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ARTICLES BY: Beth Kissileff / JointMedia News Service


July 21, 2013 7:15 am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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,...

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

Dozens of Pro-Israel Groups Call on Tufts President to Take Action After BD...

Forty-five pro-Israel organizations signed a letter that was sent on Thursday to the president of Tufts University demanding that action...

Israel

At 69, Israel’s Population Stands at 8.68 Million

JNS.org - Israel has approximately 8.68 million residents, the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics reported on Thursday, ahead of the country’s 69th Independence Day next week. The number includes 6.48 million Jewish residents, accounting for 74.7 percent...

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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