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July 27, 2017 12:11 pm
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‘Menashe’ Presents a Rare Authentic, On-Screen Depiction of Hasidic Judaism

JNS.org - In the film Menashe, which debuts across America on July 28, director Joshua Weinstein has delicately crafted a work that emanates a rarely seen authenticity, tenderness...

Culture

Baseball Icon Dykstra Takes on a New Hobby: Torah Study

JNS.org - As part of bettering his life since serving six months of a three-year sentence behind bars for grand...

Features

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

Georgia Mulls Moving Its Embassy to Jerusalem

JNS.org - Georgia is contemplating relocating its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. In a meeting with Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely in the country on Sunday, Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili announced that she...

Israel

Rona Ramon, Wife of Israeli Astronaut Ilan Ramon, Dies

JNS.org - Rona Ramon, the wife of the late Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon, who perished in the Columbia space shuttle explosion in 2003, died on Monday at age 54 after a long...

Middle East

Turkey May Start New Syria Operation at Any Moment, Erdogan Says

Turkey may start a new military operation in Syria at any moment, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, adding that US President Donald Trump had given a positive response...

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