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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


June 23, 2017 2:05 pm
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Ehud Barak’s ‘Slippery Slope’

In an interview Wednesday with Tim Sebastian -- host of the program ‎‎"Conflict Zone" on German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle -- former Israeli ‎Prime Minister...

June 16, 2017 10:57 am
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Let’s Not Emulate the Left

As soon as details about the shooting spree at a baseball field in Virginia on Wednesday morning began to emerge, social media lit up with...

June 9, 2017 11:01 am
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Cutting Abbas Down to Size

On Thursday, Bloomberg quoted a Palestinian Authority (PA) official saying that PA President Mahmoud Abbas is willing to forego his usual preconditions for negotiations with...

June 2, 2017 11:46 am
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Questions of Societal Cluelessness

This week, I was contacted by a young woman conducting background research for an Israeli documentary on the socio-political fabric of the country. "We are seeking...

May 26, 2017 10:40 am
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Manchester, Abbas and ‘Evil Losers’

On Monday night, a terrorist blew himself up outside the Manchester Arena as American singer Ariana Grande finished performing. The mass casualties -- 22 dead...

May 19, 2017 12:37 pm
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McMaster’s Western Wall Evasion

In a press briefing at the White House on Tuesday -- ahead of US President Donald Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel and Europe --...

May 12, 2017 1:59 pm
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The Next Failed Peace Talks

As part of US President Donald Trump's trip to Israel and the Palestinian Authority on May 22-23, he will meet with PA President Mahmoud Abbas...

May 5, 2017 11:12 am
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A Sorely Needed Change in Climate

  Last weekend, during a visit to Washington, DC, I was nearly knocked down by a mob of demonstrators. Had they known I was attempting to...

April 28, 2017 2:09 pm
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Birthday Suit

As Israel gears up to celebrate its 69th birthday, the Palestinian Authority (PA) is as busy as ever bemoaning the existence of the Jewish state....

April 21, 2017 10:39 am
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Iran’s North Korean Path

Iran is reacting angrily to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's announcement on Tuesday, and to subsequent comments by US Defense Secretary James Mattis Wednesday,...

April 19, 2017 12:45 pm
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Putting ‘America First’ in the Mideast

America's surgical strike on Syrian regime targets a week and a half ago -- and this past Thursday's "mother of all non-nuclear bomb" attack on Sunni...

April 5, 2017 2:09 pm
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Israeli Defense Ministry Grants Israelis Wounded, Killed in Terrorist Attacks Abroad Status, Benefits of ‘Victims of Hostilities’ at Home

The Israeli Defense Ministry has recognized citizens who were killed or wounded in attacks abroad as victims of "hostile actions," enabling them and their families...

April 4, 2017 2:06 pm
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Israeli Reporter: Hamas Removing Clauses in Charter Calling Jews ‘Descendants of Pigs, Apes’ Just a ‘Matter of Semantics’

Hamas’ announcement Sunday that it had removed key clauses in its charter -- such as calling Jews the "descendants of pigs and apes" -- was merely a...

April 4, 2017 7:33 am
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Rasmea Odeh’s Exit, Stage Left

Convicted Palestinian terrorist Rasmea Odeh received a standing ovation this weekend in Chicago from an enthusiastic crowd at the national conference of the organization Jewish...

Features

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...

Israel

Amid ‘Deal of the Century’ Tensions, IDF Beefs Up Forces in Jor...

As tensions rose ahead of the publication of US President Donald Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan on Tuesday, the IDF beefed...

Middle East

Abbas Calls Trump a ‘Son of a Dog,’ Calls for ‘Resistance’

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas railed against US President Donald Trump in a closed-door meeting with the Fatah leadership on Monday, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and...

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