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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...

September 9, 2016 5:19 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 incredibly funny. In fact, the New York Times called it one...

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 the best-seller list for two years and won a Pulitzer...

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 Malina, who plays the character of David Rosen on the...

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...

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...

August 25, 2016 3:10 pm
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Author of New Book on Connection Between Jews, Punk Rock Describes Bands Flinging Gefilte Fish, Bagels at Audience (INTERVIEW)

Some punk rockers integrate their Jewish identity into their music through food, the author of a...

August 25, 2016 5:23 am
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Second Jaffa Jazz Festival to Reunite International, Israeli Musicians

For the second time, Israel will host the Jaffa Jazz Festival, according to Broadwayworld.com. The festival will unite...

August 22, 2016 3:57 pm
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Writer of Popular Kids Series to Premiere Autobiographical Solo Show ‘Not That Jewish’

The writer of a popular children's television series will premiere an off-Broadway solo show called "Not...

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...

August 25, 2016 3:10 pm
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Author of New Book on Connection Between Jews, Punk Rock Describes Bands Flinging Gefilte Fish, Bagels at Audience (INTERVIEW)

Some punk rockers integrate their Jewish identity into their music through food, the author of a new book on the topic told The Algemeiner on Wednesday. Michael Croland,...

August 25, 2016 5:23 am
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Second Jaffa Jazz Festival to Reunite International, Israeli Musicians

For the second time, Israel will host the Jaffa Jazz Festival, according to Broadwayworld.com. The festival will unite 43 Israeli musicians and eight international artists for a three-day...

August 22, 2016 3:57 pm
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Writer of Popular Kids Series to Premiere Autobiographical Solo Show ‘Not That Jewish’

The writer of a popular children's television series will premiere an off-Broadway solo show called "Not That Jewish," according to The Hollywood Reporter. Written and performed by...

August 21, 2016 2:18 am
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Revealed: Actor Jonah Hill Officiated at Wedding of Fellow Jewish Star, Singer Adam Levine

Jewish actor Jonah Hill revealed on Wednesday morning that he had officiated the wedding of good friend and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine. The "War Dogs" actor, 32,...

August 19, 2016 2:01 am
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Jewish Indie Rocker Dedicates New ‘Refugee’ Track to Grandfather Who Fled Nazi Persecution

Jewish indie singer Ezra Furman released a song on Wednesday that he said was dedicated to his grandfather, who escaped Nazi persecution. Furman told the website Consequence...

August 18, 2016 5:13 am
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Uncanny Toy Replica of Israeli ‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot Auctioning on eBay for Over $1,600

An artist is auctioning on eBay a Wonder Woman doll he purchased and repainted to create an uncanny replica of Israeli actress Gal Gadot, who will play...

Opinion

The GOP Cave-In on Trump

Last week, Ted Cruz endorsed the man who claimed his father helped kill John F. Kennedy. And with that, the...

Don’t Believe the Lie of a ‘Palestinian Majority’

JNS.org - A group advocating Palestinian statehood took out a full-page ad in The New...

American Olim Weigh in on Presidential Debate

It may have been 4 a.m. in Israel, but that didn't stop American olim from live-streaming Monday's presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary...

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

Former US Middle East Negotiator: Shimon Peres Was the ‘Forrest Gump ...

The late former Israeli President Shimon Peres was a “truly consequential” figure who played an “inextricable” role in the transformation...

Middle East

Netanyahu Approves Abbas Request to Travel to Peres Funeral

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a request Thursday to attend the funeral of former President Shimon Peres on Friday alongside four other Palestinian officials. The request was sent to Maj....

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