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April 22, 2019 11:06 am
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Passover: When Jews Stepped Into History on Our Terms

JNS.org - In his important book Power and Powerlessness in Jewish History, the historian David Biale noted that the very first ancient Egyptian reference to...

April 15, 2019 3:59 am
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Assange’s Antisemitism Revisited

JNS.org - When the fugitive WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange first holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London seven years ago, “Brexit” was an unknown...

April 8, 2019 6:30 am
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In South Africa, One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

JNS.org - “Not as much as we had hoped, but we have advanced nonetheless!” With these words, the “Palestine Solidarity Forum” of South Africa last...

March 31, 2019 9:05 am
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‘Institutionally Antisemitic’: The British Labour Party’s Cautionary Tale

JNS.org - There is, in Britain, a long tradition of holding public inquiries to establish the facts and learn the appropriate lessons from a host...

March 26, 2019 8:18 am
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Sarah Halimi’s Antisemitic Murderer Disappears Behind a Smokescreen

JNS.org - During the prosecution of Jared Lee Loughner -- the shooter sentenced to life imprisonment for the January 2011 murder of six people and...

March 18, 2019 9:15 am
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The Christchurch Mosque Massacre and the Changing Face of Extremism

JNS.org - By the time that America woke up on Friday, March 15, Google’s search engine was jammed with news of a mass shooting at...

March 11, 2019 9:06 am
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Leave the Graves of Jedwabne Alone

JNS.org -"Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.” These words, from George Orwell’s famous novel 1984 were often...

March 4, 2019 8:23 am
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25 Years After the AMIA Bombing, Justice Is Again Denied

JNS.org - This July, Argentina’s Jewish community will mark the 25th anniversary of the bombing of the AMIA Jewish Center in Buenos Aires, in which...

February 26, 2019 2:06 pm
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‘Anti-Zionism’ Without the Hyphen

JNS.org - To hyphenate or not to hyphenate? One of the more enduring debates among scholars of antisemitism is whether to include a hyphen in the...

February 17, 2019 8:23 am
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‘What Must Be Said:’ An Enduring Antisemitic Trope

JNS.org - When the late German writer Günter Grass decided, seven years ago, to publicly denounce Israel as the greatest threat to the planet’s existence,...

February 4, 2019 9:32 am
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Antisemitism and the ‘Visible’ Jews

JNS.org - One evening about 30 years ago, my girlfriend, who is now my wife, came home to our small flat in London, her eyes...

January 28, 2019 9:44 am
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Behind Europe’s Antisemitism ‘Perception Gap’

JNS.org - A comprehensive survey of European attitudes to antisemitism released this month by the European Union displays what its authors call a “perception gap.”...

January 21, 2019 9:39 am
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Know Your Enemy: Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit Test

JNS.org - They used to call them “pea-soupers”: dense, choking fogs caused by smoke from burning coal that frequently enveloped London until the middle of...

January 14, 2019 9:23 am
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Don’t Forget the Maduro Regime in Venezuela

JNS.org - If I had to pick the most repugnant image of 2018, it would hands down be the video from last September featuring the Venezuelan...

Culture

Jewish Celebrities Share Passover Photos on Social Media

A number of Jewish celebrities took to social media over the weekend to share pictures from their Passover Seders and...

Irish Pro-Israel Groups Condemn BDS Boycott of Eurovision Song Contest

JNS.org - Several top Irish pro-Israel groups and leaders have signed an open letter...

Features

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

World

University of Maryland Students Reject BDS Following Five-Hour Passover Hea...

Student leaders at the University of Maryland, College Park, rejected a resolution supporting the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Considers Relaxing Ownership Limits for Foreign Investors

Saudi Arabia’s Capital Market Authority (CMA) is considering relaxing a 49 percent limit for foreign strategic investors in shares of listed companies due to increased demand, its chairman said on...

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