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Are Trump and Israel on the Same Page?

The first two weeks of President Donald Trump’s administration have been the most active of any in recent memory. The unprecedented executive orders, not...

February 8, 2017 7:48 am

To Understand Trump, Read His 2012 Book

Maybe I missed it, but in all the millions of words being written about Donald Trump over the past year, I never saw anyone in the media examine his 2012 book, Time to Get Tough. The book,...

Trump’s Travel Ban Was Clumsily Launched but Legally Justified

JNS.org - To say that the implementation of President Donald Trump’s travel ban was clumsy would be an understatement. To say, however, that the principles involved were illegal would be incorrect. Since Trump’s inauguration, nothing has dominated the...

Sunni States’ Military Spending Sprees Could Benefit Radical Islamists

Faced with an array of developing threats to their stability and survival, Sunni Arab states have gone on an unprecedented military spending spree, buying up some of the very best capabilities the West has to...

February 7, 2017 6:15 pm

Alan Dershowitz: Courts Check and Balance Trump On Immigration

No one can predict how the legal challenges to the Trump executive order on immigration...

February 7, 2017 9:20 am

The Washington Post’s Inadvertent Boost to Steve Bannon

In yet another attempt to discredit US President Donald Trump’s chief strategist, Stephen (Steve) Bannon,...

February 7, 2017 9:16 am

Stunning Federal Court Decision Approves Passover Punishment

Three judges of the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit surprisingly rejected the appeal...

February 7, 2017 9:10 am

A Muslim Woman’s Battle Against Radical Islam

It's just a month into 2017, and America's hot-button issues are already clear: women, radical...

February 7, 2017 8:55 am

Linda Sarsour: The Left’s Latest Star

What to make of Linda Sarsour of Brooklyn, the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit against President...

February 8, 2017 7:48 am

Are Trump and Israel on the Same Page?

The first two weeks of President Donald Trump’s administration have been the most active of any in recent memory. The unprecedented executive orders, not to...

February 8, 2017 7:31 am

To Understand Trump, Read His 2012 Book

Maybe I missed it, but in all the millions of words being written about Donald Trump over the past year, I never saw anyone in the...

February 8, 2017 7:23 am

Trump’s Travel Ban Was Clumsily Launched but Legally Justified

JNS.org - To say that the implementation of President Donald Trump’s travel ban was clumsy would be an understatement. To say, however, that the principles involved were...

February 8, 2017 7:17 am

Sunni States’ Military Spending Sprees Could Benefit Radical Islamists

Faced with an array of developing threats to their stability and survival, Sunni Arab states have gone on an unprecedented military spending spree, buying up...

February 7, 2017 6:15 pm

Alan Dershowitz: Courts Check and Balance Trump On Immigration

No one can predict how the legal challenges to the Trump executive order on immigration will turn out, but the courts will probably get the...

February 7, 2017 9:20 am

The Washington Post’s Inadvertent Boost to Steve Bannon

In yet another attempt to discredit US President Donald Trump’s chief strategist, Stephen (Steve) Bannon, the Washington Post inadvertently did just the opposite. In a piece...

February 7, 2017 9:16 am

Stunning Federal Court Decision Approves Passover Punishment

Three judges of the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit surprisingly rejected the appeal of Susan Abeles -- a Washington, DC Orthodox Jew, who was...

February 7, 2017 9:10 am

A Muslim Woman’s Battle Against Radical Islam

It's just a month into 2017, and America's hot-button issues are already clear: women, radical Islam and the civil rights of Muslims in the West....

February 7, 2017 8:55 am

Linda Sarsour: The Left’s Latest Star

What to make of Linda Sarsour of Brooklyn, the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit against President Trump's immigration order and the new, seemingly ubiquitous symbol of the...

February 7, 2017 8:49 am

Philadelphia School District Reduces Vacation Days for Jewish Holidays

The Philadelphia School District has approved an unusual two-year calendar change that cuts one day from the Rosh Hashanah recess starting in 2018-2019, and shortens...

February 7, 2017 8:40 am

The Power of the Human Spirit

In September 2010, the BBC, Reuters and other news agencies reported on a sensational scientific discovery. Researchers at the US National Center for Atmospheric Research...

February 7, 2017 8:20 am

Israel Bonds and US Universities: A Win-Win-Win-Win Situation

Over the years, many universities purchased Israel Bonds because they are a good investment. This does not happen as often as it once did, in...

February 7, 2017 7:36 am

Israel Foils Another Hamas Kidnapping and Murder Plot

Israeli security forces indicted three Palestinians on Monday, saying they were part of a Hamas terrorist cell planning to kidnap and kill Israelis in the West Bank...

February 7, 2017 7:32 am

How Turkey’s Jewish Alliance Schools Have Become History

The Turkish website Avlaremoz, which reports on Jewish-related issues, recently covered the story of a Jewish school that used to be based in Istanbul. The Haskoy Alliance Girls’...

Culture

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the...

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a...

Features

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Israel

Watchdog: Human Rights Watch ‘Deeply Implicated in BDS and Other Form...

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is “deeply implicated in BDS and other forms of political warfare” against the Jewish state, a...

Middle East

Iraqi Forces Enter ISIS-Held Mosul Neighborhood

Iraqi forces have entered a neighbourhood in West Mosul for the first time since launching an operation to retake it from so-called Islamic State (IS) five days ago. It comes a...

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