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Toward a Judaism of Resistance

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruninghooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong. -- Joel 4:10 My first encounter with antisemitism came...

June 4, 2018 12:07 pm

‘Fauda’ Creators Talk BDS, Critics, and Whether There Will Ever Be Peace

When Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff pitched their TV series about an undercover Israeli unit that hunts Palestinians preparing to launch terror attacks, Israel's Keshet network told them to write a comedy about the conflict...

Kindergarten Graduation in Gaza: Kids Stage Mock Attack, Including Hostage-Taking

JNS.org - At the graduation ceremony of the Al-Hoda kindergarten in Gaza, pre-schoolers carrying mock guns and rifles simulated Islamic Jihad militants storming an Israeli building on “Al-Quds Street,” capturing a child dressed in stereotypical garb...

Supporting the Real-Life ‘Fauda’ Soldiers

I spent Memorial Day weekend binge-watching season two of Fauda, the amazing Israeli drama on Netflix about an elite counter-terrorism unit of the Israel Defense Forces. I watched all 12 episodes over the course of only...

May 28, 2018 8:06 am

Jewish Self-Defense Course Gains Steam, Changes Lives

When Ortal Kindell exited her car a block away from her Brooklyn home, she never...

May 17, 2018 3:52 pm

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only major Jewish...

May 14, 2018 11:28 am

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has...

May 14, 2018 9:11 am

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I...

May 9, 2018 9:36 am

Critics and Supporters of Iran Deal Urge Both Caution and Optimism After Trump Announcement

JNS.org - Reactions from American Jewish and pro-Israel groups poured in following Donald Trump’s decision on...

June 4, 2018 12:07 pm

Toward a Judaism of Resistance

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruninghooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong. -- Joel 4:10 My first encounter with antisemitism came quite...

June 3, 2018 9:11 am

‘Fauda’ Creators Talk BDS, Critics, and Whether There Will Ever Be Peace

When Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff pitched their TV series about an undercover Israeli unit that hunts Palestinians preparing to launch terror attacks, Israel's Keshet...

May 31, 2018 11:17 am

Kindergarten Graduation in Gaza: Kids Stage Mock Attack, Including Hostage-Taking

JNS.org - At the graduation ceremony of the Al-Hoda kindergarten in Gaza, pre-schoolers carrying mock guns and rifles simulated Islamic Jihad militants storming an Israeli building...

May 29, 2018 10:12 am

Supporting the Real-Life ‘Fauda’ Soldiers

I spent Memorial Day weekend binge-watching season two of Fauda, the amazing Israeli drama on Netflix about an elite counter-terrorism unit of the Israel Defense Forces....

May 28, 2018 8:06 am

Jewish Self-Defense Course Gains Steam, Changes Lives

When Ortal Kindell exited her car a block away from her Brooklyn home, she never thought that she’d be fighting for her life. Out of...

May 17, 2018 3:52 pm

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only major Jewish holiday that many Diaspora Jews have never heard of, let...

May 14, 2018 11:28 am

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of ”anti-normalization," advocating for complete and...

May 14, 2018 9:11 am

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons for my bar mitzvah with...

May 9, 2018 9:36 am

Critics and Supporters of Iran Deal Urge Both Caution and Optimism After Trump Announcement

JNS.org - Reactions from American Jewish and pro-Israel groups poured in following Donald Trump’s decision on Tuesday afternoon to withdraw the United States from the 2015...

May 9, 2018 9:28 am

New Terror Tactic: Balloon Bombs Strike Israeli Communities Near Gaza

JNS.org - Several fires erupted on Monday in Israeli communities near Gaza as a result of incendiary balloons sent by Palestinian rioters over the border into...

May 8, 2018 8:06 am

Why Is the State Department Protecting Palestinian Terrorists?

In recent weeks, three important European players in the education of Palestinian children -- the European Union, the UK Parliament, and the Finnish government -- all took steps to...

May 4, 2018 12:19 pm

Imams in Morocco Learn Jewish Culture as Part of Training — and Bring Tolerance to France

The 30 imams who have signed a letter against antisemitism and extremism in France are graduates of a special training program for imams in Morocco. Created in...

May 3, 2018 4:25 pm

Will Israel Pass a Law to Offset ‘Pay-to-Slay’ Stipends to Jailed Palestinian Terrorists?

JNS.org - Knesset members are currently advancing competing laws to serve as the equivalent to America’s Taylor Force Act, which sanctions the Palestinian Authority (PA)’s “pay-to-slay” policy...

May 2, 2018 8:07 am

Palestinian President Claims Jews’ Behavior Caused the Holocaust

In yet another long and disoriented rant on Monday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas took his antisemitic sentiment to a new level. Abbas told a Palestinian...

Opinion

France’s Reputation Is at Stake Again Over the Murder of Sarah Halimi

JNS.org - For the second time in 20 years, France basked in the...

Why Is the LA Unified School District Pushing a Palestinian Narrative?

The below letter was sent to LA Unified School District (LAUSD) Superintendent Austin...

Don’t Believe the Hysterics on Canceling the Iran Nuclear Deal

A great hue and cry went up throughout Europe and from former Obama administration officials and various...

Israel

Fragile Ceasefire Holds After Hamas Kills IDF Soldier, Israel Launches Majo...

A truce between Israel and Hamas, the Islamic terrorist group that controls the Gaza Strip, was largely holding on Saturday a day after...

Middle East

Xi’s Visit to UAE Highlights China’s Rising Interest in Middle ...

China and the United Arab Emirates signed a raft of financial, business and trade agreements on Friday during a visit...

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