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TV Star Siggy Flicker, Wall Street Journal’s James Taranto Featured at Algemeiner Summer Benefit

The Algemeiner held its seventh annual Summer Benefit on Wednesday in New York City. TV star Siggy Flicker and film producer Adam Margules were honored...

July 13, 2018 3:38 pm

New Holocaust Movie Set in Auschwitz Focuses on Bystander and ‘Complicit’ Germans

A new film set in the Auschwitz concentration camp will highlight the perspective of the German witnesses and spectators that stood back as the horrors of the Holocaust unfolded in front of them, IndieWire reported on...

Rapper Flo Rida Says After ‘Epic’ Israel Concert: ‘I Can’t Wait to Return’

American rapper Flo Rida called his concert in Israel's Rishon Lezion Live Park on Thursday night "epic," and told his Instagram followers he was looking forward to being back in the Jewish state in the near...

CODEPINK Urges Reggae Singer Ziggy Marley to Cancel Israel Concerts

The US-based anti-Israel group CODEPINK published an open letter on its website on Monday that urged musician Ziggy Marley, the son of late reggae icon Bob Marley, to cancel his upcoming concerts in Israel. CODEPINK -- a far-left anti-war...

June 29, 2018 12:19 pm

Former NBA Star Amare Stoudemire Calls Return to Israeli Basketball League a ‘Possibility’

Six-time NBA All-Star Amar'e Stoudemire said he might resume playing for an Israeli basketball team...

June 27, 2018 3:39 pm

Israeli Celebrities Fawn Over Prince William During His Visit to Country

During Prince William's stay in Israel this week he was greeted by Israeli supermodel Bar Rafaeli...

June 21, 2018 4:24 pm

Israeli Tourist Competes for Luxurious Hotel Stay on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

An Israeli backpacker visiting California competed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday for a chance to upgrade from...

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...

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...

July 13, 2018 3:38 pm

TV Star Siggy Flicker, Wall Street Journal’s James Taranto Featured at Algemeiner Summer Benefit

The Algemeiner held its seventh annual Summer Benefit on Wednesday in New York City. TV star Siggy Flicker and film producer Adam Margules were honored at...

July 12, 2018 4:53 pm

New Holocaust Movie Set in Auschwitz Focuses on Bystander and ‘Complicit’ Germans

A new film set in the Auschwitz concentration camp will highlight the perspective of the German witnesses and spectators that stood back as the horrors of...

July 6, 2018 2:32 pm

Rapper Flo Rida Says After ‘Epic’ Israel Concert: ‘I Can’t Wait to Return’

American rapper Flo Rida called his concert in Israel's Rishon Lezion Live Park on Thursday night "epic," and told his Instagram followers he was looking forward...

July 5, 2018 4:39 pm

CODEPINK Urges Reggae Singer Ziggy Marley to Cancel Israel Concerts

The US-based anti-Israel group CODEPINK published an open letter on its website on Monday that urged musician Ziggy Marley, the son of late reggae icon Bob...

June 29, 2018 12:19 pm

Former NBA Star Amare Stoudemire Calls Return to Israeli Basketball League a ‘Possibility’

Six-time NBA All-Star Amar'e Stoudemire said he might resume playing for an Israeli basketball team if cannot make a comeback in the NBA next season. "It's a...

June 27, 2018 3:39 pm

Israeli Celebrities Fawn Over Prince William During His Visit to Country

During Prince William's stay in Israel this week he was greeted by Israeli supermodel Bar Rafaeli and Eurovision winner and Israeli singer Netta Barzilai. The Duke of Cambridge...

June 21, 2018 4:24 pm

Israeli Tourist Competes for Luxurious Hotel Stay on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

An Israeli backpacker visiting California competed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday for a chance to upgrade from his hostel to a luxurious hotel suite. Aviv and another tourist from Denmark,...

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 11, 2018 9:24 am

‘The Band’s Visit,’ Musical Set in Israel, Sweeps Tony Awards

"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" won the Tony for best play on Sunday while "The Band's Visit" swept the musical categories with 10 wins,...

Opinion

Palestinian Sovereignty After Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas’ recent illnesses have again raised the issue of his successor. This festering problem highlights...

Ireland, Boycotts, and Israeli ‘Settlement’ Products

JNS.org - Ireland’s Senate approved legislation last week to boycott products made in Israeli settlements. The move to ban such products...

The Irish Senate’s ‘Boycott Israel’ Debate

JNS.org - Reading the transcript of the debate that took place in the Irish Senate on July 11 before that body voted 25-20...

Features

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

Senior US Police and Public Safety Officials Boost Skills in Israel

JNS.org - After two intensive weeks of public-safety leadership training with Israel’s top police...

IDF Cyber Defenders Prepare Their Responses to the ‘Unknown Threat’

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces' cyber defenders are preparing to deal with future...

World

Australian Civil Rights Group Slams Vandalization of Jewish MP’s Offi...

A leading Australian civil rights group has condemned the recent defacement of a Jewish parliamentarian’s office in Melbourne. The door of...

Israel

Israel Frees Turk After Charging Her With Aiding Hamas

Israel has released a Turkish woman who had been arrested while visiting on a tourist visa and accused of helping the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas, in a case that angered Ankara, Israel and...

Middle East

Syrians Cross Frontier for Medical Appointments in Israel

Keeping their doctor's appointments in Israel, Syrian children and their mothers step across a tense Golan Heights border in the dead of night under the watchful gaze of Israeli soldiers. The...

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