Jewish Journal

My death letter: On freedom of expression

By  Orit Arfa

January 12, 2015 | 1:31 pm

A screen shot from the YouTube video of the death threat sent to Orit Arfa

Weeks before the murders of French cartoonists and Jews in Paris by Muslim terrorists, journalist and satirist Orit Arfa received a threat of murder and sexual assault. She wrote this... read on

  • Vimeo: Champion of Free Speech

    By Orit Arfa

    December 31, 2014 | 7:20 am

    There is a giant hiding behind YouTube. It's a company called Vimeo that is a video sharing site focusing on quality and personalization. As I evolved into somewhat of "YouTube" sensation for videos combining pro-Israel messages and pop music, Google's YouTube was always my default... read on

  • Bibi Failed the ChickenS**t Test

    By Orit Arfa

    October 30, 2014 | 10:45 am

    The S**t Test is a very real phenomenon discussed by professional pick-up artists in which attractive women subtly test a man’s strength by making snide comments. Ask any average looking man who tries to pick-up a very attractive woman, and he’ll say that she’ll most likely give... read on

  • Why I stay in Israel

    By Orit Arfa

    July 22, 2014 | 11:20 am

    Someone asked me why I stay in Israel when I could easily go back to the comfortable haven that is LA.

    I stay here because I'm fighting for my values, and I'm fighting for what's right, and if Jews can't be here, no one who loves human freedom and morality will be safe.

    I am on... read on

  • Vanessa Williams Sings about #israelunderfire [WATCH]

    By Orit Arfa

    July 13, 2014 | 10:02 am

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  • Jews get killed here and there

    By Orit Arfa

    July 1, 2014 | 2:02 pm

    I've been here before. Been here before way too many times.

    Too many gruesome murders.

    I remember the first real mass murder. It was somewhere in Jerusalem, when I was living there. It was in 2001, or maybe 2000. Can't remember exactly. There was so many. The Sbarro pizzaria,... read on

  • Film about Life on a Samarian Hilltop Takes Top Prize

    By Orit Arfa

    March 18, 2014 | 7:59 am

    There's been a recent slate of alternative "settler" storytelling lately.

    First, there were the Miley Cyrus parodies made by yours truly, challenging the stereotype of people of Judea and Samaria as religious fanatics, and my novel, The Settler. A reality show on Israel's Channel... read on

  • 10 Observations about Ariel Sharon’s Death [VIDEO]

    By Orit Arfa

    January 14, 2014 | 7:24 am

    1. Immediately after Ariel Sharon’s death, criticism was muted out of respect for his accomplishments. Critics of his actions, from the Left or Right, were castigated for insensitivity, especially as Palestinians celebrated his death. The nation of Israel so desperately needs... read on

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