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ARTICLES BY: Evelyn Gordon / JNS.org

October 28, 2018 6:33 pm

We Need to Talk About the Importance of Non-Orthodox Movements

JNS.org - The Jewish Federations of North America held their annual General Assembly last week under the title “We Need to Talk” -- with “we”...

March 30, 2018 11:02 am

Use UNRWA’s Financial Crisis to End Its Shameful Apartheid System

JNS.org - UNRWA -- the United Nations agency tasked with caring for Palestinian refugees and their descendants in perpetuity -- is facing what it terms its worst financial...

March 15, 2018 3:55 pm

Understanding Israel’s Love Affair With Trump

JNS.org – Bipartisanship was the watchword at last week’s AIPAC conference, but it’s no secret that pro-Israel Democrats have trouble swallowing Israelis’ enthusiasm for President Donald Trump,...

March 1, 2018 1:09 pm

Netanyahu Supporters Defiant Amid Corruption Charges

JNS.org - Some recent polls show that if Israel held elections today, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud Party would likely win again, despite police...


Baseball Icon Dykstra Takes on a New Hobby: Torah Study

JNS.org - As part of bettering his life since serving six months of a three-year sentence behind bars for grand...


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...


Dutch Government Passes Binding Resolution, Cutting Fiscal Assistance to PA

JNS.org - Holland’s parliament passed a binding resolution on Monday to cut 7 percent of assistance to the Palestinian Authority in 2019. The vote was 94-56. It occurred shortly after Palestinian Media Watch...


Senators Push for US Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

A resolution was introduced in the Senate on Tuesday calling for US recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. The non-binding bill was authored by Republicans Ted Cruz of Texas...

Middle East

Erdogan Says Trump Positive on Turkish Military Plan to Push East in Syria

Turkey may start a new military operation in Syria at any moment, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, touting support from US President Donald Trump even though the Pentagon...