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Shiryn Ghermezian 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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May 20, 2022 1:07 pm
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Upcoming Series Revisits Mossad Partnership With Ex-Nazi Commander to Thwart Egyptian Missile Threat

"The Bourne Identity" director Doug Liman will helm a limited series adaption of a chapter of a non-fiction book on the Israeli intelligence agency and...

May 19, 2022 12:46 pm
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In First, Jewish Asian Actor Takes Lead Role in ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ on Broadway

Jewish actor Zachary Noah Piser made history this week by becoming the first Asian-American actor to play the lead role in the award-winning Broadway musical...

May 18, 2022 1:19 pm
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Sacha Baron Cohen to Narrate Comedy Special on Classic Jewish Folktales of ‘Chelm’

Academy Award-nominated British-Jewish actor Sacha Baron Cohen will narrate a television special featuring classic Yiddish folktales set in Chelm, a fictitious town of fools made...

May 18, 2022 12:04 pm
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Amar’e Stoudemire Leaves Brooklyn Nets After 2 Years, Citing Shabbat Observance

Six-time NBA All-Star Amar'e Stoudemire said on Wednesday that he will not return as assistant coach for the Brooklyn Nets because his Shabbat observance prevents...

May 17, 2022 1:33 pm
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David Baddiel’s ‘Jews Don’t Count’ Coming to British TV as Documentary

A book by British comedian and author David Baddiel about antisemitism will be the basis for a new television documentary airing later this year in...

May 17, 2022 1:03 pm
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Movie Inspired by Muslim Family That Saved Jewish Friends During Holocaust Wins Grant

A screenplay inspired by the true story of a Muslim family that saved their Jewish friends during the Holocaust won a grant that will help...

May 13, 2022 2:48 pm
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Orthodox Jewish YU Basketball Player, NBA Prospect Invited to Elite Draft Camp

Ryan Turell, a forward for Yeshiva University men's basketball team The Maccabees, has been invited to join the NBA G League Elite Camp to be...

May 13, 2022 2:27 pm
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TikTok Spotlights Jewish Content Creators for Jewish Heritage Month

In honor of Jewish Heritage Month, the video streaming social media platform TikTok in May is highlighting a number of its Jewish users who teach...

May 12, 2022 2:07 pm
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Kate Winslet Explains Involvement in Controversial Documentary About Israel-Hamas Conflict by Hamas-Linked Director

Actress Kate Winslet has addressed her participation in a controversial new documentary about last year's 11-day conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip...

May 11, 2022 1:51 pm
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Swiss Parliament Calls for Government Panel to Address Nazi-Looted Art Claims

Switzerland's House of Representatives has unanimously agreed to call on the government to set up an independent panel to assess claims about artworks allegedly seized...

May 11, 2022 11:38 am
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Adam Levine Tells Tel Aviv Concertgoers Maroon 5 Wants to Return to Israel ‘a Thousand More Times’

Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine said during the pop band's concert in Tel Aviv on Tuesday night that they hope to come back to...

May 10, 2022 4:16 pm
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Florida Holocaust Museum Slams Swastika Flag Display Outside Disney World

The chairman of the Florida Holocaust Museum has denounced protesters who waved Nazi swastika flags and shouted antisemitic rhetoric at the main entrance to Walt Disney...

May 10, 2022 1:24 pm
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Rare Hebrew Book Detailing Discovery of America to be Auctioned in Jerusalem

A rare first edition book that is the earliest Hebrew work describing the discovery of the New World will go up for sale at Jerusalem’s...

May 9, 2022 11:38 am
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Maroon 5 Frontman Adam Levine Visits Western Wall Ahead of Band’s First Concert in Israel

Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Sunday, before the band's first-ever performances in Israel this week. The Grammy-winning band...

Culture

Gold-Medalist kickboxer Waves Israeli Flag at World Cup in Turkey

JNS.org - Arab-Israeli kickboxer Loay Sakas won the gold medal at the seventh International Turkish Open Kickboxing World Cup in...

‘Integral’: New Exhibit Reveals Ancient Jewish Roots in Greece

i24 News – Little is known about the origins of Jews in Greece,...

World

Don’t Exclude Antisemitic Motive in Investigation of French Jewish Ma...

France's Jewish community has called on the authorities in the city of Lyon to retain the possibility of an antisemitic...

Israel

Probe Finds Sponge-Tipped Bullet Didn’t Kill Palestinian in Al-Aqsa C...

i24 News – An investigation into the death of the Palestinian who died during clashes at the Temple Mount last...

Middle East

Israeli Embassies Raise Alert Levels Following Assassination of IRGC Office...

JNS.org - Israel raised the alert level of its embassies worldwide on Monday, after an Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps officer...

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