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Hamas terrorists in southern Gaza, 2017. (Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90)

A decade of Hamas rule in Gaza

JERUSALEM — Long before ISIS first grabbed international attention in 2014 through its brutal conquests in Iraq and Syria, another terrorist organization had already...

A painter creates Meissen artwork at the House of Meissen near Dresden.

Exploring Dresden’s Jewish past

By Orit Arfa, JNS Cross the August Bridge over the Elbe River toward the Altstadt (Old City) of Dresden on a tour bus, and you’ll likely hear “oohs” and “aahs”...

Malik Swinton on the outskirts of Jerusalem.

US veterans seek healing in Israel

By June Glazer About 20 veterans commit suicide across the US each day, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. An organization providing spiritual healing,...

L-r: Staff Sgt. Maya, Sgt. Noam, Brig. Gen. (Res.) Gila Klifi-Amir

Israel: Only country where women are obliged to serve

Israel’s female soldiers seem to break barriers on a consistent basis. In January, new figures revealed that the number of women serving in combat roles in the IDF’s...

Why does Verizon call Israel ‘Palestine’?

When Mark Rosenblatt touched down at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv April 5 and powered on his cell phone, he got the surprise of his mobile technology life. Rosenblatt...

A US Air Force F-16C aircraft returning from a strike in the Republika Srpska in the Bosnian War, 1995.

US action against genocide and mass murder: a brief guide

By Rafael Medoff, JNS President Donald Trump’s missile strike against Syria inaugurates a new chapter in the long and controversial history of American responses —...

Jews and Arabs play Backgammon during the "Jerusalem Double" championship. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Economic integration; cultural tensions

Recently aired TV interviews with young Arabs who moved to major Israeli metropolitan areas underscore the varied and complex nature of Arab life in the Jewish state:...

Rep. Keith Ellison at the National Press Club, 2016. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

Jewish Democrats deem Keith Ellison worrisome

WASHINGTON — The appointment of US Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) as deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has left some Jewish Democrats worried...

Moshe Dayan greeted the Maccabi players before the game.

Israeli basketball: ‘On the Map’

By Jeffrey Barken The stakes could not have been higher when Israel’s Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team faced its heavily favored rival, the Russian CSKA Moscow squad,...

A display of Menorah Candle Company Chanukah candles.

Guess where all those millions of candle boxes come from

CHANUKAH EDITION SECTION E PAGE 13 By Judy Lash Balint SDEROT — The Menorah Candle Company, manufacturer and exporter of millions of Chanukah candles worldwide, is one...