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ARTICLES BY: Ben Cohen / JNS.org


July 16, 2018 11:30 am
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The Irish Senate’s ‘Boycott Israel’ Debate

JNS.org - Reading the transcript of the debate that took place in the Irish Senate on July 11 before that body voted 25-20 to criminalize commercial relations with...

July 8, 2018 11:34 am
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Denmark Confronts Islamism and Integration

JNS.org - Imam Mundhir Abdallah is a good example of the dilemmas that have confronted politicians in Denmark in their response to Islamist extremism among the country’s...

July 2, 2018 11:23 am
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Polish-Jewish Relations Step Back From the Brink

JNS.org - Poland has taken the welcome step of removing the most objectionable part of its legislation governing the commemoration of the Nazi and Communist eras....

June 25, 2018 8:36 am
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What Macedonia and Israel Have in Common

JNS.org - Barely noticed outside of the Balkans, one of the world’s most intractable diplomatic disputes was finally resolved this month. The parties are Greece...

June 18, 2018 7:14 am
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Trump, Kim, and the ‘Good Citizen’

JNS.org - One of the many memorable scenes in The Lives of Others -- an exemplary German movie whose plot centers on the Stasi secret police...

June 8, 2018 12:58 pm
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Why a Soccer Hooligan Is Smiling

JNS.org - Jibril Rajoub is many things: a convicted terrorist, a former West Bank security chief, a former confidante of the late Yasser Arafat, and now...

June 4, 2018 8:28 am
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‘Nakba,’ ‘Naksa’ … Nowhere

JNS.org - When it comes to the Palestinian “original sin” theory of Israel’s creation, there are two key milestones: the flight of approximately 750,000 Arab refugees...

May 25, 2018 1:09 pm
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Behind Erdogan’s Boycott Threat Against Israel

JNS.org - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in the midst of one of his periodic bouts of Israel-hatred, lashing out at the Jewish state and...

May 22, 2018 7:29 am
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Another Leading Iranian Export? Religious Persecution

JNS.org - In a welcome statement issued this week, the US State Department drew attention to the continuing persecution of the small Baha’i religious minority in...

May 14, 2018 11:04 am
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‘Trump’s War’ on Iran Isn’t Coming

JNS.org - A few hours after US President Donald Trump announced on May 8 that the United States had exited the Iran nuclear deal, the doyenne of...

May 7, 2018 9:37 am
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Time to Abandon the ‘Original Sin’ Theory

JNS.org - As welcome as the remarkably diverse condemnations of Mahmoud Abbas’ latest antisemitic speech have been over the last few days -- with UNESCO’s new director-general, The New York...

April 29, 2018 5:11 pm
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‘Anti-Zionist and Jew:’ Behind Jeremy Corbyn’s Apology

JNS.org - “I refuse to characterize as opinion,” wrote Jean-Paul Sartre in Anti-Semite and Jew, “a doctrine that is aimed directly at particular persons and that seeks...

April 20, 2018 11:52 am
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Israel and Russia: A Complicated History

JNS.org - Amid all the diplomatic maneuverings in the months that led up to the creation of the State of Israel 70 years ago, none are...

April 18, 2018 8:34 am
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The Warsaw Ghetto: The Epitome of Rightful Resistance

JNS.org - It’s hard to say for sure whether the following fable was really told in the Warsaw Ghetto, but it’s grimly funny enough to warrant...

Features

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

Senior US Police and Public Safety Officials Boost Skills in Israel

JNS.org - After two intensive weeks of public-safety leadership training with Israel’s top police...

World

Austrian Jewish Leader Says Proposed Kosher Meat Restrictions Are Reminisce...

The head of Vienna's Jewish community has compared a proposal that would require Jews to register with the government in order...

Israel

US Jewish Leaders Call for Global Condemnation of Hamas for ‘Eco-Terr...

Hamas must be castigated globally for the kite bomb and incendiary balloon attacks it has been conducting against Israel in...

Middle East

Turkish Court Rules to Keep US Pastor in Jail as Trial Continues

A Turkish court ruled on Wednesday to keep an American pastor in jail during his trial on terrorism and spying charges, a case that has deepened a rift between the...

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