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December 12, 2018 7:16 am
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‘Settling the Score’ with Terrorists Won’t Prevent Subsequent Attacks

JNS.org - On the last night of Hanukkah, a Palestinian terrorist wounded seven in a drive-by shooting at a bus stop outside the large Jewish...

November 20, 2018 8:48 am
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Public Charter Schools Put Benefits of Teaching Hebrew to the Test

JNS.org - Now in its ninth year, the Hebrew Public network of 13 charter schools utilizes a blend of startup philanthropic funding and state funds...

October 16, 2018 6:03 am
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Go Home, Lara Alqasem!

JNS.org - The entry ban of Lara Alqasem, who served as university president of Students for Justice in Palestine when she was an undergraduate student...

July 5, 2018 11:27 am
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The Forces Behind US and Israeli Bills to Withhold Pay-to-Slay Terror Financing

JNS.org - The passage of an Israeli law to withhold funds that the Palestinian Authority (PA) uses to pay terrorists for killing Jews is the correction of...

June 26, 2018 8:19 am
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Constructive Dialogue Remains Critical to Moving American Zionism Forward

JNS.org -- For Israelis, Zionism is part and parcel of the national experience, regardless of religious or political affiliation. Yet in America, where Judaism has been...

May 3, 2018 4:25 pm
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Will Israel Pass a Law to Offset ‘Pay-to-Slay’ Stipends to Jailed Palestinian Terrorists?

JNS.org - Knesset members are currently advancing competing laws to serve as the equivalent to America’s Taylor Force Act, which sanctions the Palestinian Authority (PA)’s “pay-to-slay” policy...

April 23, 2018 2:28 pm
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And The Award for Best Performance Goes to…Natalie Portman

JNS.org – And the award for best performance by a non-supporting actor goes to ... Natalie Portman. In a 70th-anniversary present to the State of Israel, Portman...

March 28, 2018 2:27 pm
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Israeli Security Cabinet Member Warns of Further Iranian Aggression in the Mideast

JNS.org - For years, Israel has been grappling with a new reality in the Middle East in which Iran has increasingly emerged as an ambitious and aggressive...

March 23, 2018 1:39 pm
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Upcoming Address by Jimmy Carter at Liberty U. Raises Concern Among Christian Israel Supporters

JNS.org – Just days after US President Donald Trump is scheduled to inaugurate America’s embassy to Israel in Jerusalem on May 14, a former president with...

March 7, 2018 2:03 pm
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Israeli Supreme Court Turnover: A ‘Win-Win’ for the Public and for Policy

JNS.org - Rising political star Ayelet Shaked just confirmed the fifth and sixth Israeli Supreme Court justices in her short tenure as justice minister. In a historical...

March 7, 2018 10:54 am
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On AIPAC Sidelines, Israeli Ministers Express Support for Settlements

JNS.org - On the margins of the AIPAC policy conference in Washington, D.C., more than 300 conference attendees gathered at the prestigious Sixth & I Historic...

February 20, 2018 11:17 am
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Delegation of American Jewish Leaders Visits UAE, Hoping for Results

JNS.org - A large delegation of American Jewish leaders recently spent two days in the United Arab Emirates -- in search of moderate Arab counterparts to fight...

February 19, 2018 11:38 am
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Knesset Caucus Celebrates ‘Faith-Based Diplomacy’ to Honor Christian Allies

JNS.org - Members of the Knesset celebrated the role of “faith-based diplomacy” in President Trump’s recent announcement to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel...

February 8, 2018 8:51 am
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Legal Summit in Jerusalem Tackles International BDS Efforts

JNS.org - Top legal experts recently gathered in Jerusalem for a three-day summit focused on countering a global delegitimization campaign against Israel. The first-ever Legal Network Initiative was...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

French Minister Pays Respects at Desecrated Jewish Cemetery

French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner on Friday paid his respects at a Jewish cemetery near Strasbourg, days after 37 of its tombstones and a monument to Holocaust victims were defaced with Nazi...

Israel

Israel’s Tech Sector Faces Challenge From Shortage of Workers

Israel is struggling to recruit enough workers to its technology sector, a report showed on Sunday, creating a challenge for an industry seen as the country's main potential driver of economic...

Middle East

Egypt Unveils ‘One of a Kind’ Ancient Tomb, Expects More Finds

Egypt unveiled a well-preserved 4,400-year-old tomb decorated with hieroglyphs and statues south of Cairo on Saturday, and officials expect more discoveries when archaeologists excavate the site further in coming months. The...

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