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ARTICLES BY: Deborah Fineblum / JNS.org


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...

April 26, 2016 7:23 am
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Jewish Seniors Stump for Their 2016 Candidates

JNS.org - When Norma Shulman recently spoke before a gathering of Massachusetts Democrats, she held up the Adlai Stevenson campaign button her mother wore back in...

April 26, 2016 7:03 am
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Seniors Increasingly Use the Web to Expand Their Jewish Horizons

JNS.org - When she was in her 30s, Janet Buchwald fell head over heels in love. With the Hebrew language. Three decades later, whenever the 65-year-old Sudbury, Mass.,...

March 22, 2016 7:03 am
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From Mourning to Mission: Miriam Peretz, Mother of All the Boys

JNS.org - Before 1998, Miriam Peretz’s life was rather ordinary. She and her husband were living in the same house in the Jerusalem suburb of Givat...

Features

New York Times Amends Palestinian Terrorist Barghouti’s Op-Ed Amid Outcry

JNS.org - A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York...

World

Trumps Pledges to Release Tax Reform Package Next Week

President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a "massive tax cut" under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week. In an interview with the Associated Press,...

Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu at Jerusalem Meeting With Visiting US Defense Secretar...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that President Donald Trump’s recent actions in the Middle East are “a welcome change.” Netanyahu...

Middle East

Israeli Army Strikes Syria After Three Mortars Hit Golan Heights

The IDF announced on Friday evening that it had attacked the sources of three mortars fired into the northern Golan Heights earlier that day. Friday afternoon, a mortar shell exploded in...

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