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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...

Culture

‘Unorthodox’ Star Shira Haas Shares Throwback Purim Photo From Childhood

Israeli actress Shira Haas shared with her Instagram followers on Thursday a photo...

Genesis Prize Foundation to Honor Life and Legacy of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

JNS.org - The Genesis Prize Foundation announced plans to honor the late prominent...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

Israel

Israel Says Initial Assessment Is Iran Behind Explosion on Israeli-Owned Sh...

Israeli defense minister Benny Gantz said on Saturday his "initial assessment" was that Iran was responsible for an explosion on...

Middle East

Palestinians Shut West Bank Schools to Contain Coronavirus Variants

Schools in the West Bank will shut down for 12 days in an effort to stop a sharp rise in coronavirus variant infections, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said on...

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