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Beliefs and concepts

When Shul Talk Goes Nuclear: Should Pulpit Rabbis Publicly Discuss Iran?

JNS.org - As the U.S. Congress debates whether or not to support the Iran nuclear deal, the same discussion is taking place in local Jewish...

July 28, 2015 1:52 pm
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Unity is the Only Solution to Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism

While Israeli politicians are zigzagging between a unity government and mutual smearing, and while tycoons are scrambling to exploit the offshore gas troves, the rest of the Israelis must suppress their concerns over the implications...

Holy Cow! Red Heifer Project Part of Path From ‘Mourning to Building’ Temple

JNS.org - What weighs 400 pounds, is necessary for the coming of the Third Temple, hasn’t been seen in 2,000 years, and is completely red? If you guessed “para aduma,” or the red heifer, give yourself a...

Elijah and the Still, Small Voice

Then the word of the Lord came to him: ‘Why are you here, Elijah?’ He replied, I am moved by the zeal for the Lord, God of Hosts…” The Lord said to him, ‘Go out...

July 7, 2015 3:14 pm
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Into the Fray: The Logical Lacunae of the Left – Ari Shavit at AJC

It is no secret that AJC believes in the two-state solution as a better, more practical...

June 29, 2015 10:54 am
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Another Example of Israel’s Positive Human Rights Record

A few weeks ago, in honor of the Jewish holiday of Passover, I found myself reminiscing on...

June 26, 2015 1:01 am
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‘Game of Thrones’ and the Meaning of Shame

Please note that this post contains spoilers about the TV show "Game of Thrones." The HBO...

June 24, 2015 2:27 pm
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Why Non-Jews Are Asking a Mohel to Circumcise Their Sons

JNS.org - An interesting phenomenon may be emerging in the U.S. when it comes to brit milah, the...

June 22, 2015 11:55 am
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Peace in Haredi Homes and the Health of the Jewish State

JNS.org - According to a Bank of Israel study conducted in 2011, less than half (46...

July 28, 2015 1:52 pm
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When Shul Talk Goes Nuclear: Should Pulpit Rabbis Publicly Discuss Iran?

JNS.org - As the U.S. Congress debates whether or not to support the Iran nuclear deal, the same discussion is taking place in local Jewish communities...

July 26, 2015 4:19 pm
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Unity is the Only Solution to Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism

While Israeli politicians are zigzagging between a unity government and mutual smearing, and while tycoons are scrambling to exploit the offshore gas troves, the rest...

July 24, 2015 11:08 am
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Holy Cow! Red Heifer Project Part of Path From ‘Mourning to Building’ Temple

JNS.org - What weighs 400 pounds, is necessary for the coming of the Third Temple, hasn’t been seen in 2,000 years, and is completely red? If you...

July 8, 2015 12:55 pm
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Elijah and the Still, Small Voice

Then the word of the Lord came to him: ‘Why are you here, Elijah?’ He replied, I am moved by the zeal for the Lord,...

July 7, 2015 3:14 pm
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Into the Fray: The Logical Lacunae of the Left – Ari Shavit at AJC

It is no secret that AJC believes in the two-state solution as a better, more practical alternative than all the others that have been proposed –...

June 29, 2015 10:54 am
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Another Example of Israel’s Positive Human Rights Record

A few weeks ago, in honor of the Jewish holiday of Passover, I found myself reminiscing on the oppression of the Jewish people in Egypt thousands of...

June 26, 2015 1:01 am
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‘Game of Thrones’ and the Meaning of Shame

Please note that this post contains spoilers about the TV show "Game of Thrones." The HBO series “Game of Thrones” is set somewhere in a mythical...

June 24, 2015 2:27 pm
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Why Non-Jews Are Asking a Mohel to Circumcise Their Sons

JNS.org - An interesting phenomenon may be emerging in the U.S. when it comes to brit milah, the Jewish circumcision ritual. A new report by The Atlantic has concluded, based on interviews...

June 22, 2015 11:55 am
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Peace in Haredi Homes and the Health of the Jewish State

JNS.org - According to a Bank of Israel study conducted in 2011, less than half (46 percent) of Israel’s haredi men were gainfully employed that year....

June 21, 2015 11:51 am
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The Power – and Curse – of Charisma

It just never seems to end. The press publicizes yet another case of a rabbi and teacher guilty of abusing his position in a sexual...

June 19, 2015 11:10 am
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In Honor of Ramadan, Israeli Charity Provides Help for East Jerusalem Families

In honor of Ramadan, which began on Wednesday evening, June 17, food vouchers totaling 1 million NIS will be provided to 2,600 needy families in the Arab community by the International Fellowship...

June 16, 2015 11:51 pm
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Be Wary of Those Who Distort Truth for Power

What was wrong with Korach and his fellow rebels? On the face of it, what they said was both true and principled. “You have gone...

Features

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The...

World

Trump at First Debate With Clinton: Netanyahu ‘Not a Happy CamperR...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is “not a happy camper” about the Iran nuclear deal, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump...

Israel

Settler Leader: Main Victims of BDS Movement Are the Palestinians Themselve...

The fight against the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement was one of the hottest topics at the National...

Middle East

Saudi Paper: Palestinian Authority President Should Weigh Accepting Israeli...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas should seriously weigh accepting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s invitation to address the Knesset, a...

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