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Posts Tagged: Jewish History

January 31, 2017 7:52 am
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Fictional Hebron

A trio of Californian-American-Jewish novelists, whose religion is liberalism, have recently discovered the ancient biblical city of Hebron. But they demonstrate little fondness for the city...

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...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Israeli Embassy in Ireland Denounces Last-Minute Cancellation of Ambassador...

The Israeli Embassy in Ireland said it was "horrified" by the last-minute cancellation of a talk by Ambassador Ze’ev Boker at Trinity...

Israel

IDF Soldier Handed 18-Month Prison Sentence for Killing Neutralized Palesti...

JNS.org - Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier Elor Azaria, convicted on manslaughter charges for shooting and killing an incapacitated terrorist...

Middle East

Israeli Journalist Embedded With Iraqi Forces Fighting ISIS Reports From Mo...

An Israeli reporter recently traveled to the Fertile Crescent and documented first-hand the ongoing battle between the Iraqi military and...

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