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Emily Benedek has written for Newsweek, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, and the Washington Post, among others. She is the author of five books.

ARTICLES BY: Emily Benedek


August 6, 2018 1:35 pm
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Michigan Congressional Candidate Pushes an Anti-Israel Agenda

The 13th Congressional District in Michigan is one of the state’s poorest and neediest. Still reeling from the departure of longtime US Representative John Conyers,...

July 23, 2018 12:44 pm
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Why We Must Uncover the True Number of Palestinian Refugees

On a desk in the US State Department lies a report that has the power to upend the seemingly endless zero-sum game of the Israeli-Palestinian...

July 1, 2018 6:51 pm
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Is America Finally Ending Funding for Palestinian Terrorism?

A curious item appeared last month on the Facebook page of the Palestinian Ministry of Education. “The UNRWA Director in Jerusalem, Scott Anderson ... confirmed that the Palestinian...

June 5, 2018 7:42 am
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Will the World Finally Turn Off the UNRWA Spigot?

It’s been a rough few months for UNRWA -- the UN agency dedicated to providing care for more than five million Palestinians in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Gaza,...

May 22, 2018 3:12 pm
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How Palestinian Education and UNRWA Incitement Lead to Innocent Deaths

Teachers work hard to find real-life examples to help pique the interests of their skeptical students. Teachers in UNRWA schools face the same challenge. But...

May 8, 2018 8:06 am
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Why Is the State Department Protecting Palestinian Terrorists?

In recent weeks, three important European players in the education of Palestinian children -- the European Union, the UK Parliament, and the Finnish government -- all took steps to...

February 12, 2018 4:07 pm
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It’s Time to Tell the Truth About UNRWA

In December 2017, Lebanon conducted its first-ever census of Palestinian refugees living in the country -- and the results were startling. The census workers counted 174,422 people -- a number...

December 11, 2017 2:33 pm
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The ‘Industry of Lies’ Targeting Israel

A few years ago, the Israeli journalist Ben-Dror Yemini encountered two protesters outside of an event in Boston. They were young women carrying  placards denouncing the...

Culture

Baseball Icon Dykstra Takes on a New Hobby: Torah Study

JNS.org - As part of bettering his life since serving six months of a three-year sentence behind bars for grand...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Wake Forest University Students Adopt Antisemitism Definition, Denounce Den...

Jewish and Zionist groups at Wake Forest University in North Carolina applauded their student government this week, after it endorsed...

Israel

Senators Push for US Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

A resolution was introduced in the Senate on Tuesday calling for US recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. The non-binding bill was authored by Republicans Ted Cruz of Texas...

Middle East

Erdogan Says Trump Positive on Turkish Military Plan to Push East in Syria

Turkey may start a new military operation in Syria at any moment, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, touting support from US President Donald Trump even though the Pentagon...

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