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ARTICLES BY: Rolene Marks


February 16, 2016 5:49 am
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On Israel, No Tolerance at College Campuses

I have never been a great fan of labels. Well, shoes notwithstanding… The propensity to label people according to what their perceived political persuasions or affinities...

August 14, 2015 6:08 pm
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The B in BDS Stands for Bull****

The issue of human rights is very alluring. It appeals to our conscience and sense of altruism, but what happens when organizations and individuals who...

May 14, 2015 4:14 pm
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Something’s Rotten in the State of South Africa

South Africa is synonymous with surf and safari, biltong and the fragrant smell of summer braaivleis. It is also a country that has overcome a...

April 17, 2014 11:34 am
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The Steady Rise of African Zionism

There is something quite remarkable happening on the African continent. A groundswell of love and support from African Christians for the State of Israel, forged...

August 19, 2013 10:08 am
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Why Must Israelis Pay Such a High Cost for ‘Peace’?

Last week, driving back from Jerusalem, I passed Ofer Prison. The notorious, high security facility is situated very close to the Qalandiya crossing between Israel...

April 26, 2013 3:00 pm
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BDS – Belligerent, Disruptive and Silly

'Tis the season to cause folly? Hot off the trail of Israel Apartheid Week, a global festival of anti-Israel invective that appears on University campuses...

March 20, 2013 1:27 am
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The Russell Tribunal – Kangaroos in Smart Clothing….

With humble apologies and much respect to the fabulous Australian marsupials, it must be said that the Russell Tribunal is nothing more than a kangaroo...

January 22, 2013 2:30 am
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A Modern Day Scramble for Africa

The African continent is becoming the latest battlefield in the existential war between Iran and Israel. It would appear that both countries are engaged in...

December 5, 2012 7:30 pm
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Dear Stevie – An Open Letter to Stevie Wonder

Please permit me a moment of your time to express our collective dismay and disappointment at your decision to cancel your scheduled performance for an...

October 4, 2012 2:08 pm
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Walk Tall and Carry a Large….Cartoon Bomb?

It has become the iconic picture that reverberated around the world and took over social media sites. Israeli Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu illustrating to the...

September 20, 2012 2:05 pm
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People in Glass Houses….South Africa and Israel

It has often been said that people in glass houses should not throw stones. South African government officials disagree. They prefer to sit on their...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

University of Michigan Regent Denounces Professor’s ‘Antisemiti...

The president of the University of Michigan pledged on Thursday to take "appropriate steps" to address a professor's refusal to help...

Israel

Israel to Deduct Money Sent to Family of Ari Fuld’s Murderer from Fun...

Israel will withhold the amount paid to Ari Fuld's murderer from funds earmarked for transfer to the Palestinian Authority. Fuld, a...

Middle East

Iran Will Defeat Trump Just Like It Did Saddam, Won’t Abandon Missile...

US President Donald Trump will fail in his confrontation with Iran, just like Iraq's Saddam Hussein, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani...

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