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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

Phoenix Jewish News Joins Consortium Running 4 Other Papers

JNS.org - The Phoenix area’s Jewish community newspaper has joined a consortium that publishes and manages four other Jewish newspapers. Mid-Atlantic Media...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Bernard-Henri Lévy Says Election of Donald Trump a ‘Major Event for ...

Editor's note: Bernard-Henri Lévy—French philosopher, filmmaker, and activist; defender of Israel and of Jewish values—returns to New York on January...

Israel

Netanyahu: Government ‘Working Overtime’ to Find ‘Respons...

The government is “working overtime” to come up with a “responsible solution” to the Amona issue that will both protect...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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