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ARTICLES BY: Alina Dain Sharon / JNS.org


October 9, 2017 3:39 pm
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Rise of Far-Right Party Worries German Jews and Israel

JNS.org - The rise of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in the country’s recent election has been described as a “political earthquake.” Meanwhile, many Jewish leaders’...

May 10, 2017 1:27 pm
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Start-Up Nation Meets Shavuot: Israel’s Efficient, High-Tech Dairy Industry

JNS.org - Self-driving cars. Drip irrigation. Missile defense. Milk? Amid all the buzz around Israel’s “start-up nation,” including Intel’s $15 billion acquisition of Mobileye in April, a lesser-known...

April 10, 2017 4:22 pm
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Passover ‘Showstopper’: Israeli National Library Buys 1500s Haggadah

JNS.org - On the right side, a man sits and prays holding a liturgical book. On the left side, a rabbi is seen explaining the story...

April 5, 2017 6:58 am
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Israel’s Dairy Industry: An Untold ‘Start-Up’ Story

JNS.org - Self-driving cars. Drip irrigation. Missile defense. Milk? Amid all the buzz about Israel’s “start-up nation,” a lesser-known success story is the high-tech and hyper-efficient Israeli dairy industry. Surprised? Don’t...

March 7, 2017 7:39 am
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Feminist Perspectives on Purim

JNS.org - In the Book of Esther, Mordechai encourages his niece to use her influence with King Ahasuerus. For if you remain silent at this time, relief...

February 8, 2017 7:11 am
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Trees, Tu B’Shvat and the Jewish National Fund

JNS.org - The Midrash teaches that God told man that He created everything for us: “Be careful not to spoil or destroy my world -- for if you...

October 2, 2016 7:28 am
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5776: The Jewish Year in Review

JNS.org - On the eve of Rosh Hashanah 5777, JNS.org takes a look at the biggest Jewish news stories covered over the past year. The Palestinian Terror Wave in Israel  Since September...

September 28, 2016 3:11 pm
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Israel and the World Remember Shimon Peres’ 70 Years of Political Service

JNS.org -- The state of Israel, as well as dignitaries and organizations around the world, are mourning the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, who...

September 16, 2016 1:50 am
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New Discoveries Are Made at an Interfaith, International Dig of a Jesus-Era Galilee Town

JNS.org  - When Father Juan Solana, a Catholic priest, wanted to construct a guest house for Christian pilgrims to the Holy Land in the Galilee region...

September 13, 2016 5:29 am
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Knesset MKs Tour North American Jewish Communities in Search of Unity

JNS.org - Five Israeli Knesset members are touring the US and Canada to strengthen the relationship between North American Jewry and Israel. The lawmakers – Merav...

September 5, 2016 6:53 am
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The Dismissal of a $655 Million Terrorism Judgment Against the PA Sets a Bad Precedent

JNS.org - An Israeli legal rights NGO and an attorney, who together won the largest judgment ever against the Palestinian Authority (PA) in America, say a...

August 31, 2016 1:35 am
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Oh Huma, What Took You So Long?

JNS.org - The humiliated long-time Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin finally left her husband, the disgraced Jewish former congressman Anthony Weiner, after he was discovered...

August 23, 2016 6:29 am
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Russia, Israel and Iran: How the Syrian Conflict Created an Adverse Strategic Triangle

JNS.org - Russia’s unprecedented move last week of dispatching warplanes to bomb targets in Syria through an Iranian airbase may have Israeli officials worried. The move shows...

August 19, 2016 5:38 am
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Against All Odds, Afghan Baby Brought to Israel for Heart Surgery

JNS.org - In a heartwarming display of kindness, philanthropy and medical prowess, Israeli pediatric cardiologists performed a complex heart surgery on a 16-month-old Afghan baby in the wake...

Culture

New Trailer Released for Next Season of ‘Fauda’ Set in Gaza

JNS.org - A trailer for the third season of the hit Israeli TV series “Fauda” was released on Sunday. While the...

Patriots Wide Receiver Julian Edelman Wears Custom Cleats to Support Israeli Baseball

JNS.org - New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman wore customized cleats on...

Features

How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

World

‘Miracle’ Door That Prevented Yom Kippur Massacre at German Syn...

The enormous door at the entrance to the main synagogue in the central German city of Halle that withstood the...

Israel

Israeli Tech Company Aims to Protect Vehicles From Hackers

Just like a smartphone or computer, any object -- even a car -- that is connected to a online network is at risk of being hacked. One Israeli company is...

Middle East

Egypt’s Strongman Extends Crackdown to a New Foe – Soap Operas

Gamal el Adl's company is one of the most popular television producers in the Middle East. Its gritty soap operas, touching on drug addiction amongst the middle classes, sexual abuse...

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