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Posts Tagged: Jewish Literature

January 12, 2016 1:26 pm
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Holocaust Novel Wins Jewish Literary Award

JNS.org - The Book of Aron: A Novel, by Jim Shepard, received the 2016 Sophie Brody Medal for achievement in Jewish literature at the midwinter meeting...

July 31, 2014 4:24 am
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Turkey’s Erdogan is Fanning the Flames of Anti-Semitism

When it comes to the safety of the Jewish community in Turkey, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems to think he can have it both...

May 11, 2014 1:13 pm
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Looking at Anti-Semitism and Anti-Zionism From a Literary Perspective

Imagine a smart young woman named Judith who, after living for ten years in Israel, comes home to Toronto to study for a year. At university...

January 17, 2014 10:27 am
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Netanyahu: Many Arab Countries Now See Israel as a Friend

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the Arab world is changing its position on Israel. In an hour-long interview with Canada's CTV News Chief Anchor...

October 15, 2012 8:03 am
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Manuscripts of Kafka to be Transferred to Israel National Library

A collection of never-before-seen private manuscripts of the famous 20th century author Franz Kafka and his close associate care to be transferred over to the...

September 19, 2012 10:34 am
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The Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of the King James Bible (REVIEW)

The Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of the King James Bible, by Harold Bloom   (New Haven: Yale University Press. 2011) Anniversaries generate...

September 5, 2012 11:22 am
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U.S. Declines Sanctions Against Russia in Jewish Literature Battle

After ruling that Russia must return the contents of Rabbi Joseph Isaac Schneerson's collection of rare Jewish literature, the U.S. District Court in Washington D.C....

July 23, 2012 11:56 am
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Are You Addicted to the Internet?

"Do you neglect household chores at home or school to spend more time online or video gaming? Do you block disturbing thoughts about your life...

April 26, 2012 3:32 pm
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10 Great Jewish and Israeli Quotes

The Jewish people are known as the people of the book.  For me, as a Jew, a father, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, a proud...

April 19, 2012 11:18 am
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Occupy Tampa Denounces Anti-Semetic Cartoon, Has No Affiliation With Posting

A community page claiming to be associated with Tampa Florida's Occupy Wall Street chapter published a shocking photo on its Facebook page Thursday morning.  However,...

March 21, 2012 5:25 pm
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Encyclopedic Wisdom: Britannica and the Talmud

Many of us marked with sadness the recent news that after 244 years, the Encyclopaedia Britannica will no longer be available in hard copy. It...

Culture

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Features

Former Israeli General and Ex-State Department Official Clash Over Peace Obstacles

JNS.org - A former Israeli general and an ex-State Department official presented sharply differing views...

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...

World

Rutgers President Defends ‘Academic Freedom’ of Three Professor...

The president of Rutgers University in New Jersey defended the free speech rights of three faculty members who have recently...

Israel

Cathay Pacific Airways to Open Israel Office, Upgrade Tel Aviv-Hong Kong Ro...

JNS.org – Cathay Pacific, the flagship airline of Hong Kong, is set to launch an office in Israel as well as...

Middle East

Iran-Backed Forces Persecuting Christians Who Survived ISIS, Kurdish Parlia...

Iran-backed Shia paramilitary forces operating in northern Iraq have been accused by a Kurdish parliamentarian of engaging in "flagrant injustice" toward Christians in...

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