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Terrorism Strikes Jordan

JNS.org - Over the past two years, Jordan has enjoyed relative quiet on the terror front. The last terror attack was at Karak Castle...

August 17, 2018 6:44 am

Jeremy Corbyn’s Antisemitism Isn’t Even the Worst of It

The last time that I wrote about Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the UK’s Labour Party, was over two years ago. At the time Corbyn was desperately struggling to assert his leadership after losing a...

Liberal Jews Can Be Committed to Nationalism and Judaism

New York Times columnist Ross Douthat wrote that the choice between Jewish nationalism and Jewish liberalism is the crucial issue facing American Jewry today. He wondered how we can reconcile universal, humanist values with the...

Tale of Two Obituaries Shows New York Times Tilt

Two Jewish women recently died. One was a prominent, widely respected American Zionist leader who was the first woman to serve as president of the Council of Jewish Federations and the first woman to serve as...

August 16, 2018 8:42 am

The Corbyn Challenge for Progressives

JNS.org - What happens when the evidence starts piling up that the leader of a...

August 16, 2018 8:29 am

Will the Butcher Assad Turn His Attention Away From Attacking Israel?

The Syrian civil war seems to be nearing its end. The forces of Bashar Assad,...

August 16, 2018 8:17 am

Vietnam and Israel: The First 25 Years

Israel and Vietnam just marked their first 25 years of diplomatic relations. There is now a...

August 16, 2018 8:09 am

Is the International Criminal Court Becoming a Palestinian Propaganda Engine?

JNS.org - The Palestinians now have a regular habit of ceremonially issuing complaints to the...

August 16, 2018 7:55 am

Ron Lauder’s New York Times Op-Ed Misrepresents World Jewry

Ronald Lauder saw it fit to publish an opinion piece in The New York Times...

August 17, 2018 6:44 am

Terrorism Strikes Jordan

JNS.org - Over the past two years, Jordan has enjoyed relative quiet on the terror front. The last terror attack was at Karak Castle in...

August 17, 2018 6:32 am

Jeremy Corbyn’s Antisemitism Isn’t Even the Worst of It

The last time that I wrote about Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the UK’s Labour Party, was over two years ago. At the time Corbyn...

August 17, 2018 6:23 am

Liberal Jews Can Be Committed to Nationalism and Judaism

New York Times columnist Ross Douthat wrote that the choice between Jewish nationalism and Jewish liberalism is the crucial issue facing American Jewry today. He...

August 16, 2018 1:36 pm

Tale of Two Obituaries Shows New York Times Tilt

Two Jewish women recently died. One was a prominent, widely respected American Zionist leader who was the first woman to serve as president of the Council...

August 16, 2018 8:42 am

The Corbyn Challenge for Progressives

JNS.org - What happens when the evidence starts piling up that the leader of a major political party is an antisemite? Do his party’s supporters...

August 16, 2018 8:29 am

Will the Butcher Assad Turn His Attention Away From Attacking Israel?

The Syrian civil war seems to be nearing its end. The forces of Bashar Assad, whose imminent collapse was predicted by then-defense minister Ehud Barak...

August 16, 2018 8:17 am

Vietnam and Israel: The First 25 Years

Israel and Vietnam just marked their first 25 years of diplomatic relations. There is now a strong potential for further economic and diplomatic improvement that could...

August 16, 2018 8:09 am

Is the International Criminal Court Becoming a Palestinian Propaganda Engine?

JNS.org - The Palestinians now have a regular habit of ceremonially issuing complaints to the International Criminal Court (ICC) against Israeli leaders and military commanders...

August 16, 2018 7:55 am

Ron Lauder’s New York Times Op-Ed Misrepresents World Jewry

Ronald Lauder saw it fit to publish an opinion piece in The New York Times about what he believes is wrong with Israel today, and...

August 16, 2018 7:43 am

Anti-Israel Incidents ‘Far More Likely’ to Contribute to Hostile Campus Environments

JNS.org - With the summer winding down and students preparing to head back to campus this fall, a new study highlights the evolving threats that...

August 16, 2018 7:29 am

Jewish Law Requires Us to Protect the Environment

"When you besiege a city for many days to wage war against it to capture it, you shall not destroy its trees by wielding an...

August 16, 2018 7:18 am

The Gray Lady Once Again Sanitizes Radical Islam

For many years now, The New York Times has sanitized radical Islamic groups, militant Islamic leaders, and even Islamic terrorist attacks. The paper does this...

August 15, 2018 8:11 am

Trump Gives the Palestinian Authority $61 Million While It Pays Killers of Americans

JNS.org - There were two notable developments last week related to the recent 17th anniversary of the bombing of Jerusalem’s Sbarro pizzeria. One was the release...

August 15, 2018 8:02 am

Protect Israel from Terrorists, Not Its Critics

JNS.org - When security breaches threaten airports, there’s not much doubt about who is usually called in to deal with the situation. Israel’s prowess in...

Features

Iranians Furious at Regime as Economy Teeters on the Brink

JNS.org - Thousands of Iranian citizens have been protesting across the country, including in major cities such as Tehran, Karaj,...

Israeli Hospitals Drill the Transition from ‘Routine to War’

JNS.org - Under the expert guidance of IDF Home Front Command, Israeli hospitals across the country are shoring up their...

World

Tehran Regime to Host Turkey’s Erdogan and Russia’s Putin for H...

Russia's presidential office has announced that President Vladimir Putin will fly to Tehran in early September for a summit meeting...

Israel

Israelis Among Researchers Behind Cracking of Wheat Genome Sequencing

A group of researchers -- including several from Israeli institutions -- have succeeded in sequencing the wheat genome, the Hebrew newspaper Makor Rishon reported on Friday, citing Science Magazine. Professor Tzion...

Middle East

Flourishing Trade Between Israel and Arab States ‘a Glimpse’ of...

Far from being targeted for "boycotts, divestment and sanctions," Israel's trade with its Middle Eastern neighbors is in fact blossoming, a...

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