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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


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,...

September 5, 2016 6:28 am
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Haredi Women Are Making Great Strides in Israel’s High-Tech Sector

JNS.org - Haredi, women, and high-tech: three words you never expected to exist harmoniously in the same sentence. And yet, in the Jewish state, these three...

August 29, 2016 6:21 am
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Taking Risks Is the Israeli Way

JNS.org - When individuals move to Israel, most are transformed by the new experience in obvious ways. Some become more religious, others become more right wing,...

August 19, 2016 2:04 am
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East African Lawyers Look to Israel for Negotiation Tactics

JNS.org - In the wake of expanding Africa-Israel relations, African nations often reach out to Israel for know-how on a range of topics: water conservation, energy, agricultural...

August 12, 2016 3:43 am
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Adventures in the Israeli Healthcare System

JNS.org - When I made aliyah over a year ago, I was warned that it would be hard. As I had no family here, many people gave...

August 8, 2016 6:50 am
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Israeli Musical Diplomacy: A Victory Over BDS and Israel-Naysayers

JNS.org - Steven Goldstein’s connection to Israel predates his now-renowned acting and operatic career. He first came to Israel at the age of 15 and has returned...

July 28, 2016 4:56 am
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Living in Israel and Dealing With Loss From Abroad

JNS.org - Living in Israel comes with many hardships, some of them known and some of them unknown. I expected certain dilemmas with the language, bureaucracy,...

July 25, 2016 3:24 am
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Jerusalem Pride Parade Goes Beyond the LGBTQ Community

JNS.org - As I walked hand in hand with my boyfriend to Jerusalem’s March for Pride and Tolerance, we got some confused looks from passersby as...

July 15, 2016 12:15 am
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Aliyah: A Year In Israel

JNS.org - Exactly six years ago, when I was just 18 years old, I wrote as my Facebook status, “Doesn’t want to go home tomorrow :( I...

July 8, 2016 2:13 am
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Reflecting on My First ‘Aliyahniversary’

JNS.org - Here we are — a year after my aliyah date — which means I am no longer a “new” immigrant, but rather, just an...

Culture

Ivanka Trump Shares Snapshot of Kosher Inauguration Cake Featuring Mini Donald

President-elect Donald Trump's Jewish daughter, Ivanka, posted a picture on Instagram of a...

Why ‘Fauda’ Is One of the Best TV Shows You’ll Ever See

A show about terrorism should be explosive. Too often, stereotypical characters, cardboard dialogue and absurd plot twists turn what should be...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

Palestinian-American Columbia Professor Rashid Khalidi: Pro-Israel Figures ...

Pro-Israel figures will “infest” President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, a Palestinian-American Columbia University professor and notorious critic of the Jewish state...

Israel

Ministers to Discuss Israeli Sovereignty Over Ma’ale Adumim

JNS.org -- Plans are underway to officially present a bill that would apply Israeli sovereignty to the large east Jerusalem settlement of Ma'ale Adumim, leaders of the Knesset's Land of Israel lobby...

Middle East

Iranian President Calls Trump’s Vow to Rip Up Nuclear Deal ‘Empty Talk...

JNS.org -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that US President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to dismantle the nuclear deal between Iran and world...

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