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New ‘Russian-American Person of the Year’ Awards Program Unveiled

JNS.org - A new program called "Russian-American Person of the Year" was announced June 11 during the opening of the 12th Annual Russian...

June 19, 2014 10:26 am
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A Human Portrait of the Rebbe (REVIEW)

Turning Judaism Outward: A biography of the Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, by Chaim Miller (New York: Kol Menachem Press, 2014). For the benefit of the uninitiated, the term Rebbe is used to apply to the head...

Cardinal John Joseph O’Connor Posthumously Revealed to be Jewish

JNS.org - heartwarming revelation has recently rocked both the Jewish and Christian communities. Cardinal John Joseph O'Connor,  who had been the archbishop of the New York archdiocese and a strong Vatican ambassador in the U.S.,...

Rabbis Write Up the Rebbe—Part Two

JNS.org - Ahead of the 20th anniversary of the June 12, 1994 death of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson ("the Rebbe"), today we published my interviews with Rabbis Joseph Telushkin and Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz, authors of new biographies...

June 11, 2014 6:15 pm
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Rabbis Write Up the Rebbe (INTERVIEW)

Two well-known contemporary rabbis. Two prolific authors. Two personal journeys. One Rebbe. Rabbis Joseph Telushkin and...

June 10, 2014 1:19 am
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New Book On the Chabad Rebbe: A Guide to Becoming a Better Person (REVIEW)

The new biography, "Rebbe: The Life And Teachings of Menachem M. Schneerson, The Most Influential...

June 10, 2014 12:55 am
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20 Years After Rebbe’s Death, Jewish Movements Increasingly Emulate Chabad

JNS.org - Many questions surrounded the future of the Chabad-Lubavitch branch of Hasidism after...

May 26, 2014 11:58 am
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Monica Lewinsky Interview Re-Opens Old Tale of ‘That Woman’

JNS.org - Monica Lewinsky. The name makes you cringe, roll your eyes, and shake...

May 23, 2014 8:09 pm
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Remembering the Rebbe (REVIEW)

On Tuesday, June 14, 1994, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz walked into my classroom, visibly shaken; I...

June 19, 2014 10:26 am
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New ‘Russian-American Person of the Year’ Awards Program Unveiled

JNS.org - A new program called "Russian-American Person of the Year" was announced June 11 during the opening of the 12th Annual Russian Heritage...

June 17, 2014 11:02 am
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A Human Portrait of the Rebbe (REVIEW)

Turning Judaism Outward: A biography of the Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, by Chaim Miller (New York: Kol Menachem Press, 2014). For the benefit of the uninitiated,...

June 12, 2014 3:56 pm
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Cardinal John Joseph O’Connor Posthumously Revealed to be Jewish

JNS.org - heartwarming revelation has recently rocked both the Jewish and Christian communities. Cardinal John Joseph O'Connor,  who had been the archbishop of the New...

June 11, 2014 6:17 pm
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Rabbis Write Up the Rebbe—Part Two

JNS.org - Ahead of the 20th anniversary of the June 12, 1994 death of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson ("the Rebbe"), today we published my interviews with Rabbis...

June 11, 2014 6:15 pm
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Rabbis Write Up the Rebbe (INTERVIEW)

Two well-known contemporary rabbis. Two prolific authors. Two personal journeys. One Rebbe. Rabbis Joseph Telushkin and Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz have come out with new volumes on...

June 10, 2014 1:19 am
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New Book On the Chabad Rebbe: A Guide to Becoming a Better Person (REVIEW)

The new biography, "Rebbe: The Life And Teachings of Menachem M. Schneerson, The Most Influential Rabbi in Modern History" is inspiring for people of all...

June 10, 2014 12:55 am
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20 Years After Rebbe’s Death, Jewish Movements Increasingly Emulate Chabad

JNS.org - Many questions surrounded the future of the Chabad-Lubavitch branch of Hasidism after the death of its seventh and final leader—"the Rebbe," Rabbi...

May 26, 2014 11:58 am
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Monica Lewinsky Interview Re-Opens Old Tale of ‘That Woman’

JNS.org - Monica Lewinsky. The name makes you cringe, roll your eyes, and shake your head. She's frozen in time as "That Woman." She's the...

May 23, 2014 8:09 pm
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Remembering the Rebbe (REVIEW)

On Tuesday, June 14, 1994, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz walked into my classroom, visibly shaken; I was in the 9th grade. I will never forget that...

May 15, 2014 4:41 pm
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Pope Francis’s Jewish Friend Set to Join Him on Israel Trip

JNS.org - Pope Francis will be joined on his upcoming trip to Israel by his close friend, Argentinian Rabbi Abraham Skorka, as well as...

May 15, 2014 11:22 am
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Israeli Knesset Honors Pope John XXIII (VIDEO)

JNS.org - The Israeli Knesset held a special session this week to commemorate Pope John XXIII, who was canonized by the Vatican in October, for...

May 14, 2014 10:44 am
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‘Jewish Cardinal’ Film Examines Dual Religious Loyalty

JNS.org - Believe it or not, the recently canonized Pope John Paul II had a Jewish Cardinal as an occasional adviser in the 1980s. 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...

World

Most British Jews Think Country’s Labour Party is Too Tolerant of Ant...

JNS.org - A remarkable majority of British Jews believe the country's Labour party is too tolerant of antisemitism, according to a...

Israel

Anti-Israel Activists Join Hamas and Hezbollah in Celebrating Death of Form...

While the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres drew countless heartfelt condolence messages from around the world on Wednesday,...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Claim Possession of Missiles That Can Rea...

A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Tuesday that Iran is in possession of missiles that can hit Israel. Iran's...

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