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ARTICLES BY: Alex Traiman /JNS.org


February 8, 2018 8:51 am
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Legal Summit in Jerusalem Tackles International BDS Efforts

JNS.org - Top legal experts recently gathered in Jerusalem for a three-day summit focused on countering a global delegitimization campaign against Israel. The first-ever Legal Network Initiative was...

December 26, 2017 12:04 pm
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Pipeline Puzzle: Who Will Consume Israel’s Natural Gas?

JNS.org - By 2019, Israel’s large Leviathan natural gas field is expected to transform a once resource-poor developing economy into a major energy exporter. Yet for...

December 6, 2017 1:11 pm
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Israel Joins USAID Effort in Africa, Further Bolstering Ties

JNS.org - In a strategic win-win-win for the US, Israel and Africa, the Jewish state has been welcomed into a multi-billion-dollar initiative that aims to dramatically...

November 28, 2017 1:54 pm
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Tzipi Hotovely’s Comments Highlight Underbelly of Mistrust Between US Jews and Israel

JNS.org - Controversial remarks made last week by Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely -- that American Jewry is out of touch with the daily realities of life...

November 23, 2017 12:03 pm
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Israeli-American Group Seeks to Be ‘Glue,’ Not ‘Wedge,’ for US Jewry

JNS.org - As Jewish communal organizations throughout the US  struggle to maintain membership levels and hefty annual budgets, a rapidly growing group with the energy of...

October 22, 2017 1:22 pm
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Israeli Government Cultivates Allies at First Christian Media Summit

JNS.org - Recognizing that it's easier to communicate with journalists who are prone to be supporters of Israel than those with a perceived anti-Israel bias, the Israeli government recently offered Christian media professionals...

August 11, 2017 3:49 pm
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Rising Star Ayelet Shaked Discusses the Future of Israel

JNS.org - Earlier this month, Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked -- a rising star in the Jewish state’s political landscape -- was named as Forbes Israel’s “Woman of the Year.” Shaked...

August 3, 2017 1:55 pm
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Will Jewish Visits to the Temple Mount Be Pretext for More Attacks?

JNS.org - The Temple Mount -- a site of significance to the world’s three major monotheistic religions of Judaism, Islam and Christianity -- remains in the middle of a geopolitical...

July 18, 2017 1:21 pm
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Israel Says New Temple Mount Security Aims to Prevent ‘Apocalypse Between Islam and Judaism’

JNS.org - The Israeli government has reopened the Temple Mount complex to Muslims and members of other faiths, with strict new security measures. The latest changes...

July 4, 2017 10:33 am
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UNESCO’s Cave of the Patriarchs Measure Is Latest Example of ‘Narrative Warfare’ Against Israel, Experts Say

JNS.org - According to legal experts, an upcoming vote by UNESCO on whether to declare Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs to be an endangered Palestinian heritage site...

June 15, 2017 10:24 am
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Israel Balances US Peace Push With Goal of Bolstering Settlements

JNS.org - Following recent commemorations around the world marking the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War, the Israeli government is pledging to strengthen the Jewish settlement enterprise...

June 9, 2017 1:25 pm
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Will Twin Terror Attacks Threaten Stability in Iran?

JNS.org -- The world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism got a taste of its own medicine on June 7, when twin terror attacks struck prominent Iranian institutions....

May 11, 2017 2:27 pm
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In Reunified Jerusalem, Conflict Is a Constant Feature

JNS.org - Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat has navigated numerous conflicts, while simultaneously supervising the rapid growth of residential neighborhoods, commercial centers, parks and transportation infrastructure during...

May 4, 2017 11:50 am
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For Israelis, Memorial Day is Personal

JNS.org - Israel and the US share many values and traditions, including holding national days of commemoration for fallen soldiers. Yet there are sharp cultural differences...

Culture

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared...

Paul McCartney Wins Israel’s Prestigious Wolf Prize

JNS.org - Famed singer-songwriter and former Beatles bass guitarist Paul McCartney was announced as one of this year’s nine recipients of...

Features

Couples Who Save Lives Together Form Lasting Bonds

JNS.org - While matchmaking is not something often considered a priority in the world of emergency medical services, a good number...

Federal Judge Strikes CAIR-Hamas Reference From San Diego Lawsuit

On Monday, a Federal judge partially granted a motion by San Diego's Unified School District (SDUSD) to strike references to the Council on American Islamic Relations'...

N.Y. Times Hires Friend of a Neo-Nazi, Then Backs Down

The New York Times hired a new editorial board member who turned out to be the “friend” of someone she...

World

Israel’s Netanyahu Condemns Polish PM for ‘Jewish Perpetrators&...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned his Polish counterpart on Saturday for saying Jews were perpetrators in World War Two...

Israel

Four Israeli Soldiers Wounded in Gaza Border Explosion

An explosive device wounded four Israeli soldiers, two severely, near the border fence with the Gaza Strip on Saturday, spurring Israeli air strikes later in the day against Palestinian terrorist...

Middle East

Lebanon Speaker: US Proposal on Lebanon-Israel Disputed Waters ‘Unacc...

Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Friday that US proposals regarding the disputed Lebanon-Israel maritime border were "unacceptable," state...

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