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ARTICLES BY: Judy Lash Balint / JNS.org

January 31, 2022 9:39 am

New Survey Reveals Israel’s Mizrachim Jewish Majority Overlooked by School Textbooks

JNS.org - The majority of Jews in contemporary Israel are descendants of Jews who were expelled or fled from countries under Muslim rule between 1948...

December 16, 2020 6:24 am

50th Anniversary of Leningrad Trial Sparks Memories and Education

JNS.org - On December 15, 1970, a small item appeared at the top of page three of The New York Times under the jarring headline,...

November 9, 2020 7:35 am

French Olim Help Fill Needed Health Care Gaps in Northern Israel

JNS.org - As a wave of Islamist terror directed at churches and priests raises religious tensions in France, a special group of recent French immigrants...

March 5, 2020 11:10 am

Scholars Discuss the Mainstreaming of ‘Israelophobia’ in America

JNS.org - With the waning of bipartisan support for Israel in the United States, growing concern over the increasing hostility towards the Jewish state has...

February 19, 2020 11:23 am

Catholic Church Symbolism Again Becomes an Issue Near Death Grounds of Auschwitz

JNS.org - The protest outside the church at Birkenau during last month’s commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp...

January 14, 2020 11:06 am

Oldest Working Journalist in the World Feted in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Israel is the home of Walter Bingham, 95, certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest living radio-talk show host. At a...

April 19, 2019 10:32 am

Nineteen Ways You Know It’s Passover in Israel

JNS.org - If you’ve never heard an Arab calling out alter zachen (“old things”) in Yiddish, then you’ve never experienced pre-Passover preparations in Jerusalem. It’s...

November 2, 2017 3:48 pm

Iconic Jerusalem Site Harnesses Virtual Reality to Fuse the Past, Present and Future

JNS.org – One of Jerusalem’s most iconic tourist sites is deploying futuristic technology to blend the past and the present, placing it at the vanguard of...

June 30, 2017 10:23 am

New Airport Expected to Be a Game-Changer for Southern Israel’s Tourism Scene

JNS.org - Driving into Timna Park, a 15,000-acre nature reserve bounded by majestic, red-tinged hills, it’s easy to feel the awe and serenity that’s the hallmark of...

June 29, 2017 1:13 pm

Archaeology Haven of Caesarea Seeks to Emerge as ‘Main Tourism Site’ in Israel

JNS.org - Chances are that if you’ve been on an organized tour to Israel during the past four decades, you’ve visited the ancient Mediterranean harbor city...

February 8, 2017 7:03 am

Women’s Pre-Army Program Forced to Move, Reflecting Religious Debate in Israel

JNS.org - It’s hard to believe that 27 female teenagers are the cause of an intense debate within Israel’s national-religious population. The young women are students at Mechinat...

February 1, 2017 8:05 am

How Two US-Trained Israel Advocates Became International Spokesmen

JNS.org - You could say that Yishai Fleisher was destined to be a Jewish activist. Born in Haifa on the day of the 1976 Entebbe hijacking...

January 8, 2017 6:58 am

Preserving the Early History of the State of Israel

JNS.org -- The early founders of the Jewish state are being encouraged by an ambitious documentary program to tell their remarkable, personal stories of Israel's beginnings, so that...

December 23, 2016 3:01 am

Israel’s First Hanukkah Candle Factory Endures 77-Year History

JNS.org - The Menorah Candle Company, a manufacturer and exporter of millions of Hanukkah candles worldwide, is one of the oldest businesses in the industrial zone of...


West Bank Reaching ‘Boiling Point’ Says UN Mideast Envoy

i24 News - The United Nations special coordinator for the Middle East peace process warned on Monday that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is "again reaching a boiling point." During a briefing to...


IDF Says 500 Terrorist Attacks Thwarted This Year

The Israeli military said Tuesday that it thwarted an estimated 500 terrorist attacks since the beginning of the year, amid an ongoing wave of violence that claimed the lives of...

Middle East

Niece of Iran’s Supreme Leader Urges World to Cut Ties with Tehran in...

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's niece, a well known rights activist, has called on foreign governments to cut all...


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