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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...

Gift Guide: Mensch on a Bench is toy and book combo

LEADING UP to Chanukah, 2014, former Hasbro toy and game company employee Neal Hoffman conducted a successful Kickstarter online crowdfunding campaign to get out his new...

Israel and China: Allies at a distance

WHEN PRIME Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited him to be Israel’s ambassador to China in 2012, Matan Vilnai already had a decorated career as a cabinent minister,...

Atonement in the age of social media

COMING FROM a non-observant family of Jewish immigrants from the Former Soviet Union to Israel, a country where many people tend to lead secular lifestyles, I...