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Posts Tagged: Jewish History

January 15, 2017 7:04 am
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Protesting Lithuania’s Plans to Build a Convention Center Over a Jewish Cemetery

One of the contemporary Jewish world’s most impressive yet unsung scholars is the unassuming Professor Shnayer Leiman of New York. Aside from being an ordained Orthodox...

December 30, 2016 3:58 pm
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Long Island Judaica Auction House Owner Displays 175-Year-Old Ukrainian Menorah Worth $200,000

Hanukkah menorahs are not generally thought of as luxury items, but at a Judaica auction house in Long Island there is one valued at $200,000,...

July 27, 2016 12:28 pm
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Israel’s UN Ambassador Mocks PA President’s Plan to Sue Britain for Balfour Declaration: ‘Why Not Go After Egypt for the Exodus?’

Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday sarcastically called on the president of the Palestinian Authority (PA) to consider suing Egypt, France and Iran for their...

July 5, 2016 2:40 pm
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400-Year-Old Jewish Cemetery in Turkey to Be Restored in Effort to Commemorate Once-Vibrant Jewish Community in Milas

A 400-year-old Jewish cemetery in southwestern Turkey will be restored as part of local efforts to commemorate the area's once-vibrant Jewish community, Turkey’s Daily Sabah...

June 17, 2016 2:56 pm
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New App Revives Jewish History of Crete

JNS.org - The Canadian and Israeli embassies in Greece this week launched a new mobile phone application teaching users about the Jewish history of Crete, including...

December 6, 2015 5:33 am
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On Hanukkah, We Celebrate Those Who Gave Their Lives for Judaism

Hanukkah is a time to reflect upon the many ways that the Festival of Lights has impacted Jewry throughout history. In the era following the conquest of the...

September 19, 2015 9:40 pm
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Israel: UN’s Temple Mount Stance Ignores Palestinian Violence, Jewish History

JNS.org - Israel blasted a United Nations Security Council statement about the ongoing tension at the Temple Mount, saying the statement "completely ignores" both Palestinian violence...

September 8, 2015 10:12 am
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Fusing Israeli and Holocaust History, Novel Offers a ‘Middle Eastern Western’

JNS.org - There is a game that all of us have played at some time in our lives. We ask ourselves: What would my life be...

March 25, 2015 3:07 pm
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Global Jewish Genealogy Database Grows to 1 Million Entries

JNS.org - A growing Jewish genealogy database announced that it has reached 1 million entries. The Knowles Collection, which globally links generations of Jewish families,...

December 5, 2014 4:40 pm
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British Christian Zionist Hailed as ‘Godfather’ of IDF Reburied in Israel

JNS.org - The ashes of John Henry Patterson, a British Christian Zionist hailed as the "godfather" of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) by Israeli Prime...

October 20, 2014 7:28 am
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Defaming Jews: What Else is New?

Many centuries before Jerusalem was conquered by King David and became the capital of the united kingdom of Judea and Samaria, Hebron was already deeply...

September 15, 2014 5:02 pm
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A Familiar Plague Infests Israel

Last week 43 Israeli soldiers from Unit 8200 of the IDF Intelligence Corps sent a letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu and Chief of Staff Lt....

September 7, 2014 7:00 pm
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Yale University Chaplain Who Blamed Anti-Semitism on Israel Resigns

JNS.org - Rev. Bruce M. Shipman, who recently came under fire for blaming the Israeli government for rising anti-Semitism in Europe, has resigned as priest-in-charge...

May 21, 2014 8:15 pm
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Real Refugees

Palestinian nationalism is deeply embedded in, and derived from, Jewish history in the Land of Israel. Without Zionism as their primary source of inspiration Palestinians...

Culture

Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well,...

Israel’s President Honors Philanthropist for Supporting American-Israeli STEM Research

JNS.org -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin honored a media mogul and philanthropist this week...

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

JNS.org -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

Iranian Atomic Energy Chief: If Trump Rips Up Nuclear Deal, We Will ‘Snap...

If newly inaugurated US President Donald Trump nixes the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran’s nuclear program will “snap...

Israel

Netanyahu to Hold First Conversation With President Trump on Sunday Evening

sraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he would later in the day hold his first conversation with Donald Trump since his inauguration as U.S. president.

Middle East

As US Inaugurates New President, Palestinians Protest, Burn Posters of R...

During Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States, West Bank Arabs burned images of the new world...

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