Articles from the September 6, 2019 edition
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Facing tensions on multiple fronts, is Israel on the verge of an all-out war?
(JNS)—The big news in Israel is not that Iran attempted to send kamikaze drones into Israeli territory last week or that Israel targeted that terrorist cell in Syria; these are not completely out... Full story
Could Israel's religious parties surge in next round of elections?
(JNS)-As the Sept. 17 elections draw here, a flurry of activity among the various political parties continues to be a game-changer. Israel is holding a second round after the April 9 elections... Full story
Professor Kathleen Deagan to speak at St. Augustine Jewish Historical Society event
Dr. Kathleen Deagan, distinguished research curator of archaeology and adjunct professor of anthropology at the University of Florida’s Florida Museum of Natural History will be the guest speaker at the St. Augustine Jewish Historical Society’s... Full story
Resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions on docket for annual poli-sci conference
(JNS)-During the upcoming American Political Science Association's annual conference in Washington, D.C., a group of political theorists is expected to discuss a resolution to boycott Israeli... Full story
Pompeo: 'Jerusalem, Israel' on US passports is 'actively being looked at'
(JNS)-U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that the Trump administration is considering allowing U.S. citizens born in Jerusalem to list "Jerusalem, Israel" on their U.S. passports.... Full story
California Democrats pass resolutions condemning anti-Semitism, anti-Zionism
(JNS)—The California Democratic Party’s executive board passed three pro-Israel resolutions on Aug. 25, condemning hatred towards Jews and the State of Israel. One resolution, which Progressive Zionists of California (PZC) co-founder Susan George... Full story
Abandoning East Jerusalem would undermine Zionism and the city's Arab residents
By Noa Lazimi JERUSALEM (JTA)—Fifty-two years ago, following the Six-Day War, Israel took control of the eastern part of this city. After annexing additional Arab villages to the north and south, it created what we know today as East Jerusalem,... Full story
Anti-LGBT discrimination is now official PA policy
By Fiamma Nirenstein (JNS)—After Palestinian LGBT organization al-Qaws announced that it had held a gathering in the West Bank city of Nablus earlier this month to discuss gender pluralism in the city, the group was banned by the Palestinian... Full story
Winds of change are blowing in the Arab street
(JNS)—Joint Arab List leader Ayman Odeh’s announcement that he would be willing to join, or at least support, a center-left government sent shock waves through the Israeli political system. The Zionist parties were predictably quick to discard... Full story