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May 6, 2022 9:37 am
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Judaism and Ethical Warfare

The ongoing conflict in Ukraine raises important moral issues about warfare. Some people believe that all violence is wrong under all circumstances. Pacifism has a...

April 20, 2022 10:49 am
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Iran Tries to Capitalize on Ukraine War in Central Asia

Anti-Iranian protests in Afghanistan, and the stabbing of three clerics in Iran, threaten to cast a shadow over Iranian efforts to capitalize on the fallout...

April 19, 2022 10:34 am
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Pre-Pesach Rescue of Three Holocaust Survivors From Ukraine Is a Sign of Hope

Earlier this month, amid air raid sirens and bombings, we were fortunate enough to rescue three Holocaust survivors from Kyiv and bring them to safety...

April 12, 2022 10:27 am
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Applying (or Ignoring) Double Standards in Ukraine Is Risky Business

Russia’s suspension from the United Nations Human Rights Council was long overdue, even without the mass killing of innocent civilians in the Ukrainian town of...

April 8, 2022 9:32 am
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Note to the Media: Israel Is Not a Russian ‘Ally’ in the War Against Ukraine

Even as Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid this week charged Russian forces with war crimes following the apparent massacre in the Ukrainian city of Bucha, media outlets continue...

April 7, 2022 11:00 am
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Israel Is Not Russia, and Palestinians Are Not Ukraine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine set off an immediate wave of boycotts and sanctions targeting Moscow. These swift and comprehensive economic punishments have left the frustrated...

March 30, 2022 10:47 am
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A Jewish Artist Finds Inspiration in Zelensky

New York artist Michelle Palatnik loves to draw faces, and while watching a mesmerizing speech by Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky, she decided to do his...

March 23, 2022 11:20 am
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Should NATO Enter the Russian-Ukrainian Fray?

It is hard to describe the excruciatingly painful destruction that Putin is inflicting on Ukraine. However, whereas NATO should provide Ukraine with active defensive military...

March 23, 2022 10:59 am
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UK Newspaper Op-ed Suggests Moral Equivalence Between Ukraine and Gaza

The fundamental premise of a Guardian op-ed by Moustafa Bayoumi (“Facebook’s solidarity with Ukraine is impressive. Now extend it to others,” March 19) is based...

March 16, 2022 3:26 pm
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Why All Jews Understand Ukraine

The profound pain and trauma of war and displacement are very familiar to the Jewish people, who have been dealing with it for generations. They...

March 15, 2022 10:26 am
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Ukraine May Force Middle Eastern Rivals to Upgrade Their Toolkits

Struggling to remain on the sidelines of the 21st century’s watershed war in Ukraine, Middle Eastern nations are discovering that they may be fighting their...

March 14, 2022 10:35 am
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Painful Memories in Ukraine, Past and Present

The tragedy and horrifying images from Ukraine resulting from the Russian invasion of the country brought to mind a picture in my late father’s family...

March 14, 2022 10:30 am
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Stop Using Ukraine to Repeat Lies About the Number of Palestinian ‘Refugees’

Using the plight of Ukrainian refugees who have been forced to flee their besieged homeland as a narrative hook, CBS News published an article about...

March 9, 2022 12:00 pm
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Russia’s Invasion Is a Wake-Up Call for Israel and the West

Irrespective of the final outcome of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, it should serve as a wake-up call for Israeli and Western policymakers and molders...

Culture

Sacha Baron Cohen to Narrate Comedy Special on Classic Jewish Folktales of ‘Chelm’

Academy Award-nominated British-Jewish actor Sacha Baron Cohen will narrate a television...

Amar’e Stoudemire Leaves Brooklyn Nets After 2 Years, Citing Shabbat Observance

Six-time NBA All-Star Amar'e Stoudemire said on Wednesday that he will not return...

Israeli Neuroscientist Wins Prestigious Gruber Neuroscience Prize

JNS.org - Professor Haim Sompolinsky of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is the first Israeli to win the prestigious Gruber...

Israel

First Shipment of Israeli Medical Cannabis Seeds Sent to US

The first-ever shipment of Israeli cannabis seeds for export has left for the United States, the Ministry of Agriculture said in a statement on Wednesday, hailing the move as an...

Middle East

Hezbollah Chief Acknowledges Loss of Lebanon Parliamentary Majority

The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah on Wednesday acknowledged his party and its allies had lost their parliamentary majority in elections, but said no single group had taken it, in...

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