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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

Ivanka Trump Shares Snapshot of Kosher Inauguration Cake Featuring Mini Donald

President-elect Donald Trump's Jewish daughter, Ivanka, posted a picture on Instagram of a...

Why ‘Fauda’ Is One of the Best TV Shows You’ll Ever See

A show about terrorism should be explosive. Too often, stereotypical characters, cardboard dialogue and absurd plot twists turn what should be...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

Trump: I Have Not Forgotten My Promise About US Embassy Move to Jerusalem

At a pre-inaugural event in Washington, DC, President-elect Donald Trump told Israel Hayom he will move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. "I'm not a person who breaks promises," said Trump.

Israel

Ministers to Discuss Israeli Sovereignty Over Ma’ale Adumim

JNS.org -- Plans are underway to officially present a bill that would apply Israeli sovereignty to the large east Jerusalem settlement of Ma'ale Adumim, leaders of the Knesset's Land of Israel lobby...

Middle East

Iranian President Calls Trump’s Vow to Rip Up Nuclear Deal ‘Empty Talk...

JNS.org -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that US President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to dismantle the nuclear deal between Iran and world...

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