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Keeping Kosher, Eating Healthily

Not a week goes by without a new fad diet hitting the headlines. Each promises countless health benefits and longevity, while guaranteeing sustainable weight loss, and...

August 19, 2016 2:20 am
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Shabbat Nachamu in Jerusalem, 1920

The Haftorah read on Shabbat Nachamu, which follows Tisha B’Av, expresses the message of comfort conveyed by the prophet Isaiah to a bereaved nation soon to endure a prolonged exile for more than two and a...

The Power of Asking Why

In a much-watched TED talk, Simon Sinek asked the question: how do great leaders inspire action? What made people like Martin Luther King and Steve Jobs stand out from their contemporaries who may have been no...

A Daughter Weds in Jerusalem

Next week, our daughter Shterny will wed in Jerusalem. It would have been easier, obviously, to have the wedding in the United States. But there is no substitute for a wedding amid the holiness and...

August 15, 2016 6:09 am
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How to Use Your Judaism to Lose Weight

JNS.org - Cholent on Shabbat day. Brisket on Rosh Hashanah. Matzo balls and challah – lots...

August 12, 2016 3:38 am
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Tisha B’Av and the Nature of Evil

The period of mourning for the destruction of our two Jerusalem temples does not seem...

August 12, 2016 3:34 am
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Mourning the Temple

The Temple has been the most significant building in Jewish history. The Fast of Av...

August 12, 2016 3:28 am
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Why People Hate God, and Why They’re Wrong

My late father insisted that religion was bad for the world, because it caused so many wars....

August 10, 2016 6:35 am
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How to Grow Old Gracefully, Successfully and With Joy

On March 27, 2012, to celebrate the diamond jubilee of the Queen, an ancient ceremony...

August 19, 2016 2:20 am
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Keeping Kosher, Eating Healthily

Not a week goes by without a new fad diet hitting the headlines. Each promises countless health benefits and longevity, while guaranteeing sustainable weight loss, and each...

August 19, 2016 2:09 am
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Shabbat Nachamu in Jerusalem, 1920

The Haftorah read on Shabbat Nachamu, which follows Tisha B’Av, expresses the message of comfort conveyed by the prophet Isaiah to a bereaved nation soon...

August 17, 2016 6:41 am
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The Power of Asking Why

In a much-watched TED talk, Simon Sinek asked the question: how do great leaders inspire action? What made people like Martin Luther King and Steve Jobs...

August 16, 2016 6:10 am
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A Daughter Weds in Jerusalem

Next week, our daughter Shterny will wed in Jerusalem. It would have been easier, obviously, to have the wedding in the United States. But there...

August 15, 2016 6:09 am
1

How to Use Your Judaism to Lose Weight

JNS.org - Cholent on Shabbat day. Brisket on Rosh Hashanah. Matzo balls and challah – lots of challah. Jews love food, and much of Jewish culture...

August 12, 2016 3:38 am
3

Tisha B’Av and the Nature of Evil

The period of mourning for the destruction of our two Jerusalem temples does not seem to fit with the idea that Judaism is underpinned by...

August 12, 2016 3:34 am
3

Mourning the Temple

The Temple has been the most significant building in Jewish history. The Fast of Av commemorates two occasions when it, Jerusalem and the Jewish state...

August 12, 2016 3:28 am
1

Why People Hate God, and Why They’re Wrong

My late father insisted that religion was bad for the world, because it caused so many wars. I tried for years to convince him otherwise (unsuccessfully, of course),...

August 10, 2016 6:35 am
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How to Grow Old Gracefully, Successfully and With Joy

On March 27, 2012, to celebrate the diamond jubilee of the Queen, an ancient ceremony took place at Buckingham Palace. A number of institutions presented...

August 10, 2016 5:20 am
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It’s Easy to Be an Atheist if You Ignore Science

Although the general public is disconcertingly unaware of it, it is a fact that scientists do not have even the slightest clue as to how life...

August 8, 2016 7:03 am
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Tisha B’Av in the Warsaw Ghetto, 1942

Before the Germans captured the city of Warsaw in the 1939 Blitzkrieg, there were 360,000 Jews in the Polish capital. Its Jews were forced into...

August 5, 2016 4:13 am
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‘Jews Have Fashion in Our Blood,’ Say Organizers of New York Event Highlighting Israeli Designers (INTERVIEW)

Two Jewish fashion mavins who are organizing events during New York Fashion Week in September to highlight the work of Israeli designers told The Algemeiner on Thursday about the...

Features

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The...

World

Ambassador John Bolton: Netanyahu’s Behavior, Strategy ‘Sensibl...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is doing what is sensible, from the perspective of a leader of a country whose...

Middle East

Shocking Footage Shows Real-Time Suicide-Bombing by ISIS Terrorist Bursting...

A shocking new video purportedly shows an ISIS terrorist blowing himself up during a meeting of the Free Syrian Army rebel...

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