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ARTICLES BY: Adam Abrams / JNS.org

January 16, 2018 12:18 pm

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on January 10 that the US is “deeply concerned” about reports that Iranian authorities...

January 9, 2018 1:12 pm

New York Times Accuses Israel of ‘Annexation’ and ‘Apartheid’ Over Political Moves

JNS.org - At the start of 2018, a purportedly emboldened Israel -- led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu -- initiated new political measures that seemingly enhance Israel’s sovereignty...

January 1, 2018 12:23 pm

Will Mass Protests Divert Iran’s Attention Away From Israel?

JNS.org - Thousands of protesters took to the streets this weekend in cities throughout Iran to demonstrate against the Islamic Republic’s strained economy, corrupt regime and...

December 27, 2017 12:56 pm

Technion’s New Guangdong Campus Fuses Israeli Innovation and Chinese Resources

JNS.org - Last week’s inauguration of the Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) -- the first Israeli university campus in China -- represents a fusion of the Jewish state’s...

December 19, 2017 10:19 am

Netanyahu’s Bitcoin Forecast Puts Israel at Center of Financial Technology Revolution

JNS.org - As digital currencies make historic gains -- and as the “start-up nation” of Israel emerges as a key player in the blockchain field -- Israeli Prime...

December 7, 2017 1:25 pm

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Bringing US Policy ‘Back to Reality’

JNS.org - President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday, breaking with decades of US policy and enraging many in the Arab world,...

December 4, 2017 1:48 pm

Israel Vows to Prevent Iranian Entrenchment in Syria

JNS.org - Israel, Iran and Syria have remained silent following reports in the Arab media of an alleged Israeli strike on Friday night that targeted an Iranian military...

December 3, 2017 3:12 pm

Experts: No Chance Hamas Will Disarm, Despite Unity Government

JNS.org - As a joint Palestinian government seems poised to take control of Gaza, Hamas has defied calls to disarm -- and has vowed to move its battle against...

November 28, 2017 1:15 pm

Could Amazon.com’s Arrival in Israel Hurt the Start-Up Nation?

JNS.org - When the online retail giant Amazon.com recently entered Israel’s hi-tech ecosystem, it was not business as usual in the “start-up nation.” As Amazon began attracting top Israeli programmers...

November 27, 2017 7:38 pm

Egypt-Israel Cooperation Likely to Rise After Sinai Terror Attack

JNS.org - After terrorists killed more than 300 people during prayers at a mosque in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Friday, experts say that weaknesses in the Arab...

November 21, 2017 11:44 am

Syrian Women Seeking Medical Aid ‘Love’ Israel, See Its ‘True Face’

JNS.org - Unprecedented video footage broadcast on Israeli television on Sunday showed Syrian women and children crossing into Israel for medical treatment, with assistance from the IDF; it...

November 16, 2017 2:00 pm

With Sisi Preparing to Run for Second Term, Egypt Maintains a ‘Cold Peace’ With Israel

JNS.org - As an April 2018 election approaches in Egypt, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is preparing to run for a second term. Since he assumed office in June 2014,...

November 15, 2017 2:26 pm

Israeli Economy Flexes Its Muscle: Shekel Deemed World’s 2nd-Strongest Currency

JNS.org - Last week, the German financial services giant Deutsche Bank ranked the Israeli shekel as the world’s second-strongest currency, bolstering the broader outlook of the Jewish...

November 9, 2017 2:22 pm

Humanitarian Legacies of Elie Wiesel, Oprah Winfrey Linked by Foundation’s New Award

JNS.org - Elie Wiesel, who before his death in 2016 was arguably the world’s most well-known Holocaust survivor, reached millions of people through his writing and...


American Actress Marilyn Monroe’s Personal Jewish Prayer Book Up for Auction

JNS.org - A Jewish prayer book that belonged to American actress Marilyn Monroe has...

‘Observance’: A Touching, Relevant Play About Modern Judaism

Tracey Goldblum wants her daughter to stop smoking marijuana, practice safe sex, and avoid punching men in the face. Her...


The Man Who Chose Israel

I am the CEO of the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation. This organization, founded in 1977, helps young people in Israel’s...

Report: Hezbollah Hacked Into Mobile Devices Worldwide

Hezbollah hackers used "catfishing" techniques on social media to infiltrate mobile devices worldwide, according to a release from the Czech...

UCI Preparing to Refer Anti-Israel Disrupters to Prosecution

Campus police at University of California, Irvine will in the near future refer anti-Israel disruptors of a May 3, 2018...


Iran Still Weighing Nuclear Deal Exit, Foreign Minister Zarif Says

Iran's foreign minister on Monday would not guarantee that the Tehran regime would remain a party to the 2015 nuclear deal, following the US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw...


Dershowitz on Lara Alqasem: ‘Israel Never Should Have Detained Her’

JNS.org - The reactions of Jewish individuals and Israel-related groups are mixed over Israel’s Supreme Court allowing entry on Thursday to 22-year-old American BDS activist Lara Alqasem after Israel initially...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Has ‘No Intention’ of 1973 Oil Embargo Replay

Saudi Arabia has no intention of unleashing a 1973-style oil embargo on Western consumers and will isolate oil from politics, the Saudi energy minister said on Monday amid a worsening...