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What America Can Learn From Israel About Confronting Racism

The gruesome Facebook video of an 18-year-old, mentally disabled white male being savagely beaten by four African Americans has thrust the issue of race...

January 11, 2017 5:41 am

Birthright Fostered My Optimism Following Harrowing UN Security Council Vote

JNS.org -- Two days into my first Taglit-Birthright Israel trip, during which I led a group of 40 Americans around Israel, I heard the news of the Obama administration’s unprecedented refusal to veto a United Nations...

How to Prevent Israel From Being Fed to the Wolves at the Upcoming Paris Conference, Just Before Trump Takes Office

On January 15, with only five days left after 2,917 days in office, President Barack Obama is planning once again to feed Israel to the international wolves. The move is intended to tie the hands of...

The Blame-Game Blitz After the Truck-Ramming Attack in Jerusalem

On Sunday evening, when the details of the allegedly Islamic State-inspired truck-‎ramming attack in Jerusalem that afternoon were beginning to take shape, I received a ‎phone call from a friend in distress.‎ Unlike so many of...

January 10, 2017 7:24 am

Obama’s Unsmooth Transition

America's presidential transitions are critical to smoothly transferring power, but are simultaneously fraught with danger....

January 10, 2017 7:22 am

Jerusalem Truck-Ramming Attack Draws Comparisons to Nice, Berlin and 9/11

JNS.org - A Palestinian driver rammed a truck into a crowd of Israeli soldiers on Sunday...

January 10, 2017 7:18 am

An Appeal to French Foreign Minister Ayrault to Cancel the Paris ‘Peace’ Conference

Dear Minister Ayrault, I take the liberty of writing this open letter in the wake of...

January 10, 2017 7:09 am

Ten Failed State Department Plans for Mideast Peace

JNS.org - Writing on the op-ed page of the New York Times on January 5, former...

January 10, 2017 7:00 am

Snapshots of the Kraków We Lost

It has been said that the Shtetl was created twice. Once hundreds of years ago...

January 11, 2017 5:41 am

What America Can Learn From Israel About Confronting Racism

The gruesome Facebook video of an 18-year-old, mentally disabled white male being savagely beaten by four African Americans has thrust the issue of race right...

January 11, 2017 5:09 am

Birthright Fostered My Optimism Following Harrowing UN Security Council Vote

JNS.org -- Two days into my first Taglit-Birthright Israel trip, during which I led a group of 40 Americans around Israel, I heard the news of...

January 10, 2017 2:40 pm

How to Prevent Israel From Being Fed to the Wolves at the Upcoming Paris Conference, Just Before Trump Takes Office

On January 15, with only five days left after 2,917 days in office, President Barack Obama is planning once again to feed Israel to the international...

January 10, 2017 8:22 am

The Blame-Game Blitz After the Truck-Ramming Attack in Jerusalem

On Sunday evening, when the details of the allegedly Islamic State-inspired truck-‎ramming attack in Jerusalem that afternoon were beginning to take shape, I received a...

January 10, 2017 7:24 am

Obama’s Unsmooth Transition

America's presidential transitions are critical to smoothly transferring power, but are simultaneously fraught with danger. Decisions by the departing president almost invariably affect the new...

January 10, 2017 7:22 am

Jerusalem Truck-Ramming Attack Draws Comparisons to Nice, Berlin and 9/11

JNS.org - A Palestinian driver rammed a truck into a crowd of Israeli soldiers on Sunday at the scenic Haas Promenade, overlooking Jerusalem’s Old City. The...

January 10, 2017 7:18 am

An Appeal to French Foreign Minister Ayrault to Cancel the Paris ‘Peace’ Conference

Dear Minister Ayrault, I take the liberty of writing this open letter in the wake of the latest Palestinian terror attack, which killed four young Israelis...

January 10, 2017 7:09 am

Ten Failed State Department Plans for Mideast Peace

JNS.org - Writing on the op-ed page of the New York Times on January 5, former Assistant Secretary of State Martin Indyk argued that dividing control...

January 10, 2017 7:00 am

Snapshots of the Kraków We Lost

It has been said that the Shtetl was created twice. Once hundreds of years ago as a place for Jews to live -- usually at the...

January 10, 2017 6:54 am

Our Story Has Yet to Be Fully Written

Different cultures tell different stories. The great novelists of the 19th century wrote fiction that is essentially ethical. Jane Austen and George Eliot explored the...

January 9, 2017 7:31 am

New York Times Editor Acknowledges Injecting Opinion Into Reporting Twice a Day

There are “a couple examples...every day” of New York Times editors and reporters injecting opinion into news articles, the executive editor of the New York Times,...

January 9, 2017 7:22 am

Extrajudicial Killings: Another Case of the Israel Double Standard

The reactions of democratic governments to extrajudicial killings vary greatly according to what country undertakes them. As usual, when it comes to Israel, there is...

January 9, 2017 7:17 am

Obama’s Jewish Enablers

Normally when the UN Security Council passes a resolution, a vote is taken and the result recorded. And that's the end of it. But something unusual...

January 9, 2017 7:02 am

Ex-US Diplomat Sparks Controversy for Likening Israeli Settlements to ‘a Rash’

JNS.org - Jewish leaders are criticizing a former US diplomat for using what they say is “dehumanizing rhetoric” in his denunciation of Israeli settlements. David A. Korn,...

Culture

Israeli Investors Increasingly Turning to US Real Estate

Israel has become one of the largest foreign investors in US commercial real estate over the past few years, and considering...

Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well,...

Israel’s President Honors Philanthropist for Supporting American-Israeli STEM Research

JNS.org -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin honored a media mogul and philanthropist this week...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

World

ISIS Suicide Bombers Behind Brussels Airport Attack Targeted US, Jewish Tra...

The Islamic State suicide bombers who attacked Brussels airport last year targeted passengers traveling to the United States and also...

Middle East

Palestinian, Jordanian Leaders Meet to Discuss Thwarting Potential Relocati...

JNS.org -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and King Abdullah of Jordan met Sunday in Amman, the Jordanian capital, to discuss the...

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