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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

International Judo Federation Gives Iran the Chop

JNS.org - The International Judo Federation (IJF) declared on Wednesday that Iran is forbidden from participating in any future judo...

Designer Throws Bat Mitzvah-Themed Show at New York Fashion Week

A designer recently showcased her newest collection at New York Fashion Week with a bat mitzvah-themed party. Susan Korn, the creative...

Features

Bringing Young, Diverse Jews Together — Over Kugel

Simone Weichselbaum and Yossi Rosenberg decided it was time to shake things up. The best friends wanted to hold events...

Top This? Presidential Candidates Get Covered in Yiddishkeit

JNS.org - Along with giving out kipot to put on one’s head, Marc Daniels, a published author and the director...

World

German Intel: Iran Attempted to Acquire Weapons of Mass Destruction

JNS.org - Iranian academics in Germany sought to gain knowledge about nuclear proliferation in attempt by the regime to obtain weapons of mass destruction in 2018, according to a new...

Israel

China’s Jiangsu Province Sets Up Tel Aviv Innovation Center

CTech - China's Jiangsu Province has launched a Tel Aviv innovation center, the Israel-Jiangsu Center, on Wednesday, the center announced. The center is designed to host Israeli startups as well...

Middle East

Yemen’s Houthis Threaten to Attack United Arab Emirates Targets

Yemen's Houthi group said on Wednesday it had identified dozens of sites in the United Arab Emirates as possible targets, in an attempt to underscore its military clout following a...

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