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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

Remembering a Military Photographer — and a Forgotten Israeli Hero

JNS.org - On Israel’s Memorial Day earlier this month, the family and friends...

Now Museum Pieces, Yiddish Typewriters Tell the Story of a Once-Vibrant Culture

Not long after the first models appeared on the market in the 1870s, the typewriter...

Features

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

World

Iran’s Foreign Minister: US Troop Move to Middle East Dangerous for I...

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the US decision to deploy more troops to the Middle...

Israel

Qatar Says Economic Conditions for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Require ‘...

Qatar said on Friday that economic development needed for Israeli-Palestinian peace could not be achieved without "fair political solutions" acceptable...

Middle East

Iraqi Protesters Urge Baghdad to Stay Out of US-Iran Showdown

Thousands of supporters of a populist Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim cleric urged political and factional leaders on Friday to stay out of any conflict between Baghdad's two biggest allies, Iran and...

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