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ARTICLES BY: Eliezer Sherman


February 19, 2016 6:20 am
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Gallup Poll: Netanyahu May Have Shaped Americans’ ‘Sour National Mood’ on Iran Deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may have held large sway over US adults' largely negative perception of the nuclear deal the Obama administration signed with...

February 17, 2016 4:20 pm
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IDF Forms Special Units to Prepare for Cyber Attacks Against Israel’s Civilian Infrastructure

The IDF has put together special units within its new cyber arm whose job it is to repulse attacks against Israeli infrastructure during emergencies, the Israeli news site nrg reported on Wednesday. The...

February 17, 2016 12:56 pm
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Following Hezbollah Vow to Bomb Haifa Ammonia Facility, IDF Chief Calls Terror Group Israel’s ‘Greatest Security Threat’

Hezbollah is Israel's greatest security threat in the area, IDF Chief of General Staff Maj. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot said on Wednesday morning. "Hezbollah is the organization with the most significant...

February 16, 2016 10:03 pm
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Holocaust Survivor Files Lawsuit Against Hungarian National Railway for Crimes Against Humanity and Abetting Genocide

A group of lawyers representing a Hungarian Holocaust victim have sued Hungary's national railways in the Hungarian Court "for transporting and profiteering from the Hungarian Holocaust," The Algemeiner learned...

February 16, 2016 1:01 pm
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Palestinian FM Says No More Direct Negotiations With Israel as Netanyahu Pans French Peace Initiative

The Palestinian Authority will never again sit down to conduct direct negotiations with Israel, PA Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said in a press conference during an...

February 16, 2016 4:59 am
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Pro-Israel Students Launch Coalition to Oppose Latest BDS Motions at McGill

A new coalition of students has united to oppose efforts by activists to boycott and divest from Israel at McGill University, The Algemeiner learned on Sunday. "This year, we intend on...

February 15, 2016 2:24 pm
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Israeli Defense Expert: Technological Response to Tunnels, Plan for Next Confrontation With Hamas Crucial

Israel should prepare a "technological response" for Hamas' tunnel-building, to give Jerusalem "the breathing room it needs to develop a plan of action against Hamas" while maintaining the calm that...

February 15, 2016 11:56 am
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Israel Police: Arab Attackers Set Out Knowing They Will be ‘Arrested, Shot or Killed’

Another Palestinian stabbing attack was thwarted at Jerusalem's Damascus Gate outside the Muslim Quarter of the Old City, Israeli media reported on Monday, a day after five...

February 12, 2016 2:14 pm
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Jewish Groups Endorse Petition Calling on Egypt to Preserve Institutions, Heritage

Some 11 Jewish institutions including the American Jewish Committee have rallied behind a petition calling on the Egyptian government to recognize and work toward preserving Jewish heritage...

February 11, 2016 12:44 pm
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US Jewish Leaders Meet With El-Sisi in Egypt, Following Talks With Turkey’s Erdogan

US Jewish leaders met in Cairo with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Thursday, Israel's Channel 10 reported. The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations delegation was led...

February 10, 2016 1:14 pm
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US Intelligence Threat Assessment: Iran Has Largest Ballistic-Missile Arsenal in the Middle East

Iran already has the largest ballistic-missile arsenal in the Middle East, Director of National Intelligence Jonathan Klapper told the members of the Senate Armed Services Committee and...

February 8, 2016 5:22 pm
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Israeli Deputy Minister: US Preventing Closer Ties Between Israel, Gulf States (INTERVIEW)

The relationship between Israel and a coalition of Gulf states led by Saudi Arabia is being held back by US inaction in the region, an Israeli deputy...

February 7, 2016 6:19 am
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Israeli Soldier Lightly Wounded in Ashkelon Stabbing

A 20-year-old IDF soldier was stabbed Sunday morning near the central bus station in the coastal city of Ashkelon in Israel, Army Radio reported. He was taken...

February 7, 2016 6:15 am
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State Comptroller Criticizes Israel’s Handling of Hamas Tunnels Prior to Gaza War

There were serious gaps and shortcomings in Israel's response to the threat posed by the tunnel network overseen by Hamas in the Gaza Strip, the Israeli State...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

Israel

UNESCO Draft Resolution Declaring Israeli Sovereignty Over Jerusalem ‘...

The United Nations' cultural organization UNESCO is to vote next Tuesday, May 2, on a resolution introduced by the Palestinians and...

Middle East

London Conference Promoting Trade With Iran Draws Strong Warning Over ̵...

A global conference in London promoting trade with Iran has drawn a warning from a leading advocacy group opposed to...

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