Ruthie Blum

Ruthie Blum

Ruthie Blum is the author of the book "To Hell in a Handbasket: Carter, Obama, and the 'Arab Spring.'" A former senior editor at the Jerusalem Post, she is currently a political affairs columnist for Israel Hayom. Originally from New York, she has been living in Israel since 1977.
President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on January 28

It's time to give Netanyahu, Trump a break and benefit of the doubt


The link between George Orwell, George Floyd and the Jews – opinion

A protester carrying a "Palestinian Lives Matter" sign at a Tel Aviv protest

If Black Lives Matter, then don't Palestinian Lives?


Intersectional protests strengthen Netanyahu's push for sovereignty


Ellen DeGeneres, George Floyd and Iyad al-Halak

Likud MKs applaud Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of his first trial hearing on Sunday

Right from wrong: Why we want Netanyahu’s trial televised

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a leadership meeting in Ramallah, in the Israeli-o

Could his protests over annexation be Mahmoud Abbas’s last whimper?

1944 EDITORIAL CARTOON by Eric Godal reflects that numerous attacks in New York City were antisemiti

A portrait of viral antisemitism


The pandemic - like others before it - has incubated antisemitism


Releasing terrorists doesn’t help flatten the curve

An Israeli flag [Ilustrative]

Israel is a country, not a concept - opinion


Hell hath no fury like Bibi-haters scorned – opinion

A man wears a face mask  with David Star at the Nachlaot Neighborhood in Jerusalem on April 12, 2020

Does Israel have a ‘no exit’ strategy from corona?

Yaakov Litzman at the weekly cabinet meeting, March 2020.

Right from Wrong: It’s a lack self-awareness, stupid!

An employee of German biopharmaceutical company CureVac, demonstrates research workflow on a vaccine

No coronavirus vaccine can inoculate against anti-vaxxers

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recommends Israelis use the namaste greeting to avoid contracting

Right from Wrong: Netanyahu’s trustworthy coronavirus leadership


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