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Posts Tagged: Jewish Americans

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...

August 28, 2012 6:58 am
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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...

Culture

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

New Documentary Details Extraordinary Holocaust Escape

JNS.org - The mission to tell the world the story of Jack Kagan's risky escape from a Nazi labor camp consumed Kagan and...

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

Israel

Hamas Closes Gaza-Israel Border in Wake of Commander’s Assassination

Hamas closed the border crossing between the Gaza Strip in Israel on Sunday morning in the wake of the assassination of one of its commanders, Mazan Fukha. As a result of...

Middle East

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 U.S. companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a tit-for-tat reaction to...

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