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Phyllis Chesler

Dr. Phyllis Chesler is the author of 14 books and an emerita professor of Psychology and Women’s Studies. She once lived in Kabul, Afghanistan. She may be reached through her website www.phyllis-chesler.com.
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Is Marital Rape a Crime in America, or a Muslim Religious Right?

Thursday, July 29th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

Again, I must ask: what is going on in New Jersey?

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America’s Patron Saint of Free Speech

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

Phyllis interviews Rachel Ehrenfeld, who won a major victory for the First Amendment against "libel tourism" last week, when the Senate passed the SPEECH Act, the culmination of her intensive lobbying and advocacy efforts on behalf of journalists and publishers.

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Mel Gibson: Misogynist, Racist, Anti-Semite — and Great Actor

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

As with earlier artists, we should praise the work but not confuse it with its terribly flawed creator.

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Sex, Lies, and Blogging Standards

Monday, July 19th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

Standards everywhere have fallen. Everyone wants to live like a movie star, like royalty, in Versailles. Absolutely no one is thinking about the deluge to come.

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Discussing ‘Conscience and Conflict’ at the 2010 Aspen Counterpoint Conference

Saturday, July 17th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

John Bolton, Caroline Glick, Khaled Abu Toameh, Charles Jacobs, James Woolsey — quite a lineup, yes?

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Is Harry Potter Actress a Potential Honor Killing Victim? (Updated)

Monday, July 5th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

Afshan Azad is begging a British court to release her brother and father. Does she realize that their honor will require nothing less than her death? (Update: Azad retracts nothing.)

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Time Magazine: What Counts as Propaganda Against Israel?

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

Backward ran the propaganda against Israel, until reeled the mind. Where it all ends, knows Time-Warner.

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The Flotillas of Summer, the Guns of August

Sunday, June 27th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

The signs are ominous and disquieting, from Germany to Holland ... to Washington state, where a nine-foot menorah was knocked over and on its base was spray-painted: “Die Jew.”

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Why Is the Times Square Bomber So Proud of Himself?

Thursday, June 24th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

"One has to consider where I’m coming from — that is, I consider myself a 'Mujahid,' a Muslim soldier."

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Should an American Citizen be Forced to Live Under Sharia Law?

Saturday, June 19th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

An American mother, trapped in Bahrain by an abusive ex-husband who won't let their daughter leave the country, pleads for help.

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‘Soft’ Censorship: Honor Killings You Won’t Read About

Thursday, June 17th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

Our fear of criticizing murder because it has been committed by an immigrant of color who might be a Muslim trumps our commitment to uphold the law for all who live here.

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Alice Walker, Stop Telling Lies About Israel

Monday, June 7th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

This weekend the legacy media has been filled with a narrative of "what should we do about Israel?" and concern over the Palestinians and Turks. When does the concern for the Jews start?

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Turkish Terrorists in Gaza — Turkish Terrorists in Manhattan

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

“It’s better to have a Jewish State that’s hated by the whole world than an Auschwitz that’s loved by it,” read a sign held by a pro-Israel demonstrator yesterday in Manhattan. Sadly, even in the Big Apple, his sentiments may be in the minority.

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The Global Propaganda Wars Gather Force Against Israel

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

Leftist progressives and journalists in the West have joined forces with Islamists, the United Nations, and human rights groups in propagating Big Lies via the MSM against the small Jewish state.

UPDATE: At PJTV: "Al Qaeda on Board? Who Was on the Flotilla the Israelis Raided?"

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Waltzing with Suicide Bombers at Ground Zero

Thursday, May 27th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

Meet the Jews and Christians behind the planned mosque at Ground Zero.

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Why Is the Washington Post Afraid to Use the Words “Muslim” and “Honor Killing” in the Same Article?

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

Clearly, some news is not fit to print.

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An Honor Killing by Proxy: Another Kind of Tragedy in Pakistan

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

Islamic gender apartheid results in the death of a British-Pakistani couple and their daughter, murdered in cold blood by relatives, while praying in a cemetery.

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Women Come to Blows Over the Burqa in France

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

Europe is on fire over this symbol of jihad.

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The Immigration Issue Is Not About Racism

Friday, May 14th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

Can America afford to follow Europe’s example and allow the legal or illegal immigration of those who do not wish to integrate, who will not or who cannot become self-supporting, and who must rely on public funding?

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Are Honor Killings Domestic Terrorism?

Monday, May 10th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

Phyllis Chesler recently discussed her study, "Worldwide Trends in Honor Killings" on Fox News' Strategy Room show, hosted by Lauren Green. Check out Phyllis' latest post to see how it went, and to read the study itself.

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Not Wanted on Campus: Jews Who Support Israel (Updated)

Monday, May 3rd, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

Israel’s ambassador to the U.S. has been invited to deliver the keynote address at Brandeis University's 2010 commencement exercises. Will Brandeis cave to the protesters who wish to turn him away, or will it defend genuine free and academic speech? (Update here.)

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The Female Face of France: Banned Beneath the Burqa

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

Weighing tolerance in Europe — even towards the intolerant — versus women’s rights, human rights, and the right for individuals to pursue their own destinies.

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Netanyahu Freezes Building in East Jerusalem

Monday, April 26th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

Even as Hamas is on a buying spree in West Jerusalem, as Phyllis Chesler explains.

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I’m Gonna Love You, Come Rain or Shine: a NYC Pro-Israel Rally

Monday, April 26th, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

Thousands braved driving rain on Sunday to express their love for Israel and their anger about America’s recent mistreatment of Prime Minister Netanyahu.

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Islamic Homosexual Pederasty and Afghanistan’s ‘Dancing Boys’

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 - by Phyllis Chesler

A Frontline documentary reveals that homosexual pederasty accompanies extreme gender apartheid in an extreme way.

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