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ARTICLES BY: Ben Cohen / JNS.org


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,...

February 10, 2017 4:30 am
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What Maimonides Teaches Us About Trump

JNS.org - If anyone can be said to have discovered the formula for a world without evil, that accolade belongs to the great medieval Jewish philosopher...

February 3, 2017 6:05 am
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At Last, A Real Threat

JNS.org - I will admit that this sounds perverse, but Iran's recent ballistic missile test was good news in one important sense. Let me explain. Just more...

January 27, 2017 3:35 am
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Canada’s New Immigration Minister and the Difference Between Islam and Islamists

JNS.org - He came to Canada as a 16-year-old refugee from Somalia. He’s highly regarded across the Canadian political spectrum. He was just appointed to be...

January 20, 2017 6:07 am
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Confronting the Politicization of the Holocaust

JNS.org - About a month ago, I wrote in this column about a group of British animal rights activists who employed Nazi imagery in a vicious...

January 15, 2017 7:09 am
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Why the Palestinian Issue Won’t Disappear

JNS.org - It's been clear for a long time that there is little difference between the character of terrorist attacks in Israel and those in the...

Features

Abbas Honors Terrorists Ahead of Trump Visit

The Palestinian Authority (PA) honored two terrorists this month in the lead up to President Donald Trump's visit with PA...

US Veterans in Israel: Memorial Day Profiles in Courage and Healing (Part Two)

JNS.org - According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 20 veterans commit suicide across...

World

ADL Rejects Anti-Israel Activist Linda Sarsour Over BDS, Upholds Her ‘...

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) issued a sharp rejection on Thursday of the pro-BDS positions advocated by Linda Sarsour – the...

Israel

Netanyahu Presented With Plan to Transfer Some Eastern Jerusalem Neighborho...

JNS.org - Knesset member Dr. Anat Berko (Likud) has presented Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with a plan to separate some...

Middle East

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Defies Trump Over Iran’s Middle East ...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov directly challenged US President Donald Trump's tough stance on Iran this week during a briefing...

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