Palestinians Granted Observer Status at International Criminal Court

The International Criminal Court in the Netherlands. Photo: wiki commons. JNS.org — The International Criminal Court (ICC) upgraded the Palestinians' status to “non-state observer” at its summit meeting in New...

Hillel International Opens in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland

Eric Fingerhut, Hillel International's president and CEO, speaks with former student board member JoHanna Rothseid. Photo: Shahar Azran for Hillel. JNS.org - Hillel International is expanding to campuses in Germany,...

Hillel International opens in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland

Berlin, Germany. Credit: Wikimedia Commons, (JNS.org) Hillel International is expanding to campuses in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland in a move that “is a natural partnership,” according to Eric Fingerhut, the...

Tel Aviv International Synagogue Victim of Attack by Vandals Opposing Jewish State Bill

Vandals Graffiti Synagogue and Leave Burning Books (TEL AVIV — November 30, 2014) In a troubling sign of increasing tensions within Israel over the disputed “Jewish State Bill,” a Tel...

Israel Mortality Stats: Cancer Killing More Jews Than Arabs

Life & Death. Photo: h.koppdelaney. Cancer caused 25.9 percent of all deaths among Israeli Jews, as opposed to 20.7% among the country's Arab population in 2012, according to recently-published Central...

EXPOSED: US Media Outlets Daily Beast and International Business Times Publish False Accusation of...

Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics: The false report on sexual abuse of Palestinian Children run by the International Business Times. Image: Screenshot At least two major media outlets have this...

Tradition and Technology Unite Jews Around the Globe in Learning

On the Global Day of Jewish Learning - Sunday, November 16 -“24x24” will Convene via Google Hangouts on Air New York, November 11 — Scholars, artists, rabbis and authors from...

Amnesty International official compares Israel to Islamic State on Twitter

The Amnesty International U.K. official's tweet comparing Israel to Islamic State. Credit: Twitter. (JNS.org) A senior official with Amnesty International U.K., which recently released a report condemning Israel, compared Israel...

Shuvu “Keeps It Together” In International Shabbos Project

The Shuvu network of schools in EretzYisrael joined the international Shabbos Project initiated by Rabbi Warren Goldstein, shlita, chief rabbi of South Africa, and kept Shabbos communally this past...

Internationally Acclaimed Classical Pianist At GNS, November 9

Internationally noted concert pianist Elena Klionsky will present a special recital featuring classic and contemporary compositions at Great Neck Synagogue on Sunday, November 9, at 3:00 p.m. The program...
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