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ARTICLES BY: Nadav Shragai / JNS.org

November 30, 2020 7:18 am

From Mecca to Jerusalem: Does More Bloodshed Await?

JNS.org - The dispute that is now rocking the Muslim world is not about whether the Prophet Muhammad’s famous “Night Journey” actually took place or...

November 12, 2020 7:34 am

This Group Wants a Caliphate, and Sees Even Hamas as a ‘Nationalist’ Target

JNS.org - The 15,000 Muslims who crowded into the courtyards of the Temple Mount mosques on October 30 became another news story about COVID-19. But...

August 23, 2020 5:24 am

Netanyahu, Another Election Will Smash What Little Faith We Have Left

JNS.org – Prime Minister Netanyahu, don’t take us there, to a fourth election in under two years. Don’t drag all of us — only three...

June 29, 2020 5:35 am

‘The Terrorists You Free Today Will Return to Murdering Jews’

JNS.org - According to Israeli defense and security establishment estimates, about half of the some 14,000 terrorists to whom Israel has granted early release over...

January 13, 2020 8:22 am

Israel’s ‘Year of Elections’ Has Changed Us — Not for the Better

JNS.org - Something bad is happening here in Israel in this year of campaigns and elections. Without anyone noticing, our language is changing. The Hebrew...

February 25, 2019 8:07 am

Chipping Away at the Status Quo on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - Palestinians in Jerusalem achieved the victory they had been longing for on Friday: Muslim worshipers crowding into the Golden Gate area of the...

February 10, 2019 9:50 am

A Different Way of Dividing Jerusalem

JNS.org - The Orient House, a grand estate built in the Bab a-Zahara neighborhood of east Jerusalem in the 19th century, has been empty for more...

January 4, 2019 11:39 am

Thank Goodness We’re Done With UNESCO

JNS.org - Thank God, it’s over. When 2018 ended, Israel’s withdrawal from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) took effect. Don’t feel bad....

December 23, 2018 1:13 pm

Hamas Too Close for Comfort

JNS.org - Ramallah has suddenly reverted to a terrorist agenda. Hamas has raised its flag in the capital of the Palestinian Authority. There, in that city...

October 29, 2018 11:38 am

Jordan Renews Request to Build a Fifth Minaret on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - Jordan has asked Israel to allow it to build a fifth minaret on the Temple Mount at the eastern wall facing the Mount...

October 28, 2018 9:15 am

Don’t Use the Temple Mount to Placate Jordan

JNS.org - Israel’s upcoming negotiations with Jordan about renewing the lease agreements for the lands in the Jordan Valley and in the Arava Desert may...

August 27, 2018 7:15 am

Palestinian Leaders Threaten Jerusalem’s Arabs on Eve of Municipal Elections

JNS.org - Ten weeks before the local elections in Jerusalem on October 30, eastern Jerusalem residents are being increasingly pressured to stay away from the voting...

March 13, 2018 2:16 pm

ISIS Targets the Temple Mount

JNS.org - The Northern Branch of the Islamic Movement -- which has been outlawed by Israel -- and a small group of ISIS supporters among Israeli Arabs, are linked...

December 19, 2013 1:54 am

The Legal Case for Judea and Samria

JNS.org - If international legitimacy for the settlement enterprise were a horse, one could say that it's been long out of the barn. Those...


Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...


House Democrats Deliver Trump Impeachment Charge to Senate

The US House of Representatives delivered to the Senate on Monday a charge that former President Donald Trump incited insurrection in a speech to supporters before the deadly attack on...


Israel’s New Labor Party Leader Pulls Out of Unity Government

JNS.org - Newly elected Labor Party leader Merav Michaeli announced Monday that her party is pulling out of Israel’s unity government, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Michaeli, who won the party...

Middle East

‘We Left the Middle East in Good Shape:’ Outgoing US Ambassador Friedma...

JNS.org - One winter morning in 2017, a young man arrived at the Kesher Israel synagogue in the heart of...


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