April 4, 2023

Explaining Israel’s Crisis, Part 3: What Were the Protests Really About?

Israel Supreme Court in Jerusalem, July 2021. Credit: Igal Vaisman/Shutterstock. by Alex Traiman (JNS) — Since the announcement of a package of proposed judicial reforms by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing government, a small protest movement quickly gained momentum, […]
April 2, 2023

Explaining Israel’s Crisis (Part 2): It’s about much more than the court

Israel Supreme Court in Jerusalem, July 2021. Credit: Igal Vaisman/Shutterstock. by Alex Traiman (JNS) — In “Explaining Israel’s Crisis (Part 1): Why Reform the Supreme Court?,” we explored the reasons Israel’s new government put advancing judicial reform at the forefront […]
April 1, 2023

Explaining Israel’s Crisis (Part 1): Why Reform the Supreme Court?

Israel Supreme Court in Jerusalem, July 2021. Credit: Igal Vaisman/Shutterstock. by Alex Traiman (JNS) — For the last several weeks, hundreds of thousands of Israelis have taken to the streets to protest a highly controversial package of judicial reforms being […]
March 8, 2023

Why is judicial reform needed? An architect of the proposal explains

The Knesset in Jerusalem, Feb. 22, 2023. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90. by David Isaac (JNS) — Professor Moshe Koppel, one of the architects of the Netanyahu government’s judicial reform program, spoke to JNS last week about why the reform is […]
January 17, 2023

Ethnic Studies activists pushing anti-Israel agenda into K-12 schools

(CAMERA) — American educators have long taught about the history, accomplishments and struggles of ethnic groups under the rubric of multicultural education. In this process, the American mosaic is presented as complex, hopeful, and as reinforcing the national credo, “E […]
June 3, 2022

Convicted in Advance: What you need to know about the U.N. Commission of Inquiry against Israel

by David Litman (CAMERA) — On June 13, the United Nation’s new Commission of Inquiry against Israel is scheduled to deliver its first report. Created after the conflict between Israel and Gaza terror groups in May 2021, the COI is […]
January 17, 2022

Texas synagogue terrorist came from UK Islamist “No-Go” zone

by Daniel Greenfield (JNS) — As far back as 2013, Pakistani Muslim terrorists plotted to take “foreign Jews” hostage to trade for “Lady Al-Qaeda.” In 2022, a Pakistani Muslim terrorist actually went out and did it. The hostage crisis at […]
May 16, 2021

Under Fire: Birmingham native awaits next rocket alert in Tel Aviv

By Richard Friedman Every Israeli is on the front lines. This Zionist truth, embedded in the Jewish psyche upon Israel’s rebirth in 1948 as a modern Jewish state, has never been more true than it is today. And one of […]
May 13, 2021

Though a troubling trend, Arab rioters in Israel seen as small percentage

The Israeli city of Lod, where synagogues and cars were torched, and shops damaged, by Arab rioters, May 11, 2021. Photo by Yossi Aloni/Flash90. by Israel Kasnett (JNS) — The Israel Police instituted a blanket curfew on the central Israeli […]
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 […]