JDC, Israel Team Up to Alleviate African Poverty Through Agtech

In a ceremony in Jerusalem on Tuesday, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and Israel’s Ministry of the Economy formalized their partnership to leverage Israeli agricultural technology as...

Apple to Produce Asimov’s Foundation As TV Series

Apple has come out on top to produce a TV series adaptation of Foundation, the seminal Isaac Asimov science fiction novel trilogy. The project, from Skydance Television, has been put...

Happy Birthday, Little Miracle

By Shalom Pollack It is Independence Day, our 69th. Not bad for a tiny country smaller than Lake Michigan and under threat of annihilation every day of each those years. The...

World Bnei Akiva Inspires Teens to Join Chidon HaTanach

The final round of the 2018 Chidon HaTanach (International Bible Contest) is Thursday, coinciding with the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the state of Israel. More than one fifth...

Pope Francis: ‘A Christian Cannot Be an Antisemite’

JNS.org – Pope Francis told a Jewish delegation on Monday that “a Christian cannot be an antisemite.” His remark comes as Jews worldwide are still reeling from the deadliest attack in American Jewish...

Unseeded Muki Wins Gold at European Judo Championships in Israel

Israeli judoka Sagi Muki won first place in the European Senior Judo Championships 2018 in Tel Aviv on Friday, closely defeating Sami Chouchi from Belgium just seconds before a...

Tel Aviv University to Research ‘Digital Living’ With Stanford, UC-Berkeley

The Stanford University campus. Photo: Stanford. Tel Aviv University (TAU) announced the launch of a collaborative initiative with the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University last week, which will...

What’s Up, Dog?

By Michele Herenstein While finding my seat on a flight to Denver, I noticed there was a decent-sized dog across the aisle from my parents and me, basically nose up against...

DeVos Visits Darchei Torah, Manhattan High School for Girls

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visited Yeshiva Darchei Torah in Far Rockaway on Wednesday morning and met with Rabbi Yakov Bender and Ronald Lowinger. On Tuesday, DeVos visited Manhattan High School...

104-Year-Old Matriarch Celebrates Birthday At Kotel With 400 Descendants

A 104 year-old Holocaust survivor went viral on the internet Thursday when a photo was publicized showing her and her 400 descendants gathered at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. According...
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