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How We Treat Non-Jews

Here is a thought for the 9th of Av and, more importantly, for life afterwards as many of us venture forth into a different...

July 22, 2018 1:59 pm

What Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Means for Israel

With her primary-election upset over incumbent Democratic Congressman Joe Crowley, 28-year-old Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez is the emerging face of millennial politics and an ardent proponent of modern socialist ideology. While she certainly has mobilized her supporters...

New York Times Loses It Over Israel’s ‘Incendiary’ Nation-State Law

Of the many virtues of the Israeli parliament passing a law declaring Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people, not least is the entertainment value of observing the New York Times in what I...

France’s Reputation Is at Stake Again Over the Murder of Sarah Halimi

JNS.org - For the second time in 20 years, France basked in the accomplishment of winning the World Cup with a team whose diverse backgrounds were as much a symbol of national unity as the...

July 20, 2018 11:37 am

Why Is the LA Unified School District Pushing a Palestinian Narrative?

The below letter was sent to LA Unified School District (LAUSD) Superintendent Austin Beutner. Dear Superintendent...

July 20, 2018 11:34 am

Don’t Believe the Hysterics on Canceling the Iran Nuclear Deal

A great hue and cry went up throughout Europe and from former Obama administration officials and various foreign policy...

July 20, 2018 11:18 am

Tish’a B’Av — The Ninth of Av: Who Needs the Temple?

One of the most puzzling elements of Jewish tradition is the institution of the Temple...

July 20, 2018 10:12 am

The Jewish State Must Remain Jewish

A wide range of international voices reacted with outrage to the legislation passed this week...

July 20, 2018 9:51 am

The US-Israel Strategic Relationship: An Israeli Minister’s View

The US-Israel relationship has a deep and long history -- on many levels, and across...

July 22, 2018 1:59 pm

How We Treat Non-Jews

Here is a thought for the 9th of Av and, more importantly, for life afterwards as many of us venture forth into a different world. The...

July 22, 2018 1:33 pm

What Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Means for Israel

With her primary-election upset over incumbent Democratic Congressman Joe Crowley, 28-year-old Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez is the emerging face of millennial politics and an ardent proponent of...

July 22, 2018 11:51 am

New York Times Loses It Over Israel’s ‘Incendiary’ Nation-State Law

Of the many virtues of the Israeli parliament passing a law declaring Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people, not least is the entertainment...

July 20, 2018 12:04 pm

France’s Reputation Is at Stake Again Over the Murder of Sarah Halimi

JNS.org - For the second time in 20 years, France basked in the accomplishment of winning the World Cup with a team whose diverse backgrounds...

July 20, 2018 11:37 am

Why Is the LA Unified School District Pushing a Palestinian Narrative?

The below letter was sent to LA Unified School District (LAUSD) Superintendent Austin Beutner. Dear Superintendent Beutner, Since you are new to your position, you may not...

July 20, 2018 11:34 am

Don’t Believe the Hysterics on Canceling the Iran Nuclear Deal

A great hue and cry went up throughout Europe and from former Obama administration officials and various foreign policy experts when President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran deal (JCPOA). Critics...

July 20, 2018 11:18 am

Tish’a B’Av — The Ninth of Av: Who Needs the Temple?

One of the most puzzling elements of Jewish tradition is the institution of the Temple and its sacrificial rites. Although the Temple served many purposes,...

July 20, 2018 10:12 am

The Jewish State Must Remain Jewish

A wide range of international voices reacted with outrage to the legislation passed this week in Israel that defines the country as the nation-state of...

July 20, 2018 9:51 am

The US-Israel Strategic Relationship: An Israeli Minister’s View

The US-Israel relationship has a deep and long history -- on many levels, and across a wide spectrum of issues paramount to both nations. From...

July 19, 2018 4:14 pm

The ‘Occupation’ and the Old-New Romance of Socialism

JNS.org – At only 28 years old and with nothing but an upset primary win in a New York City congressional district on her résumé, being...

July 19, 2018 1:27 pm

Guidelines for Astute Antisemites in the UK Labour Party

Each new major move of the British Labour party in regard to antisemitism strengthens the probability that as long as Jeremy Corbyn is its leader,...

July 19, 2018 1:16 pm

The UK’s Labour Party and Antisemitism: Enough Is Enough

It’s official. The UK Labour Party under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn is no longer a safe place for Jews. It is no longer a...

July 19, 2018 1:04 pm

India and the Collapse of the Iran Nuclear Deal

The withdrawal of the US from the Iran nuclear deal is likely to deal a blow to India’s strategic investments in energy-rich Iran and land-locked...

July 19, 2018 12:50 pm

Poland’s History Hangs Heavy; So Does Its Present

“The past is never dead. It isn’t even past,” William Faulkner famously wrote. While Faulkner was writing of his native Mississippi, he could have been...

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

US Launches Campaign to Erode Support for Iran’s Leaders

The Trump administration has launched an offensive of speeches and online communications meant to foment unrest and help pressure Iran to end its nuclear program and its support of militant...

Middle East

Jordan Takes in Syrian ‘White Helmets’ Evacuated With Israeli H...

Jordan said on Sunday 800 people including members of Syria's "White Helmets" civil defense group had been evacuated from southwest...

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