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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

A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

World

SFSU Not Planning Further Action After Professor Refuses to Remove Declarat...

San Francisco State University will not take further action to remove a post visible on an affiliated social media page that...

Israel

Israeli Knesset’s Approval of ‘Nation-State’ Law Draws Mi...

The Israeli Knesset’s passage on Thursday of controversial legislation known as the “nation-state bill” drew mixed reactions from Jewish groups...

Middle East

Pro-Assad Villages Evacuated in Deal With Syrian Insurgents

Two pro-government villages in northwestern Syria were evacuated on Thursday, state television reported, in an agreement between the Damascus government and insurgents who had laid siege to them for several...

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