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Posts Tagged: Israeli society

August 15, 2016 7:15 am
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Baseless Israeli Self-Hatred

On the eve of Tisha B'Av, which marks the destruction of the First Temple by the Babylonians and the Second Temple by the Romans, most...

May 26, 2016 6:14 am
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Israelis and Americans: Sincerity Versus Politeness

JNS.org - The cultural differences between Israel and the United States are substantial, reminding me of a major reason why I moved to Israel 10 months...

May 6, 2016 9:34 am
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IDF General’s ‘Nazi Germany’ Comparison Draws Ire in Israeli Government

JNS.org - On Yom HaShoah in Israel on Thursday the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Deputy Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Yair Golan drew criticism from government...

July 26, 2015 4:19 pm
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Unity is the Only Solution to Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism

While Israeli politicians are zigzagging between a unity government and mutual smearing, and while tycoons are scrambling to exploit the offshore gas troves, the rest...

December 30, 2014 2:00 pm
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A Month After Joining IDF, Christian Arab Pastor’s Son Recounts Beating, Cries of ‘Traitor’

"Despite being attacked because of his father's support for IDF recruitment among Arab Christians, the son of Father Gabriel Nadaf says a month into basic...

December 9, 2014 11:58 am
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The Familiar Face of Terror, and Resolve

Living in the Har Nof section of Jerusalem more than 20 years ago, I knew what terror was like. In those days, it was the Scud...

September 15, 2014 5:02 pm
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A Familiar Plague Infests Israel

Last week 43 Israeli soldiers from Unit 8200 of the IDF Intelligence Corps sent a letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu and Chief of Staff Lt....

August 25, 2014 1:45 pm
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Exposing The New York Times’ Top Man in Gaza

New York Times readers have reason to wonder how Jerusalem Bureau Chief Jodi Rudoren, its primary Gaza war reporter, has gained access...

July 9, 2014 5:42 pm
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Israel’s Biennial Gaza War – Jewish and Arab Pathologies

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Israel's 3rd Biennial Gaza War. Israelis knows the drill. Stay near a bomb shelter, pray nobody gets hurt, and watch in...

May 26, 2014 10:30 am
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Full Transcript: Israel’s President Peres Remarks for Pope Francis’s Visit

Below is the full transcript of Israeli President Shimon Peres's remarks on the occasion of Pope Francis's visit to the President's Residence in Jerusalem, May...

May 8, 2014 5:56 pm
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Israeli Christian Priest Nadaf Purportedly Sacked by Church for Pro-IDF Stance

JNS.org - The Greek Orthodox church in Israel has purportedly sacked Israeli Christian priest Father Gabriel Nadaf over his outspoken support for Christian integration...

April 23, 2014 5:45 pm
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Israel to Begin Recruitment of Christians Into Military Service

JNS.org - Israel has announced increased efforts to encourage Christians to join the Israeli military. "We intend to appeal to the Christian population of conscription...

January 10, 2014 2:04 pm
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Ridiculous Jewish Weddings

It has been a pleasurable part of my life as a rabbi to attend weddings. I have attended hundreds of weddings of various sizes, styles,...

November 18, 2013 4:47 pm
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Thomas Friedman’s Folly

Thomas Friedman's boyhood infatuation with Israel following the Six-Day War quickly faded. During his undergraduate years at Brandeis in the mid-Seventies he belonged to the...

Culture

Hollywood Pays Tribute to Iconic Jewish Comic Jerry Lewis Following His Death at Age 91

A number of celebrities shared tributes to comedic legend Jerry Lewis, who died...

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Israeli Study Says Using Emojis in Work Emails Conveys Incompetence

JNS.org – A joint study conducted by researchers from Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the...

Features

Netanyahu and Putin to Hold Syria Talks, Amid Iranian Threat

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in the Russian resort city of...

Venezuelan Jews Fleeing Turmoil Get ‘Lifeline’ in Israel, Despite New Challenges

JNS.org - As the political and economic situation in Venezuela becomes increasingly unstable, Jews...

Despite Zionist Presence, Israel Bashing Upstages Women’s Rights at SlutWalk Chicago

Last weekend, approximately 150 progressive activists attended the annual SlutWalk Chicago....

World

JNF, Media Watch International Seeking College Professors for Israel Trip

JNS.org - The Jewish National Fund and Media Watch International are seeking 20 professors from colleges and universities across the US for the Winter Faculty Fellowship Program in Israel. The trip to Israel...

Israel

Trump Administration Urges UN Not to Publish Blacklist of Companies Trading...

US President Donald Trump's administration is urging the United Nations not to publish what it calls a “blacklist” of international firms...

Middle East

Hezbollah Says It Carried Out Drone Attack Against Islamic State on Lebanon...

JNS.org - Hezbollah said it has used a drone to strike an Islamic State position along the Lebanon-Syria border, in a...

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