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Posts Tagged: Jewish leaders

December 23, 2022 9:39 am

Being a Leader Means Caring for Others First

One of the most remarkable aspects of Sir Winston Churchill’s personality is so rarely discussed, that it is barely known -- even by Churchill aficionados....

July 18, 2021 5:40 am

The Boston Stabbing of a Rabbi Was Inevitable

JNS.org - The July 1 stabbing attack on Rabbi Shlomo Noginski in front of a Jewish day school in Boston was not a total surprise...

March 3, 2021 1:03 pm

Remembering an Early Jewish Feminist and Abolitionist

Before the Civil War, upstate New York was called “the burned over district,” because it was ablaze with religious enthusiasm. School reform, prison reform, various...

July 20, 2020 7:53 am

How to Build Future Pro-Israel Leaders

JNS.org - In 17 newspapers around the world, people were introduced to an opportunity to inspire Jewish youth to explore the meaning of Theodor Herzl...

April 30, 2020 12:54 pm

Over 100 Jewish Leaders and Groups Denounce New York Mayor de Blasio for Attack on City’s Jews

More than 100 Jewish leaders and organizations sent a letter to New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday, harshly criticizing him for attacking the...

March 22, 2020 7:29 pm

Coronavirus Takes Heavy Toll on Prominent Jewish Leaders in US, Israel, Europe

The coronavirus pandemic is taking a heavy toll on prominent Jewish leaders, with several dying of the disease and others seriously ill. The head of Israel's...

September 26, 2017 8:51 pm

Israeli Officials, Jewish Groups Across the World Condemn Terror Slaughter in Har Adar

Israeli officials and Jewish leaders around the world united in condemnation of the terrorist attack in the Jewish community of Har Adar in the West...

August 25, 2017 9:14 am

Jewish Groups Cancel High Holiday Call With Trump Over Charlottesville Comments

JNS.org - Four major American Jewish organizations have announced they will not participate in an annual conference call with the president ahead of the High Holidays. In...

August 24, 2017 11:49 am

The Consent of the Governed

The contribution of the Tanakh (the Hebrew Bible) to political thought is fundamental, but not well known. In this article, I want to look at the institution...

March 31, 2017 9:39 am

Jewish Leaders Meet With US Attorney General in Wake of Bomb Threats

JNS.org - In the wake of an unprecedented wave of bomb threats against JCCs and vandalism at Jewish cemeteries across North America, Jewish leaders met Thursday...

February 17, 2017 2:00 am

The Essence of a Jewish Leader

In Parshat Yitro, we find an interesting dialogue between Moses and his father-in-law Yitro -- a conversation that ultimately leads to the implementation of an organized judicial...

November 30, 2016 10:48 am

Israeli President Hosts Interfaith Meeting to Discuss Mosque Loudspeaker Bill

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin hosted a meeting of Jewish and Muslim leaders Tuesday amid the ongoing controversy surrounding proposed legislation that would limit the...

June 29, 2016 12:33 pm

Muslim, Christian, Jewish Leaders Plan Interfaith Worship Center in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Muslim, Christian, and Jewish leaders are planning to open an interfaith place of worship in Jerusalem for one week in September, The Media Line...

March 4, 2016 4:43 am

Rabbinical Courage and Frozen Texts

The Talmud in Makkot 22b discusses the identity of a Gavra Rabba, an exceptionally great person or Torah sage. It quotes a most remarkable observation...


Tufts University Student Government Passes BDS Motions

Tufts University in Massachusetts on Monday expressed disappointment that its student government — Tufts Community Union Senate — passed three resolutions falsely accusing Israel of apartheid and genocide, as well...


Central Israeli Town Makes History With First Majority Female City Council

An Israeli town made history in last week’s municipal elections, electing the first female majority city council. Shoham, a well-to-do middle class city in the country’s center, saw seven of...

Middle East

Iraqi Kurdish PM Cancels Meeting With Iran Minister in Protest Over Attack

Iraqi Kurdish Prime Minister Masrour Barzani canceled a meeting with Iran's foreign minister at the World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzerland in protest over Iranian missile strikes on the...


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