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True Self-Esteem Is Earned, Not Given

We recently marked the second anniversary of the death of a colorful California politician: Assemblyman John Vasconcellos. If Vasconcellos is remembered at all, it is for...

June 9, 2017 2:20 pm

Israel’s ‘Wonder Woman’ Slays on the Silver Screen

Israeli actress Gal Gadot has the looks of a goddess. But in order to fill the shoes of a superhero, you need more tricks up your sleeve -- or, in this case, bracelets that can stop bullets. Gadot...

Publication of Pro-Terrorist Ad in ‘The Forward’ Raises Eyebrows in Jewish Media World

JNS.org - The decision by the Jewish weekly newspaper The Forward to publish a paid advertisement supporting imprisoned Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti is being questioned by some editors of other American Jewish newspapers. The full-page ad appeared in The...

The Humanitarian Paradigm: FAQs Part 2

"The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." -- Widely attributed to Winston Churchill Readers will recall that last week I began a two-part response to FAQs on the practical feasibility and...

June 9, 2017 11:33 am

Our Friends in the Gulf

JNS.org - Gamal Abdel Nasser and Osama bin Laden must be turning in their graves. The decision...

June 9, 2017 11:16 am

Libya’s Jews: A Forgotten Consequence of 1967

Fifty years ago this month, the world was transfixed by the war raging between Israel...

June 9, 2017 11:01 am

Cutting Abbas Down to Size

On Thursday, Bloomberg quoted a Palestinian Authority (PA) official saying that PA President Mahmoud Abbas...

June 8, 2017 4:48 pm

Critics Denounce ‘Deranged’ Pro-Corbyn Column by New York Times’ Roger Cohen

New York Times columnist Roger Cohen wrote this week he was willing to look past British politician...

June 8, 2017 2:10 pm

Israel Must Now Be Proactive

The fervent hope shared by most Israelis -- despite the frustration of some American Jews...

June 9, 2017 2:20 pm

True Self-Esteem Is Earned, Not Given

We recently marked the second anniversary of the death of a colorful California politician: Assemblyman John Vasconcellos. If Vasconcellos is remembered at all, it is for his...

June 9, 2017 12:26 pm

Israel’s ‘Wonder Woman’ Slays on the Silver Screen

Israeli actress Gal Gadot has the looks of a goddess. But in order to fill the shoes of a superhero, you need more tricks up your...

June 9, 2017 12:11 pm

Publication of Pro-Terrorist Ad in ‘The Forward’ Raises Eyebrows in Jewish Media World

JNS.org - The decision by the Jewish weekly newspaper The Forward to publish a paid advertisement supporting imprisoned Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti is being questioned by some editors...

June 9, 2017 11:49 am

The Humanitarian Paradigm: FAQs Part 2

"The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." -- Widely attributed to Winston Churchill Readers will recall that last week I...

June 9, 2017 11:33 am

Our Friends in the Gulf

JNS.org - Gamal Abdel Nasser and Osama bin Laden must be turning in their graves. The decision by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain...

June 9, 2017 11:16 am

Libya’s Jews: A Forgotten Consequence of 1967

Fifty years ago this month, the world was transfixed by the war raging between Israel and its Arab neighbors. The war was triggered by blood-curdling threats...

June 9, 2017 11:01 am

Cutting Abbas Down to Size

On Thursday, Bloomberg quoted a Palestinian Authority (PA) official saying that PA President Mahmoud Abbas is willing to forego his usual preconditions for negotiations with...

June 8, 2017 4:48 pm

Critics Denounce ‘Deranged’ Pro-Corbyn Column by New York Times’ Roger Cohen

New York Times columnist Roger Cohen wrote this week he was willing to look past British politician Jeremy Corbyn’s “long flirtation” with the Hamas terrorist group because...

June 8, 2017 2:10 pm

Israel Must Now Be Proactive

The fervent hope shared by most Israelis -- despite the frustration of some American Jews -- is that US President Donald Trump will overcome his...

June 8, 2017 12:46 pm

What If: Fifty Years After the Six-Day War

Israel's military triumph over three enemy states in June 1967 is the most outstandingly successful war of all recorded history. The Six-Day War was also...

June 8, 2017 11:15 am

The Identity Crisis Fueling European Muslim Radicalization

When tanks entered the streets of Istanbul and Ankara last summer in an attempt to overthrow the Turkish government, people swarmed the streets to fight...

June 8, 2017 10:26 am

Alan Dershowitz: History, Precedent and Comey Statement Show That Trump Did Not Obstruct Justice

  This article was originally published by the Gatestone Institute. In 1992, then-President George H.W. Bush pardoned Caspar Weinberger and five other individuals who had been indicted...

June 8, 2017 10:14 am

Fifty Years of Immoral Occupation

This week, the Israeli occupation of the West Bank reached the milestone of 50 years; it is a legacy that will be recalled in shame. Fifty years...

June 8, 2017 10:02 am

Silicon Valley Must Boot Terrorists From Social Media

It looks as though ISIS’ shrinking Caliphate may actually come to an end in Iraq and Syria in the not too distant future. This is a welcome development,...

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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