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ARTICLES BY: Jonathan S. Tobin / JNS.org

April 7, 2021 11:05 am

Why Are Jews and Poles Still Arguing About the Holocaust?

JNS.org - It’s a controversy in which there are no heroes, as well as one that in a more rational world no one would bother...

April 6, 2021 11:06 am

Has Biden Already Betrayed the Trust of Pro-Israel Democrats?

JNS.org - It’s only been 11 weeks since Joe Biden was sworn in as president of the United States. With the president preoccupied with domestic...

April 5, 2021 2:27 pm

Don’t Buy a Narrative About Hate That Fuels Unreasonable Fear

JNS.org - If you are an American Jew, are you feeling afraid? Are you convinced that America is fast becoming a cesspool of antisemitism with...

March 31, 2021 12:25 pm

How Many American Jews Are There, and Does it Really Matter?

JNS.org - This past weekend, the White House Passover seder was hosted by America’s Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff. The Brooklyn, NY-born lawyer is the first...

March 30, 2021 1:28 pm

Ignore Jonathan Pollard’s Terrible Advice

JNS.org - It was probably inevitable that we hadn’t heard the last of Jonathan Pollard. When the convicted spy landed in Israel last fall, most...

March 25, 2021 10:05 am

Israel Still Can’t Make Up Its Mind About Netanyahu

JNS.org - When the first exit polls were published, it seemed as if the long stalemate had been ended. Within a couple of hours, however,...

March 23, 2021 11:00 am

Does the Haggadah Teach the Meaning of Life?

JNS.org - Some Jews can’t get enough of the inspiration it offers for questions and debate. Others grow up counting pages in it, waiting, often...

March 21, 2021 6:20 am

The Problem With Ethnic Studies Isn’t Just How It Treats Jews

JNS.org - Some Jews are declaring victory. Their long battle to alter the draft of the proposed Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) for California public...

March 18, 2021 11:05 am

The Antisemitism Permission Slip Israel-Haters Wanted

JNS.org - Did the world need a new definition of antisemitism? Actually, no. The meaning of the term was fully explained in the document produced...

March 17, 2021 11:05 am

Israeli Democracy Is Still Not in Danger

JNS.org - As Israel heads to its fourth Knesset election in two years on March 23, polls show that the outcome is very much in...

March 16, 2021 1:06 pm

Antisemitism Gets Endorsed By the Grammys

JNS.org - For the last 10 months, many Americans have embraced the notion that their country is guilty of “systemic racism.” In the wake of...

March 15, 2021 1:40 pm

Is Bipartisanship on Iran a Lost Cause?

JNS.org - On its face, it seems like very good news. A pair of gestures—a letter from members of the House of Representatives and a...

March 11, 2021 3:03 pm

Can Left and Right Unite to Topple a Forever Prime Minister?

JNS.org - As Israel heads to the polls for the fourth time in the course of two years later this month, interest in the voting...

March 9, 2021 2:28 pm

Will Biden’s Moves Bring the Saudis Closer to Israel?

JNS.org - President Joe Biden’s foreign-policy team has talked a lot about re-emphasizing diplomacy and re-engaging with allies after what they claim was the trashing...


Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...


UN General Assembly to Meet Over Mideast Violence on Thursday

The UN General Assembly will meet on Thursday over fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants, General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir said on Monday as the fiercest hostilities in the region...


Hamas Fires Rockets Again After Night of Heavy IDF Strikes

i24 News – Hamas took responsibility for rockets fired at southern Israeli communities Netivot and Sdot Negev area Tuesday, after a night of heavy Israeli strikes reported in the Gaza...

Middle East

Iraqis Hold Anti-Israel Protests After Call by Cleric, Militias

Chanting crowds gathered in several Iraqi cities on Saturday, some burning Israeli and American flags, in protest against Israel’s war against the Gaza terrorist group Hamas. Thousands of demonstrators shouted anti-Israel...


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