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ARTICLES BY: Jonathan S. Tobin / JNS.org


October 15, 2018 8:49 am
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The Price of Saudi Friendship

JNS.org - In one sense, the disappearance of Washington Post journalist Jamal Kashoggi after he entered Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, last week is...

October 11, 2018 8:47 am
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BDS Threatens the Diaspora, Not Israel

JNS.org - This past week, we learned of yet another educator at the University of Michigan who has refused to give a Jewish student a...

October 10, 2018 11:37 am
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The Woman Who Showed How Americans Can Succeed at the UN

JNS.org - The resignation of US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley took the political world by surprise, but it’s likely that no one...

September 28, 2018 8:44 am
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Trump Puts the Ball Back in the Palestinians’ Court

JNS.org - Is the two-state solution back in play? That’s the upshot of the latest comments from Donald Trump. At the United Nations on Wednesday, Trump...

September 26, 2018 12:23 pm
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When Experts Ignore the Truth About Israel and the Palestinians

JNS.org - When New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman offers up a Middle East peace plan, the world stops and listens. Or at least it...

September 20, 2018 10:45 am
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A New Low for BDS? Impeding Student Travel to Israel

JNS.org - A teacher writing a letter of recommendation for a student is a commonplace event. Teachers refusing such requests may also be common, but...

September 7, 2018 10:27 am
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The Need for Strength and Self-Defense: The Lessons of Syria

JNS.org - The centerpiece of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur liturgy is the “Unetaneh Tokef” prayer: “Let us tell how utterly holy this day is.”...

September 6, 2018 10:24 am
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25 Years of Oslo Illusions

JNS.org - When the Trump administration announced that it was ending its funding of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) last week, the protests...

September 2, 2018 12:10 pm
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Where Will America’s Rabbis Lead Us This New Year?

What was American Jewry’s greatest failing in 5778? If your answer is that our communal life hasn’t been sufficiently partisan or focused enough on the...

August 28, 2018 9:36 am
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Why We Still Need Heroes Like John McCain

JNS.org - Anybody who pays attention to the sorts of things honored by contemporary popular culture knows that stories about heroism are passé. But why then...

August 27, 2018 8:34 am
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Take the 5779 Jewish Pundit Quiz

JNS.org - Was 5778 a good year? For Jews around the world, it was the usual mixed bag. The US embassy in Israel was finally moved...

August 26, 2018 9:05 am
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Leonard Bernstein’s Century

JNS.org - Throughout the last year, American cultural institutions have been celebrating the life of Leonard Bernstein. The celebrated composer, conductor, and educator who died...

August 24, 2018 2:39 pm
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Why Rashida Tlaib Matters

JNS.org – Sometimes the most important trends are those demonstrated by a lack of reaction, rather than a storm of protest. Rashida Tlaib, the Democratic nominee and all-but-certain...

August 23, 2018 7:08 am
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‘Fauda’ and the Two-State Solution

JNS.org - In the international hit Israeli TV series Fauda, the head of the Palestinian Authority (PA) security service is a fictional character named Abu Maher....

Culture

British Jews Congratulate Princess Meghan and Royal Family on Baby News

A Jewish group in the UK congratulated the royal family and the Duchess...

New Zealand Activists Raise Funds for Palestinian Charity After Fine by Israeli Court

Two New Zealand anti-Israel activists have raised NZ$14,000 ($9,108.40) as of Sunday for...

NFL Player Gets Schooled About Jewish Food, Hebrew Slang

A NFL player recently accepted an invitation from a sports anchor to try Jewish food for the first time and learn...

Features

The Man Who Chose Israel

I am the CEO of the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation. This organization, founded in 1977, helps young people in Israel’s...

Report: Hezbollah Hacked Into Mobile Devices Worldwide

Hezbollah hackers used "catfishing" techniques on social media to infiltrate mobile devices worldwide, according to a release from the Czech...

UCI Preparing to Refer Anti-Israel Disrupters to Prosecution

Campus police at University of California, Irvine will in the near future refer anti-Israel disruptors of a May 3, 2018...

World

Session at Immigrant Youth Group Conference Equates Israel With Nazi German...

A pro-Israel group on Thursday denounced an "antisemitic" session recently hosted by an immigrant youth organization, which compared Israel with...

Israel

Netanyahu Thanks Australian PM for Consideration of Jerusalem Recognition, ...

During a phone call with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison revealed he was...

Middle East

Syria Says Idlib Situation Untenable If Jihadists Won’t Comply With D...

Syria's foreign minister said on Monday the situation in Idlib was untenable if jihadists do not comply with a Russian-Turkish...

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