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Sporadic Attacks Reveal Fragility of Israel-PA Security Cooperation

A spate of terrorist attacks involving Palestinian Authority (PA) security personnel attacking Israelis is placing a strain on the discreet security cooperation between the Israel...

November 23, 2016 7:35 am

Paris Jihadist Manages to Grow More Radical in Prison

One year after jihadist commandos massacred 130 people in coordinated attacks across Paris, the country of France remains in a state of emergency. Heavily armed gendarmes patrol the city streets, prepared for the next attack -- which even politicians admit...

The Sweden Democrats and Liberal Jews

Upon learning that high-profile Swedish MP Kent Ekeroth was to speak to a gathering of foreign visitors in the Riksdag (parliament building), speakers from majority parties -- the Social Democrats and the Moderates -- pulled out of the...

Why the Palestinian Authority Leadership Does Not — and Will Not — Emulate Egypt’s Anwar Sadat

This weekend marked the 39th anniversary of slain Egyptian President Anwar Sadat's historic visit to Jerusalem -- a move spurred by the late Arab leader's decision to switch from the Soviet axis to that of...

November 22, 2016 7:01 am

Cloudy With a Chance of War

  No one can predict the future, which is why the weatherman is often the most...

November 22, 2016 5:59 am

The Trump Revolution and How Liberal Jews Lost the Plot

The victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential elections will have long-term global repercussions at...

November 22, 2016 5:52 am

Did Religious Voters Make a Catastrophic Mistake in Supporting Trump?

Religion played a strong role in pushing Donald Trump into the presidency. One religious group in...

November 22, 2016 5:39 am

The Dangers of the Alt-Right, Steve Bannon and Donald Trump

There seems to be confusion and misunderstanding about what the "alt-right" is, and why some...

November 22, 2016 5:26 am

Leonard Cohen’s Legacy for Jews — and Humanity

Many people know Leonard Cohen from the countless covers of his timeless hit, “Hallelujah.” But to his legion...

November 23, 2016 7:35 am

Sporadic Attacks Reveal Fragility of Israel-PA Security Cooperation

A spate of terrorist attacks involving Palestinian Authority (PA) security personnel attacking Israelis is placing a strain on the discreet security cooperation between the Israel Defense...

November 23, 2016 7:05 am

Paris Jihadist Manages to Grow More Radical in Prison

One year after jihadist commandos massacred 130 people in coordinated attacks across Paris, the country of France remains in a state of emergency. Heavily armed gendarmes patrol the...

November 22, 2016 12:39 pm

The Sweden Democrats and Liberal Jews

Upon learning that high-profile Swedish MP Kent Ekeroth was to speak to a gathering of foreign visitors in the Riksdag (parliament building), speakers from majority parties --...

November 22, 2016 8:42 am

Why the Palestinian Authority Leadership Does Not — and Will Not — Emulate Egypt’s Anwar Sadat

This weekend marked the 39th anniversary of slain Egyptian President Anwar Sadat's historic visit to Jerusalem -- a move spurred by the late Arab leader's...

November 22, 2016 7:01 am

Cloudy With a Chance of War

  No one can predict the future, which is why the weatherman is often the most ridiculed member of a news team. If the weatherman were the only...

November 22, 2016 5:59 am

The Trump Revolution and How Liberal Jews Lost the Plot

The victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential elections will have long-term global repercussions at many levels. It represents a revolt against extreme postmodernism, which...

November 22, 2016 5:52 am

Did Religious Voters Make a Catastrophic Mistake in Supporting Trump?

Religion played a strong role in pushing Donald Trump into the presidency. One religious group in particular was instrumental in his victory: 80 percent of white...

November 22, 2016 5:39 am

The Dangers of the Alt-Right, Steve Bannon and Donald Trump

There seems to be confusion and misunderstanding about what the "alt-right" is, and why some of us oppose it. Frankly, it is quite demoralizing that it...

November 22, 2016 5:26 am

Leonard Cohen’s Legacy for Jews — and Humanity

Many people know Leonard Cohen from the countless covers of his timeless hit, “Hallelujah.” But to his legion of fans, Cohen was more than the purveyor of just...

November 21, 2016 3:28 pm

How Did Jewish Newspapers Handle Presidential Endorsements, and What Price Are They Paying for Their Choices?

JNS.org -- Any newspaper that makes political endorsements runs the risk of alienating readers who disagree with the publication’s candidate of choice. Angry letters and canceled...

November 21, 2016 3:16 pm

The New York Times’ Double Standards on Display — Yet Again

One of the best ways to detect the biases of the New York Times in relation to Jews and Israel is by making comparisons. We’ve written...

November 21, 2016 3:01 pm

Democrats Must Scrutinize Keith Ellison’s Antisemitic Past and Ties to Radical Islam

Despite the furor over Trump aide Steve Bannon’s alleged antisemitism, there’s been virtually no media attention paid to the person likely to become the next chair...

November 21, 2016 1:55 pm

Israel Acts to Save Environment Polluted by Palestinians, But ‘Greens’ Stay Silent

JNS.org -- Important government action was taken to protect the environment in the Middle East this week. But don't expect the government in question to get any...

November 21, 2016 8:23 am

The Illiberal World of Stephen Bannon

JNS.org - In considering the furore around President-elect Donald Trump's decision to appoint Stephen Bannon, the CEO of the hard-right news website Breitbart, as his chief strategist,...

Culture

Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time

JNS.org - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Europe Police Reveal Which Nations ISIS Could Target Next

The Islamic State group is likely to carry out new attacks in the European Union in the near future, probably targeting countries that are members of the US-led coalition fighting...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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