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November 16, 2015 7:56 am
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Jewish Life in Azerbaijan Embodies Muslim-Majority Nation’s Culture of Tolerance

JNS.org - At a time when, due to rampant antisemitism, thousands of Jews are leaving France, the United Kingdom, and other countries in Europe, there is...

August 13, 2013 8:49 am
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Father’s Book Offers Insight into Netanyahu’s Worldview

JNS.org - Although the late Benzion Netanyahu wrote four of the five essays in "The Founding Fathers of Zionism" years before his middle son Benjamin Netanyahu was...

May 22, 2013 7:34 am
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South Africa Parliament Member and Clergyman Makes the Case for Israel

LOS ANGELES—Reverend Kenneth Meshoe, a member of the South African Parliament and founder of the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), sees irony in how the...

May 7, 2013 2:15 pm
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How Saul Bellow ‘Blew It’ With the Holocaust, Changed His Tune After Six Day War

LOS ANGELES—Born in Canada into an immigrant Jewish family in 1915, Nobel Prize-winning author Saul Bellow had a traditional Jewish upbringing, which included Torah study,...

April 3, 2013 1:59 am
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Tale of the ’50 Children’ to Debut This Holocaust Remembrance Day on HBO

Journalist Steven Pressman first learned of the 50 children rescued by Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus in 2002 from his wife Liz Perle, the Krauses' granddaughter,...

November 13, 2012 8:55 am
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Eilat, Timna and the Negev: Rich History, Not Just a Seaside Holiday

When my wife and I planned our recent visit to Eilat, we expected a glorious seaside holiday. Little did we know that we would also...

November 13, 2012 8:34 am
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The Jewish Guianas

Situated on the northeast coast of South America, between Venezuela and Brazil, are three remote former colonies of Britain, Holland and France. Even though they...

September 19, 2012 1:14 am
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Media Mogul Zuckerman Assesses the Threats Against Israel (INTERVIEW)

EAST HAMPTON, NY—For the first time since its founding in 1948, Israel is now the most dangerous place in the world for Jews. That is...

August 29, 2012 1:49 am
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Liberal Party Founder Warns of Rising Islamic Power in Egypt

"Islam is a political doctrine, not a religion, and America needs to speak out to make sure that Cairo does not turn into another...

August 17, 2012 1:52 pm
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A Jewish Medical Giant in Ethiopia

When a planeload of secular Israelis landed in Addis Abba shortly before Pesach last spring, they were greeted by a small Ethiopian boy ...

August 12, 2012 1:30 am
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Reform Leader Seeks to ‘Go Beyond Denominations’

During a recent visit to three synagogues (two Reform, one Orthodox) on eastern Long Island, Rabbi David Ellenson, PhD—president of Hebrew Union College-Jewish...

July 13, 2012 1:58 pm
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The Jewish Hamptons

The villages of Westhampton Beach, Southampton, Bridgehampton, East Hampton and Sag Harbor, all located along the Atlantic shore on the east end of...

Features

A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

World

SFSU Not Planning Further Action After Professor Refuses to Remove Declarat...

San Francisco State University will not take further action to remove a post visible on an affiliated social media page that...

Israel

Israeli Knesset’s Approval of ‘Nation-State’ Law Draws Mi...

The Israeli Knesset’s passage on Thursday of controversial legislation known as the “nation-state bill” drew mixed reactions from Jewish groups...

Middle East

Pro-Assad Villages Evacuated in Deal With Syrian Insurgents

Two pro-government villages in northwestern Syria were evacuated on Thursday, state television reported, in an agreement between the Damascus government and insurgents who had laid siege to them for several...

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