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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

Hollywood Pays Tribute to Iconic Jewish Comic Jerry Lewis Following His Death at Age 91

A number of celebrities shared tributes to comedic legend Jerry Lewis, who died...

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Israeli Study Says Using Emojis in Work Emails Conveys Incompetence

JNS.org – A joint study conducted by researchers from Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the...

Features

Venezuelan Jews Fleeing Turmoil Get ‘Lifeline’ in Israel, Despite New Challenges

JNS.org - As the political and economic situation in Venezuela becomes increasingly unstable, Jews...

Despite Zionist Presence, Israel Bashing Upstages Women’s Rights at SlutWalk Chicago

Last weekend, approximately 150 progressive activists attended the annual SlutWalk Chicago....

Israel Hopes for High Profits as Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Exports

JNS.org - Israeli companies and the Israeli government itself stand to earn large profits from...

World

Kushner Team Heads to Middle East as Arab Leaders Emphasize ‘No Peace...

As a high-level negotiating team headed by US President Donald Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner heads to the Middle East...

Israel

Yavne Supermarket Stabbing Victim Recalls Attack, Says Terrorist Asked Him ...

Three weeks after being critically wounded by a knife-wielding Palestinian terrorist at a supermarket in Yavne, Niv Nehemiah has spoken...

Middle East

Arab Foreign Ministers Meet in Cairo Ahead of US Delegation’s Arrival

JNS.org - Palestinian, Jordanian and Egyptian officials met in Cairo Saturday to discuss the next stages in the US-led peace process prior to the arrival of a high-level White House delegation...

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