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Palestinian groups behind Omar-Tlaib canceled trip express anti-Semitism, links to terrorism

Palestinian politician Hanan Ashrawi in her office in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Jan. 31, 2012. Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90. By Sean Savage (August…

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Illegal settlements proliferate in the territories — built by Palestinians with EU backing

By Edwin Black (August 15, 2019 / JNS) “Area C,” which comprises some 60 percent of the West Bank, also known as Judea and Samaria,…

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Conflicting Ideals: Mixed Reactions to Israel barring Reps. Omar and Tlaib

From left: Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.). Photo courtesy JNS. The battle over whether Israel should…

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The Shuhada Street myth in Hebron dupes J Street alternative tour participants

General view of the West Bank city of Hebron with the new shopping center in the front, Jan. 28, 2008. Photo by Michal Fattal/Flash90 By…

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Israeli and Palestinian leaders meet in Hebron over kosher Iftar meal

Palestinian businessman Sheikh Ashraf Al Jabari, co-founder of the Judea and Samaria Chamber of Commerce, hosting a kosher Iftar with Jewish neighbors near Hebron, May…

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Sixth BDS national conference sheds light on movement’s intentions and terrorist affiliates

A view of the BDS National Conference held in Ramallah in the West Bank in March 2019. Credit: BDS National Committee via Facebook. By Eliana…

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The “apartheid road” that isn’t

Photo: View of Route 4370, northeast of Jerusalem, which connects the Geva Binyamin area to Route 1, and separates vehicles of Israeli citizens and non-citizens,…

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Amid holiday season, Middle East Christians face despair and threat of extinction

Iraqi Christians hold a procession in the Christian village of Qaraqosh in northern Iraq. Credit: Aid to the Church in Need By Sean Savage (JNS)…

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What is Israel’s Nation-State Law?

If you care about Israel, and have been following the recent controversy about the new Nation-State law, then you know it’s touched some nerves. Here…

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Defunding UNRWA: What It Means

News in August that the United States would stop its $300 million annual funding of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency set off different…

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