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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....

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

British Parliamentary Candidate Suspended Over Wildly Antisemitic Social Me...

Britain's Liberal Democrat Party has suspended one of its candidates in the forthcoming June 8 General Election over a series...

Israel

Israeli Female Entrepreneurs Talk About What Makes ‘Silicon Wadi̵...

In a video published by Mercedes-Benz on YouTube last week, three Israeli female entrepreneurs talked about the Jewish state's start-up...

Middle East

Palestinian Terrorist Who Murdered British Student to Receive Monthly PA St...

JNS.org - The Palestinian terrorist who murdered a British student in Jerusalem earlier this month will receive a stipend of approximately...

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