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Dr. Shraga Bar-On is a research fellow, lecturer, and educator at the Jerusalem-based Shalom Hartman Institute.

ARTICLES BY: Shraga Bar-On / JNS.org


March 28, 2018 2:03 pm
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How (and Why) Israel Must Bridge Its Gap with American Jewry

JNS.org - Israeli society takes pride in high-achieving Jews, whether they live in Israel or in the Diaspora. We are even proud of émigrés who have success abroad....

April 27, 2016 11:40 am
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Passover: Singing About National Miracles, Past and Present

JNS.org - The Israelites left Egypt on the first day of Passover, but the Egyptians didn’t leave them until the sea separated them forever on the...

April 3, 2015 2:55 pm
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Passover: How Does One Celebrate Freedom?

JNS.org - Passover is the holiday of freedom. A person or a society are free when they are on their own, not subject to...

Culture

American Actress Marilyn Monroe’s Personal Jewish Prayer Book Up for Auction

JNS.org - A Jewish prayer book that belonged to American actress Marilyn Monroe has...

‘Observance’: A Touching, Relevant Play About Modern Judaism

Tracey Goldblum wants her daughter to stop smoking marijuana, practice safe sex, and avoid punching men in the face. Her...

Features

The Man Who Chose Israel

I am the CEO of the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation. This organization, founded in 1977, helps young people in Israel’s...

Report: Hezbollah Hacked Into Mobile Devices Worldwide

Hezbollah hackers used "catfishing" techniques on social media to infiltrate mobile devices worldwide, according to a release from the Czech...

UCI Preparing to Refer Anti-Israel Disrupters to Prosecution

Campus police at University of California, Irvine will in the near future refer anti-Israel disruptors of a May 3, 2018...

World

Special Report: Why Poland Fell Out of Step With Europe

Last winter, Monika Pawlik spent her days crawling through mud and digging trenches in frozen ground, training for Poland's home guard. Her daughter, Helena, hadn't yet turned 2 years old. The...

Israel

In 2040, Israeli Lifespan Expected to be the World’s Seventh Highest

JNS.org - Israelis will enjoy the seventh-highest life-expectancy rate in the world by 2040, according to a University of Washington study published in The Lancet. Though Israel currently occupies the 13th-place spot at...

Middle East

Sources: As Khashoggi Crisis Grows, Saudi King Asserts Authority, Checks So...

So grave is the fallout from the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that King Salman has felt compelled to...

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