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November 6, 2017 12:23 pm
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How the Balfour Declaration Redefined Indigenous People

It has been 100 years since the Balfour Declaration -- issued by the British government on November 2, 1917 -- offered the first international recognition of Jewish...

November 5, 2017 12:29 pm
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From Martin Luther to Alfred Balfour

Many Christians celebrated the 500th anniversary of the Reformation on October 31. In 1517, the Augustinian monk Martin Luther (1483-1546) posted his 95 theses in opposition to...

October 30, 2017 2:06 pm
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Year Zero: The Palestinians and the Balfour Declaration

JNS.org - For the Palestinians, the year zero is not 1948, when the State of Israel came into being, but 1917, when Great Britain issued, in...

September 20, 2017 10:41 am
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Nearing Centennial, Lord Balfour Descendant Shows Pride in Family Support for Jewish Homeland

JNS.org - In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, British and Israeli senior officials convened in Jerusalem last week to discuss the past, present and...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

Corbyn Vows to Immediately Recognize a Palestinian State If Elected

Speaking at the British Labour Party's annual conference in Liverpool, leader Jeremy Corbyn announced that he will immediately recognize a Palestinian state if he is elected prime minister. At the same...

Israel

Netanyahu: Israel, Russia Will Continue Close Defense Coordination

JNS.org - Israel and Russia will continue to maintain the close defense and security coordination between their two militaries, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday upon departing for New York to...

Middle East

Turkey Detains 39 on Suspected Gulen Links: Anadolu

Turkish authorities detained 33 soldiers and six others for suspected links to the network of the US-based cleric Ankara says orchestrated a 2016 attempted coup, state-run Anadolu news agency said...

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