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ARTICLES BY: Gil Shefler / JNS.org


December 20, 2012 2:48 pm
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Up-and-Coming Jewish Standup Comic Jamie Lee a Texan for the Jokes?

In a famous "Seinfeld" episode, Jerry believes his dentist, Dr. Tim Whatley, converted to Judaism for the jokes. In the real world, is up-and-coming Jewish standup...

December 4, 2012 3:39 pm
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UN Upgrade Could Shift Israeli-Arab Conflict to the Courtroom

Israel and the Palestinians have fought each other on many battlefields and many diplomatic fronts for decades, but the passing of the resolution upgrading the...

November 18, 2012 2:37 am
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Kosherfest 2012 Serves Up Fake Bacon and Real Innovation

SECAUCUS, NJ—Nothing says Jewish food like a bowl of matzoh ball soup or a slab of pastrami on rye. But will Mediterranean gefilte fish or...

Features

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence

JNS.org - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving

JNS.org - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...

World

US Jewish, Pro-Israel Groups Mourn Sudden Death of Civil Rights Icon Elijah...

Many American Jewish and pro-Israel groups expressed condolences on Thursday over the sudden death of US Congressman Elijah Cummings. In a...

Israel

After Latest Unity Offer Rejected, Israeli Coalition Talks Remain Stalemate...

After a day of speculation, Israel’s centrist Blue and White party rejected a unity government proposal from Prime Minister Benjamin...

Middle East

Gaza’s Growing Pet Population Stretches Scant Vet Resources

Palestinians in Gaza are increasingly turning to domestic pets for emotional comfort from the harsh realities of the economically-depressed enclave but the growing animal population is stretching ill-equipped veterinarian facilities. Some...

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