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No Holds Barred: The ferocious battle for Israel at New York University

No Holds Barred: The ferocious battle for Israel at New York University

Over the last few years NYU has emerged as one of the most hostile campuses to Israel in the United States.   I was happy to see a  piece in the New York Observer by members of TorchPAC, New York University’s  pro-Israel advocacy group, attacking…

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Opinion: Terror in Jerusalem

Opinion: Terror in Jerusalem

We are the only people on Earth who are asked – forced even – to negotiate and come to settlements with those sworn to our annihilation. HE SPOKE slowly and hauntingly, just two feet from me, a conscience of mankind indicting humanity for the world’s…

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The Fear and Awe of Elie Wiesel

The Fear and Awe of Elie Wiesel

When I was a child I discovered the holocaust at about eight. By perhaps ten I remember video images of tractors moving mounds of bodies into mass graves. I started learning about gas chambers and crematoria. I was struck by the monstrous, unspeakable injustice. Why…

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Ex-Australian FM Carr stabs Israel in the back

Ex-Australian FM Carr stabs Israel in the back

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – Few people outside of Australia will have heard of Bob Carr, a former Australian foreign minister and premier of New South Wales, Australia’s most populous state. And few will care, especially now that Carr is out of office, mostly washed up, and…

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Why This Reform Rabbi Loves Shmuley Boteach

Why This Reform Rabbi Loves Shmuley Boteach

One of the new phrases of the digital age is “authorpreneur.” It refers to writers who become entrepreneurs in order to get their message out and sell books. Authorpreneurs not only have to be good writers.They have to be savvy marketers. They have to build…

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1000 ways to die in Australia

1000 ways to die in Australia

Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory – It was not the information we wanted to hear. As the receptionist showed us the long 4-wheel treks to the famous waterfalls at Australia’s biggest park, he shared that a German tourist had died at one of the falls…

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Loveletter to America: Here’s Why I Don’t Live ‘Down Under’

Loveletter to America: Here’s Why I Don’t Live ‘Down Under’

I’m here down under on a lecture and media tour for my new book Kosher Lust. Having married a woman from Sydney I always ask myself why I don’t live in Australia. It’s the most beautiful country in the world with arguably the highest standard…

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Republicans Win Big – Here’s Why

Republicans Win Big – Here’s Why

The only surprise about the giant Republican victory is why it didn’t happen sooner. Why did President Obama even win reelection in 2012? Clearly, the American people got tired of seeing American weakness internationally and the rise of monsters like ISIS as a direct result…

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Genocide, the Jews, and Why they Call Israel Nazis

Genocide, the Jews, and Why they Call Israel Nazis

We’ve long witnessed Mahmoud Abbas – “the moderate” – naming public squares after Palestinian terrorists whose hands are dripping with Jewish blood. He posthumously bestowed the “Star of Honor” on Abu Jihad, the mastermind of the 1978 Coastal Road attack where 38 Israelis, including 13…

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Bibi Netanyahu, the ‘Chickensh**t’ Who Won’t Play Ball with Barack Obama

Bibi Netanyahu, the ‘Chickensh**t’ Who Won’t Play Ball with Barack Obama

You know you’ve seen it all when an American administration is reduced to calling a world leader – and a strong ally – a “chickensh**t.” As Jeffrey Goldberg revealed to us in The Atlantic, the Obama administration assigned that epithet to Prime Minister Netanyahu. But then who would really blame them? With the…

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