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Posts Tagged: Jewish Americans

August 28, 2017 3:12 pm
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The Overarching Meaning of America

As recent events have so vividly illustrated, Americans angrily seem to have turned against one another and embraced increasingly contrasting narratives of past and present. To...

February 14, 2017 4:19 pm
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Senators Introduce Bill to Award Posthumous Medal to WWII Vet Who Saved Jewish Soldiers in German POW Camp

JNS.org - Several senators have introduced a bill seeking to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to Army Master Sgt. Rodrick “Roddie” Edmonds for his heroic...

November 14, 2016 12:26 am
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New York Times Coverage of Jews, Israel, Is as Slanted as Its Coverage of Trump

Some of the best illustrations of anti-Jewish bias by the New York Times come when the newspaper writes the same story about Judaism and another...

November 16, 2015 10:34 am
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‘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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Culture

What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Features

Iran Faces Israel’s Game-Changing Air Power

Iran has big plans to create a military outpost in Syria, right on Israel’s doorstep. From there, the Islamic Republic...

Israeli-American Group Seeks to Be ‘Glue,’ Not ‘Wedge,’ for US Jewry

JNS.org - As Jewish communal organizations throughout the US  struggle to maintain membership levels...

World

UK Buys Israeli Iron Dome Technology to Defend Falkland Islands

JNS.org - The United Kingdom has signed a $104 million contract for the purchase of advanced missile defense technology used in Israel’s Iron Dome short-range missile defense system. In purchasing the Sky...

Middle East

At Least 235 Killed, 109 Injured in Deadly Egypt Mosque Attack

At least 184 people were killed and 125 injured when gunmen armed with explosives attacked a Sufi mosque in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, according to officials quoted by the state...

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