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Jonathan S. Tobin

Jonathan S. Tobin is the editor-in-chief of JNS. Follow him on Twitter at: @jonathans_tobin.


Jews and Poles Don’t Have to Be Enemies

It is inaccurate to say “Polish death camps” but the new law is an attempt to deny any complicity and the long history of Polish anti-Semitism.

Who Is Responsible for the Shuafat Refugee Camp?

Shuafat is an awful place, but people are there because the Arab world and its leaders have kept them there for 68 years.

Support Freedom in Iran

Is Ahmadinejad's "victory" good for Israel?

Star Trek and God

Sci-fi fun often ignores the tough questions about human existence.

Top Ten Myths about the Middle East Conflict

So much of the American press is steeped in sheer ignorance. Debunking these misconceptions with facts is a good start.

'Tough Love' for Israel?

Latest push for pressure to sustain futile peace process has little to do with reality.

Skeleton in the Palestinian Closet

The Mufti of Jerusalem's Nazi ideology lives on among contemporary Islamists.

Defeat the Lies

Solzhenitsyn's example ought to remind us of the perils of indifference to tyranny.

Rediscovering the Will to Win

Sharansky reminds us democracies can't defend themselves without 'identity.'

Muslims at Harvard

Do Muslim demands at Harvard safeguard rights or promote something more troubling?

Your Tax Dollars at Work in Gaza

The confusing and complex campaign for aid to a pro-terror Palestinian Authority.

Affording Jewish Day Schools

A long overdue program to lower day school costs gives hope for the future.

Making Room for Moderates

The vicissitudes of genuine Muslim moderates.

Choosing Between Courage and Despair

The divide between the mass of Israelis who are deeply patriotic and the elites who have lost faith is a critical issue.

"Flying Imams" and Reichstags

"If you see something, say something." Prudent action or racist fear-mongering?

Quo Vadis Vatican?

Reviving the Latin mass without first eliminating the anti-Jewish language gives tacit encouragement to those who wish to return to the demonization of Jews.

No Way to Promote Israel

A photo spread in ‘Maxim' highlights dangerous fallacy about promoting Israel.

Leave Hitler Alone?

Rethinking America's 'good war' is a not so subtle attack on our current struggles.

Real Friends and Real Enemies

Presbyterian Israel-bashing shows how Jews are clueless about Christian groups.

Other People's Prayers

Respect is a two-way street.

Hijacking Chanukah

Chanukah is the last holiday into which we should be trying to shoehorn unrelated themes.

When the Few Activated the Many

Honoring Soviet Jewry movement should not lead to an orgy of self-congratulation.

Command of the Sea

A Jewish captain leads Navy's "Truman" into action.

Academic Mafia

Scholars sympathetic to Israel and critical of radical Islam are treated as pariahs in Middle East studies.

It's Not a Parlor Game!

Assigning blame for Annapolis summit's probable failure presents clear danger.

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