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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...

Culture

Remembering a Military Photographer — and a Forgotten Israeli Hero

JNS.org - On Israel’s Memorial Day earlier this month, the family and friends...

Now Museum Pieces, Yiddish Typewriters Tell the Story of a Once-Vibrant Culture

Not long after the first models appeared on the market in the 1870s, the typewriter...

Features

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

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...

World

UCLA Student Gov’t Passes Resolution Defending SJP From Antisemitism ...

Student government representatives at the University of California, Los Angeles, passed a resolution on Tuesday rejecting "misinformation" against the Students...

Israel

Wildfires Break Out as Israel Suffers Massive Heat Wave

A series of wildfires have broken out in central Israel as the country suffers from a major heat wave. The hot, dry weather has created perfect conditions for wildfires, and firefighting...

Middle East

Revolutionary Guards Commander: Iran-US Tension Is a ‘Clash of Wills&...

The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills," a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary...

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