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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

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Iran-Sponsored Hackers Said to Be Targeting Companies in US, Middle East, A...

A private cybersecurity firm has identified what it says is a hacking group sponsored by the Iranian government that has...

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