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‘Fascist’ Ayelet Shaked Wants to Improve Lives of Palestinians

Over the weekend, Haaretz's Rogel Alpher wrote another of his endless supply of articles that compete with each other to say something so outrageous that he and...

September 13, 2017 12:20 pm

Cheering for Illegal Settlers — as Long as They’re Not Jews

JNS.org - Some on the Jewish left, along with the United Nations and the international news media, have been telling us for years that illegal settlers in the “occupied territories” are the main obstacle to Middle...

New York Times Reporter, Flooded by Harvey, Seeks ‘Solace’ at Synagogue

A New York Times journalist whose house was flooded by Hurricane Harvey went to synagogue after the storm “to find some solace,” he said in a first-person account. Clifford Krauss, a Times reporter who covers the energy industry...

Houston After Harvey: Floods Cannot Drown Love

Walking into the building of the United Orthodox Synagogues (UOS) of Houston, I welled up with tears -- because I was shocked by the devastation. Waters from Hurricane Harvey had reached six feet high, decimating the synagogue’s large...

September 12, 2017 2:07 pm

Peace Activist Defends Paying Palestinian Terrorists

Lara Friedman is the president of the Foundation for Middle East Peace. Previously, she was the...

September 12, 2017 11:25 am

Why Be Jewish?

In the last days of his life, Moses renewed the covenant between God and Israel....

September 12, 2017 10:46 am

Why We Still Oppose the New Leader of the Center for Jewish History

Since our criticism last week of David N. Myers -- the new CEO of the Center for Jewish History (CJH)...

September 11, 2017 2:53 pm

9/11 Sixteen Years Later: Lessons Put Into Practice?

Today marks the 16th anniversary of Al Qaeda's 9/11 attacks. We learned much on that tragic...

September 11, 2017 1:37 pm

Jewish Leaders Must Not Meet With Emir of Qatar — Whose Country Funds Hamas Terrorism

The emir of Qatar is coming to America, and he is bearing gifts. As in years past,...

September 13, 2017 12:20 pm

‘Fascist’ Ayelet Shaked Wants to Improve Lives of Palestinians

Over the weekend, Haaretz's Rogel Alpher wrote another of his endless supply of articles that compete with each other to say something so outrageous that he and his...

September 13, 2017 12:11 pm

Cheering for Illegal Settlers — as Long as They’re Not Jews

JNS.org - Some on the Jewish left, along with the United Nations and the international news media, have been telling us for years that illegal settlers...

September 13, 2017 10:16 am

New York Times Reporter, Flooded by Harvey, Seeks ‘Solace’ at Synagogue

A New York Times journalist whose house was flooded by Hurricane Harvey went to synagogue after the storm “to find some solace,” he said in a first-person...

September 12, 2017 3:16 pm

Houston After Harvey: Floods Cannot Drown Love

Walking into the building of the United Orthodox Synagogues (UOS) of Houston, I welled up with tears -- because I was shocked by the devastation. Waters from Hurricane...

September 12, 2017 2:07 pm

Peace Activist Defends Paying Palestinian Terrorists

Lara Friedman is the president of the Foundation for Middle East Peace. Previously, she was the director of policy and government relations at Americans for Peace Now. Since Friedman clearly...

September 12, 2017 11:25 am

Why Be Jewish?

In the last days of his life, Moses renewed the covenant between God and Israel. The entire book of Devarim is an account of the covenant:...

September 12, 2017 10:46 am

Why We Still Oppose the New Leader of the Center for Jewish History

Since our criticism last week of David N. Myers -- the new CEO of the Center for Jewish History (CJH) -- more controversy has ensued. The leadership of the CJH has...

September 11, 2017 2:53 pm

9/11 Sixteen Years Later: Lessons Put Into Practice?

Today marks the 16th anniversary of Al Qaeda's 9/11 attacks. We learned much on that tragic day, at enormous human and material cost. Perilously, however, America...

September 11, 2017 1:37 pm

Jewish Leaders Must Not Meet With Emir of Qatar — Whose Country Funds Hamas Terrorism

The emir of Qatar is coming to America, and he is bearing gifts. As in years past, the emir will use the podium of the UN General...

September 11, 2017 12:54 pm

Donald Trump, Jr.’s Mafia-Style Defense

When it first came to light, Donald Trump, Jr.’s meeting with a Russian lawyer in 2016 was called a harmless conversation about adoptions. Trump's supporters said that the...

September 11, 2017 11:38 am

In AMIA Jewish Center Episode, Hector Timerman’s Guilt Is Unveiled

JNS.org - It has been 23 years since the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires was devastated by a Hezbollah truck bomb, claiming the lives of 85...

September 11, 2017 11:10 am

The High Holidays: A Time to Reflect

The month before the Days of Awe is the time to start thinking about our souls, rather than our politics. In the West, we have been...

September 11, 2017 11:05 am

Why Doesn’t ‘Breaking the Silence’ Fear Palestinian Terrorism?

The anti-Israel organization Breaking the Silence (BtS) offers two tours, where its members routinely lie about alleged Israeli and IDF war crimes. One of the tours...

September 10, 2017 9:26 pm

Are You Stuck in a Bad Relationship? The Torah Can Tell You

The Jewish New Year is almost upon us, and generally speaking, it's one of the most difficult times of the year for Jewish singles with sincere...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

North Korea Threatens US With ‘Horrible Nuclear Strike’

North Korea warned Tuesday that the US will be destroyed if it chooses to defy the "military giant" led by leader Kim Jong Un. "In case the US opts for confrontation...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

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