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Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy mid-April evening under the...

April 25, 2018 12:25 pm

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent or grandparent: “So, when are you getting married?” Some people may have given an answer, or opted...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential air force pilot and squadron commander -- turned their thoughts to his lasting legacy. Shadmi’s remarkable influence...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next generation of world Jewry to love and appreciate the nexus between religious Judaism and Zionism -- is sending 70 inspirational speakers to 70 communities...

April 19, 2018 1:21 pm

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of...

April 9, 2018 4:23 pm

Abbas Advisor: Hamas Is Sending Civilians in Gaza to Die for Media Coverage

Mahmoud Abbas’ senior advisor has accused Hamas of intentionally sending Palestinians in Gaza to “go...

April 8, 2018 5:41 pm

Seventy Years of Sacrifice: A Global Salute to Israel’s Fallen Soldiers

JNS.org - If you’ve ever been in Israel for Yom Hazikaron -- the Memorial Day for those who...

April 5, 2018 10:54 am

Soldiers on Israel’s Border With Jordan Do More Than Defend Lives

JNS.org - Israeli soldiers stationed near the Jordanian border have been canvassing the area in an...

April 4, 2018 1:50 pm

Jewish Groups Happy With New Omnibus Spending Bill

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are pleased with the provisions in the newly enacted federal spending...

April 25, 2018 12:25 pm

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy mid-April evening under the Nachlaot...

April 24, 2018 9:28 am

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent or grandparent: “So, when are...

April 20, 2018 12:08 pm

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential air force pilot and squadron...

April 19, 2018 2:01 pm

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next generation of world Jewry to love and appreciate the nexus between religious...

April 19, 2018 1:21 pm

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want to think again. According to The Jewish...

April 9, 2018 4:23 pm

Abbas Advisor: Hamas Is Sending Civilians in Gaza to Die for Media Coverage

Mahmoud Abbas’ senior advisor has accused Hamas of intentionally sending Palestinians in Gaza to “go and die” for the sole purpose of selling stories of...

April 8, 2018 5:41 pm

Seventy Years of Sacrifice: A Global Salute to Israel’s Fallen Soldiers

JNS.org - If you’ve ever been in Israel for Yom Hazikaron -- the Memorial Day for those who made the ultimate sacrifice for the Jewish homeland --chances are you will...

April 5, 2018 10:54 am

Soldiers on Israel’s Border With Jordan Do More Than Defend Lives

JNS.org - Israeli soldiers stationed near the Jordanian border have been canvassing the area in an effort to find ideal places to construct natural wildlife corridors...

April 4, 2018 1:50 pm

Jewish Groups Happy With New Omnibus Spending Bill

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are pleased with the provisions in the newly enacted federal spending bill concerning Israel, national defense, and domestic-safety issues. President Donald Trump...

April 4, 2018 12:54 pm

Will Eilat’s Ramon Airport Revolutionize Tourism to the Red Sea Resort?

With the Ramon Airport set to begin service on October 28, officials hope that the state-of-the-art facility will boost tourism to the once-sleepy Red Sea resort city...

April 3, 2018 12:37 pm

Will Supermodel Karlie Kloss Convert to Judaism? The New York Times Is On It

Will supermodel Karlie Kloss convert to Judaism? This, of all things, was the subject of an article by New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd. Dowd reported...

March 30, 2018 12:29 pm

New Book Exposes Depth of Anti-Israel Hate on American Campuses

About six months after Andrew Pessin posted -- on his Facebook profile -- a defense of Israel during its 2014 war against Hamas, the once...

March 30, 2018 9:56 am

PA Releases New Budget — Continues to Defy US, Europe by Rewarding Terror

Below is an analysis of the Palestinian Authority (PA)'s latest budget: The PA has two budget categories rewarding terror -- together they equal 44 percent of anticipated foreign...

March 29, 2018 10:36 am

Egypt’s Sisi Outlaws Opposition Ahead of ‘Elections,’ Is Poised for Second Term

JNS.org - Once the most dominant country in the Arab world, recent economic and security challenges have led Egypt to be eclipsed in power by the...

Opinion

Gaza and the Fallacy of Moral Equivalence

Rarely does the photo, four columns wide, of a dead baby appear on page one of The New York Times as...

The Deeper Meaning of Shavuot — Balancing Authenticity and Norms

One of humanity’s strongest longings today is the need for authenticity. We want...

World

Victorious Iraqi Cleric Seeks to Maneuver Iranian Influence

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as...

Israel

Israeli Minister Invites Arab States to Next Year’s Eurovision Contest in...

Israel’s Communications Minister has invited several Arab states to take part in next year’s Eurovision song contest in Jerusalem. Israeli singer...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...

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