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Israeli-Born Malawi Parliament Member: Actions, Not Words, Will Change Africa for the Better

How does the Israeli-born son of an eastern European Holocaust survivor end up as a parliament member in one of Africa’s poorest nations? Just...

September 28, 2016 1:17 am
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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 World Baseball Classic (WBC) in Brooklyn, NY, said their aim is to inspire the next generation of athletes around the world. “We all come here for...

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

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency for Israel’s outgoing two-term Chairman Natan Sharansky said the venerable Zionist institution needed “new people and new ideas,” igniting speculation on the...

Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The impact of the Israelis on science and technology is immense, so that’s why I’m here...

September 11, 2016 10:13 am
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‘Today’ Co-Host Surprises Holocaust Survivor by Introducing Him to Icon Tennis Player at US Open (VIDEO)

A "Today" show co-host surprised a Holocaust survivor by introducing him to his favorite tennis player...

September 6, 2016 6:11 pm
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IDF Paramedic Describes Balancing Army Service, Hip-Hop (VIDEO)

A female Israeli soldier who serves as a paramedic on the Lebanese border said that though her job in the...

August 15, 2016 6:28 am
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Ben-Gurion University Institute Tackles Water Shortages, Hygiene in Developing Countries

JNS.org - Israeli water experts believe that by 2050, almost half of the world’s population will...

August 12, 2016 4:22 am
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A High School Unlike Any Other

JNS.org - After their bus pulls up next to the park that hugs the Tel Aviv...

July 25, 2016 3:16 am
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As Berlin Prices Rise, Israelis Turn East for German Real-Estate Bargains

JNS.org - Sonnenallee, a street in Berlin’s Neukölln district, looks like it comes straight out of...

September 28, 2016 1:17 am
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Israeli-Born Malawi Parliament Member: Actions, Not Words, Will Change Africa for the Better

How does the Israeli-born son of an eastern European Holocaust survivor end up as a parliament member in one of Africa’s poorest nations? Just ask...

September 26, 2016 8:14 am
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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 World Baseball Classic (WBC) in Brooklyn, NY, said their aim is to inspire the next...

September 21, 2016 6:48 am
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Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency for Israel’s outgoing two-term Chairman Natan Sharansky said the venerable Zionist institution...

September 19, 2016 6:32 am
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Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The impact of the Israelis on...

September 11, 2016 10:13 am
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‘Today’ Co-Host Surprises Holocaust Survivor by Introducing Him to Icon Tennis Player at US Open (VIDEO)

A "Today" show co-host surprised a Holocaust survivor by introducing him to his favorite tennis player on Thursday at the US Open. Hoda Kotb shocked 80-year-old Les...

September 6, 2016 6:11 pm
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IDF Paramedic Describes Balancing Army Service, Hip-Hop (VIDEO)

A female Israeli soldier who serves as a paramedic on the Lebanese border said that though her job in the military is "one of the most meaningful things I've done...

August 15, 2016 6:28 am
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Ben-Gurion University Institute Tackles Water Shortages, Hygiene in Developing Countries

JNS.org - Israeli water experts believe that by 2050, almost half of the world’s population will live in countries with a chronic water shortage. What’s causing the...

August 12, 2016 4:22 am
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A High School Unlike Any Other

JNS.org - After their bus pulls up next to the park that hugs the Tel Aviv shoreline, the high schoolers stream off and run straight for...

July 25, 2016 3:16 am
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As Berlin Prices Rise, Israelis Turn East for German Real-Estate Bargains

JNS.org - Sonnenallee, a street in Berlin’s Neukölln district, looks like it comes straight out of an Arab city — so much so that it goes...

July 7, 2016 7:31 am
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Cybersecurity Training Program for Israeli High School Students Extends Recruitment to Include Younger Kids

An after-school cybersecurity training program for Israeli high school students is looking to expand its recruitment to include younger kids, Slate reported on Wednesday. The program, Magshimim, which was specifically designed...

May 20, 2016 2:00 am
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Graves of Jewish Pirates in Jamaica Give Caribbean Tourists Taste of Little-Known History

Tour operators are calling attention to Jamaica's little-known Jewish heritage by arranging visits to historic Jewish sites on the Caribbean island, including a cemetery where Jewish...

May 5, 2016 12:52 pm
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Israel Geeks Out: Science, Art and Tech Event Embodies Jewish State’s ‘DNA’

JNS.org - The entrance to Jerusalem’s Sacher Park was transformed from April 25-27 by a fire-breathing robotic dragon, which flailed its arms and attempted to take...

Culture

Jewish Philanthropists Pledge $14 Million to Israeli-American Community

JNS.org - Republican-Jewish philanthropists Sheldon and Dr. Miriam Adelson are pledging $14 million...

Barbara Streisand, Sharon Stone, Larry King Among Celebrities Mourning Shimon Peres

A number of leading celebrities took to social media on Wednesday to express their condolences...

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...

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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