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Europe’s Rising Islam-Based Political Parties

For the past several months, eyes across the world have been trained on the growing far-right movements sweeping Europe and America -- from the neo-Nazi groups in Germany and...

April 23, 2017 9:25 am

The American Pastor at Erdoğan’s Mercy

JNS.org - As Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan assumed near-dictatorial powers following his dubious victory in a constitutional referendum April 16, a Christian pastor from North Carolina was marking his sixth month of incarceration inside a...

New York Times Finds Gaza Cancer-Patient Terror Attempt Unfit to Print

An attempt by the Hamas terrorist group to use cancer patients to sneak explosives into Israel was thwarted this week, and the New York Times hasn’t considered it news fit to print. The Times, which has a...

Ken Livingstone and the Myth of Zionist ‘Collaboration’ With the Nazis

In this meticulous rebuttal of the former mayor of London’s charge that "you had right up until the start of the second world war real collaboration [between Nazis and Zionists]", Paul Bogdanor, author of Kasztner’s Crime,...

April 21, 2017 2:19 pm

Why Pesach and Shavuot Are Both Necessary

It is an axiom of the American national narrative that in 1776, citizens of the...

April 21, 2017 12:09 pm

The Sad Story of Eliyahu

This is a sad story. For obvious reasons, I am changing names and certain details...

April 21, 2017 11:51 am

Antisemitic Hate Crimes Thrive in Ukraine

Just before the last day of Passover, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Deitsch died in Israel. The...

April 21, 2017 11:45 am

Understanding Iran’s presidential elections crisis

It appears Iran’s presidential elections, scheduled for May 19th, are becoming ever more complicated. The...

April 21, 2017 10:39 am

Iran’s North Korean Path

Iran is reacting angrily to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's announcement on Tuesday, and...

April 23, 2017 9:25 am

Europe’s Rising Islam-Based Political Parties

For the past several months, eyes across the world have been trained on the growing far-right movements sweeping Europe and America -- from the neo-Nazi groups in Germany and the...

April 23, 2017 8:45 am

The American Pastor at Erdoğan’s Mercy

JNS.org - As Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan assumed near-dictatorial powers following his dubious victory in a constitutional referendum April 16, a Christian pastor from North...

April 21, 2017 4:57 pm

New York Times Finds Gaza Cancer-Patient Terror Attempt Unfit to Print

An attempt by the Hamas terrorist group to use cancer patients to sneak explosives into Israel was thwarted this week, and the New York Times hasn’t...

April 21, 2017 4:30 pm

Ken Livingstone and the Myth of Zionist ‘Collaboration’ With the Nazis

In this meticulous rebuttal of the former mayor of London’s charge that "you had right up until the start of the second world war real...

April 21, 2017 2:19 pm

Why Pesach and Shavuot Are Both Necessary

It is an axiom of the American national narrative that in 1776, citizens of the 13 colonies declared themselves independent of Great Britain, King George III and his...

April 21, 2017 12:09 pm

The Sad Story of Eliyahu

This is a sad story. For obvious reasons, I am changing names and certain details to protect the memory of a brilliant, flawed person. Eliyahu was...

April 21, 2017 11:51 am

Antisemitic Hate Crimes Thrive in Ukraine

Just before the last day of Passover, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Deitsch died in Israel. The well-known Chabad rabbi was injured in a brutal attack in October 2016 in Zhitomir,...

April 21, 2017 11:45 am

Understanding Iran’s presidential elections crisis

It appears Iran’s presidential elections, scheduled for May 19th, are becoming ever more complicated. The question of who might face the incumbent President Hassan Rouhani was...

April 21, 2017 10:39 am

Iran’s North Korean Path

Iran is reacting angrily to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's announcement on Tuesday, and to subsequent comments by US Defense Secretary James Mattis Wednesday,...

April 21, 2017 9:50 am

Gaza: Let Their People Go!

“If the borders opened for one hour, 100,000 young people would leave Gaza." -- Rashid al-Najja, vice dean, Gaza’s Al-Azhar University. “...I’d go to Somalia, Sudan --...

April 20, 2017 5:43 pm

Richard Gere Plays a ‘Macher’ in New Film

In the movie Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer, Richard Gere doesn’t fall in love with any pretty women. But he...

April 20, 2017 4:33 pm

Israeli Entrepreneurs See a Bright Future for Solar Technology

JNS.org - In October 2016, SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk unveiled Powerwall II, a high-performance rechargeable battery powered by a solar roof. This new technology looks like...

April 20, 2017 4:02 pm

Veterans Affairs Is New Frontier in the US-Israel Military Relationship

JNS.org - While US-Israeli military ties have long focused on foreign aid packages, intelligence-sharing and jointly developed missile defense technology, veterans affairs could become a major new...

April 20, 2017 3:24 pm

Rotterdam Allows Pro-Hamas Conference, Blocks Anti-Hamas Protest

A Hamas front group hosted a conference in Rotterdam on Saturday, and the Dutch authorities blocked pro-Israel activists from protesting the event, according to a Jewish Telegraph Agency (JTA) report. The...

Features

New York Times Amends Palestinian Terrorist Barghouti’s Op-Ed Amid Outcry

JNS.org - A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York...

World

Georgia’s Kennesaw State University Hosts Camel, Kangaroo on Campus f...

A Georgia university hosted a camel and kangaroo on campus last week as part of a program celebrating Israeli culture, with organizers...

Israel

Israel Reportedly Strikes Pro-Regime Military Base in Syria

JNS.org - The Israeli military launched an attack on a military base belonging to pro-regime forces in Syria Sunday, according to local reports. According to a statement issued by the National Defense...

Middle East

Lebanese Prime Minister Asks UN to Help on Permanent Ceasefire With Israel

JNS.org - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri asked the United Nations Friday for help in forging a permanent cease-fire with Israel, ending what he called the Jewish state’s “continuous violations” of...

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