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Rock Siren Courtney Love Blasts ‘Antisemitic’ BDS Activist Linda Sarsour Over Fundraising Campaign

The outspoken Palestinian-American BDS activist Linda Sarsour has attracted the ire of rock singer and actress Courtney Love in a furious Twitter exchange. Love --...

June 8, 2017 3:07 pm

Jewish Actor Tweets ‘FU BDS’ Following Box Office Success of ‘Wonder Woman’ Movie Starring Israeli Actress Gal Gadot

A Jewish actor who stars on the hit television series "Scandal" posted a defiant message to BDS supporters on Twitter on Sunday following a successful opening weekend for the "Wonder Woman" film. Joshua Malina -- who plays David...

Radiohead Singer: Pressure by BDS Supporters to Cancel Israel Concert Is ‘Extremely Upsetting, Disrespectful and Offensive’

The amount of harassment Radiohead has received from BDS supporters about its upcoming concert in Israel is "extremely upsetting," the rock band's lead singer said on Friday. "It's deeply distressing that they choose to, rather than...

Jewish Illusionist Act Advances to ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Final

A duo of Jewish illusionists have advanced to the upcoming "Britain's Got Talent" final, the UK's Jewish Chronicle reported on Tuesday. On the hit show's live semi-final on Monday, Andrew Murray and Darren Sarsby -- who together form the magic...

May 26, 2017 1:03 pm

‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot Dances to ‘Hava Nagila’ With Late-Night Talk Show Host Conan O’Brien

Israeli actress Gal Gadot danced to "Hava Nagila" with Conan O'Brien during an appearance on...

May 25, 2017 4:05 pm

Jewish Reggae Singer Matisyahu on Israelis: They’re the ‘Sweetest People,’ But Don’t Mess With Them

Jewish reggae and hip-hop star Matisyahu shared his impression of Israelis in a radio interview...

May 24, 2017 3:10 pm

Jimmy Fallon Imitates Gal Gadot’s Israeli Accent, Jokes With Her About ‘Cabbage Patch’ Dolls on ‘The Tonight Show’

Late night talk show host Jimmy Fallon poked fun at "Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot...

May 18, 2017 3:18 pm

‘Jerusalem of Gold’ Dress Donned by Israeli Culture Minister at Cannes Film Festival Draws Arab Ire

The “Jerusalem of Gold” dress worn by Israel’s culture minister on the red carpet at...

May 12, 2017 2:56 pm

Actress Goldie Hawn on Her Jewish Faith: ‘I Like My Tribe’

Actress Goldie Hawn expressed pride in being Jewish in a recent interview in which she...

June 8, 2017 3:07 pm

Rock Siren Courtney Love Blasts ‘Antisemitic’ BDS Activist Linda Sarsour Over Fundraising Campaign

The outspoken Palestinian-American BDS activist Linda Sarsour has attracted the ire of rock singer and actress Courtney Love in a furious Twitter exchange. Love -- the...

June 5, 2017 11:32 am

Jewish Actor Tweets ‘FU BDS’ Following Box Office Success of ‘Wonder Woman’ Movie Starring Israeli Actress Gal Gadot

A Jewish actor who stars on the hit television series "Scandal" posted a defiant message to BDS supporters on Twitter on Sunday following a successful opening weekend...

June 2, 2017 3:23 pm

Radiohead Singer: Pressure by BDS Supporters to Cancel Israel Concert Is ‘Extremely Upsetting, Disrespectful and Offensive’

The amount of harassment Radiohead has received from BDS supporters about its upcoming concert in Israel is "extremely upsetting," the rock band's lead singer said...

May 30, 2017 3:56 pm

Jewish Illusionist Act Advances to ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Final

A duo of Jewish illusionists have advanced to the upcoming "Britain's Got Talent" final, the UK's Jewish Chronicle reported on Tuesday. On the hit show's live semi-final on Monday,...

