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Posts Tagged: Israel-Palestine

June 15, 2018 9:39 am

A Literal Prison Camp in Lebanon for Palestinians

I've spoken about Ein al Hilweh, the Palestinian "refugee" camp in Lebanon that is surrounded by a high wall and watchtowers -- a literal prison...

June 14, 2018 8:13 am

The American Jewish Committee’s Myth of a ‘Demilitarized’ Palestinian State

JNS.org - The phrase “demilitarized Palestinian state” is the very definition of an oxymoron: “a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in...

June 12, 2018 12:28 pm

Israel’s Intelligence Successes Can’t Make Us Complacent Against Hamas

JNS.org - Calling a Hamas-built makeshift passage from Gaza to the Mediterranean Sea a “naval terror tunnel” is a stretch -- considering that the "tunnel"...

June 8, 2018 8:46 am

Exposing the Truth About the Gaza Riots

Islamist organizations attacking Israel have always had a propagandist's keen sense of vocabulary in their communication with the Western world. Rightly convinced that few of us...

June 7, 2018 9:05 am

Giving Economic Aid to Gaza Will Not Reduce Terror and Violence

Many experts claim that easing economic conditions in the Gaza Strip, particularly the granting of permission to Gazans to work in Israel, is the way...

June 6, 2018 8:57 am

Samsung Says Israel Is in Europe, ‘Palestine’ in the Middle East

Samsung has a webpage where you can choose what country you are in. The list is divided by region. But if you are in Israel and...

June 5, 2018 8:05 am

Before Gaza Can Be Answered, Larger Questions Remain

As long as the historic debate about the two-state solution remains unresolved, the future of Gaza in general and Hamas’s continued rule in particular will...

June 5, 2018 7:42 am

Will the World Finally Turn Off the UNRWA Spigot?

It’s been a rough few months for UNRWA -- the UN agency dedicated to providing care for more than five million Palestinians in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Gaza,...

May 31, 2018 12:45 pm

War or Peace? The Choice Rests With Hamas

JNS.org -- This week’s mortar fire on southern Israel is the ‎gravest security escalation on the Israel-Gaza ‎border since “Operation Protective Edge” in ‎the summer of 2014, though...

May 28, 2018 7:35 am

Summing Up ‘The March of Return’

Hamas did not achieve the goals it had in mind when it organized and set in motion the “March of Return” campaign. The organization would...

May 25, 2018 4:09 pm

Mahmoud Abbas, David Friedman, and the Power of Photos

If a picture is usually worth a thousand words, when it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a picture is worth a million. Just as informative as...

May 24, 2018 3:39 pm

Human Rights Watch: Israel Should Let Gazans Break Through the Fence, Since They Pose No Danger

Sari Bashi, the "Israel and Palestine advocacy director" at Human Rights Watch (HRW) -- who never advocates for Israel -- wrote another anti-Israel screed in Foreign Policy that shows...

May 17, 2018 7:46 am

UK Paper Accuses Israel of ‘Gassing’ a Baby in Gaza, Drawing Syria Comparisons

The Gaza Health Ministry reported that an eight-month-old girl was among those killed on Monday during border protests -- the victim, the Hamas-run ministry claimed, of Israeli...

May 15, 2018 9:24 am

Hamas-Linked Committee Decides to Extend Gaza ‘March’ — They Must Like What They See

Ma'an reports that the committee behind the Gaza riots has decided not to end them on Tuesday as originally planned, but to extend them to June 5,...


Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...

Miss Israel and Miss Iraq Share Message of Peace at AJC Global Forum

Miss Israel Adar Gendelsman and Miss Iraq Sarah Idan together gave a speech about...


Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...


China’s Xi Praises North Korea’s Kim for Trump Summit, Promises...

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered high praise to visiting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday, lauding the "positive" outcome...


Jewish Man, 70, Arrested for Selling Firecrackers to Arab for Use Against I...

JNS.org - A 70-year-old Jewish Israeli man has been arrested after selling tens of thousands of fireworks to a Jerusalem Arab...

Middle East

Saudi-Led Coalition Captures Large Areas of Yemen’s Hodeidah Airport

Arab coalition troops stormed the airport in Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Tuesday and captured large areas of the compound in battles with Iran-aligned Houthis, a Yemeni military source, the...