The Wisdom Behind Israel’s Crazy Multi-Party System

By ARIEL PICARD JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli politics looks like a big mess right now. In the past few weeks, three new parties have been launched and one party has kicked...

Friend or Foe? Russia, Israel Grapple with Geostrategic Interests

The announcement this month that Russia planned to transfer the advance S-300 surface-to-air defense system to Syria in response to the recent accidental downing of a Russian military plane...

Is Israel Headed for Another Runoff Election?

BY DOV LIPMAN (October 11, 2019 / JNS) As the situation stands right now, Israel seems to be headed toward a third election in the early months of 2020. The Likud Central Committee met on...

Jewish Groups Disavow Antisemitism of Women’s March Leadership

Ever since it took the nation by storm, a dark cloud has been hanging over the Women’s March concerning its leadership’s associations with controversial Nation of Islam leader Louis...

Another PR Headache for Israel’s Genesis Prize

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — With the announcement last month that it had picked Robert Kraft as its 2019 laureate, the Genesis Prize seemed poised for a calmer year. Last year the...

President H.W. Bush Was Often at Odds With Israeli Leaders

Following the death of President George H.W. Bush on Nov. 30, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed the 41st American president for his “commitment to Israel’s security, important contribution...

Florida Governor-Elect DeSantis: I Will Be Aggressive Against BDS

If there is one American politician who has made support for Israel a daily agenda item, Florida Governor-elect Ron DeSantis is that man. DeSantis,a Republican who for six years served...

Oslo’s Impact on This Week’s Murder

By Shalom Pollack Two events took place last week. Both were the kind we have gotten used to, especially since the Oslo accords were signed a quarter of a century...

Rep. Zeldin Finds ‘Disloyalty’ Jab a Bridge Too Far

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Of the many Jews unsettled by President Donald Trump’s claim that voting for Democrats would demonstrate “disloyalty” to Israel and to other Jews, Lee Zeldin might be in...

George H.W. Bush, President With Complicated Jewish Legacy, Dies at 94

WASHINGTON (JTA) – George H. W. Bush, the one-term president whose public grappling with Jewish leaders made headlines while his private interventions helped bring tens of thousands of Jews out...
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Ninth graders at  the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls had a great time “painting the night” on motzaei Shabbat, February 8. Led...

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THE JERUSALEM POST -- An Israeli couple who had been traveling aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship were diagnosed with coronavirus on Sunday morning and are...

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