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Spirituality/Tradition

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...

August 3, 2016 6:34 am

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 last year, is fighting to save the tomb of the...

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 that if we don't witness its rebuilding, it's as if...

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 earlier this month during the premier joint meeting of the...

July 29, 2016 4:06 am

How to Handle the Law in Extraordinary Times

The news this past week has been overwhelming, and we have been inundated with stories...

July 28, 2016 4:56 am

Living in Israel and Dealing With Loss From Abroad

JNS.org - Living in Israel comes with many hardships, some of them known and some of...

July 26, 2016 6:56 am

Judaism, Yoga and Eastern Spirituality

Before coming to Israel, I had a great deal of confusion as to how yoga...

July 26, 2016 6:24 am

Your Word Is Your Bond, So Keep It

This week’s parsha opens with an account of the laws of vows and oaths. What...

July 24, 2016 2:57 am

Kosher Wine: Myths and Facts

There’s always one. In every crowd, at least one. “Oh, I don’t want that kosher wine” -- the word...

August 3, 2016 6:34 am

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

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

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

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...

July 29, 2016 4:06 am

How to Handle the Law in Extraordinary Times

The news this past week has been overwhelming, and we have been inundated with stories -- the dreadful murder of a priest in France by ISIS-inspired...

July 28, 2016 4:56 am

Living in Israel and Dealing With Loss From Abroad

JNS.org - Living in Israel comes with many hardships, some of them known and some of them unknown. I expected certain dilemmas with the language, bureaucracy,...

July 26, 2016 6:56 am

Judaism, Yoga and Eastern Spirituality

Before coming to Israel, I had a great deal of confusion as to how yoga could fit into a Jewish lifestyle. How could I practice...

July 26, 2016 6:24 am

Your Word Is Your Bond, So Keep It

This week’s parsha opens with an account of the laws of vows and oaths. What is it doing here near the end of the book...

July 24, 2016 2:57 am

Kosher Wine: Myths and Facts

There’s always one. In every crowd, at least one. “Oh, I don’t want that kosher wine” -- the word "kosher" said with such disdain as to indicate he thinks it’s...

July 24, 2016 2:47 am

Looking to Judaism for Advice on How to Behave the Morning After the US Election

The most remarkable thing about the failed coup in Turkey last week is how utterly unremarkable it actually was. While this particular coup was unsuccessful,...

July 22, 2016 3:40 am

Curses Into Blessings

Even an elementary approach to Parshat Balak demonstrates that, in the long run, our enemies are unable to curse us, because The Holy One will...

July 22, 2016 3:28 am

CUFI Promotes Supporting Israel as a Core Christian Value

JNS.org - While much of the media focused on the recent terror attack in Nice, the failed coup in Turkey and the Republican National Convention, thousands...

July 22, 2016 3:25 am

Conversion Confusion

We know well enough by now that the status of conversions to Judaism is an unholy, inconsistent, politicized and often corrupt mess. As a people...

July 21, 2016 3:41 pm

Israeli Trailblazer Dean Kremer Brings Jewish Values to Nascent Pro Baseball Career

JNS.org - Other than being part of the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, Sandy Koufax and Dean Kremer have something else in common: a respect for Jewish...

Culture

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

JNS.org -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent...

Ivanka Trump Shares Snapshot of Kosher Inauguration Cake Featuring Mini Donald

President-elect Donald Trump's Jewish daughter, Ivanka, posted a picture on Instagram of a...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

President Donald Trump Promises ‘Robust’ First 100 Days

The moment Donald Trump swears the oath of office and lifts his hand from the Bible as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, the clock begins on his...

Israel

Netanyahu Congratulates President Trump on Inauguration; Says He Looks Forw...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a congratulatory message to new US President Donald Trump as he took office on...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Reaping Economic Rewards in Syria

Iran's government and entities close to the elite Revolutionary Guards have signed major economic contracts with Syria, reaping what appear to be lucrative rewards for helping President Bashar al-Assad regain...

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