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Anav Silverman is a columnist and educator whose work has been published widely online and in print, both in Israel and internationally. She has appeared on Al Jazeera, BBC Radio, and CBS 2 and has contributed to BBC News, The Philadelphia Bulletin, The Huffington Post, Front Page Magazine, Bangor Daily News, Maariv, The Jerusalem Post, YNet News, and other publications.

ARTICLES BY: Anav Silverman


March 16, 2015 8:29 am
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Israeli Politicians Debate for the Last Time in English Before Tuesday’s Elections

One of the last political debates before Israel's general elections on Tuesday, March 17, took place at the Jerusalem Great Synagogue on Saturday night. Aimed...

December 31, 2013 11:15 am
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Israeli Settler Doctor Provides Free Care to Ailing Palestinians

On a day when snow still covers the Judean hills, a Jewish doctor from Efrat drives into the neighboring Palestinian village of Wadi Nis. He...

April 11, 2012 11:53 am
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Evicted in 2005 Disengagement, Still Fighting for Return

Over 6,000 people visited the northern Samaria town of Homesh on Tuesday duringthe Passover holiday including Information Minister Yuli Edelstein, MKs Danny Danon and Aryeh...

April 3, 2012 11:20 am
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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Has Warm Words for Israel

As New Jersey governor Chris Christie made his way to the Western Wall during an intensive visit to Jerusalem on Monday, he was greeted by...

March 29, 2012 11:29 am
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Jewish Residents Celebrate Purchase of Home in Hebron

Thursday morning found the settlement community of Hebron in very high spirits. "It's an historical day," Yifat Alkobi, a local Hebron resident, told...

March 28, 2012 3:20 pm
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Sigmar Gabriel’s Skewed View of Hebron

When Sigmar Gabriel wrote that Hebron was "an apartheid regime for which there is no justification," on his Facebook page (March 14), the chairman of...

March 12, 2012 7:53 pm
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Surviving the Next Round of Rocket Fire on Southern Israel (PHOTOS)

ASHDOD- A rocket war rages in the south of Israel as life continues so normally in the rest of this tiny country. Only...

March 2, 2012 10:16 am
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The Dream of Zionism: Yesterday and Today

Working as an educator at Hebrew University High School for the past three years, I've had the privilege to teach the next generation of Jerusalem...

February 14, 2012 11:58 am
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Jerusalem Students Greet Oldest Couple to Make Aliyah in History

A class of 33 eighth grade students from Hebrew University High School (Leyada) in Jerusalem, greeted the oldest couple to make aliyah in the history...

January 19, 2012 11:55 am
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Ethiopian Israelis Protest by Knesset Over Injustices

Ethiopian Israelis marched by the thousands in Jerusalem this week in the late afternoon, from the Knesset Parliament to the city's center, against a blazing...

December 27, 2011 10:57 am
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Sderot Residents Celebrate a Rocket-Free Chanukah

It is a rainy day in the working-class city of Sderot, Israel, located less than two kilometers away from the Gaza Strip. Against the dreary...

November 23, 2011 4:40 pm
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UNESCO and the Cultural War over Israel’s Holy Sites

It is a clear blue and busy day in the holy city of Hebron. A small crowd of press gathers around Israeli Minister Yuli Edelstein...

November 1, 2011 2:43 am
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Southern Israeli Residents Struggle Under ‘Nightmarish’ Rocket Fire

Sixteen-year-old Liz Sheetrit and her family stand in their home with shell-shocked expressions as they point to their burnt front yard and shattered kitchen window....

Culture

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...

Israel’s Other Founding Fathers and a Vanquished World

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019). “Time...

Supermodel Karlie Kloss Confirms She Converted to Judaism Before Marrying Joshua Kushner

Supermodel Karlie Kloss confirmed for the first time publicly that she...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

World

17 UC Berkeley Professors Warn ‘Discriminatory’ BDS Campaign Po...

Seventeen faculty members at the University of California, Berkeley, warned on Tuesday against the threat posed by the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment,...

Israel

Israel Says UN Gaza War Crimes Report Biased Against It

Israel said on Thursday a UN report critical of its use of lethal force during Palestinian protests on the Gaza border was biased and should have included a demand that the...

Middle East

Iran Will Boost Defense Capabilities Despite US Pressure, Khamenei Says

Iran is determined to boost its defense capabilities despite mounting pressure from the United States and its allies to curb its ballistic missile program, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday. "We...

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