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ARTICLES BY: Diana Burmistrovich / JNS.org


January 23, 2014 2:04 am
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Food for Sprucing up the Modern Simcha

JNS.org - If the words "kosher catering" conjure up visions of bland and unhealthy food, and memories of bar and bat mitzvahs past still...

January 15, 2014 8:02 am
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Originating in Kabbalah, Tu B’Shevat Seder Becomes Forum for Environmental Activism

JNS.org - A simple way to celebrate Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish New Year for trees, is to grow a plant or eat some fruit....

November 8, 2013 10:15 am
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Jewish Genetic Screening Becomes More Accessible With At-Home Testing

JNS.org - One in four Jews is a carrier of one or more of the 19 known preventable Jewish genetic diseases, according to...

August 28, 2013 9:09 am
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CAMERA Helps Jewish Students Fight Back on Campus

JNS.org - Lighting up the screen at Boston University Hillel is a progression map of Israel titled "Palestinian Loss of Land." The image isn't surprising...

April 16, 2013 10:45 am
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‘Hatikvah:’ Remixing Israel’s National Anthem (VIDEO)

Not every song can sustain its power no matter how many times it is performed and reformed. But as the 65th Israel Independence Day approaches,...

January 3, 2013 10:47 pm
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Jewish Youths, With Newtown on Their Minds, Rally Against Gun Violence at USY Convention

BOSTON—In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, United Synagogue Youth's annual international convention ventured outside the confines of its Jewish denomination and...

Culture

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...

Israel’s Other Founding Fathers and a Vanquished World

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019). “Time...

Supermodel Karlie Kloss Confirms She Converted to Judaism Before Marrying Joshua Kushner

Supermodel Karlie Kloss confirmed for the first time publicly that she...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

World

17 UC Berkeley Professors Warn ‘Discriminatory’ BDS Campaign Po...

Seventeen faculty members at the University of California, Berkeley, warned on Tuesday against the threat posed by the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment,...

Israel

Israel Says UN Gaza War Crimes Report Biased Against It

Israel said on Thursday a UN report critical of its use of lethal force during Palestinian protests on the Gaza border was biased and should have included a demand that the...

Middle East

Iran Will Boost Defense Capabilities Despite US Pressure, Khamenei Says

Iran is determined to boost its defense capabilities despite mounting pressure from the United States and its allies to curb its ballistic missile program, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday. "We...

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