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Haim Hoffmann is a German champion for the 'Imperial Beard.'

Beards and mustaches do battle

Visitors to the Otto Weidt Workshop for the Blind Museum in Berlin would need to be blind themselves not to notice Haim Hoffmann — or rather, his weird beard — as he...

A UN observer at a lookout point near the Israel-Syria border in the Golan Heights, June 25. (Basel Awidat/Flash90)

Israel: No Iran in southern Lebanon

By Yaakov Lappin Netanyahu tells Trump and Putin: Iran in southern Lebanon would cross a ‘red line’ With the help of its powerful allies, President Bashar Assad’s...

The Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron. (Wikipedia)

UNESCO to vote on whether Machpelah is Jewish

By Alex Traiman An upcoming vote by the United Nations cultural body UNESCO on whether to declare Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs as an endangered Palestinian heritage...

Hamas terrorists in southern Gaza, 2017. (Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90)

A decade of Hamas rule in Gaza

JERUSALEM — Long before ISIS first grabbed international attention in 2014 through its brutal conquests in Iraq and Syria, another terrorist organization had already...

A painter creates Meissen artwork at the House of Meissen near Dresden.

Exploring Dresden’s Jewish past

By Orit Arfa, JNS Cross the August Bridge over the Elbe River toward the Altstadt (Old City) of Dresden on a tour bus, and you’ll likely hear “oohs” and “aahs”...

Malik Swinton on the outskirts of Jerusalem.

US veterans seek healing in Israel

By June Glazer About 20 veterans commit suicide across the US each day, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. An organization providing spiritual healing,...

L-r: Staff Sgt. Maya, Sgt. Noam, Brig. Gen. (Res.) Gila Klifi-Amir

Israel: Only country where women are obliged to serve

Israel’s female soldiers seem to break barriers on a consistent basis. In January, new figures revealed that the number of women serving in combat roles in the IDF’s...

Why does Verizon call Israel ‘Palestine’?

When Mark Rosenblatt touched down at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv April 5 and powered on his cell phone, he got the surprise of his mobile technology life. Rosenblatt...

A US Air Force F-16C aircraft returning from a strike in the Republika Srpska in the Bosnian War, 1995.

US action against genocide and mass murder: a brief guide

By Rafael Medoff, JNS President Donald Trump’s missile strike against Syria inaugurates a new chapter in the long and controversial history of American responses —...

Jews and Arabs play Backgammon during the "Jerusalem Double" championship. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Economic integration; cultural tensions

Recently aired TV interviews with young Arabs who moved to major Israeli metropolitan areas underscore the varied and complex nature of Arab life in the Jewish state:...