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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


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...

May 24, 2017 11:19 am
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After Trump Visit, the Onus Rests on Us

Overall, US President Donald Trump has delivered. He will not have satisfied the delusional aspirations of Israel’s radical right but, despite some missteps before he...

May 14, 2017 8:44 pm
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Ronald Lauder Promoting Abbas as Respectable Moderate Is Fraught With Danger

Last week, World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder released a series of statements confirming that he had encouraged US President Donald Trump to recognize...

May 11, 2017 1:13 pm
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The Nine Challenges Facing Israel

Not since the creation of the State of Israel has the country found itself in such an advantageous position. While a genuine peace settlement with the...

April 30, 2017 6:32 pm
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Celebrating Yom Haatzmaut in a World of Turmoil

Israel Independence Day symbolizes the empowerment of all Jews in the wake of the most successful renaissance of a nation after two thousand years of...

April 27, 2017 12:07 pm
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The Unacceptable Behavior of Germany’s Foreign Minister

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel displayed unprecedented chutzpah and insensitivity during his official visit to Israel to participate in ceremonies on Holocaust Memorial Day. During his trip,...

April 9, 2017 9:35 am
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This Passover, Israelis Have Reasons to Rejoice

In the coming days, most Israelis, secular and observant, will celebrate Passover -- the festival of freedom in which we recount our life of slavery and exodus from Egypt,...

March 30, 2017 10:00 am
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Trump Seeks to Resolve Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Throughout his election campaign and thereafter -- even while fulsomely praising Israel and vowing to treat us as a true ally -- US President Donald...

March 23, 2017 8:04 am
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Jewish Religious Extremists

With Jewish observance and spiritual values at unprecedentedly high levels in Israeli society, it's ironic that the established religious leadership there has sunk to its...

March 16, 2017 10:06 am
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American Liberal Jewish Leaders Fuel Antisemitism

We try to rationalize that the anti-Zionist behavior of individual Jews does not justify antisemitic bigotry. However, the crass political exploitation of their Jewish identity by...

March 10, 2017 7:52 am
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Antisemitism and Aliyah

Many people argue that antisemitism in Europe and other parts of the world should not make Jews instinctively flee to Israel. But it is high time for Diaspora Jews...

March 6, 2017 8:24 am
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Netanyahu Stands on the Brink of History

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has returned from triumphant visits to the United States, Australia and Singapore. Now is the time for him to display courage...

Culture

Jewish Giants Player Talks About Judaism, His Hebrew Tattoo and Kosher Food Cravings

An offensive lineman for the New York Giants talked about his Jewish heritage, Hebrew...

New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape...

Features

Halamish Terror Attack Signals New Escalation of Violence

JNS.org - A Palestinian terrorist fatally stabbed an Israeli father and two of his adult children on Friday night in the...

US Jewish Leaders From Right to Left Back Metal Detectors on Temple Mount

JNS.org - There is a broad consensus among American Jewish leaders in support of...

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...

World

Local Chabad Rabbi Condemns California Imam’s Comments ‘Incitin...

The director of the Chabad center serving the University of California-Davis told The Algemeiner on Tuesday that he was "taking seriously" a...

Israel

Israel to Build $3.9 Million Memorial Honoring Zionist Pioneer Jabotinsky

JNS.org - The Israeli cabinet on Sunday approved plans to build a memorial for Revisionist Zionist leader Ze'ev Jabotinsky in Jerusalem. Expected to cost some 14 million shekels ($3.9 million), the memorial...

Middle East

Turkey’s President Erdogan Urges All Muslims to ‘Visit’ a...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday urged all Muslims to visit and protect Jerusalem after violence broke out over...

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