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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...

July 29, 2016 4:06 am
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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, cultural immersion and finances, for example. But there is one...

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 yoga with idols in the background? How could I bow...

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 of Numbers, as the Israelites approach the destination of their...

July 24, 2016 2:57 am
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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...

July 24, 2016 2:47 am
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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...

July 22, 2016 3:40 am
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Curses Into Blessings

Even an elementary approach to Parshat Balak demonstrates that, in the long run, our enemies...

July 22, 2016 3:28 am
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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...

July 22, 2016 3:25 am
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Conversion Confusion

We know well enough by now that the status of conversions to Judaism is an...

July 29, 2016 4:06 am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

July 20, 2016 4:06 am
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Will Laughs Lead to Love on Show About Orthodox Dating?

To date or not to date? That is not the question for most Modern Orthodox singles in New York. The question is when will they find...

July 19, 2016 10:12 am
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Chefs Partner With Holocaust Survivors in Unique Cookbook

JNS.org - In the culmination of a year-long project, a group of Holocaust survivors and leading Israeli chefs on Sunday unveiled a cookbook they wrote together...

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...

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

Radical Group at San Diego State U Cancels Talk by Israeli Activist Who Cal...

An anti-Israel group at San Diego State University (SDSU) has cancelled a lecture by a prominent Israeli anti-Zionist activist --...

Israel

Shimon Peres’ Condition Deteriorates Rapidly; Doctors Fear Organ Fail...

The condition of Israeli statesman Shimon Peres has reportedly deteriorated rapidly in the past day. The 93-year-old liberal icon had been...

Middle East

Israeli Professor: Palestinian Leaders Want One State, Not Two

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority officials have been using a deceptive version of the "two states for two peoples" motto when they speak to different audiences, according to a leading Israeli scholar. Eytan...

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