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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

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

French Government Ends Funding to Radical Anti-Israel Organization

JNS.org - The French government ended its funding this month of a radical organization—the Jewish French Union for Peace (UJFP)—watchdog group NGO Monitor reported. In October 2017, the Jerusalem-based watchdog had found that UJFP was...

Israel

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of...

Middle East

More Bombs Fall on Syria’s Eastern Ghouta Ahead of UN Vote

A new wave of bombs struck Syria's eastern Ghouta unabated on Friday, witnesses said, ahead of a UN Security Council vote to demand a 30-day ceasefire across the country. For a sixth straight day, warplanes have pounded the densely populated agricultural...

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