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1928 — Born Ariel Sheinerman in Kfar Malal, near Tel Aviv. 1942-48 — Member of the Haganah, the pre-state Jewish fighting force. 1948 — Wounded while serving as an infantry commander in Israel’s War of Independence. 1952-53 — … more
TEL AVIV (JTA) – The (recent) disclosure that American intelligence spied on former Israeli prime ministers has given new momentum to the effort to secure a pardon for convicted spy Jonathan Pollard. more
NEW YORK (JTA) – Authors Yossi Klein Halevi, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks and Ari Shavit were among the winners of the 2013 National Jewish Book Awards. more
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon at his public funeral was remembered as a man of courage and strength on the battlefield and in the political arena. “Sharon was a complex man who lived in complex times in a … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, calling an interim deal with Iran on its nuclear program a “historic mistake,” said Israel “has the right and the obligation to defend itself by itself against any threat.” more
Just a few weeks ago, 22 LGBTQ Jews from around the world, current and future community leaders, joined A Wider Bridge on our third annual LGBTQ journey to Israel, and these were among the many powerful words participants used to describe the … more
JERUSALEM, Israel – This year I was fortunate to make a second pilgrimage to Israel in order to celebrate the annualSigd holiday of Ethiopian Jewry and to study with several qessotch, the priests who are its traditional spiritual leaders. more
ISRAEL – JNS.org A giant replica of the Ark of the Covenant went on display for the first time Tuesday on a truck opposite the Israeli Supreme Court and Foreign Ministry, Israel Hayom reported. The replica was conceived, constructed and donated to … more
For a leader who has made his name as a great communicator, Benjamin Netanyahu has been taking some hits lately, particularly when it comes to the U.S. - Iran relations. The American Jewish Committee and some of his Knesset colleagues think … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) – The scene is familiar to us all. Women of the Wall come to the Kotel to worship in the shadow of the Temple Mount. Haredi Orthodox worshippers respond by disrupting their prayers, sometimes pelting them with eggs and other … more
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