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Is Stanford Hillel Leaving Pro-Israel Students in the Cold?

JNS.org - For Molly Horwitz, it’s not the antisemitism itself that stings the most. The feeling that some Stanford University Jewish leaders abandoned her in...

April 7, 2017 6:44 am

Pesach: Just Do It

"Just do it” is, of course, the Nike's slogan, but I think we Jews should adopt it. Let me explain. Why is Pesach, or Passover, so popular among so many Jews who have little interest in...

BBC’s Mideast Editor Suggests Syria Chemical Attack Tied to Israel

The day after a chemical weapons attack in Syria that shocked the world, a BBC official charged with making news from the Middle East “more comprehensive or comprehensible for the audience” went on Twitter to promote his own conjectures concerning the incident...

Iran-Sponsored Militia Launches Terror Group to Fight Israel

An Iranian-supported militia, Al-Nujaba, says that it has formed the "Golan Liberation Army" to fight Israel, the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) reports. "This army has been trained and has detailed plans. If the Syria regime...

April 6, 2017 6:23 am

Palestinians Teaching Children to Fight and Kill Israelis

The new Palestinian curriculum for grades 1 to 4 "is significantly more radical than previous...

April 6, 2017 6:19 am

California State College Defends Partnership With Radical Palestinian University

In 2016, the Middle East Forum (MEF) launched a campaign calling on San Francisco State University (SFSU) President...

April 6, 2017 6:16 am

As Palestinian Killer Receives Standing Ovation, Terror Victims Get ‘Last Word’

JNS.org - Anti-Israel activists gathered on Sunday at a Hyatt hotel in Chicago to hear a...

April 5, 2017 7:07 am

Another Attempt at ‘Extreme Vetting’

Donald Trump first coined the phrase "extreme vetting" in July 2016, in the aftermath of the...

April 5, 2017 7:04 am

SPME BDS Monitor: Divestment Stalls, But Antisemitism Thrives

March was a complicated month for BDS efforts, with divestment resolutions, "Israeli Apartheid Week" activities,...

April 7, 2017 6:44 am

Is Stanford Hillel Leaving Pro-Israel Students in the Cold?

JNS.org - For Molly Horwitz, it’s not the antisemitism itself that stings the most. The feeling that some Stanford University Jewish leaders abandoned her in her...

April 7, 2017 6:13 am

Pesach: Just Do It

"Just do it” is, of course, the Nike's slogan, but I think we Jews should adopt it. Let me explain. Why is Pesach, or Passover, so...

April 6, 2017 6:36 am

BBC’s Mideast Editor Suggests Syria Chemical Attack Tied to Israel

The day after a chemical weapons attack in Syria that shocked the world, a BBC official charged with making news from the Middle East “more comprehensive or comprehensible for...

April 6, 2017 6:30 am

Iran-Sponsored Militia Launches Terror Group to Fight Israel

An Iranian-supported militia, Al-Nujaba, says that it has formed the "Golan Liberation Army" to fight Israel, the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) reports. "This army has...

April 6, 2017 6:23 am

Palestinians Teaching Children to Fight and Kill Israelis

The new Palestinian curriculum for grades 1 to 4 "is significantly more radical than previous curricula," according to a new study by Hebrew University's Institute for Monitoring...

April 6, 2017 6:19 am

California State College Defends Partnership With Radical Palestinian University

In 2016, the Middle East Forum (MEF) launched a campaign calling on San Francisco State University (SFSU) President Leslie Wong to end the school’s 2014 memorandum of understanding...

April 6, 2017 6:16 am

As Palestinian Killer Receives Standing Ovation, Terror Victims Get ‘Last Word’

JNS.org - Anti-Israel activists gathered on Sunday at a Hyatt hotel in Chicago to hear a discussion featuring convicted Palestinian terrorist Rasmeah Odeh. Yet unbeknownst to...

April 5, 2017 7:07 am

Another Attempt at ‘Extreme Vetting’

Donald Trump first coined the phrase "extreme vetting" in July 2016, in the aftermath of the truck attack in Nice, France. For nine months, he and...

April 5, 2017 7:04 am

SPME BDS Monitor: Divestment Stalls, But Antisemitism Thrives

March was a complicated month for BDS efforts, with divestment resolutions, "Israeli Apartheid Week" activities, outbreaks of campus antisemitism and important political developments. Last month, BDS...

April 5, 2017 6:53 am

We Must Plan for the Future, or Watch Our World Collapse

In her recent book, The Watchman’s Rattle (subtitled "Thinking our way out of extinction"), Rebecca Costa delivers a fascinating account of how civilizations die. Their problems become...

April 4, 2017 12:45 pm

The Rebbe of the West Bank

Last week, my wife and I met at the White House with our friend Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump’s chief Middle East negotiator. Jason’s a busy...

April 4, 2017 7:33 am

Rasmea Odeh’s Exit, Stage Left

Convicted Palestinian terrorist Rasmea Odeh received a standing ovation this weekend in Chicago from an enthusiastic crowd at the national conference of the organization Jewish...

April 4, 2017 7:25 am

Momentum and Mixed Signals: The Arab-Israeli Peace Process

JNS.org - Although regional conditions have created momentum for a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace deal, Palestinian and Arab leaders are sending mixed signals to Israel. In his recent remarks to...

April 4, 2017 7:23 am

New Hamas Document Reaffirms Radical Islamist Goals

In a new political document -- intended to re-brand Hamas as a more moderate group -- the Gaza-based terrorist organization calls for the destruction of Israel through "armed...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

World

Jews Murdered in Holocaust Called ‘Cowards’ at London Protest O...

Some 400 demonstrators came out to protest Israeli Ambassador to the UK Mark Regev's appearance at a prominent London university on...

Israel

UNESCO Draft Resolution Declaring Israeli Sovereignty Over Jerusalem ‘...

The United Nations' cultural organization UNESCO is to vote next Tuesday, May 2, on a resolution introduced by the Palestinians and...

Middle East

Human Rights Group: Israel Bears ‘Ultimate Responsibility’ for ...

Israel should refuse the Palestinian Authority's request to cut off electricity supplies to the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on the grounds...

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