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Posts Tagged: Syria Civil War

June 20, 2017 1:33 pm
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A Righteous Israel Must Bomb Assad’s Crematoria

For more than six years now, Syrian President Bashar Assad has waged a vicious war against his own people. So far, nearly half-a-million people have been killed....

April 14, 2017 2:54 pm
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Trump’s Syria Policy: Strikes Are a Good Start

US President Donald Trump’s unexpected attack on Syria’s Shayrat airbase -- in response to President Bashar Assad’s sarin gas attack on his own citizens --...

April 13, 2017 9:32 am
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Russia Blocks UN Security Council Effort to Condemn Deadly Syria Chemical Attack

Russia blocked a Western-led effort at the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to condemn last week's deadly gas attack in Syria and push Moscow's ally...

April 8, 2017 1:30 pm
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US Allies Praise Trump Strikes on Syrian Airbase

US allies reacted with support Friday for the US missile strikes on a Syrian airbase in retaliation for the alleged use of chemical weapons by Syrian forces. Tuesday's chemical attack, which targeted a...

April 8, 2017 9:30 am
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Russia Freezes Military Coordination With US in Syria

Russia reacted to US military strikes on its ally Syria Friday by cutting a hotline intended to prevent midair incidents, a response that demonstrates Moscow's...

January 23, 2017 8:05 am
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Syrian Opposition Figures Share Their Vision With Israelis, Defy Arab Protesters

JNS.org - “You are living in a paradise in comparison to the Syrian people. Shame on you. We are being killed,” said Issam Zeitoun, who lives...

January 5, 2017 4:36 am
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Syria and the Scandal of Our Orthodox Synagogues

“Lord of the Universe, I beg You to redeem Israel; but if You do not want to do that, then I beg You to redeem...

December 26, 2016 7:27 am
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Reflections on Hanukkah and Miracles

Why do miracles happen sometimes and not others? Is it because we deserve them? Many rabbis like to claim that when bad things happen, it is...

December 16, 2016 5:46 am
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Our Shameful Inaction in Syria

The destruction of Aleppo in Syria and the wanton murder of its citizens has once again been dominating the news. This ancient city is purportedly...

December 2, 2016 4:46 am
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The World Cannot Ignore Assad’s Crimes

JNS.org - It was one of the most dramatic moments so far in the five-year civil war that has torn Syria apart. In August 2014, a man...

October 28, 2016 9:12 am
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AIPAC Reverses Course and Will Now Support an Anti-Assad Bill

JNS.org - Following public outcry over AIPAC's failure to support a bill sanctioning Syria and its leader Bashar al-Assad, the pro-Israel lobbying group has changed its stance...

September 28, 2016 12:36 pm
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Syria, Allowed to Speak at the UN, Calls Israel a ‘Terrorist’ State

At the UN last week, Syria was represented by Deputy Prime Minister Walid Al-Moualem. He called Israel a "terrorist" state: Syria is confronting mercenary terrorists on its...

August 31, 2016 5:38 pm
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‘Obama-ism’ Will Not Fade Away After President Leaves Office, Former Israeli Envoy to US Reportedly Tells Tel Aviv Gathering

Israel will be dealing with the repercussions of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy long after he leaves the White House in January, an American-born Knesset...

April 25, 2016 7:00 am
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As Israel Asserts Golan Control, the Move Is a Civil War’s One Point of Agreement

JNS.org - With Syria’s civil war raging on in its sixth year, neighboring Israel has largely managed to keep a comfortable distance from the bloody conflict,...

Culture

Jewish ‘Kidney Matchmaker’ Unites New York Rabbi Donor With Needy Recipient

A Jewish "kidney matchmaker" brought together a New York rabbi and...

‘Menashe’ Presents a Rare Authentic, On-Screen Depiction of Hasidic Judaism

By Jane Hanser/JNS.org JNS.org - In the film Menashe, which debuts across America on July 28, director...

Features

CAIR Loses San Diego Schools Partnership

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) tries to have it both ways -- claiming to be a civil rights organization when...

Ex-Israeli Diplomats: US State Department Whitewashes Palestinian Incitement

JNS.org - Two prominent former Israeli diplomats are charging that the US State Department...

Former Congressman: Saudi Curriculum Used in US Still Promotes Radicalization

Saudi Arabia has made progress in ridding its school textbooks and curricula of comments...

World

PA UN Envoy Refuses to Condemn Halamish Terror Attack, Saying ‘Don...

Palestinian Authority Ambassador to the UN Riyad Mansour declined this week to condemn last Friday’s terrorist attack in Halamish --...

Israel

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: Israeli Public ‘Very Concerned’ by ...

The Israeli public is "very concerned" about the lifting -- in the face of Arab pressure -- of security measures that...

Middle East

Jordan Denies Entry to Israeli Ambassador Until Embassy Guard Stands Trial

Jordanian media outlets reported Thursday morning that the kingdom will not allow Israeli Ambassador Einat Schlein and her staff to return to Amman until Jordanian authorities receive guarantees that the embassy...

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