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ARTICLES BY: Rolene Marks


February 16, 2016 5:49 am
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On Israel, No Tolerance at College Campuses

I have never been a great fan of labels. Well, shoes notwithstanding… The propensity to label people according to what their perceived political persuasions or affinities...

August 14, 2015 6:08 pm
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The B in BDS Stands for Bull****

The issue of human rights is very alluring. It appeals to our conscience and sense of altruism, but what happens when organizations and individuals who...

May 14, 2015 4:14 pm
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Something’s Rotten in the State of South Africa

South Africa is synonymous with surf and safari, biltong and the fragrant smell of summer braaivleis. It is also a country that has overcome a...

April 17, 2014 11:34 am
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The Steady Rise of African Zionism

There is something quite remarkable happening on the African continent. A groundswell of love and support from African Christians for the State of Israel, forged...

August 19, 2013 10:08 am
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Why Must Israelis Pay Such a High Cost for ‘Peace’?

Last week, driving back from Jerusalem, I passed Ofer Prison. The notorious, high security facility is situated very close to the Qalandiya crossing between Israel...

April 26, 2013 3:00 pm
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BDS – Belligerent, Disruptive and Silly

'Tis the season to cause folly? Hot off the trail of Israel Apartheid Week, a global festival of anti-Israel invective that appears on University campuses...

March 20, 2013 1:27 am
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The Russell Tribunal – Kangaroos in Smart Clothing….

With humble apologies and much respect to the fabulous Australian marsupials, it must be said that the Russell Tribunal is nothing more than a kangaroo...

January 22, 2013 2:30 am
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A Modern Day Scramble for Africa

The African continent is becoming the latest battlefield in the existential war between Iran and Israel. It would appear that both countries are engaged in...

December 5, 2012 7:30 pm
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Dear Stevie – An Open Letter to Stevie Wonder

Please permit me a moment of your time to express our collective dismay and disappointment at your decision to cancel your scheduled performance for an...

October 4, 2012 2:08 pm
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Walk Tall and Carry a Large….Cartoon Bomb?

It has become the iconic picture that reverberated around the world and took over social media sites. Israeli Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu illustrating to the...

September 20, 2012 2:05 pm
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People in Glass Houses….South Africa and Israel

It has often been said that people in glass houses should not throw stones. South African government officials disagree. They prefer to sit on their...

Culture

Remembering a Military Photographer — and a Forgotten Israeli Hero

JNS.org - On Israel’s Memorial Day earlier this month, the family and friends...

Now Museum Pieces, Yiddish Typewriters Tell the Story of a Once-Vibrant Culture

Not long after the first models appeared on the market in the 1870s, the typewriter...

Features

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

World

Iran’s Foreign Minister: US Troop Move to Middle East Dangerous for I...

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the US decision to deploy more troops to the Middle...

Israel

Qatar Says Economic Conditions for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Require ‘...

Qatar said on Friday that economic development needed for Israeli-Palestinian peace could not be achieved without "fair political solutions" acceptable...

Middle East

Iraqi Protesters Urge Baghdad to Stay Out of US-Iran Showdown

Thousands of supporters of a populist Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim cleric urged political and factional leaders on Friday to stay out of any conflict between Baghdad's two biggest allies, Iran and...

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