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Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel, is playing a remarkable...

July 30, 2020 11:08 am

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors

JNS.org - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of losses, particularly early on when COVID-19 swept through the boroughs of New York City and...

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the loss of visitor revenue, many smaller museums are being forced to close, and larger ones are postponing re-openings...

The Overnight Camp Summer That Wasn’t

JNS.org - Dahlia Jones was looking forward to this summer. For six years, she’s been attending Eisner Camp, and this year would have been her last as a camper. She was looking forward to all...

June 26, 2020 1:24 pm

New Book Tells Tale of Black US Soldiers Who Took in Jewish Holocaust Survivors After Liberating Nazi Camps

Lieutenant John L. Withers Sr. knew he was breaking military rules but did so anyway. He...

June 23, 2020 11:19 am

Jewish Day Schools Adapt to COVID-19

JNS.org - On a recent June night, 25 people, primarily young children, sat on their...

June 9, 2020 6:10 am

In an Era of Global Uncertainty, Record Numbers of Jews Seek Out Israel

JNS.org - In a time of darkness, pandemic, pandemonium, and power struggles, a thin ray...

May 28, 2020 6:35 am

‘Your People Will Be My People’: A Shavuot Shout-Out to Ruth’s ‘Daughters’

JNS.org - “You shall love the convert, for you were strangers in the land of...

May 27, 2020 7:36 am

One New York Family’s Story of Surviving Coronavirus

JNS.org - For Sarit Haviv, 53, of Mill Basin in Brooklyn, New York, the toughest...

July 30, 2020 11:08 am

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel, is playing a remarkable and...

July 14, 2020 3:49 am

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors

JNS.org - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of losses, particularly early on when...

July 13, 2020 2:38 am

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the loss of visitor revenue, many smaller museums are...

July 6, 2020 4:05 am

The Overnight Camp Summer That Wasn’t

JNS.org - Dahlia Jones was looking forward to this summer. For six years, she’s been attending Eisner Camp, and this year would have been her...

June 26, 2020 1:24 pm

New Book Tells Tale of Black US Soldiers Who Took in Jewish Holocaust Survivors After Liberating Nazi Camps

Lieutenant John L. Withers Sr. knew he was breaking military rules but did so anyway. He took in two young Jewish Polish Holocaust survivors just after...

June 23, 2020 11:19 am

Jewish Day Schools Adapt to COVID-19

JNS.org - On a recent June night, 25 people, primarily young children, sat on their couches and watched as a puppeteer explained how he creates...

June 9, 2020 6:10 am

In an Era of Global Uncertainty, Record Numbers of Jews Seek Out Israel

JNS.org - In a time of darkness, pandemic, pandemonium, and power struggles, a thin ray of light can be seen in the Jewish world and...

May 28, 2020 6:35 am

‘Your People Will Be My People’: A Shavuot Shout-Out to Ruth’s ‘Daughters’

JNS.org - “You shall love the convert, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.” -- Deuteronomy 10:19 There was a moment some 2,500...

May 27, 2020 7:36 am

One New York Family’s Story of Surviving Coronavirus

JNS.org - For Sarit Haviv, 53, of Mill Basin in Brooklyn, New York, the toughest part of having COVID-19 was seeing her beloved husband of...

May 22, 2020 1:14 pm

Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Hatzalah Volunteer Emergency Medical Services Raise Unprecedented $15 Million

Dozens of branches of Hatzalah emergency medical services, which operate volunteer first responder networks in Jewish communities around the world, collectively raised an unprecedented $15...

May 20, 2020 7:00 am

New Book of Poetry Finds Relevance During Coronavirus

David Caplan is a Hasidic professor and poet who once wrote about the works of Eminem and Jay-Z. His new collection of poetry, Into the...

May 18, 2020 7:09 am

College Student Works Tirelessly to Help Others During Coronavirus

  JNS.org - Most weeks, Kaila Zimmerman-Moscovitch is busy juggling a full load of college classes and two part-time jobs. It’s a schedule that doesn’t allow...

May 15, 2020 9:56 am

Esther Safran Foer’s ‘Post-Holocaust Memoir’ Mixes Sadness, Smiles

Esther Safran Foer wrote her new “post-Holocaust memoir,” I Want You To Know We’re Still Here, before the Covid-19 pandemic. Yet the third paragraph of the...

April 22, 2020 3:54 pm

Israeli NGO Steps Up to Help Americans in Time of Need During Coronavirus Pandemic

Twenty-two-year-old Amir Kashfi arrives early in the morning around 6:30 a.m. outside a Los Angeles school to set up boxes of canned goods, pasta, rice...

Opinion

Is Russia’s Quest for World Power in Trouble?

An important part of Russia’s grand strategy in terms of foreign policy is its purposeful creation and management of conflict...

Libya and Battleground Africa

Sudan’s recent announcement of the detention of 122 mercenaries heading for Libya may point to a growing interest by the Government...

A Personal Relationship With God Is Reachable — if We Believe in It

In his old age, the late Sir Roger Bannister was the absolute epitome...

World

Former US National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft Dies at Age 95

Brent Scowcroft, a pragmatic three-star general who served as national security adviser to Republican US Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush and later criticized President George W. Bush's Iraq war...

Israel

Israel Donates Aid Kits to Ethiopian School for Underprivileged Kids in Fig...

Israel announced on Friday that it had donated humanitarian aid kits to students at a school in the Ethiopian capital,...

Middle East

‘Possibility of External Interference’: Lebanon’s Preside...

Lebanon's president said on Friday an investigation into the biggest blast in Beirut's history would examine whether it was caused...

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