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Religion, Politics, and the Origins of Palestine Refugee Relief (BOOK REVIEW)

Religion, Politics and the Origins of Palestine Refugee Relief by Asaf Romirowsky & Alexander H. Joffe (Palgrave Macmillan; 2013) Although this book came out several...

June 7, 2016 10:15 am
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Iranian Muslim Plays Jewish Father in Israeli Drama Opening New York Film Festival (VIDEO)

An Iranian-Muslim plays the role of a Jewish father in the opening movie at the Israel Film Center Festival which opened on Thursday night in New York City. Baba Joon -- a Farsi-language film -- portrays tensions between three...

Israeli Who Won First-Place Award at Cannes Student Competition Says Not All Art Hailing From Jewish State Reflects Palestinian Conflict (INTERVIEW)

An Israeli filmmaker who won the top award at a competition at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival last month told The Algemeiner on Wednesday that not all films made in the Jewish state need to examine the conflict with the...

Filmmaker Eyal Resh Embraces the Challenge of Telling Israel’s Story (VIDEO)

JNS.org - Telling Israel’s story. It’s the specific title of a short film that Eyal Resh created last year. It’s also the theme behind the 27-year-old Israeli filmmaker’s broader body of work. The widely viewed “Telling Israel’s Story” film—directed...

May 2, 2016 6:55 am
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The Syrian Virgin (REVIEW)

The Syrian Virgin, by Zack Love. CreateSpace, 2015. The Syrian Virgin, by Zack Love, is a...

April 22, 2016 8:45 am
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New Documentary Explores Holocaust Humor, Role That Laughter Played in Death Camps

Holocaust humor and the role that laughter played in the lives of Jews during World...

April 18, 2016 6:37 am
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Tragedy Culminates in ‘Celebration,’ Says Israeli Author Who Lost Son to Terror

JNS.org - Sherri Mandell’s life was devastated on May 8, 2001, when her 13-year-old son Koby...

April 15, 2016 6:33 am
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New Movie Shows How Global Economic Instability Grew From Very Local Greed

JNS.org - When I saw the recent Academy Award-winning film “The Big Short,” I was struck...

April 11, 2016 6:50 am
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Psychiatry and the Spirit

Why do we think so negatively about psychiatrists that we still insult them by calling...

June 7, 2016 10:15 am
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Religion, Politics, and the Origins of Palestine Refugee Relief (BOOK REVIEW)

Religion, Politics and the Origins of Palestine Refugee Relief by Asaf Romirowsky & Alexander H. Joffe (Palgrave Macmillan; 2013) Although this book came out several years...

June 5, 2016 7:01 am
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Iranian Muslim Plays Jewish Father in Israeli Drama Opening New York Film Festival (VIDEO)

An Iranian-Muslim plays the role of a Jewish father in the opening movie at the Israel Film Center Festival which opened on Thursday night in New York...

June 3, 2016 4:29 am
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Israeli Who Won First-Place Award at Cannes Student Competition Says Not All Art Hailing From Jewish State Reflects Palestinian Conflict (INTERVIEW)

An Israeli filmmaker who won the top award at a competition at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival last month told The Algemeiner on Wednesday that not all films...

May 19, 2016 11:26 am
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Filmmaker Eyal Resh Embraces the Challenge of Telling Israel’s Story (VIDEO)

JNS.org - Telling Israel’s story. It’s the specific title of a short film that Eyal Resh created last year. It’s also the theme behind the 27-year-old Israeli filmmaker’s...

May 2, 2016 6:55 am
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The Syrian Virgin (REVIEW)

The Syrian Virgin, by Zack Love. CreateSpace, 2015. The Syrian Virgin, by Zack Love, is a very interesting novel. Equally a political and romantic thriller, at times...

April 22, 2016 8:45 am
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New Documentary Explores Holocaust Humor, Role That Laughter Played in Death Camps

Holocaust humor and the role that laughter played in the lives of Jews during World War II are the focus of a documentary that made its...

April 18, 2016 6:37 am
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Tragedy Culminates in ‘Celebration,’ Says Israeli Author Who Lost Son to Terror

JNS.org - Sherri Mandell’s life was devastated on May 8, 2001, when her 13-year-old son Koby was murdered by terrorists on the outskirts of the Israeli...

April 15, 2016 6:33 am
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New Movie Shows How Global Economic Instability Grew From Very Local Greed

JNS.org - When I saw the recent Academy Award-winning film “The Big Short,” I was struck by the sheer genius of the financiers who devised the...

April 11, 2016 6:50 am
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Psychiatry and the Spirit

Why do we think so negatively about psychiatrists that we still insult them by calling them shrinks? Some medics might be quacks, but we don’t...

April 7, 2016 6:39 am
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Israeli-Druze Grandma Entrepreneur Becomes a Star at Spanish ‘Festival of Women’

JNS.org - An Israeli-Druze grandmother entrepreneur has become a star in Spain after representing Israel at the prestigious annual Festival of Women in the city of...

April 1, 2016 6:42 am
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In ‘My Fat Dad,’ Wisdom Balances Recipes and Relationships

JNS.org - “A good relationship, like a good recipe, requires balance — three cups of wisdom to every one cup of sugar,” says Beauty, Jewish author...

March 24, 2016 2:40 pm
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‘Beyond Chicken Soup’ — Looking at Jews and Medicine

JNS.org - Chicken soup is known as the “Jewish penicillin,” but there’s much more to the deep connection between the Jewish experience and healing, argues a...

Opinion

The GOP Cave-In on Trump

Last week, Ted Cruz endorsed the man who claimed his father helped kill John F. Kennedy. And with that, the...

Don’t Believe the Lie of a ‘Palestinian Majority’

JNS.org - A group advocating Palestinian statehood took out a full-page ad in The New...

American Olim Weigh in on Presidential Debate

It may have been 4 a.m. in Israel, but that didn't stop American olim from live-streaming Monday's presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary...

Features

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

World

43 UK Campus Leaders Slam President of Country’s Largest Student Union fo...

In an open letter on Wednesday, campus leaders across the UK slammed the head of the country’s largest student union for her...

Israel

Former US Middle East Negotiator: Shimon Peres Was the ‘Forrest Gump ...

The late former Israeli President Shimon Peres was a “truly consequential” figure who played an “inextricable” role in the transformation...

Middle East

Netanyahu Approves Abbas Request to Travel to Peres Funeral

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a request Thursday to attend the funeral of former President Shimon Peres on Friday alongside four other Palestinian officials. The request was sent to Maj....

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