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Is the Jewish State the Ultimate Evil or a Golden Opportunity? Ideology vs. Politics in the Teachings and Actions of Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum – the Satmar Rebbe

Why did Rabbi Yoel attract so much attention both among the general Jewish public and among scholars? Read More »

The Arab-Muslim Slave Trade: Lifting the Taboo

The issue of the Eastern and trans-Saharan slave trade organized by the Arabs is deliberately ignored and considered a taboo subject. Read More »

Freedom Denied: A Firsthand Look at Kurdistan’s Referendum Debacle, One Year On

In 2017, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRG) held a highly contentious independence referendum, the fallout of which defines their future one year later. Read More »

Françoise S. Ouzan, Young Holocaust Survivors Rebuilt Their Lives: France, the United States, and Israel

Three quarters of a century after the liberation of the last camp, as their numbers steadily dwindle, how are former young Holocaust survivors coping? Read More »

James Loeffler, Rooted Cosmopolitans: Jews and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century

The title of this book is a challenge to two traditional stereotypes of the Jews. Read More »

Stephan Grigat, Israel’s Solitude: Zionism, the Israeli Left, and the Iranian Threat

Amid the transatlantic controversy on how further to deal with the Iranian threat, Grigat’s book has gained renewed importance. Read More »

Alan Dershowitz, The Case for Peace: How the Arab-Israeli Conflict Can Be Resolved

This book is in fact a case against the enemies of peace, as Dershowitz analyzes the barriers that the advocates of peace confront. Read More »

Regarding Israel’s Borders: The Bible is neither a Land Registry nor a Legend

Rejection of politico-religious fundamentalism does not have to lead to ignorance of biblical meanings and their interpretation. Read More »

The Saudi Specter over the American Education System

Analysis of Saudi Arabia’s vast investment in the U.S. education system starting in the 1980s but especially after 9/11. Read More »

The Polish Theologian Waldemar Chrostowski and the Setback of the Christian-Jewish Dialogue

Will anti-Semitism become acceptable again at the center of the Catholic Church? Read More »

To Kill Hope? In Search of a Reliable Strategy to Fight Terrorism

Terrorism is stimulated by the rational hope of terrorist leaders to achieve their objectives within a reasonably short period of time. Read More »

Palestinian Leaders Threaten Jerusalem’s Arabs on Eve of City’s Municipal Elections

The Palestinian Authority, Hamas, and Mufti consider voters to be “traitors” Read More »

A Canadian Newspaper Praises Palestinian Mothers Who Sent Their Sons on Jihad Missions

Is anti-Israel fanaticism instilled in children by mothers? Read More »

What Stands behind Iran’s War Threats?

Is Iran’s leadership becoming unbalanced by the domestic and economic turmoil? Read More »

What Israel Should Do when a Stone Falls
out of the Western Wall

The time has come for Israel to demonstrate its sovereignty over the Temple Mount. Read More »