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The Spy Who Sold Out Israel to Iran

JNS.org - It is difficult to find better words than “treason” and “espionage” to describe the offenses attributed to former Israeli minister Gonen Segev. This man, who...

June 20, 2018 6:27 am

Charles de Gaulle and David Ben Gurion’s Defense of Israel

One of the most passionate and eloquent cases for the State of Israel is virtually unknown. Prior to the Six Day War, France had been Israel's ally, selling her advanced weaponry. After the war, French...

New York Times Describes CAIR as ‘Civil Rights Group’

A long New York Times feature article and photo essay about “American Muslims and Their Guns” describes the Council on American-Islamic Relations as “a national civil rights group.” That’s biased language. It’d be more accurate to...

The Syrian Intervention: Following the Wingate Model

British Maj. Gen. Orde Charles Wingate’s approach to the liberation of Ethiopia from Italian occupation in 1941 provides a useful model for modern-day intervention in Syria. Rather than hand out money and materiel to local...

June 19, 2018 7:56 am

The Horrors of Honor Violence in the West

She was a 15-year-old student at San Antonio's Taft High School with a soft smile...

June 19, 2018 7:33 am

US Interests Require Israel on the Golan Heights

JNS.org - US interests in the Middle East and beyond are well-served by a strategically contained Syria. Historically,...

June 19, 2018 6:26 am

Conservative Jews Stand Up to Anti-Israel Rhetoric

JNS.org - Members and alumni of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) are the latest...

June 18, 2018 4:37 pm

We Must Never Be Ashamed to Be Jewish

A few years ago, my wife and I had Shabbat dinner at the World Economic...

June 18, 2018 4:07 pm

Iraqi Parliamentarian, Friend of US and Israel, Calls for ‘Mideast Summit’ as Islamists Burn Ballots in Baghdad

Last week, as Islamists burned ballot boxes in Baghdad, Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi -- whose unconventional career...

June 20, 2018 6:27 am

The Spy Who Sold Out Israel to Iran

JNS.org - It is difficult to find better words than “treason” and “espionage” to describe the offenses attributed to former Israeli minister Gonen Segev. This man, who was...

June 20, 2018 6:02 am

Charles de Gaulle and David Ben Gurion’s Defense of Israel

One of the most passionate and eloquent cases for the State of Israel is virtually unknown. Prior to the Six Day War, France had been...

June 19, 2018 4:37 pm

New York Times Describes CAIR as ‘Civil Rights Group’

A long New York Times feature article and photo essay about “American Muslims and Their Guns” describes the Council on American-Islamic Relations as “a national...

June 19, 2018 8:26 am

The Syrian Intervention: Following the Wingate Model

British Maj. Gen. Orde Charles Wingate’s approach to the liberation of Ethiopia from Italian occupation in 1941 provides a useful model for modern-day intervention in...

June 19, 2018 7:56 am

The Horrors of Honor Violence in the West

She was a 15-year-old student at San Antonio's Taft High School with a soft smile and dark eyes. Like most girls her age in Texas,...

June 19, 2018 7:33 am

US Interests Require Israel on the Golan Heights

JNS.org - US interests in the Middle East and beyond are well-served by a strategically contained Syria. Historically, Syria has been a tectonic, volatile platform of violent, intolerant,...

June 19, 2018 6:26 am

Conservative Jews Stand Up to Anti-Israel Rhetoric

JNS.org - Members and alumni of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) are the latest targets of IfNotNow, an organization that seeks to promote sympathy...

June 18, 2018 4:37 pm

We Must Never Be Ashamed to Be Jewish

A few years ago, my wife and I had Shabbat dinner at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Because I love Iceland, I was especially...

June 18, 2018 4:07 pm

Iraqi Parliamentarian, Friend of US and Israel, Calls for ‘Mideast Summit’ as Islamists Burn Ballots in Baghdad

Last week, as Islamists burned ballot boxes in Baghdad, Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi -- whose unconventional career in Parliament has included championing normalized relations between his country...

June 18, 2018 9:02 am

Turkey Holds ‘Elections’ Again

On June 24, Turkey will hold its sixth election in four years. The Turks will choose between augmenting what is practically one-man rule based on...

June 18, 2018 8:40 am

The Rebbe to the World

Few men are able to shape the world in death as they did in life. To do so is to subsume your existence to a...

June 18, 2018 8:12 am

An Eye-Opening Trip Through Samaria

I traveled to Samaria (Shomron in Hebrew) recently. Wikipedia tells us Samaria “is a historical and biblical name used for the central region of ancient...

June 18, 2018 7:57 am

Antisemitism at the United Nations Cannot Be Ignored

JNS.org - It was just another day at the office for UN officials. As it has done innumerable times in the last 50 years, on...

June 18, 2018 7:34 am

Trump Wants to Sell Deadly Weapons to the Middle East; What Does This Mean for Israel?

The divergence between the Trump administration’s desire to increase arms sales to the Middle East and the capacity limits of Arab clients for what the...

Culture

Israeli Tourist Competes for Luxurious Hotel Stay on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

An Israeli backpacker visiting California competed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday for a chance...

Features

Readers Should Take a Walk on the Wildes Side

When your father is one of the best immigration attorneys on the planet -- and saves John Lennon from getting...

Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

World

Russia Hopes to Discuss Syria With Bolton in Moscow

Russian officials hope to discuss the situation in Syria with US national security adviser John Bolton during his visit to Moscow, RIA news agency citied Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail...

Israel

After Erdogan Victory in Turkish Election, Israel’s Knesset Set to Vo...

The Israeli Knesset is set to consider whether to recognize the Armenian Genocide. following the victory of President Recep Tayyip...

Middle East

Iraq Makes Arrests in Kidnapping of Security Men by Islamic State

Iraq's security forces said on Monday they had made arrests related to the kidnapping and holding hostage of six of their members by Islamic State militants. The militants had kidnapped six...

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