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Evan is a Boston-area attorney and the president of Parents for Excellence in Newton Schools (PENS). You can reach him at

ARTICLES BY: Evan Jacobi

January 15, 2018 2:31 pm

Newton School Retaliates Against Students and Staff Who Report Antisemitism

Many Algemeiner readers are aware that students in Newton, Massachusetts, Public Schools (NPS) -- as well as other US high schools -- use anti-Israel materials as...


Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

In New Initiative, Yad Vashem Tackles 21st Century Antisemitism - It is American teachers like Lori Fulton who, with their commitment to Holocaust education, are poised to be...


NBA’s Kanter Urges Trump to Act on Turkey’s Human Rights Record

New York Knicks player Enes Kanter urged US President Donald Trump to be more vocal about human rights in Turkey, after prosecutors in Istanbul requested the basketball player's arrest and extradition over...


Israeli Navy Rescues French Sailor Stranded in Mediterranean Sea

A French sailor stranded in the Mediterranean Sea was saved on Thursday night by the Israeli Navy, the IDF said. In a tweet on Friday, the Israeli military noted the sailor -- whose...

Middle East

Analysts: US Likely to Cut Number of Iran Oil Sanctions Waivers in May

The United States is likely to extend waivers from sanctions on Iranian oil imports in May but will reduce the number of countries receiving them to placate top buyers China and India and to...