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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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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

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...

World

After Auschwitz Visit, Pence Accuses Iran of Nazi-Like Antisemitism

US Vice President Mike Pence accused Iran of Nazi-like antisemitism on Friday, maintaining his harsh rhetoric against Tehran just a day he attacked European powers for trying to undermine American sanctions on...

Israel

Yesh Atid MKs: Unity Talks with Gantz Coming Down to ‘Core IssuesR...

In a process that could prove pivotal for the upcoming Israeli elections, unity talks between Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid...

Middle East

Iran Rejects Antisemitism Allegation by Pence

Iran on Saturday rejected accusations of antisemitism leveled against it by US Vice President Mike Pence, saying it respected Judaism but opposed Israel, which Tehran said was acting like a...

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