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NBA’s Indiana Pacers Draft Israeli-Born Player T.J. Leaf in First Round

JNS.org - The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Indiana Pacers on Thursday became the second team in the league’s history to pick an Israeli-born player in...

June 23, 2017 11:57 am

Celebrity Stylist Rachel Zoe Celebrates 3-Year-Old Son’s First Haircut, Following Jewish ‘Upsherin’ Tradition

Celebrity stylist and fashion designer Rachel Zoe gave her three-year-old son his first haircut on Wednesday, as per Jewish tradition. Zoe, who is Jewish, shared on Instagram a photo of her son, Kaius Jagger, getting his locks snipped by...

Anti-Israel Activists Stage Protest Outside London Office of Radiohead’s Accountant Firm Ahead of Band’s Upcoming Tel Aviv Concert

Members of an anti-Israel group demonstrated outside the London office of Radiohead's accounting firm earlier this week to protest the British rock band's upcoming concert in Tel Aviv, the online music magazine Pitchfork reported. Activists from London Palestine...

Ex-Knicks Star Amar’e Stoudemire Weighing NBA Comeback After ‘Roller-Coaster’ Championship Season in Jerusalem

Former New York Knicks star Amar'e Stoudemire has returned to the US after winning the Israeli Premier League title with Hapoel Jerusalem last week and is leaving open the possibility of a NBA comeback, the New York Post reported...

June 20, 2017 12:21 pm

Ahead of Upcoming Britney Spears Concert in Israel, El Al Flight Attendants Lip-Sync US Pop Star’s Hit Song ‘Toxic’

With Britney Spears’ upcoming concert in Tel Aviv rapidly approaching, Israel’s national airline published a...

June 20, 2017 11:03 am

NFL Hall of Famers Sign Jerseys, Throw Passes at Israel’s New Football Stadium

A group of National Football League Hall of Famers interacted with fans and threw some...

June 19, 2017 12:39 pm

British Actor Ben Kingsley Set to Play Nazi War Criminal Adolf Eichmann in New Movie

British actor Ben Kingsley has been cast to play notorious Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann...

June 19, 2017 11:03 am

International Jewish Athletes ‘Return’ to Jerusalem for 20th Maccabiah Games

JNS.org - During the 20th Maccabiah Games next month, approximately 7,000 Jewish athletes from 80 countries...

June 19, 2017 10:58 am

Israel’s Alon Day to Race in NASCAR’s Top Series

JNS.org - Alon Day will become the first Israeli to race in NASCAR’s Cup Series, when...

June 23, 2017 11:57 am

NBA’s Indiana Pacers Draft Israeli-Born Player T.J. Leaf in First Round

JNS.org - The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Indiana Pacers on Thursday became the second team in the league’s history to pick an Israeli-born player in the...

June 22, 2017 3:20 pm

Celebrity Stylist Rachel Zoe Celebrates 3-Year-Old Son’s First Haircut, Following Jewish ‘Upsherin’ Tradition

Celebrity stylist and fashion designer Rachel Zoe gave her three-year-old son his first haircut on Wednesday, as per Jewish tradition. Zoe, who is Jewish, shared on Instagram a photo...

June 21, 2017 3:00 pm

Anti-Israel Activists Stage Protest Outside London Office of Radiohead’s Accountant Firm Ahead of Band’s Upcoming Tel Aviv Concert

Members of an anti-Israel group demonstrated outside the London office of Radiohead's accounting firm earlier this week to protest the British rock band's upcoming concert in...

June 20, 2017 2:44 pm

Ex-Knicks Star Amar’e Stoudemire Weighing NBA Comeback After ‘Roller-Coaster’ Championship Season in Jerusalem

Former New York Knicks star Amar'e Stoudemire has returned to the US after winning the Israeli Premier League title with Hapoel Jerusalem last week and is leaving...

