Jerry Bucknoff

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Fans urge FIFA to ban Iranian player over anti-Israel tweet

Soccer fans from Israel and around the world have called on World Cup organizers to ban an Iranian player from the remainder of the tournament, a …

Israel

PM and government officials hold ceremony with special needs soldiers

Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke to the soldiers in a private meeting: "It's a great privilege for the IDF which benefits from your wonderful talents …

Israel

Counterpoint: The native people of Israel

In his recent <i>CJN</i> column, David Weinfeld says that he has “some difficulty with the concept of indigeneity” and questions whether Jews can really …

Israel

Photographer captures eerie pictures of bird in burnt Israeli field near Gaza

An AFP photographer on Monday captured photos of an egret as it walked in the charred remains of an Israeli field burnt by incendiary balloons and …

Israel

The Many Ways Palestinians Violate International Law

Institute for Contemporary Affairs<p>Founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation<p>Vol. 18, No. 18<p>Israeli wheat and hay fields set ablaze along the …

Israel

The Independent Distorts Amnesty Report on African Migrants

It’s difficult to argue that the issue of African migrants in Israel has been addressed properly by the Israeli government. From the failure to …

Israeli Government

Get Ready, America. Trade War’s Coming for Your Hip Pocket

Washington is ignoring a 2,500-year-old lesson: Pay attention to the economics of conflict.<p>“A wise general makes a point of foraging on the enemy,” according to the Chinese general Sun Tzu. “One cartload of the enemy’s provisions is equivalent to 20 of one’s own.”<p>The lesson of that maxim – that …

Economics

Wanted: Policies to Encourage and Enable Work in Advanced Economies

April 9, 2018<p><b>Aging may slow economic growth in advanced economies (photo: Zero Creatives Cultura/Newscom).</b><p>Population growth in advanced economies is …

The Death of Supply Chain Management

The supply chain is the heart of a company’s operations. To make the best decisions, managers need access to real-time data about their supply chain, but the limitations of legacy technologies can thwart the goal of end-to-end transparency. However, those days may soon be behind us. New digital …

Customer Service

When It Comes To Success In Business, EQ Eats IQ For Breakfast

When I was younger, I bought into the fallacy that the “smartest” person always won. I pushed myself to achieve the highest scores, earn the most recognition, and excel in every field.<p>I worked as hard as I could, but I almost always fell short of my goals.<p>Growing up, I often found myself surrounded …

Emotional Intelligence

Fall of the American Empire

The U.S. government is, as a matter of policy, literally ripping children from the arms of their parents and putting them in fenced enclosures (which officials insist aren’t cages, oh no). The U.S. president is demanding that law enforcement stop investigating his associates and go after his …

Political Science

Israelג€™s Innovation Authority Launches Pilot Program for Israeli Startups in India

The program is part of a wider collaboration initiative between the two countries called India Israel Innovation Bridge, launched during mutual …

Startups

The UN's Collusion With Terrorists

At an emergency meeting held on June 13th, the United Nation General Assembly adopted another one-sided resolution against Israel. The resolution, …

Israel

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ is One of 2018's Best Places to Work for New Dads | Fatherly

<i>Fatherly’s annual “50 Best Places to Work for New Dads” ranking is a celebration of corporations committed to helping men manage their dual roles as</i> …

Blue Cross

Employees who practice mindfulness meditation are less motivated, having realized the futility of their jobs

In the NYT, a pair of behavioral scientists describe a forthcoming Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes article (Sci-Hub mirror) that …

Mindfulness

Israel foils Hamas plans for major attacks across Israel

20-member cell from Nablus planned attacks in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and West Bank<p>><br>• ><p>The IDF foils a Hamas terror cell in the West Bank, June 2018(IDF …

Israel

National security expert leads the charge to keep US Jews voting Democratic

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Halie Soifer says her transition from national security expert to political operative started with a crisis of violence: the …

Israel

Turkish PM claims Israel’s Eurovision win is part of an imperialist plot

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Friday claimed Israel’s win at the 2018 Eurovision contest was a scam, saying “Israel knows only how to …

Israel

The 8-year-old who can now eat by himself, and other rehab-tech success stories

Eight-year old Yusuf, a resident of East Jerusalem, has a debilitating bone illness that makes it difficult for him to bend his joints. One of his …

Entrepreneurship

Who's really responsible for the suffering in Gaza? Israel or Hamas?

<b>To the editor:</b> The picture of wounded Palestinians raises tremendous sympathy. But one must remember two facts.<p>First, if any other border in the world were under siege by thousands of people trying to storm the country, many armed with dangerous weapons openly expressing the desire to murder the …

Israel

Good News Sunday: Israel is the world leader in combating desertification

A good news post.<br>I'll probably get back to doom and gloom tomorrow.... <br>We have lots of ideas, but we need more resources to be even more effective. …

WATCH: Israeli company takes lead in promoting Israeli-Arab coexistence

SodaStream is using its employment model to show that coexistence between Jews and Arabs is possible in the region.<p>Arab employees IsraelArab …

Israel

These are the jobs seeing the biggest jumps in salary this year

You would think some of the fancier job titles would be the ones seeing the biggest increases in wages, but according to Glassdoor’s latest ranking …

Employment

Which traits predict graduates’ earnings?

WHICH university graduates will go on to the earn the most money? Labour-market observers should not be surprised to find that both the subjects …

College & University

Retirement Is Dead In This Economy

The U.S. economy is growing but corporate profits are not, according to data released last week. That’s disappointing for stockholders.<p>On the other hand, we just saw a string of years when profits outpaced economic growth by a mile. So, the two figures can diverge for a long time… but not …

Economics

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

For the biggest group of American workers, wages aren’t just flat. They’re falling.

The average hourly wage paid to a key group of American workers has fallen from last year when accounting for inflation, as an economy that appears strong by several measures continues to fail to create bigger paychecks, the federal government said Tuesday.<p>For workers in “production and …

Economics

A Buick SUV May Cost an Extra $8,000 After Trump's China Tariffs

Buick buyers may be in for some sticker shock after President Donald Trump’s tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports.<p>The General Motors Co. brand’s …

Donald Trump

With tariffs, Trump starts unraveling a quarter-century of U.S.-China economic ties

President Trump imposed tariffs Friday on $50 billion in ­Chinese products, signaling his willingness to unwind nearly a ­quarter-century of growing commercial links between the world’s two largest economies unless Beijing agrees to transform the way it conducts business.<p>The decision marked the …

China

Gaza Border Coverage: The Blame Game

Israel undoubtedly took a substantial hit in much of the media as a result of the recent Gaza border violence. Questions are now being asked as to …

Israel