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A couple of years ago after giving a speech, I was confronted with what struck me as a bizarre query during the question-and-answer period. Why, I was asked, hadn’t then-President … more
The reviews at home were mixed for Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s first meeting with President Joe Biden. Many of those who despise Bennett’s right-wing principles thought … more
T hree decades have passed since the Crown Heights pogrom, and any assessment of the memory of that tragic event must start with an acknowledgment that New York City is a very different place … more
Two cranky old Jews, wealthy Jewish men who aren’t speaking to each other anymore, symbolize everything that’s wrong with our political culture. Who cares? In theory, no one ought … more
If you thought that American Jews were going to unite against discrimination in ice-cream sales, you were wrong. The decision of the Ben & Jerry’s company to “end sales of … more
Whatever motivated Prime Minister Naftali Bennett to speak of Israeli security forces and police acting to maintain order on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount after Arab disturbances while … more
To those who followed the saga of Ben & Jerry’s two-month-long social-media silence, the outcome was never going to be sweet. In the wake of the fighting between Israel and … more
The first thing to be said about the “No Fear” rally against anti-Semitism held in front of the US Capitol in Washington on Sunday was that it was a noble effort. The … more
In the last several weeks, there has been a surge of interest about the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. In the United States and much of the rest of the world, most of that concern … more
For the last 40 years, many activists have worked hard to monitor press coverage of the Middle East and to call out anti-Israel bias masquerading as objective news. For many years, those who … more
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