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After 250 Years at Touro Synagogue, Jewish History is Alive and Well in Newport

JNS.org - NEWPORT, RI—It is best known as one of America's most celebrated and picturesque seaside towns, a summer playground for the rich,...

January 24, 2014 2:05 am
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Polish Righteous Among the Nations Honored at Yad Vashem

JERUSALEM - Yad Vashem held an event on January 16 to posthumously honor a Polish woman, Maria Zurawska, as Righteous Among the Nations. The medal and certificate of honor were accepted by her daughter Bronislawa...

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 most intractable? This is the issue of recognizing the Jewish nature...

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...

January 3, 2014 2:57 pm
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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...

January 2, 2014 8:35 am
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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...

December 30, 2013 2:13 pm
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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
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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
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Haaretz Shames Itself on the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

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

January 24, 2014 2:05 am
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After 250 Years at Touro Synagogue, Jewish History is Alive and Well in Newport

JNS.org - NEWPORT, RI—It is best known as one of America's most celebrated and picturesque seaside towns, a summer playground for the rich, a...

January 21, 2014 8:33 am
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Polish Righteous Among the Nations Honored at Yad Vashem

JERUSALEM - Yad Vashem held an event on January 16 to posthumously honor a Polish woman, Maria Zurawska, as Righteous Among the Nations. The medal...

January 20, 2014 2:19 pm
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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 the...

January 10, 2014 5:18 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

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...

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...

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