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Radicalization of Europe’s Muslims Hits a Crisis Point

With every new atrocity, Western leaders and political commentators collectively assure themselves and the public that the Islamic State's power will suffer, that its...

March 24, 2015 7:49 am
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Democracy is the Real Winner of Israel’s Election

JNS.org - As pundits and politicians sift through the election data, devise alternative scenarios for the formation of the next Israeli government, and warn about the implications for an already tense U.S.-Israel relationship, one...

Islam Bulldozes the Past

The recent bulldozing by the Islamic State (ISIS) of the ancient cities of Nimrud, Hatra, and Korsabad, three of the world's greatest archaeological and cultural sites, is just this group latest round of assaults across...

The Religious Dogma of Palestinian Statehood

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's remark about the dangers of a Palestinian state has sent advocates of Palestinian statehood into a rage so hysterical that you would think he had questioned somebody's sacred religious beliefs. On second...

March 19, 2015 12:06 am
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In Israel, Medical Marijuana Research Far From Stuck in the Weeds

JNS.org - One of the most revolutionary social movements in the past decade has...

March 18, 2015 1:44 am
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Does Working Out With Other Jews Keep You Jewish?

JNS.org - For Daphna Krupp, her daily workout (excluding Shabbat) at the Jewish Community...

March 16, 2015 10:18 am
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People, Not Politicians, Make the US-Israel Alliance Strong

If you listen to the legacy media, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with help from...

March 16, 2015 7:57 am
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Anti-Israel Efforts Are Anti-Semitic in Intent if Not in Effect

It was a question of questions. Both asked and unasked. Answered and unanswered. And, most...

March 10, 2015 10:13 am
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How Czech President Zeman Told the Entire Story of History With One Word

One surprising and exhilarating expression uttered last week by a President of a small European...

March 24, 2015 7:49 am
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Radicalization of Europe’s Muslims Hits a Crisis Point

With every new atrocity, Western leaders and political commentators collectively assure themselves and the public that the Islamic State's power will suffer, that its PR...

March 23, 2015 1:18 pm
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Democracy is the Real Winner of Israel’s Election

JNS.org - As pundits and politicians sift through the election data, devise alternative scenarios for the formation of the next Israeli government, and warn...

March 23, 2015 10:39 am
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Islam Bulldozes the Past

The recent bulldozing by the Islamic State (ISIS) of the ancient cities of Nimrud, Hatra, and Korsabad, three of the world's greatest archaeological and cultural...

March 23, 2015 7:35 am
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The Religious Dogma of Palestinian Statehood

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's remark about the dangers of a Palestinian state has sent advocates of Palestinian statehood into a rage so hysterical that you...

March 19, 2015 12:06 am
3

In Israel, Medical Marijuana Research Far From Stuck in the Weeds

JNS.org - One of the most revolutionary social movements in the past decade has been the growing acceptance of the consumption of marijuana in...

March 18, 2015 1:44 am
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Does Working Out With Other Jews Keep You Jewish?

JNS.org - For Daphna Krupp, her daily workout (excluding Shabbat) at the Jewish Community Center (JCC or "J") of Greater Baltimore has become somewhat...

March 16, 2015 10:18 am
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People, Not Politicians, Make the US-Israel Alliance Strong

If you listen to the legacy media, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with help from Republican House Speaker John Boehner (Ohio), have gravely damaged the...

March 16, 2015 7:57 am
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Anti-Israel Efforts Are Anti-Semitic in Intent if Not in Effect

It was a question of questions. Both asked and unasked. Answered and unanswered. And, most of all, questions answered badly—prompting more questions to be asked. At...

March 10, 2015 10:13 am
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How Czech President Zeman Told the Entire Story of History With One Word

One surprising and exhilarating expression uttered last week by a President of a small European country defines a watershed moment in history. On Monday Czech President...

March 10, 2015 10:04 am
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Chief Rabbinate Removes Ban on Christmas Trees at Israeli Hotels

JNS.org - The Israeli Chief Rabbinate has removed a prohibition against the placement of Christmas trees in Israeli hotels. Prior to the change, hotels that offered...

March 10, 2015 7:44 am
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Should the Swastika be Rehabilitated or Forever Damned? A Surprising Debate

When I was growing up in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, I had a friend named Billy Tracy. I admired his name since I was a fan...

March 6, 2015 1:09 pm
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Esther is the Poster Woman for Women’s Rights

In my student days, when I used to campaign for women's rights, I thought that the Purim story was about the suffering of women. That...

Features

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The...

World

Posters Demonizing Jews Crop Up on UC Berkeley Campus, as Controversial Ant...

Antisemitic posters have been appearing on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley since a course openly hostile to Israel was first...

Middle East

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Sidelined at UN General Assembly, as World Dea...

They took the stage, one after the other, two aging actors in a long-running drama that has begun to lose...

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