May 26, 2017 1:03 pm

‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot Dances to ‘Hava Nagila’ With Late-Night Talk Show Host Conan O’Brien

Israeli actress Gal Gadot danced to "Hava Nagila" with Conan O'Brien during an appearance on his late-night talk show on Thursday. For a segment of "Conan,"...

May 25, 2017 4:05 pm

Jewish Reggae Singer Matisyahu on Israelis: They’re the ‘Sweetest People,’ But Don’t Mess With Them

Jewish reggae and hip-hop star Matisyahu shared his impression of Israelis in a radio interview on Tuesday, describing them as kind people who are not pushovers. "We're...

May 24, 2017 3:10 pm

Jimmy Fallon Imitates Gal Gadot’s Israeli Accent, Jokes With Her About ‘Cabbage Patch’ Dolls on ‘The Tonight Show’

Late night talk show host Jimmy Fallon poked fun at "Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot and tried imitating her Israeli accent during the actress' appearance...

May 18, 2017 3:18 pm

‘Jerusalem of Gold’ Dress Donned by Israeli Culture Minister at Cannes Film Festival Draws Arab Ire

The “Jerusalem of Gold” dress worn by Israel’s culture minister on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday has drawn ire from...

May 12, 2017 2:56 pm

Actress Goldie Hawn on Her Jewish Faith: ‘I Like My Tribe’

Actress Goldie Hawn expressed pride in being Jewish in a recent interview in which she discussed her faith, parenting and her son's near-death experience as...

May 10, 2017 4:08 pm

Israeli Visual Artist Who Created Viral Car Ad Video Explains Hidden, Personal Story Behind Clip

An Israeli visual effects artist who created a viral YouTube car advertisement told The Algemeiner on Wednesday that every element of the clip has a personal...

May 10, 2017 1:07 pm

NSYNC Band Member Lance Bass Soaks Up Sun in Tel Aviv During Israel Vacation

While on vacation in Israel with his husband, NSYNC band member Lance Bass posted on Facebook on Wednesday a picture of himself relaxing on the beach in...

May 8, 2017 4:59 pm

Living in Los Angeles, Actress Gal Gadot Says She Misses Israeli ‘Chutzpah’

Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot revealed in a newly published interview that she misses the straightforwardness and boldness prevalent among citizens of her home country...

May 5, 2017 4:58 pm

Justin Bieber’s Jewish Manager Scooter Braun Lights Up Instagram With Photos From Israel Trip

Justin Bieber's Jewish manager, Scooter Braun, took to Instagram this week to share photos from his trip to Israel with the Canadian pop star, who performed...

May 2, 2017 7:23 pm

Pop Star Katy Perry Stirs Controversy by Wearing Gown of Notoriously Antisemitic Fashion Designer at MET Gala

American pop star Katy Perry is taking heat after she wore a gown designed by notorious antisemite John Galliano to the MET Gala in New...

Opinion

Arabists Never Fade Away

I always enjoy listening to former US Ambassador to Israel Daniel Kurtzer discuss American policy in the region -- because...

Palestinian Pollution: A Dirty Little Secret

JNS.org - Last week, the Israeli authorities confiscated two tractors, a hydraulic excavator and other equipment used by Palestinians to carry...

Features

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...

Iran Missile Strike Escalates War Between Radical Shiites and Sunnis in Middle East

Iran's recent missile attack on ISIS targets in eastern Syria represents another escalation in the...

Discovery of Hidden Text Prompts New Approach to Biblical Digs in Israel

JNS.org - The recent discovery of a previously invisible inscription on the back of...

World

Nikki Haley Tells UN Security Council That States Supporting Hamas Should F...

JNS.org - US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told fellow members of the UN Security Council that states supporting...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister Accuses Palestinian Authority Leader of Dragging H...

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman accused Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday of increasing pressure on Hamas in the Gaza Strip...

Middle East

Israel and Cyprus Sign Live Donor Pact to Promote Kidney Transplants

JNS.org - Israel and Cyprus signed a live donor treaty that is expected to help hundreds of kidney transplant candidates in both countries. The National Transplant Center in Israel and its Cypriot...

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