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Noah Pollak

Noah Pollak

Noah Pollak is the executive director of the Emergency Committee for Israel.

In his 2004 book, The Case for Democracy, the Soviet dissident turned Israeli politician Natan Sharansky argues that the West can win the long struggle...

As Jonathan noted, the recent explosions in Iran — one at a missile base on November 12th, the other yesterday near Istafan — hold out...

If there was ever a moment that captured the moral rot at the core of the human rights community, surely it is this new development:...

Tony Karon, Time magazine's anti-Zionist commentator on Israel, delivers a quality howler. Here's his description of Mahmoud Abbas: He had bet his entire political career on...

Two Wikileaks cables from 2010 confirm with stunning accuracy the critique of Israel’s foreign-funded NGO movement that many have been making for years -- and...

As Jake Tapper joked on twitter, "There have now been more stories written about Obama and Jewish voters than there are Jewish voters." If you...

Tomorrow marks the five-year anniversary of the Hamas raid into Israel in which Gilad Shalit was wounded and then dragged through a tunnel into the...

If anyone doubted whether there was real substance to the Hamas-Fatah "unity government," Mahmoud Abbas's New York Times op-ed provides the proverbial teachable moment. Don’t be...

When the United Nations released the so-called Goldstone Report in September 2009, Israelis and their supporters around the world were astonished by the blunt words near...

Palestinian officials such as Mahmoud Abbas have put on a convincing show of disgust over the murder of the Fogel family in Itamar. Today Abbas...

Good news from Israel, where the Knesset has just approved an important transparency measure. It requires NGO—non-governmental organizations like human-rights groups and aid providers—to issue...