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Posts Tagged: Jews

January 14, 2017 9:41 am
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Italian City to Build First Synagogue in Over 500 Years

JNS.org -- Palermo, Italy will finally rebuild its synagogue, 524 years after its previous one was destroyed during the expulsion of Sicilian Jewry. In a ceremony Thursday at the Historical...

November 28, 2016 10:58 am
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Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner of war during World War II. Captured during the Battle of the...

November 6, 2016 9:39 am
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Do Women’s Rights Matter to J Street?

JNS.org - J Street's controversial response to the sexual harassment of one of its staff members raises questions as to whether its attitude toward women's...

September 14, 2016 1:05 pm
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There Is a Solution

Last week, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) published a report about the grave and growing antisemitism on New York college campuses, along with the despairing conclusion...

August 23, 2016 6:23 am
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The Power of ‘Jewish Conspiracy’ Theories

Conspiracy theories never end. People love them and have a compulsion to believe falsities -- whether for personal or ideological reasons. We are told that Elvis Presley,...

April 21, 2016 6:45 am
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Why Christians Should Celebrate Passover

The Passover holiday commemorates the exodus of Jews from slavery in Egypt. It is a celebration of freedom. On this basis alone, Christians should join...

February 22, 2016 3:27 pm
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Israel to Increase Funds for Anticipated Wave of Immigration From Brazil

Israel will increase funding for the absorption of Jewish immigrants from Brazil, the Hebrew news site nrg reported on Monday. The government is expected to give at...

February 16, 2016 12:43 pm
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Panorama Building Synagogue Terrorist Said He Intended to ‘Kill Any Jew in His Path’

The Palestinian terrorist who carried out a stabbing attack on Jewish worshipers at a makeshift synagogue in Tel Aviv in November told interrogators that he had set...

February 3, 2016 8:24 am
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Israeli Ambassador to France: ‘Very Sad’ French Jews Must Weigh Wearing Kippah in Public

It is "very sad" that French Jews must decide whether to take the risk of wearing a kippah in public in France lest they face...

January 27, 2016 3:12 pm
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Italian Newspaper Distributes Kippot on Holocaust Remembrance Day in Show of Solidarity With European Jews

An Italian newspaper distributed white yarmulkes with its daily edition on Wednesday as a show of solidarity with Jewish communities in Europe on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. "We intended it as...

January 26, 2016 5:13 am
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London Mayor Boris Johnson Joins Campaign Against Antisemitism

London Mayor Boris Johnson on Monday joined hundreds of US mayors and dozens of European ones in signing onto the Mayors United Against Antisemitism initiative, which was launched by the...

January 20, 2016 12:24 pm
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Russian Governor Invites Europe’s Persecuted Jews to Resettle in Siberian ‘Jewish State’

The head of Russia's Far East Jewish Autonomous Region in Siberia has invited the Jews of Europe suffering antisemitism to come and resettle in his oblast,...

December 17, 2015 3:27 pm
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Israeli Columnist Applauded at Haaretz Conference for Calling Aliyah a Crime

A veteran Haaretz columnist was applauded at the Israeli daily's conference this week in New York, after calling Jewish immigration to Israel (aliyah) a crime, the...

November 17, 2015 3:54 pm
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New Report Shows Dramatic Birth-Rate Shift in Israel: Arab, Jewish Fertility Rates Now Practically Equal

The gap between Jewish and Arab birthrates in Israel has significantly declined over the last decade, Israeli daily nrg reported on Tuesday, citing new data released by Israel's Central Bureau of...

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

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Reaping Economic Rewards in Syria

Iran's government and entities close to the elite Revolutionary Guards have signed major economic contracts with Syria, reaping what appear to be lucrative rewards for helping President Bashar al-Assad regain...

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