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Elton John Rumored to Be Performing in Israel Next Spring

British pop icon Elton John may perform in Israel next spring, the Israeli news website nrg reported on Thursday. According to the report, based on foreign news...

December 4, 2015 5:05 am
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Adam Sandler Updates Famous ‘Chanukah Song,’ Includes Hulk Hogan, David Beckham and Scarlett Johansson in Latest Version

Actor Adam Sandler unveiled a new version of his famous "Chanukah Song" on Saturday, adding a slew of Jewish celebrities to the ditty's updated lyrics. The comedian -- who released the original song about being Jewish during Christmas in 1996 --...

Famed Israeli Violinist Itzhak Perlman to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

JNS.org - Famed Israeli violinist Itzhak Perlman will be among the 17 recipients of America’s Presidential Medal of Freedom next week. He is the fourth Israeli to receive the highest civilian honor in the US. “A native...

New Mark Skinner Documentary Explores Jewish, Arab Rap Scene in Israel (VIDEO)

A new documentary explores the lives and work of Jewish and Arab rappers in Israel and how the ongoing conflict in the region has impacted their lyrics, the U.K.'s Jewish Chronicle reported on Thursday. Hip Hop in...

July 9, 2015 9:30 am
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U2 Frontman Bono Dedicates Song to Former Israeli President Peres

JNS.org - A moving tribute awaited former Israeli president Shimon Peres on Wednesday when U2 frontman...

June 2, 2015 2:55 pm
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Jewish Violinist Finishes Brahms Concert 82 Years After Nazis Interrupted His Father

A Jewish violinist played in Israel on Sunday the complete Brahms Violin Concerto in D...

May 21, 2015 2:45 pm
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Lady Gaga Accepts ADL Award: ‘Your Philosophies Are So in Line With Ours’ (VIDEO)

Pop superstar Lady Gaga on Thursday accepted an award from Jewish human rights group the...

May 21, 2015 10:39 am
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At 80, Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen’s Jewish Roots ‘Very Much Intact’

JNS.org - Eighty years young, Leonard Cohen fits many descriptions—singer, songwriter, poet, novelist, monk....

May 19, 2015 2:40 pm
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Backstreet Boys Singer Howie D Gushes Over Masada During Israel Trip

Backstreet Boys singer Howie Dorough took to Instagram on Tuesday to marvel about climbing the...

December 4, 2015 5:05 am
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Elton John Rumored to Be Performing in Israel Next Spring

British pop icon Elton John may perform in Israel next spring, the Israeli news website nrg reported on Thursday. According to the report, based on foreign news services,...

November 17, 2015 3:41 pm
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Adam Sandler Updates Famous ‘Chanukah Song,’ Includes Hulk Hogan, David Beckham and Scarlett Johansson in Latest Version

Actor Adam Sandler unveiled a new version of his famous "Chanukah Song" on Saturday, adding a slew of Jewish celebrities to the ditty's updated lyrics. The comedian -- who released...

November 17, 2015 1:34 pm
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Famed Israeli Violinist Itzhak Perlman to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

JNS.org - Famed Israeli violinist Itzhak Perlman will be among the 17 recipients of America’s Presidential Medal of Freedom next week. He is the fourth Israeli...

July 17, 2015 3:35 pm
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New Mark Skinner Documentary Explores Jewish, Arab Rap Scene in Israel (VIDEO)

A new documentary explores the lives and work of Jewish and Arab rappers in Israel and how the ongoing conflict in the region has impacted...

July 9, 2015 9:30 am
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U2 Frontman Bono Dedicates Song to Former Israeli President Peres

JNS.org - A moving tribute awaited former Israeli president Shimon Peres on Wednesday when U2 frontman Bono dedicated the song One to the Israeli statesman during...

June 2, 2015 2:55 pm
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Jewish Violinist Finishes Brahms Concert 82 Years After Nazis Interrupted His Father

A Jewish violinist played in Israel on Sunday the complete Brahms Violin Concerto in D major, 82 years after Nazis interrupted his father mid-performance and...

May 21, 2015 2:45 pm
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Lady Gaga Accepts ADL Award: ‘Your Philosophies Are So in Line With Ours’ (VIDEO)

Pop superstar Lady Gaga on Thursday accepted an award from Jewish human rights group the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) on behalf of her Born This Way...

May 21, 2015 10:39 am
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At 80, Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen’s Jewish Roots ‘Very Much Intact’

JNS.org - Eighty years young, Leonard Cohen fits many descriptions—singer, songwriter, poet, novelist, monk. From his Jewish upbringing in Canada to the present day,...

May 19, 2015 2:40 pm
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Backstreet Boys Singer Howie D Gushes Over Masada During Israel Trip

Backstreet Boys singer Howie Dorough took to Instagram on Tuesday to marvel about climbing the famed Masada fortress with his band during their visit to...

December 18, 2014 10:39 am
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Hassidic Parody of Taylor Swift Song Apes Long Jewish Holidays (VIDEO)

A Jewish comedy troupe released a parody video on Wednesday of Taylor Swift's hit song Shake It Off in which they joke about taking extensive...

December 17, 2014 5:25 pm
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EXCLUSIVE: Matisyahu Provides Most Extensive Analysis Yet of His Religious, Musical Evolution (INTERVIEW)

Matisyahu got candid in an exclusive interview with The Algemeiner on Monday about his religious and musical journey - after shedding his Chassidic skin, yarmulke,...

August 26, 2014 1:08 pm
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Twenty Years On, the Real and Radical Legacy of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach

JNS.org - "He was part hippie, part yippie, part beatnik, and part New Age," wrote Elli Wohlgelernter in a Jerusalem Post eulogy in 1994, following...

Features

Middle East Reporting Through the Eyes of an Evangelical Christian

JNS.org - Despite the increasing number of terror attacks in the United States, for...

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...

World

Israel Pays Turkey $20 Million Compensation Over 2010 Gaza Flotilla Inciden...

Israel on Friday paid Turkey $20 million in compensation over the 2010 Mavi Marmara tragedy involving a Gaza-bound aid flotilla,...

Israel

After Peres Funeral, Netanyahu Meets With Slate of World Leaders

Following the funeral of former president Shimon Peres on Friday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a number of meetings with world leaders at his official residence in Jerusalem. Among the dignitaries...

Middle East

Netanyahu, Abbas Shake Hands, Exchange Greetings at Peres Funeral

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shook hands and exchanged brief words at the funeral on Friday of Shimon Peres, the former Israeli leader who won...

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