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Commentary

‘Tis the Season to Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

If there ever was a time to move the United States embassy to Jerusalem, ‘tis the season. This week marks Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish holiday...

December 14, 2017 4:03 pm

Opposition to BDS Intensifies

It has been a bad few months for the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. First, the state of Wisconsin adopted a rule in October prohibiting companies that engage in the boycott from receiving local government contracts,...

Combatting Assimilation: An Ancient and Modern Commandment

It was recently reported that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was quoted as saying that the future of world Jewry was limited to the Orthodox community -- and that within two generations, all non-Orthodox factions...

Macron’s Presidency Might Strengthen Ties with Israel, but Not on Peace Process

The election of French President Emmanuel Macron aroused hopes in Israel of a new era in Israel-France relations, particularly regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. During his visit to Israel in September 2015, as the economy minister in President Francois...

December 14, 2017 2:39 pm

Professors at Jerusalem Fund Conference Slander Israel on All Fronts

“Israel and the Zionist project are anachronisms; much like white South Africa was an anachronism,”...

December 14, 2017 12:18 pm

Jews and Economics

We know that Jews have won a disproportionate number of Nobel Prizes -- more than...

December 14, 2017 10:04 am

Duke University and the Problem of Antisemitism

Recently, I expressed deep concern in The Algemeiner about Duke University Press (DUP)’s publication of...

December 13, 2017 4:17 pm

Children’s Book Explores the Great ‘Knish War’

Once upon a time on New York City’s Lower East Side, Jewish immigrants from Eastern...

December 13, 2017 3:40 pm

How UNESCO Encourages Antisemitism

JNS.org - In October, the US State Department notified the director-general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and...

December 14, 2017 4:03 pm

‘Tis the Season to Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

If there ever was a time to move the United States embassy to Jerusalem, ‘tis the season. This week marks Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish holiday that commemorates...

December 14, 2017 3:48 pm

Opposition to BDS Intensifies

It has been a bad few months for the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. First, the state of Wisconsin adopted a rule in October prohibiting companies...

December 14, 2017 3:25 pm

Combatting Assimilation: An Ancient and Modern Commandment

It was recently reported that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was quoted as saying that the future of world Jewry was limited to the Orthodox...

December 14, 2017 3:18 pm

Macron’s Presidency Might Strengthen Ties with Israel, but Not on Peace Process

The election of French President Emmanuel Macron aroused hopes in Israel of a new era in Israel-France relations, particularly regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. During his visit to...

December 14, 2017 2:39 pm

Professors at Jerusalem Fund Conference Slander Israel on All Fronts

“Israel and the Zionist project are anachronisms; much like white South Africa was an anachronism,” announced retired West Chester University Professor Lawrence Davidson on November 17 in...

December 14, 2017 12:18 pm

Jews and Economics

We know that Jews have won a disproportionate number of Nobel Prizes -- more than 20% -- for a group that represents 0.2 per cent of the world's...

December 14, 2017 10:04 am

Duke University and the Problem of Antisemitism

Recently, I expressed deep concern in The Algemeiner about Duke University Press (DUP)’s publication of The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability by Jasbir Puar....

December 13, 2017 4:17 pm

Children’s Book Explores the Great ‘Knish War’

Once upon a time on New York City’s Lower East Side, Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe sold knishes from pushcarts and little knisheries. That was...

December 13, 2017 3:40 pm

How UNESCO Encourages Antisemitism

JNS.org - In October, the US State Department notified the director-general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) that America would be withdrawing from the...

December 13, 2017 2:27 pm

The Meaning of Hanukkah

Hanukkah celebrates the Jewish rebellion against the Syrian Greek Antiochus IV. He called himself Epiphanes, which means the wise or godlike. His subjects called him...

December 13, 2017 1:38 pm

Hanukkah Menorahs — Through the Ages

The holiday of Hanukkah celebrates the victory of the Maccabees over the occupying Greek Assyrians more than 2,200 years ago -- which led to the re-dedication of the...

December 13, 2017 1:29 pm

Erdogan Invokes Islamic Text Sanctioning Killing Jews at Party Convention

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan invoked a Muslim hadith commonly used by Hamas and other terrorist supporters to sanction the killing of Jews, during a party convention...

December 13, 2017 11:53 am

Jewish Organizations’ Disgraceful Rejection of Trump’s Jerusalem Recognition

President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and begin the process of moving our embassy there, was positively courageous. Given...

December 12, 2017 2:23 pm

Hanukkah Gift Guide Of Jewish Books The New York Times Ignored

Just in time for Hanukkah, here is our first annual gift guide to books that The New York Times has entirely ignored. The Times does cover...

Features

Arab Street Outraged by Jerusalem Decision, but Governments Have Other Concerns

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was overwhelmingly rejected...

Iran Looks to Seize Opportunity as Rivals Fall

As it approaches victory in Syria with the help of Russia, Iran and its terrorist axis members are turning their...

Trial Starts in the US Case of Nazi-Jihadist

Former DC Metro Transit Police officer Nicholas Young had unusual political views, a federal prosecutor told jurors in Young's terrorist trial --...

World

New Jersey Imam Who Called for Killing of Jews Will Be Sent for ‘Retr...

A New Jersey imam who delivered two violently antisemitic sermons over the last month is to be sent for "retraining,"...

Israel

Family of Mumbai Terror Victims Granted State-Owned Home in Israel

JNS.org - Rabbi Nachman and Freida Holtzberg, who lost their son and daughter-in-law in the 2008 terror attack on the Indian city of Mumbai’s Chabad House, have been granted a government-owned...

Middle East

Interfaith Delegation From Bahrain Visits Israel, Draws Criticism in Arab W...

JNS.org - An interfaith delegation from Bahrain is visiting Israel during Hanukkah in an unprecedented trip. On Tuesday night, the group attended...

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