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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


February 14, 2019 7:38 am
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Who Should Israelis Vote For?

Most of Israel’s previous elections have presented voters with meaningful choices, many with long-term implications on the security of the nation. The most extreme example...

January 31, 2019 7:44 am
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Where Are America’s Jewish Leaders?

Israel is once again facing major new international military and political challenges. Yet despite our dysfunctional political system and the chaos associated with the impending...

January 10, 2019 8:30 am
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Political Dysfunctionality and Electoral Chaos in Israel

Setting aside the Gaza confrontations, 2018 was one of Israel’s best years since the establishment of the state. President Trump’s administration has become the most Israel-friendly...

November 29, 2018 11:02 am
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The Prime Minister Is Treating Us Like Morons

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu displayed his political savvy by avoiding an election as he outmaneuvered Naftali Bennett and his Bayit Yehudi party, forcing them to...

October 30, 2018 2:05 pm
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Israel Must Restore Deterrence in Gaza

All of us abhor military confrontation or war, which inevitably leads to casualties. Israel today faces a major threat from Hamas in the south where Iran...

October 23, 2018 9:04 am
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A Call to GA Participants

First, permit me to open this column by expressing my distress that for the first time, the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) are holding...

October 19, 2018 10:01 am
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The Kavanaugh Imbroglio and Jews

Although I am not American, I must confess that I was glued to the screen watching the Kavanaugh hearings in the US Senate. With the hindsight...

October 11, 2018 8:32 am
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The Devastating Impact of American Non-Jewish Jews

There is no disputing that, except for the vast majority of Orthodox Jews, American Jews and their leaders have distanced themselves from their Jewish identity. In...

September 18, 2018 6:47 am
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UK Jews and Unity at Any Cost

The list of 50 Most Influential Jews published by The Jerusalem Post included Marie van der Zyl, the recently elected president of the Board of...

September 6, 2018 10:36 am
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5779: A New Year of Hope

Those of us privileged to live in Israel should give thanks to the Almighty and appreciate the extraordinary achievements of the past year, and pray...

August 22, 2018 12:54 pm
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Ronald Lauder Loses the Plot

Ronald Lauder is a billionaire and respected art collector who became passionately committed to Jewish life. As US ambassador to Austria, he witnessed virulent antisemitism....

August 14, 2018 6:49 am
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Israel’s Deterrence Against Hamas

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will see his electoral support plummet unless he finds a better solution to the barrage of Hamas rockets and incendiary kites...

August 8, 2018 4:54 pm
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Looking Candidly at Israel’s Nation-State Law

It is inevitable -- and laudable -- that there are debates and differences over most new legislation. However, that does not justify the global hysteria...

July 26, 2018 12:16 pm
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Why This Israeli Is an Ardent Trump Supporter

President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin served to increase the paranoia about him to an all-time high. He was accused of “failing...

Features

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

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...

World

Iran Still Holding Up Its End of Nuclear Deal, IAEA Report Shows

Iran has remained within the key limits on its nuclear activities imposed by its 2015 deal with major powers despite growing pressure from newly reimposed US sanctions, a report by the...

Israel

Israeli Gunfire Kills Gaza Rioter at Border Demonstration

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager and wounded around 40 others at a protest attended by thousands on the Gaza Strip border on Friday, Gaza health officials said. Israel's military...

Middle East

Syria Kurds Evacuate Civilians From Islamic State Redoubt, Hail Trump Troop...

Kurdish-led forces in Syria said they would complete the evacuation of thousands of civilians from Islamic State's last redoubt in...

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