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ARTICLES BY: Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman / JNS.org


September 19, 2016 7:33 am
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What You Need to Know About the Top Five Jewish Beatboxers

JNS.org - Jews have the gift of the mouth. Whether it’s food, talking or music, Jewish performers have rocked Hollywood to Broadway and Vaudeville to hip...

September 11, 2016 4:13 am
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Ancient City Unearthed Where David Battled Goliath

JNS.org -- Archaeologists believe they have found the location of the battle between David and Goliath, narrated in the Book of Samuel, in a mysterious...

September 1, 2016 6:35 am
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Larger-Than-Life Haredi Rabbi’s Legacy Remembered

JNS.org - The indelible legacy that the late haredi Rabbi Maran HaGaon HaRav Yosef Sholom Elyashiv has left on his community is still felt today. Even after...

August 26, 2016 2:59 am
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Explaining the Rise of the Far-Right in Europe

JNS.org - The refugee crisis, escalating terrorism and dissatisfaction with the political elite are blamed for the current rise of Europe’s far-right political parties. Such a...

August 25, 2016 5:10 am
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After World Vision Scandal, Palestinian Aid Groups Face New Scrutiny

JNS.org - World Vision and other foreign-aid organizations that have funneled millions of dollars to the terror group Hamas are directly responsible for the murder of...

August 24, 2016 1:15 am
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American Soldier and Rising Conservative Star Discusses US Politics (INTERVIEW)

JNS.org - Peter Hegseth, a rising figure in American conservative media, has one eye on the current war on terror and another on history. He’s the author...

August 15, 2016 6:28 am
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Ben-Gurion University Institute Tackles Water Shortages, Hygiene in Developing Countries

JNS.org - Israeli water experts believe that by 2050, almost half of the world’s population will live in countries with a chronic water shortage. What’s causing the...

August 15, 2016 6:09 am
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How to Use Your Judaism to Lose Weight

JNS.org - Cholent on Shabbat day. Brisket on Rosh Hashanah. Matzo balls and challah – lots of challah. Jews love food, and much of Jewish culture...

August 3, 2016 7:24 am
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Can Different Jews Unite for the High Holidays?

JNS.org - In April 2015 – in the aftermath of the death of 25-year-old African-American man Freddie Gray inside a police van after being arrested by...

August 3, 2016 7:20 am
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Nine Ways to Celebrate the High Holidays Without Stepping Foot in a Shul

JNS.org - There is a lot of beauty to the traditional synagogue experience. However, a traditional High Holidays service just does not speak to some –...

August 3, 2016 6:34 am
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Colorado’s Camp Ramah Builds Bridges by Welcoming Jewish-Mexicans

JNS.org - At a time when Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has promised that if elected, “We’re going to have a big, beautiful wall” dividing Mexico...

July 29, 2016 4:19 am
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Jewish and Christian Israel-Supporters Discuss Anti-BDS Efforts in Knesset

JNS.org - “In each and every generation they rise up against us to destroy us,” Israeli MK Aliza Lavie (Yesh Atid) reminded a packed Knesset hall...

July 21, 2016 2:17 pm
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Facial Recognition Technology May Become Jewish Institutions’ First Line of Defense

JNS.org - At around 1 p.m. on a cloudy day in April 2014, Frazier Glenn Miller Jr., 74, pulled into the rear parking lot of the...

July 10, 2016 4:22 am
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New Models Focus on the ‘I’ in Israel Education

JNS.org - Earlier this year, Barry Chazan, professor emeritus of education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, penned an op-ed for the New York Jewish Week in...

Israel

Police on High Alert After Jerusalem Terror Bombings

i24 News - Israel's police on Friday said that it would continue to reinforce stations in Jerusalem following a bombing terrorist attack on Wednesday that killed one and wounded over...

Middle East

Iran’s Khamenei Praises Basij Forces for Confronting...

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that Basij militia forces have sacrificed their lives in what he...

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