Monthly Archives : May 2024

Why has Gallant abandoned Israel’s war goals?


There was a comical aspect to Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant’s press appearance on Wednesday night. With his best imitation of Patton, he sternly demanded that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu abandon Israel’s war aims and instead adopt America’s, which happen to be Hamas’s war aims as well. “I urge Prime Minister Netanyahu to make this decision and proclaim that…

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Is Israel’s Defense Minster Rebelling Against the Government?


Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant went behind Prime Minister Netanyahu’s back and joined forces with U.S. President Joe Biden to end the war. But Netanyahu fired back. Is this just political bickering, or is there something bigger taking place? What are the dangers to the government and the strategic stakes? I address these issues in IN FOCUS. All this and…

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Mother of Fallen Soldier: My Son’s Death Cannot be in Vain


This Yom Hazikaron, I spoke with bereaved mother Sarah Schwartz on losing her son, Segev Schwartz, on Oct. 7. Segev died fighting Hamas terrorists after they infiltrated southern Israel from the Gaza Strip and entered Kibbutz Sufa near the border. Sarah has been active these past seven months in pushing the Israeli government to finish Hamas in Gaza and not…

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Biden Ends the U.S.-Israel Alliance at a Fortuitous Moment


Delegations to the Egyptian-hosted hostage negotiations left Cairo on Thursday night after talks collapsed. A member of the U.S. delegation led by CIA director Willian Burns briefed reporters that the talks failed “due to Israel’s operations in Rafah.” Under normal circumstances—circumstances that would see the United States siding with Israel in its demands for the release of all hostages, as…

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Biden abandons American Jews


Biden’s halt on offensive weapons to Israel is of course a betrayal of Israel. But it is also a betrayal of American Jews. By standing with Hamas against Israel, Biden is telling the anti-Semitic rioters on campuses to keep up their assaults on Jews. I have details and updates on the state of the war in Gaza and the implications…

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The Jewish vote is up for grabs, and it may decide the election


A few weeks ago, a sermon by Reform Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch, the senior rabbi at the Steven Wise Free Synagogue in New York, shocked millions from that city to Tel Aviv. Standing at his pulpit, Hirsch delivered a stern warning to the Democrats. Noting that he is someone “who is finely attuned to American Jewish sentiment,” Hirsch told Democratic elected…

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The Denial of Civil Rights to American Jews on Campuses


Amidst the inferno of Jew hatred burning through more than a hundred American college campuses, President Biden continues to dither, progressive university administrators genuflect before the jihadist rioters and the Jews find themselves with no rights or protection. I analyze the nature of the campus mayhem, its connection to the war with Hamas in Gaza, and consider the implications moving…

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