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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...

April 19, 2019 11:28 am

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on politics and election-related matters, enormous blasts rocked a suspected Iranian surface-to-surface missile factory on the outskirts of the town of Masyaf, in...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah balls floating in golden chicken soup. Raisin-dotted matzah kugel, tangy stuffed cabbage, crunchy charoset, and mile-high sponge cake. During Passover, you may come...

With New Foods and More, Passover Evolves Every Year

JNS.org - When food-industry insiders entered the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey for the annual Kosherfest trade show back in November, you could almost understand why their thoughts were on Passover. Displays of matzah...

April 10, 2019 9:17 am

Academic ‘Afikomen’: Apart From Family, Campus Students Create Their Own Passover

JNS.org - “There’s no place like home," said Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. But if...

March 13, 2019 7:32 am

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages lying under...

February 22, 2019 1:26 pm

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be...

February 10, 2019 10:17 am

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago, she wept. “Having...

February 8, 2019 4:27 pm

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the threats posed...

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...

April 18, 2019 4:26 pm

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on politics and election-related matters, enormous blasts rocked a suspected Iranian surface-to-surface missile...

April 15, 2019 3:50 am

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah balls floating in golden chicken soup. Raisin-dotted matzah kugel, tangy stuffed cabbage,...

April 14, 2019 4:22 am

With New Foods and More, Passover Evolves Every Year

JNS.org - When food-industry insiders entered the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey for the annual Kosherfest trade show back in November, you could...

April 10, 2019 9:17 am

Academic ‘Afikomen’: Apart From Family, Campus Students Create Their Own Passover

JNS.org - “There’s no place like home," said Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. But if she’d been Jewish, the heroine would no doubt have said,...

March 13, 2019 7:32 am

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages lying under a clear protective glass appeared to be nonsensical gibberish --...

February 22, 2019 1:26 pm

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving it a controversial title that...

February 10, 2019 10:17 am

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago, she wept. “Having experienced so many of the residential rehabilitative facilities in the...

February 8, 2019 4:27 pm

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the threats posed by Iran and North Korea, a position that has some...

February 7, 2019 9:11 am

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England Patriots defeat the Los Angeles...

January 22, 2019 7:51 am

A Jewish, Cancer-Surviving Comedian Is Up for an Adult-Themed Award

When Eitan Levine went to see the hit show Hamilton, he never imagined it could lead to possibly winning an award that would make him...

January 16, 2019 5:04 am

Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi, co-founder of Tsofen, an organization...

January 10, 2019 11:17 am

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average "Israel Experience"? Trips like Birthright Israel may...

January 9, 2019 11:18 am

In New Initiative, Yad Vashem Tackles 21st Century Antisemitism

JNS.org - It is American teachers like Lori Fulton who, with their commitment to Holocaust education, are poised to be potent forces for holding back...

Culture

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in...

Jewish Professor and Poet Discusses His New Book of Poetry

Baruch November is a professor of English at Touro College in Manhattan. His poems have appeared in The Forward, The...

‘Today’ Show Anchor Savannah Guthrie Takes Helicopter Tour of ‘Magical’ Israel

"Today" show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie recently took a helicopter tour...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz Should Come Clean About Qatar

Alan Dershowitz published a blistering response to my column asking him why he was publicly pressuring Israel to create a...

Protests Could Prompt New Democratic Revolutions in the Gulf

The past eight years have not been particularly kind to the Gulf counter-revolution. Its one success, Egypt, has produced some...

Nineteen Ways You Know It’s Passover in Israel

JNS.org - If you’ve never heard an Arab calling out alter zachen (“old things”) in Yiddish, then you’ve never experienced...

World

Dublin City University Students Pledge ‘Active Solidarity With Palest...

Students at Dublin City University voted to endorse the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel this week,...

Israel

Netanyahu in Passover Greeting: Story of the Jewish People ‘Has No Pa...

Newly re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a Passover greeting in a video published on social media on Friday,...

Middle East

Turkey Arrests Suspected Spies for UAE, Probing Khashoggi Link

Turkey has arrested two intelligence operatives who confessed to spying on Arab nationals for the United Arab Emirates, and it is probing whether the arrival in Turkey of one of...

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