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Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The impact of the Israelis...

September 19, 2016 6:32 am

The New York Sun’s Seth Lipsky, CBS Correspondent Lara Logan Honored at Algemeiner Summer Benefit (PHOTOS)

The Algemeiner honored masters of journalism at its fifth annual Summer Benefit on Thursday in New York City. Former editor-in-chief of The New York Sun Seth Lipsky and renowned CBS News correspondent Lara Logan accepted the paper's Journalist of the Year awards, and chairman of The Algemeiner Editor's Club Barry Schiffman...

Alumni: An Untapped Resource Against BDS No Longer

A group that I helped form, Alums for Campus Fairness (ACF), has begun organizing alumni nationwide to restore their respective alma maters to what they should be: civil marketplaces of ideas, and spaces that soundly...

The True ‘Right-Wing Extremists’

If you follow Western media coverage of Israel, you think that the Jewish state has an extreme, right-wing government. Pejorative adjectives are used regularly to provide "context" when Israeli leaders are mentioned in articles. You could even be...

September 16, 2016 2:27 am

Shimon Peres and the Mirage of Peace

The news earlier this week that Shimon Peres had suffered a devastating stroke was greeted...

September 16, 2016 1:58 am

Developing a Strategy Against BDS

While those fortunate enough to have served in the armed forces will have had first-hand...

September 16, 2016 1:53 am

Hillary Clinton Is the ‘Deplorable’ One

Hillary Clinton has a deep-seated belief that those who support Donald Trump are evil racists. We...

September 15, 2016 5:02 am

An Absurd Sentence in the UK for a Radical Islamic Cleric Tied to ISIS

Law enforcement and counter-terrorism experts in the United States and around the world are shaking...

September 15, 2016 4:59 am

Is the Iranian Red Crescent Active in the Gaza Strip?

The Iranian Red Crescent (IRC) recently announced that it had given meat to 25,000 Gaza families...

September 19, 2016 6:32 am

Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The impact of the Israelis on...

September 18, 2016 7:34 am

The New York Sun’s Seth Lipsky, CBS Correspondent Lara Logan Honored at Algemeiner Summer Benefit (PHOTOS)

The Algemeiner honored masters of journalism at its fifth annual Summer Benefit on Thursday in New York City. Former editor-in-chief of The New York Sun Seth Lipsky and renowned CBS News correspondent Lara Logan accepted the paper's Journalist...

September 18, 2016 7:15 am

Alumni: An Untapped Resource Against BDS No Longer

A group that I helped form, Alums for Campus Fairness (ACF), has begun organizing alumni nationwide to restore their respective alma maters to what they...

September 18, 2016 6:48 am

The True ‘Right-Wing Extremists’

If you follow Western media coverage of Israel, you think that the Jewish state has an extreme, right-wing government. Pejorative adjectives are used regularly to provide...

September 16, 2016 2:27 am

Shimon Peres and the Mirage of Peace

The news earlier this week that Shimon Peres had suffered a devastating stroke was greeted with shock and sadness across the political spectrum. His onetime rival,...

September 16, 2016 1:58 am

Developing a Strategy Against BDS

While those fortunate enough to have served in the armed forces will have had first-hand experience viewing problems through a military lens, the military mindset...

September 16, 2016 1:53 am

Hillary Clinton Is the ‘Deplorable’ One

Hillary Clinton has a deep-seated belief that those who support Donald Trump are evil racists. We know this because she says it repeatedly -- in scripted and...

September 15, 2016 5:02 am

An Absurd Sentence in the UK for a Radical Islamic Cleric Tied to ISIS

Law enforcement and counter-terrorism experts in the United States and around the world are shaking their heads in collective disbelief after convicted Islamic terrorist Anjem...

September 15, 2016 4:59 am

Is the Iranian Red Crescent Active in the Gaza Strip?

The Iranian Red Crescent (IRC) recently announced that it had given meat to 25,000 Gaza families for the Eid al-Adha holiday. It seems strange that the Iranian organization would...

September 15, 2016 4:54 am

Netanyahu’s #NoFilter Moment

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did something courageous and correct by releasing a video in which he said that Palestinian Arabs seek the “ethnic cleansing” of Israeli...

September 14, 2016 1:11 pm

America and Freedom After September 11

The attack on the United States on September 11, 2001, did not happen because of what America did, but because of what America is: a liberal...

September 14, 2016 2:21 am

Members of Congress Vow Action in Face of State Department ‘Stalling’ on Prosecution of Palestinian Terrorists

JNS.org - Members of Congress are vowing action to circumvent what they say are the State Department's "excuses" and "stalling" on the prosecution of Palestinian terrorists,...

September 13, 2016 3:45 pm

Health Issues of Presidential Candidates Prompt Scrutiny of Running Mates’ Views on Israel

JNS.org - With questions surrounding the health of both presidential candidates in the spotlight, the positions of their running mates on Israel are attracting fresh scrutiny from the...

September 13, 2016 5:29 am

Knesset MKs Tour North American Jewish Communities in Search of Unity

JNS.org - Five Israeli Knesset members are touring the US and Canada to strengthen the relationship between North American Jewry and Israel. The lawmakers – Merav...

Culture

Baseball Icon Dykstra Takes on a New Hobby: Torah Study

JNS.org - As part of bettering his life since serving six months of a three-year sentence behind bars for grand...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Dutch Government Passes Binding Resolution, Cutting Fiscal Assistance to PA

JNS.org - Holland’s parliament passed a binding resolution on Monday to cut 7 percent of assistance to the Palestinian Authority in 2019. The vote was 94-56. It occurred shortly after Palestinian Media Watch...

Israel

Rona Ramon, Wife of Israeli Astronaut Ilan Ramon, Dies

JNS.org - Rona Ramon, the wife of the late Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon, who perished in the Columbia space shuttle explosion in 2003, died on Monday at age 54 after a long...

Middle East

Erdogan Says Trump Positive on Turkish Military Plan to Push East in Syria

Turkey may start a new military operation in Syria at any moment, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, touting support from US President Donald Trump even though the Pentagon...

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