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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

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Brutal Murder of French Jewish Pensioner Sarah Halimi Motivated by ‘A...

French Jews have cautiously welcomed the decision of the Paris public prosecutors' office to recognize the murder of Sarah Halimi...

Israel

Netanyahu Delays Settlement Planning Committee Meeting Ahead of Greenblatt ...

JNS.org - Ahead of the arrival of Jason Greenblatt, the Trump administration’s international negotiations representative, in the Middle East this week,...

Middle East

Saudi Newspaper: ‘No Lasting Peace Can Exclude Hamas and its Supporte...

Despite an all-time low in relations between the Riyadh government and the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas, a leading Saudi newspaper has...

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