Anti-Semitism can be fought only with policy action, not lip service

Anti-Semitism turns truly dangerous when it becomes the organizing principle of a society. This occurred during the past century under Nazism and communism, and it is occurring again today. Read more

Never again? Only if the Jews never stop fighting

January 31, 2020 by  

How does a Jewish girl born after the war experience the Shoah and remember it? The answer is with strain, disgust and disbelief—yes, quite naively. Read more

To combat anti-Semitism, one must first define it

An unprecedented conference will begin on Jan. 23 (an official dinner will take place the night before) in Jerusalem—one in which world leaders, including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Italian President Sergio Mattarella and French President Emmanuel Macron, will confer on how to defeat the scourge of anti-Semitism. Read more

When the dust settles in Syria …

To speak about Kurds has suddenly become a cry in favour of human rights and self-determination by the Western press, and rightly so: The assault they are suffering is lethal and may become genocidal. Read more

Making news, rather than dealing with real problems in Israel

Israel is shaken and wounded. On Thursday, the country’s top prosecutor, Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit, with 57 pages of allegations, announced his intention to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery, fraud and breach of trust, thereby not only undermining a great leader—a key political figure both at home and abroad—but also clearly trying of influencing heavily the outcome of the upcoming general elections to be held on April 9. Read more

Holocaust denial, purposeful dementia and Israel

Memory loss can be a terrible disease. In the best case, it affects our recall of the minor details of an event, but in the worst case, such as with Alzheimer’s disease, it can lead to complete distortion of the past. Read more

Hamas rolls the dice … again

From the possibility of an agreement to that of war, complete with dead and wounded, Hamas has returned together with other terrorist militias to hold all citizens in southern Israel hostage. Read more

Pittsburgh, politics and the president

Anti-Semitism hovered like a ghost, especially after the Pittsburgh massacre, on the U.S. midterm elections, and it has unexpectedly become a keyword for all of November…writes Fiamma Nirenstein/JNS. Read more

Jordan challenges Israel on land-lease agreement

Under a blistering sun back in 1994, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and King Hussein of Jordan, along with U.S. President Bill Clinton’s support and watchful eye, signed the Israel-Jordan peace treaty in the Arava valley of Israel, north of Eilat and near the Jordanian border…writes Fiamma Nirenstein/JNS. Read more

Corbyn unmasked: He brought flowers to terrorists

August 17, 2018 by  

Even a reaction to an accusation of anti-Semitism can be anti-Semitic…writes Fiamma Nirenstein/JNS. Read more

Trump opens door for talks with Iran to isolate the ayatollahs

U.S. President Donald Trump’s manner, in which he initially puts forth his most ferocious face and then an extended hand, creates a situation that the interlocutor doesn’t expect…writes Fiamma Nirenstein/JNS. Read more

Syrians flee towards hospitals of the ‘enemy’

The strong winds in the Golan Heights blow pain and come from tent cities in which displaced Syrians are clustered together a few meters from the steel-and-barbed-wire fence with Israel…writes Fiamma Nirenstein. Read more

Who’s right? Not the left in Europe!

If someone showed British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn or Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan footage of the waving of Israeli flags during a speech in front of a mass of people made by Matteo Salvini, Deputy Prime Minister of Italy and Interior Minister, at the his party’s (the League) annual gathering a few days ago in Pontida, Italy, both would undoubtedly interpret this in their own way…writes Fiamma Nirenstein. Read more

All these years later, Netanyahu is finally vindicated

Jerusalem buzzes with joy in these hours, and so, too, does Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. An amazing spectacle of fireworks above the City of David is being prepared, the streets are decorated with flowers, and the U.S. consulate has finally become an embassy…writes Fiamma Nirenstein/JNS. Read more

Iran’s and Abbas’s ‘truths,’ revealed

The Middle East, like the top of Mount Everest, continually finds itself engulfed by a sea of clouds…writes Fiamma Nirenstein/JNS. Read more

New tactic by Hamas: Using human matchsticks to fuel the fire

The risk of the “March of Return,” organised by Hamas last Friday, is that of a new kind of mass terrorism, a new kind of war…writes Fiamma Nirenstein/JNS. Read more

Kill or be killed: Terror is the sole tool of Hamas

After Israel buried another two young soldiers—Sgt. Netanel Kahalani, 20, and Capt. Ziv Deus, 21, who were killed on March 16 by a Palestinian terrorist after he rammed his car into a group of soldiers (two others were injured in the attack) along a road southwest of Jenin—Israeli troops on the border with Gaza blew up two more tunnels built with the intent of allowing terrorists to again enter the Jewish state. Read more