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Six Days Remembered: The Battle Is Not Over

The 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War will be commemorated in many ways in the coming days. Media retrospectives, conferences, new documentaries and first person...

May 26, 2017 10:06 am

Trump’s Middle East Visit, New Alliances, and a Terrified Iran

The reaction seen from Iranian state media outlets to the visit paid by US President Donald Trump last week to Saudi Arabia have been unorthodox, to say the least. State-run IRIB TV, May 22: “The US president...

Using Comedy to Heal the Wounds of Terror

I remember how I felt when I first saw Paradise Now, the 2006 Oscar-nominated film about two Palestinian men solicited to become suicide bombers in Israel. At the end of the movie, one of the two men enters a...

For New York Times, the New Man in Jerusalem Is Just as Biased as the Old One

JNS.org - Anybody who thought that the new Jerusalem bureau chief of the New York Times would be any less biased than his predecessor was sadly mistaken. Ian Fisher replaced Peter Baker as head of the Times’ Jerusalem...

May 24, 2017 4:33 pm

Linda Sarsour and the Deafening Silence

It’s said that politics makes strange bedfellows. Or as author Harlan Ellison phrased it, everyone’s...

May 24, 2017 3:45 pm

How ‘Woke’ Are Feminist Farrakhan Fans Like Linda Sarsour?

When Essence recently presented “Woke 100 Women,” three of the leading organizers of the Women’s March -- Tamika Mallory,...

May 24, 2017 11:30 am

End Propaganda Myth That Jerusalem Is Holy to Muslims

It’s time to end the propaganda myth that Jerusalem is a holy city to Muslims. The...

May 24, 2017 11:19 am

After Trump Visit, the Onus Rests on Us

Overall, US President Donald Trump has delivered. He will not have satisfied the delusional aspirations...

May 24, 2017 10:52 am

Why Is New Jersey’s Governor Protecting Child Marriage?

Jada was looking forward to high school in her New Jersey hometown. But  her father -- a...

May 26, 2017 10:06 am

Six Days Remembered: The Battle Is Not Over

The 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War will be commemorated in many ways in the coming days. Media retrospectives, conferences, new documentaries and first person remembrances...

May 25, 2017 4:55 pm

Trump’s Middle East Visit, New Alliances, and a Terrified Iran

The reaction seen from Iranian state media outlets to the visit paid by US President Donald Trump last week to Saudi Arabia have been unorthodox,...

May 25, 2017 10:29 am

Using Comedy to Heal the Wounds of Terror

I remember how I felt when I first saw Paradise Now, the 2006 Oscar-nominated film about two Palestinian men solicited to become suicide bombers in Israel. At the end...

May 25, 2017 10:23 am

For New York Times, the New Man in Jerusalem Is Just as Biased as the Old One

JNS.org - Anybody who thought that the new Jerusalem bureau chief of the New York Times would be any less biased than his predecessor was sadly mistaken. Ian...

May 24, 2017 4:33 pm

Linda Sarsour and the Deafening Silence

It’s said that politics makes strange bedfellows. Or as author Harlan Ellison phrased it, everyone’s entitled to their own door to hell -- as long...

May 24, 2017 3:45 pm

How ‘Woke’ Are Feminist Farrakhan Fans Like Linda Sarsour?

When Essence recently presented “Woke 100 Women,” three of the leading organizers of the Women’s March -- Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour and Carmen Perez -- were among the “socially...

May 24, 2017 11:30 am

End Propaganda Myth That Jerusalem Is Holy to Muslims

It’s time to end the propaganda myth that Jerusalem is a holy city to Muslims. The Muslim fixation and clamor on Jerusalem is actually a very...

May 24, 2017 11:19 am

After Trump Visit, the Onus Rests on Us

Overall, US President Donald Trump has delivered. He will not have satisfied the delusional aspirations of Israel’s radical right but, despite some missteps before he...

May 24, 2017 10:52 am

Why Is New Jersey’s Governor Protecting Child Marriage?

Jada was looking forward to high school in her New Jersey hometown. But  her father -- a recent convert to Islam -- decided that the family should move to...

May 23, 2017 8:39 pm

Alan Dershowitz: Terrorism Persists Because It Has Been Rewarded

Every time a horrendous terrorist attack victimizes innocent victims we wring our hands and promise to increase security and take other necessary preventive measures. But...

May 23, 2017 4:01 pm

BBC’s ‘Man in the Middle East’ Spouts Tired Jerusalem Lies

On May 18, listeners of BBC Radio 4 heard the fourth part in Jeremy Bowen’s series of programs entitled, "Our Man in the Middle East." "Jerusalem," the latest episode,...

May 23, 2017 1:34 pm

Open Letter to Dartmouth Administrators Following BDS Scandal

Following the controversy over the promotion to Dean of Faculty of a Dartmouth College professor with ties to the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, and his subsequent...

May 23, 2017 11:31 am

The Torah and the Jewish People: An Ever-Repeated Story

Bamidbar, our parsha this week, takes up the story where we left it at the end of Shemot. The Jewish people had journeyed from Egypt to Mount Sinai....

May 23, 2017 11:24 am

The Guardian’s ‘Long Read’ on Israel Contains the Usual Errors and Misrepresentations

For some time, I have sensed a gradual shift from articles that were in large part composed of or promoted outright lies about Israel to...

Features

A Military Affair: Memorial Day Reflections from a Combat Vet-Turned-Jewish Leader

JNS.org - During a recent interview, fittingly slated between Memorial Days for fallen soldiers in...

Norway Demands Palestinians Return Funding for Youth Center Named After Infamous Terrorist

JNS.org - Acting immediately on a report issued on Friday by Palestinian Media Watch...

Why Aren’t Muslim Countries Helping the Palestinians?

JNS.org - Why aren’t Muslim countries leading givers to the Palestinian cause? That question has renewed relevance after a United Nations agency’s...

World

Austrian Jewish Student Organization Seeking Legal Action Against National ...

Following exposure of a secret chat group in which top Austrian student leaders engaged in Holocaust denial, the president of the...

Israel

Israeli Researchers Develop New ALS Treatment

JNS.org - Researchers at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) announced the development of a new treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The lethal neurodegenerative...

Middle East

Israeli TV Report: Trump Lashed Out at Abbas During Bethlehem Meeting Over ...

JNS.org - President Donald Trump berated Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas during their meeting last week in Bethlehem over...

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