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Erdogan to meet with Jewish leader in NY

Erdogan to meet with Jewish leader in NY

(JNS.org) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans to meet with World Jewish Congress leader Ron Lauder in New York amid the 69th session of the UN General Assembly taking place… Read more »

‘Gett’ to represent Israel at Oscars

‘Gett’ to represent Israel at Oscars

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The movie “Gett, the Trial of Viviane Amsalem,” about an Israeli woman whose intransigent husband refuses to grant her a certificate of divorce (in Hebrew, a… Read more »

Israeli-born woman new head of Oracle

Israeli-born woman new head of Oracle

(JNS.org) Israeli-born Safra Catz is set to replace Oracle Corporation CEO Larry Ellison, who announced Sept. 18 that he is stepping down. Catz will share the top job at the… Read more »

‘Syrian Nelson Mandela’ praises Israel

‘Syrian Nelson Mandela’ praises Israel

(JNS.org) Dr. Kamal al-Labwani, a prominent member of the Syrian opposition movement who is nicknamed the “Syrian Nelson Mandela,” praised the Jewish state while visiting Syrian patients at Ziv Medical… Read more »

Archaeologists unearth gas chamber at Sobibor

Archaeologists unearth gas chamber at Sobibor

(JNS.org) An Israeli and Polish team of archaeologists unearthed one of the main gas chambers at the Sobibor concentration camp, the Yad Vashem Holocaust research center announced last week. Located… Read more »

Groups ask Congress to deny funds to biased Mid-East studies programs

Groups ask Congress to deny funds to biased Mid-East studies programs

(JNS.org) A group of 10 Jewish, educational, and civil rights organizations issued a statement calling on Congress to deny funds to Middle East Studies programs accused of having anti-American and… Read more »

Biden: Use of ‘Shylocks’ was ‘poor choice of words’

Biden: Use of ‘Shylocks’ was ‘poor choice of words’

(JNS.org) Vice President Joe Biden said his use of the term “Shylocks” in a speech at a conference marking the 40th anniversary of the Legal Services Corporation was “a poor… Read more »

Hamas terrorists who murdered Israeli teens killed

Hamas terrorists who murdered Israeli teens killed

(JNS.org) Hamas terrorists Marwan Qawasmeh and Amer Abu Aisheh – who kidnapped and murdered Israeli teens Gilad Shaar, Eyal Yifrach, and Naftali Frenkel in June – were killed Tuesday, Sept…. Read more »

Israeli scientists: sweeteners increase risk of diabetes, obesity

Israeli scientists: sweeteners increase risk of diabetes, obesity

(JNS.org) Artificial sweeteners may actually increase the risk of diabetes and obesity, a team of Israeli scientists at the Weizmann Institute said last week. “Our research findings attest that consuming… Read more »

MARRIAGE – Trip to Disney World leads to the altar

MARRIAGE – Trip to Disney World leads to the altar

Andy Zwecker and Kim Smelter were married on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at the Jonathan Edwards Winery in North Stonington. Rabbi Jonathan Malamy officiated the ceremony. The bride, 29, was… Read more »

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