Local News

Unlikely Supporters? Christian Evangelicals Become Friends of Israel

Fire-and-brimstone and the rousing words of a Billy Graham, Oral Roberts or, these days, Joel Osteen are usually what comes to mind when someone...

National News

Top Trump Aides Meet Abbas in Ramallah

(JNS.org) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, met with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas Wednesday night in Ramallah to...

McMaster Emphasizes Opportunities at Global Forum

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster on Sunday told a Jewish audience that Israel and America’s Arab allies are undergoing a reassessment of their shared...

Bipartisan AJC Global Forum to Bring Plight of Israel and Jews to World

Politics and partisanship will take a back seat next week when the annual American Jewish Committee (AJC) Global Forum convenes in Washington, D.C. More...

Arts

Counting to 10 Leads to Emmy Win for Temple Graduate

Eli LaBan will probably start checking his spam folder more often. The recent Temple University grad — he studied media studies and production — received...

Concert to Honor Music School Founder and Highlight Children’s Skills

Nelly Berman wanted to instill the value of hard work and competition in the children she taught at the Nelly Berman School of Music...

Artist to Cross the ‘Bridge to Somewhere’

Mira Treatman has been afraid of heights since she was a child. So naturally, her upcoming SoLow Fest performance will take place on the Benjamin...

Israel News

Memory of Greek Jewish Metropolis Endures at New Holocaust Museum

(By Adam Abrams/JNS.org) — Last week’s visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, to Thessaloniki, Greece, marking the construction of a new...

International Jewish Athletes ‘Return’ to Jerusalem for 20th Maccabiah Games

(Adam Abrams/JNS.org) — During the 20th Maccabiah Games next month, about 7,000 Jewish athletes from 80 countries will descend upon the Holy Land to join 2,500...

Philadelphia Counts Plenty of Supporters Just Outside of Gaza Region

Less than 10 miles from Gaza, there is ardent praise for Philadelphia: The residents of Netivot and the surrounding district of Sdot Negev have...

130th

It Wouldn’t Be Summer Without the Catskills

The Catskills’ status as a Jewish vacation mecca likely peaked in the 1950s — and the Exponent featured more than two full pages of...

July ’53 in the Exponent: Israel News Abounds During the Height of Summer

Adlai Stevenson Says Israel Most Progressive Mideast Nation Three separate articles connected to Israel graced the cover of the July 31, 1953 Jewish Exponent. One article...

Sexism Alive and Well in 1891

The Exponent included a couple columns dubbed “Women’s World” that wouldn’t pass muster today. A rambling passage titled “A Scene From Real Life” described a...