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.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Right from wrong: Politics and indictments aside

Supporters of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu protest outside Likud Party headquarters in

Right from Wrong: No, Israel’s not imploding

AN IRON DOME antimissile system is installed near the Israeli side of the border with Syria in the G

Right from wrong: Israel’s battle on the ‘home front’

An injured woman is evacuated to hospital after a rocket was fired from Gaza into Israel, in Ashkelo

Right from wrong:Amnesty International’s offensive defense

Justice Minister Amir Ohana, 2019.

Defending Israel’s justice minister Amir Ohana

 Closeup of doctor giving a vaccination to a young patient.

Right from wrong: Cancel Tel Aviv’s anti-vax convention


Benny Gantz’s speech: Feigned statesmanship with deadly serious flaw

Michal Sela, who was stabbed to death in October 2019.

Bloody murder is not ‘normative’

Angela Merkel

Right from Wrong: Merkel’s shameless deflection

The streets of Herzliya on Yom Kippur. bikes

Right from Wrong: Owing Israel an apology

THIS FLOAT at a German parade has the words ‘Terror has nothing to do with religion’ written on thre

Right from Wrong: From the mouths of mullahs

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara Netanyahu, vote, September 17, 2019

Right from Wrong: Belittling Bibi’s mastery by calling it ‘magic’


Bibi’s incumbency (dis)advantage

A sign on a Jerusalem bus proclaims, ‘The Likud is strength.’ Party candidate Ze’ev Elkin’s appeal i

Right from Wrong: A (Likud) party to remember

The slips used to vote in the 2019 elections, April 9th, 2019

Polls, attempted putsches and ayatollahs


Right From Wrong: What Trump doesn’t understand about Jews


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