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UN mum on anti-Semitism

If you haven’t seen it you must. Last year, in a scathing condemnation, Hillel Neuer of UN Watch asked several Arab nations in the UN Human Rights Council a simple...

Eli Cohen's wristwatch (Amos Ben Gershom/GPO)

The unknown, incredible life of Eli Cohen

It’s a pity that the story of Eli Cohen is not more widely known, but is that the fate of a spy? Can a life lived in secret ever fully see the light of day? Eli...

Summer reading tips from IJN staff

As Shana Goldberg noted in her Snapshot this week, summer is a time for reading. Vacations mean bonus time that most of us can’t count on during the year. Suddenly, we...

Roman Abramovich pictured at Stamford Bridge (Clive Mason/Getty)

Abramovich brings kids to World Cup

As we observed when the World Cup tournament first opened, there really is almost now Jewish angle this year. The only strong Jewish presence is Colombia manager José...

(Sefa Karacan/Anadolu Agency/Getty)

It’s World Cup time!

For Jewish soccer fans, it may appear that there’s not too much to be thrilled about in this year’s World Cup, which begins tomorrow with host nation Russia taking...

Lionel Messi at Melbourne Cricket Ground, 2017. (Quinn Rooney/Getty)

Why a soccer hooligan is smiling

When we heard the news about Argentina canceling its friendly in Jerusalem, we knew it was something Rocky Mountain Jew would cover. Then came along a fantastic op-ed on...

Effect and cause

Those who have followed how Israel is covered in major media won’t be surprised to hear that the normal rules of cause and effect don’t seem to apply. As in: “Iran...

Dairy on Shavuot — what’s it all about?

Although everyone agrees that the food of choice for Shavuot is cheese, there are differences of opinion as to why it is a custom. Some derive the practice directly from...

David Ben Gurion reads Israel's Declaration of Independence May 14, 1948 in Tel Aviv. (Zoltan Kluger/GPO/Getty)

70 years of Israel [VIDEO]

Next Monday, May 14 will mark 70 years (in the Gregorian calendar) since David Ben-Gurion declared Israel’s independence. It’s amazing how far that young state has...

Mahmoud Abbas speaking to the Palestinian National Council, April 30. (Flash90)

Abbas, heed the Saudi prince: ‘Shut up’

What a week for Israel. Here’s a brief rundown: On Sunday, Haaretz and Times of Israel published reports that when it comes to the Palestinians, the Saudi crown prince...