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Five Israelis killed in terror attack on Jerusalem synagogue

Five Israelis, four of them rabbis and the fifth a Druze police officer, were killed in a terror...

11/19/2014 1:03:34 PM

Chicago's Jewish community condemns Jerusalem attack

Today, Chicago’s Jewish community stands together with people of good conscience everywhere to...

11/18/2014 12:37:14 PM

Violence in Jerusalem – a new intifada?

An atmosphere of incitement has led to a continuous wave of violence in the past three months,...

11/6/2014 4:12:09 PM

Former Shin Bet director, University of Haifa leader speaks to JCRC leaders

He was one of six former heads of the Shin Bet featured in the 2012 Oscar nominated documentary...

11/3/2014 3:49:53 PM

Israel Science and Technology: Nov.

A new discovery may lead to treatments that can slow or reverse cognitive decline in older people.

10/30/2014 4:44:34 PM

K’zohar Ha-Ivrit: Sefer—a book

As we mark Jewish Book Month, let’s explore the word sefer, the Hebrew word for ‘book.’  

10/30/2014 3:33:58 PM

JUF leaders visit Israel with former ambassador Michael Oren

A JUF leadership mission chaired by 2014 JUF Annual Campaign chairman Lee Miller, Jeff...

10/24/2014 10:17:27 AM

Kezohar HaIvrit: Yom Ha-Kippurim and Kapparot

Today, the name Yom Kippur is recognized universally as the proper name for this somber day.

10/7/2014 10:46:07 AM

Israel Science and Technology: October

Beyond recognizing speech, computer programs can now analyze it to describe the speaker's overall...

10/3/2014 1:18:06 PM

Alleged leader of cell that killed three Israeli teens indicted

Hussam Kawasme of Hebron reportedly admitted to serving as the leader of the cell that...

9/4/2014 10:27:57 AM

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