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Narendra Modi’s Visit to Ramallah

Narendra Modi recently achieved the distinction of becoming the first Indian prime minister to visit the Palestinians' de facto West Bank capital Ramallah. During his discussions...

February 19, 2018 3:10 pm

Poland and Its Jews

Poland recently passed a law making it illegal and a criminal offense to claim that the Nazi death camps built during the Second World War on Polish territory were "Polish" camps. The first part of the law says: [Anyone]...

By Focusing on Humanitarian Aid, Israel Can Still Win in Syria

JNS.org - Despite working for several years with international and regional partners to limit Hezbollah and Iranian gains at the expense of the Syrian people -- and investing considerable diplomatic capital on trying to convince its allies to...

The Outrageous Case of Ahed Tamimi

What did Ahed Tamimi expect would happen when she hit and punched two Israeli soldiers? Did she think that they would kill her? After all, they were armed -- and she was attacking them. Did she...

February 19, 2018 9:20 am

Are Russia and Israel on a Collision Course Over Syria?

Russian politicians have been surprisingly mute on the Israeli airstrikes in Syria that took place...

February 19, 2018 9:06 am

No Hate of Halimi? The French Won’t See Antisemitism for What It Is

JNS.org - Flush from his victory over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the French elections...

February 19, 2018 8:56 am

Preventing and Reducing Deaths From Mass Shootings — In and Out of Jewish Institutions

Here we find ourselves again -- a tragic mass shooting with both sides of the gun lobby...

February 18, 2018 9:03 pm

The New York Times Says Gaza Poverty Causes War With Israel. Sorry, That Doesn’t Make Sense.

One of the ways the New York Times demonstrates bias in news reports from the...

February 18, 2018 3:14 pm

Israeli-Palestinian Security Coordination Is Working — for Now

JNS.org - For years now, a fairly quiet security coordination agreement has been in place between...

February 19, 2018 3:10 pm

Narendra Modi’s Visit to Ramallah

Narendra Modi recently achieved the distinction of becoming the first Indian prime minister to visit the Palestinians' de facto West Bank capital Ramallah. During his discussions with...

February 19, 2018 2:12 pm

Poland and Its Jews

Poland recently passed a law making it illegal and a criminal offense to claim that the Nazi death camps built during the Second World War on Polish territory...

February 19, 2018 2:06 pm

By Focusing on Humanitarian Aid, Israel Can Still Win in Syria

JNS.org - Despite working for several years with international and regional partners to limit Hezbollah and Iranian gains at the expense of the Syrian people -- and investing...

February 19, 2018 9:41 am

The Outrageous Case of Ahed Tamimi

What did Ahed Tamimi expect would happen when she hit and punched two Israeli soldiers? Did she think that they would kill her? After all, they...

February 19, 2018 9:20 am

Are Russia and Israel on a Collision Course Over Syria?

Russian politicians have been surprisingly mute on the Israeli airstrikes in Syria that took place on February 11. Nothing notable has been said beyond an...

February 19, 2018 9:06 am

No Hate of Halimi? The French Won’t See Antisemitism for What It Is

JNS.org - Flush from his victory over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the French elections last July, President Emmanuel Macron decided to address head-on the...

February 19, 2018 8:56 am

Preventing and Reducing Deaths From Mass Shootings — In and Out of Jewish Institutions

Here we find ourselves again -- a tragic mass shooting with both sides of the gun lobby trading barbs with each other. We see a rerun of...

February 18, 2018 9:03 pm

The New York Times Says Gaza Poverty Causes War With Israel. Sorry, That Doesn’t Make Sense.

One of the ways the New York Times demonstrates bias in news reports from the Middle East is with unstated, and unquestioned, assumptions. In two recent...

February 18, 2018 3:14 pm

Israeli-Palestinian Security Coordination Is Working — for Now

JNS.org - For years now, a fairly quiet security coordination agreement has been in place between the Israel Defense Forces and the Palestinian Authority -- a setup that...

February 18, 2018 2:45 pm

The Demand for Sovereignty Over Judea and Samaria Is a Waste of Zionist Energy

JNS.org - The longing for Jewish sovereignty over the historic homeland of the Jewish people is understandable. Nevertheless, the recent attempt to pass a law declaring...

February 18, 2018 2:38 pm

Nuclear Weapons — and the Return of History

The latest iteration of the Trump administration’s security doctrine is the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR). It follows the National Defense Strategy that was released in January and the National Security...

February 18, 2018 2:03 pm

Boteach Should Focus on Changing Qatar, Not on Attacking Jewish Leaders’ Efforts to Do So

I am deeply disappointed by my friend Rabbi Shmuley Boteach’s repeated vitriolic, distorted attacks on dedicated pro-Israel Jewish leaders who met with Qatari officials and...

February 18, 2018 12:00 pm

Is San Francisco the Future of American Jewry?

JNS.org - A new population study on Jews in the United States paints a portrait of vibrancy and diversity, as well as disaffiliation and disaffection from Israel....

February 16, 2018 5:16 pm

Shin Bet Investigation Exposes Depth of Turkey’s Hamas Support

Hamas is operating freely on Turkish soil, gathering terrorist finances and looking for ways to upgrade the capabilities of its armed wing in Gaza, an Israeli...

Culture

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared...

Features

Knesset Caucus Celebrates ‘Faith-Based Diplomacy’ to Honor Christian Allies

JNS.org - Members of the Knesset celebrated the role of “faith-based diplomacy” in President...

Ebay: Israelis Are World’s Second-Largest Online Shoppers

JNS.org - Israel was the world’s second-largest online commerce consumer per capita in 2017 -- second only to China -- according to e-commerce giant eBay. Israelis bought products...

World

British Labour Activist Who Called Jews ‘Zios’ Expelled From Party; Jew...

Jewish groups in Britain are hailing the Labour Party’s expulsion on Sunday of a virulent anti-Israel activist, but warned that...

Israel

Israeli Political Leader Lapid on Polish Holocaust Law: ‘On the Verge...

Yesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid continued his war of words with the Polish government on Monday, comparing a new Polish...

Middle East

Hezbollah’s Nasrallah Threatens Israeli Gas and Oil Rigs: We Are Capable ...

JNS.org - Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah said in a televised speech on Feb. 16 that “if the Lebanese Higher Defense Council makes an...

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