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ARTICLES BY: Jacob Kamaras / JNS.org


May 5, 2016 12:47 pm
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‘No Statue of Limitations on Genocide,’ Nuremberg Anniversary Confab Reminds

JNS.org - Why should the casual observer care about the seemingly obvious need to prosecute and convict Nazi war criminals, whether it be during the Nuremberg...

April 21, 2016 6:30 am
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Another Year, Another Flood for Houston’s Jews. What Now?

JNS.org - For the second straight year, this is a story that I wish I didn’t need to write. But for the second straight year, I’m...

April 20, 2016 6:19 am
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Houston Jewish Community Is Flooded Again

JNS.org - Just 11 months after a massive Memorial Day flood damaged about 500 Jewish homes (among more than 2,500 homes overall) and three synagogues in...

April 15, 2016 6:47 am
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For Alan Gross, Cuban Prison Didn’t Harden His Heart or Weaken His Ambition

JNS.org - Alan Gross used to be nothing more to me than a tragic headline. When I started my position at this news service in July 2011,...

April 7, 2016 6:36 am
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Purimspiel: ‘Believe Me, Nobody Beats Haman Like Trump’

JNS.org - On the campaign trail last Thursday, Republican presidential primary front-runner Donald Trump devoted a YUGE chunk of his remarks to that day’s Jewish holiday...

April 4, 2016 2:03 pm
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Speaking in Two Languages With Father Naddaf, Christian Champion of the IDF (INTERVIEW)

JNS.org - “It’s nice that he understands both English and Hebrew,” Father Gabriel Naddaf tells his interpreter, Amit Barak, at Houston’s Royal Sonesta hotel while I...

March 29, 2016 6:37 am
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Israel’s UN Envoy Offers ‘Positive Agenda’ at World Body (INTERVIEW)

JNS.org - “Every week there is an attack at the UN against Israel,” Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon told me at the recent...

March 22, 2016 8:44 am
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AIPAC Slams Trump’s Rhetoric, But Did Bipartisanship Trump Anti-Trump Hype?

JNS.org - A seemingly immeasurable amount of hype leading up to the 2016 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference centered on the influential pro-Israel lobby’s...

March 9, 2016 7:32 am
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Nina Paul Harnesses the Power of Women’s Giving for Israel

JNS.org - A recent study conducted by the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis confirmed prior research that women are more likely to donate...

March 9, 2016 7:18 am
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On 85th Anniversary, a Restored Historic Texas Synagogue Gets ‘Kinky’

JNS.org - Taking this reporter on a recent tour of Galveston Island’s Congregation Beth Jacob, the synagogue’s staff and lay leaders show remarkable attention to detail....

March 8, 2016 7:30 am
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Kinky Friedman’s Unique and Jewish Take on the 2016 Election (INTERVIEW)

JNS.org - My recent interview with popular singer-songwriter Kinky Friedman was arranged as part of my article about Friedman’s upcoming concert for the 85th anniversary of a restored historic Texas...

February 25, 2016 7:00 am
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Houston, We Do Not Have a Kosher Problem

JNS.org - For most of my 29 years, I’ve been spoiled rotten when it comes to kosher food. I was raised not only in New York City,...

February 24, 2016 5:24 am
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Jewish Leader Urges Rhode Island to Reject Syrian Refugees Over Antisemitism

JNS.org - Citing the influence of antisemitic Syrian school textbooks, Jewish leader Dr. Charles Jacobs on Monday appeared at the Rhode Island State House to urge...

February 8, 2016 1:08 pm
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Women of Chabad Shatter ‘Preconceived Notions’ at Leadership Conference

JNS.org - More accustomed to seeing the annual “class picture” of the Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic movement’s rabbinical emissaries at their annual conference? Chabad is spotlighting its female...

Culture

Mourning a Jewish Man of Laughter

He was a prankster who loved to wear purple. He was a devoted father of two young girls. His phone...

Food Scholar Adam Richman Shares Emotional Moment at the Western Wall

Jewish TV personality and food expert Adam Richman visited the Western Wall in...

Features

New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses

JNS.org - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the...

In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp

JNS.org - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah...

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York

  JNS.org - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled...

World

Trump: US Jews Who Vote for Democrats Guilty of ‘Total Lack of Knowle...

US President Donald Trump stirred another hornet's nest on Tuesday afternoon by accusing American Jews who vote for the Democratic...

Israel

Chelsea FC Women’s Team Enjoys 3-1 Victory Over Israel Women During P...

Visiting soccer side Chelsea FC Women defeated the Israeli Football Association's Women's national team 3-1 in a Tuesday evening friendly...

Middle East

Base Used by Iran-Allied Iraqi Militias North of Baghdad Targeted by Air St...

A large explosion ripped through a military base in Iraq affiliated with an Iran-backed militia, according to reports on Tuesday. Sky...

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