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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


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...

July 17, 2018 11:47 am
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Anglo-Jewry Is Threatened From Both Without and Within

More than 10 years ago, I warned that the passivity of the Anglo-Jewish leadership would likely lead to disastrous political consequences and negatively impact the...

July 12, 2018 11:51 am
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Balancing Dangers and Opportunities in Modern Israel

The speed of change, both positive and negative, in this region over the past two months has been breathtaking. On the negative side, the ongoing escalation...

May 29, 2018 9:48 am
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A Month of Hypocrisy and Moral Decadence

Never have we witnessed such morally decadent political behavior as what has transpired in regard to Israel over the past few weeks. Paradoxically, this occurred in...

May 2, 2018 8:29 am
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A Bleak View of American Jewry

American Jewry, apart from the Orthodox and a minority of committed non-Orthodox, is demographically imploding. Paradoxically, this is taking place at a time when support for...

April 26, 2018 12:14 pm
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Regional Storm Clouds Threaten Israel

Notwithstanding the exuberance of Israelis at the Jewish state's joyous 70th Independence Day celebrations, which were justified in light of Israel’s extraordinary achievements and progress on...

March 15, 2018 11:57 am
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Unfair to Call Putin an Antisemite

A very significant portion of my life has been devoted to personally combating Russian antisemitism. I experienced firsthand the extent of hatred against Jews which...

March 13, 2018 9:52 am
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AIPAC’s Downward Spiral

The American Jewish leadership’s downward spiral has accelerated. This can be traced back to its cowardly silence when then-President Barack Obama began treating Israel as...

February 20, 2018 4:34 pm
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Dysfunctional Politics and Disgraceful Behavior

The criminal charges recommended by the Israel Police against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the politicians’ and media’s reactions amount to perhaps the most scandalous...

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

As US Sanctions Near, Europe Fails to Protect Iran Deal

At a meeting in Washington after Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal in May, a senior US official told European diplomats that their efforts to save the...

Israel

Blaming Israel for Downing Plane, Russia to Sell S-300 Air Defense System t...

Russia will sell Syria the advanced S-300 air defense system following the downing of a Russian plane that the Kremlin...

Middle East

Iran Revolutionary Guards Threaten to Avenge Military Parade Attack

Iran's Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to wreak "deadly and unforgettable" vengeance for a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and...

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