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New head of ORT America aims to rebuild its base

By Carin M. Smilk, JNS.org Barbara Birch, 45, of New York was tapped last month as the new president and chief executive officer of ORT America. She most recently served as vice president of development at the Shalom Hartman Institute…

Bringing American Football to Israel

By Eliana Rudee, JNS.org Born and raised in a country that adores soccer over most other sports, Israeli educator and sports coach Erez Lustig fell in love with American football from a young age. His improbable love for the game…

Food

Fall into the flavors of the High Holidays

1000 Words

The Better and Stronger We Make Israel, the Safer We Make the World

The Rabbi Of The Rainforest

Nestled deep in the Amazon lies one of most isolated Jewish communities in the world, which Rabbi Arieh and Devorah Lea Raichman have called home for nearly 10 years, running the Chabad House in Manaus.