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ARTICLES BY: Alina Dain Sharon / JNS.org


April 10, 2017 4:22 pm
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Passover ‘Showstopper’: Israeli National Library Buys 1500s Haggadah

JNS.org - On the right side, a man sits and prays holding a liturgical book. On the left side, a rabbi is seen explaining the story...

April 5, 2017 6:58 am
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Israel’s Dairy Industry: An Untold ‘Start-Up’ Story

JNS.org - Self-driving cars. Drip irrigation. Missile defense. Milk? Amid all the buzz about Israel’s “start-up nation,” a lesser-known success story is the high-tech and hyper-efficient Israeli dairy industry. Surprised? Don’t...

March 7, 2017 7:39 am
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Feminist Perspectives on Purim

JNS.org - In the Book of Esther, Mordechai encourages his niece to use her influence with King Ahasuerus. For if you remain silent at this time, relief...

February 8, 2017 7:11 am
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Trees, Tu B’Shvat and the Jewish National Fund

JNS.org - The Midrash teaches that God told man that He created everything for us: “Be careful not to spoil or destroy my world -- for if you...

October 2, 2016 7:28 am
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5776: The Jewish Year in Review

JNS.org - On the eve of Rosh Hashanah 5777, JNS.org takes a look at the biggest Jewish news stories covered over the past year. The Palestinian Terror Wave in Israel  Since September...

September 28, 2016 3:11 pm
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Israel and the World Remember Shimon Peres’ 70 Years of Political Service

JNS.org -- The state of Israel, as well as dignitaries and organizations around the world, are mourning the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, who...

September 16, 2016 1:50 am
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New Discoveries Are Made at an Interfaith, International Dig of a Jesus-Era Galilee Town

JNS.org  - When Father Juan Solana, a Catholic priest, wanted to construct a guest house for Christian pilgrims to the Holy Land in the Galilee region...

September 13, 2016 5:29 am
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Knesset MKs Tour North American Jewish Communities in Search of Unity

JNS.org - Five Israeli Knesset members are touring the US and Canada to strengthen the relationship between North American Jewry and Israel. The lawmakers – Merav...

September 5, 2016 6:53 am
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The Dismissal of a $655 Million Terrorism Judgment Against the PA Sets a Bad Precedent

JNS.org - An Israeli legal rights NGO and an attorney, who together won the largest judgment ever against the Palestinian Authority (PA) in America, say a...

August 31, 2016 1:35 am
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Oh Huma, What Took You So Long?

JNS.org - The humiliated long-time Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin finally left her husband, the disgraced Jewish former congressman Anthony Weiner, after he was discovered...

August 23, 2016 6:29 am
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Russia, Israel and Iran: How the Syrian Conflict Created an Adverse Strategic Triangle

JNS.org - Russia’s unprecedented move last week of dispatching warplanes to bomb targets in Syria through an Iranian airbase may have Israeli officials worried. The move shows...

August 19, 2016 5:38 am
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Against All Odds, Afghan Baby Brought to Israel for Heart Surgery

JNS.org - In a heartwarming display of kindness, philanthropy and medical prowess, Israeli pediatric cardiologists performed a complex heart surgery on a 16-month-old Afghan baby in the wake...

August 15, 2016 6:24 am
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Trump Targets American Voters in Israel

JNS.org - In early August, Israeli media reported that the campaign of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has launched outreach to an estimated 300,000 eligible American...

August 1, 2016 3:53 am
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Wave of Islamic Terror Presents a Problem for Liberal European Media

JNS.org - Beginning with the bloody July 14 Bastille Day terror attack in Nice, France that left 84 people dead, Western Europe has seen an unrelenting...

Features

New York Times Amends Palestinian Terrorist Barghouti’s Op-Ed Amid Outcry

JNS.org - A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York...

World

Trumps Pledges to Release Tax Reform Package Next Week

President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a "massive tax cut" under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week. In an interview with the Associated Press,...

Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu at Jerusalem Meeting With Visiting US Defense Secretar...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that President Donald Trump’s recent actions in the Middle East are “a welcome change.” Netanyahu...

Middle East

Israeli Army Strikes Syria After Three Mortars Hit Golan Heights

The IDF announced on Friday evening that it had attacked the sources of three mortars fired into the northern Golan Heights earlier that day. Friday afternoon, a mortar shell exploded in...

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