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Eliana Rudee is a contributor to the Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity. Follow her at @ellierudee

ARTICLES BY: Eliana Rudee


October 26, 2016 6:30 am
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10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in the United States Seriously -- everyone and...

September 29, 2016 7:28 am
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American Olim Weigh in on Presidential Debate

It may have been 4 a.m. in Israel, but that didn't stop American olim from live-streaming Monday's presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. There are an estimated...

September 21, 2016 6:19 am
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Monitoring Which NGOs Get Our Money, and How They Spend It

In light of recent revelations that UN money for “humanitarian aid” has instead been used to fund Hamas’ terrorist and military efforts, NGO Monitor president Gerald Steinberg...

August 25, 2016 4:55 am
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A New Group Shows That Israel Is the Most Moral Army in the World

Colonel Richard Kemp, a retired British army officer, famously said that Israel has the most moral army in the world. He based his opinion on...

August 4, 2016 6:47 am
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Yad Vashem Opens Two Online Sports Exhibits Prior to Olympics

This week, as the sports world focuses on Rio de Janeiro, Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, commemorates athletes that may not have earned...

June 28, 2016 12:28 am
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Proposed Plan Takes a Bite out of Israeli Rabbinate’s Kashrut Role

The Israeli Supreme Court recently ruled that privately supervised kosher eateries cannot use the word “kosher” in their restaurants. The Chief Rabbinate, the ultra-Orthodox religious...

June 9, 2016 10:10 am
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‘So Are You, Like, Fluent Yet?’

JNS.org - “So are you, like, fluent yet?” It’s a question that I get almost as often as, “Are you safe?” And it’s the only question I’m...

June 1, 2016 6:24 am
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Student Body Poised to Embrace BDS at Portland State University

On June 6, the Associated Students of Portland State University (ASPSU) will vote on a resolution recommending that the university rescind all connections with Israeli companies that...

March 22, 2016 6:05 am
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AIPAC Policy Conference: Israel Targeted by Hate Group for Being Pro-Gay Rights

On Sunday afternoon, as participants at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference made their way to the Verizon Center in Washington, DC, anti-LGBTQ...

February 2, 2016 7:10 am
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Former MK Einat Wilf: Peace Predictions and Internal Politics (INTERVIEW)

Einat Wilf is a former member of the Israeli Knesset and now spends most of her time serving as a “Roving Ambassador for Israel” -- traveling the...

January 5, 2016 7:44 am
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Analysis of New Palestinian Poll Shows Fertile Ground for Escalation of Violence

The recently released quarterly Palestinian Public Opinion Poll yielded “very frightening and pessimistic results” according to Khalil Shikaki, Director of the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey...

December 21, 2015 7:26 am
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I’m a New Immigrant to Israel, But I Know Terrorism All Too Well

I recently completed my Jerusalem ulpan course, an intensive five-month Hebrew program. I am originally from Seattle, but I moved to Israel five months ago, with a group...

October 14, 2015 6:55 am
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Under Obama, Another Betrayal of Israel

As an American citizen living in Jerusalem, I recently received two notifications from the U.S. State Department warning of “potential for violence in the Old City,”...

April 7, 2015 12:34 pm
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Why Trevor Noah’s Twitter Troubles Matter

Making jokes about women, LGBT people and Jews is not new in comedy. And most often, when a comedy routine features controversial jokes, it doesn't make international...

Culture

American Actress Marilyn Monroe’s Personal Jewish Prayer Book Up for Auction

JNS.org - A Jewish prayer book that belonged to American actress Marilyn Monroe has...

‘Observance’: A Touching, Relevant Play About Modern Judaism

Tracey Goldblum wants her daughter to stop smoking marijuana, practice safe sex, and avoid punching men in the face. Her...

Features

The Man Who Chose Israel

I am the CEO of the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation. This organization, founded in 1977, helps young people in Israel’s...

Report: Hezbollah Hacked Into Mobile Devices Worldwide

Hezbollah hackers used "catfishing" techniques on social media to infiltrate mobile devices worldwide, according to a release from the Czech...

UCI Preparing to Refer Anti-Israel Disrupters to Prosecution

Campus police at University of California, Irvine will in the near future refer anti-Israel disruptors of a May 3, 2018...

World

Two Academic Groups Urge University of Michigan to Reconsider Sanctions Aga...

Two leading academic groups called on the University of Michigan to withhold from sanctioning instructors who refused to write letters of...

Israel

Netanyahu Hails Former PM Rabin as ‘Patriot of the First Rank’ ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed his predecessor Yitzhak Rabin as a "Zionist patriot of the first rank" in a special...

Middle East

Iran Names New Economy Minister in Reshuffle as US Sanctions Bite

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appointed academic Farhad Dejpasand as the new economy and finance minister in a cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, state television reported, as the country faces mounting US...

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