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Joshua Levitt is a Contributor for The Algemeiner. Previously, Joshua served as an advisor to the newspaper, as its Managing Editor and as Senior Correspondent. Follow him on Twitter at @joshua5737 and read recent features here.

ARTICLES BY: Joshua Levitt


August 16, 2014 8:01 pm
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‘Hamas’s Bin Laden’ Mohammed Al-Deif Lives Underground, Credited for Building Al-Qassam Brigades Into Military Force, Claims 25,000 Fighters

"Hamas's Osama Bin Laden," in the words of Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid, was born Mohammed Diab Ibrahim Al-Masri, in Khan Younes, in 1948, and is...

August 15, 2014 11:21 am
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IDF Soldier Describes Fraught Search for Lt. Hadar Goldin, Killed in Combat – ‘If I’m Not Back in 5 Minutes, I’m Dead’

Israel Defense Forces Lt. Eitan, 23, for the first time on Friday described the harrowing search for Lt. Hadar Goldin, also 23, killed in...

August 15, 2014 11:11 am
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Hamas Spox: We Deported Foreign Journalists for Filming Missile Launches

Hamas spokeswoman Isra Al-Mudallal, head of foreign relations in the Hamas Information Ministry, on Thursday told Lebanon's satellite broadcaster Mayadeen TV that journalists who filmed...

August 15, 2014 11:05 am
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UK Chief Rabbi Mirvis: Middle East Situation ‘Not an Excuse for Simply Abominable and Unacceptable’ Anti-Semitism

UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis said there was no excuse for the global rise of anti-Semitism in response to Israel's Operation Protective Edge to stop...

August 14, 2014 7:48 pm
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For 90 Minutes, Jewish Leaders Tell UN’s Ban Ki-moon About Hamas Abuses, List 19 War Crimes

For a full 90 minutes on Wednesday, Jewish leaders told United Nations Secretary-General Ban-Ki Moon about the litany of abuses of international rules of warfare...

August 14, 2014 7:25 pm
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PA President Mahmoud Abbas Under Pressure As Armed Wing of Fatah Insists on Fighting, Questioning His Sincerity for Peace

The Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, the armed wing of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah party, gave exclusive footage to Lebanon's pan-Arab satellite broadcaster Mayadeen...

August 14, 2014 7:10 pm
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Malaysian Teen’s Facebook ‘Like’ of Post That Says ‘I Love Israel’ Prompts Sedition Probe

A 17-year-old student in the northern Malaysian state of Penang was placed under investigation for sedition, after "liking" a post on Facebook that said...

August 14, 2014 1:56 pm
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Israelis Campaign for Kurdish Independence and Against Yazidi Massacre at U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv (VIDEO)

A large group of Israelis, many of them Kurdish Jews, gathered in front of the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv on Wednesday to express their solidarity...

August 14, 2014 9:10 am
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Philo-Semite Becomes a Jew for a Week to Experience Anti-Semitism Firsthand

As reports of the 'Global Pogrom' around the world reflect the latent anti-Semitism brought out by Israel's battle to disarm Hamas in Gaza, one non-Jewish...

August 14, 2014 9:07 am
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Iranian Parliament Speaker Congratulates Hezbollah on Anniversary of 2006 ‘Victory’ Over Israel, Urges Hamas to Continue Fight in Gaza

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Wednesday congratulated Hezbollah on the eighth anniversary of its 2006 "victory" over Israel and urged Hamas to continue its...

August 13, 2014 3:02 pm
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‘Human Wrongs Council’ – Israel Ambassador to UN on Schabas Appointment to Gaza Commission

Ambassador Ron Prosor, Israel's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on Tuesday said "the United Nations Human Rights Council set a new record for anti-Israel...

August 12, 2014 1:35 pm
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Spanish Journalist in Gaza: Hamas Launched Rockets From Press Hotel

Freelance Spanish journalist Fernando Gutiérrez said on Twitter Hamas was launching rockets from the press hotel, in Gaza. In Spanish, Gutiérrez, who is writing for Melilla Hoy, tweeted,...

August 12, 2014 1:19 pm
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Rome Blanketed by Posters Calling for Boycott of Jewish-Owned Shops

Rome was blanketed with posters calling for the boycott of Jewish-owned business by far-right Italian group Vita Est Militia, amid a global rise in...

August 12, 2014 10:23 am
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Palestinian Envoy to Iran: Israel’s Annihilation Just Started

Palestinian Authority Envoy to Tehran Salah al-Zawawi told supporters of Gaza on Tuesday that "Israel's annihilation has begun and the new generation in Iran...

Culture

2,000-Year-Old Jewish Community Unearthed Near Beit Shemesh

JNS.org - During a weeklong excavation project near Beit Shemesh, 240 Israeli students from Jerusalem’s Boyer High School uncovered the remains...

30 Pastors Witness Lifesaving Israeli Volunteer EMS Methods in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A special delegation from the US organized by Christians United for Israel...

Features

AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump

JNS.org - In recent years, AIPAC’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, tension between the...

Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly...

Amid Political Turmoil at Home, Netanyahu Forges Ahead on Asia Pivot

JNS.org - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced ongoing turmoil within his governing coalition...

World

Scholars: Middle Eastern Studies Association’s Vote to Remove Self-De...

A renowned American-Israel historian told The Algemeiner on Tuesday that the vote earlier this month by members of a US academic society...

Israel

Ethiopian-Israeli Activist: Anyone Who Says Jewish State Is an Apartheid Co...

“If someone says Israel is an apartheid country, they don’t know what apartheid means,” an Ethiopian-Israeli activist told The Algemeiner...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Develops High-Powered Rocket Similar to Hezbollah Missiles

JNS.org - The Palestinian terror organization Hamas has developed a new high-powered rocket similar to those utilized by the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, Israel’s Army Radio reported. The report described the new...

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