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avatar Ruthie Blum
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


July 14, 2017 10:01 am
3

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
1

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
6

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...

May 26, 2017 10:40 am
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Manchester, Abbas and ‘Evil Losers’

On Monday night, a terrorist blew himself up outside the Manchester Arena as American singer Ariana Grande finished performing. The mass casualties -- 22 dead...

May 19, 2017 12:37 pm
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McMaster’s Western Wall Evasion

In a press briefing at the White House on Tuesday -- ahead of US President Donald Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel and Europe --...

May 12, 2017 1:59 pm
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The Next Failed Peace Talks

As part of US President Donald Trump's trip to Israel and the Palestinian Authority on May 22-23, he will meet with PA President Mahmoud Abbas...

May 5, 2017 11:12 am
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A Sorely Needed Change in Climate

  Last weekend, during a visit to Washington, DC, I was nearly knocked down by a mob of demonstrators. Had they known I was attempting to...

April 28, 2017 2:09 pm
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Birthday Suit

As Israel gears up to celebrate its 69th birthday, the Palestinian Authority (PA) is as busy as ever bemoaning the existence of the Jewish state....

April 21, 2017 10:39 am
2

Iran’s North Korean Path

Iran is reacting angrily to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's announcement on Tuesday, and to subsequent comments by US Defense Secretary James Mattis Wednesday,...

April 19, 2017 12:45 pm
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Putting ‘America First’ in the Mideast

America's surgical strike on Syrian regime targets a week and a half ago -- and this past Thursday's "mother of all non-nuclear bomb" attack on Sunni...

Features

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...

A Tale of Two Palestinian Worlds

JNS.org - For slightly more than a decade, the two main areas slated for a future Palestinian state -- the disputed territories in...

World

House Committee Approves Strict Restrictions on US Funding for UN and Pales...

Tough conditions on American funding for both the UN and the Palestinian Authority (PA) have been approved by the congressional committee...

Israel

Amid Ongoing Terror Surge, ‘Mi Shebeirach’ Prayer for Israeli S...

The wording of the “Mi Shebeirach” prayer for members of Israeli security forces has officially been updated to include police...

Middle East

Kuwait Takes ‘Actions’ Regarding Diplomatic Relations With Iran

Kuwait has taken unspecified "actions" regarding its diplomatic relationship with Iran following a court case ruling last year, a Kuwaiti government official said on Thursday, after Arab media said parts...

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