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Shiryn Solny is a staff writer for The Algemeiner and a native New Yorker. She has a BA in English from the City University of New York's Queens College. Follow Shiryn on Twitter @ShirynGhermez.

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June 20, 2018 1:07 pm

Jewish NFL Quarterback Josh Rosen Talks About Dealing With Antisemitic Slurs Since High School

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen spoke on Tuesday about being on the receiving end of antisemitic slurs ever since he was a Jewish teen. “I’ve been...

June 19, 2018 10:04 am

Kylie Jenner: ‘If You Don’t Like Matzo Balls I Can’t Be Your Friend’

Reality star Kylie Jenner shared her love of matzah ball soup on Monday night with her Instagram followers. The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star and...

June 15, 2018 4:17 pm

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on tefillin, also known as phylacteries. The Instagram clip shows the Jewish dancer, with the...

June 14, 2018 2:38 pm

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert by the Scottish band Young Fathers due to the group's support for the...

June 13, 2018 1:51 pm

Miss Israel and Miss Iraq Share Message of Peace at AJC Global Forum

Miss Israel Adar Gendelsman and Miss Iraq Sarah Idan together gave a speech about peace at a major Jewish gathering in Jerusalem this week. The beauty queens, who...

June 12, 2018 4:28 pm

Eurovision Winner Netta Barzilai Tells Israel’s Boycotters: ‘Hate and Revenge Won’t Lead to Anything’

The winner of this year's Eurovision singing competition, Israel’s Netta Barzilai, has a message for those supporting boycotts of the Jewish state. “Boycotting, hate and revenge won’t...

June 8, 2018 12:34 pm

TV Host Andy Cohen Urges More Holocaust Education After Visit to Israel’s Yad Vashem

TV personality and producer Andy Cohen visited Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust museum and research center on Wednesday. "This is my first visit to Yad Vashem," said the...

June 7, 2018 11:33 am

Trailer for ‘Operation Finale’ About Capture of Adolf Eichmann Features ‘Fauda’ Star Lior Raz, Ben Kingsley, and More

A trailer for the upcoming thriller "Operation Finale" debuted on Tuesday, telling the story of the Mossad's 1960 hunt for and successful capture of Nazi leader...

June 1, 2018 12:31 pm

New Maroon 5 Music Video Features Gal Gadot and Pro-Palestinian Activist Who Slammed Her IDF Support

Israeli actress Gal Gadot is featured in a new Maroon 5 music video, along with a slew of other female celebrities, including a pro-Palestinian blogger...

May 29, 2018 11:21 am

Shakira Hopes to Perform in Israel in Future, After Failing to Set Date for This Summer

The US-based entertainment company Live Nation confirmed on Monday that reports claiming Shakira would be performing in Israel this summer were false. Live Nation posted on Twitter,...

May 25, 2018 3:51 pm

Kensington Palace Source Says Prince William Not Likely to Follow Ancestors With Jerusalem Tattoo

Britain's Prince William is not likely to follow in the footsteps of his royal ancestors and get a tattoo in Jerusalem during his visit to...

May 22, 2018 1:08 pm

Irish Singer Offers to Perform Next Year at Eurovision in Israel, Despite Boycott Push

Songstress Donna McCaul -- who once represented Ireland in the annual Eurovision contest -- has said she would be willing to perform on behalf of...

May 17, 2018 3:39 pm

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s Son: ‘No One Is as Gentle in Self-Defense as Israel’

No other country is as "gentle" as Israel when it comes to methods of self-defense, the son of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy said in an op-ed published...

May 15, 2018 1:23 pm

Jewish Convert Jenna Jameson Zings Anti-Israel Activist Linda Sarsour Over Jerusalem Embassy Tweet

Jewish convert and former porn star Jenna Jameson confronted anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour on Twitter on Monday after the latter commented negatively on the opening...


Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...


Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...


UK Police Seek Out England Fans For Chanting ‘Auschwitz’ Song a...

England's national soccer authority has pledged to take action against a group of England supporters who were captured on camera...


Arrival of Summer Means One Thing for Israeli Beachgoers: Watch Out for Jel...

It’s summer, which means one thing for Israeli beachgoers on the Mediterranean coast -- watch out for jellyfish. “It’s their time,”...

Middle East

Palestinian Baby Did Not Die From Gaza Border Clashes, Family Paid by Hamas... – A cousin of the 8-month-old baby, Laila al-Ghandour, whose Palestinian parents claim died of tear-gas inhalation during the...