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Sarsour Doesn’t Pass ‘3D’ Antisemitism Test

Natan Sharansky, the former Soviet political prisoner and current Jewish Agency chairman, put forth a "3D test" to distinguish between criticism of Israel and antisemitism. Criticism...

May 15, 2017 10:52 am

Ronald Lauder Promoting Abbas as Respectable Moderate Is Fraught With Danger

Last week, World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder released a series of statements confirming that he had encouraged US President Donald Trump to recognize that peace between Israelis and Palestinians was now attainable. He...

Palestinians Play Political Football on the BDS Movement’s Website

JNS.org - The Arab-Israeli conflict just got a dose of political football. A recent open letter to FIFA by 174 Palestinian sports clubs called on world soccer’s governing body to “immediately suspend the Israel Football Association’s (IFA) membership over its...

The Palestinian Connection to the Nazis

Last month, Israel's National Library blogged about Heinrich Himmler's lost telegram to the grand mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husseini. Contrary to the oft-repeated claim that Nazi Germany did not support Arab independence and the eradication of the nascent...

May 12, 2017 4:36 pm

New York Times Columnist Says Times’ Own Favorite Israeli Newspaper Is ‘Bitter…Preposterous’

A column in the online New York Times finally lets Times readers in on what...

May 12, 2017 3:28 pm

What it Means to Be ‘Good’

When I was a kid, I used to wonder why it was that some children...

May 12, 2017 1:59 pm

The Next Failed Peace Talks

As part of US President Donald Trump's trip to Israel and the Palestinian Authority on...

May 12, 2017 1:18 pm

SJP’s Blunder Exposes Its Antisemitism

I recall reading a snappy exchange in Auntie Mame, where Mame says “‘Oh what a...

May 12, 2017 12:17 pm

The Drumbeat Against Jewish Ritual in Europe Sounds Once More

JNS.org - This past week, Jewish ritual observance came under attack in both Belgium and Norway....

May 15, 2017 10:52 am

Sarsour Doesn’t Pass ‘3D’ Antisemitism Test

Natan Sharansky, the former Soviet political prisoner and current Jewish Agency chairman, put forth a "3D test" to distinguish between criticism of Israel and antisemitism. Criticism crosses...

May 14, 2017 8:44 pm

Ronald Lauder Promoting Abbas as Respectable Moderate Is Fraught With Danger

Last week, World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder released a series of statements confirming that he had encouraged US President Donald Trump to recognize...

May 14, 2017 12:57 pm

Palestinians Play Political Football on the BDS Movement’s Website

JNS.org - The Arab-Israeli conflict just got a dose of political football. A recent open letter to FIFA by 174 Palestinian sports clubs called on world soccer’s governing body to...

May 14, 2017 12:34 pm

The Palestinian Connection to the Nazis

Last month, Israel's National Library blogged about Heinrich Himmler's lost telegram to the grand mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husseini. Contrary to the oft-repeated claim that Nazi Germany...

May 12, 2017 4:36 pm

New York Times Columnist Says Times’ Own Favorite Israeli Newspaper Is ‘Bitter…Preposterous’

A column in the online New York Times finally lets Times readers in on what had been a poorly kept secret: Haaretz, the Israeli newspaper...

May 12, 2017 3:28 pm

What it Means to Be ‘Good’

When I was a kid, I used to wonder why it was that some children in my circles seemed naturally better and sweeter than others...

May 12, 2017 1:59 pm

The Next Failed Peace Talks

As part of US President Donald Trump's trip to Israel and the Palestinian Authority on May 22-23, he will meet with PA President Mahmoud Abbas...

May 12, 2017 1:18 pm

SJP’s Blunder Exposes Its Antisemitism

I recall reading a snappy exchange in Auntie Mame, where Mame says “‘Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.’...

May 12, 2017 12:17 pm

The Drumbeat Against Jewish Ritual in Europe Sounds Once More

JNS.org - This past week, Jewish ritual observance came under attack in both Belgium and Norway. While there is nothing suggesting that the respective moves against...

May 12, 2017 12:08 pm

Let Sarsour Spew: The Case for Allowing Hate Speech on Campus

The City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Public Health has stirred up controversy with its decision to invite anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour to serve...

May 12, 2017 11:58 am

Why Rabbi Akiba’s Disciples Were a Threat to the System

For more than a thousand years after the Exodus from Egypt, the greatest threat to monotheism was polytheism -- better known to us as idolatry. This form...

May 12, 2017 11:13 am

Don’t Ignore the Cultural Boycott of Israel

Nearly 50 artists, including Roger Waters, Thurston Moore, Julie Christie and Mike Leigh, recently signed an open letter to the English rock band Radiohead, urging them to cancel their...

May 12, 2017 10:42 am

The Congressional Israel Victory Caucus: A Diplomatic ‘Iron Dome’

"Wars usually end when failure causes one side to despair when that side has…accepted defeat, and when that defeat has exhausted its will to fight."  -- Daniel...

May 11, 2017 4:57 pm

Campus Wars and the ‘Culture of Victimhood’

The concept of a “Culture of Victimhood” will be familiar to most people who have observed or participated in debates over behaviors seen on college...

Features

US Veterans in Israel: Memorial Day Profiles in Courage and Healing

JNS.org - According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 20 veterans commit suicide across...

Banned Islamist Movement Plotted New Attacks on Israelis

The recent arrests of several Islamic Movement members for plotting terror attacks against Israeli soldiers show that the group continues...

Amid Airtight Security, Trump Visit Brings Hope to the Middle East

JNS.org - In Jerusalem on Sunday night, as the city prepared to mark...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: Trump’s Demand That Palestinian Authority...

President Donald Trump’s effort to get the Palestinian Authority to stop giving money to jailed terrorists and their families will...

Israel

In Surprise, Israeli City of Netanya Set to Host 2018 World Lacrosse Champi...

JNS.org - Miriam Feirberg-Ikar, mayor of the Israeli city of Netanya, and Israel Lacrosse Association (ILA) Chairman Scott Neiss announced...

Middle East

Rocket Fired at Israel From Egypt on Trump Visit’s Second Day

JNS.org - During the second day of President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel on Tuesday, a rocket was fired at the Jewish state from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. The IDF confirmed the rocket...

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