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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

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...

Features

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...

World

Hungarian PM Orban Urges End to Israeli-Polish Rift Over Holocaust

Hungarian leader Viktor Orban urged Poland and Israel on Tuesday to resolve their dispute over accusations of Polish complicity in the Holocaust, making the appeal in Jerusalem after Warsaw pulled out of...

Israel

Young Palestinian Discovers Jewish Roots, Becomes Anti-UNRWA Activist

A young Palestinian Muslim man was raised to hate Jews, but then discovered that he himself was Jewish, embraced his ancestral faith, and became an activist against the Palestinian refugee...

Middle East

Sources: Despite Sanctions, Iran’s Oil Exports Rise in Early 2019

Iran's exports of crude oil were higher than expected in January and are at least holding steady this month, according to tanker data and industry sources, as some customers have...

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