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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

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

EU Parliament Deems Anti-Iran Art ‘Too Controversial,’ Cancels ...

JNS.org - An exhibition of caricatures seeking to expose the Iranian government’s human-rights abuses has been rejected for display at the...

Israel

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of...

Middle East

Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's blessing, a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday, describing the cooperation as evidence of Doha's distance...

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