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Joshua Levitt is a Contributor for The Algemeiner. Previously, Joshua served as an advisor to the newspaper, as its Managing Editor and as Senior Correspondent. Follow him on Twitter at @joshua5737 and read recent features here.

ARTICLES BY: Joshua Levitt


August 16, 2014 8:01 pm
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‘Hamas’s Bin Laden’ Mohammed Al-Deif Lives Underground, Credited for Building Al-Qassam Brigades Into Military Force, Claims 25,000 Fighters

"Hamas's Osama Bin Laden," in the words of Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid, was born Mohammed Diab Ibrahim Al-Masri, in Khan Younes, in 1948, and is...

August 15, 2014 11:21 am
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IDF Soldier Describes Fraught Search for Lt. Hadar Goldin, Killed in Combat – ‘If I’m Not Back in 5 Minutes, I’m Dead’

Israel Defense Forces Lt. Eitan, 23, for the first time on Friday described the harrowing search for Lt. Hadar Goldin, also 23, killed in...

August 15, 2014 11:11 am
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Hamas Spox: We Deported Foreign Journalists for Filming Missile Launches

Hamas spokeswoman Isra Al-Mudallal, head of foreign relations in the Hamas Information Ministry, on Thursday told Lebanon's satellite broadcaster Mayadeen TV that journalists who filmed...

August 15, 2014 11:05 am
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UK Chief Rabbi Mirvis: Middle East Situation ‘Not an Excuse for Simply Abominable and Unacceptable’ Anti-Semitism

UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis said there was no excuse for the global rise of anti-Semitism in response to Israel's Operation Protective Edge to stop...

August 14, 2014 7:48 pm
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For 90 Minutes, Jewish Leaders Tell UN’s Ban Ki-moon About Hamas Abuses, List 19 War Crimes

For a full 90 minutes on Wednesday, Jewish leaders told United Nations Secretary-General Ban-Ki Moon about the litany of abuses of international rules of warfare...

August 14, 2014 7:25 pm
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PA President Mahmoud Abbas Under Pressure As Armed Wing of Fatah Insists on Fighting, Questioning His Sincerity for Peace

The Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, the armed wing of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah party, gave exclusive footage to Lebanon's pan-Arab satellite broadcaster Mayadeen...

August 14, 2014 7:10 pm
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Malaysian Teen’s Facebook ‘Like’ of Post That Says ‘I Love Israel’ Prompts Sedition Probe

A 17-year-old student in the northern Malaysian state of Penang was placed under investigation for sedition, after "liking" a post on Facebook that said...

August 14, 2014 1:56 pm
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Israelis Campaign for Kurdish Independence and Against Yazidi Massacre at U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv (VIDEO)

A large group of Israelis, many of them Kurdish Jews, gathered in front of the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv on Wednesday to express their solidarity...

August 14, 2014 9:10 am
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Philo-Semite Becomes a Jew for a Week to Experience Anti-Semitism Firsthand

As reports of the 'Global Pogrom' around the world reflect the latent anti-Semitism brought out by Israel's battle to disarm Hamas in Gaza, one non-Jewish...

August 14, 2014 9:07 am
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Iranian Parliament Speaker Congratulates Hezbollah on Anniversary of 2006 ‘Victory’ Over Israel, Urges Hamas to Continue Fight in Gaza

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Wednesday congratulated Hezbollah on the eighth anniversary of its 2006 "victory" over Israel and urged Hamas to continue its...

August 13, 2014 3:02 pm
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‘Human Wrongs Council’ – Israel Ambassador to UN on Schabas Appointment to Gaza Commission

Ambassador Ron Prosor, Israel's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on Tuesday said "the United Nations Human Rights Council set a new record for anti-Israel...

August 12, 2014 1:35 pm
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Spanish Journalist in Gaza: Hamas Launched Rockets From Press Hotel

Freelance Spanish journalist Fernando Gutiérrez said on Twitter Hamas was launching rockets from the press hotel, in Gaza. In Spanish, Gutiérrez, who is writing for Melilla Hoy, tweeted,...

August 12, 2014 1:19 pm
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Rome Blanketed by Posters Calling for Boycott of Jewish-Owned Shops

Rome was blanketed with posters calling for the boycott of Jewish-owned business by far-right Italian group Vita Est Militia, amid a global rise in...

August 12, 2014 10:23 am
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Palestinian Envoy to Iran: Israel’s Annihilation Just Started

Palestinian Authority Envoy to Tehran Salah al-Zawawi told supporters of Gaza on Tuesday that "Israel's annihilation has begun and the new generation in Iran...

Culture

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...

Israel’s Other Founding Fathers and a Vanquished World

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019). “Time...

Supermodel Karlie Kloss Confirms She Converted to Judaism Before Marrying Joshua Kushner

Supermodel Karlie Kloss confirmed for the first time publicly that she...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

World

17 UC Berkeley Professors Warn ‘Discriminatory’ BDS Campaign Po...

Seventeen faculty members at the University of California, Berkeley, warned on Tuesday against the threat posed by the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment,...

Israel

Israel Says UN Gaza War Crimes Report Biased Against It

Israel said on Thursday a UN report critical of its use of lethal force during Palestinian protests on the Gaza border was biased and should have included a demand that the...

Middle East

Iran Will Boost Defense Capabilities Despite US Pressure, Khamenei Says

Iran is determined to boost its defense capabilities despite mounting pressure from the United States and its allies to curb its ballistic missile program, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday. "We...

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