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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...

November 15, 2018 12:04 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 antisemitic pogrom that exploded across Nazi Germany on Nov. 9...

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 and influence. The 1950s marked the end of Jewish quotas...

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 connections to the country. The program, Masa Israel Teaching Fellows (MITF),...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Opinion

New York Times Columnist Cheers for Boycotting Israel

“Time to break the silence on Palestine,” is the headline over New York Times opinion columnist Michelle Alexander’s article, and...

Anti-Israel Hit Job Conflates Press Freedoms in Israel and Palestinian Territories

If you were a writer spotlighting Israeli Arab media issues for a magazine...

Netanyahu’s Welcome ‘Ambiguity’ Breach

JNS.org - In a virtually unprecedented move, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged on Sunday that the IDF has been...

World

Former Women’s March Leader Blasts ‘Antisemite’ Linda Sarsour...

Anti-Israel activist and Woman's March co-chair Linda Sarsour was excoriated as an "antisemite" on Sunday by a former ally who once...

Israel

Israel and Chad Officially Reestablish Diplomatic Ties, as Netanyahu Visits...

Israel and Chad officially reestablished diplomatic ties on Sunday, nearly five decades after they were severed. The announcement was made by...

Middle East

Report: In Letter to Pompeo, Palestinian Authority Forgoes All US Aid, Fear...

The Palestinian Authority has reportedly informed the United States government that it is waiving all American financial aid due to...

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