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Eliana Rudee is a contributor to the Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity. She is a graduate of Scripps College, where she studied International Relations and Jewish Studies. Follow her @ellierudee.

ARTICLES BY: Eliana Rudee / JNS.org


July 8, 2018 12:22 pm
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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 forces, a delegation of 21 senior law enforcement officials from Georgia, Alabama,...

June 28, 2018 1:45 pm
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Terror Victims Call for End to Palestinian ‘Pay-to-Slay’ Policy

JNS.org -The Palestinian Authority pays terrorist prisoners and the families of dead and wounded terrorists nearly $1 million every day. According to the PA’s 2018...

June 19, 2018 6:44 am
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Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to Israel this month with the Philadelphia Orchestra, which played three concerts there from...

May 7, 2018 9:27 am
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Durham BDS Activists Employed by Local Synagogues, Federation

JNS.org - Two of the Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) activists who helped pass a resolution on April 16 in the City Council of Durham, North Carolina that...

April 30, 2018 8:18 am
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United Hatzalah Advances Its Life-Saving Fleet for Israel’s 70th Anniversary

JNS.org - In honor of Israel’s 70th anniversary, the Israeli organization United Hatzalah (UH) has dedicated its new “National Lifesaving Headquarters” in Jerusalem, which includes first-floor...

April 25, 2018 12:25 pm
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Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy mid-April evening under the Nachlaot...

April 19, 2018 2:01 pm
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Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next generation of world Jewry to love and appreciate the nexus between religious...

April 18, 2018 9:50 am
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College Parties Like No Other, Bringing Israel Into the Mix

JNS.org - In the weeks leading up to Yom Ha’aztmaut -- Israel’s Independence Day -- on April 19, pro-Israel students from more than 160 university campuses across North...

March 21, 2018 11:51 am
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Alan Dershowitz on Israel at 70: ‘A Light Unto the World’

JNS.org - Ahead of Israel’s 70th birthday in May, longtime Harvard University Law professor, attorney and author Alan Dershowitz announced that he is donating an ambucycle...

March 9, 2018 1:28 pm
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International Women’s Day: Real-Life ‘Wonder Women’ of Israel

JNS.org - They respond to emergency calls from the public, often putting themselves in danger in order to save lives. They perform CPR, deliver babies and...

March 1, 2018 10:54 am
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New Book Explores African-American Basketball Players in Israel

JNS.org - David A. Goldstein is a Canadian sports executive, lawyer and author of the new book, Alley-Oop to Aliyah: African American Hoopsters in the Holy Land. According to Goldstein, when...

February 15, 2018 3:39 pm
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Couples Who Save Lives Together Form Lasting Bonds

JNS.org - While matchmaking is not something often considered a priority in the world of emergency medical services, a good number of volunteer first responders have...

February 13, 2018 3:55 pm
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Ahmadi Muslims Are Among the Persecuted Mideast Minorities Given Religious Freedom in Israel

JNS.org - As a small Islamic sect of an estimated 20 million people -- about one percent of the global Muslim population -- the Ahmadiyya community is a persecuted minority across...

January 18, 2018 1:34 pm
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Israel’s Wine Industry Grows Better With Age

JNS.org - Israeli winemakers say that, just like the beverage they produce, their industry is growing better with age. More than 50 Israeli wineries, together with...

Features

Trauma and Terror: The View From Israel’s South

The sound of crunching under my feet made me wince. Amidst the debris, lay the belongings of the residents of a four-story...

Antisemites to the Left of Me, Nazis to the Right: Stuck in the Middle With Jews

We enjoyed a wonderful 60-year run, we American Jews. The postwar boom of...

World

UN Palestinian Aid Agency Narrows Funding Gap After Trump Exit

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees has almost closed a funding gap caused by the loss of $300 million in US contributions, its chief said on Tuesday. The Trump administration pulled...

Israel

Israeli Cabinet to Vote on Amir Yaron for Central Bank Chief on Sunday

Israel's cabinet plans to vote on Sunday on the nomination of Amir Yaron for Bank of Israel governor, the Prime Minister's Office said on Thursday. Israeli-born Yaron, 54, a professor at the Wharton...

Middle East

US Envoy: Fight Against Islamic State in Last Syria Stronghold May End Soon

The Trump administration hopes that the US-backed fight against Islamic State in its last foothold in northeastern Syria will end within months, but American forces will remain to ensure the...

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