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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

A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

World

SFSU Not Planning Further Action After Professor Refuses to Remove Declarat...

San Francisco State University will not take further action to remove a post visible on an affiliated social media page that...

Israel

Israeli Knesset’s Approval of ‘Nation-State’ Law Draws Mi...

The Israeli Knesset’s passage on Thursday of controversial legislation known as the “nation-state bill” drew mixed reactions from Jewish groups...

Middle East

Pro-Assad Villages Evacuated in Deal With Syrian Insurgents

Two pro-government villages in northwestern Syria were evacuated on Thursday, state television reported, in an agreement between the Damascus government and insurgents who had laid siege to them for several...

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