What is Hezbollah?

Tony Badran, Research Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, explains how the backing of Iran has served to legitimize Hezbollah on the world stage, making the group all the more dangerous.

Why are Palestinian Refugees Different from all Other Refugees?

The unique status afforded to Palestinians is the single biggest stumbling block to achieving peace.

The Missing Israeli Flags

Arabs came to the protest in Tel Aviv because they oppose the very existence of a Jewish state, including its most innocuous symbol.

Palestinian Jihad: Interviews with Failed Suicide Bombers

A must-see but hard to watch video. Viewer discretion is advised.

Critics of Nation-State Law Misunderstand Israel’s Constitutional System

The new law isn’t meant to be read in isolation, but in concert with other Basic Laws enshrining Israel’s democratic system and fundamental human rights.

Blaming Israel for Saving Lives

New York Times blames Israel for creating more friction with Syria by saving 400 Syrian civilians.

Origins of the Word Palestine

We often hear claims that Palestinians are "native" or indigenous to the land of Israel, but does history back this up? It's worth taking a look.

The "If Only Israel" Syndrome

The misguided notion that if only Israel did this or that, peace would be at hand.

Israel's Security Checkpoints and Border Wall: A Reality Check

The disruption and inconvenience is offset by the lives being saved.

Palestine Soccer Team and Other Appropriations of Jewish History

Galloway’s willful misreading of Jewish soccer history is just the latest example of twisting historical facts.

Israel Is Losing the Social Media War

Military supremacy is no longer enough. The war of words can matter more than bullets.

Prince William and “Occupied Palestinian Territories”

The Jewish people’s roots in eastern Jerusalem go back thousands of years, long before any Arab claims.

Five Key Strategies to Defending Israel

Effective hasbara war strategies from the front lines.

Why History Still Matters: The 1967 Six-Day War

Without understanding what happened in the past, it’s impossible to grasp where we are today.

Next Year in Jerusalem?

Next year in Jerusalem – L’shanah haba b’Yerushalayim!

As Gazans Attack Border Crossing, It’s Israel, Not Hamas, Coming to Their Aid

Israel is working around the clock to keep the crossing open and functional, despite Hamas’ own attacks on it.

Believing the Lies of Hamas

In Orwellian fashion, truth is being turned on its head.

5 Reasons to Reject BDS

5 key reasons why every decent person should reject the BDS movement against Israel.

5 Misconceptions about the Violence in Gaza

Some clarity in a world filled with media distortion.

10 Reasons Why Abbas is an Anti Semite

For 40 years, the Palestinian leader has consistently spewed venomous hatred.

Iran Lied: PM Netanyahu’s Speech

Watch the consequential speech that reveals conclusive evidence that Iran has misled the world.

Israel: Defying the Odds

A small place making a big difference.

Hamas’s Dirty War against Israel

Hamas’s “March of Return” is the latest example of their use of “sharp power” to harm Israel.

15 Reasons to be Proud of Israel

In celebration of Israel’s 70th birthday, here are 15 amazing reasons to be proud of the Jewish state.

Israel at 70: More than a Start-Up Nation

Israel's flag testifies to our miraculous, unfinished mission.

Israel vs. Hamas: The Case for Moral Clarity

The difference between Hamas and Israel couldn’t be greater, yet you wouldn’t know it when listening to some observers.

The Truth About Israel & Apartheid

The comparison of Israel to an apartheid state is not only false, but also insulting to real victims of apartheid in South Africa.

The Olive Branch on the Temple Mount

Two American Congressmen discover it’s a crime to bend down and pick an olive branch on this sacred spot.

Who’s Responsible for the Mess in Gaza?

Experts see no way to alleviate the economic crisis. Except, you know, not spending billions of dollars on trying to murder Jews.

The Cape Town Water Crisis and Hating Israel

Demonstrating the irrationality of hatred, Cape Town rejected Israel’s offer to help forestall their crisis.

How to Talk About Israel’s African-Migrant Crisis

Switzerland, too, is toughening its stance on Eritreans—and no one is calling it a Gestapo state.

Why No Peace?

A new book analyzes the various components of the Middle East conflict from its historic, biblical, Koranic, legal and political aspects.

The Z Word

Why this non-Jew from a center-left political background has made it his mission to teach people about Zionism.

Golda Meir, on the Palestinians

The following op-ed by Golda Meir was printed in The New York Times 42 years ago.

Banning Spielberg in Lebanon

Citing Spielberg’s nebulous “ties to Israel”, authorities have ruled that The Post cannot be shown anywhere in the country.

10 Ways Israel Is Treated Differently

Israel is treated according to a totally different standard than other countries in the international system.

10 Basic Facts about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

For the sake of clarity, don’t neglect to consider these fundamental facts.

America Standing Alone and Proud at the UN

America will put our embassy in Jerusalem... it is the right thing to do. No vote in the United Nations will make any difference on that.

The Truth about Jerusalem

In the last 2000 years empires came and left, conquered colonized and occupied Jerusalem - but they have never turned it into their capital.

Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital: A Historic Watershed

It is the Jews alone for whom Jerusalem is at the core of their religious faith.

Jerusalem: Stating the Obvious

I greeted the diplomatic news with a shrug.

Why This Arab Muslim Serves in the Israeli Military

Because he proudly defends the nation that has given him freedom and opportunity. Mohammad Kabiya, Israeli Air Force reservist, shares his remarkable story.

Kuwaiti Writer: Israel Is a Legitimate State, Not an Occupier

Abdullah Al-Hadlaq leaves his opponent speechless as he courageously states the facts about Israel during an Arab television talk show.

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