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Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley is in Buenos Aires filming a Hollywood movie about the capture of Adolf Eichmann by Israeli agents. Kingsley, a British... [Read More]
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Actress Mayim Bialik has drawn criticism for an op-ed she wrote for The New York Times in response to the allegations of sexual assault and... [Read More]
(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered the foreign ministry to begin preparing to withdraw from UNESCO, following the U.S. announcement it will leave... [Read More]
Hamas has agreed not to carry out terror attacks against Israel or launch rockets from Gaza into Israeli territory, as part of the Palestinian reconciliation... [Read More]
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A kosher winery in Northern California sustained widespread damage from a wildfire raging along the southern part of the Silverado Trail in Napa County. Ernie... [Read More]
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Israeli judokas participating in the Grand Slam event in Abu Dhabi will not be able to compete under their country's flag. The team will be... [Read More]
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Kenny Ellis isn't a rabbi. But it wasn't much of a stretch for him to play one on TV. Ellis is a veteran cantor at... [Read More]
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By Adam Abrams/JNS.org Adding to Israel's existing reputation as the "start-up nation" and a major hub of innovation, the Jewish state is a rising star... [Read More]
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By Shlomo Riskin What is the connection between Adam's existential state of aloneness and the tragic social isolation that results from the Tower of Babel,... [Read More]
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Israeli women filmmakers Tamar Kay and Or Sinai, whose non-fiction and dramatic films focus on stories of Israeli and Palestinian motherhood, will present their award-winning... [Read More]
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Morris Banks of West Hartford is the recipient of the Connecticut Law Tribune's Lifetime Achievement Award. Banks, an attorney with Pullman & Comley, was honored... [Read More]
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Brian S. Cantor of Fairfield has been elected chairman of the Real Property Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. Cantor, who has a general practice... [Read More]
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Jewish historian Jonathan Sarna to speak at Oct. 29 event By Judie Jacobson STORRS – Dr. Arnold Dashefsky will be honored by the University of Connecticut... [Read More]
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If New England Patriots star Julian Edelman retires from the NFL anytime soon, he clearly has a promising second career as a Jewish children's book... [Read More]
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President Donald Trump has said what he wants Congress to do with the Iran nuclear deal, which he has called the worst in the world:... [Read More]
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The Jewish owner of the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association said he is "considering" a run for president. Mark Cuban, 59, said in... [Read More]
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White nationalist leader Richard Spencer led another far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Saturday's march included several dozen torch-bearing white nationalists who marched through Emancipation Park to... [Read More]
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Despite a reported terror threat by the Islamic State, 500 people attended a sold-out screening in New York of a film about Kurdish fighters and... [Read More]
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The plaque marking the opening of Canada's National Holocaust Monument will be replaced after the original failed to mention that Jews were the majority of... [Read More]
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A 10-year-old girl was assaulted by her classmates and the home of a family was daubed with racist graffiti in two Paris-area incidents deemed antisemitic.... [Read More]
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