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‘Touching History’: Holocaust-Era Artifacts Tell Story of Jewish Refugees in Shanghai

JNS.org - As the world marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, a recently unveiled exhibit at a Holocaust museum in Brooklyn tells the largely...

January 29, 2018 2:11 pm

Along Strategic Highway, Israel Treads a Fine Line Between Security and Everyday Life

JNS.org - For Israeli security personnel who guard the strategically significant Route 443 -- one of only two highways connecting Jerusalem to Israel’s coastal plain along the Mediterranean Sea -- the difference between stopping contraband food or an armed terrorist...

Annual StandWithUs Conference Makes Latest Effort to Fight BDS

JNS.org - Israel advocates need to “go to the moral dimension of the issue, not to run away from it,” said UCLA professor Judea Pearl, father of slain journalist Daniel Pearl, in a fiery plea to...

Palestinian Leaders Ramp Up Feud with the US

JNS.org - While the Trump administration believes that the Middle East is “at the dawn of a new era” -- marked by progress towards “a peaceful resolution” to the Arab-Israeli conflict -- many Palestinians are singing a different tune. On January 23, the...

January 25, 2018 4:19 pm

Hezbollah’s Rise Casts Doubt on Lebanon’s Status as ‘Paris of the Middle East’

JNS.org - Due to its unique geopolitical history, Lebanon has long been viewed as one of...

January 25, 2018 10:28 am

When Immigrating to Israel Is a Senior Moment

JNS.org - For some retirees, it can come down to choosing to spend their golden years overlooking...

January 22, 2018 2:11 pm

Can the World Agree to ‘Fix’ the Iran Nuclear Deal?

President Donald Trump on Jan. 12 outlined his intentions to “fix the terrible flaws” of...

January 19, 2018 1:39 pm

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel, where it...

January 19, 2018 1:27 pm

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and the Palestinians...

January 29, 2018 2:11 pm

‘Touching History’: Holocaust-Era Artifacts Tell Story of Jewish Refugees in Shanghai

JNS.org - As the world marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, a recently unveiled exhibit at a Holocaust museum in Brooklyn tells the largely untold...

January 29, 2018 2:02 pm

Along Strategic Highway, Israel Treads a Fine Line Between Security and Everyday Life

JNS.org - For Israeli security personnel who guard the strategically significant Route 443 -- one of only two highways connecting Jerusalem to Israel’s coastal plain along the Mediterranean...

January 29, 2018 1:47 pm

Annual StandWithUs Conference Makes Latest Effort to Fight BDS

JNS.org - Israel advocates need to “go to the moral dimension of the issue, not to run away from it,” said UCLA professor Judea Pearl, father...

January 25, 2018 4:32 pm

Palestinian Leaders Ramp Up Feud with the US

JNS.org - While the Trump administration believes that the Middle East is “at the dawn of a new era” -- marked by progress towards “a peaceful resolution” to...

January 25, 2018 4:19 pm

Hezbollah’s Rise Casts Doubt on Lebanon’s Status as ‘Paris of the Middle East’

JNS.org - Due to its unique geopolitical history, Lebanon has long been viewed as one of the most Westernized countries in the Arab world. But the...

January 25, 2018 10:28 am

When Immigrating to Israel Is a Senior Moment

JNS.org - For some retirees, it can come down to choosing to spend their golden years overlooking the Mediterranean instead of a golf course in Boca Raton....

January 22, 2018 2:11 pm

Can the World Agree to ‘Fix’ the Iran Nuclear Deal?

President Donald Trump on Jan. 12 outlined his intentions to “fix the terrible flaws” of the Iran nuclear deal, giving the agreement what he called...

January 19, 2018 1:39 pm

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel, where it plans to create new environs replete with academia and high-tech...

January 19, 2018 1:27 pm

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and the Palestinians now claim that Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas’ controversial...

January 18, 2018 1:34 pm

Israel’s Wine Industry Grows Better With Age

JNS.org - Israeli winemakers say that, just like the beverage they produce, their industry is growing better with age. More than 50 Israeli wineries, together with...

January 18, 2018 1:21 pm

Singer and Actress Gives Her Voice to Jewish and Black Cultures

Tatiana Wechsler will likely go down as the only actress to belt out a showstopper in a Yiddish musical, and then -- less than a...

January 17, 2018 10:58 am

Netanyahu Trip Comes as Israel-India Defense and Tech Ties Continue to Grow

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to India is occurring against the backdrop of a massive and still growing river of defense sales and...

January 16, 2018 12:18 pm

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on January 10 that the US is “deeply concerned” about reports that Iranian authorities...

January 15, 2018 1:58 pm

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for the religion in recent years....

Culture

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

Opinion

The True Purpose of Uniforms

Parents of children attending the prestigious Taimei Elementary School in Tokyo were recently shocked to discover that buying a new...

The UK Needs Another Churchill to Confront Iran

JNS.org - Recently, there have been extraordinary scenes in cinemas throughout the United Kingdom. People have leapt to their feet in...

What We Thought of the Rev. Billy Graham

JNS.org – Perhaps the saddest thing about the death of the Rev. Billy Graham on Feb. 21, at the age of...

World

European Union Lawmakers Call for EU to List Entire Hezbollah as Terror Gro...

JNS.org - European Union lawmakers on Thursday urged EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to classify all of Hezbollah as a...

Israel

IDF Chief of Staff Apologies for Releasing Body of Palestinian Terrorist fo...

JNS.org - IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot took responsibility this week for the low-profile return of the body of...

Middle East

Amid Energy Crisis, Gaza Might Dump Raw Sewage Into the Mediterranean Sea

JNS.org - Officials in the Gaza Strip announced on Wednesday that if Hamas doesn’t loosen its grip on fuel provisions to the coastal enclave's towns, they will be forced to begin...

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