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ARTICLES BY: Deborah Fineblum / JNS.org


April 8, 2018 5:41 pm
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Seventy Years of Sacrifice: A Global Salute to Israel’s Fallen Soldiers

JNS.org - If you’ve ever been in Israel for Yom Hazikaron -- the Memorial Day for those who made the ultimate sacrifice for the Jewish homeland --chances are you will...

March 28, 2018 12:22 pm
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From Generation to Generation, Jews Celebrate the Gift of Freedom at Passover

JNS.org - Passover is called the holiday of freedom for good reason. Every year for the last 3,000 or so years, Jews manage to celebrate our...

March 26, 2018 10:21 am
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Eight Questions for Passover

JNS.org - Why is this year going to be different from all other years? Because this year, you can stump your guests with the meaning behind...

February 21, 2018 1:58 pm
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A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed Queen Vashti) would be flummoxed...

February 8, 2018 1:03 pm
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Petri Dish for a Diverse Hi-Tech Israeli Future: Jerusalem’s Hadassah Academic College

JNS.org - Twenty-year-old Balqis Amireh would never have had the chance to study biotechnology if it weren’t for Hadassah Academic College (HAC). And 21-year-old Audelia Sebag...

January 25, 2018 10:28 am
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When Immigrating to Israel Is a Senior Moment

JNS.org - For some retirees, it can come down to choosing to spend their golden years overlooking the Mediterranean instead of a golf course in Boca Raton....

January 4, 2018 1:53 pm
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When the IDF Lone Soldier Experience Becomes a Family Affair

JNS.org - Unlike the 18-year-old Israeli in the next bunk, nobody is drafting or forcing the enlistment of the IDF’s American, French, British, Canadian, Swiss, South...

December 13, 2017 12:47 pm
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Reform Jews Support Israel at Convention, but Some Question Timing of Jerusalem Move

Jacobs was addressing the record-breaking 6,000 Reform Jews gathered in Boston for the Union for Reform Judaism’s (URJ) 74th North American Biennial General Assembly. But it...

November 29, 2017 2:41 pm
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Chabad’s Massive Growth Is Pragmatic, Yet ‘Defies Logic’

JNS.org - How do you go about feeding a crowd of 5,600 hungry rabbis and other guests, many of whom have just traveled across the globe? If...

October 10, 2017 4:42 pm
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School Exchange Program Fosters Israel-Diaspora Bonds

JNS.org - When two little girls got the chance to read a book together -- across a gap of more than 6,000 miles -- it represented just the...

July 12, 2017 1:33 pm
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Exhibit Tells a Holocaust Story of ‘Resistance Through Photography’

JNS.org - In the photograph, Susan Salzberg was the first to spot her late father-in-law’s face -- a face with a striking resemblance to that of her 22-year-old...

June 28, 2017 1:05 pm
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Jewish Seniors Learn That ‘Love Can Happen at Any Age’

JNS.org - After her husband Jerry died, Harriet Vogel started writing letters to him. “I began doing [so] because it was therapeutic and comforting,” says Harriet, a grief...

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:...

Culture

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...

World

Trump, France’s Macron to Discuss Iran Nuclear Deal at White House Si...

US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the Iran nuclear agreement at the White House on Tuesday, although...

Israel

Hamas Leader: Our War With Israel Has Gone International Following Assassin...

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh hinted that Hamas will internationalize its terror campaign against Israel following the assassination of a Hamas...

Middle East

Arab MKs Participate in Palestinian March Mourning Israel’s Founding

JNS.org - Some 10,000 people, including Israeli Arab lawmakers, participated Thursday in a march mourning Israel’s founding. The “March of the Uprooted” is organized by the Higher Arab Monitoring Committee and held...

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