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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...

Features

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

World

Fatah Lawmakers Warn European Parliament of Ongoing ‘Serious Deterior...

A group of Fatah lawmakers recently sent a letter to the European Parliament warning of an ongoing “serious deterioration of...

Israel

Israeli Minister: Nearly 90 Percent of Waste Water Recycled, 4 Times Higher...

JNS.org - At a time when many countries are facing drought and critical water shortages, Israel now recycles nearly 90 percent...

Middle East

Shell to Sign Initial Oil, Gas Deals With Tehran, Iranian Official Says

Royal Dutch Shell will sign initial agreements on Wednesday to develop Iranian oil and gas fields, an Iranian official said, the first deal by the world's second biggest listed oil...

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