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Irit Tratt
Irit Tratt received her MA in International Affairs from the George Washington University with a focus on the Middle East. Upon graduating, she worked on Capitol Hill for several Members of Congress handling foreign affairs and defense issues. The author is a writer and currently resides in New York. Her work has appeared in The Jerusalem Post, JNS , The Algemeiner, and Israel Hayom.
by | Sep 15, 2022

Yeshiva University (YU) was established in 1886 and serves as America’s flagship Modern Orthodox Jewish institution. Since its founding, YU has graduated some of the nation’s foremost Jewish thinkers and leaders who have led committed Jewish lives professionally and personally….

by | Aug 29, 2022

This summer, residents in Michigan voted to defund their local library following complaints by parents over the presence of books with LGBTQ themes in the children’s section. The Wall Street Journal reports that voters in rural western Michigan’s Jamestown Township eliminated…

by | Aug 11, 2022

A Brooklyn man who U.S. authorities believe is an operative working on behalf of Iran was arrested on July 28 for casing the home of dissident Iranian-American journalist Masih Alinejad. Following days spent lurking around Alinejad’s residence, Khalid Mehdiyev was…

by | Aug 3, 2022

Last month, 22 attorneys general from GOP-led states sued the Department of Agriculture for threatening to withhold critical school lunch funding for districts that do not adhere to the new discrimination prohibitions under Title IX. The Biden administration’s reinterpretation of…

by | Jul 19, 2022

Last week’s meeting between President Joe Biden and Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas has awakened Palestinians to the fact that they now have a friend in the White House. After refusing Israeli offers to accompany him to Augusta Victoria…

by | Jul 14, 2022

Last week, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed the nation’s most expansive school choice program in U.S. history. The legislation calls for extending over $6,000 in educational scholarships to the parents or guardians of all Arizona students, regardless of income bracket….

by | Jun 15, 2022

Last year, the Pew Research Center conducted a study on the current state of religious affiliation in America. Its polling suggests that the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated a trend of a country becoming more secular. In its findings, 20 percent of…

by | May 19, 2022

Next fall, New Jersey public school students returning to school will receive lessons on transgenderism and gender identity. Under the new sex education guidelines, which go into effect in September, children as young as six will take classes titled “Pink, Blue,…

by | May 5, 2022

On Monday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer stood on the House floor and rebuked Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s claim that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler “had Jewish blood.” The outrageous comments prompted Schumer, the highest-ranking Jewish American elected official, to…

by | Apr 2, 2022

On March 28, former American Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro announced that he was leaving the U.S. group in Vienna tasked with reviving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, also known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. Past U.S. adviser to…

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