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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

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

Viciously Antisemitic Message Daubed on Paris Apartment Building’s Fr...

The residents of an apartment building in the fashionable 18th arrondissement of Paris awoke on Thursday morning to find viciously...

Israel

Not Quite Finished Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Rail Line Inaugurated in ‘Histo...

The new fast train line from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was inaugurated on Thursday at a ceremony attended by Prime...

Middle East

IDF Chief of Staff Warns Cabinet of ’60-80 Percent’ Chance of R...

The IDF chief of staff has warned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his cabinet that the chances of a major...

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