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Lebanon, the Saudis and Middle East Chess

JNS.org - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri recently shocked the international community by announcing his resignation. Hariri, a Sunni political leader, made the announcement from...

November 16, 2017 12:49 pm

America’s North Korea Decision Hinges on Trump’s Success in Asia

Substantively, President Trump’s Asia trip made important progress against North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. For now, however, in this long counter-proliferation struggle, it remains unclear whether China is finally persuaded to exert...

The New York Times — At It Again on Israel

A New York Times article last week discussed the opening of the new Louvre Abu Dhabi museum, describing it as a "soft power" means "to promote the capital as a tolerant global city." But the article completely whitewashed...

Should the West Use Covert Warfare Against Iran?

In the shadowy world of covert proxy wars, Iran is taking center stage -- both as a target and as a player. In the latest signal of escalating proxy wars, Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corp (IRGC) announced that it had...

November 15, 2017 2:03 pm

Normalizing Antisemitism on Campus

At McGill University recently, three board members of the University’s Students’ Society were removed from...

November 15, 2017 12:33 pm

Trump’s Mideast Plan Is Bad for Israel

JNS.org - Senior Trump administration officials are reportedly crafting a plan for Middle East peace. Yet based...

November 14, 2017 5:11 pm

Want to Beat BDS? Stop Propping Up a Failed Peace Process

JNS.org - The goal of the BDS movement is the same as the late, unlamented Arab...

November 14, 2017 4:22 pm

New York Times Adds ‘Editor’s Note’ To Travel Story That Glorified Terrorist

The New York Times has added an “editor’s note” and revised a travel section article...

November 14, 2017 3:36 pm

Recovering From Our Rampant Sex Scandals

While sexual attitudes are inclined to change from generation to generation, controversies relating to sexual...

November 16, 2017 12:49 pm

Lebanon, the Saudis and Middle East Chess

JNS.org - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri recently shocked the international community by announcing his resignation. Hariri, a Sunni political leader, made the announcement from Saudi...

November 16, 2017 12:21 pm

America’s North Korea Decision Hinges on Trump’s Success in Asia

Substantively, President Trump’s Asia trip made important progress against North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. For now, however, in this long counter-proliferation struggle,...

November 16, 2017 12:03 pm

The New York Times — At It Again on Israel

A New York Times article last week discussed the opening of the new Louvre Abu Dhabi museum, describing it as a "soft power" means "to promote the capital...

November 15, 2017 5:18 pm

Should the West Use Covert Warfare Against Iran?

In the shadowy world of covert proxy wars, Iran is taking center stage -- both as a target and as a player. In the latest signal of escalating...

November 15, 2017 2:03 pm

Normalizing Antisemitism on Campus

At McGill University recently, three board members of the University’s Students’ Society were removed from their appointments after a vote at the Fall General Assembly...

November 15, 2017 12:33 pm

Trump’s Mideast Plan Is Bad for Israel

JNS.org - Senior Trump administration officials are reportedly crafting a plan for Middle East peace. Yet based on the details that are available so far, friends of...

November 14, 2017 5:11 pm

Want to Beat BDS? Stop Propping Up a Failed Peace Process

JNS.org - The goal of the BDS movement is the same as the late, unlamented Arab League boycott: the economic strangulation of Israel. Just like the...

November 14, 2017 4:22 pm

New York Times Adds ‘Editor’s Note’ To Travel Story That Glorified Terrorist

The New York Times has added an “editor’s note” and revised a travel section article about a California bakery with a mural depicting a Jew-killing...

November 14, 2017 3:36 pm

Recovering From Our Rampant Sex Scandals

While sexual attitudes are inclined to change from generation to generation, controversies relating to sexual behavior are ageless -- and even occupy a prominent role...

November 14, 2017 3:10 pm

Lebanon’s Fall Would Be Iran’s Gain

Almost unnoticed in the coverage of President Trump's Asia trip, Lebanon is slipping under Iran's control. On November 3, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, a...

November 14, 2017 1:44 pm

Why We Just Had Our Ninth Child

My wife Esther and I were blessed with the birth of our ninth child just a few weeks ago. Here’s how some people greeted the...

November 14, 2017 1:24 pm

As Saudi Arabia Reels, the Middle East Will Only Get Worse

As Saudi Arabia reels from Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s frontal assault on the kingdom’s elite, indications are that the Saudi-Iranian proxy war is heating...

November 14, 2017 12:57 pm

Stop Treating Israelis Who’ve Left the Holy Land With Disdain

At the heart of 3,000-strong Israeli-American Conference (IAC), which took place last weekend in Washington, was this question: Is it healthy to create a new Israeli-American identity when it...

November 14, 2017 12:09 pm

Backing the Kurds Is the Best Bet to Check Iran’s Expansion

The US and Israel should throw their full weight behind the Kurds and their quest for independence. A Kurdish state represents the biggest opportunity to...

Culture

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Features

Former Israeli General and Ex-State Department Official Clash Over Peace Obstacles

JNS.org - A former Israeli general and an ex-State Department official presented sharply differing views...

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...

World

India Reportedly Cancels $525 Million Anti-Tank Missile Deal With Israeli F...

JNS.org – India has cancelled a $525 million missile deal with Israel, in a development that goes against the grain of...

Israel

Israel Fires at Syrian Forces Near Border for Second Consecutive Day

The Israeli army fired several shells at Syrian army positions across the border from the Israeli Golan Heights on Sunday evening, the second such incident in two days. According to the...

Middle East

Israeli Energy Minister Reveals Jewish State’s Covert Ties With Saudi Ara...

JNS.org – Israel has maintained covert contact with Saudi Arabia regarding Iran and other areas of common interest, Israeli Energy Minister...

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