Melissa Langsam Braunstein, a former U.S. Department of State speechwriter, is an independent writer in Washington DC and a contributor to The Federalist. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, National Review Online, and RealClearPolitics, among others. She has appeared on EWTN and WMAL. Melissa shares all of her writing on her website and tweets as @slowhoneybee.
In another year, finding 21 Democrats willing to support pro-Israel legislation should have been a cakewalk. However, 2019 is not any old year.
Israel Apartheid Week has a history of not promoting open, honest, or nuanced conversation. It’s about slandering democratic Israel by comparing it to apartheid South Africa.
The political party that’s long attracted the support of 75 percent of American Jews has shown this week that their leaders won’t stand up for the community when it matters.
In the book ‘She’s Conservative: Stories of Trials and Triumphs on America’s College Campuses,’ young conservative women offer in their own words lessons for how to survive—and thrive—at college and beyond.
How many anti-Semitic comments can Rep. Ilhan Omar make before Democrats take any action to actually censure her behavior?
The new wave of freshman Democrats is beginning to criticize our nation’s historically strong ties with Israel. The party is clearly splitting on this issue of historic bipartisan unity.
Better Angels is the organizational equivalent of marriage therapists for our polity, hoping to realize the Constitution’s more perfect union.
It just shouldn’t be this hard for the leadership of the Women’s March and its partners to distance themselves from someone who calls Jews termites.
How do you parent a boy when political grenades are constantly being lobbed at their entire sex, due to no fault of their own?
On Monday and Tuesday, we offered every Democrat senator an opportunity to clarify his or her position on boycott, divestment, sanctions policies. Only two offices responded.
I’m Jewish but should you see me and wish me a merry Christmas, I’ll wish you one right back.
Since my due date is rapidly approaching and the baby’s name has remained unsettled, I convinced my husband to try Kinder with me.
Piers Morgan accused Craig of being ’emasculated’ because he was photographed carrying his baby girl around New York City. That’s absurd.
‘The campaign ‘I’m with her’ just didn’t make me feel, as a guy, that didn’t get to see my dad all the time — like a guy that could play catch with his son.’
I don’t look to any celebrities to inform my politics, but I do care a lot about the public reactions we’ve witnessed to both stars’ recent political comments.
Forgiveness is a powerful force. But without real change, it’s also meaningless, which is why standards are crucial.
We’re all breathing emotionally polluted air, and that exposure may not be healthy, especially for children. Let them be kids while they still can.
President Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, he moved the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, and he withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal.
While Elizabeth Katkin’s surrogacy story will unsettle some readers, the bioethical questions her book surfaces should trouble every American.
Columnist Mona Charen’s new book, ‘Sex Matters: How Modern Feminism Lost Touch with Science, Love, and Common Sense,’ offers some vital observations for younger generations looking to have a fulfilling and happy life.
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