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Iddo Netanyahu Remembers the Entebbe Raid

One of the most daring rescue operations in military history was saved by a faulty pickup truck. That's what Dr. Iddo Netanyahu told a crowd of...

February 20, 2017 7:29 am

‘Gay Jew With Black Boyfriend’ Milo Yiannopoulos Mocks Media for Calling Alt-Right Movement He Purportedly Heads ‘Antisemitic, White Supremacist, Homophobic’

“One of the enduring mysteries of the American media” is their inability to see what's wrong with referring to the “antisemitic, white supremacist, hateful, bigoted, racist, homophobic” alt-right movement, whose so-called poster boy is a vocal...

Actor Ashton Kutcher Recounts Talmudic Tale During Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on Human Trafficking

Actor Ashton Kutcher recounted a Talmudic tale on Wednesday after testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during an informal hearing on human trafficking. “[B]eing here today, I was reminded of a story a friend of...

During Trump-Netanyahu Meeting at White House, First Ladies Melania and Sara Tour Museum of African American History

The first ladies of the United States and Israel visited the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) on Wednesday in Washington, DC, as their husbands met at the White House for a joint...

February 17, 2017 2:26 am

The Christian, Nebraskan Roots of the Modern Jewish Arbor Day

JNS.org - It’s a little-known quirk of timing and history that the transformation of Tu B’Shvat,...

February 15, 2017 4:47 pm
February 15, 2017 7:43 am

Jewish Group Hosts Inclusion Events Across Israel for Disabilities Awareness Month

JNS.org - The Jewish National Fund (JNF) nonprofit is hosting 60 inclusion-related events throughout Israel during...

February 14, 2017 11:59 am

102 ‘Lost’ Indian Jews Immigrate to Israel

JNS.org - Over one hundred members of India's population of "lost Jews" are arriving in Israel this...

February 13, 2017 4:11 pm

I Get Told to ‘Burn in Oven’ at Least Once a Week, Says Jewish Comedian Sarah Silverman

After being mocked on social media this week for confusing construction markers for swastikas, comedian...

February 20, 2017 7:29 am

Iddo Netanyahu Remembers the Entebbe Raid

One of the most daring rescue operations in military history was saved by a faulty pickup truck. That's what Dr. Iddo Netanyahu told a crowd of more...

February 19, 2017 6:06 pm

‘Gay Jew With Black Boyfriend’ Milo Yiannopoulos Mocks Media for Calling Alt-Right Movement He Purportedly Heads ‘Antisemitic, White Supremacist, Homophobic’

“One of the enduring mysteries of the American media” is their inability to see what's wrong with referring to the “antisemitic, white supremacist, hateful, bigoted, racist,...

February 19, 2017 4:13 pm

Actor Ashton Kutcher Recounts Talmudic Tale During Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on Human Trafficking

Actor Ashton Kutcher recounted a Talmudic tale on Wednesday after testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during an informal hearing on human trafficking. “[B]eing here...

February 17, 2017 4:46 am

During Trump-Netanyahu Meeting at White House, First Ladies Melania and Sara Tour Museum of African American History

The first ladies of the United States and Israel visited the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) on Wednesday in Washington, DC,...

February 17, 2017 2:26 am

The Christian, Nebraskan Roots of the Modern Jewish Arbor Day

JNS.org - It’s a little-known quirk of timing and history that the transformation of Tu B’Shvat, which falls on February 11 this year, traces its origins...

February 15, 2017 4:47 pm

British-Israeli Composer Whose ‘Gonna Keep America Singing’ Was Performed at Presidential Inauguration Parade Set to Meet Trump Family in the Spring

A British-Israeli composer is set to meet the Trump family in the spring, and learn how it came to be that the US president sent her...

February 15, 2017 7:43 am

Jewish Group Hosts Inclusion Events Across Israel for Disabilities Awareness Month

JNS.org - The Jewish National Fund (JNF) nonprofit is hosting 60 inclusion-related events throughout Israel during February’s Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month, with the stated...

February 14, 2017 11:59 am

102 ‘Lost’ Indian Jews Immigrate to Israel

JNS.org - Over one hundred members of India's population of "lost Jews" are arriving in Israel this week, with hundreds more planning to make aliyah this year. The Bnei...

February 13, 2017 4:11 pm

I Get Told to ‘Burn in Oven’ at Least Once a Week, Says Jewish Comedian Sarah Silverman

After being mocked on social media this week for confusing construction markers for swastikas, comedian Sarah Silverman shot back, “Innocent mistake for a Jew that...

February 12, 2017 4:11 pm

US Tennis Association Apologizes for Playing Third Reich Version of National Anthem Ahead of Match With German Player at Major Tournament

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) apologized on Saturday for playing the national anthem of the Third Reich at a major women's tournament ahead of...

February 12, 2017 8:37 am

‘Captain America’ Chris Evans Accused by Former KKK Leader David Duke of Supporting ‘Zionist Wars’ in Twitter Feud

"Captain America" star Chris Evans went to battle on Twitter last week against former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, who accused the actor of supporting "Zionist wars." The...

February 10, 2017 5:07 am

Non-Jewish Mixed Martial Artist Says He Holds Up Tallit After Each Victory as Tribute to ‘God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob’

American mixed martial artist Jared Cannonier explained on Wednesday why, despite not being Jewish -- and without "putting any title" on his belief system -- he...

February 10, 2017 4:03 am

New Film Chronicles the Surprising Story of Jewish Renewal in Africa

Suppose you're a young Jewish woman on a six-month volunteer mission with a women's rights group in Ghana. Your passion for women's issues helps you dismiss...

February 9, 2017 2:36 pm

Reflections on Death, Mourning and the Afterlife in the Jewish Tradition

After One-Hundred-and-Twenty: Reflections on Death, Mourning, and the Afterlife in the Jewish Tradition, by Hillel Halkin; Princeton University Press, 2016; 232 pp. Is there any subject...

Opinion

The AP Smear of David Friedman

The AP is attempting to smear David Friedman with this incredibly biased "fact check" article: David Friedman, President Donald Trump's pick to be...

Is Venezuela a State Sponsor of Terrorism?

The US intelligence community has long considered Tareck El Aissami to be a key figure in the global narcotics trade, with significant...

New Hamas Leader Is a Vicious Killer

The election of Yahya Sinwar to lead Hamas in Gaza represents the completion of a lengthy takeover by Hamas' military wing...

Features

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

US-Israel Cybersecurity Ties Grow as Common Enemies Take Battle Online

JNS.org -- New legislation brokering American-Israeli collaboration in cybersecurity has further cemented the Jewish...

In Surprise Discovery, Israeli Archaeologists Uncover 12th Dead Sea Scrolls Cave

JNS.org - In a surprise discovery, Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a 12th cave that...

World

Jewish Group Calls on Canadian Government to ‘Finally Get Serious Abo...

The Canadian government must “finally get serious about addressing antisemitism,” the CEO of the country’s branch of a prominent Jewish...

Israel

Watchdog Launches Interactive Database for ‘Easy Access’ to Inf...

An Israel-based watchdog has launched an interactive database for what it calls “easy access and analysis” of the more than $60 million...

Middle East

Israel’s UN Envoy Calls on Security Council to ‘Publicly Condem...

The United Nations Security Council must “publicly condemn” Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah’s recent threat to strike vital infrastructure sites in...

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