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Posts Tagged: Arthur Koestler

June 7, 2013 7:54 am
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KNAIDEL

Last week a young Indian boy living in New York won the National Spelling Bee, the annual spelling championship. The winning spelling was KNAIDEL, that...

April 11, 2013 3:07 am
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Holiness and Childbirth

The sidrot (Torah portions) of Tazria and Metsorah contain laws which are among the most difficult to understand. They are about conditions of "impurity" arising...

December 28, 2012 4:20 pm
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Haaretz Resurrects the Khazar Jews Theory

Every number of years the theory is advanced that the Jews of Europe are actually descendants of the Khazar kingdom, a mostly...

October 3, 2012 4:06 pm
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Brothers at War: Israel and the Tragedy of the Altalena (REVIEW)

Brothers at War:  Israel and the Tragedy of the Altalena, by Jerold Auerbach, (New Orleans, LA: Quid Pro Books, 2011). MILCHEMET ACHIM!—Brothers at war!—is a...

Culture

Film Documenting New Immigrant Wins ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat praised the winners of the recent "Inspired by Israel"...

Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne,...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

Israel

IDF Soldiers Thwart Second Attempted Stabbing Attack in Two Days in Nablus ...

Soldiers for the Golani Brigade's 51st Battalion thwarted a second attack in two days carried by cousins outside the Samaria...

Middle East

Iranian Opposition Group: Tehran Violating JCPOA With Covert Nukes Research...

Iran is cheating on its historical deal with the US by secretly conducting research into nuclear weapons components such as...

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