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News / JNS - 15 hours ago

Jewish law sheds light on status of Hunter Biden laptop

(February 6, 2023 / JNS) On Feb. 2, John Podhoretz, editor of Commentary, shared a joke on his magazine’s podcast riffing on Hunter Biden’s laptop—what Miranda Devine has called the “Laptop from Hell.” So, have you heard the one about the Jew wh...

News / JNS - 16 hours ago

Turkish Jewish community accounts for its members

(February 6, 2023 / JNS) Following initial media reports that Jews were missing in Turkey, Mendy Chitrik, a Chabad rabbi and chairman of the Alliance of Rabbis in Islamic States, told the Jewish Chronicle that all Turkey’s Jewish community membe...

News / JNS - 17 hours ago

Israel sends search-and-rescue delegation to Turkey

(February 6, 2023 / JNS) The Israel Defense Forces dispatched a significant search-and-rescue group to earthquake-stricken southeastern Turkey on Monday. “The minute we’ll land, we’ll go straight to work, as we’re used to doing,” Lt. Col. Richar...

News / JNS - 18 hours ago

Jewish Federations, JDC raise money for Turkey

(February 6, 2023 / JNS) The Jewish Federations of North America and American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee have launched fundraising campaigns to provide humanitarian aid to people in Turkey after the devastating earthquakes today. Thousa...

News / JNS - 18 hours ago

Boycotts not protected speech in US, new research argues

(February 6, 2023 / JNS) If it looks and quacks like speech, don’t let that fool you. It may be a boycott. The U.S. Supreme Court is weighing whether to hear Arkansas Times v. Waldrip, which hinges on a question that is slipperier than it sounds...

News / JNS - 23 hours ago

IDF resumes search for soldier missing since 1997

(February 6, 2023 / JNS) The Israel Defense Forces has resumed its search for missing Artillery Corps soldier Guy Hever, who disappeared on the morning of Aug. 17, 1997, after leaving his base on the Golan Heights. The investigation was renewed...