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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 | 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…

by | Mar 7, 2022

Last week, while interviewing former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, CNN reporter Christiane Amanpour predictably called out Israel for failing to “read Putin the riot act.” Amanpour proceeded to ask Cohen why Israel did…

by | Feb 16, 2022

The surgeon who operated on the late Sen. Bob Dole’s crushed shoulder after he was injured in World War II later said of him: “This young man … he had the faith to endure.” Dole overcame his devastating battle wounds…

by | Jan 27, 2022

The decision by Vice President Kamala Harris to attend Thursday’s inauguration of incoming Honduras President Xiomara Castro proves that anti-Semitism’s growing malignancy within the Democratic Party is not confined to the halls of Congress. Like a virus, the world’s oldest…

by | Jan 7, 2022

Last week, a friend phoned to tell me that her child would be unable to make a playdate with my 8-year-old scheduled for the following day. Her son had tested negative for COVID that evening, yet she planned to take…

by | Dec 14, 2021

Last Thursday, Israel’s government extended its travel ban on all foreigners entering the country over fears surrounding the Omicron coronavirus variant. This ruling, which expires on December 22, follows months of Israel mandating some of the most stringent global travel…

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