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March 18, 2019 9:29 am
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Major UK Paper Falsely Claims That Israeli Law Codifies Racism

A recent, official Guardian editorial ("The Guardian view on the Israeli elections: Netanyahu debases his office -- again") included the following accusation: Israel is not a...

September 20, 2018 9:26 am
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A Looming Constitutional Crisis in Israel?

The most important part of Israel's new Nation-State Law may well be its constitutional implications, which have been overlooked by the countless opinion and analysis...

September 13, 2018 9:14 am
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Arab Knesset Members Meet With Arab League to Discuss Law Defining Israel as Jewish

JNS.org - The head of the Arab League hosted on Tuesday a delegation of Arab Knesset members from the Joint List party who railed against a...

September 5, 2018 10:04 am
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Arab MKs Seek EU Foreign Policy Chief’s Support in Battle Against Nation-State Law

JNS.org - A delegation of Arab Israeli lawmakers from the ‎Joint Arab List party met Tuesday with senior ‎European Union officials in Brussels in a bid...

August 26, 2018 7:49 am
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A Candid Look at Israel’s Nation-State Law

The controversial Nation-State Law that just passed in Israel is typical of what I do not like about nationalism.  The bill was passed by a vote...

August 22, 2018 12:37 pm
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Why Israel Needs the Nation-State Law

Much has been published against the new Israeli Basic Law: Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People. Many, both in Israel and abroad, ask:...

August 22, 2018 12:16 pm
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Ronald Lauder Treats Israelis Like Misbehaving Children

For most of the last 70 years, the American Jewish establishment has taken the position that Israelis should make their own decisions, particularly on matters...

August 13, 2018 8:15 am
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Israel’s Nationality Law Is Not Discriminatory

The newly passed Basic Law: Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People, known as the Nationality Bill, does nothing to damage the equality of...

August 10, 2018 12:18 pm
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Equality for All of Israel’s Citizens

JNS.org - Since moving to Israel nearly two decades ago, I have come to profoundly appreciate the fact that the modern Jewish homeland consists of a...

August 8, 2018 4:54 pm
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Looking Candidly at Israel’s Nation-State Law

It is inevitable -- and laudable -- that there are debates and differences over most new legislation. However, that does not justify the global hysteria...

August 3, 2018 9:27 am
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Israel’s Druze Arabs Push for Changes After Jewish State Law

Israel's new "nation-state" law has provoked anger among members of its most integrated minority, the Druze, prompting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to seek corrective legislation. Netanyahu...

August 2, 2018 9:46 am
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Netanyahu Offers Plan to Address Druze Concerns Over Nation-State Law

JNS.org - A team appointment by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a plan to the Druze community as part of an effort to resolve concerns...

August 2, 2018 9:26 am
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Arab Knesset Member Sparks Fury With Map of Israel Drawn as Palestinian Flag

JNS.org - Joint Arab List Party Knesset member Jamal Zahalka drew ire on Tuesday for a Facebook post in which he called for the “entire Palestinian...

July 26, 2018 10:12 am
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Netanyahu to Hold Meeting on Nation-State Law Following Objections by Druze

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will reportedly convene a meeting to re-examine the controversial nation-state law passed last week after an outcry by...

Features

Top This? Presidential Candidates Get Covered in Yiddishkeit

JNS.org - Along with giving out kipot to put on one’s head, Marc Daniels, a published author and the director...

Birthright’s Excel Program Gets High Marks All Around

JNS.org - “It’s so much more.” That’s the mantra of the 54 Jewish young adults from across North America who...

World

Association of British Scrabble Players Updates Definition of ‘Jew...

The Association of British Scrabble Players updated its guide to label the listed definitions of “jew” and "jews" as "offensive"...

Israel

Apparent Kingmaker Lieberman Says ‘Emergency Situation’ Require...

Leader of the Yisrael Beiteinu party Avigdor Lieberman, who according to exit polls will play the kingmaker in the coalition...

Middle East

Unidentified Drone Hits Position at Syria-Iraq Border

An air strike by an unidentified drone hit a position near a Syrian government-held town at the Iraqi border overnight, a source in the regional alliance that backs Damascus and...

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