Tuesday, March 26th | 19 Adar II 5779



March 26, 2019 9:00 am

Gaza Conference by Duke and University of North Carolina Sinks Academia to a New Low

I remember a time when I was proud to be on the faculty at Duke University. It was an honor to work with colleagues of...

March 26, 2019 8:47 am

Islamists Notably Silent on Hamas’ Brutal Repression of Gaza Protests

Hamas continues to use force to quell a popular uprising in Gaza, as protests against the group's governance enter a third week. Protesters are constantly beaten, and hundreds of people -- including journalists -- have...

March 26, 2019 8:25 am

What Should Israel Do in Gaza?

It's too soon to assess the potential of the recent demonstrations in the Gaza Strip to take a sharp turn. Even without knowing how things might develop, it is clear that, as of now, the...

March 26, 2019 8:18 am

Sarah Halimi’s Antisemitic Murderer Disappears Behind a Smokescreen

JNS.org - During the prosecution of Jared Lee Loughner -- the shooter sentenced to life imprisonment for the January 2011 murder of six people and the wounding of 13, including his intended target Rep. Gabrielle...

March 26, 2019 8:09 am

Despite Attacks From the Left and the Right, AIPAC Is Still Needed

JNS.org - As the annual AIPAC conference convened this week in Washington, the lobby’s status as the lightening rod for the pro-Israel community was more in evidence than ever before. Attacks on the group have...

March 25, 2019 10:33 am

Palestinians Share Responsibility for Jewish Refugees, Too

JNS.org - Not long ago, I heard emeritus professor of Tel Aviv University Asher Susser...

March 25, 2019 10:19 am

A Perfect Match: llhan Omar Speaks at CAIR Fundraiser

It might seem natural for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)'s Los Angeles chapter to...

March 25, 2019 9:39 am

The Democratic Party Fails to Condemn Antisemitic Democrats

Perhaps the most remarkable and disquieting aspect of the revelation that 2020 Democratic presidential candidate...

March 25, 2019 9:26 am

J’accuse — France’s Antisemitism Problem

“Happy like a Jew in France.” This slogan was once the refrain of many persecuted Jewish...

March 25, 2019 9:17 am

Is Trump’s Approach to Iran and North Korea the Best Approach?

President Donald Trump’s currently failing “maximum pressure” approach to Iran, as well as North Korea,...

March 25, 2019 9:05 am

After Trump’s Worrying Moves, America’s Asian Allies Should Adjust Their Security Policies

For many years, the cost of the  deployment of US forces in South Korea and...

March 24, 2019 2:08 pm

Why J Street’s ‘Birthwrong’ Trip Might Actually Be a Good Idea

JNS.org - J Street thinks that Birthright Israel trips are too pro-Israel. So it has announced...

March 24, 2019 2:00 pm

IDF Investigator Vows to Leave No Deceased Soldier Behind

JNS.org - Four decades after they vanished without a trace in the battles of Israel’s...


Patriots Owner Kraft Apologizes in First Statement Since Charges

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft apologized on Saturday in his first public statement since he was charged for soliciting...

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...


Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...


South Korean Officials to Press for Iran Sanctions Waiver During US Visit

South Korean government officials are expected to press for extending a sanctions waiver on Iran's petroleum exports that expires in May on a visit to Washington this week. South Korea's Deputy...


Mandelblit: Netanyahu Properly Explained Egyptian Submarine Deal

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to withhold classified information from senior defense officials before he signed off on the German sale of submarines to Egypt does not warrant...

Middle East

Hamas Prisoners Attack Two Guards, One Seriously Injured

JNS.org - Two guards at Ketziot Prison in southern Israel were wounded, one seriously, when Hamas prisoners stabbed them late Sunday night after clashes broke out at the facility. Both guards...