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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...

Features

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...

World

As Trump Heads to Davos, Survey Points to Rising Risk of War

The risk of political and economic confrontations between major powers, including outright military conflicts, has risen sharply, according to a survey released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) days before...

Israel

Israel’s Netanyahu Says Indian Peace Hero Gandhi an Inspiration

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the home of Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday, saying modern India's founding father and promoter of peace was an inspiration for humanity. Netanyahu is making the...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Reportedly Shoots Down Missile Fired From Yemen

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s armed Houthi group toward Saudi Arabia's southern Jizan region was shot down by Saudi forces on Tuesday, Saudi state TV Ekhbariya reported. The station gave...

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