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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...

Features

How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

World

Trump to Sign Order Targeting Antisemitism on College Campuses

US President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order on Wednesday threatening to cut federal assistance to colleges that fail to combat antisemitism, a senior administration official said on...

Israel

Israel’s El Al to Try Out Direct Flights to Australia

El Al Israel Airlines said on Tuesday it will operate direct flights from Tel Aviv to Melbourne on a trial basis in April and May in what would be the...

Middle East

Abbas Announces PA General Elections in 2020

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas announced Tuesday that Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and eastern Jerusalem will go to the polls next year, for the first...

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