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Ruthie Blum is the managing editor of The Algemeiner and author of "To Hell in a Handbasket: Carter, Obama, and the 'Arab Spring.'"

ARTICLES BY: Ruthie Blum


August 24, 2017 12:41 pm
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Terrorists and Tiaras

It is hard to feel sorry for Lebanese-Swede Amanda Hanna, who was stripped ‎of her Miss Lebanon Emigrant 2017 title this week -- some nine...

August 22, 2017 11:11 am
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The Downside of Victory

Though members of the anti-Donald Trump camp would die before admitting ‎it, they are in a state of exhilaration over his presidency. Every time he...

August 18, 2017 11:49 am
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Barcelona Is Not Charlottesville

Last weekend's car-ramming in Charlottesville, Virginia immediately became upstaged on ‎Thursday when scores of people were mown down by a speeding van on a bustling...

August 11, 2017 1:26 pm
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Thanks to the Left

On Wednesday evening, thousands of people gathered in Tel Aviv to demonstrate solidarity with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The purpose of the rally, organized...

August 4, 2017 10:49 am
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Sex, Lies and Terrorism

A Nablus resident who confessed this week to having strangled, bashed in the head of, and buried his Israeli girlfriend two months ago told reporters...

July 28, 2017 11:43 am
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A Tale of Two Israeli Heroes

Last Friday night, an Israeli soldier on leave for the weekend acted coolly and courageously, ‎rushing to the rescue of neighbors he heard screaming. "Sgt....

July 21, 2017 11:10 am
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Holy Terror, Turkish Delight

Leave it to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to portray his latest grab for regional relevance and power as a diplomatic effort to resolve a...

July 14, 2017 10:01 am
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Peace Is Light-Years Away

If the leaders of the Palestinian Authority (PA) had invested as much time, energy and ‎other people's money in building a flourishing society as they...

July 7, 2017 11:38 am
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A Whole New Ballgame

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman delivered a speech this week that made the ‎unbearably hot and humid weather feel like a breath of fresh...

June 30, 2017 1:13 pm
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It’s All Fake News

US President Donald Trump was vindicated this week, after CNN Supervising Producer John Bonifield was caught on a hidden camera admitting that his network has...

June 23, 2017 2:05 pm
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Ehud Barak’s ‘Slippery Slope’

In an interview Wednesday with Tim Sebastian -- host of the program ‎‎"Conflict Zone" on German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle -- former Israeli ‎Prime Minister...

June 16, 2017 10:57 am
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Let’s Not Emulate the Left

As soon as details about the shooting spree at a baseball field in Virginia on Wednesday morning began to emerge, social media lit up with...

June 9, 2017 11:01 am
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Cutting Abbas Down to Size

On Thursday, Bloomberg quoted a Palestinian Authority (PA) official saying that PA President Mahmoud Abbas is willing to forego his usual preconditions for negotiations with...

June 2, 2017 11:46 am
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Questions of Societal Cluelessness

This week, I was contacted by a young woman conducting background research for an Israeli documentary on the socio-political fabric of the country. "We are seeking...

Culture

NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins Donate Nearly $350K to Shooting Victims

The Pittsburgh Penguins donated nearly $350,000 Thursday to the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh to benefit victims...

Features

Antisemites to the Left of Me, Nazis to the Right: Stuck in the Middle With Jews

We enjoyed a wonderful 60-year run, we American Jews. The postwar boom of...

In Teaching English to Hebrew-Speaking Kids, Educators Learn Their Own Lessons

JNS.org - A teaching program dedicated to tackling the achievement gap in Israel...

World

Rabbi Grabs Torahs Before California Wildfires Reach Synagogue

JNS.org - A rabbi from California risked his life to save the Torah scrolls in his synagogue in Thousand Oaks, snatching them before they were burned in two massive wildfires that...

Israel

Israel Cuts Off Ceasefire Talks With UN, Egypt

JNS.org - Israel said it has cut off talks with Egypt and the United Nations Special Envoy to Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov regarding a ceasefire with Hamas, as over...

Middle East

Iranian Firms Dominate Baghdad Expo as Saudis Steer Clear

While Saudi Arabia courted Iraqi leaders behind closed doors at the weekend, its arch-foe Iran made a more public showing by turning out at the Baghdad International Fair, a shop...

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