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Might Trump’s Foreign Policy Approach End Up Hurting Israel?

When Donald Trump cut $65 million from US payments to UNRWA -- and threatened that if the Palestinians do not return to negotiations with Israel, he might stop...

February 8, 2018 12:18 pm

Poland, Jews and the Kielce Pogrom — of 1946

I was somewhat understanding when the Polish cabinet recently approved a bill that would criminalize the use of the phrase “Polish death camps” in reference to Nazi-run extermination camps in occupied Poland. But once the bill included a...

2018: The Year to Make Aliyah?

The founders of modern Israel came from contrasting ideological movements. Since their dispersion into exile, Jews who for centuries endured Christian and Muslim persecution, maintained spiritual (and in a few cases physical) links with their barren Jewish...

Why All the Silence on Syrian Refugees?

JNS.org - Palestinians, African migrants and even Dreamers now have everyone’s sympathy. Meanwhile, one of the great humanitarian crises of the century is unfolding in Syria, and the world just yawns. Sympathy for refugees and immigrants is...

February 7, 2018 4:09 pm

Ireland: The Most Anti-Israel Country in Europe?

JNS.org - The Irish and Jewish people share a common history of both suffering cruel persecution,...

February 7, 2018 3:54 pm

Deported Palestinian Inciter Calls US ‘Our Enemy’ at Turkish Conference

Deported Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) board member Sami Al-Arian denounced the United States as "our enemy" last...

February 7, 2018 3:38 pm

The Ten Commandments

If one had to think of Judaism’s major contribution to the world, one might think...

February 7, 2018 3:22 pm

‘Outside-In’ Is Inside Out

JNS.org - Recent strikes in the Sinai are a reminder that Israel should never count on Arab...

February 7, 2018 3:01 pm

The Sad Demise of a Landmark New York Movie Theater

On a recent night in Manhattan, people argued about movies for the last time, crunched the...

February 8, 2018 12:18 pm

Might Trump’s Foreign Policy Approach End Up Hurting Israel?

When Donald Trump cut $65 million from US payments to UNRWA -- and threatened that if the Palestinians do not return to negotiations with Israel, he might stop US...

February 8, 2018 10:58 am

Poland, Jews and the Kielce Pogrom — of 1946

I was somewhat understanding when the Polish cabinet recently approved a bill that would criminalize the use of the phrase “Polish death camps” in reference to Nazi-run...

February 8, 2018 9:52 am

2018: The Year to Make Aliyah?

The founders of modern Israel came from contrasting ideological movements. Since their dispersion into exile, Jews who for centuries endured Christian and Muslim persecution, maintained spiritual (and...

February 8, 2018 9:36 am

Why All the Silence on Syrian Refugees?

JNS.org - Palestinians, African migrants and even Dreamers now have everyone’s sympathy. Meanwhile, one of the great humanitarian crises of the century is unfolding in Syria,...

February 7, 2018 4:09 pm

Ireland: The Most Anti-Israel Country in Europe?

JNS.org - The Irish and Jewish people share a common history of both suffering cruel persecution, and achieving national redemption against immeasurable odds. But today, modern...

February 7, 2018 3:54 pm

Deported Palestinian Inciter Calls US ‘Our Enemy’ at Turkish Conference

Deported Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) board member Sami Al-Arian denounced the United States as "our enemy" last Tuesday at an Istanbul conference on Jerusalem, which was sponsored...

February 7, 2018 3:38 pm

The Ten Commandments

If one had to think of Judaism’s major contribution to the world, one might think of the Ten Commandments. Everyone seems to approve of them...

February 7, 2018 3:22 pm

‘Outside-In’ Is Inside Out

JNS.org - Recent strikes in the Sinai are a reminder that Israel should never count on Arab states to guarantee its safety. It’s the other way around. We’re...

February 7, 2018 3:01 pm

The Sad Demise of a Landmark New York Movie Theater

On a recent night in Manhattan, people argued about movies for the last time, crunched the last kernels of popcorn -- and lamented the demise of...

February 7, 2018 2:38 pm

Examining China’s Pro-Palestinian Foreign Policy

On December 23, 2017, Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi noted in an interview on China’s main TV channel (CCTV), that “it’s been 70 years...

February 7, 2018 1:49 pm

Muslim Brotherhood, Hezbollah and Palestinian Groups Unite to Praise Deadly Ariel Attack

There are many differences between Shiite, Sunni and Palestinian nationalist terrorist organizations. But they have one thing in common: a passionate hatred for Israelis and Jews. Shortly...

February 7, 2018 11:36 am

Remembering a Hero of the Munich Massacre

Israeli fencer Dan Alon (March 28, 1945 -- January 31, 2018) was a hero of the rarest kind. He did not rush into a burning...

February 6, 2018 4:52 pm

New York Times Accuses Jewish Billionaires of Dragging US Into War With Iran

The New York Times op-ed page carries an article by Lawrence Wilkerson headlined “A Familiar Road to War.” It warns, with zero factual basis, that...

February 6, 2018 1:32 pm

Russia’s Eurasian Disunion Stalls Out Due to Fears of Moscow’s Influence

The Eurasian Union was created in early 2015, but the idea was hardly new. Since its inception as a veritable regional power in the 16th-century...

Culture

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared...

Paul McCartney Wins Israel’s Prestigious Wolf Prize

JNS.org - Famed singer-songwriter and former Beatles bass guitarist Paul McCartney was announced as one of this year’s nine recipients of...

Features

Couples Who Save Lives Together Form Lasting Bonds

JNS.org - While matchmaking is not something often considered a priority in the world of emergency medical services, a good number...

Federal Judge Strikes CAIR-Hamas Reference From San Diego Lawsuit

On Monday, a Federal judge partially granted a motion by San Diego's Unified School District (SDUSD) to strike references to the Council on American Islamic Relations'...

N.Y. Times Hires Friend of a Neo-Nazi, Then Backs Down

The New York Times hired a new editorial board member who turned out to be the “friend” of someone she...

World

Israel’s Netanyahu Condemns Polish PM for ‘Jewish Perpetrators&...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned his Polish counterpart on Saturday for saying Jews were perpetrators in World War Two...

Israel

Four Israeli Soldiers Wounded in Gaza Border Explosion

An explosive device wounded four Israeli soldiers, two severely, near the border fence with the Gaza Strip on Saturday, spurring Israeli air strikes later in the day against Palestinian terrorist...

Middle East

Lebanon Speaker: US Proposal on Lebanon-Israel Disputed Waters ‘Unacc...

Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Friday that US proposals regarding the disputed Lebanon-Israel maritime border were "unacceptable," state...

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