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Steve is a freelance writer focusing on topics relating to Israel and Judaism.

ARTICLES BY: Steve Wenick


October 25, 2017 1:22 pm
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German Holocaust Survivor Recounts Kristallnacht in New Book

"Mazel Tov" is the customary response to the sound of shattering glass at the conclusion of a Jewish wedding ceremony. But for a young Fred...

February 24, 2017 7:32 am
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Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the oldest scrolls of the Book...

January 28, 2016 5:34 am
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Tracing Chabad’s History and Success (REVIEW)

The secret of Chabad’s worldwide success is revealed by veteran Chabad shliach (emissary) Rabbi David Eliezrie in his new book, The Secret of Chabad. The Chabad...

December 23, 2015 7:29 am
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Looking to the Past for Lessons on How to Live Today (REVIEW)

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks’ latest book, Not In God’s Name, deals with the literal and figurative meaning of the commandment, “Do not take the Lord’s name on vain.”...

September 9, 2014 6:51 am
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An Inside Look at the Hasidim (REVIEW)

The sight of young girls in pinafores and young boys wearing peyos - sidelocks - dangling over their ears is a sure sign that you...

August 27, 2014 11:06 am
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Surviving the Holocaust by Hiding Their Faith (REVIEW)

"Jews Out!" was just the name of a child's game that three little girls played in World War II Europe. But all is not...

July 7, 2014 1:13 pm
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A Holistic Look at the Rebbe’s Life and Career (REVIEW)

Did you know that in the entire Bible, only one birthday is mentioned and it is that of Pharaoh? And did you know that according...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Anti-Israel Protesters Shout Down Amb. Nikki Haley at University of Houston

Washington’s ambassador to the United Nations was interrupted by protesters waving Palestinians flags while speaking at the University of Houston in Texas on Tuesday. Less than three minutes after taking the...

Israel

Palestinian Fires at Israeli Police South of Jerusalem

JNS.org - A Palestinian man shot at Israeli security forces south of Jerusalem on Thursday morning. The 20-year-old resident of Beit Sahur, near Bethlehem, fired a pistol from the town of Al-Khader...

Middle East

Syria Says Iranian Withdrawal Not Up for Discussion

The withdrawal of Iranian forces is not up for discussion, the Syrian deputy foreign minister was quoted as saying on Wednesday, after Washington demanded they pull out of Syria's conflict. US...

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