Articles by Bob Horenstein


Democratic support for Israel at risk

In the American mid-term elections that took place on Nov. 6, three Democratic candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives who have been highly critical of Israel won in their reliably blue districts. Because they comprise only a tiny minority (just three out of 535 Members of Congress), the pro-Israel community isn’t very concerned. But…


Enlighten moderate BDS supporters to divide movement

I have often argued that the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement is anti-Semitic in effect if not always in intent. After all, in the view of most BDS leaders, the Jewish people have no right of national self-determination. For them, all of pre-1967 Israel is occupied Palestinian territory, and the Jews are foreign colonialists….


Anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism

Over the past several years, there has been a rising hostility toward Jewish students amid increasingly aggressive anti-Israel campaigns on many American college campuses. Finally, one public university system has done something about it. In late March, the University of California’s Board of Regents adopted a statement declaring that anti-Semitism, including what it called “anti-Semitic…


Acrimony in America

Editor’s Note: The U.S. Congress failed to block the agreement on the Iranian nuclear deal.  The divisive rhetoric from both sides is likely to leave a feeling of acrimony between those with differing views in the Jewish community, which is why we are running this piece now. This piece originally appeared in the Jerusalem Report…