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‘Pro-Palestinian’ Means No Such Thing

Eric Rozenman
“There are three kinds of lies,” Mark Twain said, attributing the insight to Benjamin Disraeli, “lies, damned lies and statistics.” Turns out there is...

Biden Admin Needs Israel, With Or Without Netanyahu

Shoshana Bryen
The disaffection of the Biden administration for the new Israeli government led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is public. State Department briefings are routinely...

U.S.-Israel Military Partnership Remains Strong for 2023

Shoshana Bryen
Government-to-government relations between Israel and the United States are shaky for reasons the American government periodically makes clear. By contrast, there is a clear...

The Presidential Traditions of Hanukkah

Dr. Tevi Troy
On the evening of Sunday, Dec. 18, Jews across the globe will mark Hanukkah by lighting candles. The tradition originates in the 2nd-century B.C. triumph...

The UN Has Proven Itself To Be A Pit Of Amorality. Here’s Why…

Shoshana Bryen
The Iranian mullahs hate women and they’re killing them — and a lot of other people, including children — in the streets of Iran....

How Long Do They Get to be Wrong?

Shoshana Bryen
Old-line, Oslo-era “peace processers” Daniel Kurtzer and Aaron David Miller have a prescription for U.S. relations with Israel for 2023. It is a large, threatening hammer,...

Has Biden’s Justice Department Gone Rogue?

Shoshana Bryen
The Justice Department announced earlier this month that the FBI was opening a new investigation into the death of Al-Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh. Left-wing...

The Palestinians had a great Thanksgiving, Israel not so much

Shoshana Bryen
While you were still trying to figure out how to seat 12 people at a table for 10, seven-year-old Israeli Demir Ladigin and his...

Two Gun Cohen and Soong Ching-ling

Guermantes Lailari and Stephen Bryen
She came from the most important 20th century Chinese family. Her name means "Lucky Years" and she, her two sisters, and her brother played...

The U.S.-Israel Relationship: Navigating The Post-Election Landscape

Shoshana Bryen
The assessments are starting… now! The confluence of Israeli and American elections has brought the pundits out in full force to dissect the question, “What...

More Sanctions Won’t Fix This

Shoshana Bryen
Iran is selling drones they are not supposed to have to Russia, and Russia is using Iranian drones to attack Ukrainian civilians—a combination of...

The Debate Inside Israel over the Maritime Boundary Arrangement with Lebanon

Dr. Eran Lerman
Not since the Oslo Accords of 1993–1995 has an aspect of Israel’s relations with an Arab neighbor aroused such vehement argument in the Israeli...

Is It Realistic To Ask Israel To Meddle In The Ukraine-Russia War?

Shoshana Bryen
Israel is walking a fine line between the defense of its people and territory, and its support of Ukraine’s defense against Russia. Ukrainian demands...

Israel’s Merry-Go-Round Elections: A Primer

David M. Weinberg
Editor's Note: David M. Weinberg a senior fellow at the Jerusalem-based Kohelet Forum, a research fellow at Habithonistim: Israel’s Defense and Security Forum, and a...

Biden Deflects to Saudi Arabia

Shoshana Bryen
Deflection. That’s when someone tries to turn aside responsibility and shift it to someone/something else. Today’s example is the rampage by the White House...