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New Palestinian Islamic Jihad Leader ‘Will Seek to Satisfy Iran’

JNS.org - Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), the second-largest armed terrorist faction in the Gaza Strip, announced at the end of last month that it...

October 21, 2018 8:51 am

Iran, Assad Regime Using Palestinians to Train Bahraini Terrorists

Palestinian terrorists belonging to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC), the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA), and Hezbollah have trained Bahraini Shiite terrorists in camps near Damascus. Dissident Syrian military officers told...

Conspicuous Irony: Lecturing to a Trump Rally Against ‘Mob Rule’

President Donald Trump and his supporters were largely correct that Judge Brett Kavanaugh had been treated shabbily and without proper regard for due process. Still, this ought not obscure or justify Trump's visceral affections for a mob...

A New Neighborhood in Hebron

The upcoming Torah reading on Shabbat -- Chaye Sarah -- recounts Sarah’s death in “Kiryat Arba, now Hebron.” Abraham, in his grief, approached Ephron the Hittite to purchase a burial place. To assure its indisputable...

October 19, 2018 3:26 pm

Is Canada Knowingly Funding Extremism and Terrorism — Including Through UNRWA?

Canadian taxpayer money may be finding its way to Hamas, a known and documented terrorist...

October 19, 2018 3:21 pm

Billy Rose — and Why We Can’t Write Off ‘Secular’ and Non-Religious Jews

Who was Billy Rose? If you have visited the museum complex in Jerusalem, not far...

October 19, 2018 10:37 am

Lech Lecha: How Abraham Learned to Speak

In the summer of 1725, a group of hunters near Hamelin, Lower Saxony, spotted a...

October 19, 2018 10:33 am

Pressure Mounts on New York Times to Cancel Its Iran ‘Journeys’

Pressure is mounting on The New York Times to cancel its money-making trips to Iran. The...

October 19, 2018 10:12 am

The Problem With B’Tselem

JNS.org - The UN Security Council heard testimony on Thursday about the Israel’s conflict with...

October 21, 2018 8:51 am

New Palestinian Islamic Jihad Leader ‘Will Seek to Satisfy Iran’

JNS.org - Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), the second-largest armed terrorist faction in the Gaza Strip, announced at the end of last month that it had...

October 21, 2018 8:42 am

Iran, Assad Regime Using Palestinians to Train Bahraini Terrorists

Palestinian terrorists belonging to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC), the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA), and Hezbollah have trained Bahraini Shiite...

October 21, 2018 8:34 am

Conspicuous Irony: Lecturing to a Trump Rally Against ‘Mob Rule’

President Donald Trump and his supporters were largely correct that Judge Brett Kavanaugh had been treated shabbily and without proper regard for due process. Still, this ought...

October 21, 2018 8:13 am

A New Neighborhood in Hebron

The upcoming Torah reading on Shabbat -- Chaye Sarah -- recounts Sarah’s death in “Kiryat Arba, now Hebron.” Abraham, in his grief, approached Ephron the...

October 19, 2018 3:26 pm

Is Canada Knowingly Funding Extremism and Terrorism — Including Through UNRWA?

Canadian taxpayer money may be finding its way to Hamas, a known and documented terrorist group. The Criminal Code of Canada forbids funding terrorism, as...

October 19, 2018 3:21 pm

Billy Rose — and Why We Can’t Write Off ‘Secular’ and Non-Religious Jews

Who was Billy Rose? If you have visited the museum complex in Jerusalem, not far from the Knesset, you will be familiar with the Billy...

October 19, 2018 10:37 am

Lech Lecha: How Abraham Learned to Speak

In the summer of 1725, a group of hunters near Hamelin, Lower Saxony, spotted a strange looking creature, unlike any animal they had ever seen...

October 19, 2018 10:33 am

Pressure Mounts on New York Times to Cancel Its Iran ‘Journeys’

Pressure is mounting on The New York Times to cancel its money-making trips to Iran. The “Times Journeys” tours are back in the news after the...

October 19, 2018 10:12 am

The Problem With B’Tselem

JNS.org - The UN Security Council heard testimony on Thursday about the Israel’s conflict with the Palestinians from B’Tselem. The group, which dubs itself “The...

October 19, 2018 10:01 am

The Kavanaugh Imbroglio and Jews

Although I am not American, I must confess that I was glued to the screen watching the Kavanaugh hearings in the US Senate. With the hindsight...

October 18, 2018 9:59 am

We Will Never Understand God’s Motives and Must Learn to Accept It

And God said to Noah: "The end of all flesh has come before Me, for the earth has become full of robbery because of them,...

October 18, 2018 9:46 am

After Khashoggi, Will US Continue Faustian Bargain With the Saudis?

For decades, many in the United States looked the other way as the Saudis undermined US values and interests. Then the Saudis committed an unpardonable sin that merited the...

October 18, 2018 9:34 am

How a Bedouin Settlement Can Help Solve the Israeli-Palestinian Dispute

While there is little doubt that the Bedouin settlement of Khan Ahmar on the Jerusalem-Dead Sea road was illegally built, the decision to move its...

October 18, 2018 9:25 am

Parshat Lech Lecha: Having the Strength to Move Forward Alone

Within the first words that God addresses to the bearer of a new covenant, there are already hints as to the nature of the heroism...

Culture

American Actress Marilyn Monroe’s Personal Jewish Prayer Book Up for Auction

JNS.org - A Jewish prayer book that belonged to American actress Marilyn Monroe has...

‘Observance’: A Touching, Relevant Play About Modern Judaism

Tracey Goldblum wants her daughter to stop smoking marijuana, practice safe sex, and avoid punching men in the face. Her...

Features

The Man Who Chose Israel

I am the CEO of the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation. This organization, founded in 1977, helps young people in Israel’s...

Report: Hezbollah Hacked Into Mobile Devices Worldwide

Hezbollah hackers used "catfishing" techniques on social media to infiltrate mobile devices worldwide, according to a release from the Czech...

UCI Preparing to Refer Anti-Israel Disrupters to Prosecution

Campus police at University of California, Irvine will in the near future refer anti-Israel disruptors of a May 3, 2018...

World

Two Academic Groups Urge University of Michigan to Reconsider Sanctions Aga...

Two leading academic groups called on the University of Michigan to withhold from sanctioning instructors who refused to write letters of...

Israel

Netanyahu Hails Former PM Rabin as ‘Patriot of the First Rank’ ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed his predecessor Yitzhak Rabin as a "Zionist patriot of the first rank" in a special...

Middle East

Iran Names New Economy Minister in Reshuffle as US Sanctions Bite

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appointed academic Farhad Dejpasand as the new economy and finance minister in a cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, state television reported, as the country faces mounting US...

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