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ARTICLES BY: Dmitriy Shapiro / JNS.org


October 24, 2014 7:46 am
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Tight Senate Race in Georgia Garners National and Jewish Communal Attention

JNS.org - As Republicans look poised to take control of the U.S. Senate after November's midterm elections, Senate races in a couple of states...

October 12, 2014 1:23 pm
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What the Secret Service Can Learn From Israel’s Shin Bet

JNS.org - What's the cure for the recent ills of the United States Secret Service? American officials might consider taking some advice from their...

October 3, 2014 7:55 am
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Congress Sounds Alarm on Iran’s Non-Compliance With Nuclear Inquiries

JNS.org - As nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 powers approach a Nov. 24 deadline for a final deal, more than 80 percent...

October 2, 2014 7:35 am
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Obama Administration Slams Israel on New Jewish Housing in Arab Section of Jerusalem

JNS.org - Following a meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, Netanyahu rejected American criticism of an Israeli...

September 30, 2014 6:37 am
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What Would a Partisan Shift in Control of the Senate Mean for Jewish Issues?

JNS.org - As the Republican party pushes to retake the majority of the U.S. Senate in the upcoming November midterm elections, which would give...

September 19, 2014 7:14 am
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How Independent is a Think Tank Funded by Hamas-Backing Qatar?

JNS.org - A recent in-depth report of think tank financing in the United States has raised eyebrows in the pro-Israel community as well as questions...

September 10, 2014 6:44 am
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The Jewish State Supports a Kurdish State, But is the Idea Viable?

JNS.org - The leader of the Jewish state has called for the creation of an independent Kurdish state. But some experts question the viability...

September 5, 2014 8:09 am
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How Islamic State Became ‘The Best-Funded Terrorist Group in History’

JNS.org - After months of rampaging through Iraq and stoking international fears that the Islamic State terrorist group could spread, a combination of Iraqi...

August 27, 2014 10:50 am
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Analysis: The Anatomy of a Cease-Fire

JNS.org - After at least 11 failed attempts at achieving a lasting cease-fire between the Hamas terrorist group and Israel, negotiators in Cairo on...

August 13, 2014 7:38 pm
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Rand Paul Reverses Course on Israel Funding

JNS.org - Although the 2016 presidential election is still a long way off, prospective candidates are already testing the waters for possible presidential bids—primarily...

July 24, 2014 10:30 am
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What Do John Kerry’s Hot-Mic Comments on Israel’s Gaza Operation Reveal?

JNS.org - A private conversation caught on an open microphone between Secretary of State John Kerry and his aide Sunday is raising questions about...

July 24, 2014 10:28 am
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What Explains Pew Poll’s Partisan Gap in Support for Israel?

JNS.org - A new Pew Research Center poll showing Republicans as more sympathetic to Israel than Democrats has left Jewish Democratic leaders searching for...

July 24, 2014 9:23 am
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Skepticism Abounds as P5+1 Extend Iran Nuclear Talks

JNS.org - Shortly before their July 20 deadline, negotiators taking part in the P5+1 nuclear talks with Iran agreed to extend the deadline for...

July 21, 2014 12:19 pm
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U.S. Senators Pledge Support for Israeli Ground Invasion

JNS.org - Hours after the Israel Defense Forces began its ground operation in the Gaza Strip on July 17, U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.)...

Features

A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

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)...

World

SFSU Not Planning Further Action After Professor Refuses to Remove Declarat...

San Francisco State University will not take further action to remove a post visible on an affiliated social media page that...

Israel

Israeli Knesset’s Approval of ‘Nation-State’ Law Draws Mi...

The Israeli Knesset’s passage on Thursday of controversial legislation known as the “nation-state bill” drew mixed reactions from Jewish groups...

Middle East

Pro-Assad Villages Evacuated in Deal With Syrian Insurgents

Two pro-government villages in northwestern Syria were evacuated on Thursday, state television reported, in an agreement between the Damascus government and insurgents who had laid siege to them for several...

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