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Gay Couples Included in New IDF Policy to Protect Children of Enlisted Soldiers

Gay and straight couples with children will no longer have to deal with situations where both parents are enlisted for reserve service. The IDF...

May 20, 2015 12:54 pm

Journalism Tackles ‘The Problem With Good Friday’ and an Episcopal Priest Responds

We know that journalism can impact attitudes and action. But it's rare to get concrete proof of that, as I did recently after publishing a blog post about the antisemitic content of traditional Good Friday performances...

Israeli Police Chief Calls for Reevaluation of Country’s Marijuana Policy

Israeli Police Chief Yohanan Danino told students in a Beit Shemesh school on Wednesday, May 13, that he is in favor of reevaluating the state's policy regarding the use of cannabis. During a question and answer...

Racism in Israel and Beyond

The riot of Ethiopian Jews in Israel who were protesting against racism is a sad reflection on Israeli society. It must not be exaggerated, but it should come as no surprise. There has always been...

May 8, 2015 9:57 am

Archbishop of Canterbury Vows to Take Rising Antisemitism ‘Seriously’

JNS.org - In an address to leading Jewish figures in the United Kingdom, Archbishop of...

May 7, 2015 10:03 am

Judaism Was First in Fight Against Income Inequality

The most surprising best-selling book in 2014 was French economist Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First...

May 1, 2015 2:09 pm

100 Israeli, Palestinian, and Jordanian Students Meet in ‘War for the Environment’

Israeli, Palestinian, and Jordanian alumni of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies have convened for...

May 1, 2015 12:30 pm

‘Tikkun Olam Makers’ Turn Technology Into Solutions for People With Disabilities

JNS.org - From cyber-security to medicine to agriculture, Israeli innovators are coming up with...

April 17, 2015 2:13 pm

How Sweet It Is

In 2012 a television series called Magic City appeared on Starz Network and ran for...

May 20, 2015 12:54 pm

Gay Couples Included in New IDF Policy to Protect Children of Enlisted Soldiers

Gay and straight couples with children will no longer have to deal with situations where both parents are enlisted for reserve service. The IDF recently...

May 15, 2015 1:27 pm

Journalism Tackles ‘The Problem With Good Friday’ and an Episcopal Priest Responds

We know that journalism can impact attitudes and action. But it's rare to get concrete proof of that, as I did recently after publishing a blog...

May 14, 2015 5:31 pm

Israeli Police Chief Calls for Reevaluation of Country’s Marijuana Policy

Israeli Police Chief Yohanan Danino told students in a Beit Shemesh school on Wednesday, May 13, that he is in favor of reevaluating the state's...

May 8, 2015 10:34 am

Racism in Israel and Beyond

The riot of Ethiopian Jews in Israel who were protesting against racism is a sad reflection on Israeli society. It must not be exaggerated, but...

May 8, 2015 9:57 am

Archbishop of Canterbury Vows to Take Rising Antisemitism ‘Seriously’

JNS.org - In an address to leading Jewish figures in the United Kingdom, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby vowed to take rising antisemitism in the...

May 7, 2015 10:03 am

Judaism Was First in Fight Against Income Inequality

The most surprising best-selling book in 2014 was French economist Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century - a dense 600-page long treatise on economic theory...

May 1, 2015 2:09 pm

100 Israeli, Palestinian, and Jordanian Students Meet in ‘War for the Environment’

Israeli, Palestinian, and Jordanian alumni of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies have convened for a three day seminar in the north of Israel, starting Thursday. Around...

May 1, 2015 12:30 pm

‘Tikkun Olam Makers’ Turn Technology Into Solutions for People With Disabilities

JNS.org - From cyber-security to medicine to agriculture, Israeli innovators are coming up with ideas that make our lives safer, easier, and more efficient....

April 17, 2015 2:13 pm

How Sweet It Is

In 2012 a television series called Magic City appeared on Starz Network and ran for two seasons. It depicted the glamor and sleaze of Miami...

April 13, 2015 2:15 pm

Examining the Mezuzah

According to the Biblical narrative, when the Children of Israel were still in Egypt they were commanded to prepare in various ways for the Exodus...

April 9, 2015 11:52 am

UK May Fire 100 Islamist Educators in ‘Trojan Horse’ Scandal

At least 100 Islamist teachers and teaching assistants implicated in last year's "Trojan Horse" teaching scandal in Birmingham, England may face lifetime teaching bans. Last June, the...

April 7, 2015 5:48 pm

UJA and Jewish Communal Fund Must Reject the New Israel Fund

The State of Israel is under assault by a campaign that is partially financed by Jewish-American donors. There are a number of organizations supported by the...

April 7, 2015 5:30 pm

Educational Integration: Time to Set an Example for Israeli Children

JNS.org - The unfortunate truth is that Israeli society is still afraid of people with disabilities. I say "still" because, back in 1988, Israel passed...

April 2, 2015 12:23 pm

Temple Institute Recreates Ancient Korban Pesach (Passover Offering)

JNS.org - Two days before the eve of the Passover holiday, the Temple Institute, a non-profit educational organization located in the Jewish quarter of...

Culture

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the...

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a...

Features

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

World

Israeli Spokesman: Attempts by BDS Movement to Paint False Image of Success...

An Israeli government representative slammed the BDS movement on Friday for falsely implying that a prominent US literary society had...

Israel

Watchdog: Human Rights Watch ‘Deeply Implicated in BDS and Other Form...

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is “deeply implicated in BDS and other forms of political warfare” against the Jewish state, a...

Middle East

Ex-Top Israeli Official: Iran ‘Far More Dangerous’ Post-Nuclear Deal, S...

Rather than becoming more moderate -- as promised by the Obama administration during its marketing of the July 2015 Iran...

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