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An IDF choir member sings at the event.

Bar and Bat Mitzvahs for Israeli military orphans

By Sam Sokol, JNS JERUSALEM — Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan celebrated their Bar and Bat...

An apartment building on Fontane Street in Berlin’s Neukölln district.

Israelis seek the Berlin real estate market

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5777 SECTION B By Orit Arfa, JNS Sonnenallee, a street in Berlin’s Neukölln district, looks like it comes straight out of an Arab city — so...

Israel blamed for Palestinian water woes

Highly publicized severe water shortages in Palestinian villages in the northern West Bank have caused tens of thousands of local residents to suffer without an adequate...

Lamborn co-sponsors US funding for anti-terror tunnel technology

WASHINGTON — The US House Armed Services Committee has approved an amendment to add funding for technology to thwart terror tunnels to a defense bill for Israel. The...

Investors find ‘unpolished’ diamond in Akko

By Orit Arfa, JNA MUHAMMAD ABU Marwan takes me through the artsy living room of Arabesque: An Arts and Residency Center in the Old City of Akko, Israel, with the noble...

Opera celebrates Portuguese Holocaust rescuer

By Karen McDonough, JTA PASSOVER EDITION 5776 On the surface, it seems unlikely that an American composer —— let alone a Southern Baptist from Alabama —— would...

Post-Soviet Jews meet in LA for a different Limmud

By Eitan Arom, JNS FOR ONE weekend at the Westin Pasadena hotel in the Los Angeles area, hallway conversations were conducted mostly in Russian and Hebrew, with English...

Israel’s female athlete of the year is kickboxer, Nili Block

By Josh Hasten, JNS THE “COVER photo” quote featured on 20-year-old Nili Block’’s Facebook page says, “When My Body ‘Shouts’ Stop, My Mind ‘Screams’...

Activist poses as Jew looking to buy Palestinian land — a case of lethal entrapment?

By Alina Dain Sharon, JNS TWO LEFT-wing, pro-Palestinian Israeli NGOs —— Taayush and B’Tselem —— have come under fire in Israel after their senior leaders were...

Will the Jewish Diaspora broaden to include Mars?

By Paul Wieder, JNS YES, HE has seen the recent film, “”The Martian.”” But unlike the other millions who have seen that movie, Barak Stoltz went much...