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Who’s Really Behind the Academic Boycott Against Israel?

One of the main challenges to hopes for peace in the Middle East is the campaign to boycott and isolate Israel, the only true...

January 16, 2017 9:22 am

US Refusing to Intervene as Ex-CIA Agent Faces Extradition, Prison in Italy

Time continues to tick away for former CIA agent Sabrina de Sousa, who faces extradition from Portugal to Italy on Tuesday to face a four-year jail sentence for her involvement in the highly classified Bush-era rendition of a radical...

Terror Victims Applaud Tillerson’s Criticism of the Palestinian Authority; Hope He Will Take Action

JNS.org - American victims of Palestinian terrorism are applauding Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson’s criticism of the Palestinian Authority (PA) and are urging him to press the PA to take specific anti-terror steps. During his Senate confirmation...

The Promise of American Renewal

On 20th January 2017, one of the great rituals of modern politics will take place: the inaugural address of a new President of the United States of America. In the video below, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks...

January 16, 2017 7:39 am

Why Is ‘Doctors Without Borders’ Prescribing Anti-Israel Propaganda in Dubai?

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF, aka Doctors Without Borders) has risen to international stature as a...

January 16, 2017 6:04 am

After Obama’s Betrayal, Christians Gather in Washington to Support Israel

With only a few days’ notice, more than 250 Christians from across the country placed their...

January 15, 2017 7:09 am

Why the Palestinian Issue Won’t Disappear

JNS.org - It's been clear for a long time that there is little difference between the...

January 15, 2017 7:04 am

Protesting Lithuania’s Plans to Build a Convention Center Over a Jewish Cemetery

One of the contemporary Jewish world’s most impressive yet unsung scholars is the unassuming Professor...

January 13, 2017 4:27 pm

Alan Dershowitz: Obama’s Mid-East Legacy Is Tragic Failure

The Middle East is a more dangerous place after eight years of the Obama Presidency...

January 16, 2017 9:22 am

Who’s Really Behind the Academic Boycott Against Israel?

One of the main challenges to hopes for peace in the Middle East is the campaign to boycott and isolate Israel, the only true democracy...

January 16, 2017 8:02 am

US Refusing to Intervene as Ex-CIA Agent Faces Extradition, Prison in Italy

Time continues to tick away for former CIA agent Sabrina de Sousa, who faces extradition from Portugal to Italy on Tuesday to face a four-year jail sentence for her...

January 16, 2017 7:53 am

Terror Victims Applaud Tillerson’s Criticism of the Palestinian Authority; Hope He Will Take Action

JNS.org - American victims of Palestinian terrorism are applauding Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson’s criticism of the Palestinian Authority (PA) and are urging him to press...

January 16, 2017 7:41 am

The Promise of American Renewal

On 20th January 2017, one of the great rituals of modern politics will take place: the inaugural address of a new President of the United...

January 16, 2017 7:39 am

Why Is ‘Doctors Without Borders’ Prescribing Anti-Israel Propaganda in Dubai?

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF, aka Doctors Without Borders) has risen to international stature as a result of the volunteer medical assistance it provides to people...

January 16, 2017 6:04 am

After Obama’s Betrayal, Christians Gather in Washington to Support Israel

With only a few days’ notice, more than 250 Christians from across the country placed their lives on hold and answered what many described as a...

January 15, 2017 7:09 am

Why the Palestinian Issue Won’t Disappear

JNS.org - It's been clear for a long time that there is little difference between the character of terrorist attacks in Israel and those in the...

January 15, 2017 7:04 am

Protesting Lithuania’s Plans to Build a Convention Center Over a Jewish Cemetery

One of the contemporary Jewish world’s most impressive yet unsung scholars is the unassuming Professor Shnayer Leiman of New York. Aside from being an ordained Orthodox...

January 13, 2017 4:27 pm

Alan Dershowitz: Obama’s Mid-East Legacy Is Tragic Failure

The Middle East is a more dangerous place after eight years of the Obama Presidency than it was before. The eight disastrous Obama years follow...

January 13, 2017 8:20 am

Hamas’ Cyber Bikini Intifada

Along with bloodlust and brawn, Hamas proved this week that it also has brains, at least where its enemies' weaknesses are concerned. But even though...

January 13, 2017 7:16 am

Can Israel Move Toward the ‘One-State Solution’ in the Trump Era?

JNS.org - In the aftermath of Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent speech defending the United Nations Security Council resolution against Israeli settlements -- and the...

January 13, 2017 7:13 am

Too Much Empathy Can Be a Bad Thing

Paul Bloom, a professor of psychology at Yale University, has just published a book entitled Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion. The book raises some excellent...

January 13, 2017 7:07 am

Prominent Islamists Make Last-Ditch Effort to Free Hamas Supporters in the US

As President Obama's tenure reaches its final days, Islamists in the United States are waging a furious lobbying campaign aimed at securing the freedom of...

January 13, 2017 4:08 am

Who Is Really Betraying Jewish Values?

Eva Illouz wrote a dramatic New Year’s piece for Haaretz, in which she accused fellow Jews who support Trump of falling prey to messianic fantasies and “betraying...

Culture

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...

Ivanka Trump Shares Snapshot of Kosher Inauguration Cake Featuring Mini Donald

President-elect Donald Trump's Jewish daughter, Ivanka, posted a picture on Instagram of a...

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

Iran Threatens Trump Ahead of Inauguration: If He Nixes Nuclear Deal, We’...

Iran will retaliate if newly inaugurated US President Donald Trump nixes the July 2015 nuclear agreement, the Islamic Republic’s top...

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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