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December 23, 2016 2:46 am

At the Jewish Museum, Hanukkah Menorahs Are More Than Ceremonial

JNS.org - New York’s Jewish Museum is shining a bright light on the many forms and enduring ritual uses of Hanukkah menorahs in a new exhibit that...

December 12, 2016 10:57 am

Making Traditional Jewish Food Great Again With the ‘Gefilte Manifesto’

JNS.org -- Two emerging young chefs are on a mission to reclaim and revolutionize Ashkenazi cuisine for the millennial generation. Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz both...

November 9, 2016 9:19 am

The Jewish War Veterans’ New Leader Brings a Lifetime of Service to the Organization

JNS.org - Retired United States Army Col. Carl A. Singer plans to bring a can-do attitude to the top volunteer post at the Jewish War Veterans (JWV) organization. Singer, who...

September 22, 2016 6:20 am

New Ken Burns Film Offers Compelling Tale of Christians Saving Jews During World War II

JNS.org - At Israel’s official Holocaust memorial, Yad Vashem, there are only five Americans listed as Righteous Among the Nations, a title awarded to non-Jews who risked...

August 25, 2016 5:03 am

Israel’s First NASCAR Driver Revved Up to Win

JNS.org - As a young boy growing up in Ashdod, Israel, Alon Day got his first go-kart at age 9. By 15, he was racing them. Less...

August 3, 2016 7:15 am

National Geographic Helps Jewish Children Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Can a children’s book about the Jewish High Holidays help advance world peace? A new edition of an award-winning children’s book author thinks so —...

July 21, 2016 3:41 pm

Israeli Trailblazer Dean Kremer Brings Jewish Values to Nascent Pro Baseball Career

JNS.org - Other than being part of the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, Sandy Koufax and Dean Kremer have something else in common: a respect for Jewish...

June 30, 2016 1:15 pm

Israel’s Genesis Prize Foundation Seeks ‘Jewish Heroes’ to Set an Example for Younger Generation

JNS.org - As a community priding itself on thousands of years of continuity and tradition, the Jewish people now face the challenge of increasing secularization and...

October 15, 2015 10:10 am

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Hadassah Fights BRCA With Decorated Bras

JNS.org - BRCA. It’s the gene mutation that gives Ashkenazi Jews a higher risk of breast cancer than the general population. But the women’s Zionist organization...

August 20, 2015 11:33 am

Rugelach Roundtable: Does Beloved Pastry Need Dairy to Taste Good?

JNS.org - Rugelach (singular: rugala) are a beloved traditional Jewish pastry, with a quirky history to boot, but they often present a kosher conundrum. Though parve...

July 16, 2015 1:55 am

Jewish Groups Try to Stay One Step Ahead of Anti-Semitic Hackers

JNS.org - When hackers from a group called Moroccan Islamic Union-Mail defaced the website of Congregation Beth Am Israel in Penn Valley, Pa., in July 2014,...

June 28, 2015 11:31 am

Jerry Lewis, Legendary Jewish Comic and Humanitarian, Stays Relevant at 89

JNS.org - Through appreciation of both his comedy and humanitarian work, legendary Jewish entertainer Jerry Lewis is staying relevant at age 89. The only comic to ever...

May 21, 2015 10:39 am

At 80, Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen’s Jewish Roots ‘Very Much Intact’

JNS.org - Eighty years young, Leonard Cohen fits many descriptions—singer, songwriter, poet, novelist, monk. From his Jewish upbringing in Canada to the present day,...

April 17, 2015 9:41 am

Is ‘Mein Kampf’ a Learning Tool, or Too Offensive and Dangerous to Reissue?

JNS.org - Given the current climate of rising antisemitism in Europe and elsewhere, is it too offensive and dangerous to reissue Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf...


BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...


Some on Israeli Left Slant Right Amid Changing Political Map

JNS.org - Avi Gabbay, a leader of Israel’s political left -- and presumably one of the top challengers to Prime Minister...

How Jerusalem Is Reacting to Trump’s Change in US Policy

JNS.org - Opinions in Jerusalem about President Donald Trump’s landmark policy change there is vast -- reflecting the diversity of the Israeli capital itself. In an...

Europeans Violently Protest Jerusalem Changes as Netanyahu Visits Continent

JNS.org - Anti-Israel and anti-Semitic demonstrations pervaded Europe last weekend as Israeli Prime Minister...


Anti-Israel Students Spread Jew Hatred at McMaster University: ‘Hitle...

Anti-Israel students at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada have published multiple social media posts praising Adolf Hitler, demonizing Jews, and...


African National Congress to Push For Shutdown of South African Embassy in ...

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) is pushing for a major downgrade of the country's full diplomatic relations with...

Middle East

Hamas Threatens to Make Israel ‘Pay a Price,’ Amid Latest Gaza ...

JNS.org - The IDF struck several of the Hamas terror group’s positions in the northern Gaza Strip on Monday night, after several...