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Jay Feinberg

Stem cell and marrow registry focuses on speed

By Faygie Holt In 1991, Jay Feinberg was facing a battle with leukemia and needed a bone-marrow transplant. Some 55,000 people got tested in the hopes of finding him a...

The tail of a Syrian plane shot down during the Yom Kippur War. (Oren Rozen/Wikimedia)

Downed Israeli pilot honored as hero 45 years later

By Yaakov Lappin Israel’s Brig.-Gen. (ret.) Giora Epstein has shot down no fewer than 17 enemy aircraft — the most of fighter jets (plus a helicopter) destroyed in...

The site of the terror attack, Oct. 7, in the Barkan industrial zone. (Flash90)

Israeli-Palestinian coexistence hit in terror attack

By Josh Hasten JERUSALEM — Just as shocking as the execution-style murders of Kim Levengrond Yehezkel, a 29-year-old mother of an infant, and Ziv Hajbi, a 35-year-old...

Ari Fuld

Ari Fuld, Israel activist, killed by terrorist in Gush Etzion

JERUSLAEM — Ari Fuld, a 45-year-old father of four, and a prolific English-language social-media activist and media pundit, was killed by a 17-year-old Palestinian...

The new synagogue in Mainz, Germany (Sascha Kopp)

Deadly crime puts light on Mainz

By Orit Arfa MAINZ, Germany — In recent months, the Rhine city of Mainz captured worldwide headlines for the murder and rape of one of its Jewish members, 14-year-old...

Rabbi Nochum Kurinsky, left, with his brother, Zach. (

Rabbi’s heart attack leads to epic bike ride

By Ariel Domonique Hendelman One year ago, Rabbi Nochum Kurinsky was running the Chabad House in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., with his wife, Leah. He was teaching classes...

A group of Yemenite Jews board an Alaska Airlines plane in Aden, 1949. (Wikimedia)

The pilot who flew Operation On Eagles’ Wings

By Oren Peleg With city lights dotting the night behind her, Dr. Dee Gaines, a neuropsychologist, sat for good reason — she’s very pregnant. But when Capt. Elgen...

Saint Petersburg's Grand Choral Synagogue will open its doors for World Cup fans.

Ahead of World Cup, Russian Jewish communities prepare to open their doors

By Yehuda Sugar, JNS via If Rostov-on-Don Chabad-Lubavitch emissary Rabbi Chaim Danzinger has his way, thousands of Jewish soccer fans who will descend on his...

Benjamin Netanyahu with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, 2018. (Amos Ben Gershom/GPO)

Israel, Canada sign new trade accord

By Eran Bar-Tal MONTREAL — Israel and Canada on May 30 signed a modernized free trade agreement in what has been described as a historic step in the countries’...

Nine of the 10 victims who drowned in a flash flood near the Dead Sea on the April 26. (Facebook)

The 10 teenage victims of flash-flood hiking tragedy

The mood throughout Israel was somber on Friday, April 27, as the name of the last of 10 missing youths killed in a flash flood near the Dead Sea was released, following...