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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

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

Features

Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

World

Pulitzer-Winning Conservative Jewish Commentator Charles Krauthammer Dies a...

Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer, who gave up a psychiatric career to become one of the leading conservative political commentators...

Israel

Arrival of Summer Means One Thing for Israeli Beachgoers: Watch Out for Jel...

It’s summer, which means one thing for Israeli beachgoers on the Mediterranean coast -- watch out for jellyfish. “It’s their time,”...

Middle East

Palestinian Baby Did Not Die From Gaza Border Clashes, Family Paid by Hamas...

JNS.org – A cousin of the 8-month-old baby, Laila al-Ghandour, whose Palestinian parents claim died of tear-gas inhalation during the...

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