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ARTICLES BY: Beth Kissileff / JointMedia News Service

July 21, 2013 7:15 am

War Correspondent’s Death Changed Course for Oscar-Winning Jewish Producer Simon Chinn

JNS.0rg - The career of British-Jewish film producer Simon Chinn, who has received two Academy Awards in the Best Documentary category, might have taken a...

May 21, 2013 2:30 pm

Jonathan Ames, ‘Herring Wonder’ and HBO Series Creator, Does Israel

Writer Jonathan Ames, creator of the HBO television series "Bored to Death," is known for his fearless and exhibitionistic persona. One can find YouTube videos...

March 25, 2013 10:35 am

Winner of Israel’s Top Literary Prize Masters the ‘Craft of Asking Questions’

Beyond his use of Latin, Shimon Adaf is a Renaissance man when it comes to the arts, expressing himself in poetry, prose and music....

February 13, 2013 5:58 pm

Jewish Teen Turns Tragedy Into Advocacy, Shares a Roundtable With the President

On Yom Kippur, Sept. 26, 2012, Sami Rahamim was with his father Reuven at Beth El Synagogue in St. Louis Park, Minn. On Feb....

October 3, 2012 3:34 pm

Sukkot: The Environmental Perspective

The weather is changing and in North America the leaves are falling, yet around this time of year Jews persist in going outside just when...

February 27, 2012 3:31 pm

Loss and Recovery: Stephen Greenblatt’s “The Swerve”

A few years ago, Stephen Greenblatt was asked to write on Vilna (also known as Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania) for the Nextbook series. However,...


Richard Gere to Star in Apple Adaptation of Israeli Series ‘Nevelot’

Apple is negotiating for the rights to adapt an Israeli television series that...

Gal Gadot Shows Solidarity With Israeli Women Protesting Domestic Violence in Nationwide Strike

Israeli actress Gal Gadot expressed support for the thousands of women across Israel...

Non-Jewish Kids Reveal They Know Little About Hanukkah on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

A new segment featured Monday on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" showcased children...


Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...


US Discusses Iran Sanctions With Iraq, Baghdad Hurt by Curbs on Iranian Gas...

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday he discussed sanctions against Iran with Iraqi energy officials as Washington pressures...


Unknown Egyptian Twitter User Impersonates IDF Chief Rabbi

A top Israeli diplomat revealed on Wednesday that a Twitter account apparently originating in Egypt was impersonating the IDF chief rabbi. Elad Ratson, the director of research & development and special...

Middle East

Turkey Says in Talks With UN About Khashoggi Investigation

Turkey is in talks with the United Nations regarding the investigation into the killing of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday. Last week, UN...

December 11, 2018 7:38 am