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Joshua S. Block is a communications, foreign policy and political strategist who has been involved in national politics and policy for nearly 20 years. A former Clinton Administration official & spokesman at USAID, Block spent nearly a decade on the senior staff of AIPAC, where he was Spokesman and Director of Strategic Communications. Block was named by Foreign Policy Magazine to its Twitterati 100 list of the most influential foreign policy experts on Twitter (@JoshBlockDC).

ARTICLES BY: Joshua S. Block


February 21, 2019 4:54 pm
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Why Are Leading European Countries Helping Iran?

In an extraordinarily blunt speech at the US-hosted Middle East conference in Poland, Vice President Mike Pence lashed out at some of America’s closest allies...

October 10, 2018 8:10 am
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The Progressive Movement and Antisemitism

For most of us, there is a reflexive tendency to think of antisemitism as something that is propagated by the alt-right -- white supremacists, the...

September 27, 2018 7:30 am
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Why the Rise of Political Antisemitism Is so Dangerous

The stakes have never been higher for the Jewish community in the UK. British Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s relentless obsession with Israel has created...

August 28, 2018 10:41 am
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Why UNRWA’s Funding Should Be Cut

The Trump administration’s decision to slash annual funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) by half has drawn special attention to the...

July 26, 2018 12:41 pm
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Anti-Israel Hatred Also Exists in Sports

The Lacrosse Championship in Israel has come to an end, creating lasting memories for years to come. In a vibrant festival of sport, 46 teams...

June 21, 2018 7:35 am
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Telling the Truth About Hamas

Over the past few weeks, Gazans have sent hundreds of terror kites across the border with Israel, causing over 400 fires, destroying millions of dollars’ worth of agriculture,...

June 5, 2018 7:21 am
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Seizing the Moment to Remove Iran from Syria

With the recent withdrawal of the United States from the Iran nuclear accord (JCPOA), we are witnessing a critical strategic shift in America’s Iran policy. The...

May 23, 2018 3:33 pm
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The US Embassy Move Reflects the New Middle East

When Iranian Quds forces fired missiles at Israeli targets on the Golan Heights recently and Israel responded by decimating significant parts of Iran’s military infrastructure inside Syria,...

May 15, 2018 9:16 am
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Moving the US Embassy Will Benefit the Whole Middle East

The Middle East has always been a place of universal truths. The first and most prominent is the belief that resolving the conflict between Israelis...

May 10, 2018 7:58 am
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Don’t Just Destroy the Iran Deal — Deliver an Alternative

May 8, 2018, the day that Donald Trump announced that he's pulling America out of the nuclear deal with Iran, will mark the inauguration of a...

October 24, 2017 2:10 pm
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Trump Must Fulfill His Promise, and Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem

President Trump’s first overseas trip in May 2017 coincided with a very special day -- the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem. The reunification, in...

July 27, 2017 10:40 am
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Two Years Later, Iran’s Nuclear Deal Has Not Worked

Two years after the US-led group of six world powers reached a nuclear agreement with Iran, President Trump confirmed that Iran has met the conditions for recertification. Mr....

Culture

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in...

Jewish Professor and Poet Discusses His New Book of Poetry

Baruch November is a professor of English at Touro College in Manhattan. His poems have appeared in The Forward, The...

‘Today’ Show Anchor Savannah Guthrie Takes Helicopter Tour of ‘Magical’ Israel

"Today" show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie recently took a helicopter tour...

Features

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

World

Dublin City University Students Pledge ‘Active Solidarity With Palest...

Students at Dublin City University voted to endorse the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel this week,...

Israel

Netanyahu in Passover Greeting: Story of the Jewish People ‘Has No Pa...

Newly re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a Passover greeting in a video published on social media on Friday,...

Middle East

Turkey Arrests Suspected Spies for UAE, Probing Khashoggi Link

Turkey has arrested two intelligence operatives who confessed to spying on Arab nationals for the United Arab Emirates, and it is probing whether the arrival in Turkey of one of...

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