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ARTICLES BY: Robert Gluck / JNS.org


December 23, 2016 2:46 am
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At the Jewish Museum, Hanukkah Menorahs Are More Than Ceremonial

JNS.org - New York’s Jewish Museum is shining a bright light on the many forms and enduring ritual uses of Hanukkah menorahs in a new exhibit that...

December 12, 2016 10:57 am
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Making Traditional Jewish Food Great Again With the ‘Gefilte Manifesto’

JNS.org -- Two emerging young chefs are on a mission to reclaim and revolutionize Ashkenazi cuisine for the millennial generation. Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz both...

November 9, 2016 9:19 am
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The Jewish War Veterans’ New Leader Brings a Lifetime of Service to the Organization

JNS.org - Retired United States Army Col. Carl A. Singer plans to bring a can-do attitude to the top volunteer post at the Jewish War Veterans (JWV) organization. Singer, who...

September 22, 2016 6:20 am
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New Ken Burns Film Offers Compelling Tale of Christians Saving Jews During World War II

JNS.org - At Israel’s official Holocaust memorial, Yad Vashem, there are only five Americans listed as Righteous Among the Nations, a title awarded to non-Jews who risked...

August 25, 2016 5:03 am
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Israel’s First NASCAR Driver Revved Up to Win

JNS.org - As a young boy growing up in Ashdod, Israel, Alon Day got his first go-kart at age 9. By 15, he was racing them. Less...

August 3, 2016 7:15 am
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National Geographic Helps Jewish Children Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Can a children’s book about the Jewish High Holidays help advance world peace? A new edition of an award-winning children’s book author thinks so —...

July 21, 2016 3:41 pm
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Israeli Trailblazer Dean Kremer Brings Jewish Values to Nascent Pro Baseball Career

JNS.org - Other than being part of the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, Sandy Koufax and Dean Kremer have something else in common: a respect for Jewish...

June 30, 2016 1:15 pm
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Israel’s Genesis Prize Foundation Seeks ‘Jewish Heroes’ to Set an Example for Younger Generation

JNS.org - As a community priding itself on thousands of years of continuity and tradition, the Jewish people now face the challenge of increasing secularization and...

October 15, 2015 10:10 am
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Hadassah Fights BRCA With Decorated Bras

JNS.org - BRCA. It’s the gene mutation that gives Ashkenazi Jews a higher risk of breast cancer than the general population. But the women’s Zionist organization...

August 20, 2015 11:33 am
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Rugelach Roundtable: Does Beloved Pastry Need Dairy to Taste Good?

JNS.org - Rugelach (singular: rugala) are a beloved traditional Jewish pastry, with a quirky history to boot, but they often present a kosher conundrum. Though parve...

July 16, 2015 1:55 am
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Jewish Groups Try to Stay One Step Ahead of Anti-Semitic Hackers

JNS.org - When hackers from a group called Moroccan Islamic Union-Mail defaced the website of Congregation Beth Am Israel in Penn Valley, Pa., in July 2014,...

June 28, 2015 11:31 am
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Jerry Lewis, Legendary Jewish Comic and Humanitarian, Stays Relevant at 89

JNS.org - Through appreciation of both his comedy and humanitarian work, legendary Jewish entertainer Jerry Lewis is staying relevant at age 89. The only comic to ever...

May 21, 2015 10:39 am
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At 80, Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen’s Jewish Roots ‘Very Much Intact’

JNS.org - Eighty years young, Leonard Cohen fits many descriptions—singer, songwriter, poet, novelist, monk. From his Jewish upbringing in Canada to the present day,...

April 17, 2015 9:41 am
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Is ‘Mein Kampf’ a Learning Tool, or Too Offensive and Dangerous to Reissue?

JNS.org - Given the current climate of rising antisemitism in Europe and elsewhere, is it too offensive and dangerous to reissue Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

North Korea Threatens US With ‘Horrible Nuclear Strike’

North Korea warned Tuesday that the US will be destroyed if it chooses to defy the "military giant" led by leader Kim Jong Un. "In case the US opts for confrontation...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Abbas Tells Trump Israel-Palestinian Peace Deal Can Be Reached This Year

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told US President Donald Trump Wednesday a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians can be reached this year, adding it could be "the deal of...

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