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Long Island Judaica Auction House Owner Displays 175-Year-Old Ukrainian Menorah Worth $200,000

Hanukkah menorahs are not generally thought of as luxury items, but at a Judaica auction house in Long Island there is one valued at...

December 30, 2016 3:58 pm

Obama Is ‘Out of Touch’ and Kerry is ‘Trippin,’ Popular US Video Bloggers ‘Diamond and Silk’ Say in Loquacious Defense of Israel

Two popular American video bloggers unleashed a verbal fusillade on Thursday at President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry over their recent treatment of Israel. The duo -- sisters Lynnette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, who go...

Twittersphere Lights Up With Posthumous Hanukkah Photo of Late, Great Joan Rivers

The Twittersphere was surprised to see a photo posted on the page of the late comedienne Joan Rivers -- host of the E! network's popular show "Fashion Police" -- lighting a menorah with her family and...

British Singer With Jewish Roots George Michael Dies at 53

British singer George Michael, who became one of the pop idols of the 1980s with Wham! and then forged a career as a successful solo artist with sometimes sexually provocative lyrics, died at his home...

December 26, 2016 7:37 am

A New Documentary Shows the Extent and Nature of Anti-Zionist ‘Hate Spaces’ on Campus

JNS.org - Americans for Peace and Tolerance’s (APT) new documentary, Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance...

December 25, 2016 8:04 am

Award-Winning Chef Who Learned Challah-Baking From Her Late Daughter Teaches Shoppers at Bloomingdale’s Art, Soul of Traditional Jewish Bread

An award-winning chef who led a challah-baking demonstration at the upscale New York City department store Bloomingdale's on Thursday...

December 23, 2016 2:51 am

Eight Quotes to Brighten Your Hanukkah

Winter is upon us, and the New York winds bring a bone-rattling chill. In the...

December 23, 2016 2:48 am

‘My Fat Dad’ and Memories of Eating on Hanukkah

JNS.org - In her memoir, “My Fat Dad,” New York Times wellness blogger and nutritionist...

December 23, 2016 2:46 am

At the Jewish Museum, Hanukkah Menorahs Are More Than Ceremonial

JNS.org - New York’s Jewish Museum is shining a bright light on the many forms and...

December 30, 2016 3:58 pm

Long Island Judaica Auction House Owner Displays 175-Year-Old Ukrainian Menorah Worth $200,000

Hanukkah menorahs are not generally thought of as luxury items, but at a Judaica auction house in Long Island there is one valued at $200,000,...

December 30, 2016 3:02 pm

Obama Is ‘Out of Touch’ and Kerry is ‘Trippin,’ Popular US Video Bloggers ‘Diamond and Silk’ Say in Loquacious Defense of Israel

Two popular American video bloggers unleashed a verbal fusillade on Thursday at President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry over their recent treatment...

December 27, 2016 8:18 am

Twittersphere Lights Up With Posthumous Hanukkah Photo of Late, Great Joan Rivers

The Twittersphere was surprised to see a photo posted on the page of the late comedienne Joan Rivers -- host of the E! network's popular...

December 26, 2016 11:11 am

British Singer With Jewish Roots George Michael Dies at 53

British singer George Michael, who became one of the pop idols of the 1980s with Wham! and then forged a career as a successful solo...

December 26, 2016 7:37 am

A New Documentary Shows the Extent and Nature of Anti-Zionist ‘Hate Spaces’ on Campus

JNS.org - Americans for Peace and Tolerance’s (APT) new documentary, Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus, explores the roots of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions...

December 25, 2016 8:04 am

Award-Winning Chef Who Learned Challah-Baking From Her Late Daughter Teaches Shoppers at Bloomingdale’s Art, Soul of Traditional Jewish Bread

An award-winning chef who led a challah-baking demonstration at the upscale New York City department store Bloomingdale's on Thursday evening, told The Algemeiner that the technique for creating the traditional braided...

December 23, 2016 2:51 am

Eight Quotes to Brighten Your Hanukkah

Winter is upon us, and the New York winds bring a bone-rattling chill. In the midst of shorter days and longer nights, we stay inside...

December 23, 2016 2:48 am

‘My Fat Dad’ and Memories of Eating on Hanukkah

JNS.org - In her memoir, “My Fat Dad,” New York Times wellness blogger and nutritionist Dawn Lerman shares her food journey and the story of...

December 23, 2016 2:46 am

At the Jewish Museum, Hanukkah Menorahs Are More Than Ceremonial

JNS.org - New York’s Jewish Museum is shining a bright light on the many forms and enduring ritual uses of Hanukkah menorahs in a new exhibit that...

December 22, 2016 3:05 pm

Matisyahu Protégé Bursts Onto Music Scene With Hanukkah Gigs in New York City

An up-and-coming Jewish musician discovered by reggae star Matisyahu told The Algemeiner that he's looking forward to performing songs from his debut album in New York City this week...

December 21, 2016 7:36 am

Berlin Woman Who Has Spent 30 Years Spray-Painting Hearts Over Nazi Graffiti Said She Has No Intention of Stopping, Despite Police Warnings

A Berlin woman has spent the last three decades spray-painting over neo-Nazi and other forms of racist graffiti with images of hearts, CNN reported on Saturday. Irmela Schramm...

December 20, 2016 12:46 pm

After Scoring Game-Winning Goal in German League Match, Israeli Player Reveals Shirt Declaring Faith in God

An Israeli soccer player put his Jewish faith proudly on display after scoring a crucial goal during a German Bundesliga match on Sunday. FC Ingolstadt midfielder...

December 19, 2016 8:21 am

Variety Show Host Jimmy Kimmel Welcomes Back ‘Hanukkah Unicorn’ for Annual Holiday Skit, Dreidel Song

"Jimmy Kimmel Live" devoted a few minutes of Thursday night's program to an annual Hanukkah guest -- Gary, one of the ABC show's writers, who appears...

December 18, 2016 5:43 am

Taglit-Birthright Israel Launches ‘Innovation Center’ in Tel Aviv

JNS.org --  An educational tourism organization that offers young adults free trips to Israel has opened an "innovation center" in Tel Aviv, in collaboration with the city's stock...

Opinion

Netanyahu Made Mistakes, But It’s Time to Move on

Enough is enough. Since the beginning of his public life, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been subject to the most...

The UN’s Long, Shameful History on Israel

The Israeli English-language newspaper The Jerusalem Post was originally called The Palestine Post. It adopted its current name in 1950, two years after...

Why Israelis Went Ape Over the Story of a Missing Monkey

On Monday, every Israeli news outlet devoted space to the frantic search for Connor, a 17-year-old male capuchin monkey who...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

‘This Man Is a Spite Machine’; Obama Blasted on Social Media fo...

Outgoing President Barack Obama’s choice on Tuesday of top aide Ben Rhodes to serve on the US Holocaust Memorial Council...

Israel

In Parting Words to Outgoing US Ambassador, Israeli President Calls Disagre...

JNS.org -- In his farewell to the departing American ambassador, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said the Jewish state and the US have...

Middle East

Iranian President Calls Trump’s Vow to Rip Up Nuclear Deal ‘Empty Talk...

JNS.org -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that US President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to dismantle the nuclear deal between Iran and world...

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