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A delegation of people from Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria and Turkey visited recently 3 to learn about the Holocaust as a way to promote tolerance. The visit, during which … more
Israel is the fourth happiest country in the world, according to a report produced by the UN-affiliated Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Based on Gallup World Poll data, the study … more
A legal-aid agency in New York City with a history of anti-Israel bias reached a settlement with a former Jewish employee, who claims that she was harassed and treated so poorly that she had to quit … more
Judith Heumann, the Jewish “Mother of the Disability Rights Movement,” died on March 4. She was 75 years old. The Jewish Federations of North America called Heumann a … more
My friend Judy Heumann died March 4 in Washington DC, where she lived. Her name might not mean too much to many of you. But to thousands — and I do meant thousands — of people who … more
Ahead of next month’s US Supreme Court case about Sabbath observance in the workplace, several mainstream US Jewish groups have joined Orthodox ones by weighing in on the … more
Wherefore is this Haggadah diff’rent from all oth’r Haggadahs? Martin Bodek, author of the “Emoji Haggadah,” “Festivus Haggadah” and “Coronavirus … more
On a 75-degree February day in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, JNS viewed the Abrahamic Family House site on its opening day. Three houses of worship — Moses Ben Maimon Synagogue, His … more
Those who lament a recent incident in which a kippa-wearing Jewish boy in Turin, Italy was told by his classmates that, in an earlier era, he would have been burned, are no doubt kindhearted … more
On June 7, 1967, during Israel’s Six-Day War, Israeli Defense Forces Commander Mordechai Gur led the breakthrough in Jordanian defenses in Jerusalem and excitedly proclaimed: “The Temple … more
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