Category Archives: Israel & Middle East

Iran Deal redux: “Reviving the JCPOA will ensure either the emergence of a nuclear Iran or a desperate war to stop it”

THE ATLANTIC The Case Against the Iran Deal by Michael Oren and Yossi Klein Halevi January 21, 2021 …Why, then, aren’t Israelis and Arabs—those with the most to lose from Iranian nuclearization—also demanding a return to the JCPOA? Why aren’t … Continue reading

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NYT writer carrying water for Iran was an Iranian agent

ALGEMEINER Frequent New York Times Opinion Writer Was Secret Iranian Agent, Federal Prosecutors Charge by Ira Stoll January 21, 2021 The New York Times published more than a dozen opinion articles and letters to the editor by Kaveh Afrasiabi. A … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Post provides former PM Ehud Olmert a platform for a nasty, partisan attack on philanthropist and political donor Sheldon Adelson days after his death

JERUSALEM POST I hate everything Sheldon Adelson loved about Israel by Ehud Olmert January 22, 2021 …[Sheldon] Adelson wanted an extreme right-wing America that was fractious and in conflict with most of the Western world. He supported a nationalistic America … Continue reading

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“How support for a Jewish state is eminently compatible with American patriotism”

NATIONAL REVIEW Why I’m a Zionist by Douglas J. Feith January 18, 2021 There are negative reasons to be a Zionist, and there are affirmative reasons. The negative ones, which relate to historical anti-Jewish hatred and abuse, make the humanitarian … Continue reading

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American Airlines NY-Tel Aviv tickets go on sale next week

JERUSALEM POST American Airlines to launch new direct New York-Israel flights by Staff January 21, 2021 American Airlines is set to launch a new direct flight between New York and Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport, the airline announced in a statement. The … Continue reading

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“As long as the Jewish state maintains the upper hand—and has the will to survive—its existential enemies will be forced to comply”

JNS Israel’s normalization with four Muslim nations: The good news and the bad by Raymond Ibrahim January 21, 2021 Israel recently signed agreements establishing relations with four Muslim nations: the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco. Both good and … Continue reading

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“American Jews continue to remain tethered to the party that refuses to denounce Jew-hatred in its midst while embracing lawmakers who are raging anti-Semites, including Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Pramila Jayapal, Betty McCollum, and Keith Ellison”

AMERICAN THINKER Democrat Hypocrisy on Condemning Anti-Semitism Is Becoming Tiresome by Lauri B. Regan January 10, 2021 As an American Jew who retired after 30 years of practicing law in order to fight anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism, including spending the past … Continue reading

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Bret Stephens to President Biden: The US can achieve a lot “when it abandons decades of conventional wisdom regarding the nature of the Middle East’s problems and the solutions to them”

COMMENTARY MAGAZINE Memo to President Biden: Please Don’t Mess Up the Abraham Accords by Bret Stephens February 2021 … The prospect that the Arab–Israeli conflict, long thought to be the world’s most intractable, might be brought to an end much … Continue reading

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“As U.S.-Israel relations gear up for a great reset, the Obama administration’s parting shot may be the starting point for the Biden administration”

JNS The changing of the guard in US-Israel relations by Alex Traiman January 20, 2021 Like many American policies now expected to undergo an about-face following the inauguration of 46th President Joe Biden, U.S.-Israel relations may be gearing up for … Continue reading

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“It is now a social imperative to distance oneself from President Donald Trump, if not to revile him”

NEWSWEEK After Trump, Israel’s Claim To Truth Is Stronger by Yishai Fleisher January 19, 2021 …As The Times of Israel’s David Horovitz has written: “Israel’s White House ally is a figure of shame, and all who have celebrated associating with … Continue reading

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