UN’s anti-Israel special rapporteur again excuses Palestinian violence

June 23, 2022 by  

The new U.N. Special Rapporteur on Palestinian issues has justified violence against Israelis for the second time in her short stint. Read more

Israelis get approval to head to Qatar for World Cup

June 10, 2022 by  

Add another Gulf destination has opened to Israeli citizens, at least for a month. Read more

New State Department anti-Semitism envoy Lipstadt delivers first address

May 27, 2022 by  

Giving her first address as the U.S. State Department’s new special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism, Ambassador Deborah Lipstadt told a gathering in New York City that she insisted on ending her oath of office with “so help me G-d.” Lipstadt will need every bit of support she can get, she said. Read more

Was an American drug-terror operation against Hezbollah halted to advance the Iran nuclear deal?

May 22, 2022 by  

It’s a story few listened to the first time. It’s coming around again at a critical juncture. Read more

How do Putin and Zelensky get the Holocaust so wrong?

May 20, 2022 by  

It’s a piece of the Holocaust that even scholars misunderstand, or neglect altogether. And it’s a story unknown even to the descendants of a quarter-million Holocaust survivors. Read more

Groups back International Legal Forum report blasting anti-Israel UN inquiry

May 19, 2022 by  

A coalition of 25 pro-Israel organizations from around the world has signed on to an International Legal Forum (ILF) report castigating the U.N. Commission of Inquiry against Israel as “singularly unprecedented, unjust and completely lacking in impartiality or any legal basis.” Read more

Nazi weapons site is to be filled with the sounds of Jewish-composed music

May 15, 2022 by  

He and his family escaped the Nazis. His music will now be played where Hitler’s regime tested its weapons. Read more

A talk with God about the Holocaust

May 1, 2022 by  

For some, the issue never fades from memory. Menachem Rosensaft was born in 1948 in Bergen-Belsen, a Nazi concentration camp turned into a displaced persons camp after the war. Read more

Israeli diplomats work feverishly to tend to those affected by Ukraine crisis

March 29, 2022 by  

In an area of the world where being a Jew once meant peril, it now can save your life. Read more

At latest UN Security Council session, Israel faces continued scrutiny, despite coming under increasing terror attacks

March 24, 2022 by  

By the time the meeting was over, four Israelis were dead, as part of a growing spate of terror attacks that has the capacity to help light the region ablaze. Read more

UN vote reprimanding Russia brings together emerging Mideast coalition

March 4, 2022 by  

Israel and the Middle East have rarely been this united on a vote. Nearly every United States ally in the region fell in line, contributing to an unmistakable message: It’s not just the West, but the world, demanding that Russia halt its invasion of Ukraine. Read more

Israeli distributor takes Ben & Jerry’s to court

March 4, 2022 by  

Avi Zinger was so upset after Ben & Jerry’s pulled the rug out from under him that he never picked up the phone to speak with them. Instead, he’s taking them, and their parent company Unilever, to a U.S. district court. Read more

Israel takes nuanced approach to UN emergency session on Ukraine

March 2, 2022 by  

“We should take a picture together.” Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan strolled across the General Assembly floor on Monday morning, making a direct line for his counterpart from Ukraine. Read more

‘Maus’: Parental control, whitewashing led to book ban

February 9, 2022 by  

Yet again, those who wanted to learn about Maus had to leapfrog obstacles. Read more

Israeli-led resolution combating Holocaust denial receives overwhelming support at UN

January 21, 2022 by  

The first time, it was about remembrance. This time, it’s about preserving those memories. Read more

UN Security Council president: Israelis and Palestinians need to ‘get back to negotiating table’

January 20, 2022 by  

She helped lead the backchannel effort to get Israeli and Palestine Liberation Organization leaders in the same room to hash out an interim agreement that was to serve as a basis for peace. Read more