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Posts Tagged: Politics

February 27, 2017 1:36 pm
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Jewish Identity, Through the Eyes of Benjamin Disraeli

We may think that current political discourse is crude and vicious. But, believe me, beneath a veneer of gentility, politics in the British Empire was...

February 9, 2017 2:52 pm
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Alan Dershowitz: Israel Must Not Criminalize Political Differences

I recently returned from a visit to Israel, where the headlines focused on two investigations involving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The first is about conversations...

October 26, 2012 7:00 am
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Likud Sources: Lieberman Has Eye on Prime Minister’s Position

Ynet - The Israeli political area was still reeling from the shock waves sent through it by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Yisrael Beiteinu Chairman Avigdor Lieberman,...

June 28, 2012 2:40 pm
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Member of Hungarian Anti-Semitic Party Learns of His Jewish Roots

Csanad Szegedi, a leader of Hungary's notoriously anti-Semitic party Jobbik, found out that he has Jewish roots, reports AFP. "I learnt not long ago that I...

November 3, 2011 5:24 pm
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The Future of Jewish Leadership: Journalist vs. Politician

Last week I wrote about the need for renewed focus on Jewish solutions as opposed to Jewish problems. Addressing requests for more thoughts on this...

July 25, 2011 11:02 am
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Why the Republicans Should Just Cave

First, a parable. You're cruising along in your car, at just under the speed limit and having the time of your life, and suddenly you realise...

July 17, 2011 1:33 pm
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Why You Might Want To Take a Glance at Finland

In 1997, New Labour came to power in Great Britain pledging to be get tough on global-warming and it was a pledge that they lived...

May 6, 2011 11:09 am
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April 29, 2011 11:34 am
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My Thoughts On The Election Of 2012

The 2012 Presidential and Congressional election is all but over as a result of the adoption by the House of Representatives by a vote of...

April 28, 2011 10:05 pm
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Can the Real Israel Survive Its Imagined Versions?

Israel, goes the title of a book by Rich Cohen, Is Real. This message is coming home to me as I get ready for a six-week stay...

March 16, 2011 7:20 pm
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Why Values-Voters Have Completely Failed

For thirty-odd years evangelical Christians and social conservatives have championed values as central to the American political agenda, promoting the integrity of the family and...

March 2, 2011 9:26 am
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Making Peace with Gaddafi

At this point, there can be no doubt in anybody's mind that the evil of Libyan Dictator Muammar Gaddafi knows no limits whatsoever. Long recognized...

February 24, 2011 2:25 pm
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The Politics of Altruism

As widespread unrest throughout the Muslim world continues, A Case for Democracy by former Soviet dissident and Israeli politician Natan Sharansky is a must-read. Almost prophetic...

Culture

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

World

European Union Leader Warns Poland Must Stop Antisemitic Remarks

Poland's ruling party must do everything it can to stop antisemitic remarks that are hurting Poland's standing in the world and putting its interests at risk, European Council President Donald...

Israel

Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cus...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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