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January 19, 2020 6:46 am

How Jewish Genius and Anxiety Changed the World

Genius and Anxiety: How Jews Changed the World, 1847-1947 by Norman Lebrecht, is the best...

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January 17, 2020 11:28 am

New York Times Editors Press Democratic Presidential Candidates on Shutting Jerusalem Embassy

Democratic presidential candidates hoping to win the endorsement of The New York Times are being...

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January 17, 2020 11:16 am

Jewish Stoicism and Our Faith in God

One of the most remarkable of all Roman emperors was the philosopher-king Marcus Aurelius. His full...

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January 17, 2020 11:02 am

Why Is There a Church at the Largest Jewish Cemetery in the World?

World leaders are planning to gather at Auschwitz this year to commemorate the 75th anniversary...

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January 17, 2020 10:14 am

It’s Time to Shine the Light on Iran

JNS.org - There are certain moments in history where we as a civilization are put...

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January 16, 2020 10:05 am

Antisemitism on the College Campus Is Evolving

JNS.org - True to its chameleonic nature, antisemitism on campus is constantly changing colors. Some of...

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January 16, 2020 9:58 am

Why State Legislatures Must Support Israel and Fight Antisemitism

JNS.org - My first visit to Israel was incredible. It was a privilege to visit...

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January 16, 2020 9:54 am

Where Do We Go Now With Iran?

JNS.org - The assassination of Qassem Soleimani, the longtime commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard...

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January 16, 2020 9:42 am

Is the Mideast Heading for an Energy War?

JNS.org - It looks like the next war in the Middle East won’t be over...

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January 16, 2020 9:39 am

Surveillance Thwarts Terrorism

JNS.org - When the police uncover a plot to carry out terrorism, the arrest usually...

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January 16, 2020 9:34 am

Peace for Israel Through Natural Gas?

Unlike Jordan, Egypt seems okay with purchasing natural gas from Israel: Israel and Egypt embarked on...

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January 16, 2020 9:31 am

Mahmoud Abbas Is a Strategic Threat to Israel

The recent decision by the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court at The Hague...

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January 15, 2020 11:24 am

The Hebrew Bible in American History

A fascinating collection of documents co-edited by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik and three Yeshiva University colleagues...

Culture

Roy Nissany Becomes Israel’s First Formula One Driver

JNS.org - Roy Nissany will become the official test driver for the Williams Group, making him Israel’s very first Formula...

Eyewitness to Horror: New York Museum Opens Exhibit of Art by Holocaust Victims

Michael Morris, a curator at New York's Museum of Jewish Heritage, was trying...

Features

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...

World

Norway Finance Minister Quits Over ISIS Woman’s Return From Syria

Norwegian Finance Minister Siv Jensen and her right-wing Progress Party will resign from the government over a cabinet decision to help bring a woman suspected of Islamic State affiliation back...

Israel

Israel’s Trash Could Be Mercedes’ Treasure

CTech - Mercedes parent company Daimler is planning a pilot to test whether an ecological plastic alternative manufactured in Israel could be used in its vehicles, according to Israel-based cleantech...

Middle East

Iran Seeks Help Reading Downed Plane’s Black Boxes in New Standoff

Iran said it had asked the US and French authorities for equipment to download information from black boxes on a downed Ukrainian airliner, potentially angering countries which want the recorders...

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