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ARTICLES BY: Ben Cohen / JNS.org


February 2, 2018 1:06 pm
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Who Owns the Holocaust?

JNS.org - Who owns the Holocaust? That, ultimately, is the key question posed by the impending legislation in Poland that will criminalize any discussion, or investigation,...

January 28, 2018 12:51 pm
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Israel Can’t Deny the Reality That BDS Is in Decline

JNS.org - Recently, I’ve been nursing some concerns about the way the Israeli government is handling its response to the BDS campaign against the Jewish state,...

January 22, 2018 3:37 pm
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Islam’s Jewish Dilemma Revisited

JNS.org - In his important book Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition, the scholar David Nirenberg makes the persuasive case that Islam has faced similar theological challenges to...

January 15, 2018 12:57 pm
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Iran Has a Foreign Policy Doctrine

JNS.org -  In a bid to show the world what responsible, considered citizens they are, Iran’s leaders last week hosted their annual, gloriously named “Tehran...

January 4, 2018 10:21 am
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Win or Lose, Iranians Want Regime Change

JNS.org - For the first time in nearly a decade, one dares to believe that the Islamist clerics who have ruled Iran since 1979 will not...

December 25, 2017 11:32 am
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Why an Antisemitism Commissioner for Germany Is a Good Idea

JNS.org - There’s an intense debate going on in Germany right now about whether to create a post for a federal commissioner to deal with the...

December 18, 2017 11:32 am
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Don’t Forget Qatar and Turkey

JNS.org - US National Security Advisor Gen. H.R. McMaster underlined an important point last week that deserves a wider audience. Speaking at a conference in Washington, DC, McMaster...

December 11, 2017 4:32 pm
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In Decades-Long AMIA Jewish Center Affair, the Truth Will Come Out

JNS.org - Like so many pins in a bowling alley, the treacherous former Argentine leaders who signed a secret pact exonerating Iran of its responsibility for...

November 23, 2017 1:29 pm
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France’s Socialist Party Shows the Right Way to Respond to Antisemitism

JNS.org - It has been a long time since I’ve heard anyone say anything positive about the French Socialist Party (PS), once the giant of that...

November 17, 2017 12:52 pm
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The Ultimate Victory of an African Tyrant

JNS.org - Which single individual made the following statements? “Gay people are worse than dogs and pigs. I keep pigs and the male pig knows the female...

November 10, 2017 11:50 am
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Hopes Betrayed: The Russian Revolution and the Jews

JNS.org - Another week, another centennial. Following the Balfour Declaration’s milestone, it’s now time to look back on the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, where a communist...

November 2, 2017 10:06 am
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Iran’s War, and America’s Shame, in Kurdistan

JNS.org - Prior to the referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan on September 25, the leaders of Iran, Turkey and Iraq all foretold of the coming of a...

October 30, 2017 2:06 pm
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Year Zero: The Palestinians and the Balfour Declaration

JNS.org - For the Palestinians, the year zero is not 1948, when the State of Israel came into being, but 1917, when Great Britain issued, in...

October 23, 2017 10:48 am
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Iranian Nuclear Revelations From Argentina

JNS.org - Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon made a good point at a Security Council meeting on the Middle East this week when...

Culture

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared...

Paul McCartney Wins Israel’s Prestigious Wolf Prize

JNS.org - Famed singer-songwriter and former Beatles bass guitarist Paul McCartney was announced as one of this year’s nine recipients of...

Features

Couples Who Save Lives Together Form Lasting Bonds

JNS.org - While matchmaking is not something often considered a priority in the world of emergency medical services, a good number...

Federal Judge Strikes CAIR-Hamas Reference From San Diego Lawsuit

On Monday, a Federal judge partially granted a motion by San Diego's Unified School District (SDUSD) to strike references to the Council on American Islamic Relations'...

N.Y. Times Hires Friend of a Neo-Nazi, Then Backs Down

The New York Times hired a new editorial board member who turned out to be the “friend” of someone she...

World

US Calls for Action to Halt Iran’s Growing ‘Network of Proxies&...

US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster called on Saturday for more forceful action to halt Iran's development of what he...

Israel

Condition of Soldiers Seriously Wounded in Gaza Explosion Improving

Two IDF soldiers seriously wounded by an explosive device on the border with the Gaza Strip are improving after being treated overnight at the Soroka Hospital in Beersheva. Two other soldiers...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Welcomes Push for UN Action Against Iran on Missiles

Saudi Arabia on Sunday welcomed a draft United Nations resolution offered by Britain, the United States and France that would condemn Iran for failing to stop its ballistic missiles from...

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