Articles

Palestinian Incitement to Violence and Terror:
Nothing New, But Still Dangerous

Palestinian Leaders’ Incitement Undermines their Sincerity as Negotiators Read More »

The Status of Jerusalem in America’s Foreign Policy,
Legislation and Jurisprudence

The U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Policy on Jerusalem Read More »

Defending Israel, One Article at a Time

Nestled in a small building in the German Colony in Jerusalem, Israel, is a quaint, historic building known as the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA). This edifice houses a group of scholars who are interested in defending Israel. I had the pleasure of interning for them this summer. Read More »

The Hidden Hand behind the Palestinian Terror Wave

Hamas tries to spark an intifada in the West Bank and Jerusalem Read More »

Iran’s Stake in Syria

Iranian and Russian involvement in Syria reflect the instability in the Middle East Read More »

Abbas’ UN Speech and the Unrest in Jerusalem

Abbas’s speech revealed his basic stance, which includes unequivocal support for terror, a racist attitude toward the Jewish people, an entrenched hatred for Israel, and a will to destroy it. Read More »

The Muslim Schism over Jerusalem

Holiness of Al-Aqsa Mosque rejected by key elements in Sunni Islam. Read More »

The Mistaken Rationale behind the Iran Nuclear Deal

Technical details of the Iran Nuclear Deal are troublesome. Read More »

The Disintegration of Syria and Its Impact on Israel

Is Assad’s demise inevitable? Read More »

Vital Points on the Iran Deal: Major Flaws and Positive Elements

Deal paves Iran’s route to a nuclear arsenal Read More »

Questions and Answers about the Iranian Nuclear Agreement

Institute for Contemporary Affairs Founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation Vol. 15, No. 26    August 26, 2015 Is it a good deal? Even by the criteria that the Americans declared at the start of the talks and during […] Read More »

Dore Gold: “You Can’t Try and Railroad Israel”

Dore Gold, a longtime adviser to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who was appointed director-general of Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in June 2015, was interviewed by PBS Frontline on Aug. 24, 2015. Read More »

The Nuclear Deal: No Pause in Iran’s Vow to Destroy Israel

Ayatollah Khomeini’s founding vision of the eradication of Zionism still guides Iran’s religious, political and military establishment. Read More »

Turkey Attacks the Kurds and the Islamic State

Turkey’s attacks in Syria and Iraq appear directed at the Kurds more than the Islamic State fighters. Read More »

Condemnation and Condolence by the UN Secretary General — Genuine or Politically Biased?

In the strong condemnation by the UN Secretary General dated July 31, 2015, issued hours after the tragic event, in a statement attributable to his spokesman, his expression of condolences to the family and his call for the perpetrators to be brought to justice were clearly pertinent and justified. Read More »