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Remembering Holocaust Historian Sir Martin Gilbert and His ‘Two Londons’

JNS.org - He didn't have to be helpful. He didn't know me or anything about me, only that I had an idea for...

February 9, 2015 8:36 am
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Peace Breaks Out as Pro-Israel Advocates End Online Feud

Two notable American-Jewish activists, both Israel supporters - but from far ends of the political spectrum - on Friday ended a month-long feud in the media, The New York Observer said Friday. In a serial mud-slinging match...

Remembering the Legacy of Ariel Sharon

The Israeli Knesset recently marked the one-year anniversary of Ariel Sharon's passing. After reflecting on his legacy, it appears that Sharon was to Israeli sovereignty what Lincoln was to America's Union: the figure who cemented...

Chief Rabbis

The British Jewish community, like all communities, reflects the ethos of its host society. British conservatism, with its deference towards hierarchies and establishments, has certainly influenced the excessive respect that Anglo-Jewry has for authority and...

January 6, 2015 4:02 pm
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Mario Cuomo Was a True Friend to Many, Including the Jewish People

The term "true friend " is used so often that it's a cliché - but...

December 10, 2014 8:48 am
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‘Sheriff of Mars’ Unveils Endearing Life of Jewish Music Star Hidden in the Fields of France

JNS.org - It was an era of steel strings, guitar heroes, and storytellers—high on...

December 5, 2014 4:07 pm
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Renowned Jewish Food Writer Gil Marks Has Died

JNS.org - Renowned Jewish food writer Gil Marks has died Friday in Jerusalem at the...

November 20, 2014 3:27 pm
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Albert Einstein Letter to New York Businessman Up for Auction

JNS.org - A letter written in 1939 by Albert Einstein, the renowned Jewish scientist and father...

November 14, 2014 1:12 am
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Dolph on Dolph: Author Tells Unsung Story of Jewish NBA Giant with Same Name

JNS.org - Baseball Hall-of-Famers Hank Greenberg and Sandy Koufax are household names both in...

February 9, 2015 8:36 am
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Remembering Holocaust Historian Sir Martin Gilbert and His ‘Two Londons’

JNS.org - He didn't have to be helpful. He didn't know me or anything about me, only that I had an idea for a...

February 2, 2015 4:26 am
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Peace Breaks Out as Pro-Israel Advocates End Online Feud

Two notable American-Jewish activists, both Israel supporters - but from far ends of the political spectrum - on Friday ended a month-long feud in the...

January 23, 2015 12:40 pm
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Remembering the Legacy of Ariel Sharon

The Israeli Knesset recently marked the one-year anniversary of Ariel Sharon's passing. After reflecting on his legacy, it appears that Sharon was to Israeli sovereignty...

January 13, 2015 2:48 am
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Chief Rabbis

The British Jewish community, like all communities, reflects the ethos of its host society. British conservatism, with its deference towards hierarchies and establishments, has certainly...

January 6, 2015 4:02 pm
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Mario Cuomo Was a True Friend to Many, Including the Jewish People

The term "true friend " is used so often that it's a cliché - but when used in the context of the late Mario Cuomo,...

December 10, 2014 8:48 am
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‘Sheriff of Mars’ Unveils Endearing Life of Jewish Music Star Hidden in the Fields of France

JNS.org - It was an era of steel strings, guitar heroes, and storytellers—high on heroin, rebellious. Outlaw country music, the hallmark of Nashville's powerful...

December 5, 2014 4:07 pm
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Renowned Jewish Food Writer Gil Marks Has Died

JNS.org - Renowned Jewish food writer Gil Marks has died Friday in Jerusalem at the age of 62. Marks had battled lung cancer for three years. Marks...

November 20, 2014 3:27 pm
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Albert Einstein Letter to New York Businessman Up for Auction

JNS.org - A letter written in 1939 by Albert Einstein, the renowned Jewish scientist and father of the theory of relativity, is being auctioned Thursday. In the...

November 14, 2014 1:12 am
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Dolph on Dolph: Author Tells Unsung Story of Jewish NBA Giant with Same Name

JNS.org - Baseball Hall-of-Famers Hank Greenberg and Sandy Koufax are household names both in their sport and in the pantheon of Jewish professional athletes....

November 12, 2014 12:55 pm
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An Amazing Movie: ‘Righteous Rebel: Rabbi Avi Weiss’

A packed house attended the screening of "Righteous Rebel: Rabbi Avi Weiss" on Saturday night at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale. It was a touching, beautiful movie that...

November 11, 2014 11:31 am
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Jerusalem Sephardi Council Awards U.S. Professor for Historical Research

JNS.org - The Council of Sephardi and Oriental Communities of Jerusalem has awarded an American professor with the "Medal of the Four Sephardi Synagogues" for...

November 5, 2014 12:33 pm
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Biography Sheds New Light on David Ben-Gurion’s Place in Jewish History

JNS.org - There is one sentence in "Ben-Gurion: Father of Modern Israel" that made me sit up in surprise. I thought that I knew the...

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

Former Israeli President, Prime Minister Shimon Peres Dead at 93

Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres died early Wednesday morning at the age of 93, according to Hebrew media reports. His condition had deteriorated on Tuesday, two weeks after he suffered...

Israel

Israeli Strategic Affairs Official: Jewish State Shifting From Defense to O...

The Jewish state is shifting from defense to offense in the fight against delegitimization, a high-level Israeli government official told The...

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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