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How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising antisemitism. Polls and reports...

October 29, 2019 5:14 am

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a genetic disease that killed 50 or 60 Jewish children a year in the US and...

Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that had Jews rescheduling holiday events for indoors and looking back to the Talmud for guidance...

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence

JNS.org - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember that, at 99, the man is one of a dwindling club: the heroes of Israel’s War of Independence. “Unhappily, that’s true,” he...

October 16, 2019 6:18 am

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving

JNS.org - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter...

October 8, 2019 8:32 am

Israeli Researcher on Yom Kippur, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and Artificial Intelligence

CTech - This week marks the 40th anniversary of Douglas Adams' popular science fiction novel...

September 25, 2019 7:53 am

High Holiday Challenge for College Students: Finding a (Spiritual) Home Away From Home

JNS.org - Spending the High Holidays away from home can be a lonely experience. And, sadly,...

September 25, 2019 5:20 am

‘Reverse Tashlich’ Program Encourages Jews to Keep the Oceans Clean

JNS.org - A Florida-based program aimed at reconnecting Jewish people to the ocean and empowering...

September 19, 2019 6:57 am

Bringing Young, Diverse Jews Together — Over Kugel

Simone Weichselbaum and Yossi Rosenberg decided it was time to shake things up. The best...

October 29, 2019 5:14 am

How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising antisemitism. Polls and reports of...

October 27, 2019 7:13 am

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a genetic disease that killed 50...

October 20, 2019 2:18 am

Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that had Jews rescheduling holiday events...

October 16, 2019 6:41 am

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence

JNS.org - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember that, at 99, the man is one of a dwindling club: the...

October 16, 2019 6:18 am

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving

JNS.org - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families and friends come together to...

October 8, 2019 8:32 am

Israeli Researcher on Yom Kippur, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and Artificial Intelligence

CTech - This week marks the 40th anniversary of Douglas Adams' popular science fiction novel The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Over 14 million copies...

September 25, 2019 7:53 am

High Holiday Challenge for College Students: Finding a (Spiritual) Home Away From Home

JNS.org - Spending the High Holidays away from home can be a lonely experience. And, sadly, without the family around, many a Jewish college student simply...

September 25, 2019 5:20 am

‘Reverse Tashlich’ Program Encourages Jews to Keep the Oceans Clean

JNS.org - A Florida-based program aimed at reconnecting Jewish people to the ocean and empowering them to help keep the sea clean is attracting attention...

September 19, 2019 6:57 am

Bringing Young, Diverse Jews Together — Over Kugel

Simone Weichselbaum and Yossi Rosenberg decided it was time to shake things up. The best friends wanted to hold events for Jews who were single....

September 16, 2019 6:55 am

Top This? Presidential Candidates Get Covered in Yiddishkeit

JNS.org - Along with giving out kipot to put on one’s head, Marc Daniels, a published author and the director of an independent marketing and...

August 29, 2019 5:39 am

Unlikely Absorption Centers: ‘Olim’ Find Soft Landing in Israel Through Non-Profit Work

JNS.org - For most olim, moving to Israel is the realization of a dream. After years of hoping and planning, making aliyah and taking root...

August 26, 2019 6:54 am

Birthright’s Excel Program Gets High Marks All Around

JNS.org - “It’s so much more.” That’s the mantra of the 54 Jewish young adults from across North America who just wrapped up 10 weeks...

June 20, 2019 6:32 am

New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses

JNS.org - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the IDF and the US military with Jewish students to share stories, learn...

June 13, 2019 6:41 am

In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp

JNS.org - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah in the Poconos. Weinstein is among...

Culture

Montreal Concert Features ‘Violins of Hope’ That Survived Holocaust

Musicians at a concert in Montreal on Saturday played violins that once belonged...

Prominent Zionist Artist’s Remarkable Portrayal of an Arab Leader

On November 20, 1977, former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat became the first Arab...

Opinion

For UNRWA, the Party’s Over

JNS.org - When I heard that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East...

Israel Agrees to Monitor Foreign Investment: A Check on China?

Through rapid and sustained economic growth and a dramatic increase in international investment, China has become Israel’s second-largest trading partner...

World

Bernie Sanders: ‘It’s Not Antisemitic to Criticize Israel’

JNS.org - Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, said that “it is not antisemitic to criticize the policies of the Israeli government,” adding...

Israel

Israel Hosts Foreign Military Delegations to Share Knowledge of Battle Simu...

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces is preparing to host some 25 foreign military delegations this week for a first-of-its...

Middle East

IAEA Discovery of Uranium Particles Raises Questions on Scope of Iran’s N...

JNS.org - The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Monday that it has discovered uranium traces at an undeclared...

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