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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

March 24, 2019 9:33 am

Experts Reveal: UN Knew of Militant Activity on Gaza Border, But Did Not Report It

JNS.org - After testifying at the United Nations below the Human Rights Council plenary earlier this week, Joe Truzman, an expert on Palestinian militant groups active...

July 8, 2018 12:22 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in California...

Jewish Professor and Poet Discusses His New Book of Poetry

Baruch November is a professor of English at Touro College in Manhattan. His poems have appeared in The Forward, The...

‘Today’ Show Anchor Savannah Guthrie Takes Helicopter Tour of ‘Magical’ Israel

"Today" show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie recently took a helicopter tour...


Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...


Jewish Human Rights Group Urges Russian Authorities to Investigate Antisemi...

Antisemitic vandals in Moscow caused extensive damage but no injuries or fatalities when they attacked a yeshiva in the Russian...


Israel Not Ready for Full-Scale War With Hezbollah, Nasrallah Claims

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah claimed on Monday that Israel was not ready for a full-scale war with the Lebanese terrorist group, walking back previously reported comments in which he said...

Middle East

Former Turkish PM Davutoglu Sharply Criticizes Erdogan’s AK Party

A former prime minister and close ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan strongly criticized the ruling AK Party on Monday, blaming policy changes and an alliance with nationalists for its...