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Posts Tagged: Jewish Heritage

November 23, 2016 2:54 pm
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Egyptian Movie Star Reveals Jewish Roots on Live TV, Stunning Host, Viewers

An Egyptian movie star revealed his Jewish ancestry on a live television talk show last week, much to the surprise of the program's host and...

September 9, 2016 2:42 pm
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Conference in Miami Centers on Jewish-Latino History and Relations

JNS.org - An international conference seeking to enhance Jewish-Latino relations brought together a coalition of leading figures from both communities to emphasize mutual historical roots and raise awareness...

August 17, 2015 1:13 pm
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India Plans Jewish Heritage Tours for Israelis of Indian Origin

JNS.org - India is urging tens of thousands of Jews of Indian origin to visit the country to explore their heritage, in a bid to help...

June 4, 2015 3:49 pm
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Jewish Heritage Group to Publish Photos of Nazi-Plundered Hungarian Torahs Stashed in Russia

The Jewish Heritage Foundation announced on Thursday that it was set to publish photographic evidence of a hoard of Torah scrolls and other Judaica stolen...

April 19, 2015 11:52 am
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Jewish Woman’s Religion Again Becomes Student Government Issue

JNS.org - Two months after the student government at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) raised concerns over the Jewish background of Rachel Beyda,...

February 11, 2015 2:18 pm
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A Frank Conversation on Marriage in Israel With Tzohar’s Rabbi David Stav

JNS.org - I had hardly sat down for my recent meeting with Rabbi David Stav at Manhattan's Wolf & Lamb kosher steakhouse when a...

May 27, 2014 7:18 pm
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‘Zionist’ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Summoned to Appear in Iranian Court

JNS.org - An Iranian court handling the privacy case against social media apps WhatsApp and Instagram has called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who was...

February 13, 2014 5:27 pm
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American Jewish Leaders Meet Spain’s King Juan Carlos in Historic Visit

JNS.org - In a historic visit, 60 American Jewish leaders traveling with the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations met with King...

October 7, 2013 10:01 am
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Netanyahu: Rabbi Yosef ‘One of the Wisest Men of This Generation’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his sorrow over the death of Sephardic community leader Ovadia Yosef, who died Monday, aged 93. Calling Yosef "among the...

August 25, 2013 12:56 pm
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To Be a Jew is to Be Part of History

The Bible portion of Ki Tavo begins with the ceremony of bringing first fruits to the Temple. The Mishnah (Bikkurim 3) gives a detailed account...

August 12, 2013 7:53 pm
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Jewish Zanzibar Acid Attack Victim Recovers at Home; Friend Awaits Surgery

One of the Jewish girls who was the victim of a horrific acid attack in Zanzibar last week is at home recovering following surgery, while...

May 20, 2013 2:40 pm
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Barbra Streisand to Receive Honorary Doctorate From Hebrew University

Legendary American actress, director, singer, producer, composer, philanthropist and activist Barbra Streisand will receive an honorary doctor of philosophy degree from the Hebrew University of...

April 5, 2013 3:59 pm
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Being Jewish Without God

What if you just do not believe in God? Does this mean there is no room for you in the Jewish religion? On the surface,...

January 2, 2013 2:37 am
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A Jewish Tone for the Sound of Music

Oscar Hammerstein II was raised by Scottish Presbyterians, and the only time he ever entered a synagogue was to deliver eulogies at Temple Emanu-El on...

Culture

Phoenix Jewish News Joins Consortium Running 4 Other Papers

JNS.org - The Phoenix area’s Jewish community newspaper has joined a consortium that publishes and manages four other Jewish newspapers. Mid-Atlantic Media...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Bernard-Henri Lévy Says Election of Donald Trump a ‘Major Event for ...

Editor's note: Bernard-Henri Lévy—French philosopher, filmmaker, and activist; defender of Israel and of Jewish values—returns to New York on January...

Israel

Netanyahu: Government ‘Working Overtime’ to Find ‘Respons...

The government is “working overtime” to come up with a “responsible solution” to the Amona issue that will both protect...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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