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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

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

North Korea Threatens US With ‘Horrible Nuclear Strike’

North Korea warned Tuesday that the US will be destroyed if it chooses to defy the "military giant" led by leader Kim Jong Un. "In case the US opts for confrontation...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

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