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Posts Tagged: j street

May 2, 2017 2:26 pm
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Princeton Hillel Refuses to Host Far-Left Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence

The Jewish center at Princeton University has refused to host a J Street U event featuring far-left Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence (BtS), The Daily...

April 28, 2017 2:58 pm
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J Street Embraces an Israeli Settlement

JNS.org - J Street, the left-wing group that claims to be staunchly opposed to Israeli settlements, has embraced an Israeli settlement. What? How can that be? This...

April 19, 2017 12:34 pm
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A Predictable BDS Win at Tufts

News that Tufts University was the latest to join an ignominious list of schools at which student governments have voted to boycott, divest from and...

April 10, 2017 5:19 pm
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How BDS Harms the Palestinians

When Israel enacted a new policy last month banning the entry of BDS advocates into the Jewish state, some of the strongest criticism came from a group that touts...

April 3, 2017 6:35 am
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AIPAC Is the Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace Lobby

If every Jew in America attended the AIPAC Policy Conference, there would still be critics who claim that it does not represent the community -- that it has alienated one...

March 23, 2017 6:49 pm
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With Only Two Democrats Voting in Favor, Senate Confirms David Friedman as Next US Ambassador to Israel

Attorney David Friedman was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday to be the next US ambassador to Israel. President Donald Trump’s nomination of Friedman was approved...

March 21, 2017 6:01 pm
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Israeli Officials Accuse Obama Holdover of ‘Straining the Atmosphere’ of Trump Envoy’s Recent Israel Visit

Israeli officials are accusing US National Security Council Middle East staffer Yael Lempert -- a holdover from the Obama administration -- of “straining the atmosphere”...

March 16, 2017 10:06 am
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American Liberal Jewish Leaders Fuel Antisemitism

We try to rationalize that the anti-Zionist behavior of individual Jews does not justify antisemitic bigotry. However, the crass political exploitation of their Jewish identity by...

March 10, 2017 6:31 am
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J Street’s Unusual ‘Support’ for Israel

J Street has an unusual way of showing that it "is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans." J Street was formed in 2008 as a...

March 9, 2017 1:13 pm
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Senate Foreign Relations Committee Approves Trump’s Nomination of David Friedman as Next US Envoy to Israel; Only One Democrat Backs Appointment

The Senate Foreign Relations committee on Thursday voted 12-9 to approve President Donald Trump’s nomination of attorney David Friedman as the next US ambassador to...

February 9, 2017 3:19 pm
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Prominent Anti-Trump Rabbi: It Would Be ‘Anti-Jewish’ to Deny President’s Pick for Israel Ambassador a Chance to Be Heard

It would be “anti-Jewish” to deny President Donald Trump’s controversial pick for Israel ambassador the opportunity to speak, a prominent member of the American-Jewish clergy...

January 26, 2017 7:43 am
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The Washington Post’s Biased Sources: Settlement Watch, J Street, the PLO and the PA

When the media use advocacy groups with political agendas as sources, they have an obligation to present the views of the other side. At the...

December 28, 2016 7:08 pm
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Leading US Jewish Groups Slam Kerry’s Speech; AIPAC Calls It ‘Failed Attempt to Defend the Indefensible’

Secretary of State John Kerry’s Wednesday speech on the Israel-Palestinian peace process was “a failed attempt to defend the indefensible,” a leading US pro-Israel group said. Contrary to...

December 22, 2016 12:57 pm
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J Street’s Hypocrisy on Holocaust Analogies: You Can’t Have It Both Ways

JNS.org -- J Street and likeminded groups are denouncing Donald Trump’s ambassador-designate to Israel, David Friedman, over a comment he once made comparing Jewish advocates of...

Culture

Jay-Z Refutes Accusations of Antisemitic Lyrics: ‘It Was an Exaggeration’

Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z has slammed claims that lyrics on his recently released album included...

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...

Features

Palestinian Authority Payments to Terrorists Far Exceed Regular Welfare Payments

Palestinian terrorists and their families are receiving far higher payments than Palestinian welfare...

Jewish Beard Growers Strive to Be the Face of Global Facial Hair Showdown

JNS.org - Visitors to the Otto Weidt Workshop for the Blind Museum in Berlin often meet Haim...

With Kurdistan, Israel May Gain ‘Stable, Tolerant’ Ally in Fight Against Islamic Extremism

JNS.org - During the last several years, Israel has witnessed the crumbling...

World

What’s in a Translation? Atlanta School Reflects on ‘Mein Kampf...

Students at a prestigious independent school in Atlanta are reaching the end of a hot summer embroiled in a controversy...

Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu Meets With Visiting Bipartisan US Congressional Delega...

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Tuesday with a bipartisan delegation from the US Congress, thanking the lawmakers for...

Middle East

Lebanese Beauty Queen Stripped of Title After Israel Visit Revealed

JNS.org – A winner of a Lebanese beauty pageant has been stripped of her title after it was revealed she visited Israel. Dual Swedish-Lebanese citizen Amanda Hanna, who won the Miss Lebanon...

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