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Abigail R. Esman, the author, most recently, of Radical State: How Jihad Is Winning Over Democracy in the West (Praeger, 2010), is a freelance writer based in New York and the Netherlands.

ARTICLES BY: Abigail R. Esman


May 15, 2019 6:54 am
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The Dutch Struggle to Rein In State-Funded Salafist School

There are two Islamic middle schools in the Netherlands. And one of them has terror ties. This, at least, was the conclusion of the Dutch intelligence...

May 8, 2019 5:47 am
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Muslim Antisemitism Increases the Threat to European Jews

In a part of Amsterdam where Syrian refugees have shattered the windows of a kosher restaurant, men leaving synagogue remind each other to remove their...

May 1, 2019 11:52 am
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Amidst a Devastating War, Child Marriage in Yemen Has Become a Means of Survival

There was no more money. There was only bread and tea for weeks. There was so much hunger, and so many children. And so the couple...

March 4, 2019 7:49 am
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The Lull in Terrorism Masks a Deepening Jihadist Threat

It's been a relatively quiet year for jihadists in the West. This, combined with the military fall of the Islamic State, has led politicians and...

February 24, 2019 7:40 am
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Immigrant Muslim Youth Being Lured to, Abandoned in Their Homelands

Summertime. For most teens, that means vacation. One 16-year old, Amara, looked forward to spending the warm and lazy days with all her friends. The...

January 31, 2019 10:36 am
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#NoHijabDay Campaign Fights Women’s Subjugation and Indoctrination

The first time that my friend Nour appeared in public without her scarf, a neighbor commanded her to put it on. When she refused, he...

January 16, 2019 9:18 am
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Recent Case Spotlights the Rampant Abuse of Saudi Women

When Rahaf Mohammad Alqunun barricaded herself in a Bangkok hotel room earlier this month and took to Twitter, begging the world to protect her from...

December 23, 2018 8:29 am
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Who Will Stop Iran’s European Hit Men?

It is just before dusk when gunshots sound on a quiet residential street in November 2017. A man falls to the sidewalk. A dark BMW races...

December 9, 2018 9:11 am
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Are American Girls at Risk After Court Ruling on FGM?

As her aunt held her down, the child screamed and fought desperately to escape. But even as she struggled, the woman sliced at the child's...

November 15, 2018 12:43 pm
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European Intelligence Officials: Islamist Terror Threat Is as Strong as Ever

It has become "the new normal," a structural part of 21st-century life. And the jihadist threat against the West is just as strong now as...

November 7, 2018 9:35 am
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Dutch Help Victim of Pakistan’s Radical Islamic Blasphemy Law

When courts overturned Asia Bibi's blasphemy conviction in her native Pakistan last week, rioters swarmed the streets calling for her to be hung. Pakistani law demands the...

October 25, 2018 8:39 am
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Belgium Fights Islamic Terror, While the UK Enables It

Of late, most of Europe has focused its counter-terrorism efforts on handling the potential jihadi returnees from Syria and possible radicals hiding among migrants from...

October 23, 2018 8:40 am
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Latest Attack, Travel Warning, Expose Depth of Holland’s Terror Threat

Mention Holland, and most people think of brightly-colored tulips, gently-flowing canals, legal marijuana, and Rembrandt. But there is an underside. The US State Department issued a travel...

October 14, 2018 8:46 am
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French Say ‘Non’ to Radical Islamist Performer at the Bataclan

On November 13, 2015, a series of Islamist terrorist attacks shook the city of Paris. One hundred and thirty people were killed, and hundreds others...

Culture

Remembering a Military Photographer — and a Forgotten Israeli Hero

JNS.org - On Israel’s Memorial Day earlier this month, the family and friends...

Now Museum Pieces, Yiddish Typewriters Tell the Story of a Once-Vibrant Culture

Not long after the first models appeared on the market in the 1870s, the typewriter...

Features

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

World

World Health Organization’s Singling Out Israel Over Health Conditions in...

JNS.org - The 72nd assembly of the UN’s World Health Organization (WHO) voted 96-11 this week for a resolution, co-sponsored...

Israel

Wildfires Scorch Swathes of Forests in Central Israel, More Than a Dozen Ho...

Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during...

Middle East

Palestinians Reject Invitation to Economic Workshop in Bahrain Related to P...

JNS.org - The Palestinian Authority officially rejected an invitation by the United States on Wednesday to attend an economic workshop...

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