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ARTICLES BY: Sean Savage / JNS.org


November 22, 2017 1:33 pm
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US Retreat, Russia-Iran Ties Pose Problems for Israel in Syria and the Region

JNS.org - With one of the bloodiest civil wars in modern history possibly winding down, world powers have been discussing the future of Syria. This month, the...

November 7, 2017 5:42 pm
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Are We Entering a New Stage of the Saudi-Israeli Relationship?

JNS.org - A flurry of reports involving Israel and Saudi Arabia in recent weeks has increased speculation on the current extent of covert relations between the...

November 7, 2017 1:27 pm
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Past and Present Bonds Converge for Israel, Australia and New Zealand

JNS.org - November 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the much-discussed Balfour Declaration, which helped pave the way for the modern State of Israel. But another...

October 27, 2017 1:52 pm
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Christian Zionist Pastor Matt Hagee Plans to Build on Father’s Foundation

JNS.org - As we approach one of the Christian Zionist community’s signature annual events, it’s easy to forget that support for Israel among Christians wasn’t always a...

October 20, 2017 10:41 am
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New French Jewish Leader Brings Hope of Change to UNESCO

JNS.org - The election of the first Jewish director-general of UNESCO -- French politician Audrey Azoulay -- is raising hopes that she might return the organization to its original mission. In recent...

October 15, 2017 10:18 am
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After Iran Announcement, Trump Punts to Congress

JNS.org -  President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he will decertify the Iranian nuclear deal as part of a new and tougher approach towards the Islamic Republic....

September 29, 2017 3:21 pm
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Palestinian Membership in Interpol Could Mark Latest Arrest for the Peace Process

JNS.org - In the absence of peace negotiations, the Palestinian Authority (PA) has sought unilateral recognition of statehood from different entities in recent years. This week,...

September 29, 2017 9:45 am
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‘Bad Blood’ Hovers Over Latest Palestinian Reconciliation Effort

JNS.org - As other major issues, such as the Iran nuclear deal, took center stage in recent weeks, two rival Palestinian factions -- the terror group Hamas and the...

September 13, 2017 3:19 pm
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Despite Russian Aid to Hezbollah, Israel Takes the Fight to Syria

JNS.org - A recent, purported Israeli airstrike against a Syrian chemical weapons facility has added another layer of complexity to an already combustible situation in Syria. With...

September 13, 2017 12:14 pm
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Despite Growing Acceptance, High Holidays Still Pose Challenges for Interfaith Families

JNS.org - For many Jews, the High Holiday period is a time of deep observance and self-reflection. Yet for an increasingly large share of American Jewry, the...

August 31, 2017 10:48 am
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Experts Say Upcoming UN ‘Blacklist’ of Companies Tied to Israel Invokes Antisemitism

JNS.org - According to experts, an upcoming “blacklist” of major international companies with business ties to Israeli communities in the West Bank, Golan Heights and eastern...

August 22, 2017 12:34 pm
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With Kurdistan, Israel May Gain ‘Stable, Tolerant’ Ally in Fight Against Islamic Extremism

JNS.org - During the last several years, Israel has witnessed the crumbling of the Middle East, as civil wars, internal strife and Islamic extremism have taken hold throughout...

August 9, 2017 11:00 am
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A Christian Spin on Birthright Brings Faith-Based Millennials to Israel

JNS.org - One of the strongest sources of support for Israel today is evangelical Christians in the US. Yet many evangelical millennials, like the rest of their generation, are...

August 4, 2017 4:50 pm
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In Australia, Labor Party’s Support for Palestinian State Highlights Challenges Facing Israel

JNS.org - According to some experts, the push for recognizing a Palestinian state within Australia's Labor Party mirrors efforts by left-wing activists in other English-speaking countries to take...

Culture

What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Features

Iran Faces Israel’s Game-Changing Air Power

Iran has big plans to create a military outpost in Syria, right on Israel’s doorstep. From there, the Islamic Republic...

Israeli-American Group Seeks to Be ‘Glue,’ Not ‘Wedge,’ for US Jewry

JNS.org - As Jewish communal organizations throughout the US  struggle to maintain membership levels...

World

Looking to Increase Israeli Ventures, India Bids for Offshore Exploration R...

JNS.org - A consortium of Indian companies has applied for an Israeli Energy Ministry tender for offshore exploration licenses, signaling another...

Israel

Sunni Arab States Will Abandon Israel as US Abandoned the Kurds, Leading Is...

One of Israel's leading national security analysts has urged caution in assessing a potential alliance between the Jewish state and...

Middle East

At Least 235 Killed, 109 Injured in Deadly Egypt Mosque Attack

At least 184 people were killed and 125 injured when gunmen armed with explosives attacked a Sufi mosque in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, according to officials quoted by the state...

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