Voices

The Meaning of Gaza’s Tunnels

If Hamas hides the bulk of its fighters and munitions in the tunnels, Israel somehow has to find, search and destroy those tunnels. If Hamas builds...

The Agony and Determination of Sderot

The world must understand that Israel’s fight is existential, that we will not cease until the Hamas threat is eradicated. The collective memory of...

Hamas can end this

For Hamas, the only solution is destruction of the Jewish state, as explicitly stated in their charter. So Hamas will insist on fighting a war they...

Why Anti-Zionism Is Antisemitism

The attack is unexpected and brutal, but Reb Zushya endures it in stoic silence, until he eventually collapses unconscious on the floor, and the...

Why I Can’t Stop Writing About Oct. 7

Everything that was true before Oct. 7 became more so after it. Hate crimes against Jews, which had nearly quintupled in the previous 10 years, also...

The View from Here

I’m a writer. A Jewish comedy writer. I know, hardly a rarity. In fact, one of the most oft-asked questions I get during the Q&A portion of...

The Alternate Universe of Antisemitism

But, curiously, the white, non-racist students aren’t standing up for them. Unfathomable. Some, in fact, have gone ahead and joined the barbaric...

Hamas’s ‘suffering’ excuse

“This is not war. This is murderous hatred. It is cynically bartering human lives, both Palestinian and Israeli, for publicity: The more...

The Rescuers

I was in Beirut in the 1970s when this (“From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free”) chant was popular, and I can assure you it...

The ‘Cease-Fire Now’ Imposture

Remember, there was a cease-fire on Oct. 6 that Hamas broke by their barbaric assault on peaceful civilians and their kidnapping, their killing,...

The Israel War Crime Complexifier

Israel has the right to defend itself and deter further invasion, but foreign policy insiders, and now Sullivan and Biden, are increasingly...