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ARTICLES BY: Michele Alperin / JointMedia News Service


October 29, 2015 7:05 am
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Garden State and Jewish State Share Table on Food Innovation

JNS.org - Food innovation is the next course in the storied US-Israel partnership. Rutgers University’s Food Innovation Center and Tel-Hai College in Israel’s northern Galilee region recently...

December 24, 2014 4:25 pm
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‘Jewish Food Movement’ Comes of Age

JNS.org - In December 2007, leaders of the Hazon nonprofit drafted seven-year goals for what they coined as the "Jewish Food Movement," which has since been characterized by...

October 22, 2014 11:28 am
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Museum of History of Polish Jews in Warsaw to Open Core Exhibit

JNS.org- Given that half of the 6 million Jews who died in the Holocaust came from Poland, many descendants of Polish Jews may be...

September 22, 2014 1:51 pm
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How DNA Testing Can Reveal Jewish Ancestry and Bolster the Zionist Narrative

JNS.org - When Noah Slepkov started using online genealogical tools to build a family tree, little did he know that his personal exploration might...

September 9, 2014 6:52 am
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Turner Classic Movies Showcases ‘Broad Sweep’ of the Jewish Experience on Film

JNS.org - Since 2006, the Turner Classic Movies (TCM) cable and satellite TV network has hosted "The Projected Image," a month-long showcase examining how...

April 14, 2014 5:51 am
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Infusing Meaning Into the Passover Seder

JNS.org - As the intersection of family, Jewish memory, and the passions of contemporary politics and society, the Passover seder is said to be...

April 9, 2014 7:20 am
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Retreat Gives Young Artists New Platform to Engage With Jewish Ideas

JNS.org - Many young Jewish artists struggle to define who they are personally, artistically, and religiously. Against the backdrop of that struggle, the recent...

December 4, 2013 3:09 pm
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‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ Approaching 50th Anniversary, is Strong as Ever

JNS.org - Worldwide performances of "Fiddler on the Roof" attest to its cultural power, as it evokes the yearning for tradition in a changing world....

November 6, 2013 10:23 am
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Kosherfest 2013 High on Healthy Foods

JNS.org - The growing demand for natural, organic, vegetarian, fiber, and gluten-free alternatives among kosher consumers was apparent at Kosherfest 2013, the annual trade...

November 5, 2013 11:51 am
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Jews in the Former Soviet Union Embrace Jewish Identity

JNS.org - In a complex journey that can start as simply as children asking their parents what their family name means, younger Jews...

October 9, 2013 11:47 am
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Large Questions Face Future of Iraqi Jewish Archive

JNS.org - A tip in May 2003 about a 7th-century Talmud volume in the basement of the Iraqi intelligence ministry (Mukhabarat) led a...

June 19, 2013 5:29 am
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Orthodox Jewish Women Ordained as First Class of a ‘Different Kind of Leader’

JNS.org - On the surface, Sunday's ordination ceremony for the first three graduates of Bronx, NY-based Yeshivat Maharat—the first institution to train Orthodox women as spiritual...

May 28, 2013 1:28 am
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Holocaust Seder a New ‘Ritual of Remembrance and Redemption’

WHIPPANY, NJ—The imperative to remember the Holocaust is motivating new forms of Holocaust education, with fewer survivors alive to tell the tale themselves. With that...

May 17, 2013 7:09 am
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Orthodox Jewish Women Share Tricks of the Entrepreneurial Trade at Inaugural Conference

Chaya Appel-Fishman hatched the idea for a network of Jewish businesswomen at age 16, when she rented a college campus and created a conglomerate of...

Culture

Gal Gadot Shows Solidarity With Israeli Women Protesting Domestic Violence in Nationwide Strike

Israeli actress Gal Gadot expressed support for the thousands of women across Israel...

Non-Jewish Kids Reveal They Know Little About Hanukkah on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

A new segment featured Monday on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" showcased children...

The Man Who Walked Every Street of New York City

If a New Yorker tells you to go take a walk, usually you’ve done something wrong. But not Matt Green....

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

Jewish Groups Welcome Chilean Government Decision to Ban Municipal Boycotts...

Top Jewish groups have welcomed a Chilean government decision made earlier this week to ban municipalities across the country from...

Middle East

Iran Arrests 10 Suspects in Suicide Bombing That Killed Two

Iranian security forces have detained 10 people suspected of links to a suicide car bomb attack this week that killed at least two policemen, police chief Hossein Ashtari said on...

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