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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...

Culture

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

‘Inheriting Genocide’ Unpacks How Holocaust Trauma Spans Generations

JNS.org - Does time -- even an entire generation or multiple generations --actually heal all wounds? The...

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

World

Report: Nigerian Air Force Special Forces Soldiers Receive Counter-Terroris...

A group of 150 Nigerian Air Force special forces soldiers have received counter-terrorism training from a team of Israeli military...

Israel

Israelis Protest Both in Support and Against Deportation of Illegal Migrant...

JNS.org - Israelis took to the streets over the weekend both to support and oppose the ongoing deportation of Eritrean and...

Middle East

Iran Says Damascus Suburbs Assault to Continue as Fighting Rages

Iran said pro-Damascus forces would press ahead with attacks on an insurgent enclave near the Syrian capital, as ground fighting raged on there in defiance of a UN resolution demanding...

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