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July 6, 2020 3:56 am
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Islamists Appropriate Black Lives Matter Movement Despite History of Anti-Black Bigotry

JNS.org - Following the killing in police custody of Minneapolis resident George Floyd, several radical Muslim-American organizations have joined in nationwide protests to show solidarity...

June 26, 2020 10:26 am
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BLM, Israel and the Dangers of Intersectionality

In the past month, America has transformed from a landscape of empty streets under COVID-19 lockdown to streets crowded with protesters, vocalizing anger and grief...

June 26, 2020 8:06 am
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Support Civil Rights With Everything You Have — but Look Carefully at Who You Support

One month ago, we witnessed the killing of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin in Minnesota; it was a scene that had played out...

June 15, 2020 4:55 am
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Nazi Headstones and Confederate Statues Should Be Treated the Same

JNS.org - The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) agreed recently to the removal of a small number of headstones in US military cemeteries that...

June 15, 2020 4:19 am
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Dear Jews: The Summer of 2020 Is Not About Us

JNS.org - An extraordinary moment has arisen in America that taps into a deep history of racism that predates the birth of our country. But instead...

June 11, 2020 6:35 am
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Never Again the Canary in the Coal Mine

JNS.org - Facing ever-growing antisemitism in the decades following the Holocaust, the Diaspora Jewish community’s common response has been to cry “Never Again” and describe...

June 4, 2020 5:23 am
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The Jews and Prohibition

In 1920s New York City, prohibition agents Izzy Einstein and Moe Smith were confronted with an endless number of illegal “speakeasies.” Prohibitionists who were also...

June 3, 2020 7:28 am
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From Disillusioned Muslim to Christian Arab Zionist

I am a Jordanian Arab from a Muslim family. I was born in 1989. In 2010, I decided to leave Islam after becoming fed up...

April 2, 2020 7:19 am
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You Might Be an Antisemite if…

Comedian Jeff Foxworthy has a signature routine of “You might be a redneck” jokes, such as “You might be a redneck if you get pulled...

January 13, 2020 7:38 am
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A Truly Diverse and Free Society Is Our Only Hope

I thought that after 2,000 years of discrimination, pogroms, and expulsions ending in the Holocaust, antisemitism would finally be consigned to the dustbin of history. I...

October 23, 2019 11:36 am
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Why Anti-Zionism Is Worse Than Antisemitism

There is currently a noisy and often bitter debate over the issue of anti-Zionism and antisemitism. The vast majority of the Jewish community, which remains...

October 7, 2019 6:31 am
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Today’s Jew-Hatred: The Sorry Tale of Two Photographs

JNS.org - As visitors to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem wind their way through the main exhibition, they are confronted by a series...

September 10, 2019 4:57 am
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Jewish Predicaments: 1939 and 2019

The American novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald, not noted as a political thinker, nevertheless knew something about political paradoxes. Fitzgerald wrote: “The test of a first-rate...

August 5, 2019 6:40 am
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The People of the Journey

JNS.org - “To be a Jew is to be on a journey,” writes Rabbi Jonathan Sacks in his commentary on the upcoming weekly Torah portion...

Culture

Netflix Airs Anne Frank Documentary That Also Features Stories of Holocaust Survivors

A documentary titled “#Anne Frank — Parallel Stories” began streaming on Netflix this...

Features

The Overnight Camp Summer That Wasn’t

JNS.org - Dahlia Jones was looking forward to this summer. For six years, she’s been attending Eisner Camp, and this...

Jewish Day Schools Adapt to COVID-19

JNS.org - On a recent June night, 25 people, primarily young children, sat on their couches and watched as a...

Israel

Israeli Autonomous Vehicle Startup VayaVision Acquired by Canada’s Leddar...

CTech - Canadian company LeddarTech announced Tuesday it has acquired Israeli automotive company VayaVision Sensing. The financial terms of the...

Middle East

Currency Crisis Impoverishes Iranians, Strains Economic Defenses

Desperate to afford her daughter's overseas university fees, 58-year-old retired Iranian teacher Maryam Hosseini withdrew all her savings from the bank to buy US dollars. It was not enough. With three...

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