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Ruthie Blum is the managing editor of The Algemeiner and author of "To Hell in a Handbasket: Carter, Obama, and the 'Arab Spring.'"

ARTICLES BY: Ruthie Blum


April 10, 2022 8:00 am
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Crossing a Line in Coverage of the Tel Aviv Carnage

JNS.org – Reporters rushed to Tel Aviv on Thursday night to cover the shooting at the Ilka pub on Dizengoff Street. Less than half an...

November 27, 2019 3:02 pm
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Netanyahu Indictments Are Shifting Few Israeli Voters

According to a poll released this week by Israel Hayom, 64 percent of Israelis say that the indictments against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced by Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit...

November 6, 2019 7:12 am
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Turning Rabbi Firer’s Blessings Into a Feminist Curse

JNS.org - Leave it to Israelis to create and engage in a heated controversy where it need not exist. The brouhaha surrounding a benefit concert whose...

February 6, 2019 10:17 am
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Primary Concerns and the Israeli Elections

JNS.org - It’s not a hot news flash that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is the nemesis of the local left-wing media. Nor is it...

December 2, 2018 3:07 pm
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Israel, US Jews, and the Left-Right Rift

JNS.org - In an op-ed this week on the rift between American Jews and Israel, Haaretz’s Chemi Shalev compares the “troubled marriage” to a romantic union gone sour....

August 24, 2017 12:41 pm
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Terrorists and Tiaras

It is hard to feel sorry for Lebanese-Swede Amanda Hanna, who was stripped ‎of her Miss Lebanon Emigrant 2017 title this week -- some nine...

August 22, 2017 11:11 am
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The Downside of Victory

Though members of the anti-Donald Trump camp would die before admitting ‎it, they are in a state of exhilaration over his presidency. Every time he...

August 18, 2017 11:49 am
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Barcelona Is Not Charlottesville

Last weekend's car-ramming in Charlottesville, Virginia immediately became upstaged on ‎Thursday when scores of people were mown down by a speeding van on a bustling...

August 11, 2017 1:26 pm
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Thanks to the Left

On Wednesday evening, thousands of people gathered in Tel Aviv to demonstrate solidarity with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The purpose of the rally, organized...

August 4, 2017 10:49 am
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Sex, Lies and Terrorism

A Nablus resident who confessed this week to having strangled, bashed in the head of, and buried his Israeli girlfriend two months ago told reporters...

July 28, 2017 11:43 am
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A Tale of Two Israeli Heroes

Last Friday night, an Israeli soldier on leave for the weekend acted coolly and courageously, ‎rushing to the rescue of neighbors he heard screaming. "Sgt....

July 21, 2017 11:10 am
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Holy Terror, Turkish Delight

Leave it to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to portray his latest grab for regional relevance and power as a diplomatic effort to resolve a...

July 14, 2017 10:01 am
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Peace Is Light-Years Away

If the leaders of the Palestinian Authority (PA) had invested as much time, energy and ‎other people's money in building a flourishing society as they...

July 7, 2017 11:38 am
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A Whole New Ballgame

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman delivered a speech this week that made the ‎unbearably hot and humid weather feel like a breath of fresh...

World

Charlottesville Jewish Community To Participate in Interfaith Vigil Observi...

Jewish community leaders in Charlottesville, Virginia will participate on Friday in an interfaith vigil called "Unite the Light," an allusion...

Israel

‘A Piece of Something Bigger’: Why Has the US-Israel Friendship...

Understanding the "special relationship" between the United States and Israel requires knowledge of both America's global vision and the long-held...

Middle East

‘Violent Iranian Proxy’: Tehran Funneling...

Iran is funneling “tens of millions of dollars” in funds to the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) each year, Israel’s Defense...

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