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Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Says Jews Are the Only Threat to Christians in the Holy Land

This piece in The Guardian by Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III is almost too absurd to believe: Christians have lived a history in the...

January 10, 2018 12:54 pm

Goldberg Variations

The New York Times is known, among other things, for promoting its own lavishly sponsored "Journeys" with full-page advertisements. For $6,995 and up it offers (Jan. 9) nine-day journeys of “Politics and Perspectives” that will...

The US Should Arm Iranian Protesters

Commentators and experts have lauded US President Donald Trump and Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley for their clear rhetorical support for the Iranian protesters in their quest for freedom. Some have urged the US...

Muslim Antisemitism in Germany

German political correctness has led to the cover-up of antisemitism -- in both its classic and anti-Israeli types -- among Muslim immigrants. Suddenly, a tipping point seems to have been reached. This has probably been...

January 9, 2018 3:56 pm

Egypt’s Troubling Nuclear Deal with Russia

Egypt is taking its nuclear energy effort out of the deep freeze. On December 11, 2017,...

January 9, 2018 2:09 pm

Free the Palestinians: End UNRWA Funding

It is time to resolve the issue of the imprisoned Palestinian population -- the one imprisoned...

January 9, 2018 1:34 pm

Will BDS Bully Roger Waters Hide Behind His Hollywood Lackeys and Refuse to Debate?

We Americans are often criticized for our candor. But speaking truth to power was the...

January 9, 2018 12:08 pm

How Can ‘Pro-Israel’ Groups Support the Tamimis?

On December 1, 2017, Ahed Tamimi -- a teenage Palestinian girl -- was documented repeatedly punching, hitting and kicking soldiers...

January 9, 2018 10:38 am

Panicky Critics of Israel Push Fake ‘One State’ Threat

JNS.org - You know that critics of Israel are getting panicky when they start trotting out the...

January 10, 2018 12:54 pm

Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Says Jews Are the Only Threat to Christians in the Holy Land

This piece in The Guardian by Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III is almost too absurd to believe: Christians have lived a history in the Holy...

January 10, 2018 12:18 pm

Goldberg Variations

The New York Times is known, among other things, for promoting its own lavishly sponsored "Journeys" with full-page advertisements. For $6,995 and up it offers...

January 10, 2018 11:12 am

The US Should Arm Iranian Protesters

Commentators and experts have lauded US President Donald Trump and Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley for their clear rhetorical support for the Iranian protesters...

January 10, 2018 10:47 am

Muslim Antisemitism in Germany

German political correctness has led to the cover-up of antisemitism -- in both its classic and anti-Israeli types -- among Muslim immigrants. Suddenly, a tipping...

January 9, 2018 3:56 pm

Egypt’s Troubling Nuclear Deal with Russia

Egypt is taking its nuclear energy effort out of the deep freeze. On December 11, 2017, during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Cairo, the two...

January 9, 2018 2:09 pm

Free the Palestinians: End UNRWA Funding

It is time to resolve the issue of the imprisoned Palestinian population -- the one imprisoned by the United Nations, and its own unrealistic vision of...

January 9, 2018 1:34 pm

Will BDS Bully Roger Waters Hide Behind His Hollywood Lackeys and Refuse to Debate?

We Americans are often criticized for our candor. But speaking truth to power was the very foundation of the American revolution. It’s a lesson that the American...

January 9, 2018 12:08 pm

How Can ‘Pro-Israel’ Groups Support the Tamimis?

On December 1, 2017, Ahed Tamimi -- a teenage Palestinian girl -- was documented repeatedly punching, hitting and kicking soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). Israel's defenders faced her impassively, never...

January 9, 2018 10:38 am

Panicky Critics of Israel Push Fake ‘One State’ Threat

JNS.org - You know that critics of Israel are getting panicky when they start trotting out the old “one state” bogeyman. “As a 2-State Solution Loses Steam, a...

January 8, 2018 5:03 pm

New York Times Editorial Board Falls Suspiciously Silent on Iran Protests

Since the protests against the Iranian dictatorship broke out on December 28, 2017, America’s leading newspapers have weighed in with editorials voicing their institutional support...

January 8, 2018 4:28 pm

UK Paper Features Lies About Christians Being Driven From Jerusalem

A Guardian op-ed by Theophilos III, the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, (“Christians are at risk of being driven out of the Holy Land”, Jan. 7th) is full of...

January 8, 2018 4:14 pm

The US at the UN: Time to Go, or Time for a Time-Out?

Just before the UN General Assembly voted to condemn the United States for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Ambassador Nikki Haley said: “I've often wondered why, in...

January 8, 2018 1:42 pm

Comparing Trump and Obama on Israel and Peace

Eleven months into their respective presidencies, Barack Obama and Donald Trump each received their first international accolades. In 2009, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded then-President Obama the...

January 8, 2018 12:46 pm

SPME BDS Monitor: Outrage on Jerusalem

In December, the most important BDS-related developments came in the wake of the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. This designation will eventually...

Features

Can the World Agree to ‘Fix’ the Iran Nuclear Deal?

President Donald Trump on Jan. 12 outlined his intentions to “fix the terrible flaws” of the Iran nuclear deal, giving...

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel,...

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and...

World

Europe Readies Riposte to Trump’s ‘America First’ Push in...

European leaders will be out in force at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week to defend multilateralism before...

Israel

New Pew Poll Reveals Republican Embrace, Democratic Ambivalence, in America...

Support for Israel among US Republicans is at its highest level in four decades, while Democrats are becoming more indifferent...

Middle East

Egyptian Army Summons Ex-Military Chief Over Presidential Bid

Egyptian ex-military chief of staff Sami Anan was detained in Cairo on Tuesday, three of his campaign organizers said, after the army summoned him for questioning over his intention to...

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