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ARTICLES BY: Jonathan S. Tobin / JNS.org


June 18, 2018 7:57 am
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Antisemitism at the United Nations Cannot Be Ignored

JNS.org - It was just another day at the office for UN officials. As it has done innumerable times in the last 50 years, on...

June 13, 2018 2:52 pm
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Will American Jews Answer These Letters?

JNS.org – Is peace still possible between Israelis and Palestinians? After the events of the last 25 years, the answer from most Israelis seems to...

May 31, 2018 9:38 am
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A Lesson From Roseanne: Let’s Abolish Jewish Celebrities

JNS.org - Like any embattled minority that needed positive role models, early- and mid-20th-century Jews living in the United States embraced celebrities with any sort of...

May 30, 2018 12:57 pm
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Why the Palestinians Can’t Say ‘Yes’ to Trump

JNS.org - Can the Palestinians finally not miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity? That paraphrase of Abba Eban’s famous quote provides the key question to...

May 29, 2018 4:26 pm
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What’s Wrong With Defining Antisemitism?

JNS.org – If there is one issue on which there ought to be a political consensus eve in an era of almost unprecedented partisan division,...

May 25, 2018 2:19 pm
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An End to Iran Defeatism

JNS.org – Everyone was eager to hear from the new US secretary of state, but they didn’t care much for what he said. Many international...

May 9, 2018 1:14 pm
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Wrong Man? Right Decision!

JNS.org – It took him 16 months to get around to it, but US President Donald Trump finally kept another campaign promise and pulled the...

May 4, 2018 2:38 pm
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Abbas Isn’t the Real Problem

JNS.org – Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas shocked The New York Times with his latest speech. After years of apologizing and rationalizing Abbas’s behavior, the paper’s editorial column had...

April 23, 2018 3:04 pm
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How Not to Beat BDS

JNS.org – The BDS movement hasn’t won many victories in the United States in recent years, but Israel’s opponents had to be thrilled when they...

April 20, 2018 2:32 pm
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70 Years of Miracles

JNS.org – Like some of the past celebrations of Israel’s Independence Day, the fuss being made about Israel’s 70th birthday this year hasn’t penetrated too far...

April 17, 2018 8:46 am
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Trump’s Syria Strikes Are Not Enough

JNS.org - If the sole criteria by which Donald Trump’s actions in Syria should be judged are to be compared with his predecessor, then perhaps the...

April 16, 2018 4:37 pm
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The Universalist Impulse and Anne Frank

JNS.org – In what must be considered a public-relations coup of epic proportions, the New Israel Fund announced this week that it would be benefiting...

April 10, 2018 2:31 pm
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Gaza Is Nothing Like Selma

JNS.org – When Hamas organized a “March of Return” on March 30, like the producers of a theatrical production, leaders of the terrorist group and...

April 6, 2018 2:13 pm
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Trump Repeats Obama’s Mistakes on Syria

JNS.org – After eight years of dealing with an American president who considered establishing more “daylight” between the United States and Israel, the last 15 months...

Culture

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

Features

Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

World

Pulitzer-Winning Conservative Jewish Commentator Charles Krauthammer Dies a...

Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer, who gave up a psychiatric career to become one of the leading conservative political commentators...

Israel

Arrival of Summer Means One Thing for Israeli Beachgoers: Watch Out for Jel...

It’s summer, which means one thing for Israeli beachgoers on the Mediterranean coast -- watch out for jellyfish. “It’s their time,”...

Middle East

Palestinian Baby Did Not Die From Gaza Border Clashes, Family Paid by Hamas...

JNS.org – A cousin of the 8-month-old baby, Laila al-Ghandour, whose Palestinian parents claim died of tear-gas inhalation during the...

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