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Noam Zion is a senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem.

ARTICLES BY: Noam Zion / JNS.org


March 4, 2016 4:56 am
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Purity of Arms: the Ethical Guide for the Israel Defense Forces

JNS.org - Current and vituperative disputes in Israel over whether or not the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) is temperate enough in its response to Palestinian attacks...

December 17, 2014 10:58 am
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How American Jews Made Hanukkah the Holiday of Religious Freedom

JNS.org - In the 21st century, Hanukkah is celebrated by more Jews than any holiday other than Passover. Both are performed at least one...

October 8, 2014 7:53 am
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Sukkah Consciousness: Living with Vulnerability

JNS.org - The sukkah, even in the Torah, seems to straddle two different ecosystems: the desert and the settled agricultural land. Both are alien...

July 28, 2014 1:02 am
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More Than Praying for the Peace of Jerusalem, Be My Messenger

JNS.org - Another depressing day. Listening to the news at 6 a.m. already takes out all my energy and makes me a walking mourner....

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

French Minister Pays Respects at Desecrated Jewish Cemetery

French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner on Friday paid his respects at a Jewish cemetery near Strasbourg, days after 37 of its tombstones and a monument to Holocaust victims were defaced with Nazi...

Israel

Israel Destroys Home of Palestinian Terrorist Who Killed Israeli Special Fo...

Israeli forces on Saturday demolished the family home of a Palestinian charged with killing an Israeli soldier in the West...

Middle East

Western Tourists Trickle Into Saudi Arabia as It Tries to Open Up

Western tourists, a rarity in Saudi Arabia, visited this weekend under a new visa system, as one of the world's most inaccessible countries tries to open up its society and...

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