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Eliana Rudee is a contributor to the Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity. She is a graduate of Scripps College, where she studied International Relations and Jewish Studies. Follow her @ellierudee.

ARTICLES BY: Eliana Rudee / JNS.org


April 25, 2018 12:25 pm
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Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy mid-April evening under the Nachlaot...

April 19, 2018 2:01 pm
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Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next generation of world Jewry to love and appreciate the nexus between religious...

April 18, 2018 9:50 am
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College Parties Like No Other, Bringing Israel Into the Mix

JNS.org - In the weeks leading up to Yom Ha’aztmaut -- Israel’s Independence Day -- on April 19, pro-Israel students from more than 160 university campuses across North...

March 21, 2018 11:51 am
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Alan Dershowitz on Israel at 70: ‘A Light Unto the World’

JNS.org - Ahead of Israel’s 70th birthday in May, longtime Harvard University Law professor, attorney and author Alan Dershowitz announced that he is donating an ambucycle...

March 9, 2018 1:28 pm
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International Women’s Day: Real-Life ‘Wonder Women’ of Israel

JNS.org - They respond to emergency calls from the public, often putting themselves in danger in order to save lives. They perform CPR, deliver babies and...

March 1, 2018 10:54 am
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New Book Explores African-American Basketball Players in Israel

JNS.org - David A. Goldstein is a Canadian sports executive, lawyer and author of the new book, Alley-Oop to Aliyah: African American Hoopsters in the Holy Land. According to Goldstein, when...

February 15, 2018 3:39 pm
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Couples Who Save Lives Together Form Lasting Bonds

JNS.org - While matchmaking is not something often considered a priority in the world of emergency medical services, a good number of volunteer first responders have...

February 13, 2018 3:55 pm
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Ahmadi Muslims Are Among the Persecuted Mideast Minorities Given Religious Freedom in Israel

JNS.org - As a small Islamic sect of an estimated 20 million people -- about one percent of the global Muslim population -- the Ahmadiyya community is a persecuted minority across...

January 18, 2018 1:34 pm
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Israel’s Wine Industry Grows Better With Age

JNS.org - Israeli winemakers say that, just like the beverage they produce, their industry is growing better with age. More than 50 Israeli wineries, together with...

January 4, 2018 2:52 pm
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Jewish Students Around the World Report Shared Challenges on BDS, Antisemitism and Apathy

JNS.org - They may live thousands of miles apart, but student activists from around the world identify various shared challenges living as Jews in their respective...

January 2, 2018 3:28 pm
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Trailblazing a New Breed: Biblically-Inspired, Bourbon-Style Israeli Whiskey

JNS.org - Norm Cohen and Alan Cohl are confident that their new breed of whiskey will echo Israel’s success in making the desert bloom. They are...

December 29, 2017 2:29 pm
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The Much-Awaited Grassroots, Zionist, Progressive Movement Is Here

JNS.org - Salt and pepper -- peanut butter and jelly -- Zionism and progressivism. Few question the inherent, irrefutable bond between the first two of those pairs, but civil rights attorney...

December 22, 2017 3:11 pm
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Some Iraqi Jews Have Unfinished Business in Their Old Country

JNS.org - When thinking of the words “refugee” and “Middle East,” many displaced groups come to mind. But few know that some of the original refugees of...

December 20, 2017 3:31 pm
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Reflecting on the Diversity and Rising Popularity of Israeli Cuisine

JNS.org - A few years ago, when film director and producer Roger Sherman referred to Israel as one of the “hottest food scenes in the world,”...

Culture

Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Films Video Onstage During Israel Concert

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter filmed a video onstage during his band's live concert...

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

World

Israeli Chief Rabbi, European Jewish Leaders, Condemn Calls to Remove Kippa...

JNS.org - Rabbi David Lau, the Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel, along with several European rabbis, called on German Jews...

Israel

Top Hamas Official Warns: Gaza Border Protests Will Continue After May 15

A top Hamas official warned on Wednesday that the ongoing Gaza border demonstrations -- expected to reach their peak on May 15, known as "Nakba Day" by the Palestinians --...

Middle East

In Power for 15 Years, Iraq’s Shi’ites Split Ahead of Crucial V...

United in their fight against Saddam Hussein's oppression for decades, Iraq's Shi'ites have become deeply fragmented and disillusioned with their...

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