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ARTICLES BY: Ben Cohen / JNS.org


August 18, 2017 4:12 pm
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Let’s Talk About Sex: The Aftermath of Charlottesville

JNS.org - The scene is Paris in the late 19th century. At a glittering ball, a handful of eligible gentilhommes eagerly circled the charming Comtesse de La Rochefoucauld -- something...

August 4, 2017 1:03 pm
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Trump’s Foreign Policy: The Light and the Darkness

JNS.org - As much as President Donald Trump enjoys taking a metaphorical sledgehammer to even the merest of slights against him, there is no reason to...

July 21, 2017 2:41 pm
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The Fable of George Soros

JNS.org – George Soros, the Hungarian-American billionaire, has all the makings of a character in a Hasidic fable. Here is a man distrusted by many of his...

July 17, 2017 2:06 pm
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A BDS Lesson from Tunisia

JNS.org - To get a sense of what really lies beneath the campaign to boycott Israel -- which is about much more than just boycotting Israel -- it can be...

July 10, 2017 4:56 pm
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The Joy of Israel and India, Together at Last

JNS.org - Israel’s defenders in America should take great pleasure from the success of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s historic visit to the Jewish state last...

July 4, 2017 11:01 am
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A Jewish Version of Intersectionality

JNS.org - Whatever else is said these days about antisemitism, it remains the case that being accused of it is a surefire way of gaining name...

June 23, 2017 11:56 am
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Welcome to the Shia Corridor

JNS.org - If you haven’t encountered the term “Shia corridor” yet, chances are that you will in the coming weeks, particularly if the ongoing confrontation between...

June 15, 2017 10:12 am
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Corbyn Didn’t Win, So British Jews Shouldn’t Give Up on Labour

JNS.org - For me, the main takeaway from the British election on June 8 was that Jeremy Corbyn, the far-left leader of the opposition Labour party,...

June 9, 2017 11:33 am
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Our Friends in the Gulf

JNS.org - Gamal Abdel Nasser and Osama bin Laden must be turning in their graves. The decision by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain...

June 2, 2017 11:21 am
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Alberto Nisman and Sarah Halimi: Shared Fate of 2 Very Different Jews

JNS.org - This is a story about the shared fate of two quite different Jews. They were separated from each other by continents and oceans. His native...

May 26, 2017 12:03 pm
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From Greeley, Colorado to Manchester, England

JNS.org - For those -- like me -- who’d never really given any thought to singer Ariana Grande before the terrorist atrocity at her concert in Manchester, it took a...

May 19, 2017 1:55 pm
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Despite Trump’s Israel Missteps, There Are Opportunities for Mideast Peace

JNS.org - By any standards, it was an extraordinary week for US-Israel relations -- and that's before President Donald Trump even arrived in Israel for his official visit. It...

May 12, 2017 12:17 pm
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The Drumbeat Against Jewish Ritual in Europe Sounds Once More

JNS.org - This past week, Jewish ritual observance came under attack in both Belgium and Norway. While there is nothing suggesting that the respective moves against...

May 5, 2017 12:53 pm
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Can Trump Survive Abbas?

JNS.org - Donald Trump was something of a motivational speaker when he welcomed Mahmoud Abbas, the gerontocrat at the helm of the Palestinian Authority (PA) for the last...

Culture

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Israeli Study Says Using Emojis in Work Emails Conveys Incompetence

JNS.org – A joint study conducted by researchers from Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the...

Features

Despite Zionist Presence, Israel Bashing Upstages Women’s Rights at SlutWalk Chicago

Last weekend, approximately 150 progressive activists attended the annual SlutWalk Chicago....

Israel Hopes for High Profits as Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Exports

JNS.org - Israeli companies and the Israeli government itself stand to earn large profits from...

Future Soldiers Leave ‘Comfort’ of North America to Defend Israel

JNS.org - Dozens of future IDF soldiers from North America immigrated to Israel this...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: No Room for Equivalency When It Comes to Condem...

When it comes to condemning neo-Nazis, the KKK and other far-right groups, there is “no room for equivalency,” the editor-in-chief...

Israel

Manchester United Next? Israeli Soccer Champions Hapoel Beer Sheva Edge Clo...

Israeli soccer champions Hapoel Beer Sheva moved one step closer to the prestigious UEFA Champions League this week -- holding...

Middle East

After Syria Strains, Hamas Is Once Again Eager for Iran’s Embrace, Sa...

A chastened Hamas is eagerly seeking to restore its frayed relations with the Iranian regime, now that the regional balance...

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