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ARTICLES BY: Karen McDonough / JNS.org


April 20, 2017 3:19 pm
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Why Does America’s Largest Cell Carrier Call Israel ‘Palestine?’

“I did a double take,” said Rosenblatt, a high-tech consultant from Edgemont, New York, who was visiting Israel to see his daughter. “I was shocked that an...

December 13, 2016 2:53 am
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Netanyahu Promotes New ‘Terror, Technology, Peace’ Policy to Bolster Israel

JNS.org - Does Israel’s path to peace lie in its technology and cybersecurity sector? Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thinks so -- and he has a new acronym...

November 21, 2016 3:07 pm
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Jewish Groups Soften Antisemitism Allegations Against Bannon

JNS.org -- Jewish organizations that had been at the forefront of antisemitism allegations against Stephen K. Bannon, President-elect Donald Trump’s recently appointed chief strategist and special counselor, softened their stance...

January 27, 2016 3:18 pm
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On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Iran Cartoon Contest Has Policy Implications

JNS.org - As millions of people around the world mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27, this year’s Iranian government-sponsored Holocaust cartoon contest is not...

October 27, 2015 8:02 am
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Can Bridal Fashionista Berta Balilti Turn Israel Into the Dress-Up Nation?

JNS.org - It’s already known as the “start-up nation.” But can bridal fashionista Berta Balilti turn Israel into the dress-up nation? Balilti, owner of Berta Bridal, presides...

July 9, 2015 12:59 pm
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From Haifa to Houston: Israeli Ballet Dancer Makes Unlikely Dream Come True

JNS.org - When Shahar Dori left his Haifa home at age 17 and made a 6,500-mile trip to Montgomery, Ala., to attend a summer ballet program,...

June 12, 2015 10:30 am
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Firm Stance Key in Iran Deal, Says Israeli Envoy to Southwest US

JNS.org -  A strong hand at the negotiating table could lead to an acceptable deal between the six world powers (including the United States) and...

Culture

Film Documenting New Immigrant Wins ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat praised the winners of the recent "Inspired by Israel"...

Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne,...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

Education Reform Expert Warns ADL Report on Spike in Antisemitism at K-12 S...

A US education reform expert cautioned on Monday that a new report claiming a 106 percent spike last year in antisemitism...

Israel

Israel-Germany Relationship ‘Unchanged’ After Netanyahu Cancels...

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel moved quickly to defuse a diplomatic row with Israel on Tuesday after Prime Minister Benjamin...

Middle East

Iranian Opposition Group: Tehran Violating JCPOA With Covert Nukes Research...

Iran is cheating on its historical deal with the US by secretly conducting research into nuclear weapons components such as...

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