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Rabbi Anson Laytner is the immediate past president of the Sino-Judaic Institute and long-time editor of its journal, Points East. SJI is a US-based international non-profit organization that, since 1985, has worked to assist the Kaifeng Jewish descendants reconnect with their Jewish heritage, promote the study of historic Jewish communities in China, and support the growth of Jewish and Israel Studies programs in China. Its website is: www.sino-judaic.org.

ARTICLES BY: Anson Laynter


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Christian Missionaries Threaten Survival of Kaifeng Jews

After two centuries of slow decline, the Kaifeng Jews of Central China, who now number only in the hundreds, are again struggling to ...

Culture

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...

Features

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

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Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...

World

Hebrew University Distances Itself From Lecturer Who Said Palestinian Kids ...

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem distanced itself from a professor who claimed that the Israeli military was using Palestinian children...

Israel

UK and Israel Sign Post-Brexit Free Trade Deal

The United Kingdom and Israel finalized a post-Brexit free trade agreement on Monday. British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox flew to Israel for the signing of the deal,...

Middle East

Netanyahu: Arab Countries Know Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Can’t Be ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday in Jerusalem with a visiting Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish...

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