Local News

Jewish Exponent Wins Six Keystone Press Awards

The Jewish Exponent won six Keystone Press Awards in the 2017 competition, including two first-place honors. The Exponent competed against other weekly newspapers throughout Pennsylvania...

National News

Dual Citizenship American-Israeli Arrested in Connection with Bomb Threats

A 19-year-old living in Ashkelon, Israel was arrested in connection with the string of recent bomb threats to Jewish facilities in the United States...

ADL Leaders Reflect on Changing Times

In the Philadelphia office of the Anti-Defamation League on a recent Thursday, ADL Deputy National Director Kenneth Jacobson was enjoying his lunch of a...

Philadelphia-born Game Show Impresario Chuck Barris Dies at 87

Chuck Barris, the Philadelphia-born game show king who claimed in his autobiography to be a CIA assassin, died March 21 at his New York...

Global News

On the Jewish State’s Micro-state, an Israeli Couple Rules a Beach for 65 Years

Franziska Knupper | JNS.org When shooting the movie Exodus, Paul Newman was a frequent visitor in Achzivland, and Rina Avivi is proud of that. Sophia Loren,...

Philadelphians Find Home Away From Home in South Asia

Believe it or not, there are Jews in India — especially with the addition of more than 100 Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA)...

Israeli Arabs Set Violent Precedent to Thwart Future Demolitions of Illegal Communities

The protesters were hoping to create deterrence in order to pressure the state of Israel against initiating any future demolitions of illegal Bedouin settlements....

Israel News

Dual Citizenship American-Israeli Arrested in Connection with Bomb Threats

A 19-year-old living in Ashkelon, Israel was arrested in connection with the string of recent bomb threats to Jewish facilities in the United States...

Israeli Startups Show Off Tech at Barrack

It might not seem easy to get high schoolers interested in business networking, but Wayne Kimmel, managing partner of SeventySix Capital, says it’s actually...

Sen. Casey Meets with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to Discuss Support for Israel

Sen. Robert Casey (D-Pa) joined more than a dozen other senators in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 15 to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...