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Benjamin Kerstein is a Tel Aviv-based writer and editor.

ARTICLES BY: Benjamin Kerstein


August 11, 2017 5:01 pm
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Roger Waters: Orders Not to Discuss Israel in US Media ‘Came From Above’

Former Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters intimated this week that a pro-Israel conspiracy controls what can be said about the Jewish state in the US...

August 11, 2017 1:53 pm
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New Progressive Zionist Movement Plans to March in This Weekend’s Chicago’s SlutWalk

In an exclusive interview with The Algemeiner on Friday, activist Amanda Berman discussed her new progressive Zionist organization Zioness and its plans to march in...

August 11, 2017 12:33 pm
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French Jews Demand Extradition of Suspects in Deadly 1982 Paris Deli Terror Attack

Thirty-five years after a deadly terrorist attack at a Jewish deli in Paris, French Jews are calling for the three suspects still at large to...

August 10, 2017 11:53 am
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Saudi Columnist Slams Arab States’ Hypocrisy on Israel Ties

A prominent Saudi columnist recently mocked Arab countries for their refusal to publicize their ties with Israel. In an August 2, 2017 column in the Al-Madina newspaper,...

August 10, 2017 11:13 am
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Israel and US Reportedly Stepping Up Cooperation on Missile Defense

Israel and the United States are stepping up their close cooperation on developing missile defense systems, Defense News reported on Wednesday. According to the report, the...

August 9, 2017 2:52 pm
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Poll Shows Strong Support for Israel Among New Zealanders, Despite Their Government’s Policies

A new poll of close to 1000 New Zealanders has found surprisingly strong support for Israel. According to local news outlet J-Wire, the Israel Institute of New Zealand...

August 8, 2017 1:40 pm
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Following Chairman’s Antisemitic Speech, UK Government Confirms It Does Not Support British University in Egypt

The UK government has confirmed to the Campaign Against Antisemitism -- a local Jewish watchdog group -- that it does not give assistance to the...

August 8, 2017 11:58 am
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Legendary Movie Mogul Harvey Weinstein to Direct Film on Warsaw Ghetto Revolt

Jewish Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has announced that he will produce and direct a film about the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising. Weinstein made his announcement...

August 6, 2017 10:04 pm
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Great-Granddaughter of Righteous Gentiles Seeks to Join Israeli Army

Eighteen-year-old Marlos Sunzeld De Box, the great-granddaughter of Jules De Box, who saved a three-year-old Jewish child during the Holocaust and is listed with the...

August 6, 2017 11:40 am
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Netanyahu Praises Communications Minister’s Decision to Close Al Jazeera’s Israel Office

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has praised Communications Minister Ayoob Kara’s recent decision to close the Qatari-based news channel Al Jazeera’s Israel office. “I congratulate Minister...

August 6, 2017 11:11 am
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Far-Left Activist Jackie Walker Gets Standing Ovation for Antisemitic Play

Far-Left activist and former vice-chair of British Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s Momentum movement Jackie Walker opened a one-woman show over the weekend at the...

Culture

Jay-Z Refutes Accusations of Antisemitic Lyrics: ‘It Was an Exaggeration’

Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z has slammed claims that lyrics on his recently released album included...

Hollywood Pays Tribute to Iconic Jewish Comic Jerry Lewis Following His Death at Age 91

A number of celebrities shared tributes to comedic legend Jerry Lewis, who died...

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Features

Jewish Beard Growers Strive to Be the Face of Global Facial Hair Showdown

JNS.org - Visitors to the Otto Weidt Workshop for the Blind Museum in Berlin often meet Haim...

With Kurdistan, Israel May Gain ‘Stable, Tolerant’ Ally in Fight Against Islamic Extremism

JNS.org - During the last several years, Israel has witnessed the crumbling...

Netanyahu and Putin to Hold Syria Talks, Amid Iranian Threat

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in the Russian resort city of...

World

Shia Imam in Southern California Restates Belief That Israel ‘Finance...

A prominent Shia Muslim imam in California is sticking defiantly with his allegation that Israel finances and arms ISIS --...

Israel

Israel Expresses Solidarity with Finland After Country’s First Islamic Te...

JNS.org - The Israeli Foreign Ministry expressed solidarity with the Finnish people on Monday, several days after the European nation experienced...

Middle East

Hezbollah Says It Carried Out Drone Attack Against Islamic State on Lebanon...

JNS.org - Hezbollah said it has used a drone to strike an Islamic State position along the Lebanon-Syria border, in a...

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