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US Media Promotes False Narrative of Kerry Peace Proposal

On February 19, Haaretz reported that anonymous Obama administration sources claimed that in 2016, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participated in a secret summit at which Secretary...

March 7, 2017 8:15 am

Trumpism and Antisemitism

The United States is witnessing a disturbing rise in antisemitic acts. In St. Louis, more than 100 tombstones were tipped over; similar hate crimes have taken place in Philadelphia and New York. Such attacks are also taking place...

Aaron and Moses Taught Brothers to Live in Unity

Tetzaveh is the only sedra (Torah portion) between Exodus and Deuteronomy that does not contain the word “Moses." For once,  Moses -- the hero, the leader, the liberator, the lawgiver -- is offstage. Instead, our focus is on his elder brother Aaron,...

Midnight at Joshua’s Tomb With the IDF

It is midnight. It is cold. And we are headed in. Israeli soldiers are on every street corner, armed to the teeth. Siren lights and a few dim streetlamps provide the only illumination. Amidst the military movements, an eerie...

March 6, 2017 10:40 am

These Sharks Are Kosher

Matchmaking has long been a Jewish pastime, and now there’s also a corporate-funding matchmaker. A new...

March 6, 2017 8:24 am

Netanyahu Stands on the Brink of History

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has returned from triumphant visits to the United States, Australia and...

March 6, 2017 8:13 am

Antisemitism Isn’t Caused by the Political Left or Right

The recent attacks against the Jewish community have revealed a surprising abundance of self-proclaimed experts on...

March 6, 2017 8:04 am

Media Malfeasance Exposed in ‘Eyeless in Gaza’

During Operation Protective Edge in 2014, Hamas operatives burst into the Associated Press (AP) Gaza...

March 6, 2017 7:46 am

A Quaker Education — Against Israel

Unwittingly, the Friends’ Central School, a well-regarded Quaker establishment in Pennsylvania, has once again come...

March 7, 2017 8:15 am

US Media Promotes False Narrative of Kerry Peace Proposal

On February 19, Haaretz reported that anonymous Obama administration sources claimed that in 2016, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participated in a secret summit at which Secretary of...

March 7, 2017 7:56 am

Trumpism and Antisemitism

The United States is witnessing a disturbing rise in antisemitic acts. In St. Louis, more than 100 tombstones were tipped over; similar hate crimes have taken...

March 7, 2017 7:45 am

Aaron and Moses Taught Brothers to Live in Unity

Tetzaveh is the only sedra (Torah portion) between Exodus and Deuteronomy that does not contain the word “Moses." For once,  Moses -- the hero, the leader, the liberator, the lawgiver -- is...

March 6, 2017 9:02 pm

Midnight at Joshua’s Tomb With the IDF

It is midnight. It is cold. And we are headed in. Israeli soldiers are on every street corner, armed to the teeth. Siren lights and a few dim...

March 6, 2017 10:40 am

These Sharks Are Kosher

Matchmaking has long been a Jewish pastime, and now there’s also a corporate-funding matchmaker. A new program called BizTank brings together entrepreneurs and successful Jewish investors. The brainchild of...

March 6, 2017 8:24 am

Netanyahu Stands on the Brink of History

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has returned from triumphant visits to the United States, Australia and Singapore. Now is the time for him to display courage...

March 6, 2017 8:13 am

Antisemitism Isn’t Caused by the Political Left or Right

The recent attacks against the Jewish community have revealed a surprising abundance of self-proclaimed experts on the causes of antisemitism. For example, a Jewish ex-New York Times reporter,...

March 6, 2017 8:04 am

Media Malfeasance Exposed in ‘Eyeless in Gaza’

During Operation Protective Edge in 2014, Hamas operatives burst into the Associated Press (AP) Gaza bureau and threatened its staff. But the journalists never reported the incident. This...

March 6, 2017 7:46 am

A Quaker Education — Against Israel

Unwittingly, the Friends’ Central School, a well-regarded Quaker establishment in Pennsylvania, has once again come under fire for its ties to the boycott, divestment and...

March 5, 2017 8:26 am

Jews, Christians and Another Jihadi Pogrom in Egypt

From the lips of a little child – an 8-year-old girl from El Arish, Egypt – comes a heartbreaking message. Her words speak volumes about...

March 5, 2017 7:48 am

The Second Palestinian Nakba: Kuwait and the Iraq War

The Palestinians use the word "nakba" (catastrophe) to describe the exodus of Palestinians before and during the 1948 war against Israel. After the conflict, there were...

March 5, 2017 7:32 am

Is the ‘Rising Tide’ of US Antisemitism Only a Surge in Reporting?

JNS.org - Nearly 100 bomb threats have been called into Jewish institutions since early January, and scores of headstones at three Jewish cemeteries — in Missouri, Pennsylvania, New...

March 3, 2017 1:03 pm

Fake Demography

There is now almost unanimous rejection of the “two-state solution” --  the creation of a sovereign Palestinian state on any part of the former west...

March 3, 2017 9:14 am

Kudos to Trump for Ignoring McMaster’s Advice Against Using Term ‘Radical Islamic Terrorism’

Despite his impeccable military and other credentials, US President Donald Trump's national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, began his job -- the one he...

Culture

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Trump Administration: If Friday Vote on Repeal, Replace Obamacare Fails Pas...

Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney made clear Thursday evening that President Donald Trump is done negotiating on...

Israel

Anti-Israel Groups Will Not Benefit From National Service, New Law Stipulat...

JNS.org - The Knesset finalized a law Wednesday preventing foreign-funded organizations that operate against Israel from enjoying the benefits of Israel’s...

Middle East

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went to his home in the...

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