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ARTICLES BY: Josh Hasten / JNS.org


June 26, 2016 5:55 am
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Filmmaker Calls for UNRWA ‘Self-Introspection’ Over Palestinian Classroom Incitement

JNS.org - A newly released 10-minute online video produced by the Jerusalem-based Center for Near East Policy Research says that many of the Palestinians who have murdered...

June 16, 2016 6:11 am
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Christian Zionist Documentary Reveals Truth About BDS and ‘Hating Israel’

JNS.org - “When it comes to apartheid, Israel sucks.” It’s a key quote delivered by American comedian Brad Stine, a devout Christian and a featured personality in...

January 10, 2016 3:40 am
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The ‘Uprising’ of Nili Block, Israel’s Female Kickboxing World Champion

JNS.org - The “cover photo” quote featured on 20-year-old Nili Block’s Facebook page says, “When My Body ‘Shouts’ Stop, My Mind ‘Screams’ Never.” The quote is on...

October 18, 2015 7:52 am
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Amid Current Palestinian Terror Wave, Kin of Prior Israeli Victims Not Forgotten

JNS.org - The wave of Palestinian terrorism plaguing Israel has caused mass fear, injuries and deaths. The news is almost impossible to keep up with, as...

August 7, 2014 10:55 pm
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Humanitarian Pressure Helped Create Terror Tunnels in Gaza

JNS.org -With the withdrawal of ground troops from Gaza on Tuesday, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said it completed its mission of dismantling a...

May 28, 2014 6:58 am
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Hong Kong Wants to Expand Business Ties with ‘Start-Up Nation’

JNS.org - Israel's business community has increasingly turned eastward towards booming Asian markets—so much so it was recentlyreported that in 2014, Israel is expected...

May 23, 2014 7:13 am
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Israeli Entrepreneurs’ Pocket Printer Seeks to Revolutionize ‘Left Behind’ Device

JNS.org - Living in the fast-paced world of evolving mobile technology, two young Israeli entrepreneurs have invented what they hope will revolutionize the one...

May 21, 2014 7:04 am
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Bill to Ban Free Israeli Newspapers Sparks Outcry

JNS.org - With the Summer Assembly of Israel's 19th Knesset now in session, a highly controversial bill has drawn the ire of many from...

April 23, 2014 9:26 am
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Will Israel Make Use of Nazi Slurs and Symbols Punishable by Law?

JNS.org - There's little doubt that U.S. native MK Rabbi Dov Lipman (Yesh Atid) takes great pride, but at the same time grasps the...

April 10, 2014 8:43 am
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French Anti-Semitism and French Aliyah Skyrocket on Parallel Tracks

JNS.org - Against the backdrop of studies revealing rising anti-Semitism both in France and across all of Europe, as well as one particularly brutal attack...

March 16, 2014 2:03 am
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Israeli-Canadian Singer’s New Single Seeks to Give Purim Miracle Everyday Relevance

JNS.org - In time for Purim 2014, popular Israeli-Canadian singer and composer Naftali Kalfa seeks to give everyday relevance to the Jewish holiday's age-old...

March 7, 2014 7:53 am
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New Program Increases Options for Yeshiva Students Seeking to Earn a BA in Israel

JNS.org - For Anglo university students who are spending a semester abroad in Israel, or those who have recently made aliyah, the Israeli...

March 6, 2014 8:01 am
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Defying BDS Calls, Promoter Shuki Weiss Brings Big-Name Performers to Israel

JNS.org - While Pink Floyd's Roger Waters has in recent years acted as a de facto frontman for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS)...

February 7, 2014 8:22 am
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Jerusalem Conference Seeks to Empower People With Disabilities

JNS.org - Wheelchair-bound Yoav Kreim—a well-known leader and spokesperson for people with disabilities in Israel for more than 20 years—has led demonstrations, lobbied members...

Culture

Jay-Z Refutes Accusations of Antisemitic Lyrics: ‘It Was an Exaggeration’

Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z has slammed claims that lyrics on his recently released album included...

Hollywood Pays Tribute to Iconic Jewish Comic Jerry Lewis Following His Death at Age 91

A number of celebrities shared tributes to comedic legend Jerry Lewis, who died...

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Features

Jewish Beard Growers Strive to Be the Face of Global Facial Hair Showdown

JNS.org - Visitors to the Otto Weidt Workshop for the Blind Museum in Berlin often meet Haim...

With Kurdistan, Israel May Gain ‘Stable, Tolerant’ Ally in Fight Against Islamic Extremism

JNS.org - During the last several years, Israel has witnessed the crumbling...

Netanyahu and Putin to Hold Syria Talks, Amid Iranian Threat

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in the Russian resort city of...

World

Shia Imam in Southern California Restates Belief That Israel ‘Finance...

A prominent Shia Muslim imam in California is sticking defiantly with his allegation that Israel finances and arms ISIS --...

Israel

Israel Expresses Solidarity with Finland After Country’s First Islamic Te...

JNS.org - The Israeli Foreign Ministry expressed solidarity with the Finnish people on Monday, several days after the European nation experienced...

Middle East

Netanyahu Tells Putin: Iran’s Growing Role in Syria Threatens Israel

Iran's growing role in Syria poses a threat to Israel, the Middle East and the world, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. "Mr. President, with joint...

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