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avatar Yonah Bookstein
Spiritual activist and innovator, and a leading voice of the Next Generation of American Jewry. An internationally recognized leader in Jewish innovation, with 25 years experience in the United States, Israel, and Europe. He is an Oxford educated Fulbright Fellow, past member of the Forward 50, a 2009 Jewish Community Hero contest winner and former Director of the Ronald S. Lauder Foundation in Poland. Rabbi Yonah is director of JConnect & Jewlicious, lives in Los Angeles with his wife Rachel, Co-Director of Jewlicious Festivals, and their four fabulous children. He also plays in the band Shankbone, catch them if you can.

ARTICLES BY: Yonah Bookstein


August 30, 2012 5:45 pm
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MSU Student Viciously Assaulted, but Was It an Anti-Semitic Attack?

The vicious assault on Michigan State University student Zachary Tennen has been plastered across the Internets, Algemeiner and Michigan newspapers. By the victim's account he...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

French Government Ends Funding to Radical Anti-Israel Organization

JNS.org - The French government ended its funding this month of a radical organization—the Jewish French Union for Peace (UJFP)—watchdog group NGO Monitor reported. In October 2017, the Jerusalem-based watchdog had found that UJFP was...

Israel

IDF Chief of Staff Apologies for Releasing Body of Palestinian Terrorist fo...

JNS.org - IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot took responsibility this week for the low-profile return of the body of...

Middle East

More Bombs Fall on Syria’s Eastern Ghouta Ahead of UN Vote

A new wave of bombs struck Syria's eastern Ghouta unabated on Friday, witnesses said, ahead of a UN Security Council vote to demand a 30-day ceasefire across the country. For a sixth straight day, warplanes have pounded the densely populated agricultural...

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