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ARTICLES BY: Peter Rothholz / JNS.org

November 16, 2015 7:56 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


Guy Niv Becomes First Israeli to Complete Tour de France

JNS.org - Israeli cyclist Guy Niv made history on Sunday, becoming the first-ever Israeli cyclist to complete the Tour de...

Hopes for Israeli Emmy Dashed, But ‘Unorthodox’ Actress Makes History

JNS.org - Israelis woke up on Monday to the disappointing news that actress...


Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors

JNS.org - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the...


World Leaders Mark UN at 75, Challenged by Pandemic and US, China Tensions

World leaders came together, virtually, on Monday to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, as the deadly coronavirus pandemic and tensions between the United States and China challenge...


East Mediterranean States Formally Establish Egypt-Based Gas Forum

Six states signed a charter for an Egypt-based energy forum on Tuesday, giving formal status to a group that seeks to promote natural gas exports from the eastern Mediterranean and...

Middle East

‘Technical Error’ Cited as Cause of Huge Blast at Hezbollah Arm...

An arms depot of the Iran-backed Shi'ite Muslim group Hezbollah exploded in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, a security source said,...


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