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Posts Tagged: Jewish people

September 24, 2017 7:17 pm
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Alan Dershowitz: Valerie Plame Knew Exactly What She Was Tweeting

Valerie Plame had to know what she was tweeting. Plame re-tweeted a virulently antisemitic article by a well-known bigot, which she characterized as “thoughtful.” Now...

July 6, 2017 1:46 pm
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A People That Dwells Alone

One of the most profound and influential comments ever made about Jewish destiny was made by the pagan prophet Bilaam in this week’s parsha: As I...

April 30, 2017 6:32 pm
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Celebrating Yom Haatzmaut in a World of Turmoil

Israel Independence Day symbolizes the empowerment of all Jews in the wake of the most successful renaissance of a nation after two thousand years of...

March 13, 2017 11:56 pm
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Bernard-Henri Lévy: An Address to the Kurdish Nation

The following speech by famed French humanitarian and philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy was delivered on March 7, 2017, in Erbil, capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, on the occasion of the...

January 18, 2017 7:03 am
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Goodbye, President Obama: Parting Words From an Israeli Settler

Dear President Obama, I wanted to say goodbye and show you the respect due to a tenacious adversary. Many US Jews, and even a few here...

December 14, 2016 7:13 pm
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Instilling Jewish Pride, Building Courage and Fostering Brotherhood

Hanukkah, our Festival of Lights, is fast approaching. In recounting the heroic story of the Maccabees, the Jewish rebel group that lived in the land...

May 29, 2016 10:46 am
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‘Berning’ the Jews: Sanders and the Democratic Platform Committee

"Antisemitism is no longer a problem, fortunately. It’s raised because privileged people want to make sure they have total control, not just 98% control. That’s...

October 7, 2015 12:16 pm
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UK Prime Minister Cameron Pledges to Close Islamic Schools That Teach Conspiracy Theories About Jews

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron vowed on Wednesday to shut down madrassas, or Islamic primary schools, which teach their students intolerance and spread antisemitism. During a comprehensive policy speech at the...

August 30, 2015 6:49 pm
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UN Chief to Knesset Speaker: ‘Iran Deal Is Not Perfect’

JNS.org - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon met in New York on Friday with visiting Israeli Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and told him that while...

July 7, 2015 9:50 pm
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Israel Blasts UNESCO ‘Hypocrisy’ Over Jerusalem Holy Sites

JNS.org - Israel slammed what it called a “hypocritical” United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) resolution that expresses “deep concern” over Israeli activity in...

May 22, 2015 3:19 pm
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Dershowitz: Obama is Neither Anti-Israel Nor Anti-Jewish

I have been a strident critic of President Obama's policy toward Iran, especially how he and his team have been negotiating with that belligerent regime...

May 12, 2015 4:30 pm
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Full Transcript: Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Speech at the Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism, 2015 (VIDEO)

Below is the full transcript of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's remarks at the 5th annual Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism, May 12th, 2015....

May 8, 2015 5:29 pm
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New Birthright-Inspired Program Set to Bring Young Christians to Israel

JNS.org - The Covenant Journey, a new initiative inspired by the popular Taglit-Birthright Israel program, is set to bring young Christians to Israel this...

February 26, 2015 5:17 pm
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The Human Stain of Moral Preening

Nicholas Kristof of The New York Times is everyone's favorite bleeding-heart columnist. His focus on human rights abuses, especially in Darfur, won him a Pulitzer...

Features

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...

World

Austrian Jews to Withdraw From International Holocaust Remembrance Day Cere...

In a deeply embarrassing setback for Austria's right-wing coalition government, the country's Jewish community has announced that it will withdraw...

Israel

Israel’s Netanyahu Says Indian Peace Hero Gandhi an Inspiration

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the home of Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday, saying modern India's founding father and promoter of peace was an inspiration for humanity. Netanyahu is making the...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Reportedly Shoots Down Missile Fired From Yemen

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s armed Houthi group toward Saudi Arabia's southern Jizan region was shot down by Saudi forces on Tuesday, Saudi state TV Ekhbariya reported. The station gave...

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