Wednesday, September 28th | 25 Elul 5776

Close

Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.

Subscribe

Jewish History

If You Only Have 24 Hours in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A city with as much history and culture as Jerusalem compels visitors to spend quite a bit of time exploring the many sites...

August 18, 2015 10:22 am
0

Dead Sea Scrolls Come to California

JNS.org - The California Science Center is hosting a limited-time exhibition of the Dead Sea Scrolls, considered to be the most significant archaeological find of the last century. Currently, the display includes 10 recently discovered scrolls...

The Most Important Lesson From Hungary’s Jewish Past

When my father died, he left me his prayer books and a beautifully bound tabletop book, entitled “The Gold Album”- printed in Budapest, Hungary, in 1938. Feeling nostalgic, I recently read that book cover to cover. By the time I was done, I...

From Gaza to Halutza: 10 Years After Pullout, Stories From the New Frontier

JNS.org - Standing on a hill overlooking B’nei Netzarim, one of the small communities that comprise Halutza in the southwestern Negev desert, one can see a dry, rocky sandscape spread all around. The sky seems a little...

August 7, 2015 10:56 am
1

Jewish Family to Get Back Stolen Stradivarius Violin After 35 Years

JNS.org - U.S. authorities announced on Thursday that they have recovered a rare 18th-century violin that...

July 28, 2015 1:24 pm
1

Gaza Disengagement Reflections Pour In a Decade Later

JNS.org - This August marks the 10-year anniversary of Israel's unilateral pullout from the Gaza Strip. In the...

July 24, 2015 11:20 am
12

Art Can Inspire Faith; It Can Also Empower Destructive Ideologies

A June 2015 art exhibit, "The Transformative Power of Art," at the United Nations headquarters...

July 24, 2015 11:17 am
2

Tisha B’Av is a Reminder: Don’t Repeat Mistakes of the Past

“Those who cannot learn from history are condemned to repeat it.” George Santayana was not...

July 21, 2015 1:20 pm
0

Tissue Samples From Holocaust Victims Found in French Lab

JNS.org - A researcher has discovered the 70-year-old remains of Jewish victims of Holocaust-era gas chambers...

August 18, 2015 10:22 am
0

If You Only Have 24 Hours in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A city with as much history and culture as Jerusalem compels visitors to spend quite a bit of time exploring the many sites and...

August 18, 2015 10:11 am
0

Dead Sea Scrolls Come to California

JNS.org - The California Science Center is hosting a limited-time exhibition of the Dead Sea Scrolls, considered to be the most significant archaeological find of the...

August 17, 2015 7:11 am
11

The Most Important Lesson From Hungary’s Jewish Past

When my father died, he left me his prayer books and a beautifully bound tabletop book, entitled “The Gold Album”- printed in Budapest, Hungary, in 1938. Feeling nostalgic, I recently...

August 14, 2015 12:26 pm
0

From Gaza to Halutza: 10 Years After Pullout, Stories From the New Frontier

JNS.org - Standing on a hill overlooking B’nei Netzarim, one of the small communities that comprise Halutza in the southwestern Negev desert, one can see a...

August 7, 2015 10:56 am
1

Jewish Family to Get Back Stolen Stradivarius Violin After 35 Years

JNS.org - U.S. authorities announced on Thursday that they have recovered a rare 18th-century violin that was stolen from Jewish violinist Roman Totenberg in 1980. The Stradivarius violin...

July 28, 2015 1:24 pm
1

Gaza Disengagement Reflections Pour In a Decade Later

JNS.org - This August marks the 10-year anniversary of Israel's unilateral pullout from the Gaza Strip. In the summer of 2005, then Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon ordered the...

July 24, 2015 11:20 am
12

Art Can Inspire Faith; It Can Also Empower Destructive Ideologies

A June 2015 art exhibit, "The Transformative Power of Art," at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, harnessed the universal language of art...

July 24, 2015 11:17 am
2

Tisha B’Av is a Reminder: Don’t Repeat Mistakes of the Past

“Those who cannot learn from history are condemned to repeat it.” George Santayana was not referring to Israel, but he might have been. When all...

July 21, 2015 1:20 pm
0

Tissue Samples From Holocaust Victims Found in French Lab

JNS.org - A researcher has discovered the 70-year-old remains of Jewish victims of Holocaust-era gas chambers at a medical research facility in Strasbourg, France. Along with tissue samples,...

July 16, 2015 11:02 am
0

Thief Returns Ancient Roman Artifacts: ‘They Brought Me Nothing But Trouble’

A pair of ancient Roman trebuchet stones were discovered outside a museum in southern Israel on Monday, accompanied by a cryptic note. The artifacts were identified as...

July 9, 2015 1:34 pm
0

After Court Ruling, Kafka Papers Go to Israeli National Library

After decades of legal wrangling, a Tel Aviv District Court has awarded custody of the estate of Max Brod, Franz Kafka's friend and publisher, to the National Library...

July 6, 2015 4:30 pm
5

Dutch Man Discovers Message Written by Jewish Couple Who Hid in His House During the Holocaust

A Dutch man discovered a last will of sorts inscribed by a Jewish couple from Amsterdam who hid in his house during the Holocaust, Israel's NRG reported on Monday. In the message, the...

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...

World

Most British Jews Think Country’s Labour Party is Too Tolerant of Ant...

JNS.org - A remarkable majority of British Jews believe the country's Labour party is too tolerant of antisemitism, according to a...

Israel

Anti-Israel Activists Join Hamas and Hezbollah in Celebrating Death of Form...

While the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres drew countless heartfelt condolence messages from around the world on Wednesday,...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Claim Possession of Missiles That Can Rea...

A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Tuesday that Iran is in possession of missiles that can hit Israel. Iran's...

Algemeiner.com