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Iran’s Leader Urges Palestinians to Launch Violent Uprising

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is urging Palestinians to launch another violent "intifada" targeting Israelis, according to Reuters. Speaking at a recent conference in...

February 22, 2017 7:58 am

It’s Time to Sack the ‘Two-State Solution’

“The president is committed to peace…. That’s as far as I want to go on that,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer said on February 3, when asked if President Trump supported a two-state solution to the...

Jewish Civil Rights Groups Ignore Member of the Tribe Who Was Discriminated Against

JNS.org -- What if you got fired for observing Passover? “Not possible in 21st-century America,” you confidently reply. What if you sued, and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) as well as the local Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) kept...

Why Did David Friedman Cave on His Prior Views of Israel?

Golda Meir, Rabbi Meir Kahane and Louis Brandeis -- true-to-life American Zionists -- must be spinning in their graves. Why? Because David Friedman, who was recently nominated to become America’s ambassador to Israel, spent his entire Senate confirmation hearing apologizing for...

February 21, 2017 1:56 pm

New York Times Hypes Australia Opposition to Netanyahu Visit

Before Prime Minister Netanyahu even begins his visit to Australia, the New York Times is...

February 21, 2017 9:47 am

Alternative Facts and Post-Truth Are Dangerous for Jews

In recent years, "alternative facts" and "post-truth" have become very fashionable terms. But for approximately 2,000...

February 21, 2017 8:31 am

Nikki Haley’s First Hurrah

Four months ago, when South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley was nominated by the president-elect as...

February 21, 2017 8:22 am

The Impossible Deal: Establishing a Peaceful Palestinian-Arab State

It was exhilarating to watch US President Donald Trump, at his press conference with Israeli...

February 21, 2017 7:38 am

Cory Booker Condemned David Friedman While Giving Iran a Pass

Last week's hearing on the nomination of David Friedman to be the US ambassador to Israel...

February 22, 2017 7:58 am

Iran’s Leader Urges Palestinians to Launch Violent Uprising

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is urging Palestinians to launch another violent "intifada" targeting Israelis, according to Reuters. Speaking at a recent conference in Tehran,...

February 22, 2017 7:54 am

It’s Time to Sack the ‘Two-State Solution’

“The president is committed to peace…. That’s as far as I want to go on that,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer said on February 3, when...

February 22, 2017 7:35 am

Jewish Civil Rights Groups Ignore Member of the Tribe Who Was Discriminated Against

JNS.org -- What if you got fired for observing Passover? “Not possible in 21st-century America,” you confidently reply. What if you sued, and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) as...

February 22, 2017 7:31 am

Why Did David Friedman Cave on His Prior Views of Israel?

Golda Meir, Rabbi Meir Kahane and Louis Brandeis -- true-to-life American Zionists -- must be spinning in their graves. Why? Because David Friedman, who was recently nominated to become America’s...

February 21, 2017 1:56 pm

New York Times Hypes Australia Opposition to Netanyahu Visit

Before Prime Minister Netanyahu even begins his visit to Australia, the New York Times is out with an article amplifying the voices of his critics...

February 21, 2017 9:47 am

Alternative Facts and Post-Truth Are Dangerous for Jews

In recent years, "alternative facts" and "post-truth" have become very fashionable terms. But for approximately 2,000 years, Jews have seen the dangers of these phenomena. According to...

February 21, 2017 8:31 am

Nikki Haley’s First Hurrah

Four months ago, when South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley was nominated by the president-elect as US ambassador to the United Nations, I wrote that there...

February 21, 2017 8:22 am

The Impossible Deal: Establishing a Peaceful Palestinian-Arab State

It was exhilarating to watch US President Donald Trump, at his press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, refuse to parrot the tired, irrational,...

February 21, 2017 7:38 am

Cory Booker Condemned David Friedman While Giving Iran a Pass

Last week's hearing on the nomination of David Friedman to be the US ambassador to Israel was intense. The Democratic senators on the Foreign Relations Committee came after...

February 21, 2017 7:26 am

The Forward Hits a New Low With an Article on Right-Wing Jews

Suzanne Schneider, a historian, writes in the Forward that there is a history of Zionists cooperating with Nazis, and that today's pro-Israel, pro-Trump crowds are in the same...

February 21, 2017 6:00 am

God Can Only Push Us So Far — The Rest Is Up to Us

In Yitro, we encountered the Aseret Hadibrot -- the “ten utterances” (or general principles) of Judaism. Now, in Mishpatim, come the details. Here is how they...

February 20, 2017 5:53 pm

In 2012 Speech, Incoming National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster Emphasized Importance of Remembering the Holocaust

US President Donald Trump announced on Monday that Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster has been chosen to serve as his next national security adviser, replacing Michael...

February 20, 2017 7:36 am

The Associated Press Smear of David Friedman

The AP is attempting to smear David Friedman with this incredibly biased "fact check" article: David Friedman, President Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to Israel, displayed...

February 20, 2017 7:22 am

Is Venezuela a State Sponsor of Terrorism?

The US intelligence community has long considered Tareck El Aissami to be a key figure in the global narcotics trade, with significant ties to Iran. He has...

Culture

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the...

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a...

Features

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

World

Israeli Spokesman: Attempts by BDS Movement to Paint False Image of Success...

An Israeli government representative slammed the BDS movement on Friday for falsely implying that a prominent US literary society had...

Israel

Watchdog: Human Rights Watch ‘Deeply Implicated in BDS and Other Form...

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is “deeply implicated in BDS and other forms of political warfare” against the Jewish state, a...

Middle East

Ex-Top Israeli Official: Iran ‘Far More Dangerous’ Post-Nuclear Deal, S...

Rather than becoming more moderate -- as promised by the Obama administration during its marketing of the July 2015 Iran...

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