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Did the UN’s Partition Resolution Change History?

November 29 marked 70 years since the 1947 decision by the United Nations General Assembly to partition the British League of Nations Mandate of...

December 5, 2017 6:08 pm

Saudi Arabia’s Lebanon Gamble Might Pay Off

Broad international support for Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri following his speech from Riyadh in which he denounced Hezbollah as an Iranian proxy wreaking havoc in the Middle East --  and his subsequent decision to...

SPME BDS Monitor: Anti-Israel Activity Increases on Campus

The BDS movement advanced nationally in November, with anti-Israel legislation introduced in the US Congress. The results of such resolutions on campus, however, were mixed -- suggesting that persistence and outside help are critical to the progress...

Palestinian Responsibility for Gaza Patient Deaths Is All But Ignored

No one who is at all familiar with Israeli newspapers really expects honest journalism from Haaretz -- but that doesn't mean that their methods shouldn't be exposed. Amira Hass recently wrote an article for the paper about how Israel is delaying...

December 5, 2017 5:29 pm

Cal State Professor: Bin Laden’s Islamist Inspiration Is ‘Misunderstood’

An Islamist ideologue credited with inspiring Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden is "misunderstood," a...

December 5, 2017 2:05 pm

10 Democratic Senators Express a Clear, Anti-Israel Bias

Last Wednesday, ten Democratic senators -- including Bernie Sanders (D-VT), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Al Franken (D-MN) --...

December 5, 2017 12:43 pm

Ten Questions for Malcolm Hoenlein on Qatar

The story in The Jerusalem Post that Conference of Presidents Executive Vice Chairman Malcolm Hoenlein has broken ranks...

December 5, 2017 11:31 am

The First Amendment Doesn’t Protect Hate Speech at Rutgers

If Rutgers University President Robert Barchi wants to defend recent antisemitic speech from his professors...

December 5, 2017 11:16 am

The Taylor Force Act Has Been Gutted

JNS.org - The Taylor Force Act started out as a powerful and long-overdue tool for pressuring...

December 5, 2017 6:08 pm

Did the UN’s Partition Resolution Change History?

November 29 marked 70 years since the 1947 decision by the United Nations General Assembly to partition the British League of Nations Mandate of Palestine...

December 5, 2017 6:04 pm

Saudi Arabia’s Lebanon Gamble Might Pay Off

Broad international support for Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri following his speech from Riyadh in which he denounced Hezbollah as an Iranian proxy wreaking havoc...

December 5, 2017 5:52 pm

SPME BDS Monitor: Anti-Israel Activity Increases on Campus

The BDS movement advanced nationally in November, with anti-Israel legislation introduced in the US Congress. The results of such resolutions on campus, however, were mixed -- suggesting...

December 5, 2017 5:48 pm

Palestinian Responsibility for Gaza Patient Deaths Is All But Ignored

No one who is at all familiar with Israeli newspapers really expects honest journalism from Haaretz -- but that doesn't mean that their methods shouldn't be exposed. Amira Hass...

December 5, 2017 5:29 pm

Cal State Professor: Bin Laden’s Islamist Inspiration Is ‘Misunderstood’

An Islamist ideologue credited with inspiring Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden is "misunderstood," a California State University professor claimed in a speech last week. Imad Bayoun claimed that Sayyid...

December 5, 2017 2:05 pm

10 Democratic Senators Express a Clear, Anti-Israel Bias

Last Wednesday, ten Democratic senators -- including Bernie Sanders (D-VT), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Al Franken (D-MN) -- penned an open letter to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....

December 5, 2017 12:43 pm

Ten Questions for Malcolm Hoenlein on Qatar

The story in The Jerusalem Post that Conference of Presidents Executive Vice Chairman Malcolm Hoenlein has broken ranks with Jewish leaders and decided to visit Qatar, meet the...

December 5, 2017 11:31 am

The First Amendment Doesn’t Protect Hate Speech at Rutgers

If Rutgers University President Robert Barchi wants to defend recent antisemitic speech from his professors by hiding behind the skirts of the First Amendment, he...

December 5, 2017 11:16 am

The Taylor Force Act Has Been Gutted

JNS.org - The Taylor Force Act started out as a powerful and long-overdue tool for pressuring the Palestinian Authority (PA) to stop paying terrorists. But the...

December 5, 2017 10:55 am

Despite His Flaws, Defending Trump on Jerusalem

JNS.org - In the end, perhaps only a president so completely divorced from diplomatic reality and utterly indifferent to international opinion could do it. Despite the...

December 5, 2017 10:36 am

Bedeviled by Anti-Israel Boycotters at Duke

I recently met a couple who told me that their Jewish daughter attends Duke University, which they believe to be a great school for Jewish...

December 4, 2017 5:36 pm

Alan Dershowitz: Why Did Flynn Lie and Why Did Mueller Charge Him With Lying?

Reprinted from "The Hill” with permission. Copyright 2017. Capitol Hill Publishing Corp. The charge to which retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn has pleaded guilty may tell us...

December 4, 2017 1:31 pm

Solidarity With Terror and Its Enablers Isn’t Social Justice

JNS.org - On July 25, 2017, in what appeared to be an unprecedented event in American Jewish history, a group that came into existence as a front...

December 4, 2017 12:22 pm

Salon Mainstreams the Vile Antisemitism of Max Blumenthal and Joseph Massad

There is a German expression about framing something odious -- like antisemitism -- in a way that would make it “salonfähig,” i.e. fit for the living rooms...

Features

Israeli Deterrence Holds Against Iran in Syria — For Now

JNS.org - A recent surge in alleged Israeli strikes on targets in Syria appears to suggest a new Israeli urgency to...

Some on Israeli Left Slant Right Amid Changing Political Map

JNS.org - Avi Gabbay, a leader of Israel’s political left -- and presumably one of the top challengers to Prime Minister...

How Jerusalem Is Reacting to Trump’s Change in US Policy

JNS.org - Opinions in Jerusalem about President Donald Trump’s landmark policy change there is vast -- reflecting the diversity of the Israeli capital itself. In an...

World

Top Senator Praises Hanukkah-Eve Passage of Key Holocaust Restitution Legis...

Senate minority leader Charles Schumer hailed the passage of new legislation on Tuesday that will boost the restitution process for Holocaust...

Israel

African National Congress to Push For Shutdown of South African Embassy in ...

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) is pushing for a major downgrade of the country's full diplomatic relations with...

Middle East

Hamas Threatens to Make Israel ‘Pay a Price,’ Amid Latest Gaza ...

JNS.org - The IDF struck several of the Hamas terror group’s positions in the northern Gaza Strip on Monday night, after several...

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