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ARTICLES BY: Jonathan Greenstein


December 13, 2017 1:38 pm
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Hanukkah Menorahs — Through the Ages

The holiday of Hanukkah celebrates the victory of the Maccabees over the occupying Greek Assyrians more than 2,200 years ago -- which led to the re-dedication of the...

May 26, 2017 11:06 am
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Remembering the Great Ze’ev Jabotinsky

Over the course of 35 years of collecting, buying, selling and auctioning off Jewish ritual objects, I have held hundreds of thousands of objects in my hands....

November 23, 2016 8:07 am
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Traveling to Israel Through Art

I delayed my first visit to Israel until my eldest son could don his tefillin for the first time at the Western Wall. By then, I was...

July 5, 2016 9:33 am
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Jewish and Multiethnic Art Comes to Crown Heights

The last time I was at Nostrand Avenue and Lincoln Place in Brooklyn was probably in the early 1970s in the backseat of my father’s car. In...

January 2, 2013 3:10 am
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The Master of Judaica

I couldn't let it happen. They were screaming at me: "Please don't let me get melted down for my scrap value!" That's how it all...

Culture

Roy Nissany Becomes Israel’s First Formula One Driver

JNS.org - Roy Nissany will become the official test driver for the Williams Group, making him Israel’s very first Formula...

Eyewitness to Horror: New York Museum Opens Exhibit of Art by Holocaust Victims

Michael Morris, a curator at New York's Museum of Jewish Heritage, was trying...

Features

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...

World

NYPD Cops Who Captured Accused Monsey Hanukkah Party Stabber Awarded Honors

The two police officers who detained the man accused of stabbing five people during an antisemitic attack on a Hanukkah party in Monsey, New York, on Dec. 28 were honored...

Israel

Netanyahu Welcomes World Leaders Arriving in Israel for World Holocaust For...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday greeted the 46 world leaders arriving in the Jewish state for this week's...

Middle East

Iran Seeks Help Reading Downed Plane’s Black Boxes in New Standoff

Iran said it had asked the US and French authorities for equipment to download information from black boxes on a downed Ukrainian airliner, potentially angering countries which want the recorders...

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