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ARTICLES BY: Peter Rothholz / JNS.org


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...

Culture

Richard Gere to Star in Apple Adaptation of Israeli Series ‘Nevelot’

Apple is negotiating for the rights to adapt an Israeli television series that...

Gal Gadot Shows Solidarity With Israeli Women Protesting Domestic Violence in Nationwide Strike

Israeli actress Gal Gadot expressed support for the thousands of women across Israel...

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

Arab League Tells Brazil’s Bolsonaro Israel Embassy Move Could Harm T...

The Arab League has told Brazil's right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro that moving Brazil's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would be...

Israel

Lebanon’s Aoun Says Israeli Anti-Tunnel Action No Risk to Peace

Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Tuesday he saw no risk to peace from an operation by Israel's military to disable cross-border tunnels it says were dug into its territory by...

Middle East

Tourism in Bethlehem Booming as Christmas Nears

Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday. Tourism...

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