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February 24, 2020 7:37 am

Honor Your Parents, the Bible’s Hardest Commandment

I’ve been shuttling between New York and Los Angeles to visit my father who has not been feeling well. It is a ritual I’ve observed...

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February 24, 2020 7:23 am

The History of the Land Is Jewish, Not Palestinian

The elected representatives of Israel’s Arab community claim that the Palestinians are the original owners of the land -- an indigenous minority disinherited by foreign invaders. According to this notion, which is aimed at undermining...

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February 24, 2020 7:18 am

What Kind of a Jew Was Freud?

Sigmund Freud described himself as a “Godless Jew.” Freud made heroes of “Semitic conquerors” like Carthaginian general Hannibal. Speaking before Vienna’s B’nai B’rith Lodge in 1926, Freud attributed his special gifts to two Jewish traits:...


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February 24, 2020 7:14 am

The Renewed Importance of Territorial Defense of the Border Communities

The past decade, with the civil war in Syria in particular, saw an easing of Israel’s security situation as the threat posed by the armies of the Arab states -- and primarily the Syrian army...

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February 24, 2020 7:10 am

China’s Nefarious Penetration of the Israeli Media

Not long ago, the Israeli paper Makor Rishon published a comprehensive cover story on a Chinese individual who goes by the name Itzik HaSini (“Itzik the Chinese”). His original name is Xi Xiaoqi, and he...

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February 24, 2020 7:06 am

Olmert’s Joke: Abbas Is a Man of Peace

In one of the more bizarre scenes in the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, disgraced...

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February 24, 2020 6:42 am

Another Bernie Sanders Anti-Israel Surrogate

A recent article by controversial Bernie Sanders surrogate Amer Zahr has a somewhat misleading headline, which claims that...

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February 23, 2020 7:36 pm

New York Times Bares Bias in Attack on Jerusalem Housing Plan

The New York Times has abandoned even the pretense of evenhandedness when it comes to...

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February 23, 2020 5:10 am

Tel Aviv’s Mayor Vs. the Middle East Forum

JNS.org - For three years, the Middle East Forum has been engaged in a campaign...

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February 23, 2020 5:01 am

Catholic Bishop Declares ‘Jews Are Not Our Enemies’

JNS.org - Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Ind., made...

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February 23, 2020 4:50 am

‘Documentary’ Gives a Window into Pathological Antisemitism Behind Much Anti-Israel Activism

Earlier this month, The Atlantic posted a short film in its video section promoting the...

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February 23, 2020 4:46 am

Mahmoud Abbas Does Not Oppose Terrorism

With his astonishing declaration last week that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas opposes terrorism, former Israeli...

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February 23, 2020 4:40 am

The Significance and Shame(?) of Jewish Names

We Jews are hyper-sensitive. Recently, several people have told me how embarrassed they are that...

Features

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...

World

US Jewish Groups React With Outrage to Bernie Sanders’ ‘Offensi...

Mainstream US Jewish groups reacted with outrage on Monday to what they saw as 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders'...

Israel

Netanyahu Threatens Gaza Terror Leaders: If Quiet Not Restored, ‘You ...

Gaza terrorists on Monday fired rockets toward Israel, which responded with air strikes, in the second day of an escalation that...

Middle East

Watchdog Group Urges UNICEF to Call Out Palestinians for Use of Child Soldi...

A Israeli watchdog group that tracks racism, incitement and glorification of terrorism in the Palestinian media has sent a report...

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