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Diana Cohen Altman is executive director of the Karabakh Foundation, which since 2010 has focused on introducing the world to Azerbaijani culture. A former museum director, she writes extensively about cultural topics.

ARTICLES BY: Diana Cohen Altman / JNS.org


December 18, 2016 5:17 am
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Jewish-Azerbaijani Hanukkah Party: Why Wouldn’t We Go?

JNS.org -- Is Judah Maccabee rolling over in his grave? Hardly. Indeed, the hero of the Hanukkah story would have delighted in the sheer scope...

July 11, 2016 7:17 pm
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Why Karabakh Matters to Azerbaijanis

JNS.org - Azerbaijan. So in following the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, you have been asked to pay attention to that little country on the Caspian Sea. An ancient...

Culture

‘Unorthodox’ Star Shira Haas Shares Throwback Purim Photo From Childhood

Israeli actress Shira Haas shared with her Instagram followers on Thursday a photo...

Genesis Prize Foundation to Honor Life and Legacy of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

JNS.org - The Genesis Prize Foundation announced plans to honor the late prominent...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

Israel

Israel Says Initial Assessment Is Iran Behind Explosion on Israeli-Owned Sh...

Israeli defense minister Benny Gantz said on Saturday his "initial assessment" was that Iran was responsible for an explosion on...

Middle East

Palestinians Shut West Bank Schools to Contain Coronavirus Variants

Schools in the West Bank will shut down for 12 days in an effort to stop a sharp rise in coronavirus variant infections, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said on...

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