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Posts Tagged: Honor Killings

November 6, 2016 9:39 am
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Do Women’s Rights Matter to J Street?

JNS.org - J Street's controversial response to the sexual harassment of one of its staff members raises questions as to whether its attitude toward women's...

May 31, 2016 5:51 am
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America Must Save Muslims Facing Death by Extremists

I had the most amazing experience last Friday. Ever since the New York Times first published the story of a young couple named Zakia and Mohammed...

January 5, 2015 8:41 am
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The Guardian Blames Palestinian Misogyny, Rape, and Violence on Israel

A January 1 article published in the Guardian's Global Development section by Liz Ford started off promisingly enough, with a rare look into the culture of misogyny, rape,...

May 19, 2014 12:24 am
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United Nations Concerned by Honor Killings Increase in West Bank

Jerusalem Post - UN Women, the United Nations' organization for women's rights, is "seriously concerned" by rising rates of violence against women, including "honor" killings...

December 19, 2013 1:39 am
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Women Are the Real Victims of the Arab Spring

The Arab Spring, with the rising tide of hope for democracy and change it ushered in, has turned to autumn. For women it has become...

December 13, 2013 11:21 am
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Palestinians Blame Honor Killings on Israel

From Reuters: A silvery green olive grove set in the red soil of a Palestinian village is a crime scene - testament to a practice so sensitive...

October 2, 2013 9:23 am
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Palestinian Honor Killings Dramatically Increase in 2013

According to the Palestinian NGO Women's Center for Legal Aid Counseling, a total of 25 Palestinian women have been murdered this year in honor crimes,...

June 12, 2013 12:02 pm
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Palestinian Indicted for Murder of Israeli Father of Five

Jerusalem Post - The Samaria IDF court on Wednesday indicted Palestinian Salam Zagal for the murder of an Israeli settler stabbed to death at the Tapuah...

May 27, 2013 9:24 am
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Muslim Acts of Beheading in the West

The gruesome murder last week of a soldier outside London by a Muslim convert, Michael Adebolajo, brings to mind that throat slitting and...

November 25, 2012 4:08 pm
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Say Hello to the New Tribal Middle East

A recent picture taken in Gaza reveals more than all the sanctimonious speeches calling on Israel to be "humane" or "proportional" in fighting the Islamic terror state in Gaza that has made life a...

March 6, 2012 1:56 pm
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The Middle East’s Real Apartheid

In light of Israel Apartheid Week, which hit cities and campuses throughout the world recently, supporters of the Jewish state find it difficult to agree...

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

Bipartisan Legislation Seeks to Combat International Supporters of BDS

JNS.org - Republican and Democratic leaders in both chambers of Congress Thursday introduced new legislation to combat international supporters of the BDS movement. The Israel Anti-Boycott Act, introduced by Sens. Rob Portman...

Israel

Israelis Get Down and Dirty at First-Ever ‘Mud Day’ Race in Tel...

Around 5,000 people got down and dirty on Friday during Israel’s first-ever “Mud Day” race in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park,...

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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