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Jewish Diversity Is Cherished, But American Jews and Israelis Must Respect Each Other

Every year around the time of Israel's Independence Day, the Pew Research Center conducts a survey that reveals good news for Israel. The annual survey...

May 23, 2019 6:51 am

Remembering Herman Wouk — and His Zionism

Herman Wouk, the famed novelist who first became a household name for his 1951 Pulitzer Prize winning The Caine Mutiny, died last week nearly 70 years after achieving fame. Besides his long career as a writer, he was also a lifelong Zionist. Wouk's love affair with the...

Once Again, the BBC Promotes Palestinian Propaganda About the Mideast Peace Process

Last week, the BBC News website published an article headlined “US Israel-Palestinian peace plan ‘a surrender act’ – Palestinian FM” on its "Middle East" page. The article is based on a speech given by Palestinian Foreign...

Palestinians Have No Historical Connection to Tel Aviv

Unsurprisingly last week, there were a rash of media articles focusing on the 71st anniversary -- not of Israel’s independence, but what Palestinians call the “Nakba,” or “catastrophe.” Reuters’ contribution was “Gaza fisherman clings to dream...

May 23, 2019 5:51 am

If the US-Iran Gulf Crisis Worsens, Israel Will Be Drawn In

JNS.org - The war of words that Washington and Tehran have been waging these past...

May 22, 2019 8:23 am

Germans Get It, Why Don’t Pro-BDS Democrats?

On May 17, the German Parliament passed a resolution that designates the Boycott, Divestment, and...

May 22, 2019 8:16 am

Should Trump Rethink His Approach to Egypt and the Middle East?

Several weeks ago, Cairo discreetly notified Riyadh and Washington that it was suspending its participation...

May 22, 2019 6:41 am

Antisemitism in the Western World and the UK Labour Party

Antisemitism is rising in many places in the Western world. But for the purpose of...

May 22, 2019 6:37 am

Walter Russell Mead Lays Out a New Paradigm for Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Reports in The Guardian and other British media outlets on the US-sponsored economic conference scheduled...

May 23, 2019 6:51 am

Jewish Diversity Is Cherished, But American Jews and Israelis Must Respect Each Other

Every year around the time of Israel's Independence Day, the Pew Research Center conducts a survey that reveals good news for Israel. The annual survey asks...

May 23, 2019 6:41 am

Remembering Herman Wouk — and His Zionism

Herman Wouk, the famed novelist who first became a household name for his 1951 Pulitzer Prize winning The Caine Mutiny, died last week nearly 70 years after achieving fame. Besides his long career as a writer,...

May 23, 2019 6:32 am

Once Again, the BBC Promotes Palestinian Propaganda About the Mideast Peace Process

Last week, the BBC News website published an article headlined “US Israel-Palestinian peace plan ‘a surrender act’ – Palestinian FM” on its "Middle East" page. The...

May 23, 2019 6:10 am

Palestinians Have No Historical Connection to Tel Aviv

Unsurprisingly last week, there were a rash of media articles focusing on the 71st anniversary -- not of Israel’s independence, but what Palestinians call the...

May 23, 2019 5:51 am

If the US-Iran Gulf Crisis Worsens, Israel Will Be Drawn In

JNS.org - The war of words that Washington and Tehran have been waging these past few weeks swings back and forth between messages intended to...

May 22, 2019 8:23 am

Germans Get It, Why Don’t Pro-BDS Democrats?

On May 17, the German Parliament passed a resolution that designates the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel as antisemitic, and said that...

May 22, 2019 8:16 am

Should Trump Rethink His Approach to Egypt and the Middle East?

Several weeks ago, Cairo discreetly notified Riyadh and Washington that it was suspending its participation in MESA (the Middle East Strategic Alliance) -- the US-Saudi...

May 22, 2019 6:41 am

Antisemitism in the Western World and the UK Labour Party

Antisemitism is rising in many places in the Western world. But for the purpose of efficiently studying antisemitism and the fight against it in a...

May 22, 2019 6:37 am

Walter Russell Mead Lays Out a New Paradigm for Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Reports in The Guardian and other British media outlets on the US-sponsored economic conference scheduled to take place next month in Bahrain as the first...

May 22, 2019 6:32 am

Why I Am Keeping My Subscription to The New York Times

For years, friends have been trying to convince me to stop reading The New York Times. Usually they are outraged by its unfair treatment of Israel....

May 22, 2019 6:28 am

Iran’s Proxy Wars Are the Real Problem

JNS.org - Sunday night’s landing of a Katyusha rocket less than half a mile from the US embassy in Baghdad was not merely the latest...

May 22, 2019 6:17 am

Will Anti-BDS Legislation Work in Real Life?

JNS.org - The legislation that passed in the German Bundestag last week defining the BDS movement as antisemitic has great symbolic importance. For the first time,...

May 22, 2019 6:09 am

Hanan Ashrawi, Friend of Terror

JNS.org - Hanan Ashrawi is a senior official of an organization that includes in its ranks those who are on the US government list of...

May 21, 2019 8:31 am

Parshat Bechukotai: The Birth of Hope

This week, we read the Tochecha -- the terrifying curses warning of what would happen to Israel if it betrayed its Divine mission. We read...

Culture

Remembering a Military Photographer — and a Forgotten Israeli Hero

JNS.org - On Israel’s Memorial Day earlier this month, the family and friends...

Now Museum Pieces, Yiddish Typewriters Tell the Story of a Once-Vibrant Culture

Not long after the first models appeared on the market in the 1870s, the typewriter...

Features

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

World

World Health Organization Passes Resolution Faulting Israel for Palestinian...

JNS.org - The World Health Organization passed a resolution accusing Israel of perpetuating a health crisis in the Palestinian territories. The tally...

Middle East

Revolutionary Guards Commander: Iran-US Tension Is a ‘Clash of Wills&...

The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills," a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary...

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