February 27, 2015: NY verdict
Readers respond to the latest 'Jerusalem Post' articles.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
No Holds Barred: Susan Rice and the politicization of genocide
While Israel faces the possibility of genocide, Rice shows gross insensitivity to an Israeli leader for simply speaking out.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
My Word: Stories and plots
It was a week of only-in-Israel moments.
By LIAT COLLINS
Into the Fray: The Chamberlainization of Israeli politics
Through ongoing attrition by the Arabs and capitulation by the Jews, what once were unthinkable concessions have become perceived policy imperatives.
By MARTIN SHERMAN
Know Comment: Epistle to Congress
The speech that Netanyahu might give in Washington next week.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
Yael's Corner: It’s time to close the computer and take action
This week, an answer came to me through an eye-opening experience I had with an Ethiopian-Israeli street cleaner named Yefet in a small city in central Israel.
By YAEL ECKSTEIN
Bird's Eye View: America needs Wilt – not Neville – Chamberlain
Following my return to Israel, I watched in near disbelief last night’s news showing an Iranian naval exercise that brazenly showcased their destruction of a mock US aircraft carrier.
By DANNY GROSSMAN
The next generation
Young people in Israel still feel a strong connection to their country, but they are frustrated with the lack of professional opportunities and the difficult financial situation.
By LIOR AKERMAN
Unexpected Israel: On the other hand...
Barack Obama, David Cameron, Benjamin Netanyahu and Mahmoud Abbas are all left-handed.
By RUTH CORMAN
Another Tack: Oh, to be Abdullah!
Imagine if Benjamin Netanyahu swaggered like King Abdullah; But what’s exhorted in some is unthinkable for others.
By SARAH HONIG
Hebrew translation of ‘The Israeli Solution’ hits bookstores
Since the publication of the English version of her book, Glick has seen encouraging signs that the idea of annexation is gaining traction.
By ORIT ARFA
Three decades of US lies about Jonathan Pollard unmasked
After nearly three decades, in light of the government’s perfidy, the only conceivable way to provide a belated measure of justice is to end Pollard’s incarceration immediately.
By ELIOT LAUER AND JACQUES SEMMELMAN
Parshat Tetzaveh: Stones with a human heart
When the High Priest served in the Temple, he did not do so as a private person of high stature, but rather as an emissary loyally representing the entire nation.
By RABBI SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
The appalling talk of boycotting Netanyahu
Congress has the right to disagree with the prime minister, but the idea that some members of Congress will not give him the courtesy of listening violates protocol and basic decency.
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ
Column One: In Israel’s hour of need
Netanyahu is coming to Washington next week because Obama has left him no choice.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
The centrist illusion
Koolanu and Yesh Atid attract right-wing voters with their socioeconomic platform – but a vote for them is a vote for a Palestinian state
By DAN ILLOUZ
A Dose of Nuance: The dangers of prime ministerial comparisons
Begin, undoubtedly the greatest orator in Israel’s history, understood there are moments when words do not count, only actions do.
By DANIEL GORDIS
Grumpy Old Man: Journos under fire
The profession has long been taking hits. The question is, might the latest be fatal for non-partisan, mainstream news?
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
Police and Thieves: One step forward, two steps back
Despite the appointment of a top female cop, there is no magical solution for a police force reeling from scandal.
By BEN HARTMAN
Out There: Revealing thoughts
So there I was in Azerbaijan, in the middle of the Caucasus, in the Jewish section of Quba, just down the road from Dagestan.
By HERB KEINON
The latest in Kerry’s long litany of dire predictions is his warning that the Palestinian Authority might not survive if Israel keeps withholding the tax revenues it collects for Ramallah.
By JPost Editorial
Encountering Peace: Going ballistic even prior to an agreement
Iran must not get nuclear weapons and must not be allowed to become a nuclear threshold state.
By GERSHON BASKIN
Congress and America still stand strong with Israel
America and Israel are facing a regime that is fanatically committed to their destruction, a regime that is inching every day closer to nuclear bomb capabilities.
By DOUG LAMBORN
February 26: Cart before horse
Of all the arguments advising Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cancel his planned address before a joint session of US Congress, the one by Frank Luntz is the most absurd.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Media Comment: The dogs don’t watch
At the end of the day, the Israeli media does not live up to its self-image as the watchdog of democracy. It fails where it is most crucial – election time.
By YISRAEL MEDAD,ELI POLLAK
Israeli artists coming to America
Let’s applaud rock legends Paul McCartney, Elton John, Paul Simon, Bob Dylan and The Rolling Stones, who all performed in Israel in recent years despite pressure not to.
By SARIT ARBELL
Support, outrage and indifference
The Jewish community of the US is by and large showing indifference to the existential threat of a nuclear Iran and is steering clear of any controversy related to Netanyahu’s planned visit.
By OPHIR FALK
Netanyahu does honor to Zionism
Zionism is not about being popular; those who dishonor our past and who fail to face up to clear and present dangers can't be trusted with the holy task of protecting the future of the Jewish People.
By DAVID KIRSHENBAUM
Washington Watch: Why Netanyahu wants to get out of town
Netanyahu has ignored the advice from American Jewish leaders and Israelis across the political spectrum to cancel his trip to the US.
By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD
Have Jews ever been safe in France?
In my heart and soul I want to say “Vive La France, forever,” but I am very much afraid that forever is in jeopardy and that the future of France that I knew and love will ultimately disappear.
By WARREN ADLER