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Invest in BDS — Boycotted Companies Make Lots of Money

Yesterday, Caterpillar announced much better financial results than were anticipated, and its stock price rose by nearly 8%. I half-jokingly tweeted that a smart investor should look carefully...

April 26, 2017 3:43 pm

New York Times Finds Trump’s Relationship With Jews ‘Bewildering’

President Donald Trump’s speech at a Holocaust commemoration event in Washington on Tuesday provided the New York Times with an opportunity to regurgitate vague and unsubstantiated allegations against Mr. Trump and his White House staff. Here...

A Case Study of Lethal Journalism: The New York Times and Marwan Barghouti

The New York Times recently ran an op-ed by Palestinian Marwan Barghouti in which he accused Israel of arbitrary arrests, kangaroo courts, systematic torture, brutal prison conditions, and more generally of an “inhumane system of...

Israel and the Meaning of ‘Never Again’

The Holocaust wasn’t perpetrated by a barbarian society in a distant past. It was perpetrated 70 years ago by the most advanced European country -- the country that produced Beethoven, Gutenberg, Bach and Goethe. The Nazi murderers often...

April 26, 2017 12:41 pm

We Must Praise People, Not Just God

The Sages understood tsara’at -- the theme of this week’s parsha -- not as an illness, but as a miraculous...

April 26, 2017 12:34 pm

Rasmea Odeh’s Guilty Plea Accepted

DETROIT -- She couldn't say the words. Three times, US District Judge Gershwin A. Drain asked, "Are you...

April 26, 2017 12:28 pm

Don’t Blame Washington for North Korea’s Actions

In 1984, George Orwell crafted an iconic Party directive: “Who controls the past controls the...

April 26, 2017 12:16 pm

What To Do About Those Hungry Arab Terrorists

JNS.org - Guess what the hunger-striking Palestinian terrorists are demanding? Satellite television, air conditioners and admission to...

April 25, 2017 3:43 pm

The Erdogan Enigma

I nominate Recep Tayyip Erdogan, president of Turkey, as the most inconsistent, mysterious and therefore...

April 26, 2017 3:43 pm

Invest in BDS — Boycotted Companies Make Lots of Money

Yesterday, Caterpillar announced much better financial results than were anticipated, and its stock price rose by nearly 8%. I half-jokingly tweeted that a smart investor should look carefully at...

April 26, 2017 3:35 pm

New York Times Finds Trump’s Relationship With Jews ‘Bewildering’

President Donald Trump’s speech at a Holocaust commemoration event in Washington on Tuesday provided the New York Times with an opportunity to regurgitate vague and...

April 26, 2017 1:33 pm

A Case Study of Lethal Journalism: The New York Times and Marwan Barghouti

The New York Times recently ran an op-ed by Palestinian Marwan Barghouti in which he accused Israel of arbitrary arrests, kangaroo courts, systematic torture, brutal...

April 26, 2017 1:05 pm

Israel and the Meaning of ‘Never Again’

The Holocaust wasn’t perpetrated by a barbarian society in a distant past. It was perpetrated 70 years ago by the most advanced European country -- the country that...

April 26, 2017 12:41 pm

We Must Praise People, Not Just God

The Sages understood tsara’at -- the theme of this week’s parsha -- not as an illness, but as a miraculous public exposure of the sin of lashon hara (speaking badly about others). Judaism...

April 26, 2017 12:34 pm

Rasmea Odeh’s Guilty Plea Accepted

DETROIT -- She couldn't say the words. Three times, US District Judge Gershwin A. Drain asked, "Are you pleading guilty or not guilty?" Each time, Rasmea Odeh paused. "I...

April 26, 2017 12:28 pm

Don’t Blame Washington for North Korea’s Actions

In 1984, George Orwell crafted an iconic Party directive: “Who controls the past controls the future; who controls the present controls the past.” If rewriting...

April 26, 2017 12:16 pm

What To Do About Those Hungry Arab Terrorists

JNS.org - Guess what the hunger-striking Palestinian terrorists are demanding? Satellite television, air conditioners and admission to Israel's Open University. I’m not kidding. According to the Palestinian Authority...

April 25, 2017 3:43 pm

The Erdogan Enigma

I nominate Recep Tayyip Erdogan, president of Turkey, as the most inconsistent, mysterious and therefore most unpredictable major politician on the world stage. His victory...

April 25, 2017 1:52 pm

Reflections on Holocaust Memorial Day

Once a year in Israel, when spring flowers are at their most beautiful, it happens at precisely 10 a.m. At that moment, the wail of an air...

April 25, 2017 1:09 pm

Wearing My Star of David Necklace With Pride on Campus

Every morning, when I clasp my Star of David necklace, I wear it proudly, for it is a symbol of my people’s persistence. Nonetheless -- with...

April 25, 2017 12:23 pm

Germany: Iran Plotting Terrorist Attacks on Jewish and Israeli Targets in Western Europe

Iran is responsible for a significant amount of espionage activity in Germany and the planning terrorist attacks on Israeli and Jewish targets, according to the Jerusalem Post. In a...

April 25, 2017 11:59 am

The Palestinians Don’t Want a Mandela, They Want Another Arafat

JNS.org - Palestinian internal politics and liberal hostility to Israel came together at the New York Times this month. The newspaper provoked a firestorm of criticism...

April 25, 2017 11:16 am

Act on Syria to Remember the Holocaust

This year, Holocaust Memorial Day (Yom Hashoah) finds Jews deeply worried. Here in the United States, we’ve witnessed cemetery desecrations, little children evacuated from Jewish community...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

British Parliamentary Candidate Suspended Over Wildly Antisemitic Social Me...

Britain's Liberal Democrat Party has suspended one of its candidates in the forthcoming June 8 General Election over a series...

Israel

Israeli Female Entrepreneurs Talk About What Makes ‘Silicon Wadi̵...

In a video published by Mercedes-Benz on YouTube last week, three Israeli female entrepreneurs talked about the Jewish state's start-up...

Middle East

Palestinian Terrorist Who Murdered British Student to Receive Monthly PA St...

JNS.org - The Palestinian terrorist who murdered a British student in Jerusalem earlier this month will receive a stipend of approximately...

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