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Memories of Six Day War at Ammunition Hill

ONLY THE occasional sniffle or wiping of damp eyes could be heard over the hushed voices of the friends and families of the fallen. Dozens of families and comrades of...

Disability self-advocates envision a more inclusive Jewish community

WHAT IF Moses never accepted the task to lead the Jews out of Egypt because of his speech impediment? Award-winning author Chava Willig Levy, a polio survivor, uses the...

The 850,000 forgotten Jewish refugees

TO UNDERSTAND how the Holocaust has been seared onto Israel’s collective consciousness, one should visit the country on Nisan 27, a date in the Hebrew calendar that...

Israel to export more to Asia than to US

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION SECTION B PAGE 8 ISRAEL’’S business community has increasingly turned eastward toward booming Asian markets. It was recently reported that...

20 years later, impact of Lubavitcher Rebbe grows

TWO well-known contemporary rabbis. Two prolific authors. Two personal journeys. One Rebbe. And a remarkable legacy that just keeps growing. Rabbis Joseph Telushkin and...

Conference focus: Inclusion of Jews with disabilites

BALTIMORE —— Weekly services, Torah studies, aliyot to the Torah, sitting shiva and even trips to Israel — these are experiences shared by many Jewish Americans...

Repurposing your lulav and etrog

Given the state of the economy these days, it’s painful to buy anything that you can only use once. Why not stretch the value of your lulav and etrog this year with a...

Formula One in Jerusalem: Accelerating past regulation

By Jeffrey F. Barken, JNS THERE is something different about taking a ride from Shlomi Bakish. Not only can he get from Haifa to Tel Aviv in half the time, but...

A World Series warning

By Rafael Medoff, JNS YOM HASHOAH 5773/2013 THE 1941 World Series is widely remembered as the first “Subway Series,” when two New York City teams vied for baseball’s...

A new film about a ‘taboo’ topic: Jewish boxers

By Matt Robinson, JNS THESE days, the once-proud sport of boxing has fallen on hard times. With so many weight classes and (corrupt) managers, the fighters may make...