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ARTICLES BY: Alina Dain Sharon and Sean Savage / JNS.org

July 29, 2016 4:22 am

Tim Kaine on Israel, Iran and Terror

JNS.org - In the aftermath of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s selection of Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate, Democratic contender Hillary Clinton tapped...

June 30, 2016 4:34 am

As Israel-Turkey Deal Moves Closer to Reality, What Does It Mean?

JNS.org - After months of speculation that a reconciliation deal was imminent, Israel and Turkey have agreed to normalize diplomatic ties following a six-year rift in...

February 15, 2016 3:33 am

Ohio Jews Admire John Kasich, But Will His ‘Moderate’ Tack Resonate Nationally?

JNS.org - “The upright path is the middle path of all the qualities known to man.” Those are the words of the Jewish sage Maimonides. They...

September 2, 2015 9:44 am

As US Robustly Debates Iran Deal, Western Europe Exhibits ‘Fatigue’

JNS.org - The Iran nuclear deal has dominated the foreign policy debate in the U.S. this summer, with Congress in the midst of a 60-day period...

August 14, 2015 10:08 am

Beyond Hamas: Iran Also Has Ties to Palestinian Authority

JNS.org - While Iran’s funding of the Palestinian terror group Hamas is well-documented, the Islamic Republic’s relationship with the Palestinian Authority (PA) is less frequently discussed....

July 17, 2015 8:02 am

Following the Money: How Iran Deal’s Sanctions Relief Will Fund Terror

JNS.org - Beyond the recently reached nuclear deal’s implications for Iran’s nuclear program itself, much of the fear about the agreement centers on how the substantial...

June 14, 2015 7:31 am

Will Erdogan’s Election Setback Mean Improved Relations With Israel?

JNS.org - A political upheaval is seemingly underway in Turkey, as the rule of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan experienced a significant setback in the country’s June...

November 11, 2014 11:30 am

Expanding Conferences Help FSU Jews Gain Mainstream Communal Acceptance

JNS.org - An American Jewish astronaut who learned to speak Russian while training with cosmonauts walks into a lecture hall filled with Russian-American Jews....

October 3, 2014 10:11 am

Yom Kippur Not Yet an Official U.N. Holiday, But Might be Next Year

JNS.org - The holiest day on the Jewish calendar isn't among the 10 holiest days on the United Nations calendar. But Israel and many...

September 23, 2014 7:34 am

Taking on the Terror Trio: Israel’s Strategy vs. Hamas, Hezbollah, Islamic State

JNS.org - Following Israel's Operation Protective Edge this summer, Hamas continues to control the Gaza Strip and openly considers any truce with Israel as...

April 30, 2014 6:23 pm

J Street Rejected by American Jewish Umbrella Group in ‘Big Tent’ Litmus Test

JNS.org - In what many observers will see as the de facto expression of mainstream U.S. Jewry's outlook on J Street, members of the...

March 10, 2014 1:36 pm

IDF Seizure of Gaza-Bound Missiles Sheds Light on Non-Nuclear Elements of Iran’s Strategy

JNS.org - While much international attention continues to focus on the Iranian nuclear program and diplomatic efforts to address it, the Israeli Navy's...

October 10, 2013 10:33 am

What Russia’s Mideast Rise Means for Israel

JNS.org - Fresh off brokering a deal to place Syrian chemical weapons under international control, Russia has reasserted itself as a Middle East power...


Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Ranked Most Popular Celebrity on Social Media

JNS.org - Israeli actress and “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot was ranked first on...

NBA’s Indiana Pacers Draft Israeli-Born Player T.J. Leaf in First Round

JNS.org - The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Indiana Pacers on Thursday became the second...


Unpacking the Message of Iran’s Missile Strike Against Islamic State

JNS.org - While Iran routinely threatens Israel, experts say that the Islamic Republic was...

Israel’s Recent Response to Syrian Mortars Deemed ‘Old Policy’

JNS.org - Mortar shells fired from Syria into the Israeli Golan Heights on Saturday...

Will Palestinian Energy Feud Spark Surge in Violence Against Israel?

JNS.org - The long-running feud between Hamas and Fatah has led to a deepening...


Major Documentary on UK Labour Party Antisemitism Premieres in London

Some of the UK's leading Jewish intellectuals gathered with Labour Party parliamentarians at London's JW3 Jewish community center on Monday night for the public launch of a major documentary on...


Israel’s Ivy League Graduates Hold 10th Annual Yacht Race

JNS.org - About 100 graduates from the world’s top universities participated in Israel’s 10th annual Ivy League Yacht Race last week in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Herzliya. Hosted by...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Approves Deal to Hand Over Strategic Red Sea Islands to Saud...

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ratified a treaty that hands over two strategic islands in the Red Sea to...