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Posts Tagged: Zionism

July 21, 2017 12:14 pm
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BBC Ignores French President’s Comparisons Between Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism

At the July 16th event in Paris marking the 75th anniversary of the deportation of French Jews to Auschwitz, the French president made a significant statement: French president Emmanuel Macron...

June 19, 2017 2:51 pm
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Moral Relativism and Ethical Inversion in Gaza

I remember the day that I made a decision to invest my energies in spiritual rather than political activism. I was on an anti-apartheid march...

June 19, 2017 11:23 am
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Moving Zionism Forward

In a New York City bookstore in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood, far-left, self-described “radicals” gather to discuss “Freedom-Fighting Under State Repression.” Contempt for everything from Israel and America, to capitalism...

June 14, 2017 1:08 pm
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What Links Progressive Intersectionality? Blame the ‘Zionists’

“When people criticize Zionists, they mean Jews. You’re talking antisemitism,” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. declared in 1968. Dr. King’s admonishment is as relevant today...

June 5, 2017 5:01 pm
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Texas Public High School Reportedly Teaches Students That Israel Was to Blame for Outbreak of 1948 War of Independence

A public high school in Texas reportedly offered a tenth-grade lesson on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that claimed the 1948 War of Independence was precipitated by the fact that...

May 19, 2017 11:13 am
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Why We Observe the Torah When We Don’t Have To

Jews have lived in the biblical Land of Israel, uninterrupted, for thousands of years. For much of that time, Jewish life was confined to small communities...

May 5, 2017 12:27 pm
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Independence Day Religious Confusion

Israel’s Independence Day, Yom HaAtzmaut, brings out the best and the worst in us. We cannot agree on what it means, and we cannot agree...

April 10, 2017 5:30 pm
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The Fight for Zion

For American Jews, Zionism has become a source of debate, controversy, embarrassment and guilt, as they try to come to terms with the activities of...

March 26, 2017 10:12 am
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Zionism and the Authentic Life

To continue our discussion of existentialism, the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement and Zionism: While sometimes philosophers can stretch sentence-length discoveries into whole books and...

March 22, 2017 7:04 am
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Alan Dershowitz: The Newest Bigotry — An Israel Supporter Must Be ‘Biased’ on Trump Travel Ban

A recent CNN panel discussion regarding the Trump travel ban was infected by the bigotry of one of the participants. The host, Don Lemon, called on...

March 21, 2017 9:57 am
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Alan Dershowitz: Why Must Women Choose Between Feminism and Zionism?

On March 8, women abstained from work as part of the International Women’s Strike (IWS), a grassroots feminist movement aimed at bringing attention “to the...

March 16, 2017 4:07 pm
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American Jewish Actress Mayim Bialik Takes on Anti-Israel Activist Linda Sarsour: Zionism and Feminism Are Not Contradictory

American Jewish actress Mayim Bialik published on Wednesday a refutation of anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour’s recently made claim that one cannot be a Zionist feminist. “Zionism...

March 2, 2017 5:03 pm
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Jewish Agency Chairman Sharansky: Trump Not Responsible for Resurgence of ‘Profound, Long-Term, Historical Process Like Antisemitism’

Jewish Agency for Israel Chairman Natan Sharansky on Thursday said that there is “no reason to suspect US President Donald Trump of arousing support for...

January 18, 2017 3:42 pm
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Bernard-Henri Lévy: A Rock Called Zion (EXCERPT)

The following is an excerpt from French philosopher and activist Bernard-Henri Lévy's newly released book, The Genius of Judaism, which delves into the meaning of being a...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Abbas Tells Trump Israel-Palestinian Peace Deal Can Be Reached This Year

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told US President Donald Trump Wednesday a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians can be reached this year, adding it could be "the deal of...

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