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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.)...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

EU Parliament Deems Anti-Iran Art ‘Too Controversial,’ Cancels ...

JNS.org - An exhibition of caricatures seeking to expose the Iranian government’s human-rights abuses has been rejected for display at the...

Israel

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of...

Middle East

Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's blessing, a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday, describing the cooperation as evidence of Doha's distance...

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