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ARTICLES BY: Jonathan S. Tobin / JNS.org


June 26, 2017 10:06 am
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Want a Jewish Future? Forget Emotion and Look at the Numbers

JNS.org - In early 2014, I joined a group of Jewish scholars and writers who gathered to ponder the startling statistics contained in the Pew...

June 19, 2017 11:00 am
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Don’t Ask Ivanka to Oppose Religious Freedom

JNS.org - Ivanka Trump is more than just the first daughter. As a key adviser, as well as the wife of Jared Kushner, the president’s...

June 12, 2017 10:50 am
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Who Loses When Synagogues Join the Resistance?

JNS.org - For many years, every population study has shown that the American synagogue is in trouble. The demographic collapse of non-Orthodox Jewry has affected...

June 6, 2017 1:07 pm
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Want a Path to Peace? Pound the Table at Abbas

JNS.org - The most important incident during President Donald Trump’s visit to the Middle East took place out of view of the international press. At...

May 29, 2017 4:57 pm
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Taking Trump Seriously, But Not Literally, in the Middle East

JNS.org - In a seminal piece for The Atlantic last September, journalist Salena Zito explained a simple truth that most people hadn’t grasped about the...

May 22, 2017 1:23 pm
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Can Trump’s Outside-In Formula Work?

JNS.org - Much of the attention being given to President Donald Trump’s visit to the Middle East has focused on whether his first foreign trip will...

May 15, 2017 4:31 pm
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The Foolish Embassy Expectation Game

JNS.org - When President Donald Trump heads to the Middle East next week, the world will be primarily watching closely to see if he makes any...

May 8, 2017 11:57 am
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Is Trump Being Played by the Palestinians?

JNS.org - US President Donald Trump’s optimism about Middle East peace might be justified. Perhaps Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas’ pledge that he will be a...

May 1, 2017 11:02 am
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Why the Iran Debate Is Not Over

JNS.org - When the Obama administration managed to avoid a congressional vote on its nuclear deal with Iran in 2015 courtesy of a Democratic Senate filibuster,...

April 25, 2017 11:59 am
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The Palestinians Don’t Want a Mandela, They Want Another Arafat

JNS.org - Palestinian internal politics and liberal hostility to Israel came together at the New York Times this month. The newspaper provoked a firestorm of criticism...

April 16, 2017 1:03 pm
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Sean Spicer and the Hitler Rule

JNS.org - The biggest Jewish news story during Passover this year proved a rule of political argument: whoever mentions Hitler first always loses. I'm referring, of course, to Sean...

April 14, 2017 3:06 pm
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There Must Be Limits to American Jewish Community’s ‘Big Tent’

JNS.org - What is the one value that the Jewish community should care most about? To listen to many who run Jewish organizations and communal philanthropies, the answer...

April 9, 2017 12:37 pm
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Stop Denying the Israeli Consensus on the Palestinians

JNS.org - Yair Lapid is the current favorite to become prime minister when the Israeli people go to the polls to elect a new Knesset. But whether...

October 7, 2012 3:39 am
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Opinion: The Jewish Charm Offensive Crack-up

Many months of hard work by Democratic activists aiming to shore up Jewish support for U.S. President Barack Obama wasn't undermined by arguments from his...

Features

Unpacking the Message of Iran’s Missile Strike Against Islamic State

JNS.org - While Iran routinely threatens Israel, experts say that the Islamic Republic was...

Israel’s Recent Response to Syrian Mortars Deemed ‘Old Policy’

JNS.org - Mortar shells fired from Syria into the Israeli Golan Heights on Saturday...

Will Palestinian Energy Feud Spark Surge in Violence Against Israel?

JNS.org - The long-running feud between Hamas and Fatah has led to a deepening...

World

UK Government Threatens to Cancel Hamas-Linked Event Featuring Speaker Who ...

A Palestinian cultural festival in London next month is set to provide a platform to a group of activists known for their...

Israel

Jerusalem Attempting to Thwart Latest Anti-Israel Motion at UNESCO

JNS.org - The Israeli government is advancing an effort to thwart the latest anti-Israel initiative at the United Nations cultural body UNESCO. The new motion would deny Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem and...

Middle East

Iran’s President Rouhani Rejects Qatar ‘Siege’ by Arab Na...

Iran's president Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that the "siege of Qatar is not acceptable for us," according...

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