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December 5, 2019 8:18 am

US Muslim Group Proudly Brags of Dealing with ‘Zionism’ on a ‘Daily Basis’

Its leaders won't condemn terrorist groups like Hamas or Hezbollah, but the founder and executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) says his...

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December 5, 2019 8:05 am

Will Iran Withdraw from the 2015 Nuclear Agreement?

No sooner had Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced, on November 5, Iran’s renewal of uranium enrichment than the IAEA reported that a cylinder containing some two tons of UF6 gas (uranium hexa-fluoride compound) had been...

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December 5, 2019 7:58 am

Losing the Semantic War on ‘Palestine’

I have written before about the importance of semantics in the discussion of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and how frustrated many people are about losing various battles over nomenclature, such as references to the disputed territories...


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December 5, 2019 7:47 am

Iran’s 2019 Gasoline Protests: What Happens Next?

Iran’s leaders have survived yet another challenge to their rule from an increasingly restive population. The November demonstrations protesting an increase in gasoline prices were the largest since 2009. Iran’s officials -- who tend to...

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December 5, 2019 7:37 am

Liberals Must Stand Up to College Antisemitism

It’s no secret that antisemitism is on the rise in America. Between attacks on our synagogues and literal Nazis waving torches, it hasn’t been subtle. We can argue over how much responsibility Donald Trump and...

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December 4, 2019 8:17 pm

Parshat Vayetse: The Story of Laban the Aramean

The events narrated in this week’s parsha -- Jacob’s flight to Laban, his stay there,...

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December 4, 2019 7:40 pm

Tehran and the Restive Iraqis

With many Iraqis (including Shiites) blaming Tehran for the social restiveness engulfing their country, Iranian...

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December 4, 2019 6:16 pm

Iran’s Escalation Policy Has Backfired

JNS.org - The wave of demonstrations in Iran following the regime’s decision to raise the...

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December 4, 2019 6:04 pm

How Israel Is Levering Energy to Stabilize the Region and Advance Geostrategic Objectives

Israel, renowned as a thriving democracy in a region that is characterized by dictators, and...

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December 4, 2019 6:03 pm

Ensuring Antisemitism Won’t Be Taught in California

On September 20, I had the incredible opportunity to go to the State Capitol in...

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December 4, 2019 6:00 pm

The Grift of a Right-Wing, White House-Accredited Media Outlet Hits a Wall

It just goes to show how far you can get with a clean shave, a...

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December 4, 2019 11:55 am

‘Why Do They Hate Us?’

JNS.org - As part of an evening news segment on December 2, Israel’s Channel 12...

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December 4, 2019 8:26 am

How a Billionaire Is Working to Repair Israel’s Public Image

The great Jewish leader Hillel said: “If I am not for myself, who will be...

Culture

Thousands of Brazilians Take Part in Israeli Social Music Initiative

Thousands of Brazilians gathered on Sunday at Sao Paulo’s Estaiada Bridge to take...

Amazon Removes Christmas Ornaments With Auschwitz Image From Site Following Complaints

E-commerce giant Amazon on Sunday took down from its website Christmas...

Features

How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

Israel

Israel Is Headed Back to Elections, Says Lieberman

JNS.org - Yisrael Beiteinu Party leader Avigdor Lieberman said on Tuesday that Israel is headed to its third round of elections this year. “Elections are coming,” Lieberman told the Yedioth Ahronoth daily in...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Calls for Renewal of Gaza Border Violence

JNS.org - Hamas is calling on Gaza residents to return to the Israel-Gaza border on Friday to resume the “March of Return” protests following a three-week hiatus, Ynet reported on...

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