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ARTICLES BY: Ruthie Blum / JNS.org


May 22, 2019 6:28 am
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Iran’s Proxy Wars Are the Real Problem

JNS.org - Sunday night’s landing of a Katyusha rocket less than half a mile from the US embassy in Baghdad was not merely the latest...

May 15, 2019 7:13 am
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A Particularly Happy Anniversary

JNS.org - One year ago today, on May 14, 2018, the United States officially transferred its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Although...

May 9, 2019 9:26 am
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Jihadi Missiles, Israeli Mourning

JNS.org - Reeling after three days of nonstop rocket barrages from Gaza, and fully aware that the cease-fire with Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorists is...

May 1, 2019 10:32 am
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Jewish Violence: What the Gray Lady Knows It Need Not Fear

JNS.org - In response to the publication of an antisemitic cartoon in last Thursday’s international New York Times, protesters gathered outside the Manhattan office of the...

April 18, 2019 10:34 am
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Netanyahu and Jewish Worry About What the Neighbors Might Think

JNS.org - A few days ahead of the Knesset elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to extend Israeli sovereignty to parts of Judea and Samaria....

April 4, 2019 9:24 am
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Turkey, Ukraine, and Israel: An Electoral Comparison Not to Take for Granted

JNS.org - Ahead of next week’s Knesset elections, Israelis disgusted with the ugliness of the current campaign would do well to consider the results of...

March 28, 2019 9:59 am
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Israel’s Blessings and Curses

JNS.org - When Israelis awoke on Monday morning to the news that a house in Moshav Mishmeret, in the centrally located Sharon region, had been...

March 20, 2019 7:56 am
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Don’t Forget Iran, Netanyahu Hasn’t

JNS.org - Israel’s Channel 12 led its prime-time news broadcast on Thursday night with a leaked report that Iran had hacked the cellphone of Blue...

March 7, 2019 9:38 am
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The Palestinians Continue to Prove the Peace Fantasists Wrong

JNS.org - The Palestinians have been busy for the past week, demonstrating in word and deed that US President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century”...

February 27, 2019 8:00 am
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False Hopes, Unwarranted Hysteria

JNS.org - When Donald Trump’s senior adviser, Jared Kushner, told Sky News Arabia on Monday that Washington’s yet-to-be-revealed Israeli-Palestinian peace plan includes a “redrawing of...

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...

Culture

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...

Israeli Shalva Band’s Eurovision Performance Praised for ‘Making Dreams Come True’

Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs commended the country's Shalva Band following...

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

New Poll of US Jews Connects Growing Anxiety Over Antisemitism With Broader...

A clear majority of American Jews feel insecure and angry about antisemitism in the US, with many holding President Donald...

Israel

Amid Heat Wave, Gaza Incendiary Devices Set Off Nine Fires in Southern Isra...

Amid a wave of hot and dry weather, nine fires were caused in southern Israel on Wednesday by incendiary devices launched...

Middle East

Turkey Preparing for Possible US Sanctions Over S-400s: Minister

Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential US sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks...

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