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Atara Arbesfeld is a student at Yeshiva University's Stern College studying Communications and Judaic Studies.

ARTICLES BY: Atara Arbesfeld


September 5, 2012 1:37 am
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Late Night with Jew In The City (INTERVIEW)

Contrary to initial assumptions, it was surprising to learn from the eponymous blogger behind the Jew In The City that the website's moniker is NOT...

August 20, 2012 11:16 pm
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Two Thieves Who Posed as Chassidic Jews Nabbed In France

French police arrested two suspected thieves who disguised themselves as Orthodox Jews with fake beards on Monday, charging them with robbing a number of jewelry...

August 20, 2012 2:00 pm
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Israeli Government Held Secret Meeting With Rabbi Ovadia Yosef On Iran

Last Friday Israeli officials secretly met with political party Shas' spiritual leader Rav Ovadia Yosef and briefed him on the Iranian nuclear threat, according to...

August 19, 2012 3:28 am
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Sixteenth Century Women’s Ladino Siddur Republished In Israel

"Women need their own prayer books that are different from men's" according to a 16th century rabbinic ruling by Rabbi Meir Benveniste, who decided to undertake the...

August 17, 2012 4:06 pm
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Multi Million Dollar Terrorist Theme Park Brought to you by Hezbollah (VIDEO)

A multi-million dollar theme park funded by Hezbollah will feature "family-friendly" rides and activities that encourage and celebrate terrorism against Israel, according to a documentary...

August 17, 2012 10:36 am
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Peruvian Neo-Nazi Group Leader Seeks Jewish Expulsion

Martin Quispe Mayta, the 38-year-old founder of the Andean National Socialism Movement, is posing a threat to Peru's Jewish community as he is attempting to...

August 16, 2012 8:43 pm
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Elvis Presley’s Jewish Roots Highlighted on his 35th Yahrtzheit

On the 35th anniversary of his death Thursday, Tablet magazine highlighted something about Elvis Presley that even his die-hard fans probably don't know: he's Jewish! According...

August 15, 2012 9:32 pm
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Rabbis Ask Apple To Remove Anti-Semitic “Protocols of the Elders of Zion” From iTunes

The Conference of European Rabbis, an Orthodox rabbinic body, wants Apple to remove an anti-Semitic book being sold for 99 cents on iTunes, according to...

August 15, 2012 7:35 pm
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Jewish Actress Mayim Bialik Hospitalized After Car Accident

"Bing Bang Theory" Star Mayim Bialik was injured in a car accident this afternoon in Los Angeles. The accident reportedly occurred between Hollywood Boulevard and La...

August 15, 2012 9:43 am
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One of World’s Most Decorated Olympic Gymnasts Lives In Israel, Still Does Her Splits

One of the world's most decorated Olympic medalists is currently living in the country whose capital is known as "the City of Gold." Agnes Keleti,...

August 14, 2012 11:30 pm
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CBS Ignores Alleged Inaccuracies in News Report About Israel’s Christians

According to media analysts at CAMERA, CBS's newsmagazine 60 minutes has failed to correct several factual errors about Israeli Christians that were presented during a...

August 13, 2012 6:25 pm
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Bugras Bomber Identity Still Unknown, More Details to be Released Tuesday

The latest findings on July's terror attack in Burgas will not be revealed to the public in totality, according to Bularia's Interior Ministry. Some details,...

August 9, 2012 11:11 pm
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In Wake of Killer’s Guilt Plea, Statement from Leiby Kletzky’s Parents Offers Hope

On Thursday, a bearded and yarmulke-clad Levi Aron finally pleaded guilty in front of Brooklyn judge Neil Firetog for kidnapping , killing, and dismembering the...

August 9, 2012 4:41 pm
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Chilling: Videos of Toulouse Terrorist Standoff Published

French police have begun an investigation into the video leaks of taped exchanges between police and the Toulouse terrorist who killed four at a yeshiva...

Culture

Patriots Owner Kraft Apologizes in First Statement Since Charges

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft apologized on Saturday in his first public statement since he was charged for soliciting...

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...

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

Jewish Council Warns Against Antisemitism at Scottish Universities

A representative body of Scottish Jewish communities has warned of concerning levels of antisemitism faced by Jewish students and teachers at Scottish universities. In a submission to the Equality and Human Rights...

Israel

On 40th Anniversary, Israel-Egypt Peace Deal Hailed for Opening ‘New ...

Tuesday marked the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Israel-Egypt peace treaty. The 1979 agreement -- brokered by then-US President...

Middle East

Hamas Prisoners Attack Two Guards, One Seriously Injured

JNS.org - Two guards at Ketziot Prison in southern Israel were wounded, one seriously, when Hamas prisoners stabbed them late Sunday night after clashes broke out at the facility. Both guards...

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