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Commentary

Mr. President, It’s Time to Stand Up to Evil – An Open Letter to Donald Trump

Dear Mr. President, I do not believe you are a racist or an antisemite, but by your own doing, you have raised serious doubts about...

August 17, 2017 3:45 pm

New York Times Describes Iranian Dissident as a ‘Nuisance’

A New York Times article about an Iranian opposition leader who is under house arrest and who is beginning a hunger strike describes him, dismissively, as a “nuisance.” The Times article, about Mehdi Karroubi, concludes: “His...

There Aren’t Two Sides: Conspiratorial Antisemitism, From Charlottesville to Palestine

In addition to the racism and xenophobia that was on display Saturday in Charlottesville, the ‘Unite the Right’ event represented a perfect example of what the Anti-Defamation League characterized as the “animating power of conspiratorial antisemitism." Prominent among...

Palestinian Rewards for Rock Throwers

JNS.org - On a recent Friday, several-dozen Jewish hikers happened to pass by the Palestinian village of Kobar. Some locals reacted to the sight of Jews by trying to stone them to death. News reports noted that...

August 17, 2017 12:35 pm

Will American Jews Become Marginalized?

The chaos enveloping American Jewry since the election of President Donald Trump -- which many predicted would...

August 17, 2017 11:40 am

My Journey to Zionism

When I was 10 years old, my parents took me to Mississippi to see an...

August 17, 2017 11:20 am

An Open Letter to President Trump: Your Moral Equivalency Was Shameful

Dear President Trump, On Monday morning, I urged you to reconsider your exceptionally ill-chosen words of Saturday -- "on...

August 17, 2017 11:17 am

Why We Need a Year of Mourning for Our Parents

The Torah warns us against excessive mourning in a most unusual way: “You are the...

August 16, 2017 12:08 pm

The Cultural Appropriation That Linda Sarsour Doesn’t Care About

Omar Suleiman is an immensely popular Palestinian-American imam -- and he counts Linda Sarsour among his many...

August 17, 2017 3:45 pm

Mr. President, It’s Time to Stand Up to Evil – An Open Letter to Donald Trump

Dear Mr. President, I do not believe you are a racist or an antisemite, but by your own doing, you have raised serious doubts about your...

August 17, 2017 3:37 pm

New York Times Describes Iranian Dissident as a ‘Nuisance’

A New York Times article about an Iranian opposition leader who is under house arrest and who is beginning a hunger strike describes him, dismissively,...

August 17, 2017 1:10 pm

There Aren’t Two Sides: Conspiratorial Antisemitism, From Charlottesville to Palestine

In addition to the racism and xenophobia that was on display Saturday in Charlottesville, the ‘Unite the Right’ event represented a perfect example of what the Anti-Defamation...

August 17, 2017 12:40 pm

Palestinian Rewards for Rock Throwers

JNS.org - On a recent Friday, several-dozen Jewish hikers happened to pass by the Palestinian village of Kobar. Some locals reacted to the sight of Jews by...

August 17, 2017 12:35 pm

Will American Jews Become Marginalized?

The chaos enveloping American Jewry since the election of President Donald Trump -- which many predicted would be merely a passing phenomenon -- has, in fact, increased exponentially over...

August 17, 2017 11:40 am

My Journey to Zionism

When I was 10 years old, my parents took me to Mississippi to see an exhibit called "Without Sanctuary." I soon found out that this was not...

August 17, 2017 11:20 am

An Open Letter to President Trump: Your Moral Equivalency Was Shameful

Dear President Trump, On Monday morning, I urged you to reconsider your exceptionally ill-chosen words of Saturday -- "on many sides" -- following the tragic events in Charlottesville. Shortly afterward, and...

August 17, 2017 11:17 am

Why We Need a Year of Mourning for Our Parents

The Torah warns us against excessive mourning in a most unusual way: “You are the children of God your Lord. Do not mutilate yourselves and...

August 16, 2017 12:08 pm

The Cultural Appropriation That Linda Sarsour Doesn’t Care About

Omar Suleiman is an immensely popular Palestinian-American imam -- and he counts Linda Sarsour among his many ardent admirers. But as I have recently documented, Suleiman has expressed...

August 16, 2017 11:45 am

Rome Reverses Decision to Name Park After Yasser Arafat

Virginia Raggi, the mayor of Rome, has reversed the city's decision to name one of the city's parks after arch-terrorist Yasser Arafat. The original plan was for a...

August 16, 2017 11:31 am

Time Is Ticking for Trump in Afghanistan

As President Trump wrestles with America's role in Afghanistan, he should first decide what our objectives are today, compared to what we wanted immediately after...

August 16, 2017 11:21 am

The Limits of Grief in the Jewish Mourning Process

“You are children of the Lord your God. Do not cut yourselves or shave the front of your heads for the dead, for you are...

August 15, 2017 4:53 pm

Filling in the Blanks in BBC Reports on Hamas, Qatar and Iran

While early BBC News website coverage of the rift between Qatar and several other Arab states did clarify that one of Saudi Arabia’s demands was...

August 15, 2017 3:30 pm

Maduro: Between Castro and Pinochet

Venezuela once was one of Latin America’s most prosperous countries. The country sat on the world’s largest oil reserves, according to OPEC. Without always having...

Features

Future Soldiers Leave ‘Comfort’ of North America to Defend Israel

JNS.org - Dozens of future IDF soldiers from North America immigrated to Israel this...

CAMERA Conference Helps Students Combat BDS at Home and Abroad

JNS.org - Some 80 students from 13 different countries participated in a recent high-level training conference to prepare them to respond to...

Top Israeli, American Experts Concerned About North Korean Nuclear Precedent for Iran

JNS.org – Several top Israeli and American experts on nuclear proliferation and Iran say...

World

Barcelona Synagogue, Jewish Institutions Protectively Shuttered Following T...

Barcelona's main synagogue will be closed for a minimum of 24 hours following Thursday's deadly terrorist attack in the city, in which at...

Israel

Israel’s Government Press Office to Revoke Press Card of Al Jazeera Repor...

JNS.org – Israel’s Government Press Office (GPO) is set to rescind the press credentials of Al Jazeera reporter Elias Karram, an...

Middle East

Iran Reportedly Building Long-Range Missile Facility in Syria

JNS.org – Iran is reportedly building a facility in northwestern Syria to manufacture long-range Scud missiles, Israel’s Channel 2 reported on Tuesday. According to the report, security experts who analyzed photos of...

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