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Dr. Judy Kuriansky is an internationally-known clinical psychologist, professor at Columbia University Teachers College, author, humanitarian, and NGO representative at the United Nations. Her grandparents are Jewish immigrants to America with roots from Russia, Poland, Germany and Austria.

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New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape persecution by leaping to their...

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

Russia, Iran and Turkey Seek Deal on New Syria Constitutional Body

Russia, Iran and Turkey are nearing agreement on the composition of a Syria committee that could pave the way for the drafting of a new constitution and for elections after...

Israel

IDF Performs Limited Demolition of Barkan Industrial Park Killer’s Home

JNS.org - The home of Ashraf Na’alwa, who murdered two of his Israeli co-workers at their workplace at the Barkan Industrial Park in October, was partially demolished on Monday morning, amid...

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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