocaust


On the week of Holocaust Remembrance Day and the French presidential elections, I was joined by Eldad Beck, Israel Hayom’s correspondent in Europe to discuss the results – and implications of the French elections which demonstrated the pathologies of the left, right and center of French politics.We moved on to a wider discussion of Europe’s – and particularly Germany’s 74…

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No One to Talk to in Washington


On Tuesday, Israel Hayom reported that there is a growing sense among Israeli and U.S. officials that the Biden administration will not reach a nuclear accord with Iran. To be understood the report has to be seen in the context of a statement made later Tuesday by President Joe Biden’s press secretary Jen Psaki. During her daily press briefing, Psaki…

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Ambassador Friedman’s Sledgehammer Theory of Middle East Peace


From 1948-2017, while the American people supported the State of Israel, American policymakers and the foreign policy establishment treated Israel as an irritatating client state that needed to be kept dependent and in check. Then Donald Trump became President, appointed David Friedman to serve as his ambassador to Israel, and back Friedman as he took a sledgehammer to 69 years…

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Palestinian Terrorism Meets Israeli Paralysis


In the span of two weeks from late March to early April, 14 Israelis were murdered, and more than a dozen were wounded in five separate terror attacks in five locations countrywide. This is the highest number of lethal terror attacks to take place over such a short period in years. Israel has faced invariable terror onslaughts at the hands of its Arab…

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