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Jul 25, 2018, 3:44 PM
This is a fix for the editorial headline
This is a fix for the editorial underline
Jul 8, 2018, 3:25 PM
Israel is on fire
There were fields and fields of black. I was with a large group of 300 photographers on a trip to southern Israel to document the destruction caused by flaming kites and balloons. It seems the world doesn’t know, but for more...
Jul 7, 2018, 10:43 AM
Dialogue with a “Former Israel Supporter”
Here is an email dialogue that I had recently with someone who criticized my writings in Times of Israel and identified themselves as a "Former Israel Supporter." Him: "I ran into your rambling in TOI. Just what we need -...
Jul 4, 2018, 7:44 PM
I can see their faces
For American Jews to grasp what's at stake for Israelis, they have to be able to picture those at risk of harm
Jul 3, 2018, 7:46 PM
A Teaching Moment for Israel Activists
A teaching moment can be painful and embarrassing, and it was for a handful of pro-Israel activists. Over the past few months, a wide swath of the Jewish media has cast an unflattering light on a handful of American pro-Israel...
Jul 3, 2018, 8:10 AM
Israel, Gaza, and International Law
Did Israel Violate International Law during the Recent Gaza Demonstrations Pro-Palestinian commentators and social media activists have been lambasting Israel over the course of the recent Gaza demonstrations for violating international law with proclamations of war crimes and human rights...
Jul 2, 2018, 10:20 PM
Why Palestinians Are History’s Oldest Refugees
Before traveling through Israel, Jordan, and Egypt last fall, I selected native-born guides from each country in order to get both a historical and cultural perspective of their land and people. My two Jordanian guides were Palestinians who were...
Jun 29, 2018, 6:36 AM
An Open Letter to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Dear Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, In response to your ill-informed statements on the current Gaza riots, a few words of advice. I, too, was 28 once. And I, like many your age, thought I knew it all. I didn’t. And neither do you. If...
Allen S. Maller
Jun 25, 2018, 11:03 PM
Respond to balloon arson with 9 Av wisdom
Hamas plans to vastly expand its balloon arson attacks on Israeli crops. Before the IDF does something about it, during the weeks preceding 9Av, the Israel's political and military strategy planners should study the Talmud: Gittin 55b. “Because of...
Jun 25, 2018, 6:21 PM
Gaza baby libel: Equal narratives; unequal treatment
How is it that Hamas’ credibility is treated as equal to that of the IDF and Israeli authorities? Over the past few weeks, I’ve heard journalists complain about the way in which Israel has dealt with their needs in...