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AmEx Offering Pre-Sale Tickets for Musician Roger Waters’ Tour, Despite Reportedly Rejecting Involvement With Anti-Israel Performer

American Express is still sponsoring pre-sale tickets to British rockstar Roger Waters' upcoming tour, despite reports that the credit card company declined involvement, due to the...

November 13, 2016 7:37 am

Leading Israeli Businesswomen Honored at New York Stock Exchange

JNS.org - Four Israeli businesswomen were honored Thursday at the 10th annual Israel Day at the New York Stock Exchange. The America-Israel Friendship League recognized Tzameret Fuerst, entrepreneur and co-founder of Circ MedTech, the developer of PrePex, a...

British Singer Alex Clare Describes ‘Awkward Moments’ Telling Female Fans His Orthodoxy Prevents Physical Contact

An Orthodox British musician said Thursday that meeting female fans can be "really awkward," as his religious observance prevents him from shaking their hands or having his arm around them for photos. Alex Clare, who now lives...

Netanyahu on Aliyah Day: We Have Immigrants Here From Every Continent

JNS.org - Israel celebrated its first Aliyah Day with a ceremony at the International Convention Center in Jerusalem Tuesday. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Immigrant Absorption Minister Sofa Landver, and Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky attended the ceremony. In...

November 9, 2016 10:38 am

Warren Buffett Raises $60 Million for Israel Bonds, Says Jewish State Will ‘Be Around Forever’

JNS.org - American billionaire Warren Buffett organized an event Sunday that raised $60 million in investments...

November 9, 2016 9:57 am

Former British Soccer Exec on Trial for Violent Response to ‘Dirty Jew’ Epithet Pleads Innocent

A former British soccer executive accused of breaking the nose of a man who called...

November 8, 2016 1:57 pm

German Automotive Giant to Open R&D Center in Israel

JNS.org - A German multinational automotive corporation announced plans on Monday to set up a new...

November 8, 2016 1:25 am

Florida Boy ‘Runs for President’ at ‘Bar Mitzvah of the Millennium’

A Florida boy's mock run for president was the theme of his bar mitzvah party last month. Andrew Weisz was...

November 7, 2016 2:39 pm

Miami Marlins Right-Fielder Giancarlo Stanton ‘Floats Like a Butterfly’ in Dead Sea During Birthday Trip to Israel

A Major League Baseball player visