Promote quality journalism
JNS PRESS +
Republish JNS content
Username / Email
Don't have an account?
Sign up here
Natan Sharansky on the state of current political movements
JNS sat down with the famed Soviet refusenik, Israeli leader and chess maven following his acceptance of the inaugural Tikvah Prize at the Jewish Leadership Conference in New York.
Herzog makes first visit to US as head of Jewish Agency
The former Zionist Union leader visited Jewish Federations in New York, Boston and Philadelphia, promoting the Jewish Agency’s mission to “inspire Jews throughout the world to connect with their people, heritage, and land, and empower them to build a thriving Jewish future and a strong Israel.”
Jonathan S. Tobin
Heed the lessons of Natan Sharansky
The hero of the struggle for Soviet Jewry’s efforts to foster unity were snubbed by Israel’s government while he was head of the Jewish Agency, but Israelis and American Jews should still be listening to him.
Isaac Herzog elected as next head of the Jewish Agency
His election comes at a time of a deepening strain between Israel and Diaspora Jewry due to a number of issues, including egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall, as well as the Israeli Rabbinate’s control over Jewish conversion and marriage.
Isaac Herzog nominated to head Jewish Agency
He will replace Natan Sharansky, a former Soviet dissident who has served as the head of the Jewish Agency since 2009.
Trump, Kim and the ‘good citizen’
We had absorbed the certain knowledge that any political system in which opposition is proscribed and dissidents are locked up in atrocious conditions can never be truly legitimate because, as 1989 reminded us with a jolt, political legitimacy is rooted in the informed consent of the people.
Israel’s campus advocates live and breathe the work of Natan Sharansky
His “3D test of anti-Semitism” is the perfect tool, visually and practically, to help the general public understand that anti-Zionism is the new anti-Semitism.