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Posts Tagged: Jewish people

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...

February 9, 2015 8:46 am
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When is an Illegal Settlement Legal?

Everyone knows that Jewish settlements are illegal under international law. This is one of the endlessly repeated mantras that reinforce the denigration of Israel as...

January 29, 2015 9:16 pm
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Searching for Signs of Intelligent Life Among Israel’s Leaders

Israeli leaders are overfond of vowing that Israel's enemies will "pay a price." Is Israel a retailer? Are Israel's enemies a bunch of inveterate shoplifters? The same...

December 7, 2014 3:57 pm
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Netanyahu Says Palestinian Incitement Makes ‘Your Hair Stand on End’

Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu on Sunday said the Palestinian leadership is not ready to confront extremism in the way that is necessary for a peace...

November 26, 2014 6:51 pm
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Maureen Lipman: Why is Ed Miliband Pandering to Anti-Semitism Masking as Anti-Zionism

The following statement from the British Jewish actress Maureen Lipman was read out tonight at a pro-Israel demonstration outside the conference center where Ed Miliband,...

November 23, 2014 11:29 am
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Israeli Cabinet Approves Bill to Define Country as Nation State of Jewish People

JNS.org - The Israeli cabinet on Sunday voted in favor of "Basic Law: Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People," legislation that cements Israel's...

November 10, 2014 12:40 pm
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Dershowitz: Amnesty International Has Become an Apologist for Terrorism and Enemy of Democracy

Last month the Columbia chapter of Amnesty International invited me to deliver a talk on human rights in the Middle East. I accepted the invitation,...

Culture

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, By Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of...

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

A glamorous New York City event hosted by a non-profit organization on Saturday...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

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...

World

Son of ‘Sopranos’ Co-Star Arrested for Vandalizing SUNY Dorm Wi...

The son of actor Michael Imperioli, who played Christopher Moltisanti on HBO's mega-hit series “The Sopranos," was arrested on Wednesday...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister: International ‘War of Legal Attrition’...

A “war of legal attrition” is currently being waged against Israel by foreign entities, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told the...

Middle East

Expert: Possibility of Hezbollah Obtaining Chemical, Biological Weapons Fro...

The possibility that Hezbollah is being equipped with chemical and biological weapons cannot be ruled out in principle, an expert...

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