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Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well, can do much worse....

January 22, 2017 7:03 am

Israel’s President Honors Philanthropist for Supporting American-Israeli STEM Research

JNS.org -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin honored a media mogul and philanthropist this week for his campaign to support joint US-Israel projects in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). At the President's Residence in Jerusalem, Rivlin recognized Mortimer Zuckerman for the Zuckerman STEM...

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

JNS.org -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent figures, including state leaders, global cybersecurity executives and foreign investors are expected to attend the...

Ivanka Trump Shares Snapshot of Kosher Inauguration Cake Featuring Mini Donald

President-elect Donald Trump's Jewish daughter, Ivanka, posted a picture on Instagram of a Kosher inauguration cake, featuring a miniature figure of her father standing in front of the White House. Ivanka shared the photo on Tuesday, with the...

January 18, 2017 7:29 am

Yiddish Theater in Romania Fights to Stay Alive, Despite Dwindling Number of People Familiar With Former Lingua Franca of Eastern European Jewry

One of the last vestiges of Romania's formerly large and flourishing Jewish community -- a theater...

January 18, 2017 5:06 am

Why ‘Fauda’ Is One of the Best TV Shows You’ll Ever See

A show about terrorism should be explosive. Too often, stereotypical characters, cardboard dialogue and absurd plot...

January 17, 2017 12:54 pm

Team Israel Sets Its Sights High for Upcoming World Baseball Classic; ‘We Hope Fans Will Be Proud of Us,’ Pitcher Says

Team Israel is setting its sights high for the upcoming World Baseball Classic in March,...

January 16, 2017 9:24 am

In Beit Shemesh, American-Israeli Baseball Fans Will Get Their Field of Dreams

JNS.org - On an unseasonably warm Friday in early January, the tune of “Take Me Out...

January 16, 2017 7:22 am

10 Things to Know About Israel’s Tourism Sector

JNS.org - Some 2.9 million people visited Israel last year, a 3.6 percent increase from 2015. Earlier this...

January 22, 2017 7:03 am

Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well, can do much worse. Yair...

January 20, 2017 10:04 am

Israel’s President Honors Philanthropist for Supporting American-Israeli STEM Research

JNS.org -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin honored a media mogul and philanthropist this week for his campaign to support joint US-Israel projects in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). At the...

January 19, 2017 3:06 pm

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

JNS.org -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent figures, including state leaders, global...

January 18, 2017 3:00 pm

Ivanka Trump Shares Snapshot of Kosher Inauguration Cake Featuring Mini Donald

President-elect Donald Trump's Jewish daughter, Ivanka, posted a picture on Instagram of a Kosher inauguration cake, featuring a miniature figure of her father standing in...

January 18, 2017 7:29 am

Yiddish Theater in Romania Fights to Stay Alive, Despite Dwindling Number of People Familiar With Former Lingua Franca of Eastern European Jewry

One of the last vestiges of Romania's formerly large and flourishing Jewish community -- a theater that puts on plays in Yiddish -- is struggling to...

January 18, 2017 5:06 am

Why ‘Fauda’ Is One of the Best TV Shows You’ll Ever See

A show about terrorism should be explosive. Too often, stereotypical characters, cardboard dialogue and absurd plot twists turn what should be spine-tingling television into a yawn-fest. But...

January 17, 2017 12:54 pm

Team Israel Sets Its Sights High for Upcoming World Baseball Classic; ‘We Hope Fans Will Be Proud of Us,’ Pitcher Says

Team Israel is setting its sights high for the upcoming World Baseball Classic in March, one of the squad’s pitchers told The Algemeiner this week. “Our...

January 16, 2017 9:24 am

In Beit Shemesh, American-Israeli Baseball Fans Will Get Their Field of Dreams

JNS.org - On an unseasonably warm Friday in early January, the tune of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” drew more than 100 baseball fans to an...

January 16, 2017 7:22 am

10 Things to Know About Israel’s Tourism Sector

JNS.org - Some 2.9 million people visited Israel last year, a 3.6 percent increase from 2015. Earlier this week, Israel’s Ministry of Tourism released a report summarizing international...

January 16, 2017 7:17 am

World Nations Glean Emergency-Response Expertise From Israel’s Magen David Adom

JNS.org - Amid the rise in global terror attacks, countries around the world are turning to Magen David Adom (MDA) — Israel’s national emergency medical, disaster...

January 15, 2017 8:53 am

Christian Students Write, Perform Pro-Israel Rap Song to Encourage Advocacy for Jewish State

A student at Alabama's historically black christian Miles College told The Algemeiner on Friday about how she came to participate in a pro-Israel rap video that...

January 15, 2017 7:17 am

Apologetic International Footwear Company Recalls Winter Boots With Swastika Treads

A California-based company has apologized for and recalled a line of boots with treads shaped like swastikas, after a customer posted a photo of the...

January 13, 2017 4:17 pm

Jewish Ex-World Champion Boxer Yuri Foreman on Friday Night Title Showdown: I Won’t Be in Rabbi Mode, I’ll Be All Fighter

Former world champion boxer and ordained Orthodox Rabbi Yuri Foreman will be seeking to regain the junior middleweight title on Friday night when he takes...

January 13, 2017 6:57 am

Jewish Foundation Launches Second ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

JNS.org - The second annual “Inspired by Israel” contest, challenging entrants to create entertaining, educational and inspirational videos about the Jewish state, has been launched. “This contest...

Opinion

Official Palestinian News Agency Mourns Munich Olympics Terrorist

The top story in the Palestinian Authority's official news agency, Wafa, is that Sunday is a day of mourning for...

Will ‘Fewer Editors’ Improve New York Times Coverage of Jewish News?

The top editors of the New York Times came out with a memo promising...

Inaugural Tears of Joy

I watched President Barack Obama’s 2009 inauguration on TV in Israel, alternating between Hebrew- and English-speaking channels, so as not...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

Iranian Atomic Energy Chief: If Trump Rips Up Nuclear Deal, We Will ‘Snap...

If newly inaugurated US President Donald Trump nixes the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran’s nuclear program will “snap...

Israel

Netanyahu to Hold First Conversation With President Trump on Sunday Evening

sraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he would later in the day hold his first conversation with Donald Trump since his inauguration as U.S. president.

Middle East

As US Inaugurates New President, Palestinians Protest, Burn Posters of R...

During Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States, West Bank Arabs burned images of the new world...

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