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ARTICLES BY: Ben Cohen / JNS.org


April 20, 2018 11:52 am
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Israel and Russia: A Complicated History

JNS.org - Amid all the diplomatic maneuverings in the months that led up to the creation of the State of Israel 70 years ago, none are...

April 18, 2018 8:34 am
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The Warsaw Ghetto: The Epitome of Rightful Resistance

JNS.org - It’s hard to say for sure whether the following fable was really told in the Warsaw Ghetto, but it’s grimly funny enough to warrant...

April 9, 2018 4:07 pm
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On Zionism, Progressives Take a Page Out of the Socialist Playbook

JNS.org - There is a tragic account of the last moments of Grigori Zinoviev, the veteran Russian Bolshevik leader of Jewish descent who was executed by...

April 3, 2018 2:15 pm
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French Jews Spend Another Passover Under Antisemitism’s Shadow

JNS.org - This year, as last, the Jewish community in France will spend Passover in the shadow of the brutal murder of a vulnerable, elderly Jewish...

March 26, 2018 7:40 am
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Is Putin an Antisemite? It Really Doesn’t Matter

JNS.org - Among Sephardic Jews of my grandmother’s generation, there was a popular, if unproven, belief that Gen. Francisco Franco -- the military dictator who ruled Spain from...

March 19, 2018 1:38 pm
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In Israel and Elsewhere, the Secrets of Happiness (or Unhappiness) Are Revealed

JNS.org - What makes us happy -- or unhappy? The 2018 edition of the World Happiness Report, published annually by a group of United Nations-linked development experts, asserts that a...

March 12, 2018 10:16 am
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‘Céline’ Redux? France’s Publishing Problem

JNS.org - Mention the name “Celine” to most people in the United States -- or Europe, for that matter -- and they will think you’re talking about the long-serving Canadian...

March 4, 2018 7:27 pm
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The House of Windsor’s Israel Problem

JNS.org - Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 66th year of reign in 2018, which by any standards is an extraordinarily long time for a single...

February 25, 2018 10:53 am
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From Holocaust to ‘Polocaust’: A Change in Parlance Doesn’t Change the Facts

JNS.org - I interviewed Mateusz Morawiecki, the current prime minister of Poland, during his September visit to New York. The public-relations maven who arranged the meeting pitched Morawiecki -- then...

February 19, 2018 9:06 am
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No Hate of Halimi? The French Won’t See Antisemitism for What It Is

JNS.org - Flush from his victory over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the French elections last July, President Emmanuel Macron decided to address head-on the...

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...

Culture

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...

World

ADL Offering $5,000 Rewards After Second Brutal Antisemitic Assault in Broo...

The Anti-Defamation League is offering $5,000 rewards for information leading to the conviction of suspects in two separate vicious attacks against Orthodox Jews...

Israel

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: At Age 70, Israel Has Entered New Era of ‘...

At the age of 70, the State of Israel has entered a new era of “maturity and independence,” the editor-in-chief...

Middle East

Syrian Opposition Says US Cannot Afford to Leave Syria Yet

Syria's chief opposition negotiator said the United States cannot afford to leave Syria as it has yet to achieve any of its goals in the region, even though President Donald...

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