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Varda Meyers Epstein is a third-generation Pittsburgher now living in Israel for over three decades. A mother of 12, Varda serves as a communications writer at a car donation program that underwrites educational initiatives for children, Kars4Kids, and blogs on politics at several media outlets including Israellycool.

ARTICLES BY: Varda Meyers Epstein


August 24, 2018 11:24 am
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Why I Believe That Jews Shouldn’t Criticize Israel

Is there such a thing as “legitimate criticism” of Israel? Furthermore, should the identity of the critic have an impact on how we view the...

October 20, 2017 11:55 am
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What Really Happened With Saeb Erekat’s Lung Transplant?

Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian Authority (PA) peace negotiator and Secretary-General of the PLO executive committee, underwent a successful lung transplant in northern Virginia last Friday. There is...

June 27, 2014 4:22 pm
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Israel is Engaged in a War of Words

The Middle East conflict is a war of words. In some cases, words are assigned new meanings. In other cases, propagandistic phrases are insistently pounded...

Culture

Jewish Celebrities Share Passover Photos on Social Media

A number of Jewish celebrities took to social media over the weekend to share pictures from their Passover Seders and...

Irish Pro-Israel Groups Condemn BDS Boycott of Eurovision Song Contest

JNS.org - Several top Irish pro-Israel groups and leaders have signed an open letter...

Features

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

World

University of Maryland Students Reject BDS Following Five-Hour Passover Hea...

Student leaders at the University of Maryland, College Park, rejected a resolution supporting the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Considers Relaxing Ownership Limits for Foreign Investors

Saudi Arabia’s Capital Market Authority (CMA) is considering relaxing a 49 percent limit for foreign strategic investors in shares of listed companies due to increased demand, its chairman said on...

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