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avatar Ben Frank
Ben G. Frank, journalist, travel writer, is the author of the just-published,"Klara's Journey, A Novel," as well as "The Scattered Tribe," "A Travel Guide to Jewish Europe," "A Travel Guide to Jewish Russia and Ukraine," and "A Travel Guide to Jewish South America."He is considered one of the country's most distinguished commentators on Jewish communities around the world. He blogs at www.bengfrank.blogspot.com "I Travel the World."

ARTICLES BY: Ben Frank


August 13, 2014 8:01 pm
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What’s Next for Ukrainian Jews?

Déjà vu, a horrible dream: Here we are in the 21st Century, and a civil war in Ukraine; fears that Russia will cross the border...

June 11, 2014 6:51 pm
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The Jewish Heart Longs for Odessa

Since the Ukrainian-Russian crisis broke out earlier this year, I have often thought about Odessa on the Black Sea, which some refer to as "Little...

June 4, 2013 1:55 pm
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Venturing Outside the Big Apple? Visit West Point

WEST POINT, NEW YORK - A number of years ago (when Richard M. Nixon was president) my wife and our two toddlers were driving...

Features

Israeli-German Spat Highlights Europe’s Funding of BDS and Terror

JNS.org - A diplomatic spat between Israel and Germany has provided a prominent platform...

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

World

Former ADL Chief Abraham Foxman Warns Against ‘Politicization’ ...

For the community of scholars, activists and advocates involved in combating antisemitism, there is always an occupational hazard of concentrating on one...

Israel

For First Time, F-35 Fighter Jets to Soar Through Israel’s Skies During A...

For the first time, the Israel Air Force’s new F-35 “Adir” stealth fighter jets will take part in the annual Independence...

Middle East

Islamic Cleric Favored by PA President Abbas: Israel Waging War on Muslims ...

Israel is waging war on Muslims with drugs and "sex mania," a leading Islamic cleric in the Palestinian Authority alleged during...

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