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Why is it So Difficult for Jews to Find the Positive?

This is the time of year for travel! One of the most visited tourist sites worldwide is the Vatican. According to the Wall Street...

June 11, 2015 6:06 pm
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Don’t Get Trapped in the Past: The Best of Times is Now

God bless Barack Obama! He always makes my juices flow! He did it once again last week in an interview he had with Jeffrey Goldberg from The Atlantic Magazine, when he made the simple, seemingly...

Have the Yazidis Been Forgotten by the International Community?

Nearly one year ago, global media and public opinion raged over the humanitarian crisis and near genocide facing the Yazidi population of northern Iraq at the hands of the Islamic State. At that time, major western...

Seeking Triple Crown, American Pharaoh Jockey Prays at Rabbi Schneerson’s Grave (VIDEO)

Jockey Victor Espinoza prayed for success at the grave of the Grand Lubavitcher Rebbe in Queens, New York on Thursday as he hopes to ride the first Triple Crown-winning horse in 37 years, CBS News reported. The Mexico native, who will...

June 5, 2015 12:37 pm
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Corruption at FIFA

You know someone is unsavory if Vladimir Putin defends him. Thank goodness Sepp Blatter, the...

June 2, 2015 3:44 pm
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Human Rights Activist ‘Punks’ Saudi Arabia Over Treatment of Gays

The Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission (SACM) held its annual celebration and job fair last...

May 20, 2015 12:54 pm
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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...

May 15, 2015 1:27 pm
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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...

May 14, 2015 5:31 pm
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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...

June 11, 2015 6:06 pm
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Why is it So Difficult for Jews to Find the Positive?

This is the time of year for travel! One of the most visited tourist sites worldwide is the Vatican. According to the Wall Street Journal,...

June 8, 2015 7:25 am
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Don’t Get Trapped in the Past: The Best of Times is Now

God bless Barack Obama! He always makes my juices flow! He did it once again last week in an interview he had with Jeffrey Goldberg...

June 7, 2015 11:29 am
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Have the Yazidis Been Forgotten by the International Community?

Nearly one year ago, global media and public opinion raged over the humanitarian crisis and near genocide facing the Yazidi population of northern Iraq at...

June 5, 2015 12:51 pm
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Seeking Triple Crown, American Pharaoh Jockey Prays at Rabbi Schneerson’s Grave (VIDEO)

Jockey Victor Espinoza prayed for success at the grave of the Grand Lubavitcher Rebbe in Queens, New York on Thursday as he hopes to ride the first Triple...

June 5, 2015 12:37 pm
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Corruption at FIFA

You know someone is unsavory if Vladimir Putin defends him. Thank goodness Sepp Blatter, the recently reelected president of FIFA, has finally resigned. Or so...

June 2, 2015 3:44 pm
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Human Rights Activist ‘Punks’ Saudi Arabia Over Treatment of Gays

The Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission (SACM) held its annual celebration and job fair last month just outside Washington, D.C. The four-day event begun on...

May 20, 2015 12:54 pm
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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 recently...

May 15, 2015 1:27 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Features

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

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Friday won a qualifying round for the...

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

Ambassador John Bolton: Netanyahu’s Behavior, Strategy ‘Sensibl...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is doing what is sensible, from the perspective of a leader of a country whose...

Middle East

Shocking Footage Shows Real-Time Suicide-Bombing by ISIS Terrorist Bursting...

A shocking new video purportedly shows an ISIS terrorist blowing himself up during a meeting of the Free Syrian Army rebel...

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