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Actress Learns of Family Ties to Holocaust for the First Time in New Episode of Genealogy Series

Actress, producer and writer Pamela Adlon first discovered she had family members who were murdered in the Holocaust in Tuesday's episode of the PBS genealogy...

January 27, 2022 2:13 pm
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Portraits of Seven Holocaust Survivors Go on Display at Buckingham Palace

The portraits of seven Holocaust survivors that were commissioned by the Prince of Wales have gone on display at Buckingham Palace in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The portraits will be part of the Royal...

FIFA Called on to Enforce Anti-Discrimination Rules After Soccer Players, Officials Display Anti-Israel Behavior

A number of soccer players and officials breached multiple FIFA regulations by displaying anti-Israel behavior during and following last month's FIFA competitions in Doha, Qatar, the UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) advocacy group has charged. “If...

‘Part of the Family’: Social Media Campaign Highlights ‘Righteous Rescuers’ Who Saved Jews During the Holocaust

Ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday, a unique social media initiative is putting a spotlight on the stories of the “Righteous Among Nations” or “Righteous Rescuers” who bravely helped save the lives of...

January 25, 2022 2:51 pm
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Boston Museum Returns Painting Looted During World War II to Heirs of Former Jewish Owner

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) has agreed to return a 17th century Dutch...

January 21, 2022 2:19 pm
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Auction Set for Nobel Prize Given to Late Jewish Physicist Who Was Saved From Nazis by Kindertransport

A Nobel Prize medal in chemistry won in 1998 by late Jewish physicist Walter Kohn,...

January 21, 2022 1:46 pm
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New Yad Vashem Online Exhibit Spotlights Jews Who Used Forged Documents, False Identities to Survive Holocaust

A new online exhibition unveiled on Friday by Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remember Center...

January 21, 2022 1:31 pm
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NASA Veteran Gets Sweet Sendoff From Delta Flight Crew for Making Aliyah to Israel

Gerald Wittenstein, the CEO of NASA's International Space Systems who worked alongside American astronaut Neil...

January 20, 2022 4:38 pm
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German Online Streaming Star Faces Backlash for Selling Nazi Armband NFT

One of the most popular content creators on the video live streaming platform Twitch came...

January 27, 2022 2:13 pm
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Actress Learns of Family Ties to Holocaust for the First Time in New Episode of Genealogy Series

Actress, producer and writer Pamela Adlon first discovered she had family members who were murdered in the Holocaust in Tuesday's episode of the PBS genealogy show...

January 27, 2022 1:20 pm
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Portraits of Seven Holocaust Survivors Go on Display at Buckingham Palace

The portraits of seven Holocaust survivors that were commissioned by the Prince of Wales have gone on display at Buckingham Palace in honor of International...

January 26, 2022 1:53 pm
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FIFA Called on to Enforce Anti-Discrimination Rules After Soccer Players, Officials Display Anti-Israel Behavior

A number of soccer players and officials breached multiple FIFA regulations by displaying anti-Israel behavior during and following last month's FIFA competitions in Doha, Qatar,...

January 25, 2022 4:13 pm
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‘Part of the Family’: Social Media Campaign Highlights ‘Righteous Rescuers’ Who Saved Jews During the Holocaust

Ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday, a unique social media initiative is putting a spotlight on the stories of the “Righteous Among Nations”...

January 25, 2022 2:51 pm
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Boston Museum Returns Painting Looted During World War II to Heirs of Former Jewish Owner

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) has agreed to return a 17th century Dutch painting to the heirs of late Jewish collector Ferenc Chorin,...

January 21, 2022 2:19 pm
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Auction Set for Nobel Prize Given to Late Jewish Physicist Who Was Saved From Nazis by Kindertransport

A Nobel Prize medal in chemistry won in 1998 by late Jewish physicist Walter Kohn, who was among the roughly 10,000 children saved from Nazi-occupied...

January 21, 2022 1:46 pm
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New Yad Vashem Online Exhibit Spotlights Jews Who Used Forged Documents, False Identities to Survive Holocaust

A new online exhibition unveiled on Friday by Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remember Center in Israel, explores how some Jews managed to survive the...

January 21, 2022 1:31 pm
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NASA Veteran Gets Sweet Sendoff From Delta Flight Crew for Making Aliyah to Israel

Gerald Wittenstein, the CEO of NASA's International Space Systems who worked alongside American astronaut Neil Armstrong and developed half of Apollo 11's trajectories, made aliyah...

January 20, 2022 4:38 pm
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German Online Streaming Star Faces Backlash for Selling Nazi Armband NFT

One of the most popular content creators on the video live streaming platform Twitch came under fire this week for promoting a non-fungible token (NFT)...

January 20, 2022 2:21 pm
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Israel Film Archive Makes Thousands of Titles Accessible Through New Website

The Jerusalem Cinematheque's Israel Film Archive has made its collection of original Israeli narratives and documentary films accessible to viewers from around the world with...

January 20, 2022 9:47 am
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Food Fight? Kosher Restaurant in New Jersey Targeted With Bad Reviews by Anti-Israel Activists

JNS.org - Online restaurant reviews are the latest battleground for anti-Israel activists who have recently targeted a kosher eatery in New Jersey with a barrage...

January 18, 2022 3:56 pm
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Israel’s National Library Obtains 90 Pages From One of Oldest Hebrew Texts Ever Printed

The National Library of Israel in Jerusalem announced on Tuesday the acquisition of 90 singular pages from one of the very first religious Jewish texts...

January 17, 2022 2:11 pm
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‘They Erased the Past’: Patrons of Major Hollywood Museum Question Omission of Jewish History

Some prominent members and donors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are asking why Jewish trailblazers who helped build the Hollywood industry...

January 14, 2022 2:56 pm
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Portugal Opens Inquiry Into Roman Abramovich’s Citizenship

The Portuguese authority responsible for nationality matters has opened an internal inquiry into the granting of citizenship to billionaire Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich,...

Opinion

The Sacred and the Mundane

One of the most challenging tensions of human existence is the fault-line between the sacred and the mundane. This quote,...

Gerontocracy

Old age, Senior Citizens, Geriatrics are all rather pejorative terms for people who have reached a certain age or stage...

The New York Times ‘Gets’ It Wrong Again

A week after publishing a correction acknowledging error in describing the Jewish divorce document known as a get, the New...

World

Roughly One-Third of Teens in Canada, US Think Holocaust is ‘Exaggerated...

JNS.org - Nearly 33 percent of students in elementary and high schools in the United States and Canada who participated...

Israel

Sustainability is Space’s Newest Frontier

Ctech - Israeli Space Week, held over the past week, brought together private and public entities who discussed the booming industry at the Ramon Space Conference, sponsored by the Ramon...

Middle East

Israeli Researchers: Iran Nuclear Breakout Could Occur ‘Within a Space of...

JNS.org - Israel faces threats like no other country — among them an Iranian regime developing nuclear weapons and supplying...

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