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April 6, 2015 9:03 pm
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New Book Provides a ‘New Passover Menu’

JNS.org - For those who feel that Passover cooking can be as restrictive as their ancestors' enslavement in Egypt, pastry chef and author Paula Shoyer...

March 1, 2015 1:07 am
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Forthcoming Major Action Movies Inspired by Jewish Comic Artist Jack Kirby

JNS.org - With the recent Oscars in the rearview mirror, Hollywood's attention now shifts to the rest of this year's big-screen lineup. Two of...

December 18, 2014 12:21 am
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Green Hanukkah: Oil-Conservation Miracle Inspires Environmentalism

JNS.org - The miracle of Hanukkah is an epic story of conservation, as one day's worth of oil lasts for eight days in the...

December 18, 2014 12:17 am
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On 75th Anniversary, Looking at the Jewish Influence on Gone With the Wind

JNS.org - The 75th anniversary of the premiere of "Gone with the Wind" on Dec. 15 presents an opportunity to examine the Jewish influence...

October 8, 2014 7:49 am
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Is Renting a Sukkah a New Trend?

JNS.org - Many observant Jews own a sukkah that they put up every year for the weeklong fall holiday of Sukkot. Renting the temporary...

September 2, 2014 6:13 am
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How Jewish Television Pioneer Milton Berle Inspired Modern Comedy Stars

JNS.org - Today's comedy superstars, especially those whose careers are driven by television, may very well owe their success to pioneering Jewish entertainer Milton...

September 2, 2014 5:54 am
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Jewish ‘Hoops Whisperer’ a Secret Weapon for NBA Stars

JNS.org - Idan Ravin's friends chipped in to buy him a humble but life-changing bar mitzvah gift—a basketball hoop his father attached to the roof...

July 24, 2014 1:01 am
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LeBron James’ New Coach Shaped by Summer on Kibbutz and Jewish ‘Life Lessons’

JNS.org - Influenced by his Jewish upbringing and a summer on a kibbutz, basketball coach David Blatt is embarking on his highest-profile challenge yet:...

June 26, 2014 10:21 am
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David Letterman’s Sidekick on His ‘Dream Job,’ Jewish Upbringing

JNS.org - A Jewish upbringing taught Paul Shaffer, David Letterman's musical director and sidekick for 32 years, the value of giving...

June 20, 2014 3:47 pm
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Sometimes in Unexpected Locations, Jewish Food Festivals Unite History and Culture

JNS.org -Asheville, N.C., and Little Rock, Ark. Not exactly the Jewish capitals of America, but they are both home to major Jewish food festivals. From...

June 6, 2014 1:47 am
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No Couch Potato: Knish Expert Takes Global Journey for ‘Jewish Soul Food’ Book

JNS.org - The history of the knish represents more than just the lineage of a fried, dumpling-like food. It demonstrates the often-central role of...

May 13, 2014 7:21 am
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Each May, Jewish and American Heritage Collide

JNS.org - Dr. Gary P. Zola sees an inextricable connection between American Jewish history, American history, and global Jewish history. "The study of the Jewish...

April 27, 2014 12:50 am
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J.D. Salinger and the Holocaust

JNS.org - Jewish author J.D. Salinger remains mysterious even in death. Yet some new light may soon be shed on the author of "The...

April 24, 2014 1:39 pm
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William Shatner’s One Man Show Keeps Him in the Limelight (INTERVIEW)

JNS.org - On Thursday, audiences around the country can feel what it is like to be William Shatner, the Jewish actor best known for his...

Culture

In First, Israeli, Emirati Singers Release Duet

JNS.org - In another sign of the warming ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, following the Sept. 15...

South African Song Paying Tribute to Jerusalem Sparks Viral Dance Challenge

An upbeat gospel-inspired tune from South Africa that pays tribute to the city...

Features

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

CUNY Law School Condemns Antisemitism, Then Backtracks, Amid Controversy Ov...

The City University of New York School of Law condemned antisemitism, but then later backtracked, after a video recently emerged...

Israel

UK Jewish Group Praises Labour Leader for Supporting New London Holocaust M...

A top UK Jewish group praised Labour party leader Keir Starmer on Wednesday for expressing support for a new Holocaust...

Middle East

Kuwait’s New Emir Takes Oath, Calls for Unity at Tense Time for Regio...

Kuwait's new emir was sworn in at parliament on Wednesday as the country prepared to lay to rest late ruler...

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