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ARTICLES BY: Abraham Cooper and Harold Brackman


January 21, 2019 10:00 am
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On MLK Day, the Future of African-American and Jewish Relations Hangs in the Balance

On this Martin Luther King Day, the future of African-American and Jewish relations hangs in the balance. The explosive controversy around National Women’s March leaders like...

March 30, 2018 8:26 am
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Gaza March Uses Civilian Human Shields to Trap Israel

Americans just witnessed hundreds of thousands of high school kids exercising a powerful, collective voice as they marched on Washington, DC, demanding better protection from...

August 2, 2016 4:26 am
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Ignoring Terrorism Against Jews Will Lead to More Against Everyone

In Judaism, every single life -- imbued with a spark of the divine -- is of infinite value. This is why, according to Jewish tradition, Adam was created...

June 30, 2016 4:42 am
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What the Brexit Vote Means for Israel, the EU and Our Future

In the immediate wake of Great Britain’s decision to “Brexit” the European Union, President Obama (who lobbied unsuccessfully for “Bremain”) sought to reassure parties on...

April 4, 2016 7:06 am
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Another Obama Administration Betrayal on Iran

We have just finished celebrating the Jewish holiday of Purim. It is the one day in the Jewish calendar where merrymaking and drinking are sanctioned...

November 9, 2015 7:48 am
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Kristallnacht 2015: Boycotts, Munich and the Jews

Last week, Israeli Consul General in Munich Dan Shaham implored Dieter Reiter, the mayor of Munich, Germany, to rescind the official approval for the Boycott,...

October 22, 2015 6:29 am
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The Truth About the Grand Mufti, Hitler and the Holocaust

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went too far in recent comments that Nazi collaborator Haj Amin al-Husseini, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem before and during...

September 22, 2014 6:54 am
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Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. – The Man and the Mission

Since 1988, The Simon Wiesenthal Center's Courage to Remember Holocaust exhibit has traversed the globe. Opening in Vienna, on the very street where hordes of Austrians...

June 2, 2014 5:05 pm
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The EU’s Political Earthquake Portends Big Problems for Europe’s Jews

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls wasn't exaggerating when he labeled last week's European parliamentary elections a "political earthquake." Valls and his colleagues awoke to a...

May 18, 2014 12:07 pm
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How Could California School Allow Students to Debate if Holocaust Happened?

A lot of people apparently thought it was a good idea. Five teachers in the Rialto Unified School District developed the program, which was intended...

Culture

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...

Features

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...

World

Hebrew University Distances Itself From Lecturer Who Said Palestinian Kids ...

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem distanced itself from a professor who claimed that the Israeli military was using Palestinian children...

Israel

UK and Israel Sign Post-Brexit Free Trade Deal

The United Kingdom and Israel finalized a post-Brexit free trade agreement on Monday. British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox flew to Israel for the signing of the deal,...

Middle East

Netanyahu: Arab Countries Know Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Can’t Be ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday in Jerusalem with a visiting Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish...

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