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October 5, 2016 6:34 am
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An Enormous Funeral for an Enigmatic Israeli Leader

One of the best known and most widely admired Israeli statesmen died on Sept. 28. After suffering a massive stroke two weeks earlier, Shimon Peres...

September 30, 2016 7:25 am
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Shimon Peres’ Funeral, Mahmoud Abbas’ Hypocrisy

On Thursday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas requested and was granted permission from the Israeli government to travel to Jerusalem to attend the funeral of...

September 29, 2016 4:26 pm
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Report: Arab Knesset Members to Boycott Shimon Peres Funeral on Grounds That Israeli Peace Champion Was ‘Hawk of Settlement Enterprise’

The head of Israel’s Arab political bloc tweeted an explanation for his coalition’s decision to boycott Friday's funeral of elder statesman Shimon Peres, the Hebrew news...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

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...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

Dozens of DJs Endorse Palestinian Cultural Boycott of Israel

Dozens of DJs expressed support for cultural boycotts of Israel in recent days, under the hashtag #DJsForPalestine. The initiative was endorsed on social media by various artists, labels, and producers primarily from Europe and...

Israel

Millions of Jews Worldwide Pause to Observe Yom Kippur

JNS.org – The holiest day in the Jewish calendar, Yom Kippur, was set to commence at sunset on Tuesday. It’s a time when Israel come to a near-complete pause. Many Israelis...

Middle East

US: Downing of Russian Military Plane Highlights Need to End Iranian Arms T...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said that the downing of a Russian military plane off the coast...

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