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ARTICLES BY: Yoel Meltzer


May 5, 2016 8:36 am
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God and Politics in the Book of Esther (REVIEW)

Ever since the inclusion of the Book of Esther in the biblical canon 2,000 years ago, there have been those who have asked what place such...

April 10, 2016 8:27 am
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The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Time to Move On

As a result of the creation of the state of Israel in 1948, roughly 800,000 Jews were expelled from various Arab countries in which they...

May 11, 2015 2:41 pm
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On Iran, Obama Isn’t the Problem

With the destabilizing influence of Iran spreading throughout the region and the meltdown of the post "Arab Spring" Middle East continuing unabated, many in Israel...

February 24, 2015 1:39 am
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It’s the Same Battle

For anyone familiar with Tom Friedman's worldview, his recent article "Say It Like It Is" was rather eye-opening. On the prestigious pages of The New York...

November 7, 2014 8:23 am
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The Fight for Jerusalem

Months of constant Arab rioting on the Temple Mount and throughout the eastern parts of Jerusalem, as well as a spate of recent terrorist attacks,...

May 21, 2014 7:00 am
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My Recent Visit to the Temple Mount

This past week, within a 24-hour period, I visited two of the most distinctly opposite places in Jerusalem that one can imagine: The Temple Mount...

February 14, 2014 2:43 pm
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Opinion: Don’t Listen to the Noise on Israel’s Demographics

For many years the demographic factor has been used by many on the Left as a justification for advancing the concept of land for peace....

February 10, 2014 1:24 am
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Propaganda for a Peace Deal

For more than a week, anyone who gets off of the Jerusalem light rail can't help but notice the impressive looking posters that feature a...

February 5, 2014 8:17 am
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Naftali Bennett Must Resign From the Coalition Now

For the past several months, the head of the Jewish Home party (Habayit Hayehudi), Naftali Bennett, has been repeatedly stating that his party has its red...

September 12, 2013 6:57 am
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The Struggle for Israel Must Begin Now

One of the many lessons that can be learned from the 2005 Gaza Disengagement is that the unthinkable can certainly happen.  Thus, if thousands of Jews...

June 17, 2013 1:40 am
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Hiding Behind the Likud

I must confess, I'm not exactly a big fan of Tzipi Livni. Whether it was her incessant bashing of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during...

February 25, 2013 3:38 am
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Preparing for the Fall of Jordan

As the bloodshed in Syria continues with no end in sight, more and more eyes are beginning to focus on Syria's formerly stable southern neighbor,...

February 18, 2013 12:26 am
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A Spiritual Examination of the Israeli Elections

A few weeks ago, while reading the Beshalach weekly Torah (bible) portion , I noticed for the first time that the party responsible for taking...

February 6, 2013 1:44 am
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Distorting the Israeli Election Results

Immediately after the results of the recent Israeli elections were announced, many commentators were quick to point out that there was a near 60-60 tie...

Features

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors

JNS.org - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the...

World

Group Representing Jews From Middle East and North Africa Slams California&...

A group representing Jews from the Middle East and North Africa criticized California’s new proposed ethnic studies curriculum for failing...

Israel

Israeli Finance Ministry: It Could Take Five Years to Recover From Economic...

Israel’s Ministry of Finance threw cold water on the possibility of a rapid economic recovery on Sunday, with the publication...

Middle East

Iran Says It Has Detained US-Based Opposition Leader Over 2008 Bomb Attack

Iran said on Saturday its intelligence services have detained a US-based leader of a pro-monarchist group whom it accused of being behind a deadly 2008 bombing and of plotting other...

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