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ARTICLES BY: Ben Cohen


February 13, 2015 2:31 pm
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Argentine President and Foreign Minister Charged Over Cover-Up of Iran’s Role in AMIA Atrocity

The Argentine Federal Prosecutor appointed to examine the accusation that the Argentine government attempted to cover up Iran's role in the 1994 bombing of the...

February 13, 2015 12:54 pm
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‘Israel is an Apartheid State That Should Be Fully Isolated,’ Say South African Students, in ‘Apology’ for Call to Expel Jews

The student representative council at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) in South Africa has issued what it describes as an 'apology' for an earlier...

February 13, 2015 12:24 pm
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Jewish Parliamentarian in Argentina Accuses Iran of ‘Killing’ AMIA Bombing Investigator Alberto Nisman

A prominent Jewish member of Argentina's parliament has accused Iran of being behind the death of Alberto Nisman, the Argentine prosecutor who died in mysterious...

February 12, 2015 12:35 pm
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GOP Congressman Blasts White House for Omitting Jews From List of Minorities Threatened by Islamic State

Lee Zeldin, the freshman Republican congressman from New York, has strongly criticized the Obama Administration for leaving Jews out of a list of ethnic and...

February 12, 2015 11:54 am
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Anti-Zionist British Parliamentarian George Galloway Launches Legal Action Against Journalist’s ‘Antisemite’ Tweet

George Galloway, the violently anti-Israel British parliamentarian who was accused on a BBC panel show last week of fueling antisemitism in the UK, has launched...

February 11, 2015 3:14 pm
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ADL Slams ‘Repugnant’ J Street Campaign Against Netanyahu

The Anti-Defamation League has blasted the left-wing lobby group J Street for running an "inflammatory and repugnant" campaign against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Though it...

February 11, 2015 1:37 pm
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Israel Advocates Warn US Legislators of Political Costs Over Boycott of Netanyahu’s Congress Speech

Two of America's most outspoken Israel advocacy organizations have issued a warning to legislators contemplating a boycott of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's forthcoming speech...

February 10, 2015 3:34 pm
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Jewish Defense Groups Urge UC Davis Chancellor to Investigate Students for Justice in Palestine

Twenty-three advocacy groups have signed a letter to Linda Katehi, the Chancellor of the University of California, Davis, demanding an investigation into Students...

February 10, 2015 1:51 pm
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Russian Separatists Fire Rockets at Jewish Welfare Center in Eastern Ukraine

A Jewish welfare center in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine, was hit by two rockets today, as pro-Russian forces launched a deadly attack targeting both Ukraine's military...

February 10, 2015 11:41 am
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Mystery Shrouds J Street Claim That ’84 Percent’ of US Jews Back Obama Over Iran

J Street, the left-wing Jewish organization dedicated to undermining Israel's campaign to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons capability, is in hot water after publishing...

February 10, 2015 8:55 am
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‘There’s Nothing Random About the Threats Against Jewish Targets:’ US Jewish Leader Chides Obama Over Paris Terror Comments

President Barack Obama's description of the January 9 Islamist terrorist attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris as a "random" assault on "a bunch of...

February 9, 2015 6:41 pm
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How a New York Psychologist and an Israeli Humanitarian Organization Are Helping Sierra Leone Stand Up to Ebola (INTERVIEW)

"Everyone thinks about the desperate needs that people have in the aftermath of a disaster," said Dr. Judy Kuriansky, the New York based clinical psychologist...

February 9, 2015 1:51 pm
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Church of England Bans Anti-Zionist Vicar From Speaking, Writing on Middle East Issues

In an encouraging sign that the Anglican Church is starting to recognize the intimate relationship between anti-Zionism and antisemitism, a rabidly anti-Israel Church of England...

February 9, 2015 10:44 am
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Millions of Dollars Donated by Foreign Governments and Foundations to Radical Israeli NGOs, Says Watchdog

More than $27 million of foreign donations flowed into the bank accounts of radical NGOs in Israel during 2012-14, the leading Israeli watchdog monitoring NGO...

Culture

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Clues About Life of Jesus Revealed in Israeli Artifacts Warehouse

JNS.org - Ahead of Easter, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has opened up a 54,000-square-foot warehouse dubbed the “Ali Baba cave,”...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

With Only Two Democrats Voting in Favor, Senate Confirms David Friedman as ...

Attorney David Friedman was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday to be the next US ambassador to Israel. President Donald Trump’s...

Israel

Israel Air Force to Host 7 Nations in Largest-Ever ‘Battle Lab’

JNS.org - The Israel Air Force (IAF) this fall will host combat pilots and support crews from seven countries — including the US, Greece, Poland, France, Germany, India and Italy —...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Attempts to Present New ‘Moderate Image’

JNS.org - In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a new political program in an attempt to present a “more moderate image,” aiming to improve...

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