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September 25, 2022 9:30 am
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Poll: 65% of Israelis Think Country is ‘Good Place to Live’

i24 News – Nearly 65 percent of the country's population say Israel is a good place to live, while 33 percent of the respondents think...

September 6, 2022 1:01 pm
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Ukraine Embassy in Israel Again Warns Against Hasidic Pilgrimage to Uman

The Ukrainian embassy in Israel is again urging worshipers not to travel to the city of Uman ahead of the annual Hasidic pilgrimage to the...

September 5, 2021 4:56 pm
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On Eve of Rosh Hashanah Israel’s Population Increases to Almost 9.4 Million People

On the eve of Rosh Hashanah, Israel’s population numbered almost 9.4 million people, growing by 146,000 people from the year before, according to figures published...

September 25, 2019 5:36 am
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A Rosh Hashanah Guide for the Perplexed

Here are some facts about Rosh Hashanah: 1. The conventional meaning of the two Hebrew words Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is the beginning (Rosh...

September 24, 2019 8:35 am
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Take the 5780 Jewish Pundit Quiz

JNS.org - The year 5779 brought tragedy and great sorrow to the Jewish community, as the Pittsburgh and Poway synagogue shootings by white supremacists represented...

September 14, 2018 8:21 am
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‘Tikkun Olam’ in the New Year 5779

JNS.org - “I wish all my Jewish friends in Iran and Jews worldwide a very happy new year filled with peace and harmony,” said Iran’s Foreign...

September 6, 2018 10:36 am
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5779: A New Year of Hope

Those of us privileged to live in Israel should give thanks to the Almighty and appreciate the extraordinary achievements of the past year, and pray...

October 4, 2017 4:40 pm
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Judaism’s Life-Changing Ideas

What is Judaism? A religion? A faith? A way of life? A set of beliefs? A collection of commands? A culture? A civilization? It is all...

September 15, 2017 1:02 pm
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Jewish and Christian Zionists Donate $1.5 Million in Gift Cards to IDF Soldiers

JNS.org - The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) and Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) said they will provide $1.5 million in...

December 27, 2016 4:16 am
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This New Year, Let’s Renew Our Rosh Hashanah Resolutions

Being 32 and single, I recently found myself feeling like a failure. But then I realized that I had to define "success" on my own terms. So, while...

October 11, 2016 10:29 am
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The (Face)Book of Life

There is a story told about one of the rabbinical sages of the 19th century. Someone brought this rabbi a model of a telephone shortly after it...

October 6, 2016 8:42 am
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On Way to Synagogue for Rosh Hashanah Services, Comedian Amy Schumer Thanks Admiring Catcaller

Comedic actress Amy Schumer took to social media this week to thank an admirer who catcalled at her as she was on her way to synagogue on Monday...

January 1, 2016 1:01 pm
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Beautiful: From 2015 to 2016

JNS.org - There’s a moment at the opening of “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” currently playing in Chicago, when the character portraying Jewish singer Carole King...

September 13, 2015 5:32 am
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The Rosh Hashanah Wake-Up Call

JNS.org - Close your eyes and imagine yourself in the synagogue listening to the blasting of the shofar, something many of us will be doing just...

World

IDF Forces Neutralize Palestinian Terrorist After Attempt to Stab Soldiers

i24 News - The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) reported an incident where troops shot a Palestinian woman who attempted to stab soldiers at a checkpoint in the Jordan Valley. The incident...

Israel

Cultural Center Backed by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Plans to Produce...

The Ravayat-e Fath Foundation — a Tehran-based cultural center sponsored by the Iranian regime's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), a...

Middle East

Jordan Reaffirms Commitment to Peace With Israel After Iran Attack, Says En...

Senior Jordanian officials recently reaffirmed the country's commitment to maintaining peace with Israel, despite protests erupting across Jordan against their...

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