June 20, 2017 12:21 pm

Ahead of Upcoming Britney Spears Concert in Israel, El Al Flight Attendants Lip-Sync US Pop Star’s Hit Song ‘Toxic’

With Britney Spears’ upcoming concert in Tel Aviv rapidly approaching, Israel’s national airline published a video on Tuesday featuring flight attendants lip-syncing one of the...

June 20, 2017 11:03 am

NFL Hall of Famers Sign Jerseys, Throw Passes at Israel’s New Football Stadium

A group of National Football League Hall of Famers interacted with fans and threw some passes on Sunday at the new Kraft Family Stadium in Jerusalem,...

June 19, 2017 12:39 pm

British Actor Ben Kingsley Set to Play Nazi War Criminal Adolf Eichmann in New Movie

British actor Ben Kingsley has been cast to play notorious Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann in the upcoming thriller "Operation Finale," Variety reported on Friday. The film is...

June 19, 2017 11:03 am

International Jewish Athletes ‘Return’ to Jerusalem for 20th Maccabiah Games

JNS.org - During the 20th Maccabiah Games next month, approximately 7,000 Jewish athletes from 80 countries will descend upon the Holy Land to join 2,500 Israeli...

June 19, 2017 10:58 am

Israel’s Alon Day to Race in NASCAR’s Top Series

JNS.org - Alon Day will become the first Israeli to race in NASCAR’s Cup Series, when he competes at California’s Sonoma Raceway on June 25. He will...

June 16, 2017 4:52 pm

Jewish New England Patriots Owner to NFL Hall of Famers Visiting Israel: You Will Be ‘Uplifted’ by the Country

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is currently leading a group of 18 National Football League Hall of Famers on a weeklong tour of Israel. On...

June 15, 2017 4:17 pm

Director Oliver Stone Reportedly Went on Unaired Anti-Israel Rant on Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’

Famed film director Oliver Stone -- who has a history of making antisemitic remarks -- went on an anti-Israel tirade during a recent appearance on Stephen...

June 14, 2017 12:55 pm

British Music Legend Rod Stewart Set to Rock Tel Aviv

JNS.org - British rock legend Rod Stewart touched down at Israel’s Ben-Gurion International Airport on Tuesday, ahead of his highly anticipated performance on Wednesday in Tel...

June 13, 2017 4:42 pm

Albert Einstein Letter About Israel Being ‘Intellectually Active’ Goes up for Auction

A letter written by renowned Jewish physicist Albert Einstein about Israel is among a collection set to go for auction next week, according to The...

June 12, 2017 4:11 pm

Jewish Broadway Star Ben Platt Wins Best Actor in a Musical at Tony Awards

Jewish Broadway star Ben Platt, who plays the title character in "Dear Evan Hansen," won the award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a...

Opinion

Ehud Barak’s ‘Slippery Slope’

In an interview Wednesday with Tim Sebastian -- host of the program ‎‎"Conflict Zone" on German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle...

Why I Love Elijah

Elijah the Tishbite (Eliyahu in Hebrew) is one of the most important and most complex characters in biblical and Jewish lore....

Welcome to the Shia Corridor

JNS.org - If you haven’t encountered the term “Shia corridor” yet, chances are that you will in the coming weeks, particularly...

Features

Will Palestinian Energy Feud Spark Surge in Violence Against Israel?

JNS.org - The long-running feud between Hamas and Fatah has led to a deepening...

‘Love of Christians’ Touted as Strategic Asset for Israel at Major Policy Conference

JNS.org - The strategic importance of Christian Zionism was highlighted...

Memory of Greek Jewish Metropolis Endures at New Holocaust Museum

JNS.org - Last week’s visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, to Thessaloniki, Greece, marked the construction...

World

As Austrian Capital Readies for ‘Al-Quds Day’ March, Anti-Fasci...

As pro-Iranian and Hezbollah demonstrators prepare for the annual "Al-Quds Day" march in Vienna on Saturday, anti-fascist activists in the...

Middle East

Report: Trump Considering Camp David-Style Summit to Bring Arab States Toge...

President Trump is considering calling a Camp David-style summit to address growing tensions among long-established U.S. allies in the Arab...

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