The Jerusalem Report

The Jerusalem Report is an editorially independent biweekly newsmagazine that offers original journalism from Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish world. Founded in 1990, The Jerusalem Report consistently aims to bridge the gaps between Israel and the Diaspora, and honestly assess Israel's relations with its Arab neighbors.

Can schools open safely?

I found that you can open schools safely – but the resources, facilities, discipline, dedication, effort and planning required are greater than what most Israeli schools can muster.

By SHLOMO MAITAL
27/10/2020
How an American white supremacist leader became a peace activist

TM Garret, is a German-American author, producer, filmmaker, marketing expert, radio personality, human rights activist and founder of C.H.A.N.G.E.

By JOSEPH SCUTTS
27/10/2020
Reminiscences of cricket in the Holy Land

The earliest cricketing story in Mandatory Palestine that comes to mind is of a match in the 1920s.

By MICHAEL MITZMAN
27/10/2020
Why Washington may turn away from Israel

In today’s academic and politically progressive world, the foundation for the bipartisan consensus of support for the US-Israel relationship is gradually being eroded.

Dave Rubin’s journey

The Rubin Report grew into one of the most-watched political shows on YouTube with an estimated 1.41 million subscribers.

A tale of two festivals

The Israel Festival usually happens around June, but it was moved to September within the restrictions imposed by the Health Ministry.

By MORDECHAI BECK
27/10/2020
Evangelical leader moves to Israel

Bishop Glenn Plummer, who was put in ninth place among Israel’s top 50 Christian allies, plans to open a media institute in Israel for African-American students.

27/10/2020
Shannon Nuezen: From missionary to observant Jew

An inside look at what spreading the Gospel to Jews implies, in light of the recent controversy oncerning the now-defunct missionizing Shelanu TV.

Bahrain’s doyenne journalist

Ahdeya Alsayed can’t wait to host Israelis and visit Israel

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
27/10/2020
The triumph of Israel and the power of faith-based diplomacy

Israel Allies Foundation head Josh Reinstein discusses his new book and the US election

27/10/2020
Yom Kippur under corona

The coronavirus pandemic was certainly going to make a very different Yom Kippur for me and probably every other Jew on the globe.

By BASIL PORTER
27/10/2020
The exodus from Israel

This year on Rosh Hashanah, it was pure prayer with no background noise, and even the Shofar blowing was perfect.

By SHOSHANA TITA
27/10/2020
Why Jews should not support Trump

Here are some key reasons that Jews should support Democratic nominee Joe Biden.

By RICHARD H. SCHWARTZ
27/10/2020
President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Biden in their 2nd debate in Nashville
The blessings of America

Americans need a coherent, realistic vision, not rhetoric; they need to know where they want to go, and why – and who can get them there safely.

27/10/2020
Betty’s Holocaust story

A personal recollection, and how a newly-found letter helped bring closure.

27/10/2020
Speak No Evil - a coronavirus message

The slogan “Lashon Hara: Speak No Evil” has caught on like wildfire in Israel and around the globe, in languages from Arabic to Chinese.

27/07/2020
In memory of Galya Levy

We aren’t permitted to give more details about Galya Levy’s immense contribution to the State of Israel. But we can pay tribute to her by presenting the story of her life.

26/07/2020
COVID-19: Not solely a public health issue

Corona viruses are very common. The common cold is one type.

By SHLOMO MAITAL
25/03/2020
Haredi residents of Jerusalem’s Geula neighborhood
Grounds for optimism about the ultra-Orthodox

“Today, many members of Haredi society understand that their responsibility extends beyond the boundaries of their own communities,” says Rabbi Yehoshua Pfeffer.

By RABBI ITZCHAK ADLERSTEIN
28/02/2020
The Messiah Chronicles:  Book 1 Have you seen the signs? Rivka Sarah Horowitz 210 pages; $19.99
If the Messiah came today, would people really believe it?

The book explores questions of how anyone in the world today or in the future will be able to prove to the world that they are actually the Messiah.

By RIKKI ROSE
28/02/2020
Dorice Horenstein, Israeli-born educator and author
The four relationships everyone should live through- Moments of the heart

Drawing upon more than three decades as a Jewish educator and leader, Moments of the Heart evolved from a series of weekly Facebook video messages to an inspiring book.

By ERIC EDWARD BROWN
25/02/2020
A Tale of Love and Destiny Barry Shaw  Createspace Independent, 2018 342 pages; $12.99
A tale of love and destiny- Sarah Aaronsohn's tale

Sarah’s short life, far from perfect, is passionate and purposeful yet vulnerable and flawed.

By KAY WILSON
25/02/2020
The Holocaust Lover Matt Nesvisky Published independently 2018 397 pages; $12
The Holocuast Lover-a historical novel in two volumes

This historical novel by Matt Nesvisky, a former writer for both The Jerusalem Post and The Jerusalem Report, takes the reader on an emotional ride from the revolt at Sobibor to present day

By ILAN CHAIM
25/02/2020
Bernard Josephs worked for The Jerusalem Post in the 1980s
An appreciation- Journalist Bernard Josephs:

An appreciation of an old-school journalist, who's death left a void in British and Jewish journalism.

Prof. Roberta Rosenthal Kwall is a law professor at DePaul University in Chicago and also teaches at
Remix Judaism - strengthening connections to teachings of Jewish tradition

A new book teaches how to strengthen the connection to the practices of the Jewish tradition in a way that comports with the sensibilities of Jews who are not, and likely never will be, observant.

By SHLOMO MAITAL
25/02/2020
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