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‘Millions of Iraqi Women Live in Fear,’ Says Miss Iraq After Her Family Is Forced to Leave Over Photo With Miss Israel

Miss Iraq Sarah Idan responded on Thursday to the recent revelation that her family was forced to leave her country after she took a photograph with her...

December 15, 2017 11:21 am

Pop Rock Band HAIM Releases Hanukkah Holiday Song About Latkas, Manischewitz Wine and the Maccabees

Popular American pop rock band HAIM celebrated the first night of Hanukkah on Tuesday with a new song that pays homage to the Festival of Lights. The trio of Jewish sisters uploaded a video onto Twitter that shows Este...

Ivanka Trump Shares Pictures of Her Family Celebrating First Night of Hanukkah

Ivanka Trump shared pictures on Instagram of her family celebrating the first night of Hanukkah on Tuesday. Trump -- who converted to Judaism in 2009 -- uploaded a photo of her and her husband Jared Kushner,...

Former Knicks Star Amar’e Stoudemire Returns to Madison Square Garden to Light Hanukkah Menorah

Former New York Knicks player Amar’e Stoudemire is set to return to Madison Square Garden to light a menorah for the first night of Hanukkah, the New York Daily News reported. The menorah-lighting ceremony was to be held...

December 11, 2017 1:19 pm

Supermodel Bella Hadid Protests Trump’s Jerusalem Recognition at ‘Free Palestine’ March in London

Famed supermodel Bella Hadid joined a demonstration outside the US Embassy in London on Friday night against...

December 7, 2017 2:13 pm

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on a mission...

December 5, 2017 5:19 pm

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star Erica Rose,...

December 3, 2017 3:43 pm

France’s Greatest Composer — Georges Bizet — Was Jewish

Few operas are performed more than Georges Bizet’s Carmen; none are better loved. It was his...

December 3, 2017 3:30 pm

Report: Meghan Markle’s Jewish Best Friend Played Matchmaker With Prince Harry

American actress Meghan Markle met her now-fiancé Prince Harry through her Jewish best friend, the Jewish Chronicle...

December 15, 2017 11:21 am

‘Millions of Iraqi Women Live in Fear,’ Says Miss Iraq After Her Family Is Forced to Leave Over Photo With Miss Israel

Miss Iraq Sarah Idan responded on Thursday to the recent revelation that her family was forced to leave her country after she took a photograph with her Israeli...

December 14, 2017 2:52 pm

Pop Rock Band HAIM Releases Hanukkah Holiday Song About Latkas, Manischewitz Wine and the Maccabees

Popular American pop rock band HAIM celebrated the first night of Hanukkah on Tuesday with a new song that pays homage to the Festival of...

December 13, 2017 3:04 pm

Ivanka Trump Shares Pictures of Her Family Celebrating First Night of Hanukkah

Ivanka Trump shared pictures on Instagram of her family celebrating the first night of Hanukkah on Tuesday. Trump -- who converted to Judaism in 2009 --...

December 12, 2017 10:29 am

Former Knicks Star Amar’e Stoudemire Returns to Madison Square Garden to Light Hanukkah Menorah

Former New York Knicks player Amar’e Stoudemire is set to return to Madison Square Garden to light a menorah for the first night of Hanukkah, the New...

December 11, 2017 1:19 pm

Supermodel Bella Hadid Protests Trump’s Jerusalem Recognition at ‘Free Palestine’ March in London

Famed supermodel Bella Hadid joined a demonstration outside the US Embassy in London on Friday night against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of...

December 7, 2017 2:13 pm

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on a mission to travel the world as he visited various sites in...

December 5, 2017 5:19 pm

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star Erica Rose, 35, and Texas-based investor Charles Sanders had their wedding at...

December 3, 2017 3:43 pm

France’s Greatest Composer — Georges Bizet — Was Jewish

Few operas are performed more than Georges Bizet’s Carmen; none are better loved. It was his magnum opus and a glimpse of the direction that music...

December 3, 2017 3:30 pm

Report: Meghan Markle’s Jewish Best Friend Played Matchmaker With Prince Harry

American actress Meghan Markle met her now-fiancé Prince Harry through her Jewish best friend, the Jewish Chronicle reported on Thursday. Fashion designer Misha Nonoo introduced Markle to the British...

December 3, 2017 3:23 pm

Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Says She ‘Holds Flag of the Nation’

Israeli actress Gal Gadot told a Variety interviewer that she accepts her role as a representative of Israel and lamented that almost everybody mispronounces her...

November 29, 2017 1:25 pm

Jewish Actor Joshua Malina Explains Hebrew Prayer He Says Every Morning

Actor Joshua Malina, who stars in the hit ABC series "Scandal," talked about Jewish prayer and Thanksgiving with his Twitter followers on Wednesday. Malina wrote, "I...

November 29, 2017 12:36 pm

Jewish Professional Wrestler Calls Out Fellow Athlete for ‘Distasteful’ Hasidic Jew Gimmick

Jewish professional wrestler David Starr blasted a performer and fellow athlete last week for dressing up as a Hasidic Jew to gain attention and for comedic effect. Starr...

November 22, 2017 1:22 pm

What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield. This Pulitzer-Prize winning epic...

November 21, 2017 3:44 pm

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following a performance in Tel Aviv, where he accused the anti-Israel movement of...

Opinion

The Story of Joseph, Hanukkah — and Finding the Light

Although ancient Egypt and ancient Greece coexisted for well over a millennium, they were different in almost every respect. Egyptian...

A Palestinian State? What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

"The nightmare stories of the Likud are well known. After all, they promised rockets from Gaza as well. For a...

NYPD: Fighting Terrorism on Three Sides

As if the New York Police Department (NYPD)'s task in keeping the city safe from ISIS-inspired terrorists wasn't arduous enough,...

Features

Fatah Continues Promoting Violent Protests Over Jerusalem Announcement

Fatah continues encouraging Palestinians to engage in violent protests and "continue the intifada"...

New Jet Is a Game-Changer for Israeli Air Force

JNS.org - After being deemed combat capable earlier this month, the F-35 “Adir” stealth fighter jet promises to create system-wide change in...

Arab Street Outraged by Jerusalem Decision, but Governments Have Other Concerns

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was overwhelmingly rejected...

World

White House: In Any Peace Deal, Western Wall Will Remain Part of Israel

Senior Trump administration officials outlined their view Friday that Jerusalem’s Western Wall ultimately will be declared a part of Israel, in another declaration sure to enflame passions among Palestinians and...

Israel

NJ Senator Cory Booker Slams ‘Repugnant’ Call for Killing of Je...

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker (D) has issued a scorching rebuke to the Jersey City imam who delivered two antisemitic sermons...

Middle East

Interfaith Delegation From Bahrain Visits Israel, Draws Criticism in Arab W...

JNS.org - An interfaith delegation from Bahrain is visiting Israel during Hanukkah in an unprecedented trip. On Tuesday night, the group attended...

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