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Posts Tagged: Jewish leaders

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,...

May 2, 2014 10:14 am
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Jewish Organization’s Reactions to J Street Conference of Presidents Rejection

JNS.org - Members of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, in a much-anticipated vote that many perceive is a statement on...

Culture

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, By Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of...

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

A glamorous New York City event hosted by a non-profit organization on Saturday...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

Former US Senator, Pioneer Astronaut John Glenn Dead at 95

John Glenn, the pioneer astronaut and former US senator from Ohio, is gone. He was of our parents’ era. For those of us of a certain age, Glenn was the first...

Israel

Report: With Iran as Top Priority, Israeli Delegation Meets With Trump Team...

A delegation of Israeli officials traveled to the US this week and met with members of US President-elect Donald Trump’s...

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