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ARTICLES BY: Sean Savage / JNS.org


March 20, 2017 6:43 am
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Despite Setbacks for ISIS, Egypt’s Coptic Christians Remain at Risk

JNS.org - Even as the Islamic State faces setbacks in Syria and Iraq, its affiliate in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula has turned its sights on the region’s...

February 27, 2017 7:48 am
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Netanyahu’s Australia Visit: Sunny Outlook on Bilateral Ties, Cloudy Picture on Two-State Solution

JNS.org - Fresh off his first official visit with US President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shifted his focus to Australia, which he visited from...

January 27, 2017 4:54 am
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Pro-Israel Christians Rally in Support of US Embassy Relocation to Jerusalem

JNS.org - Aside from its centrality to Jewish history, and its role as Israel’s capital, Jerusalem is also a holy place for many Bible-reading Christians. As such, prominent pro-Israel Christian...

January 12, 2017 8:14 am
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What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break from President Barack Obama’s foreign policy. For Egypt and Jordan, the only two Arab...

January 2, 2017 6:48 am
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Experts: Kerry Farewell Speech Put ‘Posturing Over Policy’

JNS.org - The timing of US Secretary of State John Kerry’s so-called farewell speech on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict seemed to stem largely from “personal animosity” between...

December 27, 2016 5:01 am
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Amid Chaos in Syria and Iraq, Mideast Christians Fight for Survival

  JNS.org - The recent military victory of Syrian government forces in Aleppo could prove to be a major turning point in the country’s bloody civil war,...

December 26, 2016 11:20 am
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US Abstention at the UN Security Council: An Overview

JNS.org -- The United States' abstention at Friday’s United Nations Security Council vote on a resolution condemning Israeli construction beyond the 1967 lines, has left many speculating...

December 19, 2016 2:25 pm
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Netanyahu Eyes Model for Muslim-Jewish Ties in Visits to Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan

JNS.org -- In the hope of offering a blueprint for ramping up constructive Israeli and Jewish relations with the Islamic world, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

December 18, 2016 5:23 am
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Trump’s Pick for Israel Envoy Signals a Shift in US Policy

JNS.org - President-elect Donald Trump named one of his close advisers, attorney David Friedman, as the next US ambassador to Israel, in a move that likely...

December 9, 2016 3:16 am
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Academics Unpack BDS, Antisemitism at Media Watchdog’s Annual Conference

JNS.org - Many colleges and universities “don't govern in a consistent way when it comes to Israel” and apply a “double standard” to how they treat...

November 29, 2016 7:44 am
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After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community and efforts by Israeli first-responders have enabled the Jewish state to get...

November 23, 2016 7:29 am
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After Years of Institutional ‘Decay,’ Palestinians Finally Set for Overdue Elections

JNS.org - As it awaits the long-overdue leadership elections for the Palestinian Authority, the Palestinian populace faces an uncertain future. Within the West Bank, the situation has grown...

November 16, 2016 11:21 am
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Will Donald Trump ‘Fire’ the Iran Deal?

JNS.org -- The election victory by Donald Trump, a billionaire businessman who has never held political office and is a neophyte on foreign policy, has left many...

November 10, 2016 2:02 am
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Jewish Representation Grows in House, Drops by One in Senate

JNS.org - Election night brought mixed results for Jewish politicians vying for seats in Congress. In the House of Representatives, the Jewish delegation saw its best...

Culture

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

New Documentary Details Extraordinary Holocaust Escape

JNS.org - The mission to tell the world the story of Jack Kagan's risky escape from a Nazi labor camp consumed Kagan and...

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Hints at Keeping Previous Vow to Assass...

“Talk to me about [former Hamas Prime Minister Ismayil] Haniyeh at the end of my term,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor...

Middle East

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 U.S. companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a tit-for-tat reaction to...

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