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Posts Tagged: Jews

October 23, 2019 11:36 am

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

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

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

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...

August 1, 2019 5:51 am

The Only Answer to Hatred of Jews Is Jewish Pride

JNS.org - This week on Twitter, a Jewish writer in Los Angeles decided to dispense some advice to her followers. Ariel Sobel had become aware...

May 21, 2019 7:45 am

Historians and Jews

When the Nazis achieved power, Hanns Johst wrote the play Schlageter, which was performed on Hitler’s 44th birthday. Act I, Scene 1 was the source...

March 29, 2019 10:02 am

Admiring Judaism Through the Eyes of a Christian

Devout, practicing Christian friends have told me over the years that they respect much about the Jewish faith. I decided recently to ask them what,...

March 17, 2019 6:59 am

A Special Purim — and a Time for Jewish Unity

These are times of worldwide social and political upheaval. Predictably, Jews are immediately brought to the forefront, and antisemitism rages. Historically, when we encounter a...

November 27, 2018 9:55 am

The One Easy Answer: Blame the Jews

Every year when we come around to reading about Joseph and his brothers, I am reminded of a part of the Yom Kippur Ashkenazi service....

November 26, 2018 9:53 am

German Politician Troubled by Rising Antisemitism Throughout Europe

JNS.org - For the first time in history, the president of the European Union plans to hold a conference on antisemitism and anti-Zionism. The “Europe Beyond...

November 18, 2018 10:42 am

Who Is a Jew?

Israelites, Hebrews, Jews, whatever you call them, have been scattered and settled all over the place for thousands of years. It has become quite fashionable...

November 13, 2018 11:18 am

Pittsburgh and the Uniqueness of Antisemitism

Antisemitism is frequently viewed as “the canary in the coal mine.” It signals a more general climate of prejudice that manifests itself in an increasing...

September 14, 2018 8:21 am

‘Tikkun Olam’ in the New Year 5779

JNS.org - “I wish all my Jewish friends in Iran and Jews worldwide a very happy new year filled with peace and harmony,” said Iran’s Foreign...

August 23, 2018 6:50 am

Fight Jewish Stereotypes by Sanctifying God’s Name

In the summer of 1966, Stephen Carter, who is today a prestigious law professor at Yale, moved with his family to a new neighborhood in...


How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...


White House Says Antisemitic Website ‘Not Credentialed’ for Med...

The White House said on Tuesday that the white supremacist website TruNews was not credentialed to cover press events at...


Israel’s El Al to Try Out Direct Flights to Australia

El Al Israel Airlines said on Tuesday it will operate direct flights from Tel Aviv to Melbourne on a trial basis in April and May in what would be the...

Middle East

Abbas Announces PA General Elections in 2020

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas announced Tuesday that Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and eastern Jerusalem will go to the polls next year, for the first...


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