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Posts Tagged: Israeli politics

August 7, 2017 3:07 pm
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Palestinian Authority Official Expresses Hope Mounting Legal Troubles Will Lead to Israeli PM’s Ouster; Netanyahu: It Won’t Happen

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s mounting legal troubles have become the center of attention in Israel, and now Palestinian officials are chiming in as well. One unnamed...

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...

July 21, 2017 11:46 am
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Temple Mount Attack and the Demise of the ‘One-State’ Theory

"Extending Israeli sovereignty over Judea-Samaria (and eventually over the Gaza Strip) is indeed a necessary condition for ensuring the ability of Israel to endure as...

June 30, 2017 10:10 am
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Israel’s Opposition Aids Delegitimizers

"We are undergoing a process of fascistization of Israeli politics. These are hard words but they are true. Artists, actors and playwrights are under threat,...

June 23, 2017 2:05 pm
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Ehud Barak’s ‘Slippery Slope’

In an interview Wednesday with Tim Sebastian -- host of the program ‎‎"Conflict Zone" on German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle -- former Israeli ‎Prime Minister...

June 8, 2017 12:46 pm
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What If: Fifty Years After the Six-Day War

Israel's military triumph over three enemy states in June 1967 is the most outstandingly successful war of all recorded history. The Six-Day War was also...

June 8, 2017 11:56 am
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Netanyahu to Incoming US Jewish University Students: ‘Go Against the Lies, Tell the Truth About Israel’ On Campus

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently urged a group incoming American Jewish university students to "go against the lies" and "tell the truth about Israel" on...

June 2, 2017 11:46 am
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Questions of Societal Cluelessness

This week, I was contacted by a young woman conducting background research for an Israeli documentary on the socio-political fabric of the country. "We are seeking...

May 12, 2017 10:42 am
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The Congressional Israel Victory Caucus: A Diplomatic ‘Iron Dome’

"Wars usually end when failure causes one side to despair when that side has…accepted defeat, and when that defeat has exhausted its will to fight."  -- Daniel...

May 4, 2017 2:25 am
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As PA’s Abbas Meets Trump, Regional Dynamics Play Out in Israel’s Favor

JNS.org - As President Donald Trump and Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas met on Wednesday, experts said the US-Israel relationship and the Middle East’s regional dynamics were...

April 27, 2017 9:21 am
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Infighting Between Israel’s Netanyahu and Finance Minister Kahlon May Be Precursor to Early Knesset Elections

JNS.org - Infighting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the country's finance minister over tax reforms may be the precursor to early government elections. The prime...

April 13, 2017 5:08 pm
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Amid Regional Meltdown, Israel Must Avoid Concessions

"Worst Chemical Attack in Years; US blames Assad" -- New York  Times, April 4, 2017. "Death toll climbs in clashes at Palestinian camp in Lebanon" -- Reuters, April 9, 2017. "Deadly...

April 9, 2017 12:37 pm
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Stop Denying the Israeli Consensus on the Palestinians

JNS.org - Yair Lapid is the current favorite to become prime minister when the Israeli people go to the polls to elect a new Knesset. But whether...

April 7, 2017 7:04 am
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The Horrors at Hand

"The action of discouraging an action or event through instilling doubt or fear of the consequences." --The Oxford English Dictionary entry on the word "Deterrence." "...the Arab...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Jews Cast Weary Eye on German Election Results, With Expected Strong Showin...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was widely expected to be reelected on Sunday to a fourth term in office in her...

Israel

Israel Condemns Latest Iranian Ballistic Missile Test as ‘Provocation’

JNS.org - Israel has condemned Iran’s latest ballistic missile test as a “provocation” amid growing concerns over the Islamic Republic’s behavior and US threats to end the 2015 landmark nuclear deal...

Middle East

Syria to Top Agenda During Russian Defense Minister’s First Visit to ...

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will visit the Jewish state in October and meet with his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman,...

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