Opinion

Jerusalem Post's talented team of journalists provides insight into their work presented in the opinion section. This section highlights the beliefs and values that experienced writers who are witnessing the Middle East turmoil unfold. Their first hand encounters with world leaders have shaped their opinions and world views to be shared on this page.

Hezbollah's fantastic PR: Framing hateful attacks as 'Palestine solidarity'

While solidarity with Palestinians may be part of Hezbollah’s rhetoric, its attacks on Israel are driven by purely hateful interests.

Poll numbers in US show Israeli Jews are deterred by White House Middle East approach

The political and ideological alignment between Trump and Israel’s right-wing factions further solidifies his appeal among these voters.

Biden’s quandry following the Trump assassination attempt

This assassination attempt on Trump is only the latest endeavor to stop him from leading the United States in 2025.

By RICH BERDAN
18/07/2024

Our flag demands more respect

We Israelis need to remember that regardless of our informality, our losses are no less traumatic, and our flag no less symbolic.

Hamas, stop using human shields

Hamas forces Gazans to stay in targeted areas. The ratio of combatant to civilian casualties in the strikes was only slightly higher than permitted by NATO.

By HAYIM LEITER
18/07/2024

Religious Zionists against the Land of Israel

This development calls into question Religious Zionist beliefs regarding the historical-redemptive process they believe the State of Israel is undergoing.

By SHLOMO FISCHER
18/07/2024

To prove Alon was not killed in vain: impeach all responsible for the failure of Oct. 7

The people who handed the villages to Hamas on a silver platter are still in their positions. It's time to clean house nine months into the war.

By YONATAN SHAMRIZ
18/07/2024

The many wars of Benjamin Netanyahu

The IDF’s chief spokesman, Adm. Daniel Hagari, said Netanyahu’s call for “absolute victory” is unrealistic. “The idea that it is possible to destroy Hamas, to make Hamas vanish, is wrong,” he added.

Israel's judicial reform issue has slowly burned out of the public eye

The stakes are high, and the hope is that these politicians will prioritize the broader interests of the nation over narrow political gains, ensuring a more stable and unified Israel.

By YOSSI TATIKA
18/07/2024

Why Trump’s near-death experience could make him a better president

After joining presidents who survived assassination attempts, Trump can now make history as a president who learned that a country out of control with violence needs a gentler hand to lead it.

By SHMUELY BOTEACH
18/07/2024
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