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More Of My Personal Story

Marina's story is truly an inspiration to all those who desire to understand what motivated Jews in Russia to seek their right to emigrate.

A Court Like No Other

Hashem has, after all, judged exactly the cases of our lives on 5,778 previous occasions. He has seen individual Jews and even the entire Jewish people turn their lives around many times before. The ultimate Judge is biased in our favor

An Indecent Proposal From An Ex-State Dept. Official

The Makovsky Plan resurrects the old State Department approach of forcing Israel to do something that is virtually irreversible, while requiring the Palestinians to do something that is easily reversible.

Experts Send Letter to Trump Urging End Iran Deal

Strong international sanctions, a tough negotiating strategy and a decisive American president who will not engage in appeasement is the best approach to rein in Iran’s belligerent behavior and induce it to joining negotiations on a better agreement.

Abrogating the Iran Deal: The Way Forward

It is time to take the offensive against Iran and revoke the deal which Iran has repeatedly violated. Amb. Bolton presents his plan...

Severely Flawed New Campus Study Claims Little anti-Semitism on Campus

Do attacks on Jews suddenly have to be worse than those on other minorities in order to be considered anti-Semitism? Must they be physical and not just verbal or political? Why should there be a different bar that Jews must pass?

Contrived Controversy: Drone Report Has Zero Impact on Israeli-Azerbaijani Ties

With extensive diplomatic, economic, and defense ties, Israel and Azerbaijan have been “showing the world” a blueprint for interfaith and intercultural tolerance since they embarked on a deep bilateral relationship 25 years ago

The ‘Kneelers’ Debate

The disrespecting of the Star-Spangled Banner (and, by extension, our flag) by athletes who refuse to stand when it is played at sporting events is a broadside against one of the fundamental symbols of America.

Dealing With Iran And North Korea

It is time for the entire world to join us in demanding that Iran’s government end its pursuit of death and destruction.

Who Is the Real Threat to Free Speech?

Trump is an awful steward of the powers of the presidency, but he has not yet abused his power to censor his opponents. The ostensibly powerless on campus, however, absolutely have

A Unique Collection: Holocaust Mail: An Interview with Author Dr. Justin Gordon

They could send and receive mail in the concentration camps but not in the death camps.

The Mysterious Nature Of Yom Kippur

Moses, when he saw the frenzied partying and dancing before the calf, threw down the tablets inscribed with the Ten Commandments in a fit of rage, shattering them into small fragments.

Fatah Glorifies Har Hadar Terrorist

The 3 Israelis murdered today at Har Hadar by a Palestinian terrorist have not yet been buried and Abbas' is already signing the checks to the terrorist's family: 6,000 shekels paid immediately; 2,600 shekels each month for life

Trump Tries a New Tack on the Peace Process

Perhaps Palestinians keep saying no simply because doing so has proven effective in securing more concessions. And if that’s the case, then reversing this perverse set of incentives by telling them they stand to lose from intransigence rather than gain by it could actually be effective.

MAGA and DACA

The need to fix immigration has been clear for decades. It seems that Trump is nudging Congressional leaders towards a common-sense deal capable of generating broad bipartisan support: dramatically increased border security coupled with an embrace of those whom we have already vetted carefully.

Good Nationalism and Bad Nationalism

Why doesn't the world support an independent state for the Kurdish people as they do for the supposed Palestinians? Is it because those preventing the Kurds from being free are not Israel, but Muslims – Turks, Arabs and Iranians?

Building on ‘Strong’ Bond, U.S. Opens First PERMANENT Military Base in Israel

The committed partnership of both countries is key to enabling the U.S. base to function smoothly in an Israeli military facility

“Like-Minded” Dictatorships and the United Nations

Why can’t the UN get more done to promote freedom? Because so many member states are themselves dictatorships that engage in horrible human rights violations—and they stick together

Islamic Terrorism – Extrinsic or Intrinsic?

Is Muslim contempt toward Western culture extrinsic or intrinsic to Islam?

Crazed Reaction to Trump on NFL Kneel-Squad

NFL players who refuse to honor America’s symbols as a way of denouncing the police (or, apparently, white people) are wrongheaded. So are those who make excuses for them

The True Enemies of the Palestinians

The agreement absolves Hamas of financial responsibilities towards its constituents in the Gaza Strip. The resumption of PA funds to the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip will allow Hamas to redirect its resources and energies to building up its military capabilities in preparation for war with Israel.

Plame Knew What She Was Tweeting

What the hard right and hard left share in common is special bigotry toward Jews: the neo-Nazi right hates the Jewish people; and the hard left hates the nation state of the Jewish people and those Jews who support it

Inspiring Newsmakers of 5777

JNS spotlights high-profile individuals who made a positive difference—sometimes in unexpected ways—during the Jewish calendar year of 5777.

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