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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


September 20, 2017 10:41 am
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Nearing Centennial, Lord Balfour Descendant Shows Pride in Family Support for Jewish Homeland

JNS.org - In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, British and Israeli senior officials convened in Jerusalem last week to discuss the past, present and...

August 2, 2017 10:46 am
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In Raising the Palestinian Flag, Jewish Camp Disrupts a Safe Space for Zionism

JNS.org - As a child, I spent my summers at Camp Solomon Schechter, a Conservative Jewish camp in Tumwater, Washington. My experiences at Camp Schechter were...

July 28, 2017 3:07 pm
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‘Becoming Israeli’ Illustrates Paradoxes, Challenges of the Jewish People Coming Home

JNS.org – “Becoming Israeli,” an anthology edited by Akiva Gersh, narrates the hysterical, inspiring and challenging sides of immigrating to Israel. The book unites the writing of 40 bloggers...

July 21, 2017 12:05 pm
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LGBTQ Birthright Israel Trip Offers Raw Emotion and Self-Discovery

JNS.org - “It’s a deconstructed Star of David,” said Amy Osaiason, showing off the tattoo that she and two other LGBTQ Birthright Israel participants had just...

July 11, 2017 2:54 pm
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The ‘Olympics’ of Jewish Innovation

JNS.org - As the so-called “Jewish Olympics” (the Maccabiah Games) kicked off last week in Israel, another Olympic-style Jewish event sought to ignite global Jewish leadership. From July 2-6, the...

June 6, 2017 2:44 pm
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Israel Festival Paints Multiculturalism With a Broad Brush and High Notes

Following the recent 50th anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification, the city is going through a renewal of multiculturalism underscoring the richness of its diversity. The Israel...

May 17, 2017 2:43 pm
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50 Jerusalem Facts for the 50th Anniversary of Its Reunification

JNS.org - Israelis will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification on May 23-24 of this year. Leading up to the holy city’s semi-centennial milestone, here...

March 27, 2017 6:23 am
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Israel Designates Palestinian Fund as Terror Group

JNS.org - Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman recently designated the Palestinian National Fund as a terrorist organization for its “continuing and ongoing activity in providing massive...

February 26, 2017 7:33 am
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Israel’s Leading Counter-Terrorism Expert on His ‘Art’

JNS.org -- In 1996, when Boaz Ganor founded Israel’s International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), top security figures around the world gave short shrift to the academic...

January 11, 2017 5:09 am
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Birthright Fostered My Optimism Following Harrowing UN Security Council Vote

JNS.org -- Two days into my first Taglit-Birthright Israel trip, during which I led a group of 40 Americans around Israel, I heard the news of...

October 5, 2016 10:51 am
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Israeli Education Key to Country’s Innovation Success

Education ministers, senior delegations and high-ranking officials from some 30 countries arrived in Israel this week for a three-day summit on “innovation in education and...

September 26, 2016 6:27 am
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The Truth About Israel’s Christian Minority

JNS.org - In the Gatestone Institute’s August report on Christian persecution, Raymond Ibrahim described the brutal, rampant and global Islamic persecution of Christians and other minorities,...

September 19, 2016 6:32 am
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Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The impact of the Israelis on...

September 11, 2016 4:42 am
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A Bright Future for Today’s Olim, Thanks to Past Pioneers

Ruth Stern paused for a moment, facing a group of olim at Jerusalem’s Cinematheque on Tuesday night. “Should I stop talking?” she asked the group,...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Swastika Found at Georgetown University on Rosh Hashanah Eve, Third in Rece...

The president of Georgetown University in Washington, DC has called on his community to reject antisemitism and other forms of...

Israel

Netanyahu Delays Settlement Planning Committee Meeting Ahead of Greenblatt ...

JNS.org - Ahead of the arrival of Jason Greenblatt, the Trump administration’s international negotiations representative, in the Middle East this week,...

Middle East

Saudi Newspaper: ‘No Lasting Peace Can Exclude Hamas and its Supporte...

Despite an all-time low in relations between the Riyadh government and the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas, a leading Saudi newspaper has...

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