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Martin Polack, modern Orthodox, a graduate of Yeshiva and Columbia Universities, is a programmer/analyst, but his real passion has been Jewish adult education and outreach. He lives in Teaneck, NJ.

ARTICLES BY: Martin Polack

September 23, 2016 6:57 am

Assimilation Is Our Greatest Threat, But We Can Help Stop It

Assimilation is the great tragedy destroying the Jewish people -- and it gets worse and worse every day. A majority of the world’s Jews outside of...


Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence

JNS.org - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving

JNS.org - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...


‘The Canary in the Coalmine of Global Hatred’: UN Special Rappo...

The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief presented his findings on the rise of antisemitism to the...


Following Netanyahu’s Failure to Form a Government, What Comes Next?

For the first time in a decade, someone other than Benjamin Netanyahu will be asked to form a government in Israel. The 70-year-old prime minister has called two elections this year,...

Middle East

Turkey Will Resume Syria Assault If US Promises Not Met: Erdogan

Hundreds of Kurdish forces remain near to Syria's northeast border despite a US-brokered truce demanding their withdrawal and Turkey could resume its offensive in the area when the ceasefire expires,...


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