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Getting Real: Why Israel is Ramping Up Responses to Iran-Backed Provocations From Syria

Surprisingly, Israel not only went public about the strike and missile intercept but followed up with an explicit vow to destroy Syria’s air defense systems if they are used against IAF aircraft again

Landing On A Different Planet

Total strangers from all over the world opened their hearts and pocketbooks.

Converted Masters; World Famous Masterpieces With a Jewish Twist

Beneath the humor and fun is the depth of emotion oand expression that this artist brings to each canvas.

Rescuing My Family From Yemen

As a Jew in Yemen, you live in your own little bubble and don't associate with the world around you.

Linda Sarsour and the Interfaith Dialogue Fallacy

{Originally posted to the JNS website} One of the cornerstones of Jewish community relations work is building bridges to other religious and ethnic communities. The...

New Israeli Milestone Reveals the Farce of the Guardian’s BDS Obsession

"Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door" and that is how you beat BDS.

Nikki Haley Restores Morality to the UN Mission

Haley presumably expected the Security Council would focus on issues that had something to do with the myriad threats to global peace not obsess over Israel. Her outrage with the UNSC was clear.

The Most Pro-Israel President Ever (or is he?)

How many times have you heard someone say, “Trump is the most pro-Israel president, ever.” Or maybe it was even you who said that to others. Is there proof of this?

Le Pen Erases America’s Role In Winning The World Wars

Le Pen may well win the France's upcoming elections. If so, Trump's first meeting with her should be a review of America's contributions in both World Wars, notably the liberation of France in WWII

Yes, Indeed, Israel IS an Apartheid State

Yes, Indeed, Israel IS an Apartheid State,,, and you will never guess who is the oppressed group

New Collection Of The Rav’s Essays Deepens Religious Understanding

Even if one was never privileged to listen to the Rav’s shiurim in person, reading his lectures, even when some of them have been reconstructed from individual manuscripts, should not be missed.

Jordan Protects A Killer Of Americans – Where’s The Outrage In Washington?

The U.S. gave Jordan $393 million in aid last year. Is that just a blank check? Or is it time, perhaps, to make some of that aid conditional on Jordan surrendering killers of Americans?

Cheshbon Nefesh On The Plight Of Agunot

International Agunah Day is a sort of “rosh hashana la’agunot.” As a Jewish 'New Year' we should perform a “cheshbon nefesh” – an accounting of the soul. What have we done right; where have we erred?

Selective Outrage About anti-Semitism

It is a little ironic, considering the president's initial reluctance to address the issue, Trump has significantly raised awareness about anti-Semitism.

The Left’s Opposition To School Choice

Put another way, will our students henceforth be instructed that they are free to disregard election results?

Margalit The Tzaddikah

A true story of unfathomable pain exceeded only by the greatness of this tzaddikah, a haredi Yemenite orphan girl sent to a leper hospice and befriended by R’ Aryeh Levine (zt”l) the Yerushalmi tzaddik

The Bharara Spectacle

As for Mr. Bharara himself, he is reputed to have designs on running for elective office in New York which has an overwhelmingly liberal, anti-Trump voter base.

David Friedman’s Nomination Clears Important Hurdle

Given the unanimous vote by the Republicans on the committee in support of Mr. Friedman, it’s highly likely that the Republican-controlled Senate will confirm him as well.

Did Donald Trump Just Trigger the Islamic End of Days?

Whether it is the Hadith or the Bible, US troops in Syria in combat positions seem to indicate an important line has been crossed. Is the final battle coming?

Fighting For Israel’s Legal Rights: An interview with ZOA Israel Director Jeff Daube

The Trump administration is waiting to hear our suggestions. They are looking to us to be proactive and speak out about what we would like.

The Bernice Chronicles: Bernice And The Women’s Land Army

It wasn’t every day that a young woman from a traditional Jewish family volunteered for farm labor, but for Bernice, the decision was an easy one.

Hiding Evidence of Its Own Innocence

Within 1 day of the most high-profile civilian casualty incident of the 2009 Gaza war, Israel had exculpatory evidence on its responsibility for that death. Why wait 8 years to make it public?

The Real Hamas: Sorry, Folks!

What Hamas says in Arabic tells the REAL story. In fact, Hamas officials are crystal clear when addressing their people in Arabic. Yet some Western and Israeli analysts disregard this truth.

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