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Rabbi Yaakov Menken is the director of Project Genesis - Torah.org, and the co-editor of Cross-Currents.com, an Orthodox online journal. Rabbi Pesach Lerner is the executive vice president emeritus of the National Council of Young Israel.

ARTICLES BY: Yaakov Menken and Pesach Lerner / JNS.org


July 15, 2016 12:04 am
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Setting the Record Straight on Israel and Orthodox Judaism

JNS.org - The recent op-ed by Yair Sheleg, “Israel’s battle for peace between religion and state,” is troublesome in several ways. While he portrays himself as a dispassionate...

March 31, 2016 6:33 am
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The Western Wall Is No Place for Political Posturing

JNS.org - Charlie Kalech is upset. Kalech is the Internet entrepreneur who broke Israeli law last year on behalf of the Women of the Wall (WoW),...

February 29, 2016 8:27 am
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Conservative Jews Deserve More Than PR

JNS.org - Responding to a dramatic decline in membership, the Conservative Jewish movement’s congregational arm has hired the Good Omen PR agency to survey hundreds of...

Culture

Jewish Celebrities Share Passover Photos on Social Media

A number of Jewish celebrities took to social media over the weekend to share pictures from their Passover Seders and...

Irish Pro-Israel Groups Condemn BDS Boycott of Eurovision Song Contest

JNS.org - Several top Irish pro-Israel groups and leaders have signed an open letter...

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in California...

Features

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

World

DePaul University Professor Attracts Criticism Over Op-Ed Encouraging Israe...

A professor of ethics and philosophy at DePaul University in Chicago is facing criticism for supporting Israeli annexation of the...

Israel

Netanyahu Bodyguard Seen Carrying State-of-the-Art Chinese Anti-Drone Rifle

One of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's bodyguards was seen on video Tuesday carrying an unusual weapon later identified as an anti-drone rifle. The video, published by Hebrew news site Mako,...

Middle East

Iran Lawmakers Authorize Firm Action Against US ‘Terrorist’ Act...

Iran's parliament passed a bill on Tuesday requiring the government take firm steps to respond to "terrorist actions" by US...

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