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ARTICLES BY: Ruthie Blum / JNS.org


February 20, 2019 8:00 am
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Palestinian ‘Pay-for-Slay’ Policy Will Continue, Despite Israel’s New Law

JNS.org - The Israeli security cabinet decided on Sunday to put into effect a law passed in July to deduct half a billion shekels (approximately...

February 14, 2019 8:28 am
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Crime and Punishment, Israeli-Style

JNS.org - The debate over capital punishment for terrorists arose again in Israel after the body of 19-year-old Ori Ansbacher was discovered in a forest...

January 30, 2019 8:01 am
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IDF Leader’s Position on Soldiers’ Conduct in Judea and Samaria Deserves Scorn

JNS.org - In a letter to the officers under his command early this week, the head of the IDF’s Judea and Samaria Division declared that...

January 25, 2019 10:39 am
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Is Israel’s Inevitable War With Iran Already Underway?

JNS.org - Israelis enjoying themselves on the slopes of the Mount Hermon ski resort in the Golan Heights were startled on Sunday afternoon to witness...

January 20, 2019 7:40 am
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Netanyahu’s Welcome ‘Ambiguity’ Breach

JNS.org - In a virtually unprecedented move, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged on Sunday that the IDF has been “working with impressive success to...

January 11, 2019 10:04 am
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The ‘Anybody but Bibi’ Camp’s Bluster

JNS.org - In a typical tirade against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin (“Bibi”) Netanyahu on Tuesday, Hatnuah Party chair Tzipi Livni said, “No leader in Israel...

December 28, 2018 1:42 pm
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Ill-Boding News for Israel’s Enemies

JNS.org -Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed this week “to act vigorously and continuously against the Iranian military entrenchment in Syria.” Addressing graduates of the Israel...

December 21, 2018 2:33 pm
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Hail to Haley

JNS.org - When Nikki Haley was appointed in November 2016 by US President-elect Donald Trump to serve as America’s ambassador to the United Nations, I wrote that...

December 13, 2018 10:19 am
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It’s Islamic Terrorism, Stupid!

JNS.org - Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Internal Affairs Matteo Salvini was blasted by members of his government and the media on Tuesday...

December 9, 2018 9:27 am
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Tunnel Vision and UNIFIL

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu phoned UN Secretary General António Guterres on Wednesday and demanded that he and the rest of the international...

Culture

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...

Features

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...

World

In Major Address to Jewish Community, French President Macron Pledges New M...

In the face of a continuing wave of antisemitic invective and violence, French President Emmanuel Macron offered reassurances to his country's Jewish...

Israel

Ceremony Marks 50th Anniversary of Notorious Hanging of Baghdad Jews

The 50th anniversary of the public hanging of nine Iraqi Jews and the subsequent killing and imprisonment of dozens more was marked by a ceremony held at the centuries-old Sephardi...

Middle East

Report: Qatar to Discontinue Funds for Gaza’s Electricity

JNS.org - The Qatari envoy to the Gaza Strip, Mohammad al-Amadi, told Hamas officials his country would discontinue its almost $10 million in funding towards the territory’s electricity amid a...

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