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ARTICLES BY: Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman / JNS.org


March 15, 2022 8:11 am
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Israeli Defense Minister: Dealing With Iranian Aggression Requires Political Responsibility

JNS.org - Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said on Monday that dealing with Iranian aggression required determination, responsibility and prudence, not “hollering from the podium.” Speaking...

March 15, 2022 8:07 am
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Ukrainian Refugees to Receive Free Medical Services in Israel

JNS.org - Israel’s Terem Medical Clinics will be providing free treatment to Ukrainian refugees who do not qualify to join a health fund. Earlier this week,...

January 27, 2022 10:04 am
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Report: Israelis Live Longer Lives Than Most, Despite Major Deficits in Health Care

JNS.org - Israelis have a higher-than-average life expectancy than the majority of people living in 38 Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries, but...

January 24, 2022 9:30 am
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Israeli Medical Discovery Could Help Stop Spread of Pancreatic Cancer

JNS.org - A team of researchers from Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center have discovered how pancreatic cancer cells spread in the liver, which could be...

September 17, 2018 10:47 am
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A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree in Jerusalem, it might require...

September 17, 2018 8:56 am
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Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American Jews and 60% of Israeli...

August 29, 2018 7:41 am
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Fire Kites Sting Negev Honey Farms Just Before Rosh Hashanah

JNS.org - When you drive into Israel’s Sha’ar HaNegev Region in the northwestern Negev, the fields are burnt and black. The trees are broken, and...

July 24, 2018 10:49 am
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American Teenagers Spend Their Summer Saving Lives in Israel

JNS.org - Sophie Roth, 17, from Long Island, New York, had always watched as ambulances whirred by, and wondered what it would be like to...

February 27, 2018 4:36 pm
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Israel and South Korea Grow Closer Based on History, Innovation — and God

JNS.org - On Sunday, IOC President Thomas Bach closed the 2018 Winter Olympics, declaring that the sporting event is “an homage to the past and an act...

February 6, 2018 2:17 pm
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Israeli Military Technology Leads to Everyday Advances — All Over the World

JNS.org - Did you know that the same Israeli technology used to track the virtual movements of terrorists across the Internet is also being used to...

November 17, 2016 7:36 am
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Ireland’s Jewish Population Faces Sad Decline

JNS.org - An Israeli and an Irish Jew walk into a bar. After a shot of whiskey and a pint of Guinness, they discuss neither leprechauns...

October 14, 2016 7:45 am
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At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith

JNS.org - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated to Israel, where they worked the...

October 2, 2016 6:00 am
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Exiled Spanish and Portuguese Jews Are Returning Home to Israel

JNS.org - Sonya Loya never felt Catholic; she was drawn to Judaism instead. Then, in her late 30s, the New Mexico native discovered her family’s hidden secret....

September 27, 2016 6:58 am
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Israel’s Education System Should Be a Tool for Economic Productivity and Unity, Not a Religious Divider

  JNS.org - A recent controversial decision by Israel’s Education Minister Naftali Bennett means that haredi (ultra-Orthodox) students in Israel may continue to miss out on the...

World

Russia Vetoes UN Resolution on Proclaimed Annexations, China Abstains

Russia on Friday vetoed a UN Security Council resolution introduced by the United States and Albania condemning Moscow's proclaimed annexation of parts of Ukraine, with Russia's strategic partner China abstaining...

Israel

Changing Israel’s High-Tech Map: Government Launches Pilot For Tech Cente...

Israel is launching a national pilot program to expose young adults living in peripheral areas to high-tech studies as the...

Middle East

Moroccan Textbooks Emphasize Jewish History, Report Says

School textbooks in the Kingdom of Morocco promote appreciation of Jews and educate students about their contributions to the country, according to an analysis by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). Morocco became...

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