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September 24, 2017 7:17 pm

Alan Dershowitz: Valerie Plame Knew Exactly What She Was Tweeting

Valerie Plame had to know what she was tweeting. Plame re-tweeted a virulently antisemitic article by a well-known bigot, which she characterized as “thoughtful.” Now...

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September 24, 2017 11:46 am

New York Times Column Ignores Rabbi Sacks Role in Trinity School Overhaul

A British rabbi, Jonathan Sacks, has inspired the head of one of Manhattan’s oldest, fanciest, and best historically Christian private schools to overhaul its school culture and curriculum. And the New York Times managed to write...

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September 20, 2017 4:35 pm

Does the President Have the Right to Expect Loyalty From his Attorney General?

This article was first published by Gatestone Institute. Recent news reports describe the president chastising his Attorney General Jeff Sessions for disloyalty. According to the New York Times, after learning that a special counsel had been appointed, President...


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September 20, 2017 1:38 pm

On Becoming an American

JNS.org – This week, I became an American citizen. As I intently studied my naturalization certificate after the oath-taking ceremony, it struck me how fortunate I am to be accepted into this nation on the eve of...

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September 20, 2017 1:16 pm

Should We Remove the Names of Antisemites? Not Always

Below is an open letter to the president of Bryn Mawr College Dear President Cassidy, Your August 22 letter to the Bryn Mawr community announced that the college would eliminate M. Carey Thomas’ name from Thomas Library,...

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September 20, 2017 12:34 pm

Many Muslims Claim All Jewish Holy Sites as Their Own

With all of the talk about the Temple Mount, it's sometimes easy to forget that some...

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September 20, 2017 12:12 pm

Rosh Hashanah Guide for the Perplexed, 2017

1. Rosh Hashanah (“the beginning of the year” in Hebrew) is celebrated on the first...

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September 20, 2017 12:07 pm

Proof That Palestinians Don’t Kill Because of the ‘Occupation’ and ‘Settlers’

JNS.org - A poorly-reported terrorist incident -- coupled with a large dose of Palestinian Authority-generated fake news -- has...

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September 20, 2017 11:56 am

Moses, the Man

That very day the Lord spoke to Moses, “Go up this mountain of the Abarim,...

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September 20, 2017 10:27 am

US Leadership Vacuum Being Filled by Russia, Iran and Other Nefarious Actors

Russia’s military involvement in Syria, in cooperation with Islamic Iran and an Islamizing Turkey, is...

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September 20, 2017 9:46 am

Art, Man and God

I wonder what our prayers sound like to God during these Days of Awe. As the...

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September 20, 2017 9:31 am

David N. Myers: The Wrong Choice for the Center for Jewish History

When a respected and apolitical institution like the New York-based Center for Jewish History (CJH) hires an...

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September 19, 2017 4:22 pm

For Comment on Holocaust Museum, New York Times Turns to Anti-Israel Activist

The New York Times finally tackled the issue of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s report...

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September 19, 2017 4:17 pm

How to Make Time for Judaism

The sound of the shofar has awakened our slumbering souls. The words of the rabbi's...

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September 19, 2017 10:16 am

Where Does Israel Fit in a Jewish Future Without Faith?

JNS.org - For Prime Minister Netanyahu’s political opponents, his government’s woes aren’t just an opportunity to...

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September 18, 2017 12:30 pm

Facing a Challenging New Year

We enter Rosh Hashanah 5778 with conflicting emotions. Israel has never been in a stronger position,...

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September 18, 2017 11:31 am

Talking to Qatar Should Not Mean Blessing Qatar

JNS.org - Should American Jewish leaders speak to the rulers of a petrostate that finances Hamas...

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September 18, 2017 11:25 am

Ending the War in Syria Could Be a Disaster for Europe

Blinded by the smokescreen of the war against ISIS, the world failed to notice that Tehran...

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September 18, 2017 9:52 am

Is America Still a Beacon of Light to Other Nations?

We don't need President Trump to tell us that he can make America great again....

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Jews Cast Weary Eye on German Election Results, With Strong Showing of Far-...

As expected, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was reelected on Sunday to a fourth term in office in her country’s federal...

Israel

‘The Jewish People Know What It Is to Struggle for an Independent Hom...

As five million Kurds in northern Iraq prepare for Monday's historic referendum on independence, Israelis from across the political spectrum...

Middle East

Syria to Top Agenda During Russian Defense Minister’s First Visit to ...

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will visit the Jewish state in October and meet with his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman,...

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