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Posts Tagged: Israeli politics

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...

March 30, 2017 1:07 pm
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Report: Israel’s 2016 Economic Performance Best in Four Years

JNS.org - Israel's 2016 economic performance was the country's best in four years, the Bank of Israel said Wednesday. In its 2016 annual report, the central bank...

March 28, 2017 6:35 am
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Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly sent signals that he might disband the current Likud-led government and call for...

Culture

Jewish Giants Player Talks About Judaism, His Hebrew Tattoo and Kosher Food Cravings

An offensive lineman for the New York Giants talked about his Jewish heritage, Hebrew...

New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape...

Features

Former Congressman: Saudi Curriculum Used in US Still Promotes Radicalization

Saudi Arabia has made progress in ridding its school textbooks and curricula of comments...

Halamish Terror Attack Signals New Escalation of Violence

JNS.org - A Palestinian terrorist fatally stabbed an Israeli father and two of his adult children on Friday night in the...

US Jewish Leaders From Right to Left Back Metal Detectors on Temple Mount

JNS.org - There is a broad consensus among American Jewish leaders in support of...

World

EU Top Court Rules to Keep Hamas on Terrorism Blacklist

The European Union's top court has ruled that the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas should remain on the 28-member bloc's terrorism blacklist. The Court of Justice (ECJ) overturned a General Court ruling,...

Israel

Israeli Study: Sperm Count Has Dropped by Half in Last 40 Years Among Weste...

JNS.org - According to an Israeli study released Tuesday, the sperm count among men from the US, Europe, Australia and New...

Middle East

President Rouhani: Iran Will Respond if US Missile Law Passes

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday his country will respond if a bill in the US Congress imposing sanctions on people involved in Iran's ballistic missile program becomes law. The House...

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