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Richard Benkin is a human rights activist who has freed political prisoners in Asia, stopped anti-Israel in Australia, and currently advocates for Bangladeshi Hindus and nationalities fighting for freedom from Pakistan. He holds a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania and is on the board of StandWithUs in Chicago.

ARTICLES BY: Richard L. Benkin


April 17, 2019 1:28 pm
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Muslims Stand With Jews at Buchenwald

While antisemitism is on the rise in the West, it’s declining in the East. In Bangladesh’s capital, people urged me to convince their government to...

April 4, 2018 1:09 pm
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As We Say ‘Never Again,’ Bangladesh’s Hindus Are in Imminent Danger

A recent op-ed at The Algemeiner suggested that my recent article about Danish heroism during the Shoah was naïve, because no country accepted Jews fleeing the Nazis....

February 21, 2018 4:11 pm
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Remembering the Danes’ Heroic Holocaust Actions

On February 13, 2018, Prince Henrik -- husband of Danish monarch Queen Margrethe -- died at the age of 83. Many Jews recall the courage of the Danish royal...

Culture

Film to Explore Holocaust Survivors Who Gave Largest-Ever Donation to Israel

JNS.org - Stone Canyon Entertainment announced the start of production on a documentary...

Rapper Azealia Banks Gets Engaged to Jewish Artist With Ring Featuring Menorah

American rapper Azealia Banks is engaged to Jewish conceptual artist Ryder Ripps, who...

Features

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...

World

Biden Administration Urged to Fight Anti-Israel Bias, Chinese Atrocities Ag...

The lead Republican on the US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee urged President Joe Biden's administration to step up...

Israel

Head of Israel’s Labor Says Party Supports ‘Improved’ Ira...

The head of Israel’s opposition Labor party said Tuesday that it would support a revamped nuclear agreement with Iran, and...

Middle East

Iraq Militia Denies Role in Anti-US attacks, Welcomes Pressure on Saudi Ara...

An Iran-aligned Iraqi militia group on Tuesday denied any role in recent rocket attacks against US targets in Iraq, but said an attack against...

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