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Defying the West, Iran Openly Supports Terror Proxies

Several high profile Iranian officials recently boasted of the Islamic Republic's steadfast support for terrorist organizations committed to opposing Western interests and destroying Israel, according to the...

September 13, 2016 5:02 am

Let the BDS-ers Against Israeli Water Expertise Eat Dust

An op-ed by Seth Siegel in the Jerusalem Post on Friday -- called "Israel's Greatest Victory?" -- points not to any of the Jewish state's military feats, stunning and miraculous as they have been, but rather to its conquest over nature,...

Former Corbyn Aide Gets It Right on Antisemitism, But Very Wrong on Settlements

Do non-Israeli Jews around the world have a special obligation to criticize West Bank settlements? Yes, according to Joshua Simons, a former policy adviser to Jeremy Corbyn, whose op-ed ("Why Jews in Labour place little trust in...

Moroccan Newspaper Publishes ‘Blacklist’ of Artists Who Speak to Israelis

Noon Presse, a Moroccan news site (ranked #19 in that country among all websites), just published what it calls a blacklist of Moroccan performers and artists who have "normalized" encounters with Israel. Among the seven artists named are: Jamel Debbouze,...

September 11, 2016 4:42 am

A Bright Future for Today’s Olim, Thanks to Past Pioneers

Ruth Stern paused for a moment, facing a group of olim at Jerusalem’s Cinematheque on...

September 11, 2016 4:38 am

The Cowardice of Decent Professors

Pro-Israel bloggers like William Jacobson and Caroline Glick have brought much attention to a fiasco...

September 11, 2016 4:22 am

Playing Defense vs. Going on the Attack Against BDS

One of the longest-running and least productive conversations we have as a pro-Israel community is...

September 11, 2016 4:10 am

Haaretz’s Amira Hass Refuses to Condemn Palestinian Murderers on TV (VIDEO)

Last year, on a TV show in South Africa, Haaretz writer Amira Hass refused to...

September 9, 2016 4:30 am

Will Hezbollah Open a New Front Against Israel in the Golan Heights?

JNS.org - Well into its fifth year, the Syrian civil war continues to show no signs...

September 13, 2016 5:02 am

Defying the West, Iran Openly Supports Terror Proxies

Several high profile Iranian officials recently boasted of the Islamic Republic's steadfast support for terrorist organizations committed to opposing Western interests and destroying Israel, according to the Meir...

September 12, 2016 11:17 am

Let the BDS-ers Against Israeli Water Expertise Eat Dust

An op-ed by Seth Siegel in the Jerusalem Post on Friday -- called "Israel's Greatest Victory?" -- points not to any of the Jewish state's military feats, stunning and miraculous...

September 12, 2016 3:58 am

Former Corbyn Aide Gets It Right on Antisemitism, But Very Wrong on Settlements

Do non-Israeli Jews around the world have a special obligation to criticize West Bank settlements? Yes, according to Joshua Simons, a former policy adviser to Jeremy Corbyn,...

September 12, 2016 3:55 am

Moroccan Newspaper Publishes ‘Blacklist’ of Artists Who Speak to Israelis

Noon Presse, a Moroccan news site (ranked #19 in that country among all websites), just published what it calls a blacklist of Moroccan performers and artists who have...

September 11, 2016 4:42 am

A Bright Future for Today’s Olim, Thanks to Past Pioneers

Ruth Stern paused for a moment, facing a group of olim at Jerusalem’s Cinematheque on Tuesday night. “Should I stop talking?” she asked the group,...

September 11, 2016 4:38 am

The Cowardice of Decent Professors

Pro-Israel bloggers like William Jacobson and Caroline Glick have brought much attention to a fiasco at Syracuse University first reported by The Atlantic. The invitation...

September 11, 2016 4:22 am

Playing Defense vs. Going on the Attack Against BDS

One of the longest-running and least productive conversations we have as a pro-Israel community is over the efficacy of positive campaigning vs. “going on the...

September 11, 2016 4:10 am

Haaretz’s Amira Hass Refuses to Condemn Palestinian Murderers on TV (VIDEO)

Last year, on a TV show in South Africa, Haaretz writer Amira Hass refused to condemn the wave of Palestinian terror attacks occurring in Israel. She gave two...

September 9, 2016 4:30 am

Will Hezbollah Open a New Front Against Israel in the Golan Heights?

JNS.org - Well into its fifth year, the Syrian civil war continues to show no signs of dissipating. While the conflict has drawn in a number...

September 9, 2016 4:25 am

What Would Jesus Say About Distortions of His Teachings?

In his New York Times op-ed column on September 4, 2016, Nicholas Kristof  asked: "What Religion Would Jesus Belong To?" A clever headline, to be sure, but Kristof...

September 9, 2016 4:20 am

The Settlements: Self-Entrapment of Existential Proportions

Israel’s continued settlement activity -- whether retroactively approving "unauthorized" outposts or advancing plans for new units -- represents yet another nail in the coffin of the peace process. The...

September 8, 2016 6:31 am

More Media Double Standards on Television

Further examples of the double standard evident in the BBC’s use of the term "terrorism" were recently supplied by a series of programs broadcast on...

September 8, 2016 6:20 am

Israel Police Rewards Rioters by Forbidding Jewish Prayer in Muslim Quarter

Arutz-7 reports: A ban on Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount has been extended to the Muslim Quarter of the Old City, police officials say, justifying the...

September 7, 2016 2:39 pm

BDS Fails, August 2016

This is the latest installment of an ongoing series of posts documenting BDS fails. Political BDS Fails 1. Benjamin Netanyahu accepts invitation to be the first Israeli PM to visit Australia Benjamin Netanyahu has accepted...

Culture

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the...

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: All Hands on Deck Required for Fight Against An...

The fight against antisemitism in the US requires “all hands on deck,” the editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner said during an i24...

Israel

IDF Soldier Handed 18-Month Prison Sentence for Killing Neutralized Palesti...

JNS.org - Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier Elor Azaria, convicted on manslaughter charges for shooting and killing an incapacitated terrorist...

Middle East

Israeli Military Chief: We Are Operating ‘Under the Radar’ to Keep Hezb...

The IDF is “operating under the radar to prevent Hezbollah from getting stronger,” Israel’s military chief told a key Knesset...

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