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ARTICLES BY: Dmitriy Shapiro / JNS.org

October 24, 2014 7:46 am

Tight Senate Race in Georgia Garners National and Jewish Communal Attention

JNS.org - As Republicans look poised to take control of the U.S. Senate after November's midterm elections, Senate races in a couple of states...

October 12, 2014 1:23 pm

What the Secret Service Can Learn From Israel’s Shin Bet

JNS.org - What's the cure for the recent ills of the United States Secret Service? American officials might consider taking some advice from their...

October 3, 2014 7:55 am

Congress Sounds Alarm on Iran’s Non-Compliance With Nuclear Inquiries

JNS.org - As nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 powers approach a Nov. 24 deadline for a final deal, more than 80 percent...

October 2, 2014 7:35 am

Obama Administration Slams Israel on New Jewish Housing in Arab Section of Jerusalem

JNS.org - Following a meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, Netanyahu rejected American criticism of an Israeli...

September 30, 2014 6:37 am

What Would a Partisan Shift in Control of the Senate Mean for Jewish Issues?

JNS.org - As the Republican party pushes to retake the majority of the U.S. Senate in the upcoming November midterm elections, which would give...

September 19, 2014 7:14 am

How Independent is a Think Tank Funded by Hamas-Backing Qatar?

JNS.org - A recent in-depth report of think tank financing in the United States has raised eyebrows in the pro-Israel community as well as questions...

September 10, 2014 6:44 am

The Jewish State Supports a Kurdish State, But is the Idea Viable?

JNS.org - The leader of the Jewish state has called for the creation of an independent Kurdish state. But some experts question the viability...

September 5, 2014 8:09 am

How Islamic State Became ‘The Best-Funded Terrorist Group in History’

JNS.org - After months of rampaging through Iraq and stoking international fears that the Islamic State terrorist group could spread, a combination of Iraqi...

August 27, 2014 10:50 am

Analysis: The Anatomy of a Cease-Fire

JNS.org - After at least 11 failed attempts at achieving a lasting cease-fire between the Hamas terrorist group and Israel, negotiators in Cairo on...

August 13, 2014 7:38 pm

Rand Paul Reverses Course on Israel Funding

JNS.org - Although the 2016 presidential election is still a long way off, prospective candidates are already testing the waters for possible presidential bids—primarily...

July 24, 2014 10:30 am

What Do John Kerry’s Hot-Mic Comments on Israel’s Gaza Operation Reveal?

JNS.org - A private conversation caught on an open microphone between Secretary of State John Kerry and his aide Sunday is raising questions about...

July 24, 2014 10:28 am

What Explains Pew Poll’s Partisan Gap in Support for Israel?

JNS.org - A new Pew Research Center poll showing Republicans as more sympathetic to Israel than Democrats has left Jewish Democratic leaders searching for...

July 24, 2014 9:23 am

Skepticism Abounds as P5+1 Extend Iran Nuclear Talks

JNS.org - Shortly before their July 20 deadline, negotiators taking part in the P5+1 nuclear talks with Iran agreed to extend the deadline for...

July 21, 2014 12:19 pm

U.S. Senators Pledge Support for Israeli Ground Invasion

JNS.org - Hours after the Israel Defense Forces began its ground operation in the Gaza Strip on July 17, U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.)...


Roy Nissany Becomes Israel’s First Formula One Driver

JNS.org - Roy Nissany will become the official test driver for the Williams Group, making him Israel’s very first Formula...

Eyewitness to Horror: New York Museum Opens Exhibit of Art by Holocaust Victims

Michael Morris, a curator at New York's Museum of Jewish Heritage, was trying...


From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...


NYPD Cops Who Captured Accused Monsey Hanukkah Party Stabber Awarded Honors

The two police officers who detained the man accused of stabbing five people during an antisemitic attack on a Hanukkah party in Monsey, New York, on Dec. 28 were honored...


Netanyahu Welcomes World Leaders Arriving in Israel for World Holocaust For...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday greeted the 46 world leaders arriving in the Jewish state for this week's...

Middle East

Iran Seeks Help Reading Downed Plane’s Black Boxes in New Standoff

Iran said it had asked the US and French authorities for equipment to download information from black boxes on a downed Ukrainian airliner, potentially angering countries which want the recorders...


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