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ARTICLES BY: Eitan Arom / JNS.org


June 26, 2016 5:41 am
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North American Studios Look to Israel for Next Animation Hit

JNS.org - In 2008, Yoram Honig was a producer and director living in Jerusalem, fresh off his first international hit, when the Jerusalem Development Authority (JDA)...

May 3, 2016 6:49 am
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A Remnant of Better Days, Jerusalem’s Only Gay Bar Remains Open

JNS.org - If any city needs a nonjudgmental space, it’s Jerusalem. Both sides of Israel’s capital — the Muslim eastern half and the Jewish western half —...

April 14, 2016 6:44 am
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As BDS Opponents Move From Campuses to State Capitols, California Is Next

JNS.org - Close observers of the anti-Israel Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement have long kept a weather eye on California. But that attention has mostly...

March 29, 2016 6:32 am
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A Vanished Jewish Boomtown Lives on Through Its Holocaust Survivors, Stories

JNS.org - The Eastern European countryside is haunted by the ghosts of countless shtetls whose surviving residents have long since scattered. For the most part, those...

February 8, 2016 4:30 pm
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Israel and the Apartheid Narrative: 2 South African Student Leaders Weigh In

JNS.org - About two-dozen people file into Dodd 175 at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) campus on a Thursday night, scouting out seats and...

February 2, 2016 7:13 am
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Former Soviet Union Jews Convene for Their First Major West Coast Conference

JNS.org - For one weekend at the Westin Pasadena hotel in the Los Angeles area, hallway conversations were conducted mostly in Russian and Hebrew, with English...

January 20, 2016 2:15 am
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CAMERA Conference Fights Efforts to Turn Evangelicals Against Israel

JNS.org - Immanuel Paul looked somewhat out of place in a leather jacket and priest’s collar, seated by himself in a Hollywood ballroom where a conference...

January 15, 2016 3:57 am
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Conservative Judaism’s Rebranding Effort Could Signal a Sea Change

JNS.org - Conservative Judaism has always had something akin to middle-child syndrome: squeezed on both sides by the Orthodox and Reform movements. But lately, its identity...

December 10, 2015 7:03 am
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Hanukkah Candles Lend Warmth and Community to Ailing Ukraine

JNS.org - In the United States, there are those who believe Christmas has swallowed Hanukkah whole, reducing it to a sort of Christmas for Jews. But...

November 17, 2015 7:37 am
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Don’t Think Israel is a Luxury Destination? Check Out These 6 Spots

JNS.org - While Israel is a common destination for cultural and religious pilgrimages, travelers seeking the best hotels, fine dining, and upscale relaxation less often find...

October 9, 2015 4:20 am
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On Syrian Refugee Crisis, Jewish Community Moves From Words to Action

JNS.org - Will Recant pulls both heartstrings and purse strings for a living. As the head of the Jewish Coalition for Disaster Relief, a consortium of 49...

September 27, 2015 4:07 am
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Holocaust to Hebrew: Cantor’s Album Bridges Generations, Genres, Families

JNS.org - These are Israeli folk songs as you’ve never heard them before. And that’s exactly the point: Cantor Elisa Waltzman’s debut album seeks to bridge a...

September 8, 2015 6:12 am
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With Senate Set to Clear Iran Deal, Opponents Must Choose: Keep Opposing, or Call for Strict Enforcement

JNS.org - When she became the 34th U.S. senator to publicly support the Iran nuclear deal, thereby stripping Congress of its power to block the Obama...

August 27, 2015 12:34 pm
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In the Ashkenazi Heartland, a Struggle Over Ruins and Jewish Memory

JNS.org - Walking through Lviv, a Ukrainian city near the Polish border whose Jewish population is a small fraction of what it once was, it’s not...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Trump Ex-Lawyer Cohen Given Three Years in Prison, Blames ‘Blind Loya...

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday for crimes including orchestrating hush payments...

Israel

Baby of Israeli Mother Wounded in Palestinian Shooting Attack Dies, Hundred...

An Israeli baby boy who was delivered early after his mother was seriously wounded in a Palestinian drive-by shooting attack...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Seeks New Political Bloc in Strategic Red Sea Region

Saudi Arabia is seeking an alliance with six countries bordering the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, a strategic area vital to global shipping and increasingly an arena of...

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