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Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne, intends to launch the design and development of a four-passenger, vertical...

April 19, 2017 4:02 pm

Don Rickles’ Rabbi on Late Insult Comic: ‘From the President to Frank Sinatra, He Made Us All Feel Like Equals’

Famed insult comic Don Rickles "did not discriminate" and made everyone feel like an equal target of his jokes, his former rabbi said in an obituary for the Jewish comedian published by TIME magazine on Friday. Rabbi...

American Jewish Actress Mayim Bialik Hails Passover as ‘Healthiest 8 Days of the Year’

American Jewish actress Mayim Bialik said on Sunday that the Passover holiday is "often the healthiest eight days" of the year for her and her family. Bialik, a star in the CBS comedy series “The Big...

Plus-Size Model Ashley Graham Expresses Enthusiasm for ‘Special Trip’ to Israel Upon Return From Forbes’ ‘Under 30 EMEA Summit’

Plus-size American model Ashley Graham, who returned to the US on Thursday after spending a few days in Israel, gave a shout out on social media to "everyone who made my trip so special." Graham was...

April 6, 2017 10:03 am

2.4 Million People From Around the World Participate in JNF’s Jerusalem-Themed Photo Challenge

JNS.org - The Jewish National Fund (JNF) announced the winners of its JerusaLens Jerusalem photo contest,...

April 6, 2017 7:22 am

US Navy Officer to Lead Passover Seder for Thousands of Crew Members Aboard Military’s Oldest Aircraft Carrier

A Jewish officer in the United States Navy is organizing a Passover seder on an aircraft carrier...

April 4, 2017 12:53 pm

$55 Million Project Revives Dead Sea Beaches

JNS.org - Israeli Minister of Tourism Yariv Levin dedicated a new three-mile promenade along the Dead Sea...

April 4, 2017 12:12 pm

‘The Essential Quality of Jewish Food Is Allegiance to Dietary Laws,’ Says Award-Winning Chef Joan Nathan With the Release of Her Latest Cookbook

Award-winning chef and best-selling author Joan Nathan gave her take on the definition of "Jewish food"...

April 4, 2017 8:04 am

Ahead of Passover, Artistic Siblings Collaborate on Depiction of 10 Plagues of Egypt in Face Paint

A New York Jewish photographer told The Algemeiner on Monday about a collaborative project with...

April 19, 2017 4:02 pm

Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne, intends to launch the design and development of a four-passenger, vertical takeoff...

April 10, 2017 4:53 pm

Don Rickles’ Rabbi on Late Insult Comic: ‘From the President to Frank Sinatra, He Made Us All Feel Like Equals’

Famed insult comic Don Rickles "did not discriminate" and made everyone feel like an equal target of his jokes, his former rabbi said in an...

April 10, 2017 4:39 pm

American Jewish Actress Mayim Bialik Hails Passover as ‘Healthiest 8 Days of the Year’

American Jewish actress Mayim Bialik said on Sunday that the Passover holiday is "often the healthiest eight days" of the year for her and her...

April 7, 2017 7:29 am

Plus-Size Model Ashley Graham Expresses Enthusiasm for ‘Special Trip’ to Israel Upon Return From Forbes’ ‘Under 30 EMEA Summit’

Plus-size American model Ashley Graham, who returned to the US on Thursday after spending a few days in Israel, gave a shout out on social...

April 6, 2017 10:03 am

2.4 Million People From Around the World Participate in JNF’s Jerusalem-Themed Photo Challenge

JNS.org - The Jewish National Fund (JNF) announced the winners of its JerusaLens Jerusalem photo contest, held in honor of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the...

April 6, 2017 7:22 am

US Navy Officer to Lead Passover Seder for Thousands of Crew Members Aboard Military’s Oldest Aircraft Carrier

A Jewish officer in the United States Navy is organizing a Passover seder on an aircraft carrier that has more than 5,000 crew members, Chabad.org reported on Tuesday. Lt....

