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Spirituality/Tradition

What Separates Humans From Animals Is Our Connection to God

The headline was arresting enough to grab my attention: “Orangutans Exhibit Human-Like Speech for the First Time on Record.” Intrigued by the thought of...

August 5, 2016 1:50 am
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What Is True Modesty?

In the world we live in, there seems to be little room for modesty. Where absolutely every nook and cranny of the human body is easily available on the Internet and teens see more pornography...

Christian Supermodel Miranda Kerr Says She Keeps Mystical Jewish Text in Her Handbag for a ‘Little Protection’ (VIDEO)

Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr revealed during a recent interview that she keeps in her purse a copy of The Zohar, the foundational text of Jewish mystical thought known as Kabbalah. The former Victoria's Secret model told Beauticate.com...

Yad Vashem Opens Two Online Sports Exhibits Prior to Olympics

This week, as the sports world focuses on Rio de Janeiro, Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, commemorates athletes that may not have earned a gold medal in competition, but certainly possessed hearts of...

August 4, 2016 4:00 am
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One Israeli Nurse to Another: A Love Story

JNS.org - Elie Schiff will tell you flat out that she was born into a family...

August 3, 2016 7:24 am
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Can Different Jews Unite for the High Holidays?

JNS.org - In April 2015 – in the aftermath of the death of 25-year-old African-American man...

August 3, 2016 7:20 am
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Nine Ways to Celebrate the High Holidays Without Stepping Foot in a Shul

JNS.org - There is a lot of beauty to the traditional synagogue experience. However, a traditional...

August 3, 2016 7:15 am
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National Geographic Helps Jewish Children Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Can a children’s book about the Jewish High Holidays help advance world peace? A new...

August 3, 2016 6:34 am
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Colorado’s Camp Ramah Builds Bridges by Welcoming Jewish-Mexicans

JNS.org - At a time when Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has promised that if elected,...

August 5, 2016 1:50 am
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What Separates Humans From Animals Is Our Connection to God

The headline was arresting enough to grab my attention: “Orangutans Exhibit Human-Like Speech for the First Time on Record.” Intrigued by the thought of talking...

August 5, 2016 1:39 am
4

What Is True Modesty?

In the world we live in, there seems to be little room for modesty. Where absolutely every nook and cranny of the human body is...

August 4, 2016 12:45 pm
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Christian Supermodel Miranda Kerr Says She Keeps Mystical Jewish Text in Her Handbag for a ‘Little Protection’ (VIDEO)

Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr revealed during a recent interview that she keeps in her purse a copy of The Zohar, the foundational text of Jewish mystical...

August 4, 2016 6:47 am
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Yad Vashem Opens Two Online Sports Exhibits Prior to Olympics

This week, as the sports world focuses on Rio de Janeiro, Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, commemorates athletes that may not have earned...

August 4, 2016 4:00 am
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One Israeli Nurse to Another: A Love Story

JNS.org - Elie Schiff will tell you flat out that she was born into a family of Zionists. In fact, as far back as she can...

August 3, 2016 7:24 am
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Can Different Jews Unite for the High Holidays?

JNS.org - In April 2015 – in the aftermath of the death of 25-year-old African-American man Freddie Gray inside a police van after being arrested by...

August 3, 2016 7:20 am
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Nine Ways to Celebrate the High Holidays Without Stepping Foot in a Shul

JNS.org - There is a lot of beauty to the traditional synagogue experience. However, a traditional High Holidays service just does not speak to some –...

August 3, 2016 7:15 am
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National Geographic Helps Jewish Children Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Can a children’s book about the Jewish High Holidays help advance world peace? A new edition of an award-winning children’s book author thinks so —...

August 3, 2016 6:34 am
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Colorado’s Camp Ramah Builds Bridges by Welcoming Jewish-Mexicans

JNS.org - At a time when Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has promised that if elected, “We’re going to have a big, beautiful wall” dividing Mexico...

August 2, 2016 10:04 am
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Prophet Nahum Tomb in Iraqi Kurdistan Falling Into Disrepair

JNS.org - Sherd Mamsani, who was appointed the Jewish representative of the Iraqi Kurdistan's Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs by the Kurdish Regional Government...

August 1, 2016 3:49 am
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Rebuilding the Third Temple

If you're looking for the mothership of Jewish guilt, it can be found in our responsibility to rebuild the Third Temple -- Beit Hamikdash. Our sages say...

July 29, 2016 4:19 am
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Jewish and Christian Israel-Supporters Discuss Anti-BDS Efforts in Knesset

JNS.org - “In each and every generation they rise up against us to destroy us,” Israeli MK Aliza Lavie (Yesh Atid) reminded a packed Knesset hall...

Features

Middle East Reporting Through the Eyes of an Evangelical Christian

JNS.org - Despite the increasing number of terror attacks in the United States, for...

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...

World

UNICEF Says Boko Haram Responsible for 75,000 Starving Children

JNS.org - The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said that up to 75,000 Nigerian children could starve to death due to conditions created by the Islamist terrorist organization Boko Haram, the Associated...

Israel

Abbas Draws Fire From Palestinians for Appearing to Cry at Peres Funeral

An image that appeared to show Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas crying at the funeral of the late Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem on Friday drew angry responses on...

Middle East

Netanyahu, Abbas Shake Hands, Exchange Greetings at Peres Funeral

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shook hands and exchanged brief words at the funeral on Friday of Shimon Peres, the former Israeli leader who won...

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