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ARTICLES BY: Deborah Fineblum / JNS.org


May 9, 2017 4:03 pm
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Lag B’Omer: Top 10 Ways to Celebrate

JNS.org - Lag B’Omer isn’t one of the best-known Jewish holidays, though some may notice that the men whose faces have grown fairly fuzzy following Passover are...

May 3, 2017 11:21 am
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New Study Advances Digital Future of Jewish Learning

JNS.org - A new report on the implications of advancing educational technology and digital engagement hopes to guide the Jewish community through the complex space of hi-tech learning. “Smart Money:...

April 25, 2017 2:02 pm
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Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) say they've seen a growing phenomenon: third-generation...

April 10, 2017 4:14 pm
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4 Cups, 5 Stars: Kosher Wine Increasingly Popular at Passover Seders

JNS.org - Even the most finicky wine snob won’t be able to “pass over” the new generation of kosher wines. And if Jews are commanded to...

March 26, 2017 6:21 am
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New Documentary Details Extraordinary Holocaust Escape

JNS.org - The mission to tell the world the story of Jack Kagan's risky escape from a Nazi labor camp consumed Kagan and his son Michael for years....

January 25, 2017 5:15 am
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New Israeli Program for Teachers Addresses Diaspora Jewish Education

JNS.org - For Shani Tauber, it all came together when her group left the house of Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, the religious-Zionist pioneer known as “Rav...

December 21, 2016 6:57 am
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Economic Mission Strengthens Innovation Ties Between Israel and Massachusetts

JNS.org -- Who would ever imagine that two peoples living 5,470 miles apart (that’s 8,803 kilometers for the Israelis) would share so much in common,...

December 19, 2016 2:28 pm
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Cousins Torn Apart by the Holocaust Meet for the First Time at Yad Vashem

JNS.org -- When Fania Bilkay and her son, Evgeni, stepped up to her desk, Sima Velkovich was winding down an ordinary work day in the...

December 6, 2016 12:11 pm
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Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time Jewish leadership, in an historic move for the community and the Chabad-Lubavitch...

September 5, 2016 6:39 am
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Two Levys Bring Hebrew Music Museum to Life in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Is it a coincidence that the two people most intimately involved in creating the Hebrew Music Museum are both Levys, descendants of the ancient...

August 4, 2016 4:00 am
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One Israeli Nurse to Another: A Love Story

JNS.org - Elie Schiff will tell you flat out that she was born into a family of Zionists. In fact, as far back as she can...

July 10, 2016 4:26 am
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Dr. Birthright: Current, Future Medical Professionals Get to See ‘the Real Israel’

JNS.org - Inviting tomorrow’s doctors to fall in love with Israel today. That’s the whole idea behind the American Physicians Fellowship for Medicine (APF), a specialized track...

June 17, 2016 2:53 am
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Love Letters of the Holocaust

JNS.org - This is a story about the power of letters to span both years and miles, and to unite the hearts of children and their...

April 27, 2016 11:41 am
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Intergenerational Bonds Bloom When Jewish Seniors, Students Share a Campus

JNS.org - When Shirley H. Gould House resident Marilyn Herbst sees the kids from Katz Hillel Day School of Boca Raton, Fla., walk in the front...

Features

Abbas Honors Terrorists Ahead of Trump Visit

The Palestinian Authority (PA) honored two terrorists this month in the lead up to President Donald Trump's visit with PA...

US Veterans in Israel: Memorial Day Profiles in Courage and Healing (Part Two)

JNS.org - According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 20 veterans commit suicide across...

World

ADL Rejects Anti-Israel Activist Linda Sarsour Over BDS, Upholds Her ‘...

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) issued a sharp rejection on Thursday of the pro-BDS positions advocated by Linda Sarsour – the...

Israel

Netanyahu Presented With Plan to Transfer Some Eastern Jerusalem Neighborho...

JNS.org - Knesset member Dr. Anat Berko (Likud) has presented Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with a plan to separate some...

Middle East

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Defies Trump Over Iran’s Middle East ...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov directly challenged US President Donald Trump's tough stance on Iran this week during a briefing...

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