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Isi Leibler is a veteran international Jewish leader with a distinguished record of contributions to the Jewish world and the cause of human rights.

ARTICLES BY: Isi Leibler


November 14, 2017 3:36 pm
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Recovering From Our Rampant Sex Scandals

While sexual attitudes are inclined to change from generation to generation, controversies relating to sexual behavior are ageless -- and even occupy a prominent role...

October 30, 2017 2:22 pm
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Commemorating the ANZAC Liberation of Beersheba

Today, Australia is one of Israel’s best friends in the world -- in every respect. The origins of this relationship date back 100 years, with the spectacular victory of...

October 26, 2017 10:50 am
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Should We Work With Dictators and Antisemites?

The dramatic swing to the right in the recent Austrian elections is likely to have widespread repercussions throughout Europe. It will also oblige Israel to...

October 18, 2017 11:01 am
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Palestinian Unity Will Not Lead to Peace

World leaders -- including some of our American friends -- are apparently still unwilling to face reality. They continue to delude themselves that Mahmoud Abbas and the...

October 1, 2017 9:56 pm
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Breaking the Ultra-Orthodox Control Over Israel

The Israeli Chief Rabbinate, backed by its ultra-Orthodox political factions, is negatively affecting the entire state of Israel. In previous generations, we were blessed with chief rabbis...

September 18, 2017 12:30 pm
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Facing a Challenging New Year

We enter Rosh Hashanah 5778 with conflicting emotions. Israel has never been in a stronger position, globally and domestically; we are thriving in every respect -- economically, politically...

September 7, 2017 1:25 pm
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Israeli Prisoner Exchanges Must End

It has been reported that Israel is once again engaged in negotiations with Hamas on the issue of prisoner exchanges. There is no certainty whether the...

August 29, 2017 4:06 pm
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Europe Begins to Appreciate Reality of Islamic Terrorism

Until recently, most European governments avoided confronting the reality and true nature of Islamic terrorism, by burying their heads in the sand. The usual government...

August 23, 2017 11:53 am
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The Never-Ending Peace Process Farce

Unless the US is willing to bite the bullet and finally confront Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian Authority, the mission to the region by US...

August 17, 2017 12:35 pm
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Will American Jews Become Marginalized?

The chaos enveloping American Jewry since the election of President Donald Trump -- which many predicted would be merely a passing phenomenon -- has, in fact, increased exponentially over...

August 8, 2017 4:14 pm
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Despite a Difficult Month, Israel Will Prosper

The dramatic setbacks of the past month have been somewhat destabilizing in contrast to the almost euphoric atmosphere that previously prevailed in Israel. It is an...

July 4, 2017 10:24 am
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A Historical Perspective on Modi’s Visit to Israel

This week’s historic visit to Israel by India’s prime minister has revived memories of my previous associations with Indian leaders and the Indian Jewish community...

June 13, 2017 2:13 pm
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A Wake Up Call for British Jews

British Jews and many other British nationals were shocked and dismayed with the outcome of last week’s general election in the UK. Contrary to expectations, Prime...

June 8, 2017 2:10 pm
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Israel Must Now Be Proactive

The fervent hope shared by most Israelis -- despite the frustration of some American Jews -- is that US President Donald Trump will overcome his...

Culture

What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Features

Iran Faces Israel’s Game-Changing Air Power

Iran has big plans to create a military outpost in Syria, right on Israel’s doorstep. From there, the Islamic Republic...

Israeli-American Group Seeks to Be ‘Glue,’ Not ‘Wedge,’ for US Jewry

JNS.org - As Jewish communal organizations throughout the US  struggle to maintain membership levels...

World

UK Buys Israeli Iron Dome Technology to Defend Falkland Islands

JNS.org - The United Kingdom has signed a $104 million contract for the purchase of advanced missile defense technology used in Israel’s Iron Dome short-range missile defense system. In purchasing the Sky...

Middle East

At Least 235 Killed, 109 Injured in Deadly Egypt Mosque Attack

At least 184 people were killed and 125 injured when gunmen armed with explosives attacked a Sufi mosque in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, according to officials quoted by the state...

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