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avatar Alissa Kaplan Michaels
Alissa Kaplan Michaels is a former hard-news journalist who has worked for ABC News, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, the Omaha World-Herald, The Des Moines Register, and The New York Times, among other outlets. She now owns a strategic communications consultancy.

ARTICLES BY: Alissa Kaplan Michaels


July 10, 2017 12:11 pm
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On Listening to Barak, an Essential Voice

Far too many of us have had a firsthand experience of Islamist terror, either in Israel or elsewhere around the globe. An even greater number...

Culture

Jewish ‘Kidney Matchmaker’ Unites New York Rabbi Donor With Needy Recipient

A Jewish "kidney matchmaker" brought together a New York rabbi and...

‘Menashe’ Presents a Rare Authentic, On-Screen Depiction of Hasidic Judaism

By Jane Hanser/JNS.org JNS.org - In the film Menashe, which debuts across America on July 28, director...

Features

CAIR Loses San Diego Schools Partnership

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) tries to have it both ways -- claiming to be a civil rights organization when...

Ex-Israeli Diplomats: US State Department Whitewashes Palestinian Incitement

JNS.org - Two prominent former Israeli diplomats are charging that the US State Department...

Former Congressman: Saudi Curriculum Used in US Still Promotes Radicalization

Saudi Arabia has made progress in ridding its school textbooks and curricula of comments...

World

Senate Rejects Obamacare Repeal Bill in Late-Night Vote

The Senate has dealt a devastating setback to Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, defeating a GOP "skinny repeal" bill early Friday morning. Sens. John McCain, Lisa Murkowski and Susan...

Israel

Palestinian Shot Dead After Trying to Stab IDF Soldiers in West Bank

A Palestinian man wielding a knife rushed at IDF soldiers at the Gush Etzion Junction in the West Bank Friday and was shot dead, the army said. “The Palestinian arrived at...

Middle East

US Says Iran Missile Test Breaches UN Security Council Resolution

Iran successfully tested a rocket that can deliver satellites into orbit, state television reported on Thursday, an action the United States said breaches a UN Security Council resolution because of...

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