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Jewish Literature

ADL’s Foxman Analyzes Intersection of Online Hate and Free Speech in New Book (INTERVIEW)

JNS.org - Abraham H. Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), on June 4 is releasing his new book VIRAL HATE: Containing Its...

May 30, 2013 11:37 am

Heads Up!

Perspective. What a difference it can make. How we look, where we look and the way we look at things always colors our impressions. In this week's Parsha (Bible portion), the word Ur'eetem - And you...

How Saul Bellow ‘Blew It’ With the Holocaust, Changed His Tune After Six Day War

LOS ANGELES—Born in Canada into an immigrant Jewish family in 1915, Nobel Prize-winning author Saul Bellow had a traditional Jewish upbringing, which included Torah study, Talmud, and Hebrew. Yet Rabbi David Wolpe observes that Bellow...

Is ‘Terrorism’ Racist Term, UK’s Guardian Asks; Ignores 70% Terror Deaths By Islamists

Recent posts I've written at CiF Watch about the Guardian's appalling use of the term "political  prisoner" to characterize violent Palestinian terrorists who murdered, or attempted to murder, innocent civilians proved warranted on these...

April 18, 2013 9:03 am

Eternally Grateful

Respecting our parents seems to become more difficult as we get older. When we were...

April 11, 2013 3:14 am

Speak Nicely, But Clearly

That the Torah (Bible)  speaks in refined language is a principle of Biblical studies. The...

April 4, 2013 8:14 am

Siblings in Synch

The Jewish People had been busy inaugurating the Mishkan, the sanctuary in the wilderness and...

March 15, 2013 2:29 am

Jewish Reading Reviews

Reading has always been one of my favorite hobbies and I find it thoroughly...

March 15, 2013 2:17 am

Bulls and Lambs

Not only animal rights groups have difficulty with this week's Parsha (bible portion). Many if...

February 14, 2013 1:33 am

Going for Gold

January 23, 2013 1:11 am

To be a Leader of the Jewish People

January 16, 2013 1:30 am

Freedom’s Defense

January 9, 2013 9:17 am

Of Lice and Men

January 2, 2013 2:29 am

Who is a Jewish Leader?

May 30, 2013 11:37 am

ADL’s Foxman Analyzes Intersection of Online Hate and Free Speech in New Book (INTERVIEW)

JNS.org - Abraham H. Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), on June 4 is releasing his new book VIRAL HATE: Containing Its Spread...

May 29, 2013 8:52 am

Heads Up!

Perspective. What a difference it can make. How we look, where we look and the way we look at things always colors our impressions. In this...

May 7, 2013 2:15 pm

How Saul Bellow ‘Blew It’ With the Holocaust, Changed His Tune After Six Day War

LOS ANGELES—Born in Canada into an immigrant Jewish family in 1915, Nobel Prize-winning author Saul Bellow had a traditional Jewish upbringing, which included Torah study,...

April 23, 2013 1:44 pm

Is ‘Terrorism’ Racist Term, UK’s Guardian Asks; Ignores 70% Terror Deaths By Islamists

Recent posts I've written at CiF Watch about the Guardian's appalling use of the term "political  prisoner" to characterize violent Palestinian terrorists who murdered,...

April 18, 2013 9:03 am

Eternally Grateful

Respecting our parents seems to become more difficult as we get older. When we were small, we didn't really have much choice. We were totally...

April 11, 2013 3:14 am

Speak Nicely, But Clearly

That the Torah (Bible)  speaks in refined language is a principle of Biblical studies. The classic example is back in the story of Noah. There,...

April 4, 2013 8:14 am

Siblings in Synch

The Jewish People had been busy inaugurating the Mishkan, the sanctuary in the wilderness and G-d's first official dwelling place on earth. A whole week...

March 15, 2013 2:29 am

Jewish Reading Reviews

Reading has always been one of my favorite hobbies and I find it thoroughly enjoyable.  Books always allow us to seek further knowledge,...

March 15, 2013 2:17 am

Bulls and Lambs

Not only animal rights groups have difficulty with this week's Parsha (bible portion). Many if not most people in our modern era have a problem...

February 14, 2013 1:33 am

Going for Gold

Did you know that, according to the Midrash (commentary), gold was only created to beautify the Beit Hamikdash, our holy temple in Jerusalem. That's right....

January 23, 2013 1:11 am

To be a Leader of the Jewish People

"That day, G-d saved Israel from the hands of the Egyptians . . . The Israelites saw the great power G-d had displayed against...

January 16, 2013 1:30 am

Freedom’s Defense

And you shall explain to your child on that day, 'It is because of what the Lord did for me when I went free from Egypt'. It...

January 9, 2013 9:17 am

Of Lice and Men

Throughout all Egypt the dust turned into lice. But when the magicians tried to produce lice by their secret arts, they could not....

January 2, 2013 2:29 am

Who is a Jewish Leader?

The sedra (Bible portion) of Shemot, in a series of finely etched vignettes, paints a portrait of the life of Moses, culminating in the moment...

Culture

Jay-Z Refutes Accusations of Antisemitic Lyrics: ‘It Was an Exaggeration’

Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z has slammed claims that lyrics on his recently released album included...

Hollywood Pays Tribute to Iconic Jewish Comic Jerry Lewis Following His Death at Age 91

A number of celebrities shared tributes to comedic legend Jerry Lewis, who died...

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Features

Palestinian Authority Payments to Terrorists Far Exceed Regular Welfare Payments

Palestinian terrorists and their families are receiving far higher payments than Palestinian welfare...

Jewish Beard Growers Strive to Be the Face of Global Facial Hair Showdown

JNS.org - Visitors to the Otto Weidt Workshop for the Blind Museum in Berlin often meet Haim...

With Kurdistan, Israel May Gain ‘Stable, Tolerant’ Ally in Fight Against Islamic Extremism

JNS.org - During the last several years, Israel has witnessed the crumbling...

World

What’s in a Translation? Atlanta School Reflects on ‘Mein Kampf...

Students at a prestigious independent school in Atlanta are reaching the end of a hot summer embroiled in a controversy...

Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu Meets With Visiting Bipartisan US Congressional Delega...

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Tuesday with a bipartisan delegation from the US Congress, thanking the lawmakers for...

Middle East

Lebanese Beauty Queen Stripped of Title After Israel Visit Revealed

JNS.org – A winner of a Lebanese beauty pageant has been stripped of her title after it was revealed she visited Israel. Dual Swedish-Lebanese citizen Amanda Hanna, who won the Miss Lebanon...

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