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Posts Tagged: Jewish Heritage

March 29, 2017 7:51 am
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‘Shark Tank’ Investor, Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban: ‘Being Jewish Has Given Me a Foundation for Everything’

The owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks and investor on the hit ABC show "Shark Tank" said on Sunday that "being Jewish has given me...

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,...

Features

From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation

JNS.org - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of...

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’

JNS.org - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas...

Israel Seen as a Rising Star in Space and Satellite Technology

JNS.org - Adding to Israel’s existing reputation as the “start-up nation” and a major hub of innovation, the Jewish state is...

World

Well-Known British White Supremacist Reveals His Homosexuality, Jewish Heri...

A well-known British white supremacist revealed in an interview aired by Channel 4 on Tuesday that he was gay and...

Israel

New Report Shows Hezbollah Used Prominent Bank in War-Ravaged DR Congo to F...

Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed Shia terrorist group in Lebanon, has been using a bank with close ties to the president of...

Middle East

US ‘Helping Iran Conquer Kirkuk,’ Kurdish Military Official Tel...

A representative of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces told an Israeli media outlet on Tuesday that "all our friends have abandoned us" and blamed the...

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