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The Man Who Chose Israel

I am the CEO of the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation. This organization, founded in 1977, helps young people in Israel’s periphery and development towns...

October 14, 2018 8:29 pm

Report: Hezbollah Hacked Into Mobile Devices Worldwide

Hezbollah hackers used "catfishing" techniques on social media to infiltrate mobile devices worldwide, according to a release from the Czech Security Intelligence Service (BIS), as reported by Radio Praha (Prague). Hezbollah operatives posed as attractive women...

UCI Preparing to Refer Anti-Israel Disrupters to Prosecution

Campus police at University of California, Irvine will in the near future refer anti-Israel disruptors of a May 3, 2018 pro-Israel event to Orange County prosecutors, according to a UCI spokesperson. Referral will occur, says...

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree in Jerusalem, it might require the UN Security Council. He was not exaggerating. Jerusalem is home...

September 17, 2018 8:56 am

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016...

September 12, 2018 2:44 pm

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to create nothing...

September 9, 2018 8:01 am

An Israeli Investment in Diaspora Relations

JNS.org - For the last four years, a virtual classroom has united students from Akko’s Weizmann...

September 6, 2018 9:22 am

Receiving, Rebuilding, and Resiliency: Jewish Houston One Year After Harvey

JNS.org - Sodden prayer books, flood waters pouring into a sanctuary, bed-ridden patients at the Jewish...

September 4, 2018 8:46 am

The Rosh Hashanah Fuss-Free Meal for the Modern Host

JNS.org - It started with a chance remark after a Shabbat dinner: “What a feast!...

October 14, 2018 8:29 pm

The Man Who Chose Israel

I am the CEO of the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation. This organization, founded in 1977, helps young people in Israel’s periphery and development towns to...

October 12, 2018 3:30 pm

Report: Hezbollah Hacked Into Mobile Devices Worldwide

Hezbollah hackers used "catfishing" techniques on social media to infiltrate mobile devices worldwide, according to a release from the Czech Security Intelligence Service (BIS), as...

October 4, 2018 2:56 pm

UCI Preparing to Refer Anti-Israel Disrupters to Prosecution

Campus police at University of California, Irvine will in the near future refer anti-Israel disruptors of a May 3, 2018 pro-Israel event to Orange County...

September 17, 2018 10:47 am

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree in Jerusalem, it might require...

September 17, 2018 8:56 am

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American Jews and 60% of Israeli...

September 12, 2018 2:44 pm

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to create nothing less than “a movement led by young Jews to reclaim...

September 9, 2018 8:01 am

An Israeli Investment in Diaspora Relations

JNS.org - For the last four years, a virtual classroom has united students from Akko’s Weizmann School and Indianapolis’s Bureau of Jewish Education, including joint programming...

September 6, 2018 9:22 am

Receiving, Rebuilding, and Resiliency: Jewish Houston One Year After Harvey

JNS.org - Sodden prayer books, flood waters pouring into a sanctuary, bed-ridden patients at the Jewish senior residence being rushed to higher ground, a crib reduced...

September 4, 2018 8:46 am

The Rosh Hashanah Fuss-Free Meal for the Modern Host

JNS.org - It started with a chance remark after a Shabbat dinner: “What a feast! You must have cooked for hours!” I didn’t answer immediately. Working...

August 30, 2018 9:23 am

Berlin Falafel Wars: A Microcosm of Changing Sentiment Towards Jews in Germany?

JNS.org - A small protest in Germany’s capital city on August 11 revealed a cross-section of national attitudes towards Jews and Israel, and perhaps a...

August 29, 2018 8:15 am

IDF Ground Forces Acquire More Precise Rocket Firepower

JNS.org - A recent deal for the purchase of hundreds of millions of shekels worth of guided rockets for the IDF is a forward-looking step...

August 29, 2018 7:41 am

Fire Kites Sting Negev Honey Farms Just Before Rosh Hashanah

JNS.org - When you drive into Israel’s Sha’ar HaNegev Region in the northwestern Negev, the fields are burnt and black. The trees are broken, and...

August 26, 2018 8:41 am

Israel’s Glushko Qualifies for US Open

Moments after her match was over on Court 9 on Friday, Julia Glushko put her hands over her eyes -- as if she could not...

August 20, 2018 9:07 am

A Conversation About Tikkun Olam and Its Discontents

The question of why non-Orthodox American Jews tend to be disproportionately progressive politically has occupied the thoughts of intellectuals and pundits, both Jewish and Gentile,...

Culture

American Actress Marilyn Monroe’s Personal Jewish Prayer Book Up for Auction

JNS.org - A Jewish prayer book that belonged to American actress Marilyn Monroe has...

‘Observance’: A Touching, Relevant Play About Modern Judaism

Tracey Goldblum wants her daughter to stop smoking marijuana, practice safe sex, and avoid punching men in the face. Her...

Opinion

We Will Never Understand God’s Motives and Must Learn to Accept It

And God said to Noah: "The end of all flesh has come before...

After Khashoggi, Will US Continue Faustian Bargain With the Saudis?

For decades, many in the United States looked the other way as the Saudis undermined US...

How a Bedouin Settlement Can Help Solve the Israeli-Palestinian Dispute

While there is little doubt that the Bedouin settlement of Khan Ahmar on...

World

UK City Council Adopts Internationally-Recognized Antisemitism Definition

The city council of Brighton and Hove in England passed a resolution on Thursday adopting an internationally-recognized definition of antisemitism, drawing praise from leaders of the local Jewish community. The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance...

Israel

Amid Heightened Tensions With Hamas, Israel Beefs Up Armored Forces on Gaza...

Israel ramped up its armored forces along the Gaza border on Thursday in a daylight show of force, a day after...

Middle East

Hamas Chief Alive and Well, and Not Hiding Following Beersheva Rocket Attac...

JNS.org - Despite launching a powerful rocket deep inside Israel on Wednesday, Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh came out of hiding on...

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