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ARTICLES BY: Ben Cohen / JNS.org


January 14, 2019 9:23 am
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Don’t Forget the Maduro Regime in Venezuela

JNS.org - If I had to pick the most repugnant image of 2018, it would hands down be the video from last September featuring the Venezuelan...

January 6, 2019 10:32 am
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‘Sand and Death’ or Opportunity Knocks?

“Sand and death.” With a phrase that sounded strangely poetic, US President Donald Trump prophesied what lies ahead for the armed forces of the United...

December 30, 2018 9:35 am
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How to Teach the Holocaust Going Forward

JNS.org - Imagine that you are a Jewish doctor in a Nazi concentration camp. About 100 of your fellow inmates suffer from diabetes, and you...

December 16, 2018 7:18 pm
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Oh, Eno! The Folly of Boycotts

JNS.org - The battle over the cultural boycott of Israel involving two of the most seminal rock musicians of the last half-century continued in earnest...

December 13, 2018 8:59 am
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The Pompeo Doctrine

JNS.org - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a rare speech last week on the overall strategic vision of the United States 30 years after...

December 3, 2018 8:37 am
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Silent Majority Needs Encouragement in Fight Against Antisemitism

JNS.org - For anyone unaware of Europe’s antisemitism problem, CNN’s “Anti-Semitism in Europe Poll 2018,” released this week, would have made for grim reading on many levels. Polling...

November 28, 2018 11:21 am
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On the Yazidi Genocide, a Bad Day for the Knesset

JNS.org - Something rather unexpected and disturbing occurred in the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, on November 21. A bill recognizing the 2014 slaughter of the Yazidi...

November 21, 2018 10:35 am
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Putin Plays With the Holocaust

JNS.org - Back in January, the unlikely figure of Paddington Bear -- the cuddly, bright-eyed cub much adored by young children down the years --...

November 11, 2018 11:04 am
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From Bosnia to the World: Bernard-Henri Lévy’s Latest Jewish Reflections

JNS.org - In the summer of 1993, I found myself at one of the most unsettling dinner engagements that I have yet experienced. I was...

November 5, 2018 11:20 am
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‘Antisemitism Upholds White Supremacy’

JNS.org - On a sunny afternoon last Tuesday in Pittsburgh, about 200 demonstrators gathered outside the JCC in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood, a short distance...

October 28, 2018 6:53 pm
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Robert Faurisson: The Liar and His Legacy

JNS.org - “He will lie, sir, with such volubility, that you would think truth were a fool,” opines one character about another in William Shakespeare’s...

October 22, 2018 9:14 am
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The Connection Between the World War I Armistice and Kristallnacht

JNS.org - Two grimly sobering anniversaries fall in November. On the 9th and 10th, we will mark the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht -- the orgy...

October 14, 2018 11:22 am
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‘Our Struggle Is My Struggle’: The Dangers of Grievance Studies

JNS.org - The world of academia has been riveted by the full account of an elaborate hoax that resulted in several high-profile academic journals publishing...

October 7, 2018 6:32 pm
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Yahya Sinwar Explains How Hamas Hasn’t Changed

JNS.org - In the weeks since footage emerged of British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn insinuating that native-born British Jews have a feeble grasp of...

Features

Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

In New Initiative, Yad Vashem Tackles 21st Century Antisemitism

JNS.org - It is American teachers like Lori Fulton who, with their commitment to Holocaust education, are poised to be...

World

Trump Missile Defense Review Calls North Korea ‘Extraordinary Threat&...

President Donald Trump unveiled a revamped US missile defense strategy on Thursday that called North Korea an ongoing and "extraordinary threat," seven months...

Israel

Israeli Navy Rescues French Sailor Stranded in Mediterranean Sea

A French sailor stranded in the Mediterranean Sea was saved on Thursday night by the Israeli Navy, the IDF said. In a tweet on Friday, the Israeli military noted the sailor -- whose...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Calls for Syria’s Return to Arab Lea...

Lebanon's Caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil called on Friday for reinstating Syria into the Arab League. "Syria should return to us ... Syria...

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