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Posts Tagged: Jewish History

July 27, 2016 12:28 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah

JNS.org -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Trump Campaign Manager Admits: ‘We Are Behind,’ Reiterates Camp...

Donald Trump's campaign manager pitched Sunday his new call to "drain the swamp" of Washington, even as she admitted Donald...


Palestinian Authority Releases Four Men Arrested for Attending Sukkot Event...

Four Palestinians arrested late last week for attending a sukkot holiday event in a West Bank settlement were freed on...

Middle East

Dozens of ISIS Militants Killed by Egyptian Airstrikes in Sinai

Around 70 Islamic State militants were killed Sunday morning after Egypt's air force struck a number of outposts in the northern Sinai peninsula, according to local reports. Most of the air...