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January 9, 2018 10:38 am

Panicky Critics of Israel Push Fake ‘One State’ Threat

JNS.org - You know that critics of Israel are getting panicky when they start trotting out the...

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January 8, 2018 5:03 pm

New York Times Editorial Board Falls Suspiciously Silent on Iran Protests

Since the protests against the Iranian dictatorship broke out on December 28, 2017, America’s leading...

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January 8, 2018 4:28 pm

UK Paper Features Lies About Christians Being Driven From Jerusalem

A Guardian op-ed by Theophilos III, the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, (“Christians are at risk of being...

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January 8, 2018 4:14 pm

The US at the UN: Time to Go, or Time for a Time-Out?

Just before the UN General Assembly voted to condemn the United States for recognizing Jerusalem...

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January 8, 2018 1:42 pm

Comparing Trump and Obama on Israel and Peace

Eleven months into their respective presidencies, Barack Obama and Donald Trump each received their first...

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January 8, 2018 12:46 pm

SPME BDS Monitor: Outrage on Jerusalem

In December, the most important BDS-related developments came in the wake of the Trump administration’s...

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January 8, 2018 11:56 am

How UNRWA Violates the Most Basic Rule of NGOs: ‘Do No Harm’

In the 1990s, international aid groups started looking at the bigger picture -- and realized that...

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January 8, 2018 10:52 am

Ten Ways That Israel Is Treated Differently

The recent focus on the Jerusalem issue is a telling reminder that Israel is treated...

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January 8, 2018 10:36 am

Orthodox Jews and Art

Aesthetics plays an important part in the theological and philosophical tradition that started in Greece,...

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January 7, 2018 7:59 pm

Protests in Iran: Social Challenges vs. Foreign Policy Ambitions

The social protests currently taking place in Iran arise from the gap between the Islamic...

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January 5, 2018 12:37 pm

Iran’s Mullahs: Dictators Who Need A Perpetual Enemy

Nikki Haley, America’s formidable ambassador to the United Nations, has done it again. The Iranian...

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January 5, 2018 12:17 pm

Iran: Are Wheels Falling Off Obama’s ‘Signature’ Foreign Policy Endeavor?

"The alternative is a region wide explosion with totally unpredictable consequences...Just think how that would...

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January 5, 2018 11:21 am

Good Lorde, Another Cancellation

The New Zealand songstress Lorde recently buckled under pressure from the boycott, divestment and sanctions...

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January 5, 2018 11:08 am

Human Wisdom vs. Divine Wisdom

This coming Monday, I will be delivering a lecture on Moses Maimonides --  surely one of...

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January 5, 2018 10:49 am

Don’t Cut Off UNRWA, Try to Reform It

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, has now questioned the credibility of UNRWA...

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January 5, 2018 10:37 am

Washington Post Ignores Facts When Reporting on Guatemalan and Honduran Support for US on Jerusalem

In "Why Guatemala, Honduras support Trump on Jerusalem," The Washington Post gave at least ten reasons...

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January 5, 2018 10:26 am

Threatening to Cut Palestinian Aid Is the Right Move

JNS.org - We didn’t need the publication of a new book to know that Donald Trump...

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January 5, 2018 9:39 am

Palestinian ‘Refugees’

It has been suggested that counters don’t think and it is thinkers who really count....

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January 4, 2018 2:31 pm

Political Party in Morocco Wants to Withdraw Citizenship From Jews in ‘Israeli Settlements’

A political party in Morocco is proposing to remove citizenship from any Jews who live...

Features

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...

World

Dozens of Advocacy Groups Endorse Jewish Nominee for Top Education Departme...

Dozens of advocacy groups on Monday called for the confirmation of Kenneth Marcus -- a leading figure in efforts to...

Israel

Defense Minister: IDF Will Destroy All Hamas Terror Tunnels by End of 2018

JNS.org - Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told Israeli television that the Jewish state has developed cutting-edge counter-tunnel technology that will enable it to destroy all Hamas terror tunnels by the...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Reportedly Shoots Down Missile Fired From Yemen

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s armed Houthi group toward Saudi Arabia's southern Jizan region was shot down by Saudi forces on Tuesday, Saudi state TV Ekhbariya reported. The station gave...

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