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‘Harry Potter’ Star Daniel Radcliffe Speaks With Israeli Accent in New Film ‘Jungle’

For his latest film, "Jungle," British actor Daniel Radcliffe -- of "Harry Potter" fame -- had to learn how to speak with an Israeli accent. In...

October 11, 2017 3:57 pm

Actor Josh Gad Talks Judaism in Films and His ‘Marshall’ Character’s Strong Faith

Jewish actor Josh Gad talked in a recent interview about the portrayal of Judaism in films, the connection between racism and antisemitism, and how the Jewish faith was central to the character he plays in his...

CNN List of World’s Best Bars Includes Tel Aviv Hotspot Showcasing ‘Lost Art of the Cocktail’

A Tel Aviv hotspot made it onto a CNN list of the world's 50 best bars in 2017. Coming in at number 50 was the Imperial Craft Cocktail Bar, located inside the Imperial Hotel on HaYarkon Street in...

In ‘Saturday Night Live’ Opening Monologue, Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Speaks to Friends and Family Back Home — in Hebrew

Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot hosted “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, and, during her opening monologue, the 32-year-old “Wonder Woman” star spoke to friends and family back home in her native tongue -- Hebrew. “Hi...

October 4, 2017 10:23 am

Gal Gadot Is Excited to Go ‘Live’

Israeli actress Gal Gadot took America by storm when she dazzled audiences as Wonder Woman this summer. But...

October 3, 2017 11:56 am

Online Judaica Shop Promotes What It Calls ‘Most Expensive Yarmulke Ever Created’

An online Judaica store published a video on Monday promoting a new item -- a...

October 2, 2017 3:11 pm

New Novel Tells Story of Secret Female Mossad Agent

The new novel Married to the Mossad tells the story of Sally, an Israeli living in London,...

October 2, 2017 11:23 am

Bernie Sanders Visibly Moved After Learning Relative Died Fighting Nazis in World War II

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders recently choked up after he learned that one of his relatives died while...

September 28, 2017 2:16 pm

Israeli NBA Player Omri Casspi Talks About Resurgence of Antisemitism in US

Israeli basketball player Omri Casspi talked about the resurgence of antisemitism in the US and his...

October 11, 2017 3:57 pm

‘Harry Potter’ Star Daniel Radcliffe Speaks With Israeli Accent in New Film ‘Jungle’

For his latest film, "Jungle," British actor Daniel Radcliffe -- of "Harry Potter" fame -- had to learn how to speak with an Israeli accent. In the...

October 10, 2017 2:45 pm

Actor Josh Gad Talks Judaism in Films and His ‘Marshall’ Character’s Strong Faith

Jewish actor Josh Gad talked in a recent interview about the portrayal of Judaism in films, the connection between racism and antisemitism, and how the...

October 9, 2017 3:27 pm

CNN List of World’s Best Bars Includes Tel Aviv Hotspot Showcasing ‘Lost Art of the Cocktail’

A Tel Aviv hotspot made it onto a CNN list of the world's 50 best bars in 2017. Coming in at number 50 was the Imperial Craft Cocktail...

October 8, 2017 10:11 am

In ‘Saturday Night Live’ Opening Monologue, Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Speaks to Friends and Family Back Home — in Hebrew

Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot hosted “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, and, during her opening monologue, the 32-year-old “Wonder Woman” star spoke to friends...

October 4, 2017 10:23 am

Gal Gadot Is Excited to Go ‘Live’

Israeli actress Gal Gadot took America by storm when she dazzled audiences as Wonder Woman this summer. But will she be able to take the small screen by...

October 3, 2017 11:56 am

Online Judaica Shop Promotes What It Calls ‘Most Expensive Yarmulke Ever Created’

An online Judaica store published a video on Monday promoting a new item -- a $36,000 kippah it called "the most expensive yarmulke ever created." The...

October 2, 2017 3:11 pm

New Novel Tells Story of Secret Female Mossad Agent

The new novel Married to the Mossad tells the story of Sally, an Israeli living in London, who sees her life change dramatically when she learns that...

October 2, 2017 11:23 am

Bernie Sanders Visibly Moved After Learning Relative Died Fighting Nazis in World War II

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders recently choked up after he learned that one of his relatives died while fighting the Nazis during World War II. The Jewish former Democratic...

September 28, 2017 2:16 pm

Israeli NBA Player Omri Casspi Talks About Resurgence of Antisemitism in US

Israeli basketball player Omri Casspi talked about the resurgence of antisemitism in the US and his new career with the NBA's Golden State Warriors in an...

September 27, 2017 11:44 am

Israeli Mentalist Gives Rosh Hashanah Gift to Late Night Show Host as Part of Mind Game Routine

Israeli mentalist Lior Suchard gave James Corden, host of "The Late, Late Show" on CBS, a Rosh Hashanah present on Monday in the midst of a...

September 26, 2017 11:57 am

Actress Mayim Bialik Tells ‘Late Late Show’ Host James Corden About Her Rosh Hashanah ‘Thanksgiving-Themed’ Meal

Jewish actress and "Big Bang Theory" star Mayim Bialik discussed her "Thanksgiving-themed" Rosh Hashanah meal during her appearance last week on James Corden's "Late, Late...

September 20, 2017 1:57 pm

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing the World, she seems to...

September 19, 2017 5:40 pm

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video of him trying to swoon an Israeli woman during a recent visit...

September 12, 2017 2:47 pm

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some 15,000 people to the five-day event to celebrate Israeli culture and diversity...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: Trump Did the Right Thing by Walking Away From UNESCO — for Now

This article was first published by Gatestone Institute. The State Department announced...

The Zionists Are Coming: Panic at San Francisco State University

In the fevered imagination of the academic left, these are dark days at San Francisco State University (SFSU). Speakers at a...

The Neve Shalom Synagogue Massacre in Turkey

More than 450 people were scheduled to attend a bar mitzvah at Istanbul’s Neve Shalom Synagogue on September 6, 1986 -- but the...

Features

From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation

JNS.org - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of...

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’

JNS.org - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas...

Israel Seen as a Rising Star in Space and Satellite Technology

JNS.org - Adding to Israel’s existing reputation as the “start-up nation” and a major hub of innovation, the Jewish state is...

World

Well-Known British White Supremacist Reveals His Homosexuality, Jewish Heri...

A well-known British white supremacist revealed in an interview aired by Channel 4 on Tuesday that he was gay and...

Israel

New Report Shows Hezbollah Used Prominent Bank in War-Ravaged DR Congo to F...

Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed Shia terrorist group in Lebanon, has been using a bank with close ties to the president of...

Middle East

US ‘Helping Iran Conquer Kirkuk,’ Kurdish Military Official Tel...

A representative of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces told an Israeli media outlet on Tuesday that "all our friends have abandoned us" and blamed the...

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