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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

Israel’s Future Tallest Building Approved for Construction

JNS.org - Construction has been approved for an ambitious project to build Israel's new tallest skyscraper. The Israeli Finance Ministry’s district committee has signed off on...

Master of the Chefs: The Kosher World’s Unsung Hero

JNS.org - Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade...

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Trump Campaign Mideast Adviser Walid Phares: President Envisions Resolution...

A terrorism expert and long-time Fox News analyst who served as the new US leader’s Mideast adviser during the election campaign...

Israel

Israeli President Rivlin Rejects Former PM Olmert’s Pardon Request

JNS.org - A pardon request filed by incarcerated former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was rejected Monday by President Reuven Rivlin. In the rejection, Rivlin noted that the special circumstances of Olmert's conviction...

Middle East

Ahead of Washington Trip, Egyptian President El-Sisi Meets With US Jewish L...

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder Sunday to discuss US-Egypt relations,...

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