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Rabbi Anson Laytner is the immediate past president of the Sino-Judaic Institute and long-time editor of its journal, Points East. SJI is a US-based international non-profit organization that, since 1985, has worked to assist the Kaifeng Jewish descendants reconnect with their Jewish heritage, promote the study of historic Jewish communities in China, and support the growth of Jewish and Israel Studies programs in China. Its website is: www.sino-judaic.org.

ARTICLES BY: Anson Laynter

March 1, 2013 2:05 am

Christian Missionaries Threaten Survival of Kaifeng Jews

After two centuries of slow decline, the Kaifeng Jews of Central China, who now number only in the hundreds, are again struggling to ...


Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...


House Democrats Deliver Trump Impeachment Charge to Senate

The US House of Representatives delivered to the Senate on Monday a charge that former President Donald Trump incited insurrection in a speech to supporters before the deadly attack on...


Israel’s New Labor Party Leader Pulls Out of Unity Government

JNS.org - Newly elected Labor Party leader Merav Michaeli announced Monday that her party is pulling out of Israel’s unity government, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Michaeli, who won the party...

Middle East

‘We Left the Middle East in Good Shape:’ Outgoing US Ambassador Friedma...

JNS.org - One winter morning in 2017, a young man arrived at the Kesher Israel synagogue in the heart of...


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