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Another US Ambassador Who Financed a West Bank Settlement

JNS.org - Israel’s critics are all abuzz over the news that David Friedman, the US ambassador-designate to Israel, is connected to a handful of apartments...

February 16, 2017 2:34 pm

Nomination of David Friedman Threatens Leftist Jewish Leadership

JNS.org -- David Friedman, President Donald Trump’s nominee for US ambassador to Israel, has managed to anger Jewish Voice for Peace, J Street, US Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) and the Union for Reform Judaism. It’s a...

A Palestinian State Is Not in America’s Interest

In 1948, the conventional "wisdom" at the US State Department was that the reestablishment of a Jewish state would damage US interests because the Jewish state would be aligned with the USSR, undermine US-Arab relations, intensify regional instability and...

Trump and Truman: Straight-Talking Presidents

The American press has been shocked by the foul-mouthed antics of a president attacking journalists who insulted his daughter. Typical Trump, right? No, typical Truman -- Harry S. Truman. President Truman actually threatened to punch a journalist who criticized the way...

February 16, 2017 7:52 am

Trump’s ‘Shocking’ Announcement Not So Surprising

Reporting on President Trump’s press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, The New York...

February 16, 2017 7:14 am

Alt-Right Hero Richard Spencer Embarking on College Lecture Tour

Alt-right leader Richard Spencer, who garnered national attention with his controversial appearance at Texas A&M...

February 16, 2017 7:10 am

Maryland Mosque Lauds Pakistani Assassin

On Sunday, an American mosque glorified a terrorist responsible for killing a Pakistani governor who...

February 15, 2017 3:57 pm

Netanyahu and Trump Must Confront Iran, Global Threats

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met today with President Donald Trump. While the two leaders...

February 15, 2017 8:16 am

New York Times Revisits Obama-Netanyahu Relationship, Blames Israel for All Problems

Most Americans have moved on to the Trump presidency, but the New York Times seems...

February 16, 2017 2:34 pm

Another US Ambassador Who Financed a West Bank Settlement

JNS.org - Israel’s critics are all abuzz over the news that David Friedman, the US ambassador-designate to Israel, is connected to a handful of apartments in...

February 16, 2017 2:27 pm

Nomination of David Friedman Threatens Leftist Jewish Leadership

JNS.org -- David Friedman, President Donald Trump’s nominee for US ambassador to Israel, has managed to anger Jewish Voice for Peace, J Street, US Rep. Jan...

February 16, 2017 8:00 am

A Palestinian State Is Not in America’s Interest

In 1948, the conventional "wisdom" at the US State Department was that the reestablishment of a Jewish state would damage US interests because the Jewish state would be aligned...

February 16, 2017 7:56 am

Trump and Truman: Straight-Talking Presidents

The American press has been shocked by the foul-mouthed antics of a president attacking journalists who insulted his daughter. Typical Trump, right? No, typical Truman -- Harry S. Truman. President...

February 16, 2017 7:52 am

Trump’s ‘Shocking’ Announcement Not So Surprising

Reporting on President Trump’s press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, The New York Times wrote: Mr. Trump’s comments were a striking departure from two...

February 16, 2017 7:14 am

Alt-Right Hero Richard Spencer Embarking on College Lecture Tour

Alt-right leader Richard Spencer, who garnered national attention with his controversial appearance at Texas A&M University last December, plans to sow his white nationalism on college campuses...

February 16, 2017 7:10 am

Maryland Mosque Lauds Pakistani Assassin

On Sunday, an American mosque glorified a terrorist responsible for killing a Pakistani governor who was critical of Pakistan's blasphemy laws, the Rabwah Times reported. Salman Taseer, the...

February 15, 2017 3:57 pm

Netanyahu and Trump Must Confront Iran, Global Threats

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met today with President Donald Trump. While the two leaders had a full agenda to cover -- including international terrorism, the...

February 15, 2017 8:16 am

New York Times Revisits Obama-Netanyahu Relationship, Blames Israel for All Problems

Most Americans have moved on to the Trump presidency, but the New York Times seems stuck re-litigating the battles of the Obama years. Perhaps the newspaper...

February 15, 2017 8:05 am

Qatar Criticizes the Palestinian Authority, Which Responds in Kind

According to the Times of Israel on Sunday: Qatar’s special envoy to Gaza, Muhammad al-Amadi, said that he maintains “excellent” ties with various Israeli officials, and that in...

February 15, 2017 7:57 am

Do We Seek Justice or Peace?

The parsha for Yitro, which contains the greatest Divine revelation in history (at Mount Sinai), begins on a note that is all too human. Yitro, the...

February 15, 2017 7:53 am

Making the Most of the Bad Nuclear Deal

When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with US President Donald Trump today, they will already share a major point of agreement: that the nuclear deal...

February 15, 2017 7:48 am

Prosecutors Seeks Testimony of Rasmieh Odeh’s Co-Conspirators

Federal prosecutors want to travel to the Middle East to question two women who previously have acknowledged helping Rasmieh Odeh bomb a Jerusalem supermarket (and the British...

February 14, 2017 8:12 am

The Art of the ‘No Deal’ With the Palestinians

There is much speculation about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's upcoming meeting at the White House with US President Donald Trump. Typically, rather than waiting...

Culture

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the...

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a...

Features

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

World

Israeli Spokesman: Attempts by BDS Movement to Paint False Image of Success...

An Israeli government representative slammed the BDS movement on Friday for falsely implying that a prominent US literary society had...

Israel

Watchdog: Human Rights Watch ‘Deeply Implicated in BDS and Other Form...

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is “deeply implicated in BDS and other forms of political warfare” against the Jewish state, a...

Middle East

Ex-Top Israeli Official: Iran ‘Far More Dangerous’ Post-Nuclear Deal, S...

Rather than becoming more moderate -- as promised by the Obama administration during its marketing of the July 2015 Iran...

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