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New Book of Poetry Finds Relevance During Coronavirus

David Caplan is a Hasidic professor and poet who once wrote about the works of Eminem and Jay-Z. His new collection of poetry, Into...

May 20, 2020 7:00 am

College Student Works Tirelessly to Help Others During Coronavirus

  JNS.org - Most weeks, Kaila Zimmerman-Moscovitch is busy juggling a full load of college classes and two part-time jobs. It’s a schedule that doesn’t allow for much free time. But with the coronavirus upending her normal...

Esther Safran Foer’s ‘Post-Holocaust Memoir’ Mixes Sadness, Smiles

Esther Safran Foer wrote her new “post-Holocaust memoir,” I Want You To Know We’re Still Here, before the Covid-19 pandemic. Yet the third paragraph of the book resonates, as if it anticipated the current crisis. She...

Israeli NGO Steps Up to Help Americans in Time of Need During Coronavirus Pandemic

Twenty-two-year-old Amir Kashfi arrives early in the morning around 6:30 a.m. outside a Los Angeles school to set up boxes of canned goods, pasta, rice and other non-perishables to dispense. A number of recipients line...

March 24, 2020 1:08 pm
March 20, 2020 10:12 am

New Jersey Middle School Students Keep Holocaust Memories Alive With Documentaries on Survivors

“Kids can change the world,” said Tova Fish-Rosenberg, founder of Names, Not Numbers -- a...

March 17, 2020 4:18 pm

‘Israeli Playbook’ Has Helped Us Deal With Coronavirus Crisis, Says Head of New York Jewish Council on Poverty

The head of the main Jewish welfare institution serving poor and low-income residents in the...

February 27, 2020 4:06 pm

‘Each One of Us Is a Slap in the Face of Hitler’

"This document saved my life." This is what Kurt Maier tells schoolchildren in Germany about his...

February 25, 2020 2:38 pm

New Book Takes on Ilhan Omar, but Ends Up a Missed Opportunity

Review of "American Ingrate: Ilhan Omar and the Progressive-Islamist Takeover of the Democratic Party" by...

May 20, 2020 7:00 am

New Book of Poetry Finds Relevance During Coronavirus

David Caplan is a Hasidic professor and poet who once wrote about the works of Eminem and Jay-Z. His new collection of poetry, Into the...

May 18, 2020 7:09 am

College Student Works Tirelessly to Help Others During Coronavirus

  JNS.org - Most weeks, Kaila Zimmerman-Moscovitch is busy juggling a full load of college classes and two part-time jobs. It’s a schedule that doesn’t allow...

May 15, 2020 9:56 am

Esther Safran Foer’s ‘Post-Holocaust Memoir’ Mixes Sadness, Smiles

Esther Safran Foer wrote her new “post-Holocaust memoir,” I Want You To Know We’re Still Here, before the Covid-19 pandemic. Yet the third paragraph of the...

April 22, 2020 3:54 pm

Israeli NGO Steps Up to Help Americans in Time of Need During Coronavirus Pandemic

Twenty-two-year-old Amir Kashfi arrives early in the morning around 6:30 a.m. outside a Los Angeles school to set up boxes of canned goods, pasta, rice...

March 24, 2020 1:08 pm

‘We’re Here to Help’ — Coronavirus Won’t Stop Assistance to Victims of Domestic Abuse, Head of Jewish Social Service Program Pledges

"There is a small yet mighty domestic violence community in New York that is here to help clients navigate to safety during this crisis. If...

March 20, 2020 10:12 am

New Jersey Middle School Students Keep Holocaust Memories Alive With Documentaries on Survivors

“Kids can change the world,” said Tova Fish-Rosenberg, founder of Names, Not Numbers -- a national non-profit that is an intergenerational Holocaust oral history film...

March 17, 2020 4:18 pm

‘Israeli Playbook’ Has Helped Us Deal With Coronavirus Crisis, Says Head of New York Jewish Council on Poverty

The head of the main Jewish welfare institution serving poor and low-income residents in the New York area said on Tuesday that his organization had...

February 27, 2020 4:06 pm

‘Each One of Us Is a Slap in the Face of Hitler’

"This document saved my life." This is what Kurt Maier tells schoolchildren in Germany about his multi-stamped visa when he speaks to them regarding his successful...

February 25, 2020 2:38 pm

New Book Takes on Ilhan Omar, but Ends Up a Missed Opportunity

Review of "American Ingrate: Ilhan Omar and the Progressive-Islamist Takeover of the Democratic Party" by Benjamin Weingarten, Bombardier Books, 2020. Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has...

January 16, 2020 4:02 pm

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after playing basketball on a court...

December 18, 2019 8:42 am

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with bottles of oil and baking...

December 16, 2019 11:24 am

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl only came to the after-school...

November 15, 2019 10:54 am

Greek Woman Reunited With Siblings She Saved During Holocaust and Their 40 Descendants

JNS.org - “There is no way to describe the acts of heroism and the danger they took upon themselves and all those around them to...

October 29, 2019 5:14 am

How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising antisemitism. Polls and reports of...

Culture

‘Shtisel’ Cast Members Teach Fans Common Yiddish Phrases Used in the Show

Cast members of the popular Israeli television series "Shtisel" explained some of the...

Plans Unveiled for New Royal Air Force Exhibit on Jewish Bomber Command Personnel

As part of the British soccer team Chelsea FC's "Say No to Antisemitism"...

Opinion

President Biden and Israel

President Joe Biden has a long record of discomfort with Israel. Four decades ago, in a meeting of Senators with...

New York Times Finds Riverdale Synagogue Attacks Not ‘Fit to Print’

Rock-throwing attacks on four synagogues in the Bronx, for which a suspect was...

A Jewish Artist Finds Hope Amid COVID and a Life in Entertainment

To say that Yuval David is prolific would be an understatement. The Jewish actor, host, filmmaker, and activist, seems to...

Israel

Israel’s Next Pioneer: Meet the Country’s New Astronaut

CTech - If given the opportunity, Israel’s next astronaut would probably abstain from calling himself a hero, but in February 2022 upon his take off from Cape Canaveral in Florida...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Wants to See ‘Verifiable Deeds’ From Talks With Ir...

A Saudi foreign ministry official said on Friday that talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran aim to reduce regional tensions,...

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