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Stephen M. Flatow


Stephen M. Flatow, a vice president of the Religious Zionists of America, is an attorney in New Jersey. He is the father of Alisa Flatow, who was murdered in an Iranian-sponsored Palestinian terrorist attack in 1995.

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Rescuing Biden from Afghanistan

The obvious lesson for Israel from America’s abandonment of Afghanistan to the Taliban is that it can’t count on the U.S. to protect it from the consequences of ceding more territory. This reality, however, is...

American Jews know anti-Semitism when they see it

While the Jewish left keeps trying to convince us that most anti-Israel hatred is not anti-Semitism, a new poll has found that a large majority of American Jews see things such more clearly. The poll,...
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What is it with J Street and anti-Semites?

Why does J Street keep honoring and defending individuals who have made anti-Semitic remarks? The latest is former President Jimmy Carter, who will receive an award from J Street at its upcoming convention on April...
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Credit: mccv/Shutterstock.

Antony Blinken called the wrong guy

In a phone call with a Middle East leader last week, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that Palestinian Arabs are entitled to “freedom, security, prosperity and democracy.” Can’t disagree with a word of...
U.S. President Biden on the campaign trail in Henderson, Nev., on Feb. 14, 2020. Credit: Flickr/Gage Skidmore.

Biden’s ‘Nine-Miles-Wide Plan’

The Biden administration reportedly intends to demand that Israel return to the nine-miles-wide pre-1967 armistice lines. Should we be surprised? How dangerous would that be? And what should American Jews do about it? According to...
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Searching for new ways to fund a terrorist regime

Question: How do you get the American government to finance a terrorist regime when U.S. law prevents it from doing so? Answer: Twist the meaning of words, claim that the law doesn’t say what it...
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden meets with Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah on March 9, 2016. Photo by Flash90.

Biden urges democracy abroad, but will it apply to Palestinians?

In a stirring speech last week, U.S. President Joe Biden spoke eloquently of America’s commitment to fostering democracy and civil rights around the world. I wonder if any leaders of the Palestinian Authority were...

Thomas Friedman lectures about lying

Thomas Friedman, The New York Times columnist who built his career on a lie about his pro-Palestinian past, has just authored a column bemoaning the legitimization of lying in American culture. Then, just a few hours...
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Palestinians’ most dangerous enemy is … archaeology

Pundits will tell you that the most dangerous enemies of the Palestinian Arab cause are the Gulf kingdoms that have decided to recognize Israel, or the European countries that are moving their embassies to...

Say their names: The forgotten American victims of Palestinian terror

Many of the recent protests over police shootings have focused on a specific victim, Ms. Breonna Taylor. The “Say Her Name” campaign has taught millions of people about Breonna as a person, about her...