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ARTICLES BY: Rachel Marder / JNS.org


September 9, 2013 11:07 am
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Israeli Knesset Members Get an Education in American Jewry

JNS.org - Israeli Member of Knesset Nachman Shai (Labor), who studied and worked in the U.S. for years, says he had no idea how...

July 26, 2013 5:58 am
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‘Start-up Nation’ Israel to Help Jewish Day Schools Go from Textbooks to Tablets?

JNS.org - As American and Israeli schools shift from textbooks to tablets, entrepreneurs from the "start-up nation" hope they can bank on the trend. In June,...

June 27, 2013 4:09 pm
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Archbishop of Canterbury Affirms Israel’s ‘Right to Exist in Security and Peace’

JNS.org - JERUSALEM—The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, affirmed Israel's "right to exist in security and peace" during his visit to the Jewish state on...

June 4, 2013 11:49 am
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Zionist Art Gets a New Platform

Neta Dror, pictured, a Jerusalem-based photographer and advisor for the Arthur Szyk Prize of Disruptive Thought and Zionist Art project, says the prize is not...

April 22, 2013 2:17 am
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Israeli Biotech Field Blossoming but Held Back by Slow Approval Process, Experts Say

JERUSALEM -While Israel is fast becoming a leader in the biomedical and biotechnology fields, industry experts say the Israeli Health Ministry may be unduly hindering its...

February 14, 2013 1:13 am
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Not as Simple as ABCs: Sesame Street Execs on the Middle East

JERUSALEM - Elmo, Sivan, Mahboub and Avigail are happily enjoying a picnic on "Rehov Sumsum," Israel's Sesame Street, when a dispute over whether it's better to...

December 14, 2012 1:57 am
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Capturing a Council Member’s ‘Battle for Jerusalem’

JERUSALEM—Countless battles have been fought to capture her and claim her religious glory. Now, under Jewish sovereignty, a different battle is being waged in the...

December 6, 2012 10:54 am
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The Israeli Music Scene’s Rising ‘Shtar’

JERUSALEM—When the men of Shtar walked into a Tel Aviv bar on Halloween to perform, the audience was left guessing as to whether the band...

August 24, 2012 3:08 pm
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The Vision of Jerusalem Will Go Out From the Market

If the Mahane Yehuda market is the heart of Jerusalem, then the famed Balabasta shuk parties on August nights represent the centerpiece of...

August 19, 2012 2:33 am
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Dame Stephanie ‘Steve’ Shirley on Business, Autism and Israel

Dame Stephanie "Steve" Shirley is not only a pioneer in business technology, but also a mother who learned first-hand the challenges of raising...

June 29, 2012 11:25 am
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Maimonides The Financial Adviser

The brochure of the Jerusalem-based Israel Free Loan Association (IFLA) is filled with photos of its smiling recipients and their success stories. Anna Carmi,...

June 27, 2012 1:29 pm
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Russell Simmons Defends Farrakhan-Foxman Comments

Though hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons came to Israel last week to promote Muslim-Jewish dialogue, the end of his trip was marred by comments...

May 30, 2012 10:00 am
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Writers Defy Criticism to Attend Jerusalem Festival

The third International Writers Festival in Jerusalem did not pass without controversy. The weeklong gathering, which closed May 18, drew authors from 12 different countries to...

April 23, 2012 2:24 pm
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Beyond Conflict: The Film That Presents a Much Larger Picture of Israel

Rabbi Raphael Shore, the producer of Israel Inside: How A Small Nation Makes a Big Difference, denies that his film ignores Israel's conflicts or encourages...

Culture

Jewish Singer-Songwriter Adam Schlesinger Dies From Coronavirus Complications

Adam Schlesinger, a singer-songwriter for the pop bands Fountains of Wayne and Ivy,...

Mexican-Jewish Dance Group Showcases New Choreography Planned for Cancelled Festival

The Mexican-Jewish folk ensemble Anajnu Veatem shared on YouTube over the weekend new...

Jerusalem Orchestra Members Perform Virtual Concert From Homes in Israel, New York

The Jerusalem Orchestra East & West did a virtual performance last week to...

World

UK Labour Party Elects Moderate as New Leader

Keir Starmer was elected as the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party on Saturday, pledging to bring an end to years of bitter infighting and to work with the...

Israel

In Battle Against Coronavirus, IDF Converts Assembly Lines to Make Medical ...

As the global coronavirus crisis continues, Israeli military assembly lines designed to make tank components and body armor have been...

Middle East

Jordan’s Nationwide Curfew Brings Country to Standstill

Jordan confined its 10 million inhabitants to their homes in a sweeping one-day curfew on Friday that brought public life to a complete stop in a stepped-up bid to stem...

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