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ARTICLES BY: Alina Dain Sharon / JNS.org


October 9, 2017 3:39 pm
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Rise of Far-Right Party Worries German Jews and Israel

JNS.org - The rise of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in the country’s recent election has been described as a “political earthquake.” Meanwhile, many Jewish leaders’...

May 10, 2017 1:27 pm
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Start-Up Nation Meets Shavuot: Israel’s Efficient, High-Tech Dairy Industry

JNS.org - Self-driving cars. Drip irrigation. Missile defense. Milk? Amid all the buzz around Israel’s “start-up nation,” including Intel’s $15 billion acquisition of Mobileye in April, a lesser-known...

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...

Culture

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Features

NATO States and Israel Share Urban Warfare Insights

JNS.org - Representatives from 12 NATO countries recently visited Israel to take part in a first-of-its-kind conference on the challenges...

Syrian Women Seeking Medical Aid ‘Love’ Israel, See Its ‘True Face’

JNS.org - Unprecedented video footage broadcast on Israeli television on Sunday showed Syrian women and children...

Former Israeli General and Ex-State Department Official Clash Over Peace Obstacles

JNS.org - A former Israeli general and an ex-State Department official presented sharply differing views...

World

Chabad Centers to Open in Uganda, Laos, Montenegro

JNS.org – The Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic movement on Sunday announced that it will open three new centers -- in Uganda, Montenegro and Laos. The announcement was made at the annual International Conference of...

Israel

Israeli Minister Looks to Disqualify Pro-BDS Groups From National Service P...

JNS.org – Israeli Strategic Affairs and Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan on Monday sent a letter to Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel,...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Army Chief Warns of ‘Israeli Threat,’ Urges Readine...

JNS.org – Lebanon’s army chief on Tuesday warned of an “Israeli threat” and urged his soldiers to be ready for a...

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