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Alex Margolin is a writer based in Jerusalem. He is currently a staff member at HonestReporting, which is committed to defending Israel against media bias. He was born in the Soviet Union and grew up in American before making Aliyah to Israel, and has a deep interest in the history of the Soviet Jewry movement.

ARTICLES BY: Alex Margolin


November 26, 2015 7:56 am
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Media Outlets Glorify Palestinian Terrorists, Dismiss Israeli Victims

It’s been two months since the current wave of Palestinian terror began, and world media outlets are still confused about victims and terrorists. On Sunday, three Palestinian terrorists...

November 6, 2015 5:29 am
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Lawsuit Urges Facebook to Remove Palestinian Incitement Posts

Palestinian incitement is no longer limited to mosques or posters in town squares. Today, incitement is spread most effectively through social media, and it’s time...

October 16, 2015 4:54 am
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The Despicable Return of Casualty Statistics as a Moral Barometer

During the 2014 Gaza War, nearly every news report contained an obligatory paragraph listing the number of Palestinians and Israelis killed in action. The figures,...

September 18, 2015 4:02 am
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The BDS Movement Is Actually Hurting Palestinians

As SodaStream, one of the top targets for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, shuts its West Bank factory and moves over the Green Line...

September 7, 2015 6:27 am
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Fight BDS by Buying Israeli Products, Pressing Back on Boycotts

The key to defeating BDS may come down to making the price of boycotts too high for businesses and cultural centers to bear -- forcing them...

July 1, 2015 10:01 am
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BDS’ Only Goal is to Slander and Destroy Israel as a Jewish State

The BDS movement is not about economic pressure on Israel, and it’s not about advancing the cause of human rights. It’s about turning world opinion...

June 5, 2015 12:31 pm
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The Islamic State May Soon Be a Direct Threat to Israel

In only four months, the Islamic State (IS) has captured territory larger than the country of Britain, a march unprecedented in modern history, according to...

May 19, 2015 1:57 pm
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Believe the Hype: Zionism is Losing the Battle of Ideas on College Campuses

Haaretz reporter Ari Shavit paid a visit to two dozen U.S. college campuses and came back with a dire warning: the Jewish future is slipping through...

May 11, 2015 2:46 pm
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BDS Gains Strength, But Still Faces Challenges on College Campuses

Last month's student election at Stanford University included allegations of anti-Semitism by the Students of Color Coalition against Molly Horwitz - who identifies as Jewish and...

March 23, 2015 7:47 am
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For Israel Haters, Conspiracy Lurks Even in Food Ads

For those who seek to delegitimize Israel, conspiracy lurks everywhere. No matter what Israel does, its real purpose is always to divert people from Israel's...

March 6, 2015 11:24 am
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BDS and ‘Cultural’ Boycotts

One of the most insidious elements of the BDS strategy is the call for a cultural boycott against Israel. It harms Israel's image to be...

February 23, 2015 3:02 pm
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The Daily Beast Shows its Support for BDS

With A-listers such as Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Madonna, and Alicia Keys refusing to be bullied into canceling their shows in Israel, the BDS...

January 28, 2015 11:44 am
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BBC Arabic Official Refuses to Call Paris Attacks ‘Terrorism’

For reasonable people, the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices and kosher supermarket in Paris were clear cases of terrorism. But apparently, not everyone who runs...

November 28, 2014 10:57 am
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Is Palestinian Terror Really Part of a Cycle of Violence?

An emerging narrative about the current outbreak of Palestinian violence - which now includes a massacre of Jewish worshipers in a Jerusalem synagogue - is...

Features

A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

World

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Draws Fire Over Holocaust Remarks

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg came under fire on Wednesday after saying that posts by Holocaust deniers should not be deleted from his social media platform. In an interview on the "Recode...

Israel

Israel’s Elbit on Hunt for More Takeovers

Israeli military electronics firm Elbit Systems, which has just completed two acquisitions in the United States and Israel, remains on the lookout for potential takeover targets in the United States...

Middle East

Pro-Assad Villages Evacuated in Deal With Syrian Insurgents

Two pro-government villages in northwestern Syria were evacuated on Thursday, state television reported, in an agreement between the Damascus government and insurgents who had laid siege to them for several...

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