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Adam Lanza and the Deadly American Male

Nobody knows why Adam Lanza shot 20 small children multiple times. How a human being becomes a monster is something complex. The consensus is...

December 19, 2012 5:38 pm

Can US Law Force a Spouse to Stand by a Jewish Conversion?

A friend of mine called me the other day sounding very distressed.  His 29-year old son is engaged to his non-Jewish girlfriend of several years.  The couple had broken up a year ago because she...

Passover 2012: 8 Things to Know

Fox News - Passover is the holiday which celebrates the Exodus from Egypt and the next stage in the unfolding biblical story of the Children of Israel. In 2012 it begins on Friday night,...

Klout: The Top 10 #Jewish “Influencers”

People have always had the power to influence others, and that power is being democratized with new social media tools. Klout's analysis is done on data taken from sites such as Twitter and Facebook and measures...

February 28, 2012 11:53 am

Purim: Are You Doing it Right?

Purim is a festival renown for celebration, excessive drinking and wild, outlandish costumes; or,...

February 6, 2012 12:21 pm

60% of Cancer Deaths Can Be Stopped, according to Israel Cancer Association

United With Israel - The Israel Cancer Association marked International Cancer Day on February 4,...

January 22, 2012 3:02 pm

Our Attraction To Drama, Alcohol & Other Distractions

The Choice to Become Absent "Drama" seems to be on an all-time high. Our blinding attraction to...

October 12, 2011 4:54 pm

Terminating a Pregnancy or Killing an Unborn Child?: A Moral Analysis

Pregnancy  as Problem Pregnancy is the - uniquely feminine - obstacle that often hinders a woman's...

February 19, 2010 5:42 pm

Soul to Soul

Dear Rabbi J. A friend forwarded me your last article (True Communication: The Secret of...

Culture

What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Features

Iran Faces Israel’s Game-Changing Air Power

Iran has big plans to create a military outpost in Syria, right on Israel’s doorstep. From there, the Islamic Republic...

Israeli-American Group Seeks to Be ‘Glue,’ Not ‘Wedge,’ for US Jewry

JNS.org - As Jewish communal organizations throughout the US  struggle to maintain membership levels...

World

UK Buys Israeli Iron Dome Technology to Defend Falkland Islands

JNS.org - The United Kingdom has signed a $104 million contract for the purchase of advanced missile defense technology used in Israel’s Iron Dome short-range missile defense system. In purchasing the Sky...

Middle East

At Least 235 Killed, 109 Injured in Deadly Egypt Mosque Attack

At least 184 people were killed and 125 injured when gunmen armed with explosives attacked a Sufi mosque in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, according to officials quoted by the state...

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