April 4, 2017 12:53 pm

$55 Million Project Revives Dead Sea Beaches

JNS.org - Israeli Minister of Tourism Yariv Levin dedicated a new three-mile promenade along the Dead Sea beachfront at Ein Bokek Monday, as part of a $55...

April 4, 2017 12:12 pm

‘The Essential Quality of Jewish Food Is Allegiance to Dietary Laws,’ Says Award-Winning Chef Joan Nathan With the Release of Her Latest Cookbook

Award-winning chef and best-selling author Joan Nathan gave her take on the definition of "Jewish food" on Tuesday, with the publication of her latest cookbook. In an...

April 4, 2017 8:04 am

Ahead of Passover, Artistic Siblings Collaborate on Depiction of 10 Plagues of Egypt in Face Paint

A New York Jewish photographer told The Algemeiner on Monday about a collaborative project with his sister, a professional face painter, to create Passover art...

April 3, 2017 11:21 pm

John Ford Coley Set to Rock Israel’s Golan Heights in April

JNS.org - Grammy-nominated rock artist John Ford Coley is scheduled to headline a special concert dubbed “The Texan ‘Eclectic’ Rock Show” in Israel’s scenic Golan Heights...

April 2, 2017 12:56 pm

Report: Banksy, World’s Most Mysterious Graffiti Artist, Spotted in Israeli Shopping Mall

A woman passing by a soon-to-open exhibit at an Israeli shopping mall -- featuring the “Art of Banksy” -- claims to have caught the elusive...

April 2, 2017 7:50 am

Israeli Olympic Medalists Yarden Gerbi, Ori Sasson Highlight Connection Between Judo and Patriotism: On the Mat, ‘We Are Fighting for Our Country’

Star Israeli judokas, both of whom won bronze medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics, told a gathering of American Jews in the Big Apple last...

April 2, 2017 6:37 am

Archaeologists Discover ‘Gigantic’ Dolmen in Israel’s Upper Galilee

JNS.org - Archaeologists are stunned by the uncovering of what they described as a “gigantic” dolmen in Israel’s Upper Galilee region, saying the stone’s discovery contradicts...

March 31, 2017 5:21 pm

Anger Among Palestinians Over Tel Aviv Show Prompts British Comedian to Nix Plans to Run in Bethlehem Marathon

A British comedian nixed plans to run in Friday’s Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem after being pressured to do so by race organizers angered by his...

Opinion

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s Political Correctness

While the election of President Donald Trump represented a setback to political correctness, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's interview on...

Campus Unrest and a Culture of Pride

We conclude our four-part series by noting that there are several ways to approach today’s problems of campus unrest. The first...

Noura Erakat: Bashing Israel at UC-Berkeley

While Brooklyn-based “feminist” and Palestinian apologist Linda Sarsour is the progressive Left flavor's of the month, George Mason University international law professor Noura...

Features

Banned Islamist Movement Plotted New Attacks on Israelis

The recent arrests of several Islamic Movement members for plotting terror attacks against Israeli soldiers show that the group continues...

Amid Airtight Security, Trump Visit Brings Hope to the Middle East

JNS.org - In Jerusalem on Sunday night, as the city prepared to mark...

Some American Backers of Hebrew University Troubled by ‘Hatikvah’ Cancellation

JNS.org - Some prominent American supporters of Hebrew University of Jerusalem are criticizing the...

World

Nineteen Murdered, More than 50 Injured, as Terror Bomb Rips Through Pop Co...

Nineteen people were killed and more than 50 injured after a terrorist bomb ripped through a pop concert in the English city...

Israel

Netanyahu Lauds Trump for ‘Reassertion of American Leadership in the ...

After their meeting in Jerusalem on Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked US President Donald Trump for his “reassertion...

Middle East

ISIS Test Chemical Weapons on ‘Human Guinea Pigs,’ Secret Docum...

ISIS are conducting chemical weapons experiments on "human guinea pigs" before launching attacks on Western targets, according to secret documents. The...

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