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avatar Alex Margolin
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

Israeli-German Spat Highlights Europe’s Funding of BDS and Terror

JNS.org - A diplomatic spat between Israel and Germany has provided a prominent platform...

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

World

Dozens of Pro-Israel Groups Call on Tufts President to Take Action After BD...

Forty-five pro-Israel organizations signed a letter that was sent on Thursday to the president of Tufts University demanding that action...

Israel

At 69, Israel’s Population Stands at 8.68 Million

JNS.org - Israel has approximately 8.68 million residents, the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics reported on Thursday, ahead of the country’s 69th Independence Day next week. The number includes 6.48 million Jewish residents, accounting for 74.7 percent...

Middle East

Islamic Cleric Favored by PA President Abbas: Israel Waging War on Muslims ...

Israel is waging war on Muslims with drugs and "sex mania," a leading Islamic cleric in the Palestinian Authority alleged during...

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