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ARTICLES BY: Ashley Perry / JNS.org


March 27, 2018 11:36 am
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Pesach Signifies the Joining of the Jewish People — Ashkenazi and Sephardic

JNS.org - Passover has been described as the “Independence Day of the Jewish People” -- the day of our national liberation. Indeed, it is possible to describe the...

January 31, 2018 1:08 pm
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Give Sephardi Voices a Seat at the Global Jewish Table

JNS.org - It is rare that a week passes without a new initiative in the Jewish world to promote pluralism and diversity. And I believe it...

January 24, 2018 2:07 pm
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The Sephardi Perspective

JNS.org - While deciding on the title for this blog, I was keenly aware of the use of terminology and its sometimes confusing and divisive role. How...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

Trump Defends Supreme Court Nominee as Accuser Faces Deadline

President Donald Trump on Wednesday stepped up his defense of his US Supreme Court nominee, saying it was hard to imagine Brett Kavanaugh committed a sexual assault and it would...

Israel

Israeli Police Thwart Arab Terrorism in Jerusalem on Yom Kippur

JNS.org - An attempted stabbing attack was thwarted on the night of Yom Kippur by Israeli police in Jerusalem. Just after the beginning of the holiday at 7 pm, a 26-year-old man...

Middle East

Gulf Arab States Should Be Party to Proposed Iran Treaty Talks: UAE Officia...

Washington's Gulf Arab allies should be included in proposed treaty negotiations with Iran over its ballistic missile program and regional...

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