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Posts Tagged: Israeli politics

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...

March 18, 2017 9:30 am
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UN Secretary-General Orders Report Accusing Israel of ‘Apartheid’ Pulled From Website

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres requested the removal of a report accusing Israel of apartheid from the website of the UN body that published it, Reuters reported Friday,...

March 11, 2017 1:00 pm
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Bereaved Families in Israel Celebrate Life at Purim Costume Party

Dozens of bereaved families across the country attended a Purim costume party Wednesday in Jerusalem held by an organization that provides support to Israel's families hit by...

March 10, 2017 7:48 am
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Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman: A Dove in Hawk’s Feathers?

"Anyone who wants to apply Israeli sovereignty to Judea and Samaria needs to understand that such a step will bring immediate repercussions from the new...

March 8, 2017 2:38 pm
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Jewish Campus Leaders: Head of UK Student Umbrella Group’s Participation in Conference Backed by Hamas Apologist ‘Not Surprising,’ Given Her Anti-Israel Record

Jewish student leaders in Britain told The Algemeiner on Wednesday they were not surprised that the head of the UK's umbrella student group spoke at a recent conference backed...

March 6, 2017 11:49 pm
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Official: Iranian Attack Vessels Forced USNS Invincible to Change Course in Strait of Hormuz

JNS.org -- Multiple Iranian Revolutionary Guard fast-attack vessels came close to a US Navy ship in the Strait of Hormuz Saturday, forcing the ship to change...

March 6, 2017 3:55 pm
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Trump, Netanyahu Discuss Antisemitism, Iran on Monday Call

President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke by phone Monday, the White House confirmed. The two leaders discussed the recent wave of antisemitic incidents...

March 5, 2017 7:38 am
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A Country of One’s Own: An Israeli Couple Rules a Beach for 65 Years

JNS.org - When shooting the movie "Exodus," Paul Newman was a frequent visitor at a remote, idyllic bay situated only a stone’s throw away from...

March 3, 2017 7:00 am
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Trouble With Tunnels

"We cannot go on as we are...to remain at peace when you should be going to war may be often very dangerous. The tyrant city...is...

February 17, 2017 2:55 am
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Rift on the Right on Sovereignty (Cont.)

"Sovereignty extended over territory confers citizenship to all residents of that territory. Sovereignty applies equally to all the residents of the area — Israeli and...

Features

New York Times Amends Palestinian Terrorist Barghouti’s Op-Ed Amid Outcry

JNS.org - A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York...

World

US Justice Department Charges Teen Over JCC Bomb Threats

JNS.org - The US Justice Department filed criminal charges Friday against an Israeli-American teenager who is accused of making more than 150 bomb threats against Jewish institutions in early 2017, stoking...

Israel

Israel Reportedly Strikes Pro-Regime Military Base in Syria

JNS.org - The Israeli military launched an attack on a military base belonging to pro-regime forces in Syria Sunday, according to local reports. According to a statement issued by the National Defense...

Middle East

Lebanese Prime Minister Asks UN to Help on Permanent Ceasefire With Israel

JNS.org - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri asked the United Nations Friday for help in forging a permanent cease-fire with Israel, ending what he called the Jewish state’s “continuous violations” of...

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