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Hizky Shoham is a research fellow at the Jerusalem-based Shalom Hartman Institute and a faculty member at the Interdisciplinary Program for Hermeneutics and Cultural Studies at Bar-Ilan University. His book, “Israel Celebrates: Jewish Festivals and Civic Culture in Israel,” will be released by Brill Publishers this spring.

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The Christian, Nebraskan Roots of the Modern Jewish Arbor Day

JNS.org - It’s a little-known quirk of timing and history that the transformation of Tu B’Shvat, which falls on February 11 this year, traces its origins...

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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

Israeli-Palestinian Dialogue Event at Syracuse University Cancelled Amid Bi...

A dialogue event on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at Syracuse University was nixed last week, allegedly over concerns about its political leanings. The event...

Middle East

Turkey Will Enter Syria’s Manbij If US Doesn’t Remove YPG Fight...

Turkish forces will enter the Syrian town of Manbij if the United States does not remove YPG Kurdish fighters, and...

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