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Michael Lumish is a blogger at the Israel Thrives blog as well as a regular contributor/blogger at Times of Israel and Jews Down Under.

ARTICLES BY: Michael Lumish


March 23, 2016 7:33 am
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Why Jews Are Fleeing the Progressive Left and Democratic Party

The progressive movement's main claim to political legitimacy is a moral claim. The movement claims to stand for social justice and equality of rights throughout...

January 20, 2016 2:10 am
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In Europe, the Jews Are the Canaries in the Coal Mine

In a piece by Italian journalist Giulio Meotti for Israel National News, he writes that the last Jews of Malmo, Sweden, are departing for more friendly shores: ......

January 4, 2016 3:15 am
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Two New Year’s Resolutions for Israel: Forget Oslo, Embrace the East

There are two things that I would like to see friends of Israel promote this year. The first is acknowledging the futility of any possible...

December 29, 2015 10:35 am
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Muslim Immigrants May Be the Ones Who Turn Europe to the Right

In a recent piece for Vocal Europe, Associate Professor of Political Science at DePaul University, Erik Tillman, worries about the possible rise of the "radical-right" due to the...

December 24, 2015 5:06 am
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Sam Harris, Ben Affleck, and Noam Chomsky — and the Truth About Radical Islam

It is a pleasure to discover a writer whose thoughts can serve as a baseline of one's own. Neuroscientist and philosopher Sam Harris is just such a guy. His first...

December 8, 2015 5:10 am
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72% of Palestinian Arabs Support Genocide Against the Jews

Palestinian Arab jihadis are the contemporary Ku Klux Klan. As with the Klan, they feel it necessary to wear masks. They are worse than the Night Riders, because...

November 30, 2015 10:42 am
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Why Europe’s Immigrants Are Different From America’s

Europe is in chaos due to the raw fact that millions of Arabs are pouring onto the continent, heading for Germany and Sweden. The United States is...

November 11, 2015 7:28 am
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How to Win a Debate With an Israel-Hater (REVIEW)

Despite Michael Harris' substantial previous work as a pro-Israel advocate -- including lectures, panel discussions, media appearances and work with Stand With Us -- his new book, Winning a Debate With...

November 5, 2015 1:18 pm
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What the Murder of an American-Israeli Says About the New York Times and Barack Obama

Those of us who care about Israel, and those of us who know a thing or two about The New York Times, know that just...

Culture

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the...

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Australian-Israeli Pundit: Netanyahu’s ‘Important, Timely’...

On the occasion of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s state visit Down Under, a renowned Australian-Israeli pundit told The Algemeiner that the...

Israel

IDF Soldier Handed 18-Month Prison Sentence for Killing Neutralized Palesti...

JNS.org - Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier Elor Azaria, convicted on manslaughter charges for shooting and killing an incapacitated terrorist...

Middle East

Israeli Military Chief: We Are Operating ‘Under the Radar’ to Keep Hezb...

The IDF is “operating under the radar to prevent Hezbollah from getting stronger,” Israel’s military chief told a key Knesset...

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