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Posts Tagged: Jewish Americans

November 16, 2015 10:34 am

‘Lapsed Presbyterian’ Author Carves an Unlikely Niche: Jewish Achievement (INTERVIEW)

JNS.org - Despite the horrors of the Holocaust, the 20th century was arguably one of the most successful centuries ever for the Jewish people, especially for...

July 28, 2015 2:22 pm

EXCLUSIVE: New Survey of Jewish Americans Shows Opposition to Iran Deal Increases With More Knowledge of Arguments

The more Jewish Americans know about the Iran nuclear deal the less they like it, a new poll first seen exclusively by The Algemeiner showed. The survey of...

February 15, 2015 12:17 pm

Chaos Strengthens Israel and the Jewish People

According to the Bible, before the world was created there was chaos, Tohu VaVohu. However, it was out of chaos that something positive emerged. I...

May 23, 2013 8:26 am

Opinion: Biden’s Philo-Semitic Comments Went Too Far

NY Magazine - Joe Biden spoke last night in honor of Jewish American Heritage Month. Biden has long, deep ties to the Jewish community...

May 22, 2013 1:22 pm

Biden: Jewish People Have ‘Contributed Greatly to America’

Politico - Vice President Joe Biden spoke at length Tuesday night about the influence of Judaism on the United States, dating back to the...

December 2, 2012 2:45 am

Naismith? How About Gottlieb? Remembering the Jewish Influence on Basketball

With the National Basketball Association (NBA) season in full swing, the casual hoops fan likely knows the significance of the name "Naismith," but might not...

November 8, 2012 5:44 pm

Mr. Romney, You did us Proud

By now the dust has settled on the Presidential election of 2012. I am left feeling like someone who has witnessed a young person...

November 5, 2012 11:10 am

Why Obama’s a Bad Bet for Israel

Recently, several Jewish-Americans who know I write about politics have confided that they are either planning to vote for Mitt Romney, or they...

September 19, 2012 1:00 am

Two Conventions, Cognitive Dissonance and the Jewish Vote

I recently attended the Republican National Convention (RNC) as a guest of the Maryland Delegation. I had never personally attended a convention and aside from...

September 13, 2012 8:02 am

Israeli Jewish Congress Launched to Strengthen Israel-Diaspora ties

The Israeli Jewish Congress (IJC), a new organization working to strengthen ties between Israel and the Diaspora, opened its inaugural conference in Jerusalem...

September 9, 2012 4:25 pm

Opinion: A Victory for G-d and a Jewish Jerusalem

As a Chabad Rabbi I have the obligation to point out a distinctly "Chabad angle" to the recent debate over G-d and Jerusalem at the...

August 28, 2012 6:58 am

University of California Urged to Examine Anti-Israel Bias

The pro-Israel education and advocacy organization StandWithUs has garnered more than 1,500 signatures on a petition urging the University of California (UC) system's President's Advisory...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah

JNS.org -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Trump Campaign Manager Admits: ‘We Are Behind,’ Reiterates Camp...

Donald Trump's campaign manager pitched Sunday his new call to "drain the swamp" of Washington, even as she admitted Donald...


Palestinian Authority Releases Four Men Arrested for Attending Sukkot Event...

Four Palestinians arrested late last week for attending a sukkot holiday event in a West Bank settlement were freed on...

Middle East

Dozens of ISIS Militants Killed by Egyptian Airstrikes in Sinai

Around 70 Islamic State militants were killed Sunday morning after Egypt's air force struck a number of outposts in the northern Sinai peninsula, according to local reports. Most of the air...