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A Jewish, Cancer-Surviving Comedian Is Up for an Adult-Themed Award

When Eitan Levine went to see the hit show Hamilton, he never imagined it could lead to possibly winning an award that would make...

January 22, 2019 7:51 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 working to better integrate Israeli Arabs into Israel’s high-tech sector. He’s...

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...

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...

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...

January 22, 2019 7:51 am

A Jewish, Cancer-Surviving Comedian Is Up for an Adult-Themed Award

When Eitan Levine went to see the hit show Hamilton, he never imagined it could lead to possibly winning an award that would make him...

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...

Culture

Singer Daddy Yankee Floats in Dead Sea, Visits Western Wall Ahead of Israel Concert

Popular Latin singer Daddy Yankee is touring Israel ahead of his concert on...

Jack Hughes Becomes First Jewish Player to Be First Overall Pick in NHL Draft

JNS.org - Jack Hughes became the first Jewish player to be the No....

Opinion

Remembering Yitzhak Shamir

The public longs for the good old days, when our leaders saw politics as a calling or a mission, not...

Erdogan’s Loss Is Israel’s Gain

JNS.org - When Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared, during the lead-up to the country’s March 31 municipal elections, that...

Russian Aggression and Putin’s Mass Mobilization

Mass mobilization saved the Russian state on many occasions in past centuries, proving effective against Charles XII, Napoleon I, and...

World

UK Labour Party’s Readmission of Corbyn Ally Accused of Antisemitism ...

A Labour member of the British Parliament and arch-ally of far-left leader Jeremy Corbyn was welcomed back into the party...

Israel

Ex-US Envoy to UN Nikki Haley Prays at Western Wall After Israel Arrival

Former US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley -- known for her strident defense of Israel during her two-year stint in Turtle Bay -- visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem...

Middle East

US Economic Plan Decried by Palestinians but Gets Cautious Nod in Gulf

Palestinians on Wednesday poured scorn on the Trump administration's $50 billion investment plan to help achieve Middle East peace, but US Gulf Arab allies said the economic initiative had promise...

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