When your child goes to Israel for a gap year

Parents always worry about their children's welfare and certainly when they send their young adult children to an Israel gap year program. Rightly so, although in just about every case, the year passes and the kids...

Travesty of Palestinian education

The new school year kicked off in the Palestinian Authority last month, and it was business as usual. The authors of this year's textbooks have made sure to keep up their long tradition of...

Israel’s COGAT Problem

After Israel won the 1967 Six Day War, liberating eastern Jerusalem, the Golan Heights, Judea and Samaria and the Gaza Strip from Jordanian, Syrian and Egyptian occupation, these areas were placed under the authority...

PM Netanyahu’s Speech to the UN General Assembly

(Communicated by the Prime Minister's Media Adviser) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today (Thursday, 27 September 2018), addressed the UN General Assembly: "Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, When I spoke here, three years ago, Israel stood alone among...

Justification for slaying Jewish civilians well tolerated by Western world

Introduction PM Netanyahu and many other senior Israeli politicians mourned the slaying of Ari Fuld, a father of 4, outside a shopping center. https://www.facebook.com/Netanyahu/photos/a.10151681566507076/10155849858982076/?type=3&theater Fuld, who lived in Efrat, was killed by a Palestinian-Arab terrorist. Palestinian-Arab terrorism is...

Yes, we know the Palestinian Authority sponsors terror

Recent moves of the US administration on the Palestinian arena (deducting $200 million from US aid and probably adopting a new approach on Palestinian refugees) are signs that as we approach the 25th anniversary...

Outrage: From Warsaw to Jerusalem

Yad Vashem, Israel’s official memorial center for six million Jews  murdered during WWII, has issued a stinging critique of a joint statement by the Israeli and Polish prime ministers that was meant to resolve...

From Israel: The Head Spins

July 6, 2018 I confess, my head is spinning a bit less because of the time with my grandchildren. Had a great tour of Har Hazeitim with two of them this week. But the world goes...

Bishop questions PA’s ‘pay to slay’ policy

AN Israeli authority on Palestinian textbooks has urged Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to follow her new stance on Palestinian “martyr” payments with a tough line on Palestinian Authority (PA) ­schoolbooks. Bishop wrote to PA Foreign...

The Palestinian Authority sponsors terrorism, and the Taylor Force Act has finally put it...

The stunning acknowledgment by Congress through the passage of the Taylor Force Act that the Palestinian Authority has laws in place and budgets allocated to paying terrorists and their families has changed the narrative...