ISIS is Islam

by Ilana Mercer -- "ISIL" is how President Barack Obama refers to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). He pronounces it as one would the last syllable in "Moishel," giving more…

Masada on Mount Sinjar

by Ilana Mercer -- The year was A.D. 70. Jerusalem had been sacked, the Temple destroyed. In revolt against the Romans, the Jewish Zealots fled to Masada, a fortress "located atop an more…

American rabbis for Israel first

by Ilana Mercer -- "Here is an angry and cogent Israeli response to incessant provocation and violence, and one of the factors that triggered the Gaza campaign," wrote a reader. In his more…

Robbing Peter to pay Pedro

by Ilana Mercer -- When it comes to the vexation of immigration, the goalposts have shifted in mere weeks. Overnight has the barking fest on TV turned from how much immigration and more…

Little America at the tip of Africa

by Ilana Mercer -- Continued here is my conversation with South African philosopher Dan Roodt, Ph.D., a noted Afrikaner activist, author of the polemical essay "The Scourge of the ANC," literary critic more…

Joan Rivers: Antidote to PC totalitarianism

by Ilana Mercer -- WARNING: If you suffer from spineless conformity – a deformation of the personality often euphemized as political correctness – quit reading this column, NOW! If you don't quite more…

Free spaying for Stalinists

by Ilana Mercer -- Today we celebrate the proclamation of the Declaration of Independence, on July 4, 1776. Just how little is left, in 2014, of the Declaration's unalienable rights was demonstrated more…

Desperately seeking desperadoes in diapers

by Ilana Mercer -- First they came: thousands of unaccompanied illegal minors rushing the southern border. Then came the theories as to why they came. Determined not to miss a trick, America's more…