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March 29, 2019 10:02 am
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Admiring Judaism Through the Eyes of a Christian

Devout, practicing Christian friends have told me over the years that they respect much about the Jewish faith. I decided recently to ask them what,...

March 17, 2019 6:59 am
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A Special Purim — and a Time for Jewish Unity

These are times of worldwide social and political upheaval. Predictably, Jews are immediately brought to the forefront, and antisemitism rages. Historically, when we encounter a...

November 27, 2018 9:55 am
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The One Easy Answer: Blame the Jews

Every year when we come around to reading about Joseph and his brothers, I am reminded of a part of the Yom Kippur Ashkenazi service....

November 26, 2018 9:53 am
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German Politician Troubled by Rising Antisemitism Throughout Europe

JNS.org - For the first time in history, the president of the European Union plans to hold a conference on antisemitism and anti-Zionism. The “Europe Beyond...

November 18, 2018 10:42 am
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Who Is a Jew?

Israelites, Hebrews, Jews, whatever you call them, have been scattered and settled all over the place for thousands of years. It has become quite fashionable...

November 13, 2018 11:18 am
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Pittsburgh and the Uniqueness of Antisemitism

Antisemitism is frequently viewed as “the canary in the coal mine.” It signals a more general climate of prejudice that manifests itself in an increasing...

September 14, 2018 8:21 am
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‘Tikkun Olam’ in the New Year 5779

JNS.org - “I wish all my Jewish friends in Iran and Jews worldwide a very happy new year filled with peace and harmony,” said Iran’s Foreign...

August 23, 2018 6:50 am
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Fight Jewish Stereotypes by Sanctifying God’s Name

In the summer of 1966, Stephen Carter, who is today a prestigious law professor at Yale, moved with his family to a new neighborhood in...

August 16, 2018 7:29 am
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Jewish Law Requires Us to Protect the Environment

"When you besiege a city for many days to wage war against it to capture it, you shall not destroy its trees by wielding an...

August 14, 2018 6:58 am
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Does the Future of Judaism Lie in Israel?

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, former chief rabbi of Great Britain, is correct in pointing out that never before in Jewish history has there been a thriving...

August 9, 2018 8:03 am
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We Must Achieve Unity, Despite Our Divisions

In our day, the word "tolerance" has become very popular, as have words such as "pluralism," "democracy," and "unity." These terms are used so often...

June 17, 2018 7:30 am
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The Legacy of the Rebbe: We Must Never Give Up on Any Jew

JNS.org - The Chabad-Lubavitch movement has been in the news recently due to a video clip of people laying tefillin at an airport. I would like to discuss...

May 28, 2018 8:28 am
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The Legacy of Judah Halevi

Judah Halevi is one of my all-time favorite Jews. Born in Toledo, Spain in 1075, he had a traditional Torah and Talmudic education. He was...

March 29, 2017 7:31 am
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How Blind College Liberals Help Foster Antisemitism

“Ending White Privilege Starts With Ending Jewish Privilege,” screams a flyer being distributed on the Chicago campus of the University of Illinois. The flyer falsely alleges that 44...

Culture

Israeli Shalva Band’s Eurovision Performance Praised for ‘Making Dreams Come True’

Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs commended the country's Shalva Band following...

Eurovision Fans Hit Tel Aviv Beach Ahead of Saturday Final

Hundreds of tourists and concertgoers packed into a seafront Eurovision park in Tel Aviv on Friday, soaking in the late...

Features

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

World

San Diego State University Women’s Center Apologizes for Sharing Photo of...

The Women’s Resource Center at San Diego State University apologized on Thursday for sharing an image of an armed Palestinian hijacker,...

Israel

Israeli Terror Victim’s Mother Gives Birth Four Years to Day After La...

An Israeli mother whose baby died following a terrorist attack four years ago gave birth on Sunday on the same...

Middle East

Iran Increases by Fourfold Enrichment Rate of Low-Enriched Uranium

Iran has increased by fourfold the rate of enrichment of low-enriched uranium, an official in Natanz nuclear facility was cited as saying by Tasnim news agency on Monday, a week...

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