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ARTICLES BY: Alex Traiman /JNS.org


January 10, 2017 7:22 am
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Jerusalem Truck-Ramming Attack Draws Comparisons to Nice, Berlin and 9/11

JNS.org - A Palestinian driver rammed a truck into a crowd of Israeli soldiers on Sunday at the scenic Haas Promenade, overlooking Jerusalem’s Old City. The...

December 26, 2016 2:04 pm
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Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem: ‘World War III’ or a Simple ‘Reality Check’?

JNS.org -- The incoming Donald Trump administration’s stated intention to move America’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has been met with a Palestinian reaction,...

December 21, 2016 7:10 am
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Amona Residents Accept Compromise; ‘Rule of Law’ Prevails in Israeli Settlement Dispute

JNS.org -- Residents of the West Bank settlement of Amona agreed to a last-minute government proposal to shift the community to an adjacent plot of...

November 23, 2016 11:16 am
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Israeli Bill Sparks Debate About Mosques’ Calls to Prayer

JNS.org -- A controversial bill to limit the volume of Muslim calls to prayer from mosques across Israel pits freedom of religious expression against the right to...

November 8, 2016 1:51 am
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Settlement or Outpost? ‘Bureaucratic’ Distinction Draws Israeli, Global Scrutiny

JNS.org - Demolition orders for a West Bank Jewish community, plans to build a replacement for that community, and proposed legislation that would legalize more Israeli...

October 10, 2016 10:19 am
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Debating 98 New Homes: The US-Israel Settlement Tensions

JNS.org -- Israel's newly approved plan to build 98 homes in the Shiloh Valley, in northern Samaria, has renewed longstanding tensions between President Barack Obama and...

July 11, 2016 9:21 am
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Netanyahu’s Multi-Nation Trip Marks ‘Overdue’ Step in Israel-Africa Relations

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took a historic multi-nation trip to Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, and Ethiopia this week, stressing the importance of improved diplomatic...

July 5, 2016 6:23 am
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Palestinian Water Shortages and Israel’s Water Supply: Behind the Headlines

JNS.org - Highly publicized severe water shortages in Palestinian villages in the northern West Bank have caused tens of thousands of local residents to suffer without...

June 26, 2016 5:45 am
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UK’s Historic ‘Brexit’ Vote Leaves Israel Pondering Policy and Trade Implications

JNS.org - In a historic referendum on Friday, the United Kingdom voted to leave the 28-nation European Union (EU), sending shockwaves throughout Europe and the international...

June 20, 2016 3:03 am
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Orlando and Tel Aviv Shootings Highlight American-Israeli Dichotomy on Guns

JNS.org - In a span of less than a week, deadly shooting sprees at the hands of gunmen affiliated with Islamic terror movements rocked Orlando and...

October 22, 2015 7:09 am
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Israeli Holy Sites Under Fire as Religious and Political Terrorism Collide

JNS.org - Operating on a parallel track to the wave of Palestinian terrorist attacks on Israeli civilians and security personnel, a physical and diplomatic war against...

October 14, 2015 6:48 am
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Oslo Boomers: Palestinians Born After 1993 Accords Set a Teen Terror Trend

JNS.org - In 1993, Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization signed the Oslo Accords in the hopes of reaching a final status peace agreement within five...

February 13, 2015 10:29 am
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Unpacking the ‘High-Stakes Game’ of Netanyahu’s Congress Speech

JNS.org - While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that he remains "determined" to give his March 3 address before a joint session...

January 29, 2015 12:50 pm
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Hezbollah Attack on Israel Seen as Part of ‘Iranian Project’ on Syria Terror Base

JNS.org - Who was behind Wednesday's attack on northern Israel that killed two Israeli soldiers and wounded seven others? The easy answer...

Culture

Ivanka Trump Shares Snapshot of Kosher Inauguration Cake Featuring Mini Donald

President-elect Donald Trump's Jewish daughter, Ivanka, posted a picture on Instagram of a...

Why ‘Fauda’ Is One of the Best TV Shows You’ll Ever See

A show about terrorism should be explosive. Too often, stereotypical characters, cardboard dialogue and absurd plot twists turn what should be...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

Palestinian-American Columbia Professor Rashid Khalidi: Pro-Israel Figures ...

Pro-Israel figures will “infest” President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, a Palestinian-American Columbia University professor and notorious critic of the Jewish state...

Israel

Ministers to Discuss Israeli Sovereignty Over Ma’ale Adumim

JNS.org -- Plans are underway to officially present a bill that would apply Israeli sovereignty to the large east Jerusalem settlement of Ma'ale Adumim, leaders of the Knesset's Land of Israel lobby...

Middle East

Iranian President Calls Trump’s Vow to Rip Up Nuclear Deal ‘Empty Talk...

JNS.org -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that US President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to dismantle the nuclear deal between Iran and world...

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