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Rubio Comes Out Swinging

US Senator Marco Rubio was cool as a cucumber, appropriately aggressive, and sharp as a tack in Thursday's Republican presidential debate. In his spontaneous responses to...

February 26, 2016 12:55 pm

Hungarian Ambassador to Israel: Refugee Clashes Misrepresented by Media

JNS.org - As the Middle Eastern migrant crisis continues in Europe, Hungary has received particularly harsh criticism for its harsh treatment of the refugees, including the use of force. This week, the criticism worsened as the...

Hillary Clinton’s Aide Sidney Blumenthal Psychoanalyzes Netanyahu—Poorly

A close adviser to then-secretary of state Hillary Clinton has claimed that the policies of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are shaped by his private agony over his father’s “constant criticism” of him. Well, I...

ZOA Analysis: Strong Correlation Between Pro-Iran Deal Rabbis and J Street

JNS.org - After doing some number crunching on a letter signed by 340 rabbis that urges Congress to support the Iran nuclear deal, the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has concluded that the “overwhelming majority” of...

August 17, 2015 6:40 am

BBC Story on Gaza Withdrawal Whitewashes Palestinian Terrorism

Anyone searching for BBC coverage of the ten-year anniversary of Israel’s disengagement from the Gaza...

July 30, 2015 1:27 pm

The Iran Deal Does New York

JNS.org - The July 14 announcement of a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers has...

July 29, 2015 4:00 pm

UK Paper Says Netanyahu Opposed All Negotiation With Iran, Offers No Evidence to Support Claim

In a July 28 article (Huckabee likens Iran deal to Holocaust), Times of London Middle East reporter...

June 25, 2015 2:31 pm

An Eyewitness Account of the Kurds’ Battle Against ISIS

  This firsthand report was originally published by MIDA.  The desert grasslands around Mosul are parched and...

June 24, 2015 3:13 pm

Analysis: New York Times Editorial is Another Hit Job on Israel

Below is a sharp critique of a recent New York Times editorial, posted by renowned investigative...

February 26, 2016 12:55 pm

Rubio Comes Out Swinging

US Senator Marco Rubio was cool as a cucumber, appropriately aggressive, and sharp as a tack in Thursday's Republican presidential debate. In his spontaneous responses to moderators'...

September 18, 2015 10:35 am

Hungarian Ambassador to Israel: Refugee Clashes Misrepresented by Media

JNS.org - As the Middle Eastern migrant crisis continues in Europe, Hungary has received particularly harsh criticism for its harsh treatment of the refugees, including the...

September 4, 2015 12:50 pm

Hillary Clinton’s Aide Sidney Blumenthal Psychoanalyzes Netanyahu—Poorly

A close adviser to then-secretary of state Hillary Clinton has claimed that the policies of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are shaped by his private...

August 21, 2015 12:02 pm

ZOA Analysis: Strong Correlation Between Pro-Iran Deal Rabbis and J Street

JNS.org - After doing some number crunching on a letter signed by 340 rabbis that urges Congress to support the Iran nuclear deal, the Zionist Organization...

August 17, 2015 6:40 am

BBC Story on Gaza Withdrawal Whitewashes Palestinian Terrorism

Anyone searching for BBC coverage of the ten-year anniversary of Israel’s disengagement from the Gaza Strip would have been struck by the absence of content...

July 30, 2015 1:27 pm

The Iran Deal Does New York

JNS.org - The July 14 announcement of a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers has drawn much public criticism, praise, and punditry—in the Jewish community...

July 29, 2015 4:00 pm

UK Paper Says Netanyahu Opposed All Negotiation With Iran, Offers No Evidence to Support Claim

In a July 28 article (Huckabee likens Iran deal to Holocaust), Times of London Middle East reporter Hugh Tomlinson claimed that Israel’s prime minister not only opposes...

June 25, 2015 2:31 pm

An Eyewitness Account of the Kurds’ Battle Against ISIS

  This firsthand report was originally published by MIDA.  The desert grasslands around Mosul are parched and hot.  Northern Iraq is not a place one would want...

June 24, 2015 3:13 pm

Analysis: New York Times Editorial is Another Hit Job on Israel

Below is a sharp critique of a recent New York Times editorial, posted by renowned investigative journalist Richard Behar on Facebook.  Does the New York Times editorial board...

June 22, 2015 11:49 am

Israel’s Desire to Help Syrian Druze Leads to Entanglement in Civil War

JNS.org - Though it shares a border with Syria, Israel has tried to stay out of the four-year-long civil war to its north. But recent gains...

June 19, 2015 11:08 am

BBC Reporter Turns Palestinian Story Into Anti-Israel Hatefest

The news that Mahmoud Abbas had unilaterally decided to dissolve the one year-old ‘Palestinian Unity Government’ was reported on the BBC News website’s Middle East page in an article...

May 22, 2015 1:01 pm

Major Jewish Groups: School Workshop Has Anti-Israel Bias, Flawed Pedagogy (VIDEO)

JNS.org - Mainstream Jewish organizations—including the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the women's Zionist organization Hadassah, and a local Jewish Federation—are raising concerns about a...

May 13, 2015 1:03 pm

Israel Increasingly Attractive for Chinese Academics, Investors, and Tourists

JNS.org - East China New University and the University of Haifa this month launched a joint Israeli-Chinese research center in Shanghai—the first center of its kind and the latest testament...

May 10, 2015 10:51 am

‘Catch the Jew!’ Replete With Diverse People in an Ideological Minefield

JNS.org - Alan Dershowitz is fond of pointing out that, were a Martian to land in the middle of the United Nations, he would...

Culture

Israel’s Future Tallest Building Approved for Construction

JNS.org - Construction has been approved for an ambitious project to build Israel's new tallest skyscraper. The Israeli Finance Ministry’s district committee has signed off on...

Master of the Chefs: The Kosher World’s Unsung Hero

JNS.org - Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade...

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Trump Campaign Mideast Adviser Walid Phares: President Envisions Resolution...

A terrorism expert and long-time Fox News analyst who served as the new US leader’s Mideast adviser during the election campaign...

Israel

Israeli President Rivlin Rejects Former PM Olmert’s Pardon Request

JNS.org - A pardon request filed by incarcerated former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was rejected Monday by President Reuven Rivlin. In the rejection, Rivlin noted that the special circumstances of Olmert's conviction...

Middle East

Ahead of Washington Trip, Egyptian President El-Sisi Meets With US Jewish L...

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder Sunday to discuss US-Egypt relations,...

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