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Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert locusts destroying farm and...

December 1, 2020 7:23 am

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these elderly people and Holocaust survivors and their difficulties and loneliness. It really shocked me and...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli expertise, investors in each country tell ISRAEL21c. The Gulf states import more than 90% of their...

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 unusual role in fighting the current coronavirus pandemic through facilitating...

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...

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....

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...

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...

December 1, 2020 7:23 am

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert locusts destroying farm and grazing...

November 25, 2020 7:31 am

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these elderly people and Holocaust survivors...

October 20, 2020 5:19 am

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli expertise, investors in each country...

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...

Culture

‘Unorthodox’ Star Shira Haas Shares Throwback Purim Photo From Childhood

Israeli actress Shira Haas shared with her Instagram followers on Thursday a photo...

Genesis Prize Foundation to Honor Life and Legacy of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

JNS.org - The Genesis Prize Foundation announced plans to honor the late prominent...

Opinion

My Brother Benzi, and How to Be Kind

My late brother Benzi died in a car accident in 2008. Although he is principally remembered for his superlative philanthropy...

New York Times’ Beinart Defends Himself on Hypocrisy Charge

New York Times columnist Peter Beinart is defending himself against the charge that he is a hypocrite for favoring economic...

Settlements Are Not the Obstacle to Peace, Just a Two-State Solution

Shany Mor wrote a useful if not very original article in Mosaic on...

World

McGill University Jewish Groups Decry ‘Misleading’ BDS Motion T...

The Jewish community at McGill University spoke out Friday against an "intentionally misleading" divestment motion passed by the Student’s Society...

Israel

‘The Last Purim With Corona:’ Netanyahu Urges Jabs in Holiday S...

A Purim holiday-themed video from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged Israelis to get vaccinated against COVID-19, after allaying the...

Middle East

Israel, Bahrain Leaders Discuss Iran, Possible Vaccine Plant

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Bahrain's Crown Prince Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa on Thursday discussed Iran and the possible involvement of the Gulf state in establishing a vaccine...

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