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Posts Tagged: Jewish leaders

February 17, 2017 2:00 am
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The Essence of a Jewish Leader

In Parshat Yitro, we find an interesting dialogue between Moses and his father-in-law Yitro -- a conversation that ultimately leads to the implementation of an organized judicial...

November 30, 2016 10:48 am
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Israeli President Hosts Interfaith Meeting to Discuss Mosque Loudspeaker Bill

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin hosted a meeting of Jewish and Muslim leaders Tuesday amid the ongoing controversy surrounding proposed legislation that would limit the...

June 29, 2016 12:33 pm
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Muslim, Christian, Jewish Leaders Plan Interfaith Worship Center in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Muslim, Christian, and Jewish leaders are planning to open an interfaith place of worship in Jerusalem for one week in September, The Media Line...

March 4, 2016 4:43 am
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Rabbinical Courage and Frozen Texts

The Talmud in Makkot 22b discusses the identity of a Gavra Rabba, an exceptionally great person or Torah sage. It quotes a most remarkable observation...

February 21, 2016 7:10 am
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Canadian Christian, Jewish Leaders Decry Trudeau Government Gift to ‘Antisemitic’ UN Gaza Relief Organization

Canadian Christian and Jewish leaders criticized their government on Friday for planning to give $15 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), The...

November 13, 2015 5:06 am
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Is Extremism Fundamental to All Religions?

There are more and more books and articles apologizing for religion, claiming that it is all really peaceful and positive; that only a few adherents are...

July 22, 2015 2:29 pm
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Twitter Unveils New Safety Center Developed With British Jewish Security Group

Twitter unveiled a new resource on Wednesday for users facing abuse on the social media site called the Safety Center, though critics have noted its practicality is questionable...

July 21, 2015 11:46 am
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Biden Tells Jewish Leaders Nuclear Deal Would Help US to Fight More Accurate War Against Iran

The U.S. would be able to wage a much more effective war against Iran under the terms of the nuclear deal struck last week, Vice President Joe...

March 29, 2015 7:50 pm
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Hillary Clinton Breaks Silence on US-Israel Tensions Under Obama, Calls for Return of ‘Constructive’ Relationship

After weeks of escalating criticism of Israel by the Obama Administration, Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State and the leading 2016 Democratic presidential contender, on...

February 16, 2015 4:40 pm
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Netanyahu to Jewish Leaders: No Responsible Israeli PM Could Pass Up Congress Speech

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, addressing a visiting delegation from the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations on Monday in...

February 15, 2015 1:13 am
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After Copenhagen Synagogue Attack, Jewish Leaders Urge Authorities to Protect Local Community, Fight Islamist Extremism

Hours following a deadly shooting attack outside the Great Synagogue in central Copenhagen, Denmark, major Jewish leaders called on authorities to protect the local Jewish...

January 26, 2015 7:08 pm
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Jewish Leaders Express Mixed Feelings on New Greek Government

JNS.org - Jewish leaders have expressed both hope and concern over the outcome of the Greek election on Sunday, in which the radical left-wing...

August 28, 2014 6:06 pm
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Young Israeli Christians Complete First-Ever Summer Seminar

JNS.org - Thirty Israeli Christians have completed the first-ever summer seminar for Arabic-speaking Israeli Christian youths in Haifa. The program is designed to help young...

May 2, 2014 1:17 pm
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Conference of Presidents Had Good Reasons to Reject the Extremist Group J-Street’s Bid

There were very good reasons why the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations (the Conference) clearly voted against the membership application of J-Street,...

Culture

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the...

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles...

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

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: All Hands on Deck Required for Fight Against An...

The fight against antisemitism in the US requires “all hands on deck,” the editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner said during an i24...

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 Military Chief: We Are Operating ‘Under the Radar’ to Keep Hezb...

The IDF is “operating under the radar to prevent Hezbollah from getting stronger,” Israel’s military chief told a key Knesset...

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