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ARTICLES BY: Ben Cohen / JNS.org

June 21, 2020 4:32 am

America, Israel, and Original Sin

JNS.org - In one corner, you have the features of universal liberty: freedom of conscience, a free press, the right to own property, the right...

June 15, 2020 4:55 am

Nazi Headstones and Confederate Statues Should Be Treated the Same

JNS.org - The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) agreed recently to the removal of a small number of headstones in US military cemeteries that...

June 7, 2020 5:44 am

‘Get Your Knee Off Our Necks’: Jews and the New Civil-Rights Movement

JNS.org - Fighting racism doesn’t necessarily mean fighting antisemitism. Fighting racism can sometimes involve elements of antisemitism. And fighting antisemitism can sometimes lead to accusations...

May 31, 2020 1:56 am

Iran and Venezuela: The Unshakable Alliance

JNS.org - In terms of putting on a spectacle, the current crop of leaders in Iran and Venezuela are a pale imitation of the situation...

May 24, 2020 7:18 am

Suddenly, Human Rights Watch Discovers Antisemitism

JNS.org - The drumbeat of antisemitism has grown louder and more assured over the last two decades. Yet it’s only with the resurgence of far-right...

April 26, 2020 6:19 am

The Return of Populist Antisemitism

JNS.org - To the lexicon of new terminology introduced by the coronavirus pandemic, we can add the latest entry: “Zoombombing,” or the practice of hijacking...

April 20, 2020 7:05 am

China’s Hallowed Status at the United Nations Human Rights Council

JNS.org - If you are looking for an international institution that brazenly fawns over the world’s most despotic regimes regardless of how low they might...

April 12, 2020 6:53 am

Jeremy Corbyn in Historical Perspective

JNS.org - The era of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of the opposition Labour Party in the United Kingdom mercifully came to an end last week, with...

March 22, 2020 7:49 am

Lies, Transparency, and Pandemics

JNS.org - Has the world ever been this perfectly synchronized? Whether you wake up in an isolated hamlet in one part of the globe or...

March 15, 2020 7:38 am

‘Rebranding’ BDS on the African Continent

JNS.org - The BDS movement, whose goal is for rest of the world to quarantine the State of Israel as though it were the coronavirus,...

March 10, 2020 4:52 am

What’s Changed Since the ‘Black Death’?

JNS.org - The numbers are rolling in, and they make for grim reading. In four European countries with significant Jewish communities -- France, Germany, the...

March 1, 2020 6:05 am

The Vatican Opens Its Wartime Archive

JNS.org - One of the most persistent and controversial debates about the history of World War II concerns the role of the Catholic Church during...

February 25, 2020 9:35 am

J’Accuse! Our Dreyfus and Theirs

JNS.org - Two months after its shellacking in the United Kingdom’s general elections, the Labour Party continues to remind British voters of why they chose...

February 13, 2020 5:30 am

Breaking Down the UNHRC Blacklist

JNS.org - In the halls of the United Nations, they’re calling it a “database,” but it’s more commonly and accurately known as a “blacklist.” It’s...


Netflix Airs Anne Frank Documentary That Also Features Stories of Holocaust Survivors

A documentary titled “#Anne Frank — Parallel Stories” began streaming on Netflix this...


The Overnight Camp Summer That Wasn’t

JNS.org - Dahlia Jones was looking forward to this summer. For six years, she’s been attending Eisner Camp, and this...

Jewish Day Schools Adapt to COVID-19

JNS.org - On a recent June night, 25 people, primarily young children, sat on their couches and watched as a...


Judea Pearl Among Recipients of Carnegie Corporation’s 2020 Great Imm...

Israeli-American scientist Judea Pearl and acclaimed Jewish-American graphic novelist Art Spiegelman were among those recently named as 2020 Great Immigrants by the...


Israeli Autonomous Vehicle Startup VayaVision Acquired by Canada’s Leddar...

CTech - Canadian company LeddarTech announced Tuesday it has acquired Israeli automotive company VayaVision Sensing. The financial terms of the...

Middle East

Currency Crisis Impoverishes Iranians, Strains Economic Defenses

Desperate to afford her daughter's overseas university fees, 58-year-old retired Iranian teacher Maryam Hosseini withdrew all her savings from the bank to buy US dollars. It was not enough. With three...


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