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With New Foods and More, Passover Evolves Every Year

JNS.org - When food-industry insiders entered the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey for the annual Kosherfest trade show back in November, you...

April 14, 2019 4:22 am

Academic ‘Afikomen’: Apart From Family, Campus Students Create Their Own Passover

JNS.org - “There’s no place like home," said Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. But if she’d been Jewish, the heroine would no doubt have said, “There’s no place like home … for Passover.” It’s no contest....

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages lying under a clear protective glass appeared to be nonsensical gibberish -- or useless, mind-bending mathematical equations -- it was anything but....

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving it a controversial title that might alienate some listeners is also a risk. Yerachmiel Ziegler...

February 10, 2019 10:17 am

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago, she wept. “Having...

February 8, 2019 4:27 pm

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the threats posed...

February 7, 2019 9:11 am

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all...

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...

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...

April 14, 2019 4:22 am

With New Foods and More, Passover Evolves Every Year

JNS.org - When food-industry insiders entered the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey for the annual Kosherfest trade show back in November, you could...

April 10, 2019 9:17 am

Academic ‘Afikomen’: Apart From Family, Campus Students Create Their Own Passover

JNS.org - “There’s no place like home," said Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. But if she’d been Jewish, the heroine would no doubt have said,...

March 13, 2019 7:32 am

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages lying under a clear protective glass appeared to be nonsensical gibberish --...

February 22, 2019 1:26 pm

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving it a controversial title that...

February 10, 2019 10:17 am

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago, she wept. “Having experienced so many of the residential rehabilitative facilities in the...

February 8, 2019 4:27 pm

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the threats posed by Iran and North Korea, a position that has some...

February 7, 2019 9:11 am

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England Patriots defeat the Los Angeles...

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...

Opinion

The Americans, the Kurds, the War

JNS.org - Two days after announcing the betrayal of America’s Kurdish allies in Syria, US President Donald Trump decided to...

Sukkot Is a Call to Change the World

Every Jewish festival has several different levels of significance. There are always personal, national, agricultural, and universal themes. Rituals, laws, and...

Released Terrorist Protests Court-Imposed Restrictions

A recently released would-be jihadist who wanted to attack southern California military targets and synagogues will be subject to warrantless...

World

Iran to Continue Scaling Back Commitments to Nuclear Deal: Rouhani

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Tehran would continue to scale back its commitments to the 2015 nuclear agreement until the European Union fulfills promises it made under...

Israel

Israelis Demonstrate in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv Against Turkish Invasion of ...

An interfaith group of Israeli Jews and Christians gathered in Jerusalem’s Paris Square on Saturday to protest the recently launched...

Middle East

Russia-Backed Syrian Forces Step in as US Retreats

Russia-backed Syrian forces wasted no time in taking advantage of an abrupt US retreat from Syria on Monday, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier less than...

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