Local News

Penn Rabbi Wins Hillel Award

Rabbi Mike Uram, executive director and campus rabbi at Hillel of the University of Pennsylvania, will be honored June 5 at Hillel International’s annual...

National News

Trump Makes Historic, Yet Private Visit to Western Wall

By JNS.org President Donald Trump made a historic, yet private visit Monday to Jerusalem’s Western Wall, becoming the first sitting American president to do so. Trump,...

Is Trump’s Intelligence Disclosure Bad for Israel? Depends Who You Ask.

A day after it was reported that President Donald Trump had given top secret intelligence from Israel to Russia, a bipartisan group of lawmakers...

Parents a Necessary Part of This Holocaust Education Journey

Part two of the Paper Clips story WHITWELL, TENN. — When you’re in eighth grade, probably the last people you want to hang out with...

Arts

‘Mostly Kosher’ to Make East Coast Debut

What do you call yourself when you have a band made up of some Jews and some non-Jews? Mostly Kosher. The seven-member L.A.-based klezmer band infused...

Jarran Muse Enjoying Performing as Marvin Gaye in Motown: The Musical

For the kid known as Little Sammy Davis Jr., the music of Motown has been a part of his life since he could remember...

Grateful Alive Band Doesn’t Let Age Interfere With Love of Music

Nobody was going off on Jerry Garcia-style guitar solos, but the Grateful Alive Band was hard at work rehearsing for an upcoming gig on...

Israel News

Netanyahu Vows Temple Mount Will Remain Under Israeli Sovereignty

(JNS.org) During a celebration for Jerusalem Day at the Israeli Knesset, marking the 50th anniversary of the capital city’s reunification, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed...

Two-state Solution Conspicuously Absent from Trump’s Agenda in Israel

By Adam Abrams/JNS.org During his meeting with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday and in speeches throughout the day, President Donald Trump notably omitted...

Amid Airtight Security, Trump Visit Brings Hope of ‘Historic Gains’ in the Middle East

By Adam Abrams/JNS.org JERUSALEM—In Jerusalem Sunday night, as the city prepared to mark the 50th anniversary of its reunification, Israel’s capital felt more like a...