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ARTICLES BY: Alex Traiman /JNS.org


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...

April 27, 2017 9:21 am
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Infighting Between Israel’s Netanyahu and Finance Minister Kahlon May Be Precursor to Early Knesset Elections

JNS.org - Infighting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the country's finance minister over tax reforms may be the precursor to early government elections. The prime...

March 28, 2017 6:35 am
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Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly sent signals that he might disband the current Likud-led government and call for...

March 1, 2017 7:28 am
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Netanyahu Focuses on Israeli Security, Drifts Away From Two-State Solution

JNS.org - For the second time in a month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu informed the leader of a major Western power that Israel will retain...

February 27, 2017 7:51 am
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US Jewish Leaders Engage Israeli Officials Amid Shifting Landscape

JNS.org - Amid a sea change in US politics and an ever-changing Middle East, Israel is once again relying on the engagement of America’s most influential Jewish communal organizations. The...

February 10, 2017 3:49 am
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Renewed Questions About Future of Settlements After Amona Evacuation

JNS.org - Israel carried out the much-discussed evacuation of the Jewish outpost of Amona last week. The controversy raised renewed questions about the future of Israeli settlements,...

Culture

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Features

NATO States and Israel Share Urban Warfare Insights

JNS.org - Representatives from 12 NATO countries recently visited Israel to take part in a first-of-its-kind conference on the challenges...

Syrian Women Seeking Medical Aid ‘Love’ Israel, See Its ‘True Face’

JNS.org - Unprecedented video footage broadcast on Israeli television on Sunday showed Syrian women and children...

Former Israeli General and Ex-State Department Official Clash Over Peace Obstacles

JNS.org - A former Israeli general and an ex-State Department official presented sharply differing views...

World

Chabad Centers to Open in Uganda, Laos, Montenegro

JNS.org – The Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic movement on Sunday announced that it will open three new centers -- in Uganda, Montenegro and Laos. The announcement was made at the annual International Conference of...

Israel

Israeli Minister Looks to Disqualify Pro-BDS Groups From National Service P...

JNS.org – Israeli Strategic Affairs and Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan on Monday sent a letter to Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel,...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Army Chief Warns of ‘Israeli Threat,’ Urges Readine...

JNS.org – Lebanon’s army chief on Tuesday warned of an “Israeli threat” and urged his soldiers to be ready for a...

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