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ARTICLES BY: Alex Traiman /JNS.org


April 23, 2018 2:28 pm
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And The Award for Best Performance Goes to…Natalie Portman

JNS.org – And the award for best performance by a non-supporting actor goes to ... Natalie Portman. In a 70th-anniversary present to the State of Israel, Portman...

March 28, 2018 2:27 pm
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Israeli Security Cabinet Member Warns of Further Iranian Aggression in the Mideast

JNS.org - For years, Israel has been grappling with a new reality in the Middle East in which Iran has increasingly emerged as an ambitious and aggressive...

March 23, 2018 1:39 pm
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Upcoming Address by Jimmy Carter at Liberty U. Raises Concern Among Christian Israel Supporters

JNS.org – Just days after US President Donald Trump is scheduled to inaugurate America’s embassy to Israel in Jerusalem on May 14, a former president with...

March 7, 2018 2:03 pm
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Israeli Supreme Court Turnover: A ‘Win-Win’ for the Public and for Policy

JNS.org - Rising political star Ayelet Shaked just confirmed the fifth and sixth Israeli Supreme Court justices in her short tenure as justice minister. In a historical...

March 7, 2018 10:54 am
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On AIPAC Sidelines, Israeli Ministers Express Support for Settlements

JNS.org - On the margins of the AIPAC policy conference in Washington, D.C., more than 300 conference attendees gathered at the prestigious Sixth & I Historic...

February 20, 2018 11:17 am
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Delegation of American Jewish Leaders Visits UAE, Hoping for Results

JNS.org - A large delegation of American Jewish leaders recently spent two days in the United Arab Emirates -- in search of moderate Arab counterparts to fight...

February 19, 2018 11:38 am
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Knesset Caucus Celebrates ‘Faith-Based Diplomacy’ to Honor Christian Allies

JNS.org - Members of the Knesset celebrated the role of “faith-based diplomacy” in President Trump’s recent announcement to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel...

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...

Culture

Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Films Video Onstage During Israel Concert

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter filmed a video onstage during his band's live concert...

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

World

Students, Activists Disrupt Talk by Israeli Ambassador at Syracuse Universi...

Some 20 protesters disrupted a speech by an Israeli ambassador at Syracuse University in New York on Tuesday, raising concerns...

Israel

Top Hamas Official Warns: Gaza Border Protests Will Continue After May 15

A top Hamas official warned on Wednesday that the ongoing Gaza border demonstrations -- expected to reach their peak on May 15, known as "Nakba Day" by the Palestinians --...

Middle East

Lieberman: Israel Will Hit Tehran if Iran Attacks Tel Aviv

Israel would retaliate against any Iranian attack on Tel Aviv by striking Tehran, Israel's defense minister said in remarks published on Thursday. The comments by Avigdor Lieberman were an unusually explicit Israeli...

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