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On Veterans Day, American Immigrants Reflect on New Lives in Israel

JNS.org - For two American Jews who immigrated to Israel last summer, their first Veterans Day in the Jewish state presents an opportunity to reflect on...

November 10, 2016 1:27 am

The Jewish War Veterans’ New Leader Brings a Lifetime of Service to the Organization

JNS.org - Retired United States Army Col. Carl A. Singer plans to bring a can-do attitude to the top volunteer post at the Jewish War Veterans (JWV) organization. Singer, who was formerly a member of a hand-picked elite team supporting famed...

Settlement or Outpost? ‘Bureaucratic’ Distinction Draws Israeli, Global Scrutiny

JNS.org - Demolition orders for a West Bank Jewish community, plans to build a replacement for that community, and proposed legislation that would legalize more Israeli settlements are at the center of an ongoing political debate...

Jewish Millennials Hear Last-Minute Appeals for Clinton and Trump

Should Jews vote for the presidential candidate who is cheered by neo-Nazis -- or for the other, who supported the Iran nuclear deal? At the Manhattan Jewish Experience on West 86th Street, young Jewish professionals heard from the Trump and...

November 7, 2016 7:09 am

Israel, Jewish Groups Fear an Obama ‘December Surprise’ at the UN

  JNS.org - Major Jewish organizations are united in their opposition to what is rumored to be...

November 2, 2016 12:50 pm

American Friends of Magen David Adom Raises Record $14 Million at LA Gala

JNS.org - The American Friends of Magen David Adom (AFMDA) raised a record $14 million at a...

November 2, 2016 10:09 am

John Hagee Ministries Program Holds 35th Annual ‘Night to Honor Israel’

JNS.org - A Christian ministries media network held its 35th annual "Night to Honor Israel" event Sunday, where it distributed $2...

November 1, 2016 11:52 am

Jewish and Mormon Leaders Come Together to Remember Shared Values, Support for Zionism

JNS.org -- Exactly 175 years ago, an American non-Jew, under the direction of the founder...

October 27, 2016 8:31 am

US Naval Academy Honors Holocaust Survivor for Decades of Teaching About Nazi Genocide

A Holocaust survivor was honored by the US Naval Academy in Annapolis on Wednesday for...

November 10, 2016 1:27 am

On Veterans Day, American Immigrants Reflect on New Lives in Israel

JNS.org - For two American Jews who immigrated to Israel last summer, their first Veterans Day in the Jewish state presents an opportunity to reflect on how...

November 9, 2016 9:19 am

The Jewish War Veterans’ New Leader Brings a Lifetime of Service to the Organization

JNS.org - Retired United States Army Col. Carl A. Singer plans to bring a can-do attitude to the top volunteer post at the Jewish War Veterans (JWV) organization. Singer, who...

November 8, 2016 1:51 am

Settlement or Outpost? ‘Bureaucratic’ Distinction Draws Israeli, Global Scrutiny

JNS.org - Demolition orders for a West Bank Jewish community, plans to build a replacement for that community, and proposed legislation that would legalize more Israeli...

November 8, 2016 1:45 am

Jewish Millennials Hear Last-Minute Appeals for Clinton and Trump

Should Jews vote for the presidential candidate who is cheered by neo-Nazis -- or for the other, who supported the Iran nuclear deal? At the Manhattan Jewish Experience on West...

November 7, 2016 7:09 am

Israel, Jewish Groups Fear an Obama ‘December Surprise’ at the UN

  JNS.org - Major Jewish organizations are united in their opposition to what is rumored to be President Barack Obama's "December surprise" to undercut Israel and bolster...

November 2, 2016 12:50 pm

American Friends of Magen David Adom Raises Record $14 Million at LA Gala

JNS.org - The American Friends of Magen David Adom (AFMDA) raised a record $14 million at a fundraiser held at The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles Tuesday. The...

November 2, 2016 10:09 am

John Hagee Ministries Program Holds 35th Annual ‘Night to Honor Israel’

JNS.org - A Christian ministries media network held its 35th annual "Night to Honor Israel" event Sunday, where it distributed $2 million to Israeli and Jewish charities. The John Hagee Ministries (JHM) program...

November 1, 2016 11:52 am

Jewish and Mormon Leaders Come Together to Remember Shared Values, Support for Zionism

JNS.org -- Exactly 175 years ago, an American non-Jew, under the direction of the founder of his church, climbed the Mount of Olives and offered an...

October 27, 2016 8:31 am

US Naval Academy Honors Holocaust Survivor for Decades of Teaching About Nazi Genocide

A Holocaust survivor was honored by the US Naval Academy in Annapolis on Wednesday for her 20 years of teaching cadets about the Nazi genocide, the US Armed Forces newspaper Stars...

October 23, 2016 3:05 pm

Jerusalem’s Mount of Olives Makes Bloomberg List of World’s Most Beautiful Cemeteries

The famed Mount of Olives cemetery in Jerusalem was ranked 8th out of 12 on a Bloomberg  list published Friday of the most beautiful burial sites in the...

October 23, 2016 7:16 am

Tiny Wooden Charm Found in Auschwitz Attic Likely a Symbol of Resistance Against Nazis, Says Head of Memory Sites Foundation

A miniature charm belonging to an Auschwitz inmate was discovered this month in the attic of a concentration camp building, the UK's Daily Mail reported on Thursday. According to the...

October 20, 2016 9:26 am

Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah

JNS.org -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their bar and bat mitzvahs in...

October 14, 2016 7:53 am

Australia’s ‘Today’ Show Features Orthodox Jewish Boy Who Designed Portable House for the Homeless

An Orthodox Jewish boy from Sydney who designed and created a portable, makeshift house for homeless people appeared as a guest on Australia's "Today" show on Wednesday. The morning...

October 14, 2016 7:45 am

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith

JNS.org - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated to Israel, where they worked the...

Culture

Belieb It: Justin Bieber to Perform in Israel in 2017

JNS.org -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will perform in Israel as part of his upcoming 2017 international tour. The singer announced...

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, By Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of...

Opinion

The Stench of Hypocrisy at Yale University

In recent years liberal anti-liberalism has been vividly – and noxiously – displayed on many American college and university campuses....

How the Grinch Stole Hanukkah

A Hanukkah party co-hosted by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations and the Embassy of Azerbaijan next...

John Kerry at the 2016 Saban Forum — Misrepresenting Two-Statism

"Raise your hands… how many of you believe in a two-state solution, believe...

World

‘Proud’ Jewish Actor Andrew Garfield Winning Plaudits for Playing Chris...

American-British Jewish actor Andrew Garfield is drawing critical acclaim for his portrayal of Christians in two potential Oscar candidate films. Garfield,...

Israel

Israel Signs Trilateral Research and Development Pact With Greece, Cyprus

JNS.org -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with the leaders of Cyprus and Greece on Thursday in Jerusalem as the three nations signed a research and development agreement to advance...

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