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July 18, 2018 12:57 pm

What Role Should the US Play in the Peace Process?

All US Israeli-Palestinian peace initiatives -- initiated by Democratic and Republican presidents -- have failed. They were doomed to failure by the tendency to downplay the complex intra-Arab/Muslim...

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July 18, 2018 12:43 pm

After Helsinki, US Abandons Its Legal Obligations in Syria

Among several noteworthy and interrelated Helsinki summit policy derelictions -- most obviously, Vladimir Putin’s still unpunished aggressions in Crimea -- US President Donald Trump chose to ignore America’s binding legal obligations regarding Russian war crimes in Syria. This sorely...

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July 18, 2018 12:29 pm

As Trump and Russia Align, Europe Should Be Worried

JNS.org - Two weeks ago, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier met with his Belarusian colleague Alexander Lukashenko, who is known as “Europe’s last dictator.” Lukashenko surprised his guest with some keen insights into the summit between US...


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July 18, 2018 12:16 pm

If UNRWA Is Losing Students, Do We Really Need UNRWA?

UNRWA workers in the West Bank protested announced job cuts by UNRWA on Tuesday; 956 employees in Gaza and 194 employees in the West Bank were supposed to be trimmed from the rolls. The spokesman for the...

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July 18, 2018 12:03 pm

The Saudis Are Playing a Double Game on Israel

JNS.org - Saudi Arabia and Israel do not maintain official relations, but by the time Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah published the Arab Peace Initiative in 2002, bilateral ties between the two countries were already being established...

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July 18, 2018 11:46 am

A Moment of Truth in Gaza

JNS.org - The winds of war have blown across the Gaza frontier, undoing the four...

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July 18, 2018 11:30 am

Despite Putin’s Despotism, Russia Needs Israel

Why has Russia under Vladimir Putin acknowledged Israel’s need to prevent the buildup of an...

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July 18, 2018 11:16 am

How Students for Justice in Palestine Undermines Tolerance and Peace

In 1967, after the Six Day War, the leaders of eight Arab countries convened and...

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July 17, 2018 1:26 pm

Parsha Devarim: The Effective Critic

The first verse of Devarim, the fifth and culminating book of the Torah, sounds prosaic:...

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July 17, 2018 12:54 pm

Are the Jews of France Doomed?

Nice, France -- I was getting out of our car with my wife and children...

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July 17, 2018 12:36 pm

IDF: Hamas Plans to Strike Israel with Exploding Drones

As Israel moves more Iron Dome anti-missile batteries to its border with Gaza, Hamas terrorists...

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July 17, 2018 12:27 pm

Linda Sarsour and the Rejection of Martin Luther King, Jr.

On a recent MSNBC news discussion show, left-wing anti-Zionist activist Linda Sarsour claimed: Dr. Martin Luther King...

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July 17, 2018 12:15 pm

A Message to the Pope: Peace in the Middle East Cannot Be Built With Platitudes

Pope Francis, arguably the world’s most influential religious leader, offered platitudes in his prescription for peace in the strife-torn...


Features

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

Senior US Police and Public Safety Officials Boost Skills in Israel

JNS.org - After two intensive weeks of public-safety leadership training with Israel’s top police...

World

Austrian Jewish Leader Says Proposed Kosher Meat Restrictions Are Reminisce...

The head of Vienna's Jewish community has compared a proposal that would require Jews to register with the government in order...

Israel

US Jewish Leaders Call for Global Condemnation of Hamas for ‘Eco-Terr...

Hamas must be castigated globally for the kite bomb and incendiary balloon attacks it has been conducting against Israel in...

Middle East

Turkish Court Rules to Keep US Pastor in Jail as Trial Continues

A Turkish court ruled on Wednesday to keep an American pastor in jail during his trial on terrorism and spying charges, a case that has deepened a rift between the...

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