Local News

How Much do You Know about the Exponent’s History?

How much do you know about the Jewish Exponent? Check out some local trivia above for a blast from the past. Video by Rachel Kurland....

National News

Reconstructionist Resolution Affirms Transgender Rights

There are several reasons why the rights of transgender individuals is a Jewish issue, according to Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb of Adat Shalom Reconstructionist...

‘Listener’ Greenblatt is Trump’s Ears in the Mideast

No matter the situation, there are a few certainties about Jason Greenblatt: He is pragmatic, he listens well and he wears a kippah. After an...

Cordish Rides Trump Ties to White House Gig

If Donald Trump had not sued Reed Cordish’s father, the younger Cordish might not be working in the White House today. Cordish, 42, is...

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

If You Fall, Israeli Technology Will Catch You

BEERSHEVA, ISRAEL — The future is here, and it involves your bubbe playing video games with a talking robot. OK, let’s backtrack. There’s incredible technology coming...

Ben-Gurion University Spurs Beersheva to Flourish With Medical Innovation

BEERSHEVA, ISRAEL — Beersheva has truly become a college town. The city has grown and commercialized, full of shopping malls with American outlet brands, Israeli...

Upcoming Film Tells Unbelievable Story of France’s Michel Cojot

It’s fair to say the story of the 1976 raid in Entebbe is well-known. But there is one character who might not be as...