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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...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

World

Ireland Adds US, France, Italy to Tough Hotel Quarantine Regime

Ireland added the United States, Canada, Belgium, France and Italy to its list of countries where arrivals will be subject to mandatory hotel quarantine, tightening some of Europe's toughest travel...

Israel

Mayo to Med: Israel Returns Sea Turtles After Tar Cleanup

A handful of endangered sea turtles have been returned to Israel's Mediterranean waters after surviving an oil spill that required they undergo weeks of cleaning, including gastric purges with mayonnaise. The...

Middle East

‘How Can We Not Be Tense?’ Turkey’s Coronavirus Infection...

The red letters scrolling across the front of Fikret Oluk's bus say: "Stay Home Turkey". But the Istanbul driver said...

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