Category: Israel

American Jewry, Israel, US Politics

Nikki Haley, Israel, and Why She Won’t Win the Nomination

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Nikki Haley, during her tenure as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, demonstrated a strong commitment to Israel’s security and sovereignty. Her vocal support for Israel in international forums and her staunch defense of its right to self-defense earned her praise from many pro-Israel advocates. Additionally, Haley’s diplomatic approach often provided a more nuanced and …

campus antisemitism, Israel, Massacres and Disasters

Columbia Invites Hamas Supporter to its ‘Day of Dialogue’

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Columbia University defended its invitation to Hatem Bazian to be the keynote speaker at its “Day of Dialogue” event. The Hamas-supporting Bazian is the founder of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP). A professor at Berkeley, Bazian has called to dismantle Israel, and stated that “it’s about time we had an intifada in this country.” …

American Jewry, antisemitism, campus antisemitism, Israel

Why Does the World Hate Jews?

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October 7 and the Hamas attack on the Jews had extreme repercussions outside Israel, for Jews everywhere. In America, in Europe, on and off campus. Protests abound, often violent, and always annoying to those inconvenienced by them, for instance, when protesters take to the streets and block traffic. There is only so much that can …

Israel, Massacres and Disasters

Is Hamas keeping women and children hostage to keep them from talking?

Women hold signs of Oct 7 hostages

Is Hamas keeping women and children hostage to keep them from talking? State Department spokesman Mathew Miller suggests that this is exactly the case: “The fact that they continue to hold women hostages, the fact that they continue to hold children hostages, the fact that it seems one of the reasons they don’t want to …

Israel, Massacres and Disasters

Hostage Release: Israelis Waver Between Joy and Concern

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With 39 hostages released as part of a ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, Israelis waver between joy and concern. Joy because the release of hostages comes as a relief, especially in regard to small children, many of whom saw their parents murdered on that fateful October day. With 39 hostages released as part of …

antisemitism, campus antisemitism, Israel, Massacres and Disasters, terror

Rising Antisemitism in the Wake of October 7th

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On October 7th, Hamas terrorists crossed into Israel and massacred 1,400 men, women, and children in the largest attack since the Holocaust. Roughly 240 civilians were taken to Gaza, and with the exception of 5 captives, remain in captivity. Since that time, a tide of antisemitism has swept the world. Jewish people are living in …

Israel, Israeli Politics

Protests Against Israeli Judicial Reform Enter 10th Week

Israeli protest against judicial reform

Israelis protested against judicial reform on Saturday night. The reform is meant to curb overreach, as justices are by law, allowed to overturn any government decision they don’t like. Israel now has a right-wing government and the court is packed with left-wing justices. When the court overrules the decisions of this government, they are subverting …

campus antisemitism, Israel

U Chicago Academics Call for Halt to “In-Person” Protest of IDF Veteran’s Class

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More than 100 academics from across the United States have signed a letter asking the University of Chicago to stop the in-person, disruptive protest by Students for Justice in Palestine against a class taught by retired Israeli Defense Forces General Meir Elran. The contretemps began at the beginning of February, when SJP members tried to …