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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:...

October 16, 2019 6:41 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 celebrate the arrival of the Pilgrims at Plymouth, Massachusetts and...

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 of the book have been sold worldwide, and it was...

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 ignores the call of the shofar -- even the apples...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

June 3, 2019 7:40 am

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York

  JNS.org - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled with chilling artifacts outlining the...

May 20, 2019 6:32 am

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of several books, including Jews and Money:...

April 19, 2019 11:28 am

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information campaigns,” or exposure through the media of enemy activity that has been...

Opinion

Troop Withdrawals in Afghanistan and Syria Are Guaranteed to Fail

JNS.org - The Trump administration has held numerous meetings with Taliban officials in an attempt to reach a compromise solution...

The Big Winners in Syria: ISIS and Iran

JNS.org - The withdrawal of American forces from northern Syria and the abandonment of the Kurds to the mercy of...

Yom Kippur and the Lamb Chop

JNS.org - I knew the Kol Nidre crowd at the Beverly Hills Hotel was probably expecting me to talk about...

World

Pro-Israel Organizations Increasingly Alarmed Over Conflagration in Syria

JNS.org - The sudden decision of US President Donald Trump last week to withdraw its forces from northern Syria, effectively taking them out of the country and putting them elsewhere...

Israel

Hospitality Chain Selina Announces First Location in Northern Israel

CTech - Hospitality company Selina Ltd. is set to open a location of its brand name deluxe hostels near the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel, Selina announced Wednesday in...

Middle East

Global Watchdog Gives Iran Until Feb to Tighten Anti-Money Laundering Rules

A global dirty money watchdog said on Friday it had given Iran a final deadline of February 2020 to comply with international norms after which it would urge all its...

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