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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...

January 16, 2019 5:04 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 take you to the Kotel (Western Wall), the Sea Of...

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 the current tidal wave of antisemitism in the US for...

With Synagogue Membership Dwindling, Musician Looks to Show Meaning with Music

Joey Weisenberg may not look like a rock star. But staring at the crowd of more than 700 people on their feet at his recent weeknight concert at B’nai Jeshurun in Manhattan, it became clear...

December 26, 2018 9:24 am

‘Fauda’ Lead Writer Reveals Toughest Scene He Had to Write — and Thoughts on Israeli-Palestinian Peace

How do you craft the perfect scene between the hunter and the hunted? That was...

December 23, 2018 8:36 am

Is This the Jewish Tony Robbins?

While good and bad things happen every day, shootings like the one at the Tree...

December 6, 2018 9:16 am

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and bun brands...

December 4, 2018 6:15 am

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU...

November 26, 2018 2:18 pm

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed...

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...

January 9, 2019 5:55 am

With Synagogue Membership Dwindling, Musician Looks to Show Meaning with Music

Joey Weisenberg may not look like a rock star. But staring at the crowd of more than 700 people on their feet at his recent...

December 26, 2018 9:24 am

‘Fauda’ Lead Writer Reveals Toughest Scene He Had to Write — and Thoughts on Israeli-Palestinian Peace

How do you craft the perfect scene between the hunter and the hunted? That was Moshe Zonder’s concern. The head writer of the award-winning show...

December 23, 2018 8:36 am

Is This the Jewish Tony Robbins?

While good and bad things happen every day, shootings like the one at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh don’t. Terrorist attacks in Israel...

December 6, 2018 9:16 am

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and bun brands in the United States -- including Arnold’s, Thomas’, Sara Lee,...

December 4, 2018 6:15 am

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are several ways that one may...

November 26, 2018 2:18 pm

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his flock around the cliffs lining...

November 25, 2018 9:59 am

Polish Military Envoy to Israel Emphasizes Strong Defense Cooperation

JNS.org - Col. Adam Grzymkowski -- Poland’s Defense, Military, Naval, and Air Attaché to Israel -- told JNS in an interview that military ties between...

November 20, 2018 8:48 am

Public Charter Schools Put Benefits of Teaching Hebrew to the Test

JNS.org - Now in its ninth year, the Hebrew Public network of 13 charter schools utilizes a blend of startup philanthropic funding and state funds...

November 20, 2018 7:47 am

Hungarian Jews Examine Long-Lost Identity, and a JCC Is There to Help Them

JNS.org - Many Jews in Hungary are discovering their roots for the first time since the end of Communist rule in 1989, and the only...

November 19, 2018 11:35 am

IDF Enlistment Officer Has ‘Moving Encounters’ with North American Jewish Youths

JNS.org - “That was a real wow for me,” said Lt.-Col. Tzachi Revivo, deputy commander of the Meitav recruitment unit of the Israel Defense Forces...

November 16, 2018 12:34 pm

Devastated California Jewish Communities Fight Fire with Light

JNS.org - Their voices filled with emotion, Chabad rabbis from across California made clear their determination to help people in need while dealing with the...

Opinion

New York Times Retreats From Gaza Medic War Crime Investigation

Two and a half weeks after a front-page Sunday investigative project in which ten New York Times journalists accused Israel...

The Latest Proof That the Iran Nuclear Deal Has Failed to Work

In explaining how the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran would prevent the Islamic dictatorship from developing nuclear weapons, the Obama...

Mixed Reactions After Prosecution Efforts Against Anti-Israel Disruptions at UCLA and UCI

Organized disruptors — both students and non-students — who shut down...

World

Canadian PM Trudeau Reiterates Condemnation of Anti-Israel BDS Movement

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau refused to back down from his criticism of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement at a town hall in Ontario on Tuesday. Trudeau had...

Israel

Israel: Malaysia’s Athlete Ban Inspired by Leader’s ‘Rabi...

Israel condemned on Thursday Malaysia's ban on Israeli participation in international sporting events it hosts and said the decision was inspired by...

Middle East

Explainer: How Pressing Is Lebanon’s Financial Challenge?

Financial strains in Lebanon have been brought into focus by turbulence on markets where its dollar-denominated sovereign bonds suffered a heavy sell-off last week following comments by the finance minister...

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