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Congress, Jewish Groups Oppose Trump’s Plan to Axe Antisemitism Envoy

JNS.org - Recent reports have indicated that the Trump administration’s planned budget cuts could lead to the demise of the State Department’s Special Envoy to Monitor and...

March 13, 2017 6:26 am

Don’t Stand in Solidarity With Hate

Throughout the past election season and the beginning of the Trump presidency, I have heard a lot of concerns about alt-right hate and antisemitism. Just this past week, my children’s synagogue-based school was evacuated because of a bomb...

Tikkun ‘Rabbis’: Bring Mordechai to the ICC on War Crimes Charges

The headline may be Purim, but the rest of this article is not. "Rabbi" Michael Lerner of Tikkun magazine writes: We at Beyt Tikkun have been struggling internally about how to deal with the Jewish violence and revenge that is part...

Purim Guide for the Perplexed, 2017

Purim’s historical background 586 BCE: Babylonian Emperor Nebuchadnezzar's destruction of the First Temple on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, and his expulsion of Jews from Judea and Samaria, triggered a wave of Jewish emigration to both Babylon and Persia. The latter...

March 12, 2017 7:30 am

How Purim Can Help Us Navigate Today’s Political Reality

The social divide in America is violently escalating. The whirlwind of accusations between the political Left...

March 10, 2017 8:34 am

The Witches’ Cauldron of Intersectionality

If you’re not an American millennial or university professor, you might be confused by the...

March 10, 2017 7:57 am

New York Times Again Inaccurately Blames Israel for ‘Toxic’ Relations With Obama

President Obama may be out of office, but the New York Times is nonetheless ramping...

March 10, 2017 7:52 am

Antisemitism and Aliyah

Many people argue that antisemitism in Europe and other parts of the world should not make Jews...

March 10, 2017 7:48 am

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman: A Dove in Hawk’s Feathers?

"Anyone who wants to apply Israeli sovereignty to Judea and Samaria needs to understand that...

March 13, 2017 6:26 am

Congress, Jewish Groups Oppose Trump’s Plan to Axe Antisemitism Envoy

JNS.org - Recent reports have indicated that the Trump administration’s planned budget cuts could lead to the demise of the State Department’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat...

March 13, 2017 6:23 am

Don’t Stand in Solidarity With Hate

Throughout the past election season and the beginning of the Trump presidency, I have heard a lot of concerns about alt-right hate and antisemitism. Just this past week,...

March 13, 2017 6:15 am

Tikkun ‘Rabbis’: Bring Mordechai to the ICC on War Crimes Charges

The headline may be Purim, but the rest of this article is not. "Rabbi" Michael Lerner of Tikkun magazine writes: We at Beyt Tikkun have been struggling internally about...

March 12, 2017 7:34 am

Purim Guide for the Perplexed, 2017

Purim’s historical background 586 BCE: Babylonian Emperor Nebuchadnezzar's destruction of the First Temple on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, and his expulsion of Jews from Judea and Samaria, triggered a wave...

March 12, 2017 7:30 am

How Purim Can Help Us Navigate Today’s Political Reality

The social divide in America is violently escalating. The whirlwind of accusations between the political Left and Right continues to spiral downwards. We seem to be...

March 10, 2017 8:34 am

The Witches’ Cauldron of Intersectionality

If you’re not an American millennial or university professor, you might be confused by the concept of “intersectionality.” First coined in 1989 by race theorist...

March 10, 2017 7:57 am

New York Times Again Inaccurately Blames Israel for ‘Toxic’ Relations With Obama

President Obama may be out of office, but the New York Times is nonetheless ramping up its efforts to revise the history of his relations...

March 10, 2017 7:52 am

Antisemitism and Aliyah

Many people argue that antisemitism in Europe and other parts of the world should not make Jews instinctively flee to Israel. But it is high time for Diaspora Jews...

March 10, 2017 7:48 am

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman: A Dove in Hawk’s Feathers?

"Anyone who wants to apply Israeli sovereignty to Judea and Samaria needs to understand that such a step will bring immediate repercussions from the new...

March 10, 2017 7:38 am

Purim’s Warning for Modern-Day Antisemitism

The United States has seen a surge in antisemitic activity that is unprecedented in modern times. Bomb threats against Jewish community centers, desecrated cemeteries, offensive graffiti and social...

March 10, 2017 7:30 am

Hezbollah Continues Recruiting Palestinians to Kill Israelis

The Shin Bet -- Israel's domestic security agency -- recently arrested a Palestinian member of Hezbollah for planning terrorist attacks against Israelis. During the investigation, the Shin Bet...

March 10, 2017 7:26 am

Senate Committee Backs Friedman as Israel Envoy Amid Debate in the Jewish World

JNS.org - On Thursday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved President Trump’s designated ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, following a groundswell of support from conservative and...

March 10, 2017 6:31 am

J Street’s Unusual ‘Support’ for Israel

J Street has an unusual way of showing that it "is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans." J Street was formed in 2008 as a...

March 9, 2017 8:24 am

Yes, Churchill Really Was a Friend of Jews and Zionism

Revisionism is a long-standing cottage industry when  it comes to Winston Churchill. Now Michael J. Cohen, Professor of History Emeritus at Bar-Ilan University, has contributed...

Culture

2,000-Year-Old Jewish Community Unearthed Near Beit Shemesh

JNS.org - During a weeklong excavation project near Beit Shemesh, 240 Israeli students from Jerusalem’s Boyer High School uncovered the remains...

30 Pastors Witness Lifesaving Israeli Volunteer EMS Methods in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A special delegation from the US organized by Christians United for Israel...

Cathay Pacific Airline’s Hong Kong-Israel Route Takes Flight

JNS.org - The Cathay Pacific airline’s first flight from Hong Kong to Israel landed at Ben Gurion International Airport last Sunday. The...

Features

AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump

JNS.org - In recent years, AIPAC’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, tension between the...

Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly...

Amid Political Turmoil at Home, Netanyahu Forges Ahead on Asia Pivot

JNS.org - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced ongoing turmoil within his governing coalition...

World

Following VP Pence’s AIPAC Speech, Iran Slams US Over Support for ‘...

Israel, not Iran, is to blame for instability across the Middle East, a Tehran regime official claimed on Tuesday. Responding to...

Israel

Widower of Israeli Mother-of-Six Slain During Palestinian Terror Surge Anno...

The Israeli widower who became a key symbol of the surge of Palestinian terrorism that began at the end of...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Develops High-Powered Rocket Similar to Hezbollah Missiles

JNS.org - The Palestinian terror organization Hamas has developed a new high-powered rocket similar to those utilized by the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, Israel’s Army Radio reported. The report described the new...

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