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

ARTICLES BY: Johanna Markind


December 22, 2017 2:22 pm
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New Film Beautifully Showcases Jerusalem Archaeology to Rebut Historical Revisionism

Pierre Rehov's beautiful new film, "Unveiling Jerusalem," shines a spotlight on the city's architectural wonders and amazing recent archaeological finds. Even more importantly, it exposes...

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

Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

In New Initiative, Yad Vashem Tackles 21st Century Antisemitism

JNS.org - It is American teachers like Lori Fulton who, with their commitment to Holocaust education, are poised to be...

World

Senator Lindsey Graham: A Rash US Pullout from Syria Will Create ‘Ira...

US Senator Lindsey Graham said on Saturday he hoped President Donald Trump would slow the US withdrawal from Syria until...

Israel

Man Charged with Murder of Israeli Exchange Student in Melbourne

A 20-year-old man was charged on Saturday with the murder of Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe in Melbourne amidst an outrage over violence against women in Australia's second-largest city. Maasarwe, 21, an...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Calls for Syria’s Return to Arab Lea...

Lebanon's Caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil called on Friday for reinstating Syria into the Arab League. "Syria should return to us ... Syria...

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