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Jerusalem Conference Seeks to Empower People With Disabilities

JNS.org - Wheelchair-bound Yoav Kreim—a well-known leader and spokesperson for people with disabilities in Israel for more than 20 years—has led demonstrations, lobbied...

February 7, 2014 8:22 am

Israel’s Peres Sets World Record Teaching Online Civics Class to 9,000 Students

Israeli President Shimon Peres on Thursday helped create a new world record when he delivered an online civics class to a group of more than 9,000 high school students across Israel. The class, delivered from Cisco...

Why it’s Cheaper to be Healthy in Israel

A study carried out by the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture found that the cost of fruits and vegetables in Israel are lower - sometimes even significantly lower - when compared to prices of fruits and...

Hong Kong Synagogue Scene a Blend of Tradition and Travelers

JNS.org - HONG KONG—A taxi ride to 70 Robinson Road in Hong Kong, the address listed for the Ohel Leah synagogue, ends with a simple question: Where is the synagogue? The driver had understood the...

January 24, 2014 11:56 am

After Israel-EU Agreement, Flying is Easy to and From Jewish State

JNS.org - Just several months since Israel and the European Union officially signed their...

January 24, 2014 1:55 am

Negev Tourism Now an Easy Train Ride From the Rest of Israel’s Treasures

JNS.org - Past the Gaza Strip, toward the rocket-battered city of Sderot, a new...

January 20, 2014 12:37 am

A Mom From Esh Kodesh Makes Sushi – and Headlines

ESH KODESH - Maayan Shaar, 26, of Esh Kodesh had no idea that her family's...

January 16, 2014 11:49 am

Delectable Recipes for Tu B’Shevat

JNS.org - Winter fruit might seem less spectacular than the much more time-valued offerings of...

January 7, 2014 12:23 pm

Haggis: A Rare Scottish, Jewish Culinary Treat

What is haggis? It has been described in various ways and even classified as...

February 7, 2014 8:22 am

Jerusalem Conference Seeks to Empower People With Disabilities

JNS.org - Wheelchair-bound Yoav Kreim—a well-known leader and spokesperson for people with disabilities in Israel for more than 20 years—has led demonstrations, lobbied members...

February 6, 2014 11:30 am

Israel’s Peres Sets World Record Teaching Online Civics Class to 9,000 Students

Israeli President Shimon Peres on Thursday helped create a new world record when he delivered an online civics class to a group of more than...

February 6, 2014 8:14 am

Why it’s Cheaper to be Healthy in Israel

A study carried out by the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture found that the cost of fruits and vegetables in Israel are lower - sometimes even...

January 29, 2014 8:14 am

Hong Kong Synagogue Scene a Blend of Tradition and Travelers

JNS.org - HONG KONG—A taxi ride to 70 Robinson Road in Hong Kong, the address listed for the Ohel Leah synagogue, ends with a...

January 24, 2014 11:56 am

After Israel-EU Agreement, Flying is Easy to and From Jewish State

JNS.org - Just several months since Israel and the European Union officially signed their historic "Open Skies" travel agreement, providing all European and Israeli...

January 24, 2014 1:55 am

Negev Tourism Now an Easy Train Ride From the Rest of Israel’s Treasures

JNS.org - Past the Gaza Strip, toward the rocket-battered city of Sderot, a new train now connects isolated Negev communities to the larger Israeli...

January 20, 2014 12:37 am

A Mom From Esh Kodesh Makes Sushi – and Headlines

ESH KODESH - Maayan Shaar, 26, of Esh Kodesh had no idea that her family's favorite midweek dinner - sushi rolls - would become such...

January 16, 2014 11:49 am

Delectable Recipes for Tu B’Shevat

JNS.org - Winter fruit might seem less spectacular than the much more time-valued offerings of summer, but oranges and pears in particular, while quiet and...

January 7, 2014 12:23 pm

Haggis: A Rare Scottish, Jewish Culinary Treat

What is haggis? It has been described in various ways and even classified as fertilizer (!) by customs officials. In fact, it boils down...

January 3, 2014 5:26 pm

California State University Chancellor Rejects ASA’s Israeli Academic Boycott, Jewish Student Groups Supportive

Jewish groups were supportive on Friday after California State University Chancellor Timothy White denounced the American Studies Association's boycott of Israeli universities. While most universities...

January 1, 2014 12:41 pm

Psagot Wines Receive International Acclaim in France

Continuing the Biblical tradition of wine production in Israel, the Psagot Winery has been internationally recognized once again for its high quality wines. All of its eight boutique...

December 18, 2013 10:27 am

Deck the Halls with Boughs of… Lieberman?

JNS.org - High in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, Chuck Lieberman sells around 200 hundred Fraser firs a year to families...

December 12, 2013 10:10 am

Inclusion of Jews With Disabilities is Focus of New Leadership Conference

JNS.org - Weekly services, Torah studies, aliyot to the Torah, sitting shiva, and even trips to Israel. These are experiences shared by many Jewish Americans...

December 5, 2013 10:51 am

Bike Tours Offer New Way to See Jerusalem

JNS.org - JERUSALEM—What kind of ground can you cover in three hours in Jerusalem? Start at First Station (the renovated train station), go to the...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

EU Denies It Is Planning to Offer Financial Aid to Iran to Preserve Nuclear...

Three European Union sources have denied that diplomats meeting in Vienna on Friday to salvage the imperiled Iranian nuclear deal...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister, Arab MK in Ferocious War of Words

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Israeli-Arab Member of Knesset Ayman Odeh conducted a ferocious war of words on Sunday following a controversy over the injury of an Arab demonstrator...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...

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