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Iraqi Kurds’ Independence Is Decades Overdue

The Iraqi Kurdish vote for independence, taking place on Monday, is more than likely to pass. Sadly, however, not a single country (with the...

September 25, 2017 10:16 am

Alan Dershowitz: Valerie Plame Knew Exactly What She Was Tweeting

Valerie Plame had to know what she was tweeting. Plame re-tweeted a virulently antisemitic article by a well-known bigot, which she characterized as “thoughtful.” Now she's trying to make excuses, but they don't wash. The article...

New York Times Column Ignores Rabbi Sacks Role in Trinity School Overhaul

A British rabbi, Jonathan Sacks, has inspired the head of one of Manhattan’s oldest, fanciest, and best historically Christian private schools to overhaul its school culture and curriculum. And the New York Times managed to write...

Does the President Have the Right to Expect Loyalty From his Attorney General?

This article was first published by Gatestone Institute. Recent news reports describe the president chastising his Attorney General Jeff Sessions for disloyalty. According to the New York Times, after learning that a special counsel had been appointed, President...

September 20, 2017 2:15 pm

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life the story...

September 20, 2017 1:38 pm

On Becoming an American

JNS.org – This week, I became an American citizen. As I intently studied my naturalization certificate after...

September 20, 2017 1:16 pm

Should We Remove the Names of Antisemites? Not Always

Below is an open letter to the president of Bryn Mawr College Dear President Cassidy, Your August...

September 20, 2017 12:34 pm

Many Muslims Claim All Jewish Holy Sites as Their Own

With all of the talk about the Temple Mount, it's sometimes easy to forget that some...

September 20, 2017 12:12 pm

Rosh Hashanah Guide for the Perplexed, 2017

1. Rosh Hashanah (“the beginning of the year” in Hebrew) is celebrated on the first...

September 25, 2017 10:16 am

Iraqi Kurds’ Independence Is Decades Overdue

The Iraqi Kurdish vote for independence, taking place on Monday, is more than likely to pass. Sadly, however, not a single country (with the exception...

September 24, 2017 7:17 pm

Alan Dershowitz: Valerie Plame Knew Exactly What She Was Tweeting

Valerie Plame had to know what she was tweeting. Plame re-tweeted a virulently antisemitic article by a well-known bigot, which she characterized as “thoughtful.” Now...

September 24, 2017 11:46 am

New York Times Column Ignores Rabbi Sacks Role in Trinity School Overhaul

A British rabbi, Jonathan Sacks, has inspired the head of one of Manhattan’s oldest, fanciest, and best historically Christian private schools to overhaul its school...

September 20, 2017 4:35 pm

Does the President Have the Right to Expect Loyalty From his Attorney General?

This article was first published by Gatestone Institute. Recent news reports describe the president chastising his Attorney General Jeff Sessions for disloyalty. According to the New York Times,...

September 20, 2017 2:15 pm

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life the story of a German member of the Nazi party who saved...

September 20, 2017 1:38 pm

On Becoming an American

JNS.org – This week, I became an American citizen. As I intently studied my naturalization certificate after the oath-taking ceremony, it struck me how fortunate I am...

September 20, 2017 1:16 pm

Should We Remove the Names of Antisemites? Not Always

Below is an open letter to the president of Bryn Mawr College Dear President Cassidy, Your August 22 letter to the Bryn Mawr community announced that the...

September 20, 2017 12:34 pm

Many Muslims Claim All Jewish Holy Sites as Their Own

With all of the talk about the Temple Mount, it's sometimes easy to forget that some Muslims believe that every Jewish holy site should be exclusively Islamic. Think about...

September 20, 2017 12:12 pm

Rosh Hashanah Guide for the Perplexed, 2017

1. Rosh Hashanah (“the beginning of the year” in Hebrew) is celebrated on the first day of the Jewish month of Tishrei (תשרי). Tishrei was...

September 20, 2017 12:07 pm

Proof That Palestinians Don’t Kill Because of the ‘Occupation’ and ‘Settlers’

JNS.org - A poorly-reported terrorist incident -- coupled with a large dose of Palestinian Authority-generated fake news -- has revealed everything that you need to know about the Israeli-Palestinian...

September 20, 2017 11:56 am

Moses, the Man

That very day the Lord spoke to Moses, “Go up this mountain of the Abarim, Mount Nebo, which is in the land of Moab, opposite...

September 20, 2017 10:27 am

US Leadership Vacuum Being Filled by Russia, Iran and Other Nefarious Actors

Russia’s military involvement in Syria, in cooperation with Islamic Iran and an Islamizing Turkey, is creating a new regional dynamic that is likely to shift...

September 20, 2017 9:46 am

Art, Man and God

I wonder what our prayers sound like to God during these Days of Awe. As the Earth spins on its axis and Jews across the globe...

September 20, 2017 9:31 am

David N. Myers: The Wrong Choice for the Center for Jewish History

When a respected and apolitical institution like the New York-based Center for Jewish History (CJH) hires an individual that some call an anti-Israel academic to be its...

Features

Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs

JNS.org - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...

From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation

JNS.org - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of...

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’

JNS.org - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas...

World

Despite Threats, Arab Group Remains Committed to Defending Israel on US Cam...

A delegation of Israeli Arabs who are fighting the delegitimization of the Jewish state on college campuses remain committed to sharing...

Israel

Israeli Doctor to Lead Prestigious Global Medical Organization

JNS.org - Israeli Medical Association (IMA) Chairman Prof. Leonid Eidelman has been chosen to serve as the next president of the World Medical Association. Medical association leaders from across the globe --...

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