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ARTICLES BY: Ben Cohen


February 16, 2018 2:15 pm
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Argentina Begins Trials, Sentencing of Senior Officials Who Corrupted Investigations Into Iranian Bombing of AMIA Jewish Center

More than twenty years of corrupted attempts to bring to justice the Iranian suspects in the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos...

February 16, 2018 2:07 pm
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Members of Congress Urge ‘Immediate’ Passage by Senate of Legislation Targeting PA Terrorism Payments

As the US Senate prepares for an imminent vote on the Taylor Force Act targeting Palestinian Authority payments to terrorists, 63 members of Congress have...

February 15, 2018 4:57 pm
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US Senate Version of Taylor Force Act Leaves PA With No Room for Maneuver on Terrorist Payments

The US Senate is preparing to vote on the Taylor Force Act that links US financial assistance to the Palestinians with a verifiable end to the Palestinian Authority's...

February 14, 2018 7:01 pm
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Iran and Hezbollah Intend to Remain in Syria, US Ambassador Nikki Haley Warns UN Security Council

The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, eviscerated Iran's rulers before the Security Council on Wednesday as the global body debated the ongoing civil...

February 14, 2018 1:20 pm
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Jewish Organizations Join Call to Ban Upcoming Neo-Nazi March in Bulgaria

International Jewish advocacy organizations have joined a chorus of protest against a planned march by neo-Nazis in the Bulgarian capital Sofia on Saturday. Hundreds of neo-Nazi...

February 12, 2018 3:52 pm
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Polish Senator Warns That Holocaust Survivors Not Exempt From Prosecution Under Widely-Condemned New Law

One of the leading advocates of the widely-criticized World War II remembrance legislation approved by Poland's president last week has warned that Holocaust survivors could find themselves...

February 12, 2018 1:13 pm
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Streaming Giant Netflix to Produce Miniseries on Murder of Argentine AMIA Bombing Prosecutor Alberto Nisman

Internet streaming giant Netflix has reportedly begun production in Buenos Aires on a documentary miniseries probing the January 2015 murder of Alberto Nisman – the...

February 10, 2018 5:44 pm
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After Decisive Military Response Against Iranian Positions in Syria, IDF Will ‘Stand Guard Against Further Attacks’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu affirmed on Saturday that Israel would "defend itself against any aggression and any attempt to violate its sovereignty," in phone calls...

February 9, 2018 2:39 pm
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Iran Embraces Polish Far Right Advocate of Widely-Condemned ‘Holocaust Law’

Polish far right leader Robert Winnicki paid homage at the Iranian Embassy in Warsaw on Friday, attending ceremonies marking the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution...

February 8, 2018 10:12 am
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Former Argentine Foreign Minister Accused of Iran Terror Cover-Up Granted Visa to Enter US

Hector Timerman, the former Argentine foreign minister accused of colluding with the Iranian regime to exonerate Tehran of its responsibility for the 1994 bombing of the...

February 7, 2018 2:54 pm
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Former Polish PM: ‘Of Course Poles Took Part in Holocaust’

A former prime minister entered Poland's fraught debate over a new law that prohibits discussion of Polish collusion with the Nazi Holocaust, bluntly telling a leading...

February 6, 2018 3:29 pm
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Polish Neo-Fascists Denounce Jewish Opposition to Holocaust Bill as ‘Israeli Aggression’ During Warsaw Rally

One week after the authorities prevented a mass demonstration outside the Israeli Embassy in Warsaw, neo-fascist groups in Poland are again mobilizing against "Jewish smears"...

February 6, 2018 11:27 am
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Russian and Iranian Presidents Reaffirm Support for Nuclear Deal, Assad Regime in Syria

Russian and Iran emphatically restated their support on Tuesday for the JCPOA -- the 2015 nuclear deal reached between the Tehran regime and six world powers...

February 5, 2018 1:08 pm
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Senior Polish Politicians Step Up Anti-Jewish Rhetoric, as Dispute Over Widely-Condemned ‘Holocaust Law’ Continues to Rage

Accusations that American Jews are conspiring to squeeze billions of dollars out of Poland in Holocaust reparations, along with wild claims that Polish Jews were...

Culture

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

World

European Union Leader Warns Poland Must Stop Antisemitic Remarks

Poland's ruling party must do everything it can to stop antisemitic remarks that are hurting Poland's standing in the world and putting its interests at risk, European Council President Donald...

Israel

Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cus...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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