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avatar Lyn Julius
Lyn Julius is a journalist, blogger and co-founder of Harif (www.harif.org), a UK Association of Jews from the Middle East and North Africa. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, Haaretz, Huffington Post, Jerusalem Post and Times of Israel, among others.

ARTICLES BY: Lyn Julius


July 29, 2016 4:24 am
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The Palestinian Distortion of the Balfour Declaration

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki has threatened to sue Britain for issuing the 1917 Balfour Declaration because, he claims, that it led to mass Jewish immigration...

November 27, 2015 5:38 am
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On November 30, Remember the Jewish Refugees Expelled from Arab Lands

Linda Hakim left Iraq for London in 1970. But she has never been able to shake off the fear that she felt growing up as a...

September 22, 2015 4:51 am
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Remembering the Triumphant Success of Israel’s Migration Crisis

The current refugee crisis in Europe has evoked memories among Jews in particular. More often than not, the comparison is made with Jews desperate to flee...

June 29, 2015 2:23 am
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Why Doesn’t BDS Care About Expelled Jews and Arab Human Rights Abuses?

The man behind the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, Omar Barghouti, is a PhD student at Tel Aviv University. Yes, you read...

August 12, 2014 7:31 am
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France No Longer a Home for Jews Fleeing Persecution

The Jews of France are reeling. It's been a month that they would rather forget. Although all European Jewish communities have been affected, the French...

June 10, 2014 1:09 am
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Was the ‘Farhud’ Really a Nazi Event?

Last week was the 73rd anniversary of a cataclysmic event in the tragic annals of Iraq's Jews: the outbreak, on June 1-2, 1941, of the Farhud. The Farhud...

November 8, 2013 10:12 am
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Israel, the Palestinian Authority, and the Right of Return

As the current negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians lurch forward, the burning question is: will Israel's withdrawal from the West Bank put an end...

September 25, 2013 8:54 am
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Israel, Colonialism, and the Arab World

It's been 46 years since the late French Marxist scholar Maxime Rodinson published his influential essay, and later book: "Israel: colonial settler state? " Reinforced by...

August 12, 2013 8:53 am
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EU Settlement Policy Legitimises Mass Dispossession

Cairo's Tahrir Square is once more in the news: revolution and counter-revolution, protest and put-down.  But some issues never capture the headlines: for instance, did...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the dietary laws...

Features

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

How the IDF Is Preparing for a Multi-Front War

An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) plan designed to prepare it for the challenge of multiple-front warfare is now entering its third...

Delegation of American Jewish Leaders Visits UAE, Hoping for Results

JNS.org - A large delegation of American Jewish leaders recently spent two days in...

World

Netanyahu: Israeli Intelligence Helped Australia Stop Airliner Attack

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday Israeli intelligence services had prevented the downing of an "Australian airliner" as part of wide-ranging international intelligence-sharing but gave no details. His comments, during a...

Israel

Netanyahu Asks Visiting NFL Players to ‘Fight’ for Israel

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday with seven NFL players as they concluded a six-day whirlwind tour of the Jewish state and told them that they should...

Middle East

Lebanese Journalist: 100 Years After Balfour Declaration, Arabs Have Failed...

JNS.org - In a Nov. 25, 2017 article marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, published in the London-based daily...

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