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‘Jewish Food Movement’ Comes of Age

JNS.org - In December 2007, leaders of the Hazon nonprofit drafted seven-year goals for what they coined as the "Jewish Food Movement," which has since been characterized...

December 24, 2014 4:25 pm

Seeds of ‘Start-Up Nation’ Cultivated by Israel Sci-Tech Schools

JNS.org - Forget the dioramas. How about working on an Israeli Air Force drone? That's exactly the kind of beyond-their-years access enjoyed by students at the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) industrial vocational high school run...

Haredim and Bedouin: A Tale of Two Communities Transformed by Vocational Education

JNS.org - Low enlistment rates in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). High rates of poverty. Communal resistance to traditional schooling. Difficulty finding employment or a lack of motivation to be employed. These conditions are...

Why We Should Invest in Jewish Children

JNS.org - My wife Suzy and I will never forget our wedding day. It was not just the uplifting ceremony and beautiful party that left an indelible mark. Some life-altering advice that we received from...

July 23, 2014 11:47 am

Young Syrian Jewish Restauranteur Continues a Family Legacy

JNS.org - At the turn of the century, a young Jewish immigrant arrived in...

July 3, 2014 10:08 am

New Jerusalem Eatery’s Uniform Pricing Seeks to ‘Help People Make It’

JNS.org - Omelet sandwich: 5 shekels. Iced coffee: 5 shekels. Tuna sandwich: 5 shekels....

June 26, 2014 10:39 pm

First Ever: Turkish Academics to Visit Israel Holocaust Museum for Seminar

Some 15 Turkish university professors and lecturers will take part in a first of its...

June 20, 2014 3:47 pm

Sometimes in Unexpected Locations, Jewish Food Festivals Unite History and Culture

JNS.org -Asheville, N.C., and Little Rock, Ark. Not exactly the Jewish capitals of America,...

June 17, 2014 11:40 am

Jewish Health: Weight Gain and the Latest Sweetener

The FDA has approved yet another artificial sweetener to place in our sodas, sweets, ices,...

December 24, 2014 4:25 pm

‘Jewish Food Movement’ Comes of Age

JNS.org - In December 2007, leaders of the Hazon nonprofit drafted seven-year goals for what they coined as the "Jewish Food Movement," which has since been characterized by...

December 22, 2014 7:47 am

Seeds of ‘Start-Up Nation’ Cultivated by Israel Sci-Tech Schools

JNS.org - Forget the dioramas. How about working on an Israeli Air Force drone? That's exactly the kind of beyond-their-years access enjoyed by students at...

December 22, 2014 7:44 am

Haredim and Bedouin: A Tale of Two Communities Transformed by Vocational Education

JNS.org - Low enlistment rates in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). High rates of poverty. Communal resistance to traditional schooling. Difficulty finding employment or...

July 28, 2014 1:27 am

Why We Should Invest in Jewish Children

JNS.org - My wife Suzy and I will never forget our wedding day. It was not just the uplifting ceremony and beautiful party that...

July 23, 2014 11:47 am

Young Syrian Jewish Restauranteur Continues a Family Legacy

JNS.org - At the turn of the century, a young Jewish immigrant arrived in New York. So begins the history of many American Jewish...

July 3, 2014 10:08 am

New Jerusalem Eatery’s Uniform Pricing Seeks to ‘Help People Make It’

JNS.org - Omelet sandwich: 5 shekels. Iced coffee: 5 shekels. Tuna sandwich: 5 shekels. Fresh-squeezed orange juice: 5 shekels. Cheese bureka: 5 shekels. There's plenty...

June 26, 2014 10:39 pm

First Ever: Turkish Academics to Visit Israel Holocaust Museum for Seminar

Some 15 Turkish university professors and lecturers will take part in a first of its kind seminar at Holocaust museum Yad Vashem's International School for...

June 20, 2014 3:47 pm

Sometimes in Unexpected Locations, Jewish Food Festivals Unite History and Culture

JNS.org -Asheville, N.C., and Little Rock, Ark. Not exactly the Jewish capitals of America, but they are both home to major Jewish food festivals. From...

June 17, 2014 11:40 am

Jewish Health: Weight Gain and the Latest Sweetener

The FDA has approved yet another artificial sweetener to place in our sodas, sweets, ices, baked goods, and even our milk. Aspartame was 200 times sweeter...

June 10, 2014 12:15 pm

Israeli Public Schools Seek to Integrate Wikipedia Into Curriculum

JNS.org - A new initiative promoted by the Israeli Education Ministry seeks to have public school students produce Wikipedia entries. The program was recently suggested...

June 3, 2014 12:14 pm

Boutique Cheese Maker Offers Travelers a Tasty Shavuot

JNS.org - Standing alone against the desert landscape, Kornmehl Goat Cheese Farm & Restaurant is modest, lacking artsy adornments and embellishments that tourists often...

June 1, 2014 12:13 pm

ADL Calls on Chicago Schools to Respond to Virtual ‘Jewish Incinerator’ in Online Student Game of ‘Clash of Clans’

The Anti-Defamation League called on the Chicago Public Schools to take action against student harassment in the classroom and online, after Chicago's CBS 2...

May 27, 2014 9:43 pm

Improving Your Sleep

"To sleep, perchance to dream-ay, there's the rub." - Hamlet (111,i,65-68) For those of you who are incessant insomniacs, the latest research shows that there is...

May 6, 2014 11:41 am

Holocaust-Questioning Assignment to be Revised by California School District

JNS.org - The Rialto Unified School District in southern California said it would alter an assignment that asked eighth-grade students to write an essay...

Culture

Phoenix Jewish News Joins Consortium Running 4 Other Papers

JNS.org - The Phoenix area’s Jewish community newspaper has joined a consortium that publishes and manages four other Jewish newspapers. Mid-Atlantic Media...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Rouhani: Iran Will ‘Firmly Respond’ If Obama Doesn’t Bloc...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani demanded on Sunday that Barack Obama block an extension of sanctions passed by the US Congress,...

Israel

Netanyahu: Government ‘Working Overtime’ to Find ‘Respons...

The government is “working overtime” to come up with a “responsible solution” to the Amona issue that will both protect...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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