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ARTICLES BY: Jonathan S. Tobin / JNS.org


August 13, 2018 9:10 am
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The Gaza Conundrum and the Two-State Solution

JNS.org - For Israelis, it’s a case of déjà vu all over again. As they have so many times in the last 11 years since the...

August 3, 2018 2:51 pm
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Return of the Refugee Crisis

JNS.org – Thanks to a decision by the administration of US President Donald Trump, an international agency tasked with caring for refugees is facing budget...

July 19, 2018 4:14 pm
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The ‘Occupation’ and the Old-New Romance of Socialism

JNS.org – At only 28 years old and with nothing but an upset primary win in a New York City congressional district on her résumé, being...

July 9, 2018 1:03 pm
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‘Pay to Slay’ and Why the ‘Occupation’ Continues

JNS.org - To Israel’s critics, there really is only one issue to discuss with respect to the conflict with the Palestinians: the “occupation.” For them, Israel’s...

July 5, 2018 11:05 am
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Heeding the Lessons of Jewish Unity and Democracy from Natan Sharansky

JNS.org - Natan Sharansky is exiting the center stage of Jewish life. The 70-year-old former Soviet dissident and prisoner turned author, Israeli politician, and for the...

July 3, 2018 4:16 pm
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What Germans Understand About BDS

JNS.org – Who ever thought Germans would have a better grasp of the need to stand up against antisemitism than the Scots? It’s been more than...

June 26, 2018 2:57 pm
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Kushner’s Truth-Telling Message to the Palestinians

JNS.org – For all of its economic, military and cultural strength that has made it a regional superpower, the State of Israel remains a little...

June 22, 2018 3:04 pm
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Learning the Lessons of Gaza

JNS.org – In the view of many Israeli security experts, the results of the 2014 Gaza war were decisive. “Operation Protective Edge” -- the counterattack against...

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...

Culture

New York Jewish Professional Looks for Love on ABC Reality Show

Michael B. Chadwick has baked challah from scratch, rented an apartment to Grammy-winner Joss Stone, and been to every American...

Features

Iranians Furious at Regime as Economy Teeters on the Brink

JNS.org - Thousands of Iranian citizens have been protesting across the country, including in major cities such as Tehran, Karaj,...

Israeli Hospitals Drill the Transition from ‘Routine to War’

JNS.org - Under the expert guidance of IDF Home Front Command, Israeli hospitals across the country are shoring up their...

America’s Unending Hostage Crisis With Iran

A year before leaving office, Barack Obama stunned the world with a prisoner trade with Iran. After more than a...

World

Australian Students Condemned For Dressing Up as Jewish Caricatures With Mo...

Jewish students in Australia have condemned a series of images showing students at a North Adelaide college engaging in behavior...

Israel

Ex-Mossad Chief Skeptical of Russian Ability to Remove Iran From Syria

In an interview with a Saudi-owned media outlet published on Monday, ex-Mossad chief Tamir Pardo expressed doubt that Russia had the ability to remove Iran from Syria -- a longstanding...

Middle East

Palestinians Wary as UN May Not Open Schools in Time

The United Nations agency dealing with Palestinian refugees may not be able to open schools for half a million children because it has run out of money since the United...

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