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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

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Clues About Life of Jesus Revealed in Israeli Artifacts Warehouse

JNS.org - Ahead of Easter, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has opened up a 54,000-square-foot warehouse dubbed the “Ali Baba cave,”...

Israeli Star of Netflix Terrorist Drama to Appear at New York Synagogue

Lior Raz stars as Doron in "Fauda," and is also the creator of the groundbreaking...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Watchdog Launches Pictoral Social Media Project to Expose Antisemitic Activ...

A new social media project aims to visually expose anti-Jewish activity on campus, the head of the organization behind the initiative...

Israel

18 Palestinian Terror Suspects Arrested in Connection With Suspicious Whats...

JNS.org - Israeli police arrested 18 Palestinian terror suspects this week in connection with their membership in a suspicious chat group...

Middle East

Palestinian Terrorist Who Killed American Teen in Israel Sentenced to 4 Lif...

JNS.org - Palestinian terrorist Mohammed Abdel Basset al-Kharoub, who murdered American teen Ezra Schwartz, 18, in November 2015, received four life...

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