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September 30, 2016 3:06 pm
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by Alan Dershowitz

Shimon Peres, a Leader for All Seasons

by Alan Dershowitz

Shimon Peres understood the Biblical verse “to everything there is a season.” When he was a young man working for David Ben-Gurion, he saw that Israel’s very...

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September 30, 2016 10:49 am
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by Pini Dunner

Who Is a Jew? And Who Gets to Decide?

Since Israel's founding in 1948, one of its most contentious problems has been trying to define "Who is a Jew?" The premise behind Israel’s creation was to provide Jews with a country where they could live without...

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September 30, 2016 7:25 am
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by Ruthie Blum

Shimon Peres’ Funeral, Mahmoud Abbas’ Hypocrisy

On Thursday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas requested and was granted permission from the Israeli government to travel to Jerusalem to attend the funeral of elder statesman Shimon Peres, who died on Wednesday at the...


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September 30, 2016 7:08 am
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by Ben Cohen / JNS.org

In First Debate, Trump Proved He Is an Unacceptable Choice for President

JNS.org - I came away from the first presidential debate earlier this week with three immediate thoughts. First, given Donald Trump's diabolical performance, it’s hard to conceive of anyone voting for him for any reason other than...

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September 30, 2016 7:00 am
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by Alon Ben-Meir

Peres the Statesman vs. Netanyahu the Demagogue

The death of Shimon Peres highlights the stark difference in leadership between him and Prime Minister Netanyahu -- the difference between a statesman and a demagogue. Peres never hesitated to change his position and embrace policies from...

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September 30, 2016 6:56 am
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by John Bolton

Donald Trump and NATO

France and Germany are once more considering steps to invest the European Union with real...

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September 30, 2016 6:50 am
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by Martin Sherman

Shimon Peres (1923-1985;1986-2016): Which Do We Mourn?

"Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast,...

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September 30, 2016 6:32 am
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by Jeremy Rosen

Hebrew Prayers Are Lost in Translation

We will spend more time than usual in synagogues these coming weeks, and with that, a...

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September 29, 2016 10:35 am
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by David Meyers

The GOP Cave-In on Trump

Last week, Ted Cruz endorsed the man who claimed his father helped kill John F....

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September 29, 2016 7:51 am
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by Stephen M. Flatow / JNS.org

Don’t Believe the Lie of a ‘Palestinian Majority’

JNS.org - A group advocating Palestinian statehood took out a full-page ad in The New York Times last...

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September 29, 2016 7:28 am
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by Eliana Rudee

American Olim Weigh in on Presidential Debate

It may have been 4 a.m. in Israel, but that didn't stop American olim from live-streaming Monday's presidential debate...

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September 29, 2016 7:09 am
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by Yaakov Lappin

As ISIS Loses Territory, Fighters Likely to Bring Jihad Home to Mideast

ISIS is steadily losing ground, personnel and financial assets in Syria and Iraq. Growing numbers...

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September 30, 2016 3:06 pm
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by Alan Dershowitz

Shimon Peres, a Leader for All Seasons

Shimon Peres understood the Biblical verse “to everything there is a season.” When he was a young...

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September 30, 2016 10:49 am
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by Pini Dunner

Who Is a Jew? And Who Gets to Decide?

Since Israel's founding in 1948, one of its most contentious problems has been trying to define "Who...

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September 30, 2016 7:25 am
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by Ruthie Blum

Shimon Peres’ Funeral, Mahmoud Abbas’ Hypocrisy

On Thursday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas requested and was granted permission from the Israeli...

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September 30, 2016 7:08 am
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by Ben Cohen / JNS.org

In First Debate, Trump Proved He Is an Unacceptable Choice for President

JNS.org - I came away from the first presidential debate earlier this week with three immediate...

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September 30, 2016 7:00 am
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by Alon Ben-Meir

Peres the Statesman vs. Netanyahu the Demagogue

The death of Shimon Peres highlights the stark difference in leadership between him and Prime...

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September 30, 2016 6:56 am
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by John Bolton

Donald Trump and NATO

France and Germany are once more considering steps to invest the European Union with real...

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September 30, 2016 6:50 am
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by Martin Sherman

Shimon Peres (1923-1985;1986-2016): Which Do We Mourn?

"Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast,...

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Features

Middle East Reporting Through the Eyes of an Evangelical Christian

JNS.org - Despite the increasing number of terror attacks in the United States, for...

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

World

Israel Pays Turkey $20 Million Compensation Over 2010 Gaza Flotilla Inciden...

Israel on Friday paid Turkey $20 million in compensation over the 2010 Mavi Marmara tragedy involving a Gaza-bound aid flotilla,...

Israel

After Peres Funeral, Netanyahu Meets With Slate of World Leaders

Following the funeral of former president Shimon Peres on Friday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a number of meetings with world leaders at his official residence in Jerusalem. Among the dignitaries...

Middle East

Netanyahu, Abbas Shake Hands, Exchange Greetings at Peres Funeral

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shook hands and exchanged brief words at the funeral on Friday of Shimon Peres, the former Israeli leader who won...

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