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‘Your People Will Be My People’: A Shavuot Shout-Out to Ruth’s ‘Daughters’

JNS.org - “You shall love the convert, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.” -- Deuteronomy 10:19 There was a moment some...

May 28, 2020 6:35 am

One New York Family’s Story of Surviving Coronavirus

JNS.org - For Sarit Haviv, 53, of Mill Basin in Brooklyn, New York, the toughest part of having COVID-19 was seeing her beloved husband of 30 years, Shlomo Haviv, become ill after she did, and...

Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Hatzalah Volunteer Emergency Medical Services Raise Unprecedented $15 Million

Dozens of branches of Hatzalah emergency medical services, which operate volunteer first responder networks in Jewish communities around the world, collectively raised an unprecedented $15 million from some 83,000 donors last week amid the coronavirus...

New Book of Poetry Finds Relevance During Coronavirus

David Caplan is a Hasidic professor and poet who once wrote about the works of Eminem and Jay-Z. His new collection of poetry, Into the Garden, comes out during a pandemic where people's lives have...

May 18, 2020 7:09 am

College Student Works Tirelessly to Help Others During Coronavirus

  JNS.org - Most weeks, Kaila Zimmerman-Moscovitch is busy juggling a full load of college classes...

May 15, 2020 9:56 am

Esther Safran Foer’s ‘Post-Holocaust Memoir’ Mixes Sadness, Smiles

Esther Safran Foer wrote her new “post-Holocaust memoir,” I Want You To Know We’re Still...

April 22, 2020 3:54 pm

Israeli NGO Steps Up to Help Americans in Time of Need During Coronavirus Pandemic

Twenty-two-year-old Amir Kashfi arrives early in the morning around 6:30 a.m. outside a Los Angeles...

March 24, 2020 1:08 pm
March 20, 2020 10:12 am

New Jersey Middle School Students Keep Holocaust Memories Alive With Documentaries on Survivors

“Kids can change the world,” said Tova Fish-Rosenberg, founder of Names, Not Numbers -- a...

May 28, 2020 6:35 am

‘Your People Will Be My People’: A Shavuot Shout-Out to Ruth’s ‘Daughters’

JNS.org - “You shall love the convert, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.” -- Deuteronomy 10:19 There was a moment some 2,500...

May 27, 2020 7:36 am

One New York Family’s Story of Surviving Coronavirus

JNS.org - For Sarit Haviv, 53, of Mill Basin in Brooklyn, New York, the toughest part of having COVID-19 was seeing her beloved husband of...

May 22, 2020 1:14 pm

Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Hatzalah Volunteer Emergency Medical Services Raise Unprecedented $15 Million

Dozens of branches of Hatzalah emergency medical services, which operate volunteer first responder networks in Jewish communities around the world, collectively raised an unprecedented $15...

May 20, 2020 7:00 am

New Book of Poetry Finds Relevance During Coronavirus

David Caplan is a Hasidic professor and poet who once wrote about the works of Eminem and Jay-Z. His new collection of poetry, Into the...

May 18, 2020 7:09 am

College Student Works Tirelessly to Help Others During Coronavirus

  JNS.org - Most weeks, Kaila Zimmerman-Moscovitch is busy juggling a full load of college classes and two part-time jobs. It’s a schedule that doesn’t allow...

May 15, 2020 9:56 am

Esther Safran Foer’s ‘Post-Holocaust Memoir’ Mixes Sadness, Smiles

Esther Safran Foer wrote her new “post-Holocaust memoir,” I Want You To Know We’re Still Here, before the Covid-19 pandemic. Yet the third paragraph of the...

April 22, 2020 3:54 pm

Israeli NGO Steps Up to Help Americans in Time of Need During Coronavirus Pandemic

Twenty-two-year-old Amir Kashfi arrives early in the morning around 6:30 a.m. outside a Los Angeles school to set up boxes of canned goods, pasta, rice...

March 24, 2020 1:08 pm

‘We’re Here to Help’ — Coronavirus Won’t Stop Assistance to Victims of Domestic Abuse, Head of Jewish Social Service Program Pledges

"There is a small yet mighty domestic violence community in New York that is here to help clients navigate to safety during this crisis. If...

March 20, 2020 10:12 am

New Jersey Middle School Students Keep Holocaust Memories Alive With Documentaries on Survivors

“Kids can change the world,” said Tova Fish-Rosenberg, founder of Names, Not Numbers -- a national non-profit that is an intergenerational Holocaust oral history film...

March 17, 2020 4:18 pm

‘Israeli Playbook’ Has Helped Us Deal With Coronavirus Crisis, Says Head of New York Jewish Council on Poverty

The head of the main Jewish welfare institution serving poor and low-income residents in the New York area said on Tuesday that his organization had...

February 27, 2020 4:06 pm

‘Each One of Us Is a Slap in the Face of Hitler’

"This document saved my life." This is what Kurt Maier tells schoolchildren in Germany about his multi-stamped visa when he speaks to them regarding his successful...

February 25, 2020 2:38 pm

New Book Takes on Ilhan Omar, but Ends Up a Missed Opportunity

Review of "American Ingrate: Ilhan Omar and the Progressive-Islamist Takeover of the Democratic Party" by Benjamin Weingarten, Bombardier Books, 2020. Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has...

January 16, 2020 4:02 pm

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 playing basketball on a court...

December 18, 2019 8:42 am

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 bottles of oil and baking...

Culture

Black Jewish Rapper Addresses Antisemitism, Racism and Dual Identity in His Music

Black Jewish rapper Noah Shufuntinsky, also known as Westside Gravy, talked in a...

Niio Wants to Be the Netflix of the Digital Art World and COVID-19 Has Helped It

CTech - Many sectors have suffered from the impact of the global coronavirus...

Thousands Call on Israel’s Army Radio to Drop Pop Star Dua Lipa

JNS.org - A petition signed by thousands of Israelis was sent on Wednesday to Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz and...

Opinion

Remembering D-Day: A Night on a Beach in Normandy

In the fall of 1972, when we were living in France, my husband and I went to tour the Normandy...

The Six-Day War: How Israel’s Air Force Led the Path to Victory

The Six-Day War presents an exceptional case study of the Israeli Air Force...

Is Ignorance About the Holocaust Connected to Soaring Antisemitism?

According to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), antisemitism in America has reached its highest...

World

Jewish Group Attacks ‘Hypocrisy’ of Former Canadian Diplomats&#...

An open letter by a group of retired Canadian diplomats calling on their government to oppose an Israeli plan to...

Israel

Israel Marks 53 Years Since ‘Defining Moment’ of Six-Day War

Friday marked the 53rd anniversary of the start of the Six-Day War, a conflict that transformed Israel and the Middle East. The war began with Israel facing the specter of invasion...

Middle East

In Call With Proud Mother, PA President Abbas Glorifies ‘Martyrdom...

Details of a phone conversation between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and a Palestinian mother whose son was killed in...

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