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L’Honneur d’Israël

Full text of a speech delivered before the Academic College of Netanya, June 18, 2018, upon receiving an Honoris Causa doctorate

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Israel Is Losing the Social Media War

Why military supremacy is no longer enough for a Jewish state fighting on asymmetric fronts against nonstate actors with the ability to shape public perceptions and war narratives

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Block 9: Flashpoint for the Next Lebanon War?

Israel and its neighbor are embroiled in a dispute over the boundaries of resource-rich maritime territories. Which country’s claims are better supported by international maritime law?

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America’s Cash-for-Genocide Program in Syria

Agents of Influence: Obama and his advisers, now seeking to shape his legacy, say they are proud they ditched the ‘Washington playbook’ and decided to stay out of the Sunni-Shia conflict in the Middle East. Only they didn’t. They intervened on behalf of Iran.

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Baruch Marzel: An Introduction to an Extremist

The Six-Day War: A documentary film that allows a Jewish extremist to air his views unchallenged depicts something unimaginable before 1967—religious Jewish Zionist settlers living in the West Bank

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Silicon Wadi: Israel’s Arab Tech Boom

Do Israeli-Arab tech entrepreneurs in Nazareth owe their success in part to the Six-Day War?

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The State of Israel Confronts Anti-Semitism. But What Is It?

The Jewish Diaspora versus the national-policy interests of the Jewish state: a dispatch from a confounding forum on the rise and spread of an old hatred

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13 Inconvenient Truths About What Has Been Happening in Gaza

The reality is much messier than the partisan echo chambers would have you believe

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Obama and the Iranian Nuclear Threat

In an excerpt from Ehud Barak’s ‘My Country, My Life,’ the former defense minister discloses the debate over Israel’s attack plan, and a fateful conversation with President Barack Obama

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Mahmoud Abbas and the Art of Getting Away With Murder

The Palestinian president’s recent apology shows that a little bit of pressure from progressives is all that it takes for him to change course. What a pity the press, the UN, and others have been so silent for so long.

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70 Reasons to Celebrate Israel

A love letter in 70 lines

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Trump’s Grand Strategy: Get the United States out of the Middle East, Now

Our troops in Syria are hostages to Obama’s deal with Iran, which mandates a state of perpetual war between America and the region’s Sunni majority. Donald Trump wants to withdraw from both.

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Israeli Arabs Are Choosing Jewish Schools

Yom Ha’atzmaut: The benefits—and perils—of assimilation in the Jewish state

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The Gaza Delusion

The conflict isn’t between two nations, but between two irreconcilable worldviews

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Teaching Hebrew in Saudi Arabia

Hebrew studies are now legitimate in the desert kingdom, but demand is low—so far

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As We Celebrate Passover, Let Us Not Forget the Kurds

A new organization calls for embracing our allies in the war against terror, still fighting for their freedom

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‘Ambassador Samantha Power Lied to My Face About Syria,’ by Kassem Eid

A letter from a survivor of Assad’s chemical attacks about his encounter with Obama’s chief diplomat at the United Nations

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The Next Israel-Hezbollah War Won’t Be an Accident

Non-military options that might prevent an ‘Israel-Resistance Axis War’ are waning

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The Iran Deal Is Now Officially a Disaster. So Where Were You?

Agents of Influence: The real consequence of Obama’s signature foreign policy initiative is mayhem

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Rex Tillerson Babbles in Beirut While Middle East War Looms

Trump’s envoy tries to make a distinction between Hezbollah and Lebanon’s government where there is none

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Hasbara Culture and the Curse of Bibi-ism

How Prime Minister Netanyahu turns all political opinions about his leadership into a referendum on nothing less than the Manichean struggle between good and evil

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The IDF’s Secret Social-Media-Warfare Weapon

Israeli Major Avichay Adraee goes head to head with Hezbollah, on Facebook, in Arabic

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How to Talk About Israel’s African-Migrant Crisis

Switzerland, too, is toughening its stance on Eritreans—and no one is calling it a Gestapo state

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Jewish Participation in Iranian Political Life

Recent protests in Iran join a long history of what today would be known as activism

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Anti-Feminism and Anti-Zionism

Two sister revolutions emerged from the enlightenment, only to find themselves under siege

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The Ayatollah Empire Is Rotting Away

Regime clerics steal everything, including the pistachio nuts

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Trump, Jerusalem, and the Jews

Was it cheap politics or historical concern and fellow-feeling that motivated the president to declare his allegiance to the millennial capital?

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Trump’s Embassy Statement

To really stand with Israel, the president will need to reverse the course of his predecessor and stop Iran’s march to regional hegemony. Mere proclamations mean nothing.

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Realism and the Kurds

Bernard-Henri Lévy presents his extraordinary documentary Peshmerga at the United Nations, but civilization isn’t listening

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The Beirut Echo Chamber

News of the News: How Lebanon came to host an information campaign designed to protect the pro-Iran policies of the Obama administration from the pro-Saudi policies of the Trump administration

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