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Commentary

A New Approach to Israeli-Palestinian Peacemaking

Some of my friends -- even intelligent friends -- say that, however unpleasant, a Borat-esque "running of the Jew" must now be enacted, because we...

January 2, 2017 1:27 pm

History Repeats Itself, From Begin to Netanyahu

The United Nations Security Council resolution -- which stated that Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria, “occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem,” have “no legal validity," and demanded a halt to “all Israeli settlement activities" -- is...

Secretary Kerry’s Suspension of Disbelief

The term “suspension of disbelief” refers to the intentional subordination of critical thinking, documented fact and common sense to one’s zeal and wishful-thinking; one sacrifices realism at the altar of oversimplification and short-term gratification and convenience. US Secretary of...

A New Year in a Broken World

Those who have the healthy habit of working out at a gym several times a week will soon be complaining about the massive – and often annoying – “New Year’s resolution crowd” that throngs every...

January 2, 2017 7:18 am

What Really Happened at Conference of Presidents-Azerbaijan Hanukkah Party

On December 14, 2016, the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations (the Presidents Conference) and...

January 2, 2017 7:00 am

The Disgrace of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334

President Obama’s groundbreaking abstention on a UN resolution refusing to accept any change to Israel's 1949...

January 2, 2017 6:48 am

Experts: Kerry Farewell Speech Put ‘Posturing Over Policy’

JNS.org - The timing of US Secretary of State John Kerry’s so-called farewell speech on the...

January 1, 2017 10:50 am

10 Notable Campus Stories From 2016

Jewish and pro-Israel students around the world have been facing a deluge of hostile activity in the form of...

January 1, 2017 8:36 am

The Two-State Solution Blindspot

Barack Obama and John Kerry regard the two-state solution as nothing less than divinely ordained....

January 2, 2017 1:27 pm

A New Approach to Israeli-Palestinian Peacemaking

Some of my friends -- even intelligent friends -- say that, however unpleasant, a Borat-esque "running of the Jew" must now be enacted, because we need...

January 2, 2017 1:07 pm

History Repeats Itself, From Begin to Netanyahu

The United Nations Security Council resolution -- which stated that Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria, “occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem,” have “no legal validity," and...

January 2, 2017 1:03 pm

Secretary Kerry’s Suspension of Disbelief

The term “suspension of disbelief” refers to the intentional subordination of critical thinking, documented fact and common sense to one’s zeal and wishful-thinking; one sacrifices realism at the...

January 2, 2017 7:31 am

A New Year in a Broken World

Those who have the healthy habit of working out at a gym several times a week will soon be complaining about the massive – and...

January 2, 2017 7:18 am

What Really Happened at Conference of Presidents-Azerbaijan Hanukkah Party

On December 14, 2016, the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations (the Presidents Conference) and the Embassy of Azerbaijan held a historic Hanukkah party in Washington, DC...

January 2, 2017 7:00 am

The Disgrace of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334

President Obama’s groundbreaking abstention on a UN resolution refusing to accept any change to Israel's 1949 armistice lines -- and John Kerry’s one-sided rant against Israel -- have...

January 2, 2017 6:48 am

Experts: Kerry Farewell Speech Put ‘Posturing Over Policy’

JNS.org - The timing of US Secretary of State John Kerry’s so-called farewell speech on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict seemed to stem largely from “personal animosity” between...

January 1, 2017 10:50 am

10 Notable Campus Stories From 2016

Jewish and pro-Israel students around the world have been facing a deluge of hostile activity in the form of Palestinian human-rights advocacy. This year, through the establishment of The...

January 1, 2017 8:36 am

The Two-State Solution Blindspot

Barack Obama and John Kerry regard the two-state solution as nothing less than divinely ordained. The "Solution," as we will call it, is self-apparent: two...

January 1, 2017 8:16 am

A Palestinian Defeat Is Good for All

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was photographed on December 21, carrying a copy of Nothing Less than Victory: Decisive Wars and the Lessons of History, by...

January 1, 2017 8:13 am

Israel Is Not the Occupier

This past summer, the section of the Republican Party’s platform on Israel included a key statement made in anticipation of President Obama’s betrayal of our...

January 1, 2017 7:56 am

Resolution 2334 And The Feral Pack

Most of the commentary from those rightly horrified by the American abstention on Security Council Resolution 2334 has focused either on the perfidy of the...

January 1, 2017 7:45 am

CAIR and JVP: A Love Story

Did you know that in 2014, the United Arab Emirates listed CAIR, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, as a terrorist organization, a list of 80 groups that includes the likes...

January 1, 2017 7:36 am

A New Book on the Six-Day War Should Be Required Reading for President Trump

JNS.org -- Guy Laron’s forthcoming book, The Six-Day War: The Breaking of the Middle East -- to be published, fittingly, around the war's 50th anniversary --...

Culture

Why ‘Fauda’ Is One of the Best TV Shows You’ll Ever See

A show about terrorism should be explosive. Too often, stereotypical characters, cardboard dialogue and absurd plot twists turn what should be...

In Beit Shemesh, American-Israeli Baseball Fans Will Get Their Field of Dreams

JNS.org - On an unseasonably warm Friday in early January, the tune of “Take...

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...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

‘This Man Is a Spite Machine’; Obama Blasted on Social Media fo...

Outgoing President Barack Obama’s choice on Tuesday of top aide Ben Rhodes to serve on the US Holocaust Memorial Council...

Israel

In Parting Words to Outgoing US Ambassador, Israeli President Calls Disagre...

JNS.org -- In his farewell to the departing American ambassador, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said the Jewish state and the US have...

Middle East

Iranian President Calls Trump’s Vow to Rip Up Nuclear Deal ‘Empty Talk...

JNS.org -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that US President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to dismantle the nuclear deal between Iran and world...

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