Why Israel let Hamas win

Why Israel let Hamas win

By Caroline Glick, JPost— Israel’s security cabinet’s decision Tuesday afternoon to walk away from the war Hamas initiated Monday and to accept a “ceasefire” is frustrating and infuriating. Hamas shot nearly 500 projectiles into Israel in under 24 hours. It blew...
Start-Up Nation vs Blow-Up Nation

Start-Up Nation vs Blow-Up Nation

By Michael Freund, Jerusalem Post— With its decades-old track record of murder and mayhem, Hamas has already secured itself a place in the annals of infamy. From bus bombings to underground terror tunnels to the indiscriminate firing of thousands of rockets and...
The Chutzpah of Hamas

The Chutzpah of Hamas

By Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt, Congregation B’nai Tzedek— Like so many Yiddish words (and curses) the word “chutzpah” is very descriptive. The best definition is the old joke which appears in Leo Rosten’s classic lexicon, “The Joy of Yiddish.” He explains chutzpah...
Europe’s About-Face on Israel

Europe’s About-Face on Israel

By Melanie Phillips, Algemeiner— A strange, startling, and deeply unfamiliar sound was heard this week. A Trump tweet imploding perhaps? Kim Jong-Un finally destroying his nuclear arsenal? A distant rumble from the Hawaii volcano? No. It was the sound of the...