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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...

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

As Ties Flourish, Indian PM Modi Approves $2.5 Billion Deal to Acquire Isra...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved on Thursday a $2.5 billion deal to acquire an Israeli aerial defense system for his...

Israel

East Jerusalem Elementary School Established, Run, Funded by Hamas to Be Cl...

A private school in east Jerusalem is being shut down for incitement, Israel’s Channel 2 reported on Thursday. According to the...

Middle East

Iranian President Rouhani, Touted in West as ‘Moderate,’ Calls ...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani -- touted by many in the West as a “moderate” -- hailed on Wednesday the “tireless...

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