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International Jewish Organization Blasts Israeli-Born Star Natalie Portman for Comments on Holocaust Education

A major Jewish organization rebuked actress Natalie Portman on Monday for saying in a recent interview that Jews put too much emphasis on teaching...

August 25, 2015 2:14 pm

Natalie Portman Says Holocaust Education Shouldn’t be Used for ‘Fearmongering’

Famed actress Natalie Portman warned on Friday against the use of Holocaust education to evoke fear and paranoia. In an interview with the U.K. Independent she added that the trauma should make Jews more empathetic to others who...

Riding the Wave of Change in Part-Time Jewish Education

JNS.org - Amid the numerous studies and analyses regarding Jewish American life, a simple fact remains: part-time Jewish education is the most popular vehicle for Jewish education in North America. Whenever and wherever parents...

Seeds of ‘Start-Up Nation’ Cultivated by Israel Sci-Tech Schools

JNS.org - Forget the dioramas. How about working on an Israeli Air Force drone? That's exactly the kind of beyond-their-years access enjoyed by students at the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) industrial vocational high school run...

December 22, 2014 7:44 am

Haredim and Bedouin: A Tale of Two Communities Transformed by Vocational Education

JNS.org - Low enlistment rates in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). High rates of...

July 28, 2014 1:27 am

Why We Should Invest in Jewish Children

JNS.org - My wife Suzy and I will never forget our wedding day. It...

June 26, 2014 10:39 pm

First Ever: Turkish Academics to Visit Israel Holocaust Museum for Seminar

Some 15 Turkish university professors and lecturers will take part in a first of its...

June 10, 2014 12:15 pm

Israeli Public Schools Seek to Integrate Wikipedia Into Curriculum

JNS.org - A new initiative promoted by the Israeli Education Ministry seeks to have...

June 1, 2014 12:13 pm

ADL Calls on Chicago Schools to Respond to Virtual ‘Jewish Incinerator’ in Online Student Game of ‘Clash of Clans’

The Anti-Defamation League called on the Chicago Public Schools to take action against student...

August 25, 2015 2:14 pm

International Jewish Organization Blasts Israeli-Born Star Natalie Portman for Comments on Holocaust Education

A major Jewish organization rebuked actress Natalie Portman on Monday for saying in a recent interview that Jews put too much emphasis on teaching about...

August 21, 2015 5:09 pm

Natalie Portman Says Holocaust Education Shouldn’t be Used for ‘Fearmongering’

Famed actress Natalie Portman warned on Friday against the use of Holocaust education to evoke fear and paranoia. In an interview with the U.K. Independent she added that...

February 8, 2015 8:19 pm

Riding the Wave of Change in Part-Time Jewish Education

JNS.org - Amid the numerous studies and analyses regarding Jewish American life, a simple fact remains: part-time Jewish education is the most popular vehicle...

December 22, 2014 7:47 am

Seeds of ‘Start-Up Nation’ Cultivated by Israel Sci-Tech Schools

JNS.org - Forget the dioramas. How about working on an Israeli Air Force drone? That's exactly the kind of beyond-their-years access enjoyed by students at...

December 22, 2014 7:44 am

Haredim and Bedouin: A Tale of Two Communities Transformed by Vocational Education

JNS.org - Low enlistment rates in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). High rates of poverty. Communal resistance to traditional schooling. Difficulty finding employment or...

July 28, 2014 1:27 am

Why We Should Invest in Jewish Children

JNS.org - My wife Suzy and I will never forget our wedding day. It was not just the uplifting ceremony and beautiful party that...

June 26, 2014 10:39 pm

First Ever: Turkish Academics to Visit Israel Holocaust Museum for Seminar

Some 15 Turkish university professors and lecturers will take part in a first of its kind seminar at Holocaust museum Yad Vashem's International School for...

June 10, 2014 12:15 pm

Israeli Public Schools Seek to Integrate Wikipedia Into Curriculum

JNS.org - A new initiative promoted by the Israeli Education Ministry seeks to have public school students produce Wikipedia entries. The program was recently suggested...

June 1, 2014 12:13 pm

ADL Calls on Chicago Schools to Respond to Virtual ‘Jewish Incinerator’ in Online Student Game of ‘Clash of Clans’

The Anti-Defamation League called on the Chicago Public Schools to take action against student harassment in the classroom and online, after Chicago's CBS 2...

May 6, 2014 11:41 am

Holocaust-Questioning Assignment to be Revised by California School District

JNS.org - The Rialto Unified School District in southern California said it would alter an assignment that asked eighth-grade students to write an essay...

March 7, 2014 7:53 am

New Program Increases Options for Yeshiva Students Seeking to Earn a BA in Israel

JNS.org - For Anglo university students who are spending a semester abroad in Israel, or those who have recently made aliyah, the Israeli...

February 20, 2014 12:10 pm

Jewish Teen Delegates Tackle Global Issues Head-On at Yeshiva University Model UN

JNS.org - STAMFORD, Conn. - The United Nations is in session. Sam Collins, Croatian delegate to the World Intellectual Property Organization, rises to address...

February 20, 2014 12:06 pm

‘Moving the Needle:’ Jewish Day School Education’s Search for Relevance

JNS.org - LOS ANGELES - "Moving the Needle" was the name of the recent national Jewish day school conference in Los Angeles, and for...

February 11, 2014 6:17 pm

Professor Strips Thesis of Judith Butler Sourcing, Calls for RDS – ‘Retractions and Disavowals in Scholarship’ – to Oppose BDS (INTERVIEW)

Israeli artist, playwright and professor Dahn Hiuni on Tuesday said he launched a new movement called RDS - Retractions and Disavowals in Scholarship - to...

Culture

Hollywood Pays Tribute to Iconic Jewish Comic Jerry Lewis Following His Death at Age 91

A number of celebrities shared tributes to comedic legend Jerry Lewis, who died...

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Israeli Study Says Using Emojis in Work Emails Conveys Incompetence

JNS.org – A joint study conducted by researchers from Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the...

Features

Venezuelan Jews Fleeing Turmoil Get ‘Lifeline’ in Israel, Despite New Challenges

JNS.org - As the political and economic situation in Venezuela becomes increasingly unstable, Jews...

Despite Zionist Presence, Israel Bashing Upstages Women’s Rights at SlutWalk Chicago

Last weekend, approximately 150 progressive activists attended the annual SlutWalk Chicago....

Israel Hopes for High Profits as Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Exports

JNS.org - Israeli companies and the Israeli government itself stand to earn large profits from...

World

Kushner Team Heads to Middle East as Arab Leaders Emphasize ‘No Peace...

As a high-level negotiating team headed by US President Donald Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner heads to the Middle East...

Israel

Yavne Supermarket Stabbing Victim Recalls Attack, Says Terrorist Asked Him ...

Three weeks after being critically wounded by a knife-wielding Palestinian terrorist at a supermarket in Yavne, Niv Nehemiah has spoken...

Middle East

Arab Foreign Ministers Meet in Cairo Ahead of US Delegation’s Arrival

JNS.org - Palestinian, Jordanian and Egyptian officials met in Cairo Saturday to discuss the next stages in the US-led peace process prior to the arrival of a high-level White House delegation...

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