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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...

July 20, 2016 4:06 am

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 that puts a modern twist on the survivors' culinary memories. During...

Moses’ Disappointment

Hidden beneath the surface of parshat Pinchas, the sages uncovered a story of great poignancy. Moses, having seen his sister and brother die, knew that his own time on earth was coming to a close....

The Gift of Jewish Chaos

The Fractured Republic is a book by Yuval Levin, subtitled “Renewing America’s Social Contract in the Age of Individualism.” He regrets the tendency to think in terms of national concepts rather than communal ones. In...

July 15, 2016 7:36 am

‘This Is Our Moment of Real Zionism’

JNS.org - Russell F. Robinson, CEO of the Jewish National Fund (JNF), believes that Israel has...

July 15, 2016 12:08 am

Can You Enjoy Someone Else’s Success?

One of the most beautiful human virtues is the ability to enjoy the achievements of...

July 15, 2016 12:04 am

Setting the Record Straight on Israel and Orthodox Judaism

JNS.org - The recent op-ed by Yair Sheleg, “Israel’s battle for peace between religion and state,” is troublesome...

July 14, 2016 11:57 pm

Jewish Tourists From US Bring Life, Prayer Back to Unused Portuguese Synagogue

A small synagogue in Portugal, that has remained largely unused for prayer services since the 1960s,...

July 14, 2016 4:40 pm

Jewish Fashionistas From Around the World to Tour ‘Chic Side of Israel’

A delegation of 35 Jewish fashion industry mavens from around the world will travel to Israel...

July 20, 2016 4:06 am

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

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...

July 19, 2016 6:54 am

Moses’ Disappointment

Hidden beneath the surface of parshat Pinchas, the sages uncovered a story of great poignancy. Moses, having seen his sister and brother die, knew that...

July 18, 2016 5:03 am

The Gift of Jewish Chaos

The Fractured Republic is a book by Yuval Levin, subtitled “Renewing America’s Social Contract in the Age of Individualism.” He regrets the tendency to think...

July 15, 2016 7:36 am

‘This Is Our Moment of Real Zionism’

JNS.org - Russell F. Robinson, CEO of the Jewish National Fund (JNF), believes that Israel has reached an important milestone in its development as a nation. “I...

July 15, 2016 12:08 am

Can You Enjoy Someone Else’s Success?

One of the most beautiful human virtues is the ability to enjoy the achievements of others and encourage them to reach even higher goals. It’s...

July 15, 2016 12:04 am

Setting the Record Straight on Israel and Orthodox Judaism

JNS.org - The recent op-ed by Yair Sheleg, “Israel’s battle for peace between religion and state,” is troublesome in several ways. While he portrays himself as a dispassionate...

July 14, 2016 11:57 pm

Jewish Tourists From US Bring Life, Prayer Back to Unused Portuguese Synagogue

A small synagogue in Portugal, that has remained largely unused for prayer services since the 1960s, was once again filled with congregants last month, when 33 Jewish...

July 14, 2016 4:40 pm

Jewish Fashionistas From Around the World to Tour ‘Chic Side of Israel’

A delegation of 35 Jewish fashion industry mavens from around the world will travel to Israel later this month to "discover the chic side" of the...

July 14, 2016 7:38 am

Granddaughter of Holocaust Survivors Honored to Represent Israel at 2016 Olympic Games

Pro golfer Laetitia Beck said she is honored to have been selected to represent Israel at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil largely because of her grandparents,...

July 13, 2016 1:30 pm

Kardashian Ex Scott Disick Posts Instagram Photo of Blessing at Western Wall in Jerusalem; Writes ‘Hashem Is Everywhere’

Reality TV star and Jewish businessman Scott Disick shared with his Instagram followers on Wednesday a picture of himself receiving a blessing at the Western Wall...

July 13, 2016 12:29 pm

150 ‘Changemakers’ From 29 Countries Gather in Jerusalem to ‘Shape the Jewish Future’

JNS.org - A group of 150 young Jewish “changemakers” from 29 countries recently convened in Jerusalem for networking, skill-building, and ideation at the 2016 ROI Summit....

July 12, 2016 6:30 am

What Makes God Laugh

There is an old saying that what makes God laugh is hearing our plans for the future. However, if Tanakh is our guide, what makes God...

July 10, 2016 2:55 pm

Intermarried Asian Americans Enthusiastic About Raising Kids Jewish, New Study Finds

A new study revealed that Asian Americans are eager to raise their kids according to the Jewish faith, Religious News Service reported on Friday. "What we saw...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Posters Questioning Whether ‘Six Million Really Died’ in Holocaust Foun...

Posters questioning the Jewish death toll in the Holocaust were found last week on the campus of the University of Calgary in...

Israel

Four New Conservative Justices Appointed to Israeli Supreme Court

JNS.org - Four new conservative-leaning justices were named Wednesday to Israel's Supreme Court. The new members of the 15-seat bench, selected from a short-list of 27 candidates, include: Jerusalem District Court Judge David...

Middle East

Iranian President Rouhani, Touted in West as ‘Moderate,’ Calls ...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani -- touted by many in the West as a “moderate” -- hailed on Wednesday the “tireless...

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