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After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or carrying any possession in...

April 25, 2017 3:37 pm

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) say they've seen a growing phenomenon: third-generation Holocaust survivors fascinated by and determined to honor their grandparents’...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the country moved into a state of mourning for the martyrs and heroes of the Holocaust on the Jewish state’s official Holocaust Remembrance...

Jewish Leaders Alarmed as Marine Le Pen Advances in French Presidential Election

JNS.org - Jewish leaders inside and outside France expressed alarm after far-right populist Marine Le Pen’s strong showing in the first round of the French presidential election on Sunday. Pro-Europe centrist Emmanuel Macron, of the En Marche...

April 20, 2017 3:50 pm

Iranian President Rouhani Faces Stiff Opposition in Upcoming Elections, as Islamic Republic Poised for Shake-Up

JNS.org -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani faces several serious challengers in his bid for re-election, with...

April 20, 2017 3:32 pm

Lost And Not Found: The Unknown Fate of Jews’ Everyday Possessions Looted by the Nazis

JNS.org - At an antiques flea market in Berlin, one stand has two Hanukkah menorahs for...

April 19, 2017 11:48 am

New York Times Amends Palestinian Terrorist Barghouti’s Op-Ed Amid Outcry

JNS.org - A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York Times op-ed...

April 5, 2017 6:58 am

Israel’s Dairy Industry: An Untold ‘Start-Up’ Story

JNS.org - Self-driving cars. Drip irrigation. Missile defense. Milk? Amid all the buzz about Israel’s “start-up nation,” a lesser-known...

April 5, 2017 6:55 am

Israel’s David’s Sling Goes Online Amid Heightened Tensions in Israel

JNS.org - David’s Sling -- an anti-missile system -- became operational on Sunday, marking the completion...

April 25, 2017 3:37 pm

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or carrying any possession in public...

April 25, 2017 2:02 pm

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) say they've seen a growing phenomenon: third-generation...

April 24, 2017 9:33 pm

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the country moved into a state of mourning for the martyrs and heroes...

April 24, 2017 7:41 pm

Jewish Leaders Alarmed as Marine Le Pen Advances in French Presidential Election

JNS.org - Jewish leaders inside and outside France expressed alarm after far-right populist Marine Le Pen’s strong showing in the first round of the French presidential...

April 20, 2017 3:50 pm

Iranian President Rouhani Faces Stiff Opposition in Upcoming Elections, as Islamic Republic Poised for Shake-Up

JNS.org -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani faces several serious challengers in his bid for re-election, with one regional expert explaining that the republic may be poised...

April 20, 2017 3:32 pm

Lost And Not Found: The Unknown Fate of Jews’ Everyday Possessions Looted by the Nazis

JNS.org - At an antiques flea market in Berlin, one stand has two Hanukkah menorahs for sale. The husky, white-haired merchant wearing a Soviet hammer-and-sickle pin said one of...

April 19, 2017 11:48 am

New York Times Amends Palestinian Terrorist Barghouti’s Op-Ed Amid Outcry

JNS.org - A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York Times op-ed that omitted his crimes and terrorist organization membership and sparked...

April 5, 2017 6:58 am

Israel’s Dairy Industry: An Untold ‘Start-Up’ Story

JNS.org - Self-driving cars. Drip irrigation. Missile defense. Milk? Amid all the buzz about Israel’s “start-up nation,” a lesser-known success story is the high-tech and hyper-efficient Israeli dairy industry. Surprised? Don’t...

April 5, 2017 6:55 am

Israel’s David’s Sling Goes Online Amid Heightened Tensions in Israel

JNS.org - David’s Sling -- an anti-missile system -- became operational on Sunday, marking the completion of Israel’s three-tiered air defense arsenal. David’s Sling, also known as...

April 4, 2017 12:51 pm

Navigating High-Stakes Chess Between Israel, Russia and Syria

JNS.org - Just a single day had passed since Israel’s new ambassador to Russia, Gary Koren, presented his credentials to President Vladimir Putin before Koren was called...

March 28, 2017 6:38 am

AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump

JNS.org - In recent years, AIPAC’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, tension between the Obama administration and Israel, Prime...

March 28, 2017 6:35 am

Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly sent signals that he might disband the current Likud-led government and call for...

March 28, 2017 6:27 am

Amid Political Turmoil at Home, Netanyahu Forges Ahead on Asia Pivot

JNS.org - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced ongoing turmoil within his governing coalition and criminal investigations back home, he continued his pivot to Asia by...

March 23, 2017 7:47 am

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra buzz in the air this year at Israel’s third annual CannaTech --...

Opinion

Invest in BDS — Boycotted Companies Make Lots of Money

Yesterday, Caterpillar announced much better financial results than were anticipated, and its stock price rose by nearly 8%. I half-jokingly tweeted that a...

New York Times Finds Trump’s Relationship With Jews ‘Bewildering’

President Donald Trump’s speech at a Holocaust commemoration event in Washington on Tuesday...

A Case Study of Lethal Journalism: The New York Times and Marwan Barghouti

The New York Times recently ran an op-ed by Palestinian Marwan Barghouti in...

World

British Parliamentary Candidate Suspended Over Wildly Antisemitic Social Me...

Britain's Liberal Democrat Party has suspended one of its candidates in the forthcoming June 8 General Election over a series...

Israel

Israeli Female Entrepreneurs Talk About What Makes ‘Silicon Wadi̵...

In a video published by Mercedes-Benz on YouTube last week, three Israeli female entrepreneurs talked about the Jewish state's start-up...

Middle East

Palestinian Terrorist Who Murdered British Student to Receive Monthly PA St...

JNS.org - The Palestinian terrorist who murdered a British student in Jerusalem earlier this month will receive a stipend of approximately...

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