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Haaretz Destroys Its Own Narrative of ‘Ultra Right-Wing Intransigent Netanyahu’

For the second time in recent days, Haaretz has a reluctant exclusive on how Israel's hated, right-wing, war-mongering, intransigent, anti-peace prime minister -- Benjamin...

June 13, 2017 10:23 am

The Unfinished Six-Day War: An Open Letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu

Dear Prime Minister Netanyahu, When you celebrated the 50th anniversary of the victory of the Six-Day War, did you ponder what this triumph has done to the Palestinian people, and to the moral character of the state...

Alan Dershowitz: Why Won’t Abbas Accept ‘Two States for Two Peoples’?

This article was originally published by the Gatestone Institute. There is a widespread but false belief that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is finally prepared to accept the two-state solution proposed by the United Nations (UN)...

Jason Greenblatt, Israel’s Fearless Friend in the White House

Less than six months into his job as President Donald Trump’s adviser on international negotiations and chief Middle East envoy, Jason Greenblatt is already feeling heat. Following his trips to the Middle East in March and...

June 12, 2017 2:28 pm

New York Times Trashes the Talmud — and the Truth

Leave it to the New York Times to find a way, as an aside in...

June 12, 2017 2:08 pm

Appreciating and Understanding the Bible, Then and Now (BOOK REVIEW)

JNS.org - Jeremiah Unterman begins Justice for All: How the Jewish Bible Revolutionized Ethics, by highlighting...

June 12, 2017 1:00 pm

Jewish Anti-Zionists Disrupt Christian Zionists in Their Place of Worship

JNS.org - With more than three million members and the ability to mobilize activists in a heartbeat,...

June 12, 2017 10:50 am

Who Loses When Synagogues Join the Resistance?

JNS.org - For many years, every population study has shown that the American synagogue is...

June 12, 2017 10:34 am

Jewish Connections On and Off Broadway

The Tony Awards took place on Sunday night. Dear Evan Hansen was named Best New Musical,...

June 13, 2017 10:23 am

Haaretz Destroys Its Own Narrative of ‘Ultra Right-Wing Intransigent Netanyahu’

For the second time in recent days, Haaretz has a reluctant exclusive on how Israel's hated, right-wing, war-mongering, intransigent, anti-peace prime minister -- Benjamin Netanyahu...

June 13, 2017 10:14 am

The Unfinished Six-Day War: An Open Letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu

Dear Prime Minister Netanyahu, When you celebrated the 50th anniversary of the victory of the Six-Day War, did you ponder what this triumph has done to the...

June 12, 2017 5:23 pm

Alan Dershowitz: Why Won’t Abbas Accept ‘Two States for Two Peoples’?

This article was originally published by the Gatestone Institute. There is a widespread but false belief that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is finally prepared to...

June 12, 2017 3:14 pm

Jason Greenblatt, Israel’s Fearless Friend in the White House

Less than six months into his job as President Donald Trump’s adviser on international negotiations and chief Middle East envoy, Jason Greenblatt is already feeling...

June 12, 2017 2:28 pm

New York Times Trashes the Talmud — and the Truth

Leave it to the New York Times to find a way, as an aside in a profile of Israeli author, teacher, and philosopher Micah Goodman,...

June 12, 2017 2:08 pm

Appreciating and Understanding the Bible, Then and Now (BOOK REVIEW)

JNS.org - Jeremiah Unterman begins Justice for All: How the Jewish Bible Revolutionized Ethics, by highlighting two revolutions in the understanding of the Bible that took...

June 12, 2017 1:00 pm

Jewish Anti-Zionists Disrupt Christian Zionists in Their Place of Worship

JNS.org - With more than three million members and the ability to mobilize activists in a heartbeat, Christians United for Israel (CUFI) is one of the strongest...

June 12, 2017 10:50 am

Who Loses When Synagogues Join the Resistance?

JNS.org - For many years, every population study has shown that the American synagogue is in trouble. The demographic collapse of non-Orthodox Jewry has affected...

June 12, 2017 10:34 am

Jewish Connections On and Off Broadway

The Tony Awards took place on Sunday night. Dear Evan Hansen was named Best New Musical, and Oslo was crowned Best New Play. Here are some shows on...

June 12, 2017 10:26 am

Rabbi Dweck, Judaism and Homosexuality

I have never had the pleasure of meeting Rabbi Joseph Dweck in person. But I have been in touch with him online and electronically. I...

June 12, 2017 10:18 am

Pakistani Law Makes Ramadan a Dangerous Time for Religious Minorities

The unconscious man was covered in filth, and being rushed to a hospital. Irfan Masih was a sewer cleaner, and had been stricken by poisonous gases...

June 11, 2017 5:31 pm

Debating the Morality of the BDS Cult

If the Jewish people ever needed an icon for their sworn enemies -- a litmus test that distinguishes those who oppose the core of Israel’s existence from...

June 11, 2017 11:47 am

The Best Letter to the Editor Ever in the New York Times?

The Sunday New York Times Book Review carries what may just be the single best letter to the editor ever printed in the Times. Here it is,...

June 9, 2017 4:11 pm

Leadership Beyond Despair

Tanakh, the Hebrew Bible, is remarkable for the extreme realism with which it portrays human character. Its heroes are not superhuman. Its non-heroes are not...

Features

Unpacking the Message of Iran’s Missile Strike Against Islamic State

JNS.org - While Iran routinely threatens Israel, experts say that the Islamic Republic was...

Israel’s Recent Response to Syrian Mortars Deemed ‘Old Policy’

JNS.org - Mortar shells fired from Syria into the Israeli Golan Heights on Saturday...

Will Palestinian Energy Feud Spark Surge in Violence Against Israel?

JNS.org - The long-running feud between Hamas and Fatah has led to a deepening...

World

Jewish Groups Condemn ‘Antisemitic’ Exclusion of Marchers From ...

Leading US Jewish organizations on Monday excoriated the organizers of a gay rights march in Chicago this past weekend whose...

Israel

Israeli Resident of Golan Heights Says Area Feels Like ‘War Zone̵...

Residents of Israel’s Golan Heights region have been rattled in recent days by a spate of incoming errant mortar shells...

Middle East

Top Israeli Diplomatic Official: Palestinian Leaders Prioritize Denial of J...

The blame for the lack of opportunities for everyday Palestinians should be placed on their own leaders, not Israel, the...

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