In-Depth Issues

September 7, 2020

New film highlights Black-Jewish ties: Cooperation, Challenges and Israel

“Shared Legacies,” a new documentary highlighting the relationship between Blacks and Jews during the Civil Rights era, and how Jews supported the Black community during their time of struggle, was the focus of an online program Aug. 27, sponsored in part […]
August 26, 2020

CAIR-Florida “exposed” itself as supporting extremism under façade of minority rights

by Martha Lee (JNS) — The Florida branch of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) started livestreaming a series of events on Aug. 16 under the title “EXPOSED” — described as “a compelling series of interviews with former political prisoners […]
July 27, 2020

What are the implications of Palestinian statehood for the U.S.?

by Yoram Ettinger (JNS) — Western foreign-policy and national-security establishments — government, media and academia — have been overwhelmingly preoccupied with assessments of the future actions of the proposed Palestinian state. They have sidestepped the existing Palestinian track record. Major […]
July 3, 2020

Anti-black bigotry doesn’t keep anti-Israel Islamists from appropriating Black Lives Matter movement

Hesham Shehab by Hesham Shehab and Benjamin Baird (JNS) — Following the killing in police custody of Minneapolis resident George Floyd, several radical Muslim American organizations have joined in nationwide protests to show solidarity with black civil-rights protests. However, Floyd’s […]
May 26, 2020

Never Again? Time to hold Germany accountable for supporting out of control UNRWA

by David Bedein Germany, which presents itself as a democratic power, is now the leading donor state of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, which services the Palestinian refugees of 1948 war… and their descendants. Yet 54 percent of […]
May 16, 2020

International Criminal Court allies with terror-linked groups to become “tool of war” against Israel

The Judges of the International Criminal Court and eminent guests of the opening of the ICC judicial year 2019 held on 18 January 2019 at the seat of the Court in The Hague. Credit: International Criminal Court. by Israel Kasnett […]
May 6, 2020

After elections, coronavirus, challenges ahead for U.S.-Israel relationship

U.S. President Donald Trump walks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Jan. 27, 2020, along the White House colonnade. Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead. by Israel Kasnett (JNS) — As the world’s attention has been focused on […]
April 26, 2020

San Remo in 1920, not the United Nations, enshrined Jewish statehood in international law

by Yishai Fleisher (JNS) — One hundred years ago this week, the British Balfour Declaration — which recognized the Jewish rights to the land of Israel — became international law. The Allies, the countries that defeated the Ottoman Empire in […]
March 16, 2020

Israel needs a “national responsibility” government in these tumultuous times

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leads the weekly cabinet meeting, at the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem, on Dec. 8, 2019. Photo by Marc Israel Sellem/POOL. by Alex Traiman (JNS) — On March 15, after a year of political deadlock, […]