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ARTICLES BY: Ben Cohen / JNS.org


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...

April 30, 2017 10:21 am
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What’s at Stake in the Sebastian Gorka Dispute

JNS.org - For much of this year, a bitter debate has raged over the character and opinions of Sebastian Gorka, who was appointed as a deputy...

April 23, 2017 8:45 am
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The American Pastor at Erdoğan’s Mercy

JNS.org - As Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan assumed near-dictatorial powers following his dubious victory in a constitutional referendum April 16, a Christian pastor from North...

April 14, 2017 12:37 pm
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From the Passover Seder to the Real World

JNS.org - At my family’s Passover seder this year, we read -- as we always do -- from the traditional Sephardic haggadah, in keeping with the customs of the Jewish...

April 7, 2017 6:56 am
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Ken Livingstone: Enabler of Evil

JNS.org - I’ve written many times about the antisemitism that continues to plague the British Labour Party -- a once noble party of both opposition and government...

February 27, 2017 7:56 am
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Difficult Questions and Contested Answers on Antisemitism

JNS.org - In his magnum opus A Lethal Obsession, the late Robert Wistrich, one of Israel’s finest scholars of Jew-hatred, elegantly summarized the character of antisemitism at...

February 17, 2017 3:05 am
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Trump-Netanyahu Meeting Shatters ‘Palestine First’ Worldview

JNS.org - The morning after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's first official meeting with President Donald Trump, multiple headlines proclaimed that the two-state solution -- whereby an independent,...

Features

Jewish Seniors Learn That ‘Love Can Happen at Any Age’

JNS.org - After her husband Jerry died, Harriet Vogel started writing letters to him. “I began doing [so] because it was therapeutic and...

‘Whitewashed’: The Sordid Story of UK Labour Party Antisemitism Laid Bare

"Just sitting in the early morning light, looking out over my beautiful garden,...

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...

World

UK Government Coalition Partner Urges Parliamentary Vote to Congratulate Is...

The parliamentary partner of Britain's ruling Conservative Party has submitted a resolution to the House of Commons congratulating Israel on...

Israel

Shin Bet Chief: Israel Has Thwarted 2,000 Terror Attacks Since 2016 Due to ...

JNS.org - The head of Israel’s Shin Bet security agency revealed on Tuesday the Jewish state has prevented about 2,000 terror attacks...

Middle East

Israel Accuses Iran of Using Star of David as Target During Ballistic Missi...

Israel accused Iran on Wednesday of using a Star of David as a target during a medium-range ballistic missile test...

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