JTA: 5 Jewish Takeaways From Midterm Elections

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The first-glance Jewish takeaway the day after the congressional midterms is that the number of Jewish lawmakers appears to have increased — in the U.S. House...

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...

As Hezbollah’s Power Rises, Israel Steps Up Warnings

The arms race underway between Israel and Iranian-backed Hezbollah has seen both sides study one another and build up their military power to unprecedented levels. The Shi’ite armed force, which...

From the Editor: The Kirsten Crisis

The idea in today’s political process is to project an image that may not reflect reality. Those up for election in two weeks want you to think about their...

Yochanan Gordon: Get Out The Vote

By Yochanan Gordon The fable “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” is a real phenomenon. That is, if the alarm bells are sounded by a person who is always predicting doomsday disasters,...

Novak: Beto O’Rourke Is Another Democratic Mistake

By Jake Novak  Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke is challenging incumbent Republican Senator Ted Cruz in next month’s midterm elections. Beto O’Rourke is young, handsome, and well-spoken. Beto O’Rourke has raised $38 million,...

Is Iran Trying to Drag Israel Into War in Gaza?

Hamas, the rulers of the Gaza Strip, and Palestinian terrorist group ‎Islamic Jihad both were quick to deny launching rockets from Gaza ‎Wednesday, after a Grad rocket fired on Israel scored...

JNS: Top 10 Senate Races Jewish Voters Should Be Eying

While not officially on the ballot in November, the upcoming midterm elections in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives are widely seen as a referendum on U.S. President...

Why do Israeli Soldiers Suffer From PTSD Less Than Others?

BY Forest Rain Marcia In 2013, the Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps Mental Health Department released a study on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). According to the study, reported cases of post-traumatic...

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...
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