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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...

November 26, 2018 2:18 pm

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 Israel and Poland are solid and unaffected by past disputes...

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 to offer high-quality Hebrew-language education to Jewish and non-Jewish students...

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 Jewish Community Center (JCC) in the country is helping them...

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...

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...

November 15, 2018 12:04 pm

Trauma and Terror: The View From Israel’s South

The sound of crunching under my feet made me wince. Amidst the debris, lay the belongings of...

November 9, 2018 2:13 pm

‘We’ll Go on Forever’ — A Witness to Kristallnacht 80 Years Ago, My Grandmother Looks Back

I have long known that my grandmother witnessed Kristallnacht. But it is only this year...

November 7, 2018 8:35 am

Antisemites to the Left of Me, Nazis to the Right: Stuck in the Middle With Jews

We enjoyed a wonderful 60-year run, we American Jews. The postwar boom of the 1940s...

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...

November 15, 2018 12:04 pm

Trauma and Terror: The View From Israel’s South

The sound of crunching under my feet made me wince. Amidst the debris, lay the belongings of the residents of a four-story apartment block in the Israeli...

November 9, 2018 2:13 pm

‘We’ll Go on Forever’ — A Witness to Kristallnacht 80 Years Ago, My Grandmother Looks Back

I have long known that my grandmother witnessed Kristallnacht. But it is only this year -- as we mark the 80th anniversary of the vicious...

November 7, 2018 8:35 am

Antisemites to the Left of Me, Nazis to the Right: Stuck in the Middle With Jews

We enjoyed a wonderful 60-year run, we American Jews. The postwar boom of the 1940s and 1950s heralded a Golden Age of Jewish cultural acceptance...

October 28, 2018 10:22 am

In Teaching English to Hebrew-Speaking Kids, Educators Learn Their Own Lessons

JNS.org - A teaching program dedicated to tackling the achievement gap in Israel is helping Israeli students learn English and recent college graduates make stronger...

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...

Culture

Patriots Owner Kraft Apologizes in First Statement Since Charges

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft apologized on Saturday in his first public statement since he was charged for soliciting...

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...

Opinion

The Campaign to Make Ilhan Omar’s Antisemitism Unassailable

Two prominent American-Islamist political activists, both avowed opponents of Israel's existence, renewed complaints last week that the recent controversy involving...

Parshat Shemini: The Need for Both Hope and Humanity

It should have been the great day of celebration. The Tabernacle, Israel’s first collective house of worship, was complete. All...

Who Wants Israel Out of the Golan?

JNS.org - America’s recognition of Israeli sovereignty in the Golan Heights is supported by a broad cross-section of the American...

World

Jewish Council Warns Against Antisemitism at Scottish Universities

A representative body of Scottish Jewish communities has warned of concerning levels of antisemitism faced by Jewish students and teachers at Scottish universities. In a submission to the Equality and Human Rights...

Israel

On 40th Anniversary, Israel-Egypt Peace Deal Hailed for Opening ‘New ...

Tuesday marked the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Israel-Egypt peace treaty. The 1979 agreement -- brokered by then-US President...

Middle East

Hamas Prisoners Attack Two Guards, One Seriously Injured

JNS.org - Two guards at Ketziot Prison in southern Israel were wounded, one seriously, when Hamas prisoners stabbed them late Sunday night after clashes broke out at the facility. Both guards...

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