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There Never Was a Two-State Solution; It’s Time to Move On

The answer to the question of how to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian dispute has been to partition "Palestine" into two states. This assumes, however, that the...

January 19, 2017 7:29 am

Rabbinical Tyranny and Freedom of Thought

In the last few years, more and more books and essays written by well-respected Torah teachers have been condemned as heresy by some influential -- mainly ultra-Orthodox -- rabbinic authorities. This has done great harm to many young...

Bernard-Henri Lévy: A Rock Called Zion (EXCERPT)

The following is an excerpt from French philosopher and activist Bernard-Henri Lévy's newly released book, The Genius of Judaism, which delves into the meaning of being a Jew -- not in terms of religious observance, but rather from the...

Goodbye, President Obama: Parting Words From an Israeli Settler

Dear President Obama, I wanted to say goodbye and show you the respect due to a tenacious adversary. Many US Jews, and even a few here in Israel, thought you were a friend. But for us...

January 18, 2017 6:39 am

Holy Secularism: A Visit to the Tavor Academy

One of the defining characteristics of life in Israel is the ongoing encounter and grappling...

January 18, 2017 5:41 am

Netanyahu Made Mistakes, But It’s Time to Move On

Enough is enough. Since the beginning of his public life, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has...

January 18, 2017 5:12 am

The UN’s Long, Shameful History on Israel

The Israeli English-language newspaper The Jerusalem Post was originally called The Palestine Post. It adopted its current name...

January 17, 2017 8:39 am

Why Israelis Went Ape Over the Story of a Missing Monkey

On Monday, every Israeli news outlet devoted space to the frantic search for Connor, a...

January 17, 2017 8:14 am

The Pitiable, Pathetic Paris Peace Parley

Barack Obama's and John Kerry's “peace” summit in Paris,  to which neither Israel nor the Palestinians even...

January 19, 2017 7:29 am

There Never Was a Two-State Solution; It’s Time to Move On

The answer to the question of how to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian dispute has been to partition "Palestine" into two states. This assumes, however, that the parties...

January 19, 2017 7:16 am

Rabbinical Tyranny and Freedom of Thought

In the last few years, more and more books and essays written by well-respected Torah teachers have been condemned as heresy by some influential -- mainly...

January 18, 2017 3:42 pm

Bernard-Henri Lévy: A Rock Called Zion (EXCERPT)

The following is an excerpt from French philosopher and activist Bernard-Henri Lévy's newly released book, The Genius of Judaism, which delves into the meaning of being a...

January 18, 2017 7:03 am

Goodbye, President Obama: Parting Words From an Israeli Settler

Dear President Obama, I wanted to say goodbye and show you the respect due to a tenacious adversary. Many US Jews, and even a few here...

January 18, 2017 6:39 am

Holy Secularism: A Visit to the Tavor Academy

One of the defining characteristics of life in Israel is the ongoing encounter and grappling with Judaism and Jewish identity. Largely unnoticed outside of the...

January 18, 2017 5:41 am

Netanyahu Made Mistakes, But It’s Time to Move On

Enough is enough. Since the beginning of his public life, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been subject to the most ferocious ongoing campaign of vilification...

January 18, 2017 5:12 am

The UN’s Long, Shameful History on Israel

The Israeli English-language newspaper The Jerusalem Post was originally called The Palestine Post. It adopted its current name in 1950, two years after the creation of the state...

January 17, 2017 8:39 am

Why Israelis Went Ape Over the Story of a Missing Monkey

On Monday, every Israeli news outlet devoted space to the frantic search for Connor, a 17-year-old male capuchin monkey who escaped from the Zoological Center...

January 17, 2017 8:14 am

The Pitiable, Pathetic Paris Peace Parley

Barack Obama's and John Kerry's “peace” summit in Paris,  to which neither Israel nor the Palestinians even bothered to show up -- was a farce. The anti-Israel, anti-settlement...

January 17, 2017 8:07 am

Will Trump Bow to Arab Intimidation on Jerusalem?

President-elect Donald Trump has promised to move the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Predictably, cataclysmic warnings are coming from the Palestinians, Arab leaders and...

January 17, 2017 7:58 am

5 Reasons the Paris ‘Peace’ Conference Failed

As I said repeatedly in the build-up to Sunday's gathering in Paris of representatives of 70 countries to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian issue, the AJC has long...

January 17, 2017 7:54 am

Israel, Like Trump, Should Blackball Hostile Press Outlets

President-elect Donald Trump can teach the state of Israel a thing or two about how to handle the media. When the media actively harms Trump, he...

January 17, 2017 7:45 am

Like Moses, We Must Ask: ‘Who Am I?’

Moses’ second question to God at the burning bush was: "Who are you?" (Ex. 3:13). His first question, though, was, "Mi anochi" -- “Who am I?” (Ex....

January 17, 2017 7:39 am

Challenging a Renowned Atheistic Scientist About the Origin of Life

On June 28, 2015, Dr. Paul Davies of Arizona State University delivered a lecture at the Sydney Opera House on the "Origin of Life," a...

Culture

Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well,...

Israel’s President Honors Philanthropist for Supporting American-Israeli STEM Research

JNS.org -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin honored a media mogul and philanthropist this week...

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

JNS.org -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

President Donald Trump Promises ‘Robust’ First 100 Days

The moment Donald Trump swears the oath of office and lifts his hand from the Bible as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, the clock begins on his...

Israel

Netanyahu Congratulates President Trump on Inauguration; Says He Looks Forw...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a congratulatory message to new US President Donald Trump as he took office on...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Reaping Economic Rewards in Syria

Iran's government and entities close to the elite Revolutionary Guards have signed major economic contracts with Syria, reaping what appear to be lucrative rewards for helping President Bashar al-Assad regain...

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