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Posts Tagged: Israel Palestinians

December 5, 2017 11:16 am
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The Taylor Force Act Has Been Gutted

JNS.org - The Taylor Force Act started out as a powerful and long-overdue tool for pressuring the Palestinian Authority (PA) to stop paying terrorists. But the...

October 20, 2017 11:55 am
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What Really Happened With Saeb Erekat’s Lung Transplant?

Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian Authority (PA) peace negotiator and Secretary-General of the PLO executive committee, underwent a successful lung transplant in northern Virginia last Friday. There is...

September 29, 2017 10:26 am
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Signs of Hope in the Middle East? Don’t Hold Your Breath

Optimists see hopeful signs that the Middle East may be exiting a dark tunnel of violence, civil war, sectarian strife and debilitating regional rivalries: the...

September 25, 2017 1:26 pm
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Jordan’s Royal Family Doesn’t Consider Its Palestinian Citizens to Be — Citizens

This is from Jordanian Prince Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II's speech at the UN General Assembly last week: My country -- a resource-poor nation in a conflict-rich region -- is host to 1.3...

September 17, 2017 8:10 pm
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King Abdullah’s Everyday Lies

This interview with Jordan's King Abdullah -- from the Petra News Agency (and posted on the Jordanian embassy's website) -- is clearly meant for an American audience: Jordan News Agency: Your Majesty, when it...

September 15, 2017 1:58 pm
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Israel’s Efforts to Engage Arab World Achieve Results

JNS.org - Galvanized by the common threats of Iran and Islamic extremism, Israel and Sunni Arab states have seen an unexpected warming of relations in recent years. Yet despite public and...

September 13, 2017 12:23 pm
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Will the Palestinians Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is?

In the coming months, Congress is expected to vote on the Taylor Force Act, which would prohibit US funding of the Palestinian Authority (PA) if it...

August 8, 2017 12:56 pm
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Israel Tolerates the Intolerable by Allowing Terrorists to Live

I have long argued that Israel’s policy toward convicted terrorists is a tragically misplaced mercy. In the nearly 70 years of its existence, the State of Israel’s...

August 7, 2017 12:41 pm
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It’s Not the Settlements, Stupid

You probably have never heard of Khaled al-Mughrabi. In 2015, Mughrabi, “one of al-Aqsa’s top preachers,” told worshippers at the Temple Mount that during the...

July 28, 2017 11:46 am
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Beyond Terror: Israel’s Jewish-Arab Conflict Extends to Demography

JNS.org - As a wave of Arab terror attacks once again spreads across Israel, a much-less-discussed conflict over demography and the identity of Jewish cities is...

July 20, 2017 1:13 pm
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A Tale of Two Palestinian Worlds

JNS.org - For slightly more than a decade, the two main areas slated for a future Palestinian state -- the disputed territories in the West Bank and the...

July 13, 2017 10:02 am
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UK Paper Cites False NGO Claim That Israel Prevents Gaza Doctors From Traveling Abroad

A recent article by Bethan Mckernan in the Independent reported that the Palestinian Authority was being blamed for the deaths of three children in Gaza, because authorities in Ramallah reportedly failed to approve medical...

June 22, 2017 11:03 am
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Palestinian Pollution: A Dirty Little Secret

JNS.org - Last week, the Israeli authorities confiscated two tractors, a hydraulic excavator and other equipment used by Palestinians to carry out illegal quarrying that has...

June 20, 2017 3:00 pm
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Israel’s ‘Apartheid’ Wall and Ireland’s ‘Peace’ Wall: More Anti-Zionist Hypocrisy

The recent UK election ended with a surprising result -- the Conservatives lost their majority" and now they are in negotiations to enter a "confidence and supply' agreement...

Culture

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...

France’s Greatest Composer — Georges Bizet — Was Jewish

Few operas are performed more than Georges Bizet’s Carmen; none are better loved. It...

Features

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Bringing US Policy ‘Back to Reality’

JNS.org - President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on...

Israel’s Iron Dome System Goes Naval

JNS.org - The Israeli Navy has a new tool at its disposal to defend the country’s offshore gas rigs in the...

World

Swedish PM Condemns Attempted Arson Attack at Synagogue as Three Arrested

Three people were arrested early on Sunday after an attempted arson attack at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, prosecutors said. There were no reports of injuries and the...

Israel

Israel Destroys ‘Significant’ Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From G...

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being...

Middle East

Iraq Holds Military Parade Celebrating Final Victory Over Islamic State

An Iraqi military parade celebrating final victory over Islamic State is underway in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, an Iraqi military spokesman told Reuters on Sunday. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared...

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