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ARTICLES BY: Jonathan S. Tobin / JNS.org


December 5, 2017 10:55 am
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Despite His Flaws, Defending Trump on Jerusalem

JNS.org - In the end, perhaps only a president so completely divorced from diplomatic reality and utterly indifferent to international opinion could do it. Despite the...

November 23, 2017 1:39 pm
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The Saudis Are Right: Trump’s Love of Russia Could Endanger the World

JNS.org - It’s difficult for Americans to sympathize with the rulers of Saudi Arabia. Though a longstanding ally of the US, the oil-rich theocracy has helped...

November 20, 2017 11:24 am
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Time for a Peace Process Paradigm Change

JNS.org - What are the details of the Middle East peace plan that President Donald Trump will use to craft what he hopes is the...

November 13, 2017 4:22 pm
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Silencing Israel on Campus

JNS.org - One of the complaints about the organized Jewish community is that it is silencing criticism of Israel. Left-wingers paint a dismal picture of a...

November 6, 2017 2:36 pm
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The False Claims About Bannon and Antisemitism

JNS.org - Breitbart.com CEO and former White House senior counselor Steve Bannon has called himself a “Leninist.” It’s an apt description because, though a conservative, he...

October 30, 2017 11:08 am
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Balfour, the Palestinians — and No Peace

JNS.org - It was a minor news story in the summer of 2016. Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas announced that he was suing Great Britain over...

October 23, 2017 12:52 pm
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How the Israeli Left Views the Palestinians

JNS.org - Some Jewish institutions in America are under siege these days, and their principal critics aren’t neo-Nazis. Despite the clear leftward tilt of a large...

October 16, 2017 4:23 pm
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Why I Support Trump’s Contraception Decision

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s decision to throw out the Obamacare contraception mandate -- and to largely exempt religious groups from non-discrimination statutes -- has drawn withering...

October 9, 2017 11:35 am
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An Antisemitic Smear Gets Another Hearing

JNS.org - Last month, former CIA officer Valerie Plame crossed a line on social media that even the mainstream liberal media couldn’t ignore. Plame gained fame due...

October 2, 2017 12:38 pm
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Interpol and the Palestinians: Where’s a Cop When You Need One?

JNS.org - The good news is that Interpol apparently isn’t the international police agency that movies and television shows have led us to believe. The bad...

September 25, 2017 12:01 pm
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Can Liberals Overlook Trump’s Flaws and Embrace His Policies?

JNS.org - Is there anything that would entice liberal Jews to stand with President Donald Trump or to join with him in trashing former President Barack...

September 19, 2017 10:16 am
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Where Does Israel Fit in a Jewish Future Without Faith?

JNS.org - For Prime Minister Netanyahu’s political opponents, his government’s woes aren’t just an opportunity to score political points -- they also provide easy-to-understand explanations for American...

September 14, 2017 12:56 pm
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Will High Holiday Sermons Get Too Political?

JNS.org - For rabbis, High Holiday sermons are their annual golden opportunity to reach a much larger audience than usual. For members of a congregation, the sermons can...

September 9, 2017 3:28 pm
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Mengele, Charlottesville and the Lessons of History

JNS.org – What can the hunt for Josef Mengele teach us about the challenges facing Jews today? With a debate stirring about whether left-wing or right-wing...

Culture

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...

France’s Greatest Composer — Georges Bizet — Was Jewish

Few operas are performed more than Georges Bizet’s Carmen; none are better loved. It...

Features

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Bringing US Policy ‘Back to Reality’

JNS.org - President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on...

Israel’s Iron Dome System Goes Naval

JNS.org - The Israeli Navy has a new tool at its disposal to defend the country’s offshore gas rigs in the...

World

Swedish PM Condemns Attempted Arson Attack at Synagogue as Three Arrested

Three people were arrested early on Sunday after an attempted arson attack at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, prosecutors said. There were no reports of injuries and the...

Israel

Israel Destroys ‘Significant’ Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From G...

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being...

Middle East

Iraq Holds Military Parade Celebrating Final Victory Over Islamic State

An Iraqi military parade celebrating final victory over Islamic State is underway in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, an Iraqi military spokesman told Reuters on Sunday. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared...

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