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National Jewish Community Relations Umbrella Names New CEO

JNS.org - The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA), an umbrella organization representing 125 Jewish community relations councils (JCRCs) across the United States, this week...

December 11, 2015 1:12 pm
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Paris Attacks Shed Light on Aliyah in Good Times and Bad

JNS.org - Thousands of Israelis gathered in Tel Aviv on Saturday evening to express a type of grief they know all too well, following the murderous terrorist attacks in Paris. The Israeli interior minister told the French ambassador,...

62-Year-Old Singer Michael Bolton Celebrates Impromptu ‘Bar Mitzvah’ at Western Wall

American singer songwriter Michael Bolton was spontaneously bar mitzvahed at the Western Wall in Jerusalem during his trip to Israel last month, a rabbi revealed on Wednesday. The Jewish musician, 62, stopped by a Chabad tefillin...

Style Icon Wants Jewish Designer to Replace Dior Creative Director Fired for Antisemitic Tirade

Fashion icon Fern Mallis has suggested that a Jewish designer would be an appropriate choice for the role of creative director at Christian Dior, a position held by the controversial John Galliano before he was fired...

November 10, 2015 2:00 pm
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Report: Actress Zooey Deschanel Converted to Judaism Before Tying the Knot

Actress Zooey Deschanel converted to Judaism before marrying Jewish producer Jacob Pechenik in June, US Weekly reported on...

November 9, 2015 4:07 pm
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Shock Jock Howard Stern’s Orthodox Daughter Hosts Shabbat Dinners on Friday Nights

Instead of participating in New York City's vibrant nightlife scene, controversial radio super-star Howard Stern's eldest...

October 26, 2015 4:28 pm
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Eichmann Daughter-in-Law Defends Nazi’s Holocaust Actions, Leaves Mayor Race

JNS.org - Carmen Bretin Lindemann, a daughter-in-law of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, has withdrawn her...

October 23, 2015 12:19 pm
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1,300 Israeli Americans Attend Group’s Second National Conference

JNS.org - The fast-growing Israeli American Council (IAC) recently drew 1,300 Israeli Americans to its second...

October 14, 2015 10:20 am
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In ‘Holy Flash Mob,’ Shabbat Project Rallies 5,000 Partners Across 500 Cities

JNS.org - Hundreds of thousands of Jews. Hundreds of thousands of challahs, candlesticks, and zemirot (Jewish...

September 11, 2015 11:30 am

A Welcome and Warning to French Jews

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September 11, 2015 5:15 am

My Non-Birthright Experience with Birthright

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September 1, 2015 10:21 am

Nonkosher Food for Thought

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December 11, 2015 1:12 pm
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National Jewish Community Relations Umbrella Names New CEO

JNS.org - The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA), an umbrella organization representing 125 Jewish community relations councils (JCRCs) across the United States, this week named...

November 19, 2015 7:38 am
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Paris Attacks Shed Light on Aliyah in Good Times and Bad

JNS.org - Thousands of Israelis gathered in Tel Aviv on Saturday evening to express a type of grief they know all too well, following the murderous...

November 18, 2015 2:49 pm
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62-Year-Old Singer Michael Bolton Celebrates Impromptu ‘Bar Mitzvah’ at Western Wall

American singer songwriter Michael Bolton was spontaneously bar mitzvahed at the Western Wall in Jerusalem during his trip to Israel last month, a rabbi revealed...

November 11, 2015 3:18 pm
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Style Icon Wants Jewish Designer to Replace Dior Creative Director Fired for Antisemitic Tirade

Fashion icon Fern Mallis has suggested that a Jewish designer would be an appropriate choice for the role of creative director at Christian Dior, a position...

November 10, 2015 2:00 pm
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Report: Actress Zooey Deschanel Converted to Judaism Before Tying the Knot

Actress Zooey Deschanel converted to Judaism before marrying Jewish producer Jacob Pechenik in June, US Weekly reported on Monday. An insider told the publication that the New Girl actress,...

November 9, 2015 4:07 pm
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Shock Jock Howard Stern’s Orthodox Daughter Hosts Shabbat Dinners on Friday Nights

Instead of participating in New York City's vibrant nightlife scene, controversial radio super-star Howard Stern's eldest child spends her Friday nights hosting large Shabbat dinners as part...

October 26, 2015 4:28 pm
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Eichmann Daughter-in-Law Defends Nazi’s Holocaust Actions, Leaves Mayor Race

JNS.org - Carmen Bretin Lindemann, a daughter-in-law of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, has withdrawn her candidacy for mayor in the northeastern village of Garupa in...

October 23, 2015 12:19 pm
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1,300 Israeli Americans Attend Group’s Second National Conference

JNS.org - The fast-growing Israeli American Council (IAC) recently drew 1,300 Israeli Americans to its second annual national national conference in Washington, DC, with conference sessions...

October 14, 2015 10:20 am
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In ‘Holy Flash Mob,’ Shabbat Project Rallies 5,000 Partners Across 500 Cities

JNS.org - Hundreds of thousands of Jews. Hundreds of thousands of challahs, candlesticks, and zemirot (Jewish songs). Havdalah. From Oct. 23-24, Jews of all ages, levels of...

September 11, 2015 11:30 am
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A Welcome and Warning to French Jews

This year's figures for immigration to Israel from France are not yet in, as such statistics are not calculated according to the Hebrew calendar. But...

September 11, 2015 5:15 am
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My Non-Birthright Experience with Birthright

JNS.org -  Chances are, if you are Jewish and have a close connection with a young Jewish adult, you have heard of Taglit-Birthright Israel. Most...

September 1, 2015 10:21 am
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Nonkosher Food for Thought

Last week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paid a three-day visit to Italy. On Thursday, he attended the Israeli pavilion at the Expo Milano 2015. As head...

Features

Middle East Reporting Through the Eyes of an Evangelical Christian

JNS.org - Despite the increasing number of terror attacks in the United States, for...

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...

World

University of Waterloo Students Vote to Defund Anti-Israel ‘Public Intere...

Students at Canada's University of Waterloo voted on Thursday to defund an anti-Israel group responsible for promoting last year’s failed motion...

Israel

New Survey: Israeli and US Jews Differ Dramatically on What They See as Big...

Jews in Israel and the US differ dramatically on what they see as the most important problem facing the Jewish...

Middle East

Netanyahu, Abbas Shake Hands, Exchange Greetings at Peres Funeral

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shook hands and exchanged brief words at the funeral on Friday of Shimon Peres, the former Israeli leader who won...

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