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The Overnight Camp Summer That Wasn’t

JNS.org - Dahlia Jones was looking forward to this summer. For six years, she’s been attending Eisner Camp, and this year would have been...

July 6, 2020 4:05 am

New Book Tells Tale of Black US Soldiers Who Took in Jewish Holocaust Survivors After Liberating Nazi Camps

Lieutenant John L. Withers Sr. knew he was breaking military rules but did so anyway. He took in two young Jewish Polish Holocaust survivors just after the end of World War II in 1945. The pair...

Jewish Day Schools Adapt to COVID-19

JNS.org - On a recent June night, 25 people, primarily young children, sat on their couches and watched as a puppeteer explained how he creates his puppets and how they could build their own with...

In an Era of Global Uncertainty, Record Numbers of Jews Seek Out Israel

JNS.org - In a time of darkness, pandemic, pandemonium, and power struggles, a thin ray of light can be seen in the Jewish world and Israel. In May, the number of North Americans applying to make...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

July 6, 2020 4:05 am

The Overnight Camp Summer That Wasn’t

JNS.org - Dahlia Jones was looking forward to this summer. For six years, she’s been attending Eisner Camp, and this year would have been her...

June 26, 2020 1:24 pm

New Book Tells Tale of Black US Soldiers Who Took in Jewish Holocaust Survivors After Liberating Nazi Camps

Lieutenant John L. Withers Sr. knew he was breaking military rules but did so anyway. He took in two young Jewish Polish Holocaust survivors just after...

June 23, 2020 11:19 am

Jewish Day Schools Adapt to COVID-19

JNS.org - On a recent June night, 25 people, primarily young children, sat on their couches and watched as a puppeteer explained how he creates...

June 9, 2020 6:10 am

In an Era of Global Uncertainty, Record Numbers of Jews Seek Out Israel

JNS.org - In a time of darkness, pandemic, pandemonium, and power struggles, a thin ray of light can be seen in the Jewish world and...

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...

Opinion

After Iranian Attacks, Israel Must Be Ready for a Response

JNS.org - It’s hard to exaggerate the significance of the damage done to the Natanz uranium enrichment facility in Iran,...

Following Intense Pressure, Tehran ‘Could Respond, Make Mistakes’

JNS.org - The Iranian regime is facing growing pressure on multiple fronts, which...

The Mysterious Explosions at Iran’s Nuclear Facilities

Early in the morning of June 26, Tehran was rocked by a huge explosion at the Parchin military complex, 30...

World

Pompeo Says US Looking at Banning Chinese Social Media Apps, Including TikT...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that the United States was "certainly looking at" banning Chinese social media...

Israel

Israeli Startup Pixellot’s AI-Powered Robot Photographers to Help Coach S...

CTech - Israeli sports broadcasting startup Pixellot has signed an agreement with soccer team FC Barcelona through the Barça Innovation...

Middle East

Currency Crisis Impoverishes Iranians, Strains Economic Defenses

Desperate to afford her daughter's overseas university fees, 58-year-old retired Iranian teacher Maryam Hosseini withdrew all her savings from the bank to buy US dollars. It was not enough. With three...

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