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PLO Foreign Minister: If Jews Have History in Israel, Then We Don’t

From an interview in Asharq al-Awsat of Palestinian Arab Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki: Q: You said that there are a number of contentious issues. Which is...

January 20, 2014 2:19 pm

Israeli Museums to Look for Heirs of Nazi-Looted Art

JNS.org - Representatives of Israeli museums and the Company for Location and Restitution of Holocaust Victims' Assets decided Thursday to begin searching for the rightful owners of Nazi-looted art currently in the country's museums...

Perplexed by Food? Dietitians and Medical Institutions Are Increasingly Turning to Maimonides

Recently, a growing number of dietitians and medical institutions have begun prescribing a dose of Maimonides to patients looking to get toned and trim. With various miracle pills, chewing gums and targeted bread or watermelon diets...

If Jesus Was a Jew, How Can the West Bank be Occupied?

Christians worldwide celebrate the birth of Jesus - the birth of a Jewish baby to a Jewish family living in Bethlehem. This man (Yeshu in Hebrew) was circumcised, and lived and prayed as a...

December 30, 2013 2:13 pm

Aliyah on the Rise: 19,200 New Immigrants Arrive in Israel in 2013

Approximately 19,200 immigrants arrived in Israel in 2013, according to data compiled by the Jewish...

December 27, 2013 3:34 pm

Sephardic Group Cautiously Praises Iraqi Government for Recognizing Jewish History

JNS.org - The Sephardic group Jews Indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa...

December 26, 2013 3:07 pm

Haaretz Shames Itself on the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

I rubbed my eyes in disbelief this week when I read an article prominently featured...

December 11, 2013 4:48 pm

Spanish Duke Apologizes for Inquisition Expulsion of Jews from Gibraltar

JNS.org -The Duke of Medina Sidonia, Alonso González de Gregorio y Álvarez de Toledo, has...

December 3, 2013 11:27 am

Will the U.S. Allow Iraq to Steal a Jewish Treasure?

I saw something amazing today. The National Archives of the United States, which houses the...

January 20, 2014 2:19 pm

PLO Foreign Minister: If Jews Have History in Israel, Then We Don’t

From an interview in Asharq al-Awsat of Palestinian Arab Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki: Q: You said that there are a number of contentious issues. Which is the...

January 10, 2014 5:18 pm

Israeli Museums to Look for Heirs of Nazi-Looted Art

JNS.org - Representatives of Israeli museums and the Company for Location and Restitution of Holocaust Victims' Assets decided Thursday to begin searching for the...

January 3, 2014 2:57 pm

Perplexed by Food? Dietitians and Medical Institutions Are Increasingly Turning to Maimonides

Recently, a growing number of dietitians and medical institutions have begun prescribing a dose of Maimonides to patients looking to get toned and trim. With various...

January 2, 2014 8:35 am

If Jesus Was a Jew, How Can the West Bank be Occupied?

Christians worldwide celebrate the birth of Jesus - the birth of a Jewish baby to a Jewish family living in Bethlehem. This man (Yeshu...

December 30, 2013 2:13 pm

Aliyah on the Rise: 19,200 New Immigrants Arrive in Israel in 2013

Approximately 19,200 immigrants arrived in Israel in 2013, according to data compiled by the Jewish Agency for Israel and the Israel Ministry of Immigration and...

December 27, 2013 3:34 pm

Sephardic Group Cautiously Praises Iraqi Government for Recognizing Jewish History

JNS.org - The Sephardic group Jews Indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa (JIMENA) cautiously praised the Iraqi government for its recognition of...

December 26, 2013 3:07 pm

Haaretz Shames Itself on the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

I rubbed my eyes in disbelief this week when I read an article prominently featured on Haaretz website entitled "The Warsaw Ghetto Myth". The story...

December 11, 2013 4:48 pm

Spanish Duke Apologizes for Inquisition Expulsion of Jews from Gibraltar

JNS.org -The Duke of Medina Sidonia, Alonso González de Gregorio y Álvarez de Toledo, has formally apologized to the president of the Jewish community of...

December 3, 2013 11:27 am

Will the U.S. Allow Iraq to Steal a Jewish Treasure?

I saw something amazing today. The National Archives of the United States, which houses the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, hosted an exhibition of...

November 27, 2013 10:57 am

Near East’s Oldest, Largest Wine Cellar Unearthed in Israel, With a Festive Surprise

JNS.org - A team of archeologists has found what it describes as the "oldest and largest palatial wine cellar" ever discovered in the Near...

November 25, 2013 12:06 pm

Archeologists Discover Oldest, Largest Wine Cellar in Near East

JNS.org - A team of archeologists unearthed what it describes as the "oldest and largest palatial wine cellar" ever discovered in the Near East. The...

November 21, 2013 2:53 pm

“ŽRemembering the Holocaust: Ruth Lichtenstein and Project Witness “Ž

It was May 7, 1945, when the Germans signed the surrender agreement that ended World War II, and what we now know as the Holocaust....

November 20, 2013 2:01 pm

What Kristallnacht and Modern-Day Iran Have in Common

November marks the 34th anniversary of the 1979 US embassy siege in Iran, and the 75th anniversary of the Kristallnacht pogrom in Nazi Germany. At first...

November 20, 2013 12:56 pm

Shiloh Altar: Biblical Archaeology Provides Evidence of Ancient Religious Center

JNS.org - For decades archaeologists have been searching for evidence to support the hypothesis that Shiloh served as a religious center in ancient times....

Culture

Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well,...

Israel’s President Honors Philanthropist for Supporting American-Israeli STEM Research

JNS.org -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin honored a media mogul and philanthropist this week...

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

JNS.org -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

Iranian Atomic Energy Chief: If Trump Rips Up Nuclear Deal, We Will ‘Snap...

If newly inaugurated US President Donald Trump nixes the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran’s nuclear program will “snap...

Israel

Netanyahu to Hold First Conversation With President Trump on Sunday Evening

sraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he would later in the day hold his first conversation with Donald Trump since his inauguration as U.S. president.

Middle East

As US Inaugurates New President, Palestinians Protest, Burn Posters of R...

During Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States, West Bank Arabs burned images of the new world...

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