Entries by Elena Yacov

Arab-Israeli normalization is the way to peace with Palestinians

This article was originally published in the Washington Examiner on October 20, 2020 The American-brokered Abraham Accords pave the way to full normalization of relations between Israel and the Arab nations of the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. This has raised the prospects of peace and stability in the region to the highest point in decades, making […]

Helping Our Jewish Brothers is Helping America

By Adam Milstein   Antisemitism is an ancient problem. Throughout history, our Jewish brothers and sisters lacked the power and resources to do much of anything to fight this hatred. Today, however, American Jews have established themselves as one of the most successful immigrant communities in the country. Yet, in the face of intensifying antisemitism, […]

Hadassah Magazine: We Must Act Now to Fight Antisemitism

This article was originally sponsored content published in Hadassah Magazine’s July 2020 issue. Never Again the Canary in the Coal Mine! By Adam Milstein Facing ever-growing antisemitism in the decades following the Holocaust, the Diaspora Jewish community’s common response has been to cry “Never Again” and to describe ourselves as the “canary in the coal mine,” which […]

Never Again the Canary in the Coal Mine

This article was originally published on JNS.org on June 10, 2020. Though a perfect storm of anti-Semitism is looming, we should not be seeking shelter. When it comes to Jew-hatred, we can’t afford to be passive any longer. Facing ever-growing anti-Semitism in the decades following the Holocaust, the Diaspora Jewish community’s common response has been to cry […]

Adam Milstein’s Formula for Success

As the Israeli-American Council’s Adam Milstein steps down as chairman, he reflects on its accomplishments By STEVE LINDE MAY 6, 2020 17:19 What does a grassroots movement comprised of thousands of energetic Israeli-Americans and Jewish-Americans look like? A group of multi-generational, bipartisan individuals who differ on much but agree on one singular mission: advocating for Israel […]

BDS is the new face of the old antisemitism: What will we do to stop it?

The report showed how Hamas, Fatah, Islamic Jihad and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine have ties to at least 13 anti-Israel NGOs. This article was originally published in the Jerusalem Post on October 2, 2019. The dishonest proponents of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement have long claimed that they simply aim […]

How to Combat the Looming Perfect Storm for Antisemitism in America

Jew-hatred, also described as antisemitism, is becoming mainstream in America. Originally published in the Jerusalem Post on September 4, 2019. Jew-hatred, also described as antisemitism, is becoming mainstream in America. Jewish university students are under constant attack for expressing any support for Israel. Radical activists are working to insert anti-Israel and antisemitic ideas into curricula to indoctrinate […]

Antisemitism is in the mainstream

BDS is even more dangerous than your run of the mill antisemitism. It radicalizes members of all hate movements, and by cloaking itself in a veneer of “political criticism,” this terrorist-led movement conceals its violent roots and vile aims. Originally published in Arutz Sheva on August 8, 2019. Since 2010, the U.S. Department of State has had a working […]

The Nazi-Like Boycott of Jews is a Global Menace

Article originally published in the Jerusalem Post on July 23, 2019. Abraham Lincoln once said, “You can fool all the people some of the time and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.” Since its establishment in 2001 by the major Palestinian terrorist organizations, the Boycott, Divestment, […]