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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...


Baseball Icon Dykstra Takes on a New Hobby: Torah Study

JNS.org - As part of bettering his life since serving six months of a three-year sentence behind bars for grand...


Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...


Wake Forest University Students Adopt Antisemitism Definition, Denounce Den...

Jewish and Zionist groups at Wake Forest University in North Carolina applauded their student government this week, after it endorsed...


Senators Push for US Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

A resolution was introduced in the Senate on Tuesday calling for US recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. The non-binding bill was authored by Republicans Ted Cruz of Texas...

Middle East

Erdogan Says Trump Positive on Turkish Military Plan to Push East in Syria

Turkey may start a new military operation in Syria at any moment, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, touting support from US President Donald Trump even though the Pentagon...