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ARTICLES BY: Edmon J. Rodman / JNS.org

February 20, 2014 12:06 pm

‘Moving the Needle:’ Jewish Day School Education’s Search for Relevance

JNS.org - LOS ANGELES - "Moving the Needle" was the name of the recent national Jewish day school conference in Los Angeles, and for...

February 14, 2014 11:26 am

Jews in the Heart of Valentine’s Day

JNS.org - Is the heart of Valentine's Day thumping to a Jewish beat? Yes, I know that February 14th's murky origins lie in a third-century...

January 22, 2014 12:18 am

With Light, Moshe Safdie Builds a Global Architectural Legacy

JNS.org - LOS ANGELES—"Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie," on display at Los Angeles's Skirball Cultural Center through March 2, lets the light...

December 18, 2013 10:27 am

Deck the Halls with Boughs of… Lieberman?

JNS.org - High in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, Chuck Lieberman sells around 200 hundred Fraser firs a year to families...

October 1, 2013 11:24 am

Turning Nuclear Material Into Jewish Jewelry for Hanukkah

JNS.org - While at the U.N. General Assembly and other public forums, Iran continues to tout what it calls the peaceful intentions of its nuclear program to a skeptical audience. But the peaceful intentions...

August 1, 2013 10:58 am

Contemporary Artist Gary Baseman Goes Back Home Through Los Angeles Museum

JNS.org - Inviting the museum visitor down hallways and through rooms of rendered memories and memorials, the Gary Baseman show at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles uses a design...

May 31, 2013 10:26 am

Drawing New Interest to the Talmud

JNS.org - On a journey into art and text that will take seven and a half years to complete, Jacqueline Nicholls is drawing the...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel

JNS.org - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Study: Latest Palestinian Textbooks Show Increased Indoctrination to Jihad and Martyrdom

JNS.org - In July 2017, the Palestinian Authority (PA) schoolbooks for the...

Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State

JNS.org - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers

JNS.org - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...


Palestinian Authority President Abbas Calls US Ambassador to Israel Friedma...

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday criticized US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman for his support of Israeli...

Middle East

On Eve of Trump-Saudi Meeting, Riyadh Calls Iran Nuclear Deal Flawed

Saudi Arabia called the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers a "flawed agreement" on Monday, on the eve of a meeting between the Saudi crown prince and US President Donald Trump who...