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Assyrian Statehood Would Help Kurdish-American Relations

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban against citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries has been met with a growing backlash in the Middle East. To take...

February 10, 2017 3:52 am

Renewed Questions About Future of Settlements After Amona Evacuation

JNS.org - Israel carried out the much-discussed evacuation of the Jewish outpost of Amona last week. The controversy raised renewed questions about the future of Israeli settlements, with Israeli lawmakers seeking to retroactively legalize numerous outposts, and...

Martin Sherman vs. Caroline Glick – On Sovereignty

"One might expect that any support for a single state among Israeli Jews would come from the far Left...Recently, proposals to grant Israeli citizenship to Palestinians in the West Bank, including the right to vote...

Alan Dershowitz: Israel Must Not Criminalize Political Differences

I recently returned from a visit to Israel, where the headlines focused on two investigations involving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The first is about conversations between the prime minister and Arnon Mozes, the publisher of...

February 9, 2017 8:40 am

Understanding the Outposts

JNS.org - To hear the foreign news media tell it, Israel’s Knesset has approved extreme right-wing...

February 9, 2017 8:35 am

Defections Challenge Hamas’ Cooperation With ISIS

Hamas continues to want it both ways when it comes to the Islamic State -- trying to...

February 9, 2017 8:32 am

Filmmaker’s Exposé of Israeli Checkpoints Stirs Controversy

JNS.org - The controversy over Israel’s security checkpoints is heating up in the wake of a...

February 9, 2017 8:27 am

Is the Criminal Justice System Prepared for the Deluge of Terrorists in US Jails?

The old adage, "Out of sight, out of mind" does not apply to dealing effectively...

February 9, 2017 8:16 am

UK Paper Repeats Lie of ‘Millions’ of Palestinian Refugees

There are not millions of Palestinians refugees. There are not hundreds of thousands of Palestinian refugees. There...

February 10, 2017 3:52 am

Assyrian Statehood Would Help Kurdish-American Relations

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban against citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries has been met with a growing backlash in the Middle East. To take one...

February 10, 2017 3:49 am

Renewed Questions About Future of Settlements After Amona Evacuation

JNS.org - Israel carried out the much-discussed evacuation of the Jewish outpost of Amona last week. The controversy raised renewed questions about the future of Israeli settlements,...

February 10, 2017 3:33 am

Martin Sherman vs. Caroline Glick – On Sovereignty

"One might expect that any support for a single state among Israeli Jews would come from the far Left...Recently, proposals to grant Israeli citizenship to...

February 9, 2017 2:52 pm

Alan Dershowitz: Israel Must Not Criminalize Political Differences

I recently returned from a visit to Israel, where the headlines focused on two investigations involving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The first is about conversations...

February 9, 2017 8:40 am

Understanding the Outposts

JNS.org - To hear the foreign news media tell it, Israel’s Knesset has approved extreme right-wing legislation that will steal Palestinian land by legalizing illegal outposts,...

February 9, 2017 8:35 am

Defections Challenge Hamas’ Cooperation With ISIS

Hamas continues to want it both ways when it comes to the Islamic State -- trying to suppress ISIS-inspired jihadists in Gaza, while simultaneously cooperating with the...

February 9, 2017 8:32 am

Filmmaker’s Exposé of Israeli Checkpoints Stirs Controversy

JNS.org - The controversy over Israel’s security checkpoints is heating up in the wake of a new investigative report showing that the perceived hardships endured by...

February 9, 2017 8:27 am

Is the Criminal Justice System Prepared for the Deluge of Terrorists in US Jails?

The old adage, "Out of sight, out of mind" does not apply to dealing effectively with radical Islamists, especially in the case of terrorists who have...

February 9, 2017 8:16 am

UK Paper Repeats Lie of ‘Millions’ of Palestinian Refugees

There are not millions of Palestinians refugees. There are not hundreds of thousands of Palestinian refugees. There are, according to credible estimates, roughly 30,000 Palestinians still alive out...

February 9, 2017 3:43 am

How Moving the US Embassy to West Jerusalem, While Denying Israel’s Sovereignty Over East Jerusalem, Could Inject New Life Into the Peace Process

If President Trump fulfills his campaign promise to relocate the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, there will be major regional and international repercussions. The Trump administration...

February 8, 2017 6:53 pm

New York Times Touts Senator Schumer’s Recipe for Pork Meatloaf

The New York Times is touting Senator Charles Schumer’s recipe for “a meatloaf of beef, veal and pork surrounded by pieces of barbecued chicken.” The front page of...

February 8, 2017 2:42 pm

Room for Cautious Optimism on Trump’s Israel Policy

It's natural that part of the media, hostile to the settlements and dreaming of an Islamist terror entity overlooking central Israel (which is what a "Palestinian...

February 8, 2017 11:51 am

Trump’s Refugee Ban Echoes Past US Wartime Paranoia and Outright Bigotry

JNS.org -- There are many axioms reminding us that if we fail to learn from the tragedies of the past, we are doomed to relive them in...

February 8, 2017 11:21 am

Washington Finally Serious About Designating Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps as Terrorists

On Friday, the US Treasury Department announced sanctions on a host of Iranian companies and individuals. It is a welcome development, which hopefully sends a signal to...

Culture

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the...

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles...

Features

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...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: All Hands on Deck Required for Fight Against An...

The fight against antisemitism in the US requires “all hands on deck,” the editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner said during an i24...

Israel

IDF Soldier Handed 18-Month Prison Sentence for Killing Neutralized Palesti...

JNS.org - Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier Elor Azaria, convicted on manslaughter charges for shooting and killing an incapacitated terrorist...

Middle East

Israeli Military Chief: We Are Operating ‘Under the Radar’ to Keep Hezb...

The IDF is “operating under the radar to prevent Hezbollah from getting stronger,” Israel’s military chief told a key Knesset...

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