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Karl Pfeifer, Journalist Who Documented 20th Century With A Jewish Eye, Dies at 94: A Personal Memoriam

The death of Karl Pfeifer last Friday marks the end of an unforgettable and unparalleled chapter in the history of Jewish journalism after World...

January 9, 2023 2:22 pm
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‘I See Your Face, You Are Alive!’: The Yiddish Poet Undergoing a Revival in War-Torn Ukraine

"Through fire and ash, through smoke and battle / You raise your shattered hands / A clot of blood covers your head / But I see your face, you are alive! You are alive!" So read...

‘Being Here Is Part of Our DNA’: Israelis Treat Refugees at Ukraine Field Hospital as War Enters Fifth Week

A few days ago, doctors at Israel’s field hospital in western Ukraine and medical staff at a hospital thousands of miles away near Tel Aviv faced a tough decision about treating a young patient suffering...

‘Taking a Blood Test of the City’: How Israel’s Sewage Can Fight the Next COVID-19 Wave

Israel is spearheading a project for the early detection of traces of COVID-19 in wastewater in cities around the country, as testing mandates are being lifted following a continued decline in new daily infections of...

February 4, 2022 2:14 pm
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Israeli Army Simulates Northern War as Hezbollah ‘Precision’ Missile Threat Looms

On a Sunday morning in January, Lt. Ilay Levy, squad commander in an elite Israeli...

December 31, 2021 2:37 pm
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‘The Pride of the Uniform’: Israeli Teens With Special Needs Join Program for IDF Service

For most 16-year-old Israelis, getting their preliminary call-up letter to enlist in the army is...

November 12, 2021 3:05 pm
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Life on ‘Mars’: Turning Israel’s Negev Desert Into a Slice of the Red Planet

As a microbiologist, public health professional, PhD student, and a mother of three girls, Anika...

November 2, 2021 1:57 pm
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IDF Home Command Imagines ‘Worst-Case’ War Scenario as Third of Israelis Lack Bomb Shelters

As Israel’s army prepares its readiness for war scenarios from several fronts, including Lebanon and...

October 27, 2021 4:29 pm
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High Hopes for Israeli Cell Therapy for Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients, Aiming to Help ‘Live With the Virus’

As vaccine effectiveness has been found to wane over time, an Israeli clinical-stage biotech company...

January 9, 2023 2:22 pm
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Karl Pfeifer, Journalist Who Documented 20th Century With A Jewish Eye, Dies at 94: A Personal Memoriam

The death of Karl Pfeifer last Friday marks the end of an unforgettable and unparalleled chapter in the history of Jewish journalism after World War...

April 5, 2022 3:34 pm
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‘I See Your Face, You Are Alive!’: The Yiddish Poet Undergoing a Revival in War-Torn Ukraine

"Through fire and ash, through smoke and battle / You raise your shattered hands / A clot of blood covers your head / But I...

March 31, 2022 1:48 pm
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‘Being Here Is Part of Our DNA’: Israelis Treat Refugees at Ukraine Field Hospital as War Enters Fifth Week

A few days ago, doctors at Israel’s field hospital in western Ukraine and medical staff at a hospital thousands of miles away near Tel Aviv...

March 11, 2022 3:25 pm
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‘Taking a Blood Test of the City’: How Israel’s Sewage Can Fight the Next COVID-19 Wave

Israel is spearheading a project for the early detection of traces of COVID-19 in wastewater in cities around the country, as testing mandates are being...

February 4, 2022 2:14 pm
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Israeli Army Simulates Northern War as Hezbollah ‘Precision’ Missile Threat Looms

On a Sunday morning in January, Lt. Ilay Levy, squad commander in an elite Israeli paratrooper unit, drove to the Golan Heights as if he...

December 31, 2021 2:37 pm
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‘The Pride of the Uniform’: Israeli Teens With Special Needs Join Program for IDF Service

For most 16-year-old Israelis, getting their preliminary call-up letter to enlist in the army is a critical step in their career path. But Israeli teens...

November 12, 2021 3:05 pm
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Life on ‘Mars’: Turning Israel’s Negev Desert Into a Slice of the Red Planet

As a microbiologist, public health professional, PhD student, and a mother of three girls, Anika Mehlis wears more hats than most. But in her free time,...

November 2, 2021 1:57 pm
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IDF Home Command Imagines ‘Worst-Case’ War Scenario as Third of Israelis Lack Bomb Shelters

As Israel’s army prepares its readiness for war scenarios from several fronts, including Lebanon and Syria, about one third of the country’s population lacks functioning...

October 27, 2021 4:29 pm
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High Hopes for Israeli Cell Therapy for Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients, Aiming to Help ‘Live With the Virus’

As vaccine effectiveness has been found to wane over time, an Israeli clinical-stage biotech company is optimistic about the authorization of its experimental cell-based drug...

August 12, 2021 3:36 pm
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As Cyberattacks on Ships Surge, Israeli Threat Experts and Ex-Navy Officers Team Up to Make Seas Safer

Of all the cyberthreats facing the Jewish state, those targeting Israel's waterways can be especially devastating. Some 95% of the country’s imports like energy, food,...

July 21, 2021 6:10 pm
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A Simple Pill to Treat COVID-19? An Israeli Pharma Company May Have Potent Formula as Variant Fears Grow

As concern over fast-spreading coronavirus variants continue among even highly-vaccinated populations, an Israel-based pharmaceutical company is hoping that its oral drug candidate will help get...

July 12, 2021 4:51 pm
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A Better Cocoa Bean? Israel Launches Accelerator to Give Ghana’s Farming Startups a High-Tech Boost

Before he became the poultry king of Ghana, Kwabena Darko was a young student in central Israel. Hailing from a small village in Ghana's southern Ashanti...

May 4, 2021 10:41 am
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An Israeli Startup’s Concrete ‘Bio-Habitats’ Bring Life Back to Urban Coastal Waters

An Israeli environmental startup has developed a technology to address one of the world's least sexy problems — bringing concrete to life — by using...

December 1, 2020 7:23 am
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Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert locusts destroying farm and grazing...

Opinion

Getting Away With It: Germany’s Documenta Art Festival

JNS.org - Of the many stories involving antisemitism that dominated the headlines last year, probably the most disturbing involved the...

Iran: Enemy of the World and Its Own People

As an Iranian-American and as a Jewish woman, it pains me to see the land where my family lived for...

Why Netanyahu Triumphs While Trump Founders

JNS.org - Last summer, I had a meeting with then-leader of the Israeli opposition, Benjamin Netanyahu. I told him that...

World

Netanyahu: French, Israeli Positions on Iran ‘Have Drawn Closer...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said that Europe "identifies more with the Israeli position" on the Iranian nuclear...

Israel

Prominent Israeli Ex-Pilot interrogated Over Alleged Death Threat to PM

i24 News - Israeli police on Sunday detained for questioning a social activist and highly decorated former pilot in connection with alleged incitement to murder against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

Middle East

Iran’s Supreme Leader Issues Pardon for ‘Tens of Thousands...

Iran's supreme leader has pardoned "tens of thousands" of prisoners including some arrested in recent anti-government protests, state news agency...

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