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A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been asking herself for almost...

February 24, 2017 7:48 am

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make their organization’s or constituency’s voice heard on policy issues, without making overtly political statements. Such was the delicate balancing act navigated by...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by a parade of chanting students. Welcome to the BBYO International Convention. Until this point, my experience at...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's fashion acumen. Thus, in the spirit of the great American legend Mark Twain, who once...

February 17, 2017 2:24 am

US-Israel Cybersecurity Ties Grow as Common Enemies Take Battle Online

JNS.org -- New legislation brokering American-Israeli collaboration in cybersecurity has further cemented the Jewish state's standing...

February 8, 2017 2:03 pm

In Surprise Discovery, Israeli Archaeologists Uncover 12th Dead Sea Scrolls Cave

JNS.org - In a surprise discovery, Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a 12th cave that once held...

February 8, 2017 12:11 pm

At Cybertech Conference, Netanyahu Stresses Israeli Prowess, Global Threats

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered the keynote address last month at Cybertech 2017, the world's...

February 8, 2017 7:03 am

Women’s Pre-Army Program Forced to Move, Reflecting Religious Debate in Israel

JNS.org - It’s hard to believe that 27 female teenagers are the cause of an intense debate...

February 1, 2017 8:05 am

How Two US-Trained Israel Advocates Became International Spokesmen

JNS.org - You could say that Yishai Fleisher was destined to be a Jewish activist. Born...

February 24, 2017 7:48 am

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been asking herself for almost 20...

February 22, 2017 7:43 am

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make their organization’s or constituency’s voice heard on policy issues, without making overtly...

February 22, 2017 7:41 am

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by a parade of chanting students. Welcome...

February 19, 2017 7:19 am

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's fashion acumen. Thus, in the...

February 17, 2017 2:24 am

US-Israel Cybersecurity Ties Grow as Common Enemies Take Battle Online

JNS.org -- New legislation brokering American-Israeli collaboration in cybersecurity has further cemented the Jewish state's standing as a global powerhouse in the field. The United States-Israel Cybersecurity...

February 8, 2017 2:03 pm

In Surprise Discovery, Israeli Archaeologists Uncover 12th Dead Sea Scrolls Cave

JNS.org - In a surprise discovery, Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a 12th cave that once held portions of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Hebrew University archaeologists Dr. Oren...

February 8, 2017 12:11 pm

At Cybertech Conference, Netanyahu Stresses Israeli Prowess, Global Threats

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered the keynote address last month at Cybertech 2017, the world's second-largest cybertechnology exhibition. At the event, Netanyahu said that it is...

February 8, 2017 7:03 am

Women’s Pre-Army Program Forced to Move, Reflecting Religious Debate in Israel

JNS.org - It’s hard to believe that 27 female teenagers are the cause of an intense debate within Israel’s national-religious population. The young women are students at Mechinat...

February 1, 2017 8:05 am

How Two US-Trained Israel Advocates Became International Spokesmen

JNS.org - You could say that Yishai Fleisher was destined to be a Jewish activist. Born in Haifa on the day of the 1976 Entebbe hijacking...

January 27, 2017 4:54 am

Pro-Israel Christians Rally in Support of US Embassy Relocation to Jerusalem

JNS.org - Aside from its centrality to Jewish history, and its role as Israel’s capital, Jerusalem is also a holy place for many Bible-reading Christians. As such, prominent pro-Israel Christian...

January 26, 2017 8:21 am

German Agency Helps Families Learn About Nazi Family Ties

JNS.org - While the annual commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day gives voice to the victims of the Nazi atrocities, can this also be a day for...

January 25, 2017 5:21 am

Consequences on Jerusalem Will Be Devastating if UN Resolution Is Implemented, Say Representatives of Israeli Schools, Synagogues

JNS.org - The human consequences of implementing the recent United Nations resolution on Israel would be devastating, according to representatives of Israeli schools, synagogues and other institutions in...

January 25, 2017 5:15 am

New Israeli Program for Teachers Addresses Diaspora Jewish Education

JNS.org - For Shani Tauber, it all came together when her group left the house of Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, the religious-Zionist pioneer known as “Rav...

January 24, 2017 8:03 am

After Bedouin Riots, Israeli Arabs Set Violent Precedent for Future Demolitions of Illegal Communities

JNS.org - Israeli authorities last week began dismantling Umm al-Hiran -- one of hundreds of illegal Bedouin communities throughout the Negev region -- as Arab activists and politicians and local Bedouins...

Culture

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the...

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a...

Opinion

New York Times Promotes Myth That Jews Oppose Organ Donation

The first paragraph of a New York Times opinion piece inaccurately portrays Judaism as opposed to organ donation. The Times article,...

A White House Initiative to Defeat Radical Islam

Who is the enemy? It's been more than 15 years since 9/11, and still this fundamental question rattles around. Prominent...

70 Years Later, Still No Answers on the Holocaust

I’ve listened to the stories of Holocaust survivors, studied the history, and read many books about what happened 70 years ago....

World

Trump: Two-State Solution Preferable, But Up to Israel, Palestinians to Dec...

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he likes the concept of a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict, expressing...

Israel

Israel Denies Visas to Staff Members of ‘Extreme, Hostile’ NGO ...

Israel is refusing to issue visas to the international staff of one of the most prominent international human rights NGOs...

Middle East

Iranian President Rouhani, Touted in West as ‘Moderate,’ Calls ...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani -- touted by many in the West as a “moderate” -- hailed on Wednesday the “tireless...

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