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July 3, 2013 3:31 pm

‘Jew York’ Art Exhibition Spotlights Jewish Artists

Encapsulating New York Jewry in one art gallery seems like a very challenging task. That is why The Zach Feuer Gallery in Chelsea and Untitled...

June 12, 2012 8:00 am

Brazilian Jewish Leaders Protest Ahmadinejad’s Visit for Rio+20

Leaders within Brazil's Jewish communities are voicing their opposition to the upcoming meeting between their president, Dilma Rousseff and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad next week,...

June 11, 2012 2:57 pm

Liev Schreiber May Play Villain in Aronofsky’s “Noah” Film

Actor Liev Schreiber is a leading contender for the villain role in Darren Aronofsky's upcoming biblical epic "Noah", set for a March 28, 2014 release. The...

June 11, 2012 6:30 am

Technion Researchers Discover Group of Genes that Prevent Parkinson’s

Members of the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine at Technion University in Israel have identified five genes that can predict Parkinson's disease. The scientists set out to...

June 5, 2012 4:30 pm

Yiddish Farm: The Ultimate Jewish Experience

What better way to connect to Jewish and Yiddish culture than through nature, farming, food, language and torah? The Yiddish Farm in Goshen, New York...

June 5, 2012 4:17 pm

Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish Plays at San Francisco Festival (VIDEO)

Editors note: Although Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish was released last year, The Algemeiner publishes this story today in honor of the San...

June 4, 2012 1:06 pm

Drew Barrymore Just Got Married Under a Chuppah

Drew Barrymore, 37,  married her fiancee, Jewish art-dealer Will Kopelman, 34, on Saturday at a traditional wedding ceremony under a Chuppah at her estate in...

May 2, 2012 12:58 pm

Academy Award Nominee Gould Stars in New Aish Film (VIDEO)

Academy Award-Nominated actor Elliot Gould will be starring in "Listen to Grandpa, Andy Ling", a three part original online film by The film is a...

April 27, 2012 3:44 pm

PBS Completes Profile of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz (VIDEO)

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) just released a complete profile on world famous Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz. Bob Abernethy, a renowned interviewer and the current executive editor...

April 24, 2012 12:39 pm

Jewish Films Premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival

This year, the Tribeca Film Festival in Manhattan is loaded with an eclectic selection of Jewish movies. Arnon Goldfinger, director, producer, scriptwriter and winner of two...

April 20, 2012 2:58 pm

Woody Allen’s Upcoming Film “To Rome with Love” (VIDEO)

Once again, Woody Allen turns his attention away from his beloved Manhattan as he sets up his upcoming romantic comedy in Rome, Italy. Woody Allen's obsession...

March 30, 2012 3:35 pm

Lily Safra’s Jewelry Auction at Christie’s

Christie's auction house will be auctioning Lily Safra's jewelry in order to raise more than 20 million dollars for charity. Lily Safra, wife to the deceased...


10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in...

Israel Advocate Wants to Change Views About Jewish State, One Tattoo at a Time

“Low-brow” art forms can be a powerful advocacy tool, the head of a...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Jewish U of Virginia Students ‘Horrified’ by Nazi-Style Graffit...

Jewish students at the University of Virginia (UVA) expressed shock over the appearance of Nazi-style graffiti on the wall of a...


UNESCO Slammed for Another ‘Ridiculous’ Jerusalem Resolution, B...

Israeli politicians and American Jewish groups once again condemned UNESCO on Wednesday after the global cultural body’s World Heritage Committee...

Middle East

Top Iranian Commander Calls on Country’s Tech Experts to Develop Rada...

A top Iranian military commander called on his country’s science-and-technology experts to develop a radar-evading device for locally-produced missiles, the...