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May 22, 2019 8:23 am

Germans Get It, Why Don’t Pro-BDS Democrats?

On May 17, the German Parliament passed a resolution that designates the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel as antisemitic, and said that...

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May 22, 2019 8:16 am

Should Trump Rethink His Approach to Egypt and the Middle East?

Several weeks ago, Cairo discreetly notified Riyadh and Washington that it was suspending its participation in MESA (the Middle East Strategic Alliance) -- the US-Saudi initiative to establish an Arab NATO to counter Iran. This means...

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May 22, 2019 6:41 am

Antisemitism in the Western World and the UK Labour Party

Antisemitism is rising in many places in the Western world. But for the purpose of efficiently studying antisemitism and the fight against it in a single case study, nothing in Europe can rival the British...


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May 22, 2019 6:37 am

Walter Russell Mead Lays Out a New Paradigm for Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Reports in The Guardian and other British media outlets on the US-sponsored economic conference scheduled to take place next month in Bahrain as the first step of the Trump administration's Mideast peace plan have focused...

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May 22, 2019 6:32 am

Why I Am Keeping My Subscription to The New York Times

For years, friends have been trying to convince me to stop reading The New York Times. Usually they are outraged by its unfair treatment of Israel. Sometimes they are reacting to its overly sympathetic treatment of...

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May 22, 2019 6:28 am

Iran’s Proxy Wars Are the Real Problem

JNS.org - Sunday night’s landing of a Katyusha rocket less than half a mile from...

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May 22, 2019 6:17 am

Will Anti-BDS Legislation Work in Real Life?

JNS.org - The legislation that passed in the German Bundestag last week defining the BDS...

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May 22, 2019 6:09 am

Hanan Ashrawi, Friend of Terror

JNS.org - Hanan Ashrawi is a senior official of an organization that includes in its...

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May 21, 2019 8:31 am

Parshat Bechukotai: The Birth of Hope

This week, we read the Tochecha -- the terrifying curses warning of what would happen...

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May 21, 2019 8:24 am

American Military Aid Goes Beyond the Money

JNS.org - American military aid is the cornerstone of Israeli defense policy. Not just because...

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May 21, 2019 8:19 am

There Is Growing Support for Terrorists on College Campuses

A May 8 incident at San Diego State University (SDSU) highlights a trend of glamorizing...

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May 21, 2019 8:14 am

Mel Gibson’s Chutzpah

It’s bad enough to make a film about a dysfunctional family that alludes to a...

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May 21, 2019 7:58 am

Columbia University Hosts Journalist Who Can ‘Understand’ Antisemitism

Should a man who claims to “understand” why people are antisemitic be invited to speak...

Culture

Now Museum Pieces, Yiddish Typewriters Tell the Story of a Once-Vibrant Culture

Not long after the first models appeared on the market in the 1870s, the typewriter...

Israeli Shalva Band’s Eurovision Performance Praised for ‘Making Dreams Come True’

Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs commended the country's Shalva Band following...

Features

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

World

140 NYU School of Medicine Faculty, Alumni Urge President to Address ‘...

Alumni and faculty members of New York University's School of Medicine called on President Andrew Hamilton to combat a "climate of...

Israel

Amid Heat Wave, Gaza Incendiary Devices Set Off Nine Fires in Southern Isra...

Amid a wave of hot and dry weather, nine fires were caused in southern Israel on Wednesday by incendiary devices launched...

Middle East

Turkey Preparing for Possible US Sanctions Over S-400s: Minister

Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential US sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks...

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