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January 18, 2019 12:40 pm

Donald Trump, the Syrian Kurds — and ‘Never Again’

According to a recent poll, 37 percent of Americans believe that Benjamin Franklin -- not Thomas Edison -- invented the light bulb. But Americans’ historical...

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January 18, 2019 12:33 pm

Code Pink Visits Iran Looking for … Peace?

JNS.org - Code Pink, the women’s anti-war group that is active in the anti-Israel boycott campaign, recently announced on its website an obscure “peace delegation” to the Islamic Republic of Iran, which is taking place from January...

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January 18, 2019 12:27 pm

Trump Can’t Devastate the Turkish Economy Because Bogus US Ally Qatar Will Save Erdogan Yet Again

There have been inexplicable phenomena in the Middle East for some years now. Any attempt to explain them logically comes up against a dead end, and gives way to conspiracy theories. How can one logically...


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January 18, 2019 11:58 am

How Shabbat Observance Has Preserved the Jewish People

Sometime in the 18th century, a group of Russian-Orthodox Christians revolted against the strict hierarchical religious environment of Russian-Orthodoxy and embraced Judaism -- or at least that is what they thought they were doing. This group...

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January 17, 2019 4:53 pm

New York Times Retreats From Gaza Medic War Crime Investigation

Two and a half weeks after a front-page Sunday investigative project in which ten New York Times journalists accused Israel of “possibly a war crime,” the Times is backing away from it by endorsing the...

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January 17, 2019 2:58 pm

The Latest Proof That the Iran Nuclear Deal Has Failed to Work

In explaining how the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran would prevent the Islamic dictatorship from...

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January 17, 2019 2:39 pm

Mixed Reactions After Prosecution Efforts Against Anti-Israel Disruptions at UCLA and UCI

Organized disruptors — both students and non-students — who shut down a pro-Israel gathering at...

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January 17, 2019 7:50 am

How Saving Israel from Terrorism Could Save the World

For Islamist and jihadist fighters around the world -- ISIS, Hamas, it generally makes little...

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January 17, 2019 7:38 am

Why the US and Israel Were Right to Leave UNESCO

In October 2016, UNESCO’s executive board ratified a resolution that attempted to erase 3,000 years...

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January 17, 2019 7:29 am

When the Arab World Stiffs Lebanese Palestinians, No One Cares

In 2007, a battle between Palestinian militants and the Lebanese army destroyed the Palestinian refugee...

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January 17, 2019 7:23 am

What Do Benny Gantz, and Israel’s Other Political Leaders, Truly Believe?

After a long rainy February day spent traversing across the country, we found refuge in...

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January 17, 2019 7:14 am

The Washington Post Uses Arens Obituary to Bash Bibi

Newspapers typically publish obituaries of famous figures in order to sum up their life’s work....

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January 17, 2019 7:06 am

Comparing Obama in 2009 with Pompeo in 2019

The January 10, 2019 Cairo speech by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo -- which was...

Features

Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

In New Initiative, Yad Vashem Tackles 21st Century Antisemitism

JNS.org - It is American teachers like Lori Fulton who, with their commitment to Holocaust education, are poised to be...

World

Trump Missile Defense Review Calls North Korea ‘Extraordinary Threat&...

President Donald Trump unveiled a revamped US missile defense strategy on Thursday that called North Korea an ongoing and "extraordinary threat," seven months...

Israel

Israeli Navy Rescues French Sailor Stranded in Mediterranean Sea

A French sailor stranded in the Mediterranean Sea was saved on Thursday night by the Israeli Navy, the IDF said. In a tweet on Friday, the Israeli military noted the sailor -- whose...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Calls for Syria’s Return to Arab Lea...

Lebanon's Caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil called on Friday for reinstating Syria into the Arab League. "Syria should return to us ... Syria...

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