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Commentary

The Anti-BDS Effort: Targeting the Symptoms, Not the Sickness

"The Palestinian narrative claims that the Jews of Israel are colonialist interlopers who stole the land from the Palestinians, its rightful owners. The narrative...

January 12, 2018 2:39 pm

Does Europe Want Peace — or Political Relevance?

The Times of Israel reported on Wednesday: Top Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat on Tuesday said the Palestinians would reject all United States-sponsored peace talks until Washington rescinded its December 6 recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of...

Alan Dershowitz: Don’t Diagnose Trump — Respond to Him

The 1964 presidential election was the second in which I voted. Lyndon Johnson who had succeeded John Kennedy, was running against Barry Goldwater. I didn’t like either candidate: Johnson’s personal characteristics were obnoxious, though he...

Moses — The Successful Failure

Throughout history, some of the greatest people have often failed time and again, until they eventually made it to the top. Others thought that they had failed, but realized at a later stage in life that...

January 12, 2018 11:03 am

Long-Awaited New York Times Iran Editorial Is a Blank Check for Blood-Soaked Ayatollahs

After nearly two weeks of suspicious silence about the protests in Iran, The New York...

January 12, 2018 10:54 am

When Is a Secret Not a Secret?

The infamous bon-vivant, Anthony Haden-Guest, is purported to have once told a friend: “Of course...

January 12, 2018 10:32 am

Republican Party Has Lost Its Soul

As the 2018 political campaigns begin, perhaps we should pause and think where this country...

January 12, 2018 9:34 am

I Despise BDS — but Israel’s New BDS Ban Is a Big Mistake

JNS.org - The term “blacklist” is one that brings up memories of McCarthysim to most Americans....

January 11, 2018 1:33 pm

Morocco: A Beacon of Hope for Christianity in the Middle East

Throughout history, Christianity has played a central role in the Middle East and North Africa....

January 12, 2018 2:39 pm

The Anti-BDS Effort: Targeting the Symptoms, Not the Sickness

"The Palestinian narrative claims that the Jews of Israel are colonialist interlopers who stole the land from the Palestinians, its rightful owners. The narrative makes...

January 12, 2018 12:57 pm

Does Europe Want Peace — or Political Relevance?

The Times of Israel reported on Wednesday: Top Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat on Tuesday said the Palestinians would reject all United States-sponsored peace talks until Washington rescinded...

January 12, 2018 12:11 pm

Alan Dershowitz: Don’t Diagnose Trump — Respond to Him

The 1964 presidential election was the second in which I voted. Lyndon Johnson who had succeeded John Kennedy, was running against Barry Goldwater. I didn’t...

January 12, 2018 11:21 am

Moses — The Successful Failure

Throughout history, some of the greatest people have often failed time and again, until they eventually made it to the top. Others thought that they had...

January 12, 2018 11:03 am

Long-Awaited New York Times Iran Editorial Is a Blank Check for Blood-Soaked Ayatollahs

After nearly two weeks of suspicious silence about the protests in Iran, The New York Times editorial board finally waddled in with its hot take...

January 12, 2018 10:54 am

When Is a Secret Not a Secret?

The infamous bon-vivant, Anthony Haden-Guest, is purported to have once told a friend: “Of course I can keep secrets; it’s the people I tell them...

January 12, 2018 10:32 am

Republican Party Has Lost Its Soul

As the 2018 political campaigns begin, perhaps we should pause and think where this country is headed under the leadership of President Donald Trump, and...

January 12, 2018 9:34 am

I Despise BDS — but Israel’s New BDS Ban Is a Big Mistake

JNS.org - The term “blacklist” is one that brings up memories of McCarthysim to most Americans. But those on a new Israeli “blacklist” -- who are...

January 11, 2018 1:33 pm

Morocco: A Beacon of Hope for Christianity in the Middle East

Throughout history, Christianity has played a central role in the Middle East and North Africa. Distinct sites from both the ancient and modern times demonstrate...

January 11, 2018 1:10 pm

US-Saudi Nuclear Talks: A Middle East Barometer?

President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was perhaps most challenging for the Saudis, who, as custodians of Islam’s two holiest cities,...

January 11, 2018 12:02 pm

‘Moderate’ Palestinian Factions Praise Rabbi’s Murder as an ‘Operation’

Fatah and the Palestinian Authority (PA) framed Tuesday's terrorist attack that killed a civilian father of six as a successful "operation," Palestinian Media Watch reports. Late on Tuesday,...

January 11, 2018 10:57 am

Professor Claims Antisemitism and ‘Islamophobia’ Are Equal Threats

Are “Islamophobia” and antisemitism comparable? Reza Zia-Ebrahimi, a senior lecturer in history at King’s College London, maintains that the answer is yes. Zia-Ebrahimi recently made this...

January 11, 2018 10:34 am

The Future Does Not Belong to Those Who Slander Israel

Somebody needs to give Wasfi Kailani a copy of the 1994 peace treaty between Jordan and Israel. Kailani, who has served as manager of Jerusalem...

January 11, 2018 10:02 am

Sanitizing the BDS Movement?

The announcement of 20 pro-boycott organizations that have been blacklisted by Israeli authorities -- and denied entry to the country -- has brought the boycott, divestment and...

Features

Israel’s Wine Industry Grows Better With Age

JNS.org - Israeli winemakers say that, just like the beverage they produce, their industry is growing better with age. More than...

Singer and Actress Gives Her Voice to Jewish and Black Cultures

Tatiana Wechsler will likely go down as the only actress to belt out a showstopper in a Yiddish musical, and...

Netanyahu Trip Comes as Israel-India Defense and Tech Ties Continue to Grow

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to India is occurring against the...

World

American UN Ambassador Haley: Palestinians ‘Not Serious in Truly Gett...

The Palestinians are “not serious in truly getting to peace” with Israel, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said...

Israel

Israel Puts Terror Tunnel Discovered Under Gaza Border on Display

The IDF brought journalists on Thursday to film a two-kilometer (1.25 mile) tunnel dug by terrorists from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip to Israel, saying it was putting the construction on...

Middle East

Jordan Says Israel Apologizes for Deaths of Two Jordanians at Embassy

Jordan said on Thursday that Israel had formally apologized for the deaths of two of its citizens killed by an Israeli security guard last July in an incident that soured...

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