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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...

Features

Iranians Furious at Regime as Economy Teeters on the Brink

JNS.org - Thousands of Iranian citizens have been protesting across the country, including in major cities such as Tehran, Karaj,...

Israeli Hospitals Drill the Transition from ‘Routine to War’

JNS.org - Under the expert guidance of IDF Home Front Command, Israeli hospitals across the country are shoring up their...

World

Massachusetts Bishop Accused of Anti-Israel ‘Blood Libel’ Offer...

A US Episcopal Church Bishop has apologized for an incendiary false claim about Israel made at a meeting of senior church leaders...

Israel

Tami, the World’s Oldest Hippopotamus in Captivity, Passes Away at Jerusa...

JNS.org - The oldest hippopotamus living in captivity died in her sleep at Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo on Thursday. Tami, 59, was...

Middle East

Iranian Regime Leaders Vexed by European Union Stance on US Sanctions

Iranian leaders communicated mixed messages over the weekend concerning their efforts to persuade the European Union to oppose tough US sanctions on the Tehran regime. In an interview with Iran's YJC...

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