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avatar Johanna Markind
The author is an attorney who has previously written about antisemitism and criminal justice.

ARTICLES BY: Johanna Markind


September 20, 2017 1:16 pm
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Should We Remove the Names of Antisemites? Not Always

Below is an open letter to the president of Bryn Mawr College Dear President Cassidy, Your August 22 letter to the Bryn Mawr community announced that the...

February 7, 2017 8:49 am
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Philadelphia School District Reduces Vacation Days for Jewish Holidays

The Philadelphia School District has approved an unusual two-year calendar change that cuts one day from the Rosh Hashanah recess starting in 2018-2019, and shortens...

October 21, 2016 7:25 am
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Why Won’t the US Justice Department Investigate Antisemitism?

Despite the Obama administration's touting itself as the most transparent in history, its Justice Department has stonewalled requests for information about its efforts to combat antisemitism; this stands in stark contrast to...

July 29, 2016 3:59 am
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Fighting Back Is the Best Way to Combat Antisemitism on College Campuses

According to the Anti-Defamation League, antisemitic incidents on American college campuses nearly doubled from 2014 to 2015. Antisemitic assaults (on- and off-campus) also spiked dramatically, from 36 to...

Features

Fatah Continues Promoting Violent Protests Over Jerusalem Announcement

Fatah continues encouraging Palestinians to engage in violent protests and "continue the intifada"...

New Jet Is a Game-Changer for Israeli Air Force

JNS.org - After being deemed combat capable earlier this month, the F-35 “Adir” stealth fighter jet promises to create system-wide change in...

Arab Street Outraged by Jerusalem Decision, but Governments Have Other Concerns

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was overwhelmingly rejected...

World

White House: In Any Peace Deal, Western Wall Will Remain Part of Israel

Senior Trump administration officials outlined their view Friday that Jerusalem’s Western Wall ultimately will be declared a part of Israel, in another declaration sure to enflame passions among Palestinians and...

Israel

NJ Senator Cory Booker Slams ‘Repugnant’ Call for Killing of Je...

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker (D) has issued a scorching rebuke to the Jersey City imam who delivered two antisemitic sermons...

Middle East

Interfaith Delegation From Bahrain Visits Israel, Draws Criticism in Arab W...

JNS.org - An interfaith delegation from Bahrain is visiting Israel during Hanukkah in an unprecedented trip. On Tuesday night, the group attended...

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