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April 5, 2021 12:49 pm
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Yad Vashem Online Exhibit Emphasizes the Power of Family

JNS.org - The world will mark Yom Hashoah—Holocaust Memorial Day—on April 7-8 with particular attention on the 80th anniversary of a campaign against the Jews...

December 23, 2020 5:50 am
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Black and Jewish: Braving the Pitfalls, Jews of Color Find Peace

JNS.org - It’s one of the few rap videos around that features a lead singer in frockcoat, tallis, and shtreimel -- paired with a cascade...

December 2, 2020 6:52 am
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Lighting Up the World With Hope During Hanukkah

JNS.org - Just saying the word “Hanukkah” brings smiles, as does conjuring up the sight of candles ablaze and hearing the sounds of boisterously off-key...

November 5, 2020 6:09 am
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Knowledge Is Power Against Hate: Online Course Designed to Set Holocaust Record Straight

JNS.org - Anyone who still believes that ignorance is bliss hasn’t seen how easily it can be turned into hate. November 9 will mark 78 years...

September 24, 2020 6:05 am
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Bonds Building Bonds — Honoring Generations of Sound Investment

JNS.org - If anyone in your family celebrated a bar or bat mitzvah, a wedding, or the birth of a baby after September 3, 1950,...

September 9, 2020 6:37 am
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Shofar: A Love Song

JNS.org - As first-chair trumpet in the Orville Wright Junior High School band in Los Angeles in 1966, Robbie Weinger didn’t know it, but he...

August 24, 2020 5:38 am
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‘And Your God Will Be My God’: For One Jewish Convert, the Wait Is Over

JNS.org - “I’m so thrilled to be a part of B’nai Israel and to have finally found my place with the Jewish people, after nearly...

July 22, 2020 4:51 am
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Mourning in 2020: Tisha B’Av Spotlights Losses Old and New

JNS.org - This year, Jews the world over got into the Tisha B’Av mood several months earlier than usual. During a typical summer, Jewish families and...

July 5, 2020 3:12 am
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Masked Mitzvot: Welcoming New Life Amid COVID-19

JNS.org - “In this time of great darkness, the souls who come down now must be sources of great light.” -- Rabbi Doniel Katz, whose...

June 9, 2020 6:10 am
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In an Era of Global Uncertainty, Record Numbers of Jews Seek Out Israel

JNS.org - In a time of darkness, pandemic, pandemonium, and power struggles, a thin ray of light can be seen in the Jewish world and...

May 28, 2020 6:35 am
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‘Your People Will Be My People’: A Shavuot Shout-Out to Ruth’s ‘Daughters’

JNS.org - “You shall love the convert, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.” -- Deuteronomy 10:19 There was a moment some 2,500...

May 17, 2020 6:55 am
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In a Time of Need, Jewish Teens Give Back

JNS.org - Tutor a kid in math. Paint a community center. Distribute challahs to the homebound. Raise money for trees in Israel. Upgrade your school’s...

April 13, 2020 9:00 am
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The Challenges, and Beauty, of This Year’s Passover

JNS.org - In Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared a complete lockdown for Passover seder night, threatening arrest or a fine to anyone found on...

April 2, 2020 7:51 am
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A Parents’ Guide to This Year’s Nuclear Family Seder

JNS.org - “Even if all of us were wise, all of us understanding, all of us knowing the Torah, we would still be obligated to...

Culture

Eilat Miss Universe Contest to Go Forward Despite Omicron, Minister Says

Israel will host the Miss Universe beauty pageant in the Red Sea resort...

Holocaust Survivors Meet With British Cricketer After Row Over Antisemitic Comments

Two Holocaust survivors met with a British former cricket player on Thursday to...

New Exhibit on History of Jewish Communities in Arab World Opens in France

An exhibition opened to the public on Wednesday at France's Institut Du Monde...

World

US President Biden Says Hanukkah Story ‘Undeniably American’

i24 News — United States President Joe Biden released a statement wishing a happy Hanukkah to those who celebrate on Sunday, commemorating the first night of the Jewish holiday. Hanukkah, also...

Israel

Indian Ambassador to Israel, Indian-Israeli Jews Mark Anniversary of 2008 M...

Indians in Israel, including officials, overseas students, and Jewish citizens of Indian descent, commemorated in various events the 13th anniversary...

Middle East

Jordanians Protest Against Water-for-Energy Deal with Israel

Several thousand Jordanians protested on Friday against a water-for-energy deal with Israel and the United Arab Emirates, calling on their government to scrap its peace agreement with Israel and saying...

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