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Posts Tagged: israel

November 21, 2017 2:05 pm
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Why Was My Voice Silenced at the University of Michigan?

On November 14, the Central Student Government (CSG) at the University of Michigan (UM) passed a BDS resolution against Israel, as reported by the The Algemeiner....

November 15, 2017 2:26 pm
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Israeli Economy Flexes Its Muscle: Shekel Deemed World’s 2nd-Strongest Currency

JNS.org - Last week, the German financial services giant Deutsche Bank ranked the Israeli shekel as the world’s second-strongest currency, bolstering the broader outlook of the Jewish...

November 13, 2017 3:03 pm
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Without Victory, There Can Be No Peace

Ninety-four years ago, on November 4 1923, Ze’ev Jabotinsky published an essay that would shape the worldview of the nationalist Israeli Right. Known as the “Iron...

October 27, 2017 3:01 pm
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Why Do Zionists Celebrate Unfulfilled Promises?

In the coming weeks, numerous Jewish organizations and institutions will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, and the 50th anniversary of the United...

October 4, 2017 10:31 am
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Har Adar Terror Attack Is a Reminder of Israel’s Fragile, Dynamic Security Landscape

JNS.org - The recent terror attack that killed three Israelis in Har Adar is a reminder of the fragile security situation across Israel, Judea and Samaria, and Gaza. Most...

October 1, 2017 7:33 pm
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Australian Columnist: We Should Apologize to the Jews

Rowan Dean, a columnist at Australia’s Courier-Mail newspaper, on Sunday called on his fellow Australians and non-Jews everywhere to apologize to Jews for lacking in compassion...

September 26, 2017 12:14 pm
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Building on ‘Strong’ Bond, US Opens First-Ever Permanent Military Base in Israel

JNS.org - Amid Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s declaration that the US-Israel alliance has “never been stronger,” the two countries recently made history by opening of...

August 31, 2017 4:14 pm
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Netanyahu’s Historic Latin America Visit Is Part of Global Pivot

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s historic visit to Mexico and Argentina in mid-September is expected to improve trade ties for Israel, and to open...

August 13, 2017 12:19 pm
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Embarrassed to Be Israeli or Jewish?

This week, I met someone who had just returned from a trip to the Greek islands. He told me that he kept meeting Israelis who confided that...

August 10, 2017 11:53 am
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Saudi Columnist Slams Arab States’ Hypocrisy on Israel Ties

A prominent Saudi columnist recently mocked Arab countries for their refusal to publicize their ties with Israel. In an August 2, 2017 column in the Al-Madina newspaper,...

August 6, 2017 11:40 am
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Netanyahu Praises Communications Minister’s Decision to Close Al Jazeera’s Israel Office

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has praised Communications Minister Ayoob Kara’s recent decision to close the Qatari-based news channel Al Jazeera’s Israel office. “I congratulate Minister...

July 31, 2017 11:34 am
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Netanyahu Has No Good Options

JNS.org - The last two weeks were not a good time to be the prime minister of Israel. A series of unfortunate events led Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

July 28, 2017 11:43 am
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A Tale of Two Israeli Heroes

Last Friday night, an Israeli soldier on leave for the weekend acted coolly and courageously, ‎rushing to the rescue of neighbors he heard screaming. "Sgt....

July 28, 2017 10:30 am
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The Temple Mount: No Longer in Our Hands?

"It is extremely important that a solution to the current crisis be found by Friday this week…The dangers on the ground will escalate if we...

Culture

What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Features

US Retreat, Russia-Iran Ties Pose Problems for Israel in Syria and the Region

JNS.org - With one of the bloodiest civil wars in modern history possibly winding...

Exposing the Terror Ties of Students for Justice in Palestine

JNS.org - A newly released report by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA) think tank exposes the terror affiliations of...

After Teen Terror Attack, Jewish Leaders Urge Withdrawal of Bill on Palestinian Minors

JNS.org - In the wake of an attack by a teenage Palestinian terrorist that...

World

Palestinian Rally in Ramallah Attacks South African Government Over Continu...

In a rarely-seen display of anger toward one of their closest international allies, Palestinian demonstrators in the West Bank city...

Israel

Mother of Slain Argentine Prosecutor Alberto Nisman Demands Investigation I...

The mother of Alberto Nisman, the Argentine federal prosecutor murdered in January 2015, has formally requested that former President Cristina...

Middle East

Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri Puts Resignation on Hold

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced Wednesday he was putting his resignation on hold, more than two weeks after he shocked the country by saying he was stepping down. Speaking hours after he...

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