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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

Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Ranked Most Popular Celebrity on Social Media

JNS.org - Israeli actress and “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot was ranked first on...

NBA’s Indiana Pacers Draft Israeli-Born Player T.J. Leaf in First Round

JNS.org - The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Indiana Pacers on Thursday became the second...

Features

Unpacking the Message of Iran’s Missile Strike Against Islamic State

JNS.org - While Iran routinely threatens Israel, experts say that the Islamic Republic was...

Israel’s Recent Response to Syrian Mortars Deemed ‘Old Policy’

JNS.org - Mortar shells fired from Syria into the Israeli Golan Heights on Saturday...

Will Palestinian Energy Feud Spark Surge in Violence Against Israel?

JNS.org - The long-running feud between Hamas and Fatah has led to a deepening...

World

US Jewish Leaders Express Outrage After Israel’s Western Wall Prayer Plaz...

JNS.org - American Jewish leaders reacted with outrage following the Israeli government’s rescinding of a decision to create an egalitarian prayer...

Israel

Israel’s Ivy League Graduates Hold 10th Annual Yacht Race

JNS.org - About 100 graduates from the world’s top universities participated in Israel’s 10th annual Ivy League Yacht Race last week in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Herzliya. Hosted by...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Approves Deal to Hand Over Strategic Red Sea Islands to Saud...

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ratified a treaty that hands over two strategic islands in the Red Sea to...

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