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November 22, 2016 12:39 pm

The Sweden Democrats and Liberal Jews

Upon learning that high-profile Swedish MP Kent Ekeroth was to speak to a gathering of foreign visitors...

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November 22, 2016 8:42 am

Why the Palestinian Authority Leadership Does Not — and Will Not — Emulate Egypt’s Anwar Sadat

This weekend marked the 39th anniversary of slain Egyptian President Anwar Sadat's historic visit to...

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November 22, 2016 7:01 am

Cloudy With a Chance of War

  No one can predict the future, which is why the weatherman is often the most...

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November 22, 2016 5:59 am

The Trump Revolution and How Liberal Jews Lost the Plot

The victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential elections will have long-term global repercussions at...

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November 22, 2016 5:52 am

Did Religious Voters Make a Catastrophic Mistake in Supporting Trump?

Religion played a strong role in pushing Donald Trump into the presidency. One religious group in...

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November 22, 2016 5:39 am

The Dangers of the Alt-Right, Steve Bannon and Donald Trump

There seems to be confusion and misunderstanding about what the "alt-right" is, and why some...

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November 22, 2016 5:26 am

Leonard Cohen’s Legacy for Jews — and Humanity

Many people know Leonard Cohen from the countless covers of his timeless hit, “Hallelujah.” But to his legion...

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November 21, 2016 3:28 pm

How Did Jewish Newspapers Handle Presidential Endorsements, and What Price Are They Paying for Their Choices?

JNS.org -- Any newspaper that makes political endorsements runs the risk of alienating readers who disagree...

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November 21, 2016 3:16 pm

The New York Times’ Double Standards on Display — Yet Again

One of the best ways to detect the biases of the New York Times in...

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November 21, 2016 3:01 pm

Democrats Must Scrutinize Keith Ellison’s Antisemitic Past and Ties to Radical Islam

Despite the furor over Trump aide Steve Bannon’s alleged antisemitism, there’s been virtually no media...

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November 21, 2016 1:55 pm

Israel Acts to Save Environment Polluted by Palestinians, But ‘Greens’ Stay Silent

JNS.org -- Important government action was taken to protect the environment in the Middle East this week....

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November 21, 2016 8:23 am

The Illiberal World of Stephen Bannon

JNS.org - In considering the furore around President-elect Donald Trump's decision to appoint Stephen Bannon, the...

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November 21, 2016 8:16 am

What Will Happen to the So-Called Nuclear Deal Under the Trump Administration?

How can we explain Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election? True, he did lose...

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November 21, 2016 8:05 am

Yes, She Is My Sister

The fundamentalist position on the Bible -- Jewish and Christian -- is that every word comes directly from God...

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November 21, 2016 7:45 am

Palestinians Claim Tolerance for Jewish Prayer — Yeah, Right

The General Authority for Supreme Islamic Authority in Jerusalem has complained about the proposed law...

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November 20, 2016 8:54 am

Reinventing the Blood Libel for Contemporary Consumption

Blood libels have typically focused on far-fetched accusations that the Jews are to blame for...

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November 20, 2016 8:40 am

Making Jewish Education Better, Safer and More Affordable

We hear the same complaint every year: The cost of tuition for day schools is a burden...

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November 20, 2016 8:34 am

The Jewish Community’s Shameful Silence on Donald Trump

Last Sunday, President-elect Donald Trump appointed Stephen Bannon as chief strategist in the White House. We  --  as...

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November 20, 2016 7:47 am

Beware of Evil Disguised as Righteousness

Just a few days ago, I became aware of a viral Internet phenomenon known as...

Culture

Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time

JNS.org - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

New Poll: More British Muslims Blame Jews for 9/11 Terror Attacks Than Al-Q...

Only 4% of British Muslims believe Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda terrorist group was responsible for the 9/11 attacks, a new...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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