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With Netanyahu’s Kenya Trip, Israel Makes Latest Gains in Africa

JNS.org - Decades after a massive diplomatic campaign by former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir to build relations with sub-Saharan Africa, current Prime Minister Benjamin...

December 1, 2017 12:49 pm

Paola Caridi’s Skewed Portrait of Jerusalem

Italian author and journalist Paola Caridi decried the sectarian “cruelty of Jerusalem” and described it as the “archetype of an anti-modern city” at the November 16 Georgetown University presentation on her new book Jerusalem Without God: Portrait of a Cruel City. Her...

How BDS Was Defeated at the University of Maryland

On Wednesday, November 15, the Student Government Association (SGA) of the University of Maryland, College Park, decided not to support a resolution that accused Israel of various violations of human rights -- and which called for the university to...

Israeli and NATO Navies Ramp Up Working Relationship

JNS.org - On a mid-November Friday night at a Greek naval base, dozens of officers and sailors from several countries gathered around a large dinner table on an Israeli Navy missile ship. They listened intently to Israeli...

November 30, 2017 7:54 pm

New York Times Uses Jewish Innuendo in Story on Oscars and Weinstein Scandal

The New York Times, which thankfully refrained, at least until now, from linking the recent...

November 30, 2017 11:53 am

Analysis: ISIS Will Not Disappear, Just Adjust

The fall of ISIS's physical caliphate is likely to create a shift in radical Islamic...

November 30, 2017 11:46 am

Who Is Educating US Students About Israel?

JNS.org - Congress will soon re-authorize Title VI of the Higher Educational Opportunities Act, a bill...

November 30, 2017 11:35 am

Accepting Europe’s Anti-Immigration Parties

In a typical assessment of recent European elections, Katy O'Donnell writes at Politico that "Nationalist parties now have...

November 30, 2017 11:21 am

Storm Clouds Gathering in the Middle East for Israel

The volatility of political activity in the Middle East is dizzying. The Syrian civil war is...

December 1, 2017 12:49 pm

With Netanyahu’s Kenya Trip, Israel Makes Latest Gains in Africa

JNS.org - Decades after a massive diplomatic campaign by former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir to build relations with sub-Saharan Africa, current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

December 1, 2017 12:38 pm

Paola Caridi’s Skewed Portrait of Jerusalem

Italian author and journalist Paola Caridi decried the sectarian “cruelty of Jerusalem” and described it as the “archetype of an anti-modern city” at the November 16 Georgetown...

December 1, 2017 12:26 pm

How BDS Was Defeated at the University of Maryland

On Wednesday, November 15, the Student Government Association (SGA) of the University of Maryland, College Park, decided not to support a resolution that accused Israel of various...

December 1, 2017 12:03 pm

Israeli and NATO Navies Ramp Up Working Relationship

JNS.org - On a mid-November Friday night at a Greek naval base, dozens of officers and sailors from several countries gathered around a large dinner table...

November 30, 2017 7:54 pm

New York Times Uses Jewish Innuendo in Story on Oscars and Weinstein Scandal

The New York Times, which thankfully refrained, at least until now, from linking the recent series of sex scandals to the Jewish backgrounds of many...

November 30, 2017 11:53 am

Analysis: ISIS Will Not Disappear, Just Adjust

The fall of ISIS's physical caliphate is likely to create a shift in radical Islamic terrorism, an Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT) analysis of data from the...

November 30, 2017 11:46 am

Who Is Educating US Students About Israel?

JNS.org - Congress will soon re-authorize Title VI of the Higher Educational Opportunities Act, a bill that was first introduced as the National Defense Education Act...

November 30, 2017 11:35 am

Accepting Europe’s Anti-Immigration Parties

In a typical assessment of recent European elections, Katy O'Donnell writes at Politico that "Nationalist parties now have a toehold everywhere from Italy to Finland, raising fears the...

November 30, 2017 11:21 am

Storm Clouds Gathering in the Middle East for Israel

The volatility of political activity in the Middle East is dizzying. The Syrian civil war is almost at an end. President Bashar al-Assad remains in power,...

November 30, 2017 11:01 am

AMP Convention Sees Opportunities in US Elections

One of America's most visible anti-Israel groups spent Thanksgiving weekend engaged in some magical thinking -- and planning to change America's political landscape. American Muslims for Palestine (AMP)...

November 30, 2017 10:41 am

The Retreat of Creative Thinking From Judaism

Most of our yeshivot have retreated from creative thinking. We encourage the narrowest specialization rather than push for daring ideas. We are producing a generation...

November 30, 2017 10:31 am

An Open Letter on Israel to the UN Secretary-General

António Guterres Secretary-General United Nations Dear Secretary-General Guterres, On November 29, 1947, the United Nations voted in favor of General Assembly Resolution 181(II), known as the Partition Plan. This...

November 30, 2017 9:59 am

The Rise of the Campus Anti-Intellectuals

JNS.org - Like bad poker players, history’s crooks and liars have an obvious tell. Since they’re trying to deceive you, they’re desperate to keep you on...

November 30, 2017 9:45 am

Experts: Hezbollah Continues ‘Absolute Dominance’ of Lebanon Amid Domestic Political Crisis

JNS.org - The Iranian-backed terror group Hezbollah, which makes up part of Lebanon’s government and has a strong military force that threatens Israel, has been largely unaffected...

Features

Fatah Continues Promoting Violent Protests Over Jerusalem Announcement

Fatah continues encouraging Palestinians to engage in violent protests and "continue the intifada"...

New Jet Is a Game-Changer for Israeli Air Force

JNS.org - After being deemed combat capable earlier this month, the F-35 “Adir” stealth fighter jet promises to create system-wide change in...

Arab Street Outraged by Jerusalem Decision, but Governments Have Other Concerns

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was overwhelmingly rejected...

World

White House: In Any Peace Deal, Western Wall Will Remain Part of Israel

Senior Trump administration officials outlined their view Friday that Jerusalem’s Western Wall ultimately will be declared a part of Israel, in another declaration sure to enflame passions among Palestinians and...

Israel

Security Preparations in Full Swing Ahead of Pence’s Israel Visit; Po...

Security preparations are in full swing in Israel ahead of US Vice President Mike Pence impending arrival on Wednesday for...

Middle East

United Nations Security Council Mulls Call for US Jerusalem Decision to Be ...

The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would insist any decisions on the status of Jerusalem...

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