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ARTICLES BY: Deborah Fineblum / JNS.org


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:...

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...

Culture

New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape...

Radiohead Rocks Tel Aviv With Longest Performance in 11 Years, Defying BDS

JNS.org - Some 50,000 Israelis flocked to Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park on Wednesday night...

Features

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...

A Tale of Two Palestinian Worlds

JNS.org - For slightly more than a decade, the two main areas slated for a future Palestinian state -- the disputed territories in...

Israel

Three Israelis Stabbed to Death by Palestinian Terrorist During Shabbat Din...

Three Israelis were stabbed to death and another was seriously wounded on Friday night by a knife-wielding Palestinian terrorist who...

Middle East

Erdogan Allies Attack Istanbul Synagogue, Warn of Further Violence Over Tem...

Activists from a Turkish fascist youth movement whose leader enjoys close relations with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attacked the...

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