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December 6, 2019 10:24 am

Linda Sarsour Thinks You Can’t Hear or Read

The first thing Linda Sarsour likes to say in her speeches is that she is unapologetic. Unapologetically in favor of a boycott against the world's...

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December 6, 2019 10:04 am

Jeremy Corbyn Should Not Get to Downing Street

By this time next week, Jeremy Corbyn could be the newly-elected prime minister of the United Kingdom. The gap in the polls between him and his primary opponent, Boris Johnson, is closing. Even if Johnson’s Conservative...

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December 6, 2019 9:58 am

Three Jewish Stories and the Essence of Life

Three short Jewish stories sum up the essence of life -- and suggest the essential elements for a life of satisfaction and meaning. The first story concerns a king who sends a messenger to a distant...


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December 6, 2019 9:32 am

If NATO Is Going to Fight Terrorism, It Needs Israel

JNS.org - President Donald Trump thought the 70th anniversary celebration of the founding of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) held earlier this week was going to be a political triumph that would help distract...

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December 5, 2019 8:18 am

US Muslim Group Proudly Brags of Dealing with ‘Zionism’ on a ‘Daily Basis’

Its leaders won't condemn terrorist groups like Hamas or Hezbollah, but the founder and executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) says his organization deals with "Zionism" on a "daily basis." Nihad Awad, who...

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December 5, 2019 8:05 am

Will Iran Withdraw From the 2015 Nuclear Agreement?

No sooner had Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced, on November 5, Iran’s renewal of uranium...

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December 5, 2019 7:58 am

Losing the Semantic War on ‘Palestine’

I have written before about the importance of semantics in the discussion of the Israeli-Palestinian...

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December 5, 2019 7:47 am

Iran’s 2019 Gasoline Protests: What Happens Next?

Iran’s leaders have survived yet another challenge to their rule from an increasingly restive population....

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December 5, 2019 7:37 am

Liberals Must Stand Up to College Antisemitism

It’s no secret that antisemitism is on the rise in America. Between attacks on our...

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December 4, 2019 8:17 pm

Parshat Vayetse: The Story of Laban the Aramean

The events narrated in this week’s parsha -- Jacob’s flight to Laban, his stay there,...

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December 4, 2019 7:40 pm

Tehran and the Restive Iraqis

With many Iraqis (including Shiites) blaming Tehran for the social restiveness engulfing their country, Iranian...

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December 4, 2019 6:16 pm

Iran’s Escalation Policy Has Backfired

JNS.org - The wave of demonstrations in Iran following the regime’s decision to raise the...

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December 4, 2019 6:04 pm

How Israel Is Levering Energy to Stabilize the Region and Advance Geostrategic Objectives

Israel, renowned as a thriving democracy in a region that is characterized by dictators, and...

Culture

Gal Gadot’s Production Company to Adapt Israeli Series ‘Queens’ for US

JNS.org - The production company started by Israeli actress Gal Gadot and her...

‘Game of Thrones’ Actress Cancels Talk in Belgium Over Offensive Parade Floats

JNS.org - Dutch actress Carice van Houten, best known for her role in...

Comedian Tiffany Haddish Throws Lavish ‘Black Mitzvah’ Party on Her 40th Birthday

Comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish celebrated her 40th birthday on Tuesday...

Features

How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

Israel

New Israeli Defense Minister Takes a Hardline Position on Terrorism in All ...

JNS.org - When Naftali Bennett was appointed last month as Israel’s defense minister, it was seen as a temporary political...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Aoun Hopes Government Will Be Formed Quickly

Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Thursday he hoped a new government would be formed quickly to carry out essential reforms in a country grappling with the worst economic crisis...

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