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Unlikely Absorption Centers: ‘Olim’ Find Soft Landing in Israel Through Non-Profit Work

JNS.org - For most olim, moving to Israel is the realization of a dream. After years of hoping and planning, making aliyah and taking...

August 29, 2019 5:39 am

Birthright’s Excel Program Gets High Marks All Around

JNS.org - “It’s so much more.” That’s the mantra of the 54 Jewish young adults from across North America who just wrapped up 10 weeks in Israel. Sure, they had applied to the Birthright Israel Excel...

New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses

JNS.org - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the IDF and the US military with Jewish students to share stories, learn about the Jewish state, stand up against hatred, and combat...

In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp

JNS.org - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah in the Poconos. Weinstein is among the generations of North American Jewish teens who have forged...

June 3, 2019 7:40 am

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York

  JNS.org - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial...

May 20, 2019 6:32 am

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor....

April 19, 2019 11:28 am

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information campaigns,” or...

April 18, 2019 4:26 pm

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on politics and...

April 15, 2019 3:50 am

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah balls floating...

August 29, 2019 5:39 am

Unlikely Absorption Centers: ‘Olim’ Find Soft Landing in Israel Through Non-Profit Work

JNS.org - For most olim, moving to Israel is the realization of a dream. After years of hoping and planning, making aliyah and taking root...

August 26, 2019 6:54 am

Birthright’s Excel Program Gets High Marks All Around

JNS.org - “It’s so much more.” That’s the mantra of the 54 Jewish young adults from across North America who just wrapped up 10 weeks...

June 20, 2019 6:32 am

New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses

JNS.org - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the IDF and the US military with Jewish students to share stories, learn...

June 13, 2019 6:41 am

In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp

JNS.org - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah in the Poconos. Weinstein is among...

June 3, 2019 7:40 am

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York

  JNS.org - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled with chilling artifacts outlining the...

May 20, 2019 6:32 am

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of several books, including Jews and Money:...

April 19, 2019 11:28 am

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information campaigns,” or exposure through the media of enemy activity that has been...

April 18, 2019 4:26 pm

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on politics and election-related matters, enormous blasts rocked a suspected Iranian surface-to-surface missile...

April 15, 2019 3:50 am

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah balls floating in golden chicken soup. Raisin-dotted matzah kugel, tangy stuffed cabbage,...

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...

Culture

‘Fauda’ Season 4 Announced by Show Co-Creator in Tel Aviv

The hit Israeli show "Fauda" will get a fourth season, its co-creator Avi...

Leadership of ‘French Oscars’ Resigns Amid Polanski Controversy

The management of the "French Oscars" resigned en masse on Thursday after weeks...

Opinion

Why Young Europeans Can’t Understand Israeli Settlers

JNS.org - As world leaders gathered in Jerusalem last month to remember Auschwitz and commemorate 75 years since its liberation,...

The Power of Jewish Values

Today, the Jewish people are once again facing an upsurge in antisemitism. Beyond that seemingly eternal struggle, the Jewish people,...

America’s Founding Fathers and the Jews

Around Presidents’ Day every year, there are well-meaning declarations that America’s founding fathers were friendly to Jews and Zionism. Friendly quotations...

World

Argentinian-Jewish Tennis Pro Diego Schwartzman Wins Longest Match in Bueno...

Argentinian-Jewish professional tennis player Diego Schwartzman won an almost four-hour match in the Buenos Aires Classic on Friday. The 27-year-old athlete...

Israel

Netanyahu: Accumulation of Power Creates a New Approach for Israel in Midea...

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a delegation of American Jewish leaders that the “accumulation of power is...

Middle East

Snubbed by Gulf, Lebanon’s PM Diab Hosts Top Iranian Official

Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab, who is getting the cold shoulder from Gulf Arab states, on Monday met Iran's parliament speaker, the first senior foreign official to visit since Diab's government...

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