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US Pressure on Israel? No Need to Panic

In recent weeks, commentators and others have been worried about the prospect of US pressure being applied to Israel. Can Israel afford, they ask,...

June 27, 2017 11:31 am

Alan Dershowitz: Supreme Court Will Likely Uphold Most of Trump Travel Ban

This article previously appeared in Fox News. The Supreme Court’s decision to hear arguments in October regarding President Donald Trump’s second travel ban may not itself tell us much about the likely outcome of the case....

New York Times Marks Six-Day War Anniversary With Jerusalem Map Obliterating Jewish Presence

Whatever one makes of the long news article the New York Times ran out under the headline “50 Years After War, East Jerusalem Palestinians Confront a Life Divided,” the maps that appeared along with it...

PA Claims One Million Palestinians Have Been ‘Tortured’ by Israel

On the eve of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 2017, the Palestinian Prisoner Affairs Ministry issued a report claiming that more than one million Palestinians have been tortured by Israel. Since the ministry also falsely claims that...

June 26, 2017 10:06 am

Want a Jewish Future? Forget Emotion and Look at the Numbers

JNS.org - In early 2014, I joined a group of Jewish scholars and writers who...

June 25, 2017 12:50 pm

Professors Spin Antisemitic Conspiracies at Cal State-Fresno

California State University, Fresno. Photo: fresnostate.edu.California State University, Fresno (CSUF) is the last place that...

June 25, 2017 12:42 pm

How Will Jews Be Remembered in Morocco When They’re All Gone?

JNS.org - I had to pinch myself to make sure that I wasn’t dreaming. There I...

June 25, 2017 12:27 pm

It’s Time to Talk About Yves Engler

Yves Engler is an author and former student activist whose writing frequently appears on Rabble,...

June 25, 2017 12:22 pm

Confessions of a College Zionist

A few weeks ago, while tabling for an event with my pro-Israel student group --...

June 27, 2017 11:31 am

US Pressure on Israel? No Need to Panic

In recent weeks, commentators and others have been worried about the prospect of US pressure being applied to Israel. Can Israel afford, they ask, to...

June 26, 2017 4:47 pm

Alan Dershowitz: Supreme Court Will Likely Uphold Most of Trump Travel Ban

This article previously appeared in Fox News. The Supreme Court’s decision to hear arguments in October regarding President Donald Trump’s second travel ban may not itself...

June 26, 2017 3:16 pm

New York Times Marks Six-Day War Anniversary With Jerusalem Map Obliterating Jewish Presence

Whatever one makes of the long news article the New York Times ran out under the headline “50 Years After War, East Jerusalem Palestinians Confront...

June 26, 2017 11:44 am

PA Claims One Million Palestinians Have Been ‘Tortured’ by Israel

On the eve of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 2017, the Palestinian Prisoner Affairs Ministry issued a report claiming that more than one million...

June 26, 2017 10:06 am

Want a Jewish Future? Forget Emotion and Look at the Numbers

JNS.org - In early 2014, I joined a group of Jewish scholars and writers who gathered to ponder the startling statistics contained in the Pew...

June 25, 2017 12:50 pm

Professors Spin Antisemitic Conspiracies at Cal State-Fresno

California State University, Fresno. Photo: fresnostate.edu.California State University, Fresno (CSUF) is the last place that one would expect conspiracy theories about Jewish power to proliferate --...

June 25, 2017 12:42 pm

How Will Jews Be Remembered in Morocco When They’re All Gone?

JNS.org - I had to pinch myself to make sure that I wasn’t dreaming. There I was, an Orthodox Israeli Jew, at a 500-year-old synagogue in...

June 25, 2017 12:27 pm

It’s Time to Talk About Yves Engler

Yves Engler is an author and former student activist whose writing frequently appears on Rabble, The Huffington Post and Counterpunch. A darling of the far-left, Engler...

June 25, 2017 12:22 pm

Confessions of a College Zionist

A few weeks ago, while tabling for an event with my pro-Israel student group -- Mustangs United for Israel -- we were approached by a student...

June 25, 2017 12:17 pm

A Tale of Two Terror Attacks and the New York Times

Last month's suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester wasn't the first time that an Islamist terrorist targeted young people out for a night of...

June 23, 2017 2:05 pm

Ehud Barak’s ‘Slippery Slope’

In an interview Wednesday with Tim Sebastian -- host of the program ‎‎"Conflict Zone" on German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle -- former Israeli ‎Prime Minister...

June 23, 2017 1:52 pm

Why I Love Elijah

Elijah the Tishbite (Eliyahu in Hebrew) is one of the most important and most complex characters in biblical and Jewish lore. One might even say he...

June 23, 2017 11:56 am

Welcome to the Shia Corridor

JNS.org - If you haven’t encountered the term “Shia corridor” yet, chances are that you will in the coming weeks, particularly if the ongoing confrontation between...

June 23, 2017 11:40 am

Reform Jewish Leaders Are Ruining Their Movement by Wading Deeper into Politics

JNS.org - Rabbi Jonah Pesner, director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC), recently wrote a blog post responding to the movement’s politically conservative and centrist...

Culture

Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Ranked Most Popular Celebrity on Social Media

JNS.org - Israeli actress and “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot was ranked first on...

NBA’s Indiana Pacers Draft Israeli-Born Player T.J. Leaf in First Round

JNS.org - The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Indiana Pacers on Thursday became the second...

Features

Unpacking the Message of Iran’s Missile Strike Against Islamic State

JNS.org - While Iran routinely threatens Israel, experts say that the Islamic Republic was...

Israel’s Recent Response to Syrian Mortars Deemed ‘Old Policy’

JNS.org - Mortar shells fired from Syria into the Israeli Golan Heights on Saturday...

Will Palestinian Energy Feud Spark Surge in Violence Against Israel?

JNS.org - The long-running feud between Hamas and Fatah has led to a deepening...

World

US Jewish Leaders Express Outrage After Israel’s Western Wall Prayer Plaz...

JNS.org - American Jewish leaders reacted with outrage following the Israeli government’s rescinding of a decision to create an egalitarian prayer...

Israel

Israel’s Ivy League Graduates Hold 10th Annual Yacht Race

JNS.org - About 100 graduates from the world’s top universities participated in Israel’s 10th annual Ivy League Yacht Race last week in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Herzliya. Hosted by...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Approves Deal to Hand Over Strategic Red Sea Islands to Saud...

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ratified a treaty that hands over two strategic islands in the Red Sea to...

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