Alina Dain Sharon

  • Jewish News Year in Review: 5774

    Jewish News Year in Review: 5774

    As Rosh Hashanah approaches and the Jewish calendar turns to 5775, JNS.org takes a look at the biggest Jewish news stories from the past year: The Israel-Hamas War The 50-day war between Israel and Hamas dominated headlines around the world throughout this summer. The events leading up to the conflict began with Hamas’s June kidnapping

  • Israeli Hospital ‘Knows No Borders’ When Treating Patients

    Israeli Hospital ‘Knows No Borders’ When Treating Patients

    Not unexpectedly, southern Israel suffered more than other areas of the Jewish state during this summer’s conflict with Hamas. Yet up in northern Israel, 30 doctors from the Haifa-based Rambam Health Care Campus (RHCC) were drafted into the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). “Israel is a small country, so everything affects you whether you are in

  • 2013: Jewish News Year in Review

    2013: Jewish News Year in Review

    As 2013 draws to a close, JNS.org takes a look at its biggest news stories from Israel and the Jewish world that have shaped the outgoing year: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has visited Israel and the Palestinian territories nine times since February in an effort to encourage Israeli-Palestinian final status negotiations,

  • Jewish Nobel Prize Winners Spur ‘Brain Drain’ Conversation in Israel

    Jewish Nobel Prize Winners Spur ‘Brain Drain’ Conversation in Israel

    What is behind Israel’s recent string of Nobel Prize winners? It could be that Israelis have a practical way of thinking and strong strategies for solving difficult problems, says Arieh Warshel, who earlier this month was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry for his role in developing computer programs that simulate “large and complex chemical

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