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Avi Weiss is the founding rabbi of the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale in New York City. His most recent book, “Open Up the Iron Door: Memoirs of a Soviet Jewry Activist,” was recently published by Toby Press.

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September 21, 2015 6:17 am
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Kol Nidre and the White Fire of the Iran-Deal Discourse

JNS.org - The High Holidays are here, reaching their crescendo with Yom Kippur’s Kol Nidre prayer, made famous by Al Jolson and Neil Diamond in “The Jazz...

Features

Iranians Furious at Regime as Economy Teeters on the Brink

JNS.org - Thousands of Iranian citizens have been protesting across the country, including in major cities such as Tehran, Karaj,...

Israeli Hospitals Drill the Transition from ‘Routine to War’

JNS.org - Under the expert guidance of IDF Home Front Command, Israeli hospitals across the country are shoring up their...

World

Massachusetts Bishop Accused of Anti-Israel ‘Blood Libel’ Offer...

A US Episcopal Church Bishop has apologized for an incendiary false claim about Israel made at a meeting of senior church leaders...

Israel

Tami, the World’s Oldest Hippopotamus in Captivity, Passes Away at Jerusa...

JNS.org - The oldest hippopotamus living in captivity died in her sleep at Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo on Thursday. Tami, 59, was...

Middle East

Iranian Regime Leaders Vexed by European Union Stance on US Sanctions

Iranian leaders communicated mixed messages over the weekend concerning their efforts to persuade the European Union to oppose tough US sanctions on the Tehran regime. In an interview with Iran's YJC...

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