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New Ken Burns Film Offers Compelling Tale of Christians Saving Jews During World War II

JNS.org - At Israel’s official Holocaust memorial, Yad Vashem, there are only five Americans listed as Righteous Among the Nations, a title awarded to non-Jews who...

September 22, 2016 6:20 am
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Prestigious US Travel Magazine Includes Israeli Eateries on List of World’s Top Restaurants

The editor-in-chief of a premier US travel magazine named five Israeli eateries on her expansive list of the best restaurants in the world. Pilar Guzmán of Condé Nast Traveler curated a “Where in the World to Eat” guide to the globe's restaurants, and the Middle Eastern suggestions...

Star of Hit Series ‘Transparent’ Tells Orchestra ‘Quiet, Please’ in Hebrew at Emmy Awards (VIDEO)

The star of the hit TV series "Transparent" received wide applause at the Emmy Awards on Sunday night, when he admonished the orchestra to keep quiet -- in Hebrew. Jeffrey Tambor -- who plays Maura (formerly Morton) Pfefferman on the Amazon...

What You Need to Know About the Top Five Jewish Beatboxers

JNS.org - Jews have the gift of the mouth. Whether it’s food, talking or music, Jewish performers have rocked Hollywood to Broadway and Vaudeville to hip hop since their earliest days. But Jewish beatboxers? “Jewish people are...

September 14, 2016 6:51 am
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Imminent and Ominous: The Facebook-Jihadi Nexus (REVIEW)

For most Americans, Israelis and other Westerners, Facebook is a benign and useful forum through...

September 12, 2016 4:19 am
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The Trombone Man: Tales of a Misogynist (REVIEW)

The Trombone Man: Tales of a Misogynist. (164 pages. Lulu Publishing, 2016. ISBN: 978-1-4834-5008-7.) Ron J. Hutter...

September 9, 2016 5:19 am
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‘Real Housewives of New York City’ Cast Member Defends Accusing Co-Star of Making Jews Look Bad (VIDEO)

A cast member of Bravo TV's "The Real Housewives of New York City" defended accusations...

September 7, 2016 6:36 am
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‘Bad Jews’ Makes Audiences Laugh and Think in Teaneck, New Jersey

In 2013, the play Bad Jews premiered off-Broadway. It dealt with assimilation, intermarriage and every...

September 6, 2016 5:30 am
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Herman Wouk Looks Back After a Century (BOOK REVIEW)

Over the course of his life, Herman Wouk wrote a number of successful novels and...

September 22, 2016 6:20 am
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New Ken Burns Film Offers Compelling Tale of Christians Saving Jews During World War II

JNS.org - At Israel’s official Holocaust memorial, Yad Vashem, there are only five Americans listed as Righteous Among the Nations, a title awarded to non-Jews who risked...

September 21, 2016 4:52 pm
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Prestigious US Travel Magazine Includes Israeli Eateries on List of World’s Top Restaurants

The editor-in-chief of a premier US travel magazine named five Israeli eateries on her expansive list of the best restaurants in the world. Pilar Guzmán of Condé Nast Traveler curated a “Where in the...

September 19, 2016 3:43 pm
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Star of Hit Series ‘Transparent’ Tells Orchestra ‘Quiet, Please’ in Hebrew at Emmy Awards (VIDEO)

The star of the hit TV series "Transparent" received wide applause at the Emmy Awards on Sunday night, when he admonished the orchestra to keep...

September 19, 2016 7:33 am
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What You Need to Know About the Top Five Jewish Beatboxers

JNS.org - Jews have the gift of the mouth. Whether it’s food, talking or music, Jewish performers have rocked Hollywood to Broadway and Vaudeville to hip...

September 14, 2016 6:51 am
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Imminent and Ominous: The Facebook-Jihadi Nexus (REVIEW)

For most Americans, Israelis and other Westerners, Facebook is a benign and useful forum through which to catch up with old friends, make new ones,...

September 12, 2016 4:19 am
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The Trombone Man: Tales of a Misogynist (REVIEW)

The Trombone Man: Tales of a Misogynist. (164 pages. Lulu Publishing, 2016. ISBN: 978-1-4834-5008-7.) Ron J. Hutter has written a provocative, entertaining and thoughtful novel that explores...

September 9, 2016 5:19 am
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‘Real Housewives of New York City’ Cast Member Defends Accusing Co-Star of Making Jews Look Bad (VIDEO)

A cast member of Bravo TV's "The Real Housewives of New York City" defended accusations against one of her co-stars for making Jews look bad on...

September 7, 2016 6:36 am
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‘Bad Jews’ Makes Audiences Laugh and Think in Teaneck, New Jersey

In 2013, the play Bad Jews premiered off-Broadway. It dealt with assimilation, intermarriage and every major issue facing the Jewish community today. It was also...

September 6, 2016 5:30 am
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Herman Wouk Looks Back After a Century (BOOK REVIEW)

Over the course of his life, Herman Wouk wrote a number of successful novels and other books. The Caine Mutiny, finished in 1951, was on...

August 30, 2016 3:01 pm
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Jewish ‘Scandal’ Star Says He Remains True to Religious Ritual, Despite Scheduling, Dietary Conflicts

A star of the hit TV show "Scandal" told the community website Quora.com that, throughout his acting career, he has remained faithful to his Judaism, even when it has caused him to forfeit gigs. Joshua...

August 29, 2016 3:03 pm
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Huffington Post Accused of ‘Jew-Hatred’ After Tweeting ‘Offensive’ Joke About Comedian at Video Music Awards

The Huffington Post is facing backlash after joking about a Jewish comedian's  appearance at the Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Sunday night. Josh "The Fat Jew" Ostrovsky took...

August 28, 2016 6:00 am
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Playboy Columnist Calls Israel’s ‘Burning Man’ Festival ‘Ultimate Revenge on Hitler’

The Israeli version of the famed American Burning Man festival is the "ultimate revenge on Hitler," according to a column in Playboy magazine on Thursday. In his column, Jeff Weiss also...

Opinion

How the Next President Can Defeat ISIS

JNS.org - Chief among the many foreign policy challenges that President Barack Obama faces -- and his successor will have to...

Abbas’ Words Show He Has No Desire for Peace

During Mahmoud Abbas' address to the UN last week, he barely alluded to the "right to return:" It remains our hope that such...

Exceptionalism and American Gun Culture (REVIEW)

America’s debate on guns often triggers heated arguments from both sides of the political aisle. Thus, a dispassionately neutral and forensic...

Features

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The...

World

Anti-Israel Group at San Diego State U to Host Israeli Radical Who Called J...

An anti-Israel group at San Diego State University (SDSU) is will host a lecture on Thursday by a well-known Israeli activist whose use...

Israel

Israel Deploys Drones Along Syrian Border to Monitor Jihadist Threats, Erra...

Israel has purchased and is now deploying drones along its northern border to assist in monitoring and addressing various threats from...

Middle East

Saudi Paper: Palestinian Authority President Should Weigh Accepting Israeli...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas should seriously weigh accepting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s invitation to address the Knesset, a...

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