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New Book Takes on Ilhan Omar, but Ends Up a Missed Opportunity

Review of "American Ingrate: Ilhan Omar and the Progressive-Islamist Takeover of the Democratic Party" by Benjamin Weingarten, Bombardier Books, 2020. Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota...

February 25, 2020 2:38 pm

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after playing basketball on a court in Harlem in 1976. A scout from Israel saw him...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with bottles of oil and baking ingredients at the ready, kids decorate the house with dreidels...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl only came to the after-school program every other day. When they asked her why, she told...

November 15, 2019 10:54 am

Greek Woman Reunited With Siblings She Saved During Holocaust and Their 40 Descendants

JNS.org - “There is no way to describe the acts of heroism and the danger...

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...

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...

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...

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...

February 25, 2020 2:38 pm

New Book Takes on Ilhan Omar, but Ends Up a Missed Opportunity

Review of "American Ingrate: Ilhan Omar and the Progressive-Islamist Takeover of the Democratic Party" by Benjamin Weingarten, Bombardier Books, 2020. Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has...

January 16, 2020 4:02 pm

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after playing basketball on a court...

December 18, 2019 8:42 am

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with bottles of oil and baking...

December 16, 2019 11:24 am

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl only came to the after-school...

November 15, 2019 10:54 am

Greek Woman Reunited With Siblings She Saved During Holocaust and Their 40 Descendants

JNS.org - “There is no way to describe the acts of heroism and the danger they took upon themselves and all those around them to...

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....

Opinion

Trump’s ‘Peace to Prosperity’ Plan Is Realistic and Fair

The sadly predictable knee-jerk rejection by the Palestinian leadership of all peace initiatives...

Palestinian Islamic Jihad Is Provoking Israel to Spark an Armed Conflict

Despite recent Israeli concessions to Palestinians in Gaza, terrorists escalated attacks against the...

The Palestinians Need to Accept the Reality of Jerusalem and Israel

Israel isn’t going anywhere, and Jerusalem will always be its capital. Period. Every head...

World

Egypt and Oman Urged to Remove Antisemitic Titles From Annual Book Fairs

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) on Wednesday called on Egypt and Oman to remove antisemitic materials from their annual book fairs. The fairs, which are state-supported and take place in the capital...

Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu: Bernie Sanders ‘Definitely Wrong’ to Call...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was "definitely wrong" to call him...

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