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The Holocaust Remembrance Day rule that proves everyone loves dead Jews

By Jonathan S. Tobin  (JNS) It was a great day for Israeli diplomacy. For the first time, the U.N. General Assembly passed a resolution sponsored by the...

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Applauds Governor Kathy Hochul For Increasing Funding for Nonpublic Schools

  Edited by: TJVNews.com The Rabbinical Alliance of America—Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis—applauds Governor Kathy Hochul’s announcement in her first executive budget address regarding...

Young Jewish Professionals Gain Spiritual Strength at International Gathering

Annual Shabbaton draws hundreds from U.S. and Canada By: Aharon Loschak Finding one’s place in the Jewish community as a young, single adult can be challenging....

Uncovered Letter Sheds Mysterious New Light on Renowned Kabbalist

By David Hellerman, World Israel News Rabbi Isaac Luria, a renown 16th century Kabbalist who had immense influence on Jewish thought and customs, left behind...

Jewish space engineer who worked with Neil Armstrong makes Aliyah

Gerald Wittenstein, CEO of International Space Systems who also worked at NASA alongside American astronaut Neil Armstrong, made Aliyah to Israel this week together...

In Wake of Colleyville, Jewish Groups Renew Push to Double Federal Security Grant Funding

By Dmitriy Shapiro, JNS.org Following the Jan. 15 hostage situation at a Texas synagogue, Jewish organizations in the United States have reignited their push for...

Jewish leaders renew antisemitism fight after hostage case

Although the FBI initially said the man who held four people hostage at a Texas synagogue was focused on an issue “not specifically related to the...

15 Shabbat Candle Facts Every Jewish Woman (and Man) Should Know

By: Menachem Posner   You (Generally) Need to Light Them 18 Minutes Before Sunset The earliest one may light the Shabbat candles is plag haminchah—one and...

How Zionists Helped Defeat Segregation in Baltimore

By: Rafael Medoff Martin Luther King, Jr. Day this year will be commemorated just before the 75th anniversary of a remarkable but little-known campaign by...

Tu BiShvat: A Weekday Rosh Hashanah

From the Book of Our Heritage By Eliyahu Kitov Tu B'Shevat, the fifteenth day of the Hebrew month of Shevat, is one of the four days which are...

Yad Vashem Partners with the Museum of Jewish Heritage and JewishGen to Expand Access to Yad Vashem’s ‘Pages of Testimony

Yad Vashem Partners with the Museum of Jewish Heritage and JewishGen to Expand Access to Yad Vashem's ‘Pages of Testimony’    The 4,800,000 names commemorated in...

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Joins New York City in Mourning the 17 People Who Died in a Tragic Bronx Fire

  Edited by: TJVNews.com The Rabbinical Alliance of America—Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American rabbis—joins New York City in mourning the nineteen people, including nine children, who...

Pre-War Collection of Yiddish Culture in Europe Now Available Online Due to Efforts of YIVO Institute

Edited by: Fern Sidman Many have pondered what Jewish life in pre-war Europe was really all about. According to a recent article in the New...

Shiloh Winery Combines State-of-the-Art Technology with Uncompromising Professionalism

Edited by: TJVNews.com Amichai Lourie always had a passion for making wine. When he first started at Shiloh Winery in 2005, he quickly gained a...

Yad Vashem Launches Academy to Train Future Leaders in Holocaust Awareness

New program will help “make the Jewish catastrophe a firm fact in the international consciousness, a fact beyond denial—in the hope that the world...

The Real Reason for the Ten Plagues

By: Yossi Ives From a young age, we are taught about the 10 plagues that G d visited upon the Egyptians: Pharaoh stubbornly refused Moses’...

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