Jewish World

Israeli Civility

by | in Israel

By Irv Cantor Inconsiderate behavior, illogical rules and regulations, bureaucracy. How often do you hear American olim complaining about these aspects of Israeli society? Truthfully, however,… Read more

Standing Up for Israel

by | in Inside the OU

Standing up for Israel is nothing new. Before and after 1948, anyone who loved and believed in our homeland was prepared to defend her to the rest of the world. Do you remember when we were teenagers?… Read more

Hate on Campus

by | in Jewish World

By Ari Ziegler  In February of 2013, when I was a graduate student at Brooklyn College, my campus hosted Omar Barghouti, a founding member of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural… Read more

On Guard in Jerusalem

by | in Israel

If, like me, you are a man of a certain age who never served in Vietnam or the Israeli army, you have probably also never seen a gun fired in anger. This was certainly the case for the ten or so of… Read more

What We Can Do

by | in Jewish World

1. Identify the Islamic threat A great deal of the jihadi agitation is fundamentally linked to hatred of Jews and Israel; the West needs to be honest, acknowledge the threat and take it seriously. “I… Read more