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ARTICLES BY: Ruthie Blum / JNS.org


February 23, 2021 2:36 pm
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A Pregnant Pause to Consider Vaccine Denial

JNS.org - A tragedy that befell a Jerusalem family this week and resonated throughout the country should serve as a cautionary tale. A pregnant mother...

February 17, 2021 1:34 pm
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When Abundance Breeds Contempt

  JNS.org - In a recent phone call, a friend complained about the pressure that the Israeli government, media and much of the public have been...

January 28, 2021 7:55 am
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A Crucial COVID Message to Fellow Haredim

JNS.org - The triple tragedy that struck the family of one of Israel’s most righteous Jews in the course of a single month is garnering...

December 16, 2020 6:12 am
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The Bundestag, BDS, and Ex-Pat Israelis in Berlin

JNS.org - At a news conference in Berlin last Thursday, the directors of 32 academic and cultural institutions -- some in attendance and others via...

November 25, 2020 6:49 am
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Antisemites Combating Antisemitism: an Orwellian Farce

JNS.org - If George Orwell is spinning in his grave these days, he’s likely rolling so hard with laughter that it’s bringing him and the...

November 18, 2020 5:11 am
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The Usual Suspects Against Jewish Construction in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A good way to evaluate a policy is by examining the identity of its critics. The controversy surrounding the tenders issued on Sunday...

October 28, 2020 5:21 am
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Peter Beinart’s Assault on the Abraham Accords

JNS.org - Peter Beinart’s latest attack on the Jewish state that he opposes as vehemently as he professes to have its best interests at heart...

October 21, 2020 6:47 am
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Arab-Israeli Politicians Against Peace

JNS.org - An overwhelming majority of Israeli parliamentarians, including those in the opposition, voted on Thursday to ratify the US-brokered Abraham Accords. With 80 members...

October 15, 2020 4:25 am
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Gal Gadot’s Rude ‘Wokening’

JNS.org - Israeli actress and Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot is no stranger to controversy, but the current brouhaha surrounding her latest project seems to...

September 24, 2020 5:33 am
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COVID-19 in Israel: Days of Awe — and Loopholes

JNS.org - Ahead of Israel’s nationwide lockdown that was to go into effect on Friday at 2pm -- a mere four hours before the beginning...

September 10, 2020 5:37 am
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Viral Apathy in Israel

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a joint press conference on Monday evening with Defense Minister Benny Gantz, Health Minister Yuli Edelstein, and...

August 19, 2020 5:32 am
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Netanyahu Was Right on UAE Deal

JNS.org - Anyone wondering what became of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ostensible July 1 target date to begin the process of extending sovereignty over...

August 5, 2020 4:29 am
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Look Who’s Calling Whom ‘UnXeptable’

JNS.org - Israeli expatriates living in California gathered on Friday near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco to protest Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Singing the...

July 29, 2020 6:03 am
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A Unified Reminder of the Iranian Threat

JNS.org - In a rare moment of unity, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Benny Gantz addressed the nation together on Monday night....

Culture

‘Unorthodox’ Star Shira Haas Shares Throwback Purim Photo From Childhood

Israeli actress Shira Haas shared with her Instagram followers on Thursday a photo...

Genesis Prize Foundation to Honor Life and Legacy of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

JNS.org - The Genesis Prize Foundation announced plans to honor the late prominent...

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

Tulsa Police Search for Two Suspects for Vandalism of Holocaust Memorial St...

Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma are searching for two suspects who destroyed statues dedicated to child victims of the Holocaust at...

Israel

Israel Halts Transfer of Vaccines to Other Nations

i24 News – Israel will halt all transfer of coronavirus vaccines to foreign states with immediate effect, health officials said on Thursday. The announcement follows a statement by Defense Minister and...

Middle East

Israel, Bahrain Leaders Discuss Iran, Possible Vaccine Plant

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Bahrain's Crown Prince Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa on Thursday discussed Iran and the possible involvement of the Gulf state in establishing a vaccine...

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