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ARTICLES BY: Gary Schiff / JNS.org

November 28, 2021 7:05 am

A Call to Action: Join the Maccabees

JNS.org - Hanukkah is a joyous time, as it should be. But many Jews celebrate it superficially, merely by eating latkes and sufganiyot, spinning dreidels...

October 17, 2021 6:39 am

Israel Needs More Daylight, Not Less, With the US

JNS.org - US President Joe Biden recently remarked that he wanted no daylight between the United States and Israel. In response, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali...

September 30, 2021 11:00 am

Five Ways to Help Israel Prepare for Next Year’s Wildfire Season

JNS.org - As Jews begin to pray for rain following Sukkot, and with the 2021 wildfire season hopefully behind us, it is important to reflect...

February 28, 2021 9:40 am

Israeli Politicians Should Stop Copying the US Election Model

JNS.org - Political strategists in the United States who were working against the Trump administration deduced that the best way to be victorious in November...

January 4, 2021 5:39 am

An Abrahamic Family Reunion

JNS.org - Of all the efforts that US President Donald Trump made that benefited the Jewish people, the most meaningful and lasting may be the...

August 7, 2020 8:24 am

Could National Service Bring America Together?

JNS.org - America might be as divided as it has been since the Civil War. According to Pew Research data, more than four in 10...

June 3, 2020 7:11 am

Are We Properly Caring for Our Aging Parents? Coronavirus Says No

JNS.org - Much has been written about the reasons that Israel is faring better than the United States in protecting its populace from the COVID-19...

April 13, 2020 9:28 am

Passover 2020: Reflecting on a Brighter Future

JNS.org - Although the coronavirus pandemic has been devastating for families who have lost loved ones and is challenging us all in many ways, perhaps...

February 4, 2020 9:43 am

Is Haredi Refusal to Serve in the IDF Crippling Israeli Politics?

JNS.org - As Israel heads into its third round of elections in a 12-month period, one number continues to hold the political process hostage. Both...

September 2, 2019 6:47 am

Abbas Is Right: It’s Time to Phase Out the Palestinian Authority

JNS.org - When Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas announced in July that he was canceling the PA’s security cooperation with Israel, veteran Israeli journalist Khaled...

May 20, 2019 7:28 am

What Will the Jewish World Look Like in 20 Years?

JNS.org - There are stark differences in demographic trends for the world’s two major Jewish population centers -- the United States and Israel. Recent data...

April 24, 2019 2:33 pm

What Would Menachem Begin Do About the Trump Peace Plan?

JNS.org - In the United States, we sometimes longingly remember past presidents and envision how they would have responded to today’s challenges. The same is...


The Netherlands Searches Art Collection for Nazi-Looted Works in Government Buildings, Museums

The Netherlands is probing whether there are any Nazi-looted artworks from...

Israeli Athlete Earns Historic Win at European Climbing Tournament  

Geva Levin became the first Israeli athlete to medal at the International Federation...

LeBron James Receives Blessing From Kabbalist Rabbi at Jewish Wedding

Four-time NBA champion LeBron James received a blessing from famed Kabbalist Rabbi Yoshiyahu...


14 Children and One Teacher Killed in Texas Elementary School Shooting: Gov...

A gunman opened fire at an elementary school in South Texas on Tuesday, killing 14 students and one teacher, Governor Greg Abbott...


IDF Forces Come Under Palestinian Fire Near Jenin; Seize Terror Suspect, As...

Israeli security forces came under fire as they apprehended a terrorism suspect and assault rifles during a Tuesday morning raid...

Middle East

Turkish Foreign Minister Backs Palestinians Ahead of Israel Talks

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu started a two-day trip to the Palestinian territories and Israel on Tuesday, the first such visit by a senior Turkish official in more than a...


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