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ARTICLES BY: Ashley Perry / JNS.org

November 21, 2018 10:59 am

Putting Jewish Refugees From Arab States on the Global Agenda

JNS.org - Do you know what we commemorate on November 30? Sadly, for most Israelis and Jews around the world, it is just another day. However, according...

March 27, 2018 11:36 am

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

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

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...


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...


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

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

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...


Hungarian PM Orban Urges End to Israeli-Polish Rift Over Holocaust

Hungarian leader Viktor Orban urged Poland and Israel on Tuesday to resolve their dispute over accusations of Polish complicity in the Holocaust, making the appeal in Jerusalem after Warsaw pulled out of...


Young Palestinian Discovers Jewish Roots, Becomes Anti-UNRWA Activist

A young Palestinian Muslim man was raised to hate Jews, but then discovered that he himself was Jewish, embraced his ancestral faith, and became an activist against the Palestinian refugee...

Middle East

Sources: Despite Sanctions, Iran’s Oil Exports Rise in Early 2019

Iran's exports of crude oil were higher than expected in January and are at least holding steady this month, according to tanker data and industry sources, as some customers have...