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ARTICLES BY: Karen McDonough / JNS.org


May 9, 2017 4:37 pm
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Sweden’s ‘Moral Superpower’ Mindset Leads to Deteriorating Ties with Israel

JNS.org - Should Israeli officials be surprised that Sweden was the only European Union country to vote for an anti-Israel UNESCO resolution that denied Israel's sovereignty over...

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

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

Swastikas Deface Holocaust Memorial In Greece for Second Time In a Year

JNS.org - A Holocaust memorial in Greece was vandalized with swastikas on Friday, the second such incident this year. The perpetrators have yet to be identified. This development occurred with the latest anti-government...

Israel

New Exhibit on Maimonides Celebrates Renowned Jewish Scholar With Internati...

JNS.org - An exhibit showcasing original manuscripts and writings of one of Judaism’s most revered rabbis is opening at the Israel...

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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