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 By Morton A. Klein    Opinions    March 17, 2017

Upset that Trump criticized an ally? France should look at its own record on Israel

French President François Hollande is disturbed that President Donald Trump criticized a U.S. ally, describing the terrorism that has plagued France in recent years as the product of an open border policy. Yet it is Hollande who should self-reflect...

 
 By Morton A. Klein    Opinions    November 25, 2016

ADL should praise Trump's pro-Israel positions, not wrongly criticize him

The Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) recent statements essentially criticizing the election victory by Donald Trump and Mike Pence are inappropriate and harmful. The front page of the ADL’s website features a blurb and link to an ADL blog post...

 
 By Morton A. Klein    Opinions    June 24, 2016

Egypt's Muslim President Sisi-'Islam needs religious revolution'

Egyptian Muslim President Gen. Abdul Fateh al-Sisi’s address to Egypt’s religious leaders at Al-Azhar University on Jan. 1, 2015, called for Muslim religious officials to lead a “religious revolution” to stop Muslims throughout the world...

 
 By Morton A. Klein and Daniel Mandel    Opinions    January 22, 2016

Rabin opposed Palestinian State and built-in settlements

What would have happened if Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin hadn’t been murdered? Would history have been altered? Not according to former IDF Intelligence head and Labor Party frontbencher, Amos Yadlin, speaking last week. “He would have...

 
 By Morton A. Klein    News    October 2, 2015

In Holiday messages, Obama lectures Jews while praising Muslims

As has been typical throughout all the years that President Obama has been in office, his latest holiday message to Jews differs significantly from his holiday message to Muslims in troubling ways for the Jewish community. In past years, President Ob...

 
 By Morton A. Klein    Opinions    May 16, 2014

Counterpoint: Conference of Presidents had good reasons to reject J Street's bid

(ALGEMEINER)—There were very good reasons why the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations (the Conference) clearly voted against the membership application of J Street , an extremist group whose activities are hostile to...

 
 By Morton A. Klein and Daniel Mandel    Opinions    November 8, 2013

Negotiations will fail because Palestinians don't want peace

Israel and Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah-controlled Palestinian Authority (PA) are engaging in negotiations refused for years by the PA. Yet, only weeks ago, the PA Minister of Religious Affairs Mahmoud Al-Habbash delivered a paean to Shekih Ahmad...

 
 By Morton A. Klein and Dr. Daniel Mandel    Opinions    October 18, 2013

Obama wrong: PA doesn't want peaceful state

NEW YORK—There was a good deal that was wrong and fantastical in President Barack Obama’s address to the United Nations last week—such as the idea that al-Qaeda is “splintering” (actually, it is proliferating) or that Russia and Iran...

 
 By Morton A. Klein and Susan B. Tuchman    News    September 13, 2013

U.S. government doesn't enforce law protecting Jewish students

With the start of a new school year, there’s reason to be concerned: Anti-Semitism is a serious problem on some college campuses, causing Jewish students to feel threatened and even fear for their safety. Yet the U.S. government is not enforcing...

 
 By Morton A. Klein    Opinions    July 26, 2013

Palestinian state won't bring peace

We all want the Arab war against Israel to be finally resolved. But is establishing a Palestinian state the answer? Not when the Palestinians’ goal is Israel’s destruction, as opposed to a Palestinian state living in peace with Israel. Every...