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September 17, 2018 8:56 am
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Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American Jews and 60% of Israeli...

July 15, 2018 11:51 am
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Why I Fast in the Season of Fasts

We are now in the season of fasts. What actually happened on the fasts of the 17th day of Tammuz and the 9th of Av? Well,...

Features

How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

World

New ADL Survey of Global Antisemitism Shows Widespread Agreement with Anti-...

About one in four Europeans polled harbor pernicious and pervasive attitudes toward Jews, according to a new global survey on...

Israel

Israel’s Political Deadlock Deepens, as Centrist Gantz Fails to Form ...

Israel moved closer toward holding its third election in less than a year on Wednesday, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main...

Middle East

Islamic State Exploited Turkey’s Syria Invasion, Drawdown of US Troop...

Islamic State has exploited Turkey's incursion into northeastern Syria and the drawdown of US troops from the region, according to...

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