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ARTICLES BY: Deby Medrez Pier


March 28, 2012 11:01 am
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Subterranean Expedition to Recover £500m Worth of Fine Art Belonging to Jews

A subterranean expedition is being launched near Dresden, Germany to recover between 250 and 500 pieces of art looted by the Nazis in World...

March 23, 2012 3:03 pm
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ADL Accuses Chavez of “Anti-Semitic” Campaign

The president of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, was accused by the Anti-Defamation League  of "provoking Anti-Semitism" in the country by attacking his main opposition candidate Enrique...

March 21, 2012 5:13 pm
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Unveiling a Genius and Lover: Albert Einstein

It was Albert Einstein who developed the theory of general relativity, but who would have thought that Albert Einstein's love letters would land gravitationally into...

March 21, 2012 3:06 pm
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An Evening with 5 Grammy Time Award Winner, Idan Raichel

Last week, the Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel celebrated their 20th anniversary with an exclusive presentation by The Idan Raichel Project at The Town...

March 20, 2012 4:35 pm
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The Shondes Interview: Indie Punk Rock (VIDEO)

Have you heard of the Brooklyn based indie punk band, The Shondes? We had the good fortune of having Louisa Salomon, the lead singer of the...

March 20, 2012 2:00 pm
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Israel Bomb Shelter Seeks Showcase in New York City

"Artists 4 Israel" is an association of recognized and talented artists that join their forces to educate the world on  Israeli polemics. The alliance's new...

March 20, 2012 1:01 pm
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Israeli Law Bans Underweight Models to Curb Eating Disorders

In 2006 Spanish modeling agencies began turning down underweight models due to the influence of rail-thin models, which were leading to eating disorders in young girls...

March 15, 2012 12:57 pm
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Israel Goes Izabo for Eurovision 2012 (VIDEO)

Similar to American Idol, the annual Eurovision Song Contest is one of the world's most popular musical competitions.  According to the Museum of Broadcast Communications,...

March 14, 2012 2:28 pm
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Top Jewish Billionaires List 2012

For the 25th consecutive year,  Forbes Magazine has released "The World's Billionaires List".  The combined wealth of the billionaires equals $4.6 trillion, with Mexico's...

March 13, 2012 1:21 pm
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New Off-Broadway Musical: Old Jews Telling Jokes

Old Jews Telling Jokes is co-created by Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent, and is directed by Marc Bruni. The production, "showcases five actors in a revue...

March 9, 2012 4:46 pm
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Judean Shekel Sells for 1.1 Million

A Judean coin from 66 A.D. sold for $1.1 million at Heritage Auctions in New York City to a private East Coast collector. The coin was part...

March 7, 2012 6:12 pm
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Hundreds of Israelis Participate in Tel Aviv Purim Zombie Walk

Hundreds of Israelis participated in a "Zombie Walk" during the Jewish holiday of Purim yesterday in Tel Aviv, Israel. Purim is a holiday that commemorates...

March 7, 2012 4:22 pm
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‘Rabbi to the Diplomats’ Brings Megillah to Alan Gross

Rabbi Arthur Schneier, president and founder of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation and Senior Rabbi at the Park East Synagogue in New York,...

March 7, 2012 3:43 pm
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Scribe Writes Entire Megillah on Her Clothes

Everyday of the year Julie Seltzer is a scribe, a baker and an artist. This Purim she is a megillah (Purim scroll) Scribe Julie Seltzer is...

Culture

Toronto Raptors Jewish Co-Owner: Team Will Visit Israel If It Wins NBA Championship

JNS.org - The Toronto Raptors won their first NBA championship on Thursday, and...

Actor Neil Patrick Harris Shares Picture in Israel Ahead of Tel Aviv Pride Parade

American actor Neil Patrick Harris, who starred in "How I Met Your Mother,"...

Features

In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp

JNS.org - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah...

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York

  JNS.org - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled...

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

World

Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US

Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals," the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United...

Israel

Thousands of Palestinians Riot on Border, Amid Heightened Gaza Tensions

Thousands of Palestinians rioted on the Israel-Gaza Strip border on Friday, hurling rocks, firebombs and explosive devices at IDF troops. Also on Friday, numerous blazes were ignited in southern Israel by...

Middle East

Saudi Seeks Oil Supply Protection as US and Iran Face Off

Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies after the United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that...

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