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October 14, 2020 4:43 am
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Young Doctors Help Fight Israel’s War on COVID-19

JNS.org - As Israel battles the coronavirus pandemic, its health-care system has emerged as its first and foremost line of defense, thrusting medical teams to...

October 8, 2020 5:43 am
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On COVID-19, True Leadership Is the Ability to Listen

Sitting outside in the square-shaped courtyard, we awaited his arrival. The patio was enclosed on three sides, and only a twisting, lurching angle would allow...

October 6, 2020 6:00 am
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IDF Expands Its Role in the Battle Against Coronavirus

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) is significantly broadening its involvement in the national effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus in Israel....

October 6, 2020 5:46 am
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Everyone Must Wear a Mask and Social Distance

I am a proud traditional Jew. My children attend Jewish day schools, and we attend Orthodox synagogues. Inside and outside the Jewish community, mask wearing...

September 24, 2020 5:33 am
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COVID-19 in Israel: Days of Awe — and Loopholes

JNS.org - Ahead of Israel’s nationwide lockdown that was to go into effect on Friday at 2pm -- a mere four hours before the beginning...

September 15, 2020 5:32 am
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The Moral Failure of Israel’s Approach to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Democracy as a method of government was designed to ensure individual freedom by decentralizing governmental power, with power descending from the top of a pyramid...

September 14, 2020 5:48 am
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A Message From the Front Lines: Israel Must Lock Down for Coronavirus

JNS.org - The question of whether hospitals are at full capacity is a matter of definition. I don’t like using terms such as “collapse” or...

September 10, 2020 5:37 am
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Viral Apathy in Israel

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a joint press conference on Monday evening with Defense Minister Benny Gantz, Health Minister Yuli Edelstein, and...

September 8, 2020 6:56 am
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Why All Jews Should Care About New York’s Subway System

As Paul Simon of Simon and Garfunkel once sang, “The words of the prophets are written on subway walls.” Soon after opening in 1904, New York...

September 6, 2020 3:47 am
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Jewish Institutions Jump Hurdles to Meet Social Needs During Corona, Economic Crisis

JNS.org - In the first few weeks of the global pandemic, the Jewish Family Service (JFS) and Children’s Center Service of Passaic-Clifton, a regional JFS...

September 3, 2020 3:51 am
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For the High Holidays, Double Down on Your Giving

JNS.org - With Jewish communal life turned upside down during these pandemic times, and the High Holidays fast approaching, the anxiety of uncertainty is reaching...

September 1, 2020 5:19 am
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Aliyah During COVID-19

To see Israel today is to witness prophecies come true: the Jews are back in the mix, on their land, and at the helm of...

August 23, 2020 4:56 am
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As We Search for a COVID Vaccine, Remembering Past National Unity and the Legacy of Jonas Salk

JNS.org - Each year in the 1940s and ’50s, more than 15,000 Americans were paralyzed by polio and thousands died. The disease reached its peak...

August 11, 2020 5:21 am
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The Negative Repercussions of the IDF’s Flight From South Lebanon in May 2000

The IDF’s departure from Lebanon after 18 bloody years was the fulfillment of a campaign promise by then-Prime Minister Ehud Barak. Whatever the virtues of...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

World

Alpha Epsilon Pi House at Rutgers University Egged During 24-Hour Reading o...

Eggs were thrown at Rutgers University's Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity last week, during a 24-hour reading of the names of...

Israel

Self-Immolation of IDF Veteran With PTSD Highlights Struggles of Disabled S...

As Israel honored its fallen soldiers and victims of terror on the national day of memorial, the country's Defense Ministry...

Middle East

Abu Dhabi Investment Office Officially Launches in Israel

CTech — The newly opened Tel Aviv branch of the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) held its official launch on Monday with hundreds of business leaders, entrepreneurs and heads of...

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