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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


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

New York Times Amends Palestinian Terrorist Barghouti’s Op-Ed Amid Outcry

JNS.org - A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York...

World

Georgia’s Kennesaw State University Hosts Camel, Kangaroo on Campus f...

A Georgia university hosted a camel and kangaroo on campus last week as part of a program celebrating Israeli culture, with organizers...

Israel

Israel Reportedly Strikes Pro-Regime Military Base in Syria

JNS.org - The Israeli military launched an attack on a military base belonging to pro-regime forces in Syria Sunday, according to local reports. According to a statement issued by the National Defense...

Middle East

Lebanese Prime Minister Asks UN to Help on Permanent Ceasefire With Israel

JNS.org - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri asked the United Nations Friday for help in forging a permanent cease-fire with Israel, ending what he called the Jewish state’s “continuous violations” of...

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