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Ari Z. Zivotofsky
Jul 2, 2018, 10:29 PM
Do the Palestinians Really Just Want the West Bank? The Dates Tell the Truth
The world cautiously awaits the release of the Trump administration's Middle East peace plan. In analyzing it, it will be important to see if they remember that 1964 was before 1967. Why? For decades, US and EU leaders have...
Jul 2, 2018, 2:34 PM
My visit to the US Embassy in Jerusalem
A couple of weeks ago I had occasion to visit the new US Embassy in Jerusalem, which was relocated to my neighborhood a few days earlier to be closer to me. Upon reaching the security guards outside the entrance...
Jul 2, 2018, 7:21 AM
The Cause behind the Flight
April 9. 1948 was a date in pre-Israel history that, like Roosevelt’s remark of the Pearl Harbor attack, was “a day that will live in infamy” Most Israelis born after 1948 have probably never heard of the massacre in...
Jun 30, 2018, 2:33 PM
An Open Letter to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Dear Ms. Ocasio-Cortez: Congratulations on your primary win. As a New Yorker (resident of Astoria, just outside your district) and a progressive, I’m inspired by your victory. As a Jew, I’m terrified, for what your recent comments about Israel portend for...
Jun 29, 2018, 5:53 PM
Let Us Finish the Job
Although we Jews are a merciful people and children of a merciful God, we, the people of Israel, cannot continue to endure the seven decades of terror, killing, and mass destruction of our homeland and our people. On November 2,...
Jun 29, 2018, 2:27 PM
Love trumps hate, right?
Intense emotions can make us lose our minds. People crack their knuckles punching walls in rage. A flaming faribel, ignited by an overreaction to a relatively minor offense, can destroy a friendship or a family. It makes no sense. Love makes no...
Jun 29, 2018, 6:34 AM
How Mainstream Jewish Organizations Whitewash Islamists
The Middle East Forum's recent report detailing the Islamic Relief's domestic and international ties to various Muslim Brotherhood shill organizations, Hamas-linked charities, and even the Muslim Brotherhood itself generated little buzz in the Jewish world. After a slew of investigations...
Jun 28, 2018, 7:14 PM
“Embedded” Reporting: The Great Impartiality vs. Objectivity Debate
Journalism has become one of the most controversial aspects of the Israel-Palestine conflict, essentially exploding into a second front of a war over cultural, ideological and political disputes. The media can be a useful weapon if one wields it...
Jun 26, 2018, 6:39 PM
'We want to set fire to Israel'
Only the Palestinians use displacement as an excuse for terror tactics, as if they are justifiable
Jun 26, 2018, 6:37 PM
What started out as a simple evening babysitting turned out to be a game changer. I was at the home of an Israeli family on the moshav that I was living in. A couple hours into the evening, I...