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ARTICLES BY: Ariel Ben Solomon / JNS.org

September 15, 2017 1:58 pm

Israel’s Efforts to Engage Arab World Achieve Results

JNS.org - Galvanized by the common threats of Iran and Islamic extremism, Israel and Sunni Arab states have seen an unexpected warming of relations in recent years. Yet despite public and...

September 5, 2017 9:53 am

Amid Warming Trend, Incitement Hovers Over Israel’s Ties With Arab World

JNS.org - Israel admits that it maintains back-channel relations with leaders in several Arab countries. Unfortunately, the visceral hatred for Jews and/or Israel in the Arab street is...

August 14, 2017 1:14 pm

Top Israeli, American Experts Concerned About North Korean Nuclear Precedent for Iran

JNS.org – Several top Israeli and American experts on nuclear proliferation and Iran say the failure to successfully deal with North Korea sets a precedent for...

August 9, 2017 11:14 am

Is Iran Using Nuclear Deal Sanctions Relief to Fund Terrorism?

JNS.org - As the Trump administration considers its options regarding Iran, how much of Iran’s sanctions relief from the 2015 nuclear deal is funding Tehran’s support...

July 28, 2017 11:46 am

Beyond Terror: Israel’s Jewish-Arab Conflict Extends to Demography

JNS.org - As a wave of Arab terror attacks once again spreads across Israel, a much-less-discussed conflict over demography and the identity of Jewish cities is...

July 19, 2017 2:42 pm

Temple Mount Terror Attack Highlights Key Role of Israeli Druze Community

JNS.org - Last Friday’s deadly terror attack near the Temple Mount shows that Israel is at the forefront of the clash of civilizations between the Islamic world...

July 6, 2017 2:53 pm

Israeli Debate on Palestinian ‘Refugees’ Highlights Arab Failure to Help

JNS.org - While Israeli government ministers have recently dueled over the acceptance of Palestinian “refugees” into a possible future Palestinian state, experts say that the Arab...

June 26, 2017 11:58 am

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 sending messages elsewhere through its missile strike in Syria (its first missile...

June 12, 2017 3:51 pm

Amid Gulf Spat, Will Terror-funding Qatar Have to ‘Choose a Side’ in Saudi-Iranian Rivalry?

JNS.org - While the spat between Qatar and other Arab states may end up benefiting the US and Israel, experts say that Qatar finds itself at a crossroads in...

May 26, 2017 11:17 am

Why Aren’t Muslim Countries Helping the Palestinians?

JNS.org - Why aren’t Muslim countries leading givers to the Palestinian cause? That question has renewed relevance after a United Nations agency’s recent release of its list of...

May 12, 2017 1:54 pm

Hamas’ ‘Change of Heart’ Is a Political Ploy

JNS.org - Hamas recently released a policy document softening some of the terror group’s language in its founding charter, while preserving the group’s goal of destroying Israel. Policy experts...

May 4, 2017 2:25 am

As PA’s Abbas Meets Trump, Regional Dynamics Play Out in Israel’s Favor

JNS.org - As President Donald Trump and Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas met on Wednesday, experts said the US-Israel relationship and the Middle East’s regional dynamics were...

April 16, 2017 1:00 pm

Will the World Come Around to Israeli Public Opinion on Palestinian Statehood?

JNS.org - While the international community clings to visions of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Israeli public opinion is unified in asserting that the establishment...

March 31, 2017 6:53 am

Is Iran a Paper Tiger?

JNS.org - Iranian officials often boast about their military technology and their ability to destroy Israel. But are these claims accurate? Iran’s military is in much worse...


New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...


The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...


Brutal Murder of French Jewish Pensioner Sarah Halimi Motivated by ‘A...

French Jews have cautiously welcomed the decision of the Paris public prosecutors' office to recognize the murder of Sarah Halimi...


Netanyahu Delays Settlement Planning Committee Meeting Ahead of Greenblatt ...

JNS.org - Ahead of the arrival of Jason Greenblatt, the Trump administration’s international negotiations representative, in the Middle East this week,...

Middle East

Saudi Newspaper: ‘No Lasting Peace Can Exclude Hamas and its Supporte...

Despite an all-time low in relations between the Riyadh government and the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas, a leading Saudi newspaper has...