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The Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life, 2015

The Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life, 2015 ACADEMIA Daniel Sperber Jeffrey Herf Jon Levenson Jonathan Sarna Mark Yudof Niall Ferguson Rivka Carmi Steven Pinker ARTS AND CULTURE Adam Sandler Robert Kraft Evgeny Kissin Garry Kasparov Géza Röhrig Helen...

March 30, 2016 1:50 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Simon Sebag Montefiore – Voices

Simon Sebag Montefiore Historian and author Simon Sebag Montefiore is a British historian, television presenter and award-winning author of popular history books and novels, as well as a source of pride for the Jewish people. Descended from a line...

Jewish 100, 2015: Tuvia Tenenbom – Voices

Tuvia Tenenbom Playwright and journalist  Tuvia Tenenbom, born in Israel, is a theater director, playwright, author, journalist, essayist and the founding artistic director of the Jewish Theater of New York, the only English-speaking Jewish theater in New...

Jewish 100, 2015: Seth ‘Yossi’ Siegel – Voices

Seth 'Yossi' Siegel American businessman “Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World,” Seth “Yossi” Siegel’s 2015 book, showcases how Israel, with a reputation as the “start-up nation,” has combined technological innovation with conservation to...

March 30, 2016 1:01 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Molly Antopol – Voices

Molly Antopol Writer Molly Antopol is an American writer who has captured the “everyday anxieties and complex past...

March 30, 2016 1:01 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Rush Limbaugh – Voices

Rush Limbaugh Radio show host Rush Limbaugh is is an American radio talk show host, writer, and...

March 30, 2016 1:00 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Matti Friedman – Voices

Matti Friedman Reporter Former Associated Press reporter Matti Friedman continued to make headlines in 2015, writing a...

March 30, 2016 1:00 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Zvika Klein – Voices

Zvika Klein Journalist Initially, journalist Zvika Klein of NRG thought of the concept as simple: Walk the...

March 30, 2016 12:59 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Matthew Taylor – Voices

Matthew Taylor Filmmaker Filmmaker Matthew Taylor was knee-deep on a project that was supposed to be his...

March 30, 2016 1:50 am

The Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life, 2015

The Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life, 2015 ACADEMIA Daniel Sperber Jeffrey Herf Jon Levenson Jonathan Sarna Mark Yudof Niall Ferguson Rivka Carmi Steven Pinker ARTS AND CULTURE Adam Sandler Robert Kraft Evgeny Kissin Garry Kasparov Géza Röhrig Helen Mirren Howard...

March 30, 2016 1:03 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Simon Sebag Montefiore – Voices

Simon Sebag Montefiore Historian and author Simon Sebag Montefiore is a British historian, television presenter and award-winning author of popular history books and novels, as well as a source...

March 30, 2016 1:03 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Tuvia Tenenbom – Voices

Tuvia Tenenbom Playwright and journalist  Tuvia Tenenbom, born in Israel, is a theater director, playwright, author, journalist, essayist and the founding artistic director of the Jewish Theater...

March 30, 2016 1:02 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Seth ‘Yossi’ Siegel – Voices

Seth 'Yossi' Siegel American businessman “Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World,” Seth “Yossi” Siegel’s 2015 book, showcases how Israel, with a reputation as...

March 30, 2016 1:01 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Molly Antopol – Voices

Molly Antopol Writer Molly Antopol is an American writer who has captured the “everyday anxieties and complex past lives” of immigrant characters in various locales in her debut...

March 30, 2016 1:01 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Rush Limbaugh – Voices

Rush Limbaugh Radio show host Rush Limbaugh is is an American radio talk show host, writer, and conservative political commentator, who also is consistently a major defender...

March 30, 2016 1:00 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Matti Friedman – Voices

Matti Friedman Reporter Former Associated Press reporter Matti Friedman continued to make headlines in 2015, writing a scathing criticism of the report from NGO Breaking the Silence on...

March 30, 2016 1:00 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Zvika Klein – Voices

Zvika Klein Journalist Initially, journalist Zvika Klein of NRG thought of the concept as simple: Walk the streets of Paris with a kippah and tzitzit, a tiny...

March 30, 2016 12:59 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Matthew Taylor – Voices

Matthew Taylor Filmmaker Filmmaker Matthew Taylor was knee-deep on a project that was supposed to be his directorial debut when he learned of the death of Argentine...

March 30, 2016 12:59 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Matthew Lee – Voices

Matthew Lee Associate Press journalist A top-notch journalist at the Associated Press,  Lee asked the most important questions at the most important times. He pondered why the...

March 30, 2016 12:58 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Marty Peretz – Voices

Marty Peretz Former editor-in-chief of The New Republic Marty Peretz, a titan of journalism honored this past summer by The Algemeiner, is a living example of the...

March 30, 2016 12:58 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Lucy Aharish – Voices

Lucy Aharish News anchor When Lucy Aharish was 5 years old in Gaza, the family vehicle was attacked by a terrorist, who threw Molotov cocktails into and...

March 30, 2016 12:58 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Jackson Diehl – Voices

Jackson Diehl Journalist One mainstream journalist who views Israel through a realistic lens is Jackson Diehl, the deputy editorial page editor of The Washington Post. He has...

March 30, 2016 12:57 am

Jewish 100, 2015: Ivanka Trump – Voices

Ivanka Trump Executive Vice President of Development & Acquisitions at the Trump Organization As the daughter of Republican front-runner Donald Trump, business leader Ivanka Trump is used...

Culture

Israel’s Future Tallest Building Approved for Construction

JNS.org - Construction has been approved for an ambitious project to build Israel's new tallest skyscraper. The Israeli Finance Ministry’s district committee has signed off on...

Master of the Chefs: The Kosher World’s Unsung Hero

JNS.org - Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade...

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

Features

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...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Trump Campaign Mideast Adviser Walid Phares: President Envisions Resolution...

A terrorism expert and long-time Fox News analyst who served as the new US leader’s Mideast adviser during the election campaign...

Israel

Israeli President Rivlin Rejects Former PM Olmert’s Pardon Request

JNS.org - A pardon request filed by incarcerated former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was rejected Monday by President Reuven Rivlin. In the rejection, Rivlin noted that the special circumstances of Olmert's conviction...

Middle East

Ahead of Washington Trip, Egyptian President El-Sisi Meets With US Jewish L...

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder Sunday to discuss US-Egypt relations,...

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