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...

Can We Compare the Migrant Caravan to Jews Fleeing Nazi Europe?

By Ron Kampeas WASHINGTON (JTA) — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is just one of 435 members of the incoming U.S. House of Representatives, but her youth, surprise primary win in her Bronx-area district,...

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...

Trump’s One State Vs. Two State Statements Sow Confusion

President Donald Trump raised eyebrows recently during a joint press conference in New York with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he backtracked on previous positions he held regarding...

Right View: Tracing Two Millennia of Antisemitism Forward to Auschwitz

The Nazi decision to exterminate the Jews worldwide was a culmination of centuries of persecution and antisemitism inspired by the teachings of the Christian church and its leaders. Jew...

Will Nikki Haley Enable Qatari Agent Immunity From Prosecution?

By Robin Owens In the latest chapter of ongoing litigation over Qatar’s hacking of prominent United States citizens, an American official with close ties to the pro-Israel community could play...

What If Kavanaugh Had Said This Instead?

By David Grossman It is too late, of course.  But what would have happened if Kavanaugh had owned up to the accusations at the outset? The outset would have been September...

How We Got New House Rep. Ayanna Pressley Wrong on Israel

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Ayanna Pressley is the first black woman that Massachusetts elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. In the media coverage of this wild and woolly election, her...

Momo, TikTok: Are We Paying Attention to Kids’ Security Online?

By Jacob Rubinstein You would be hard-pressed to find someone who has heard about the Momo story, whether it is a hoax or not, and not been shaken with fear...

Rabbi Meir Kahane and Israel’s Far Right, Explained

BY EMILY BURACK (JTA) — When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brokered a partnership between the extreme right-wing party Jewish Power, or Otzma Yehudit, and the more moderate right-wing Jewish Home, the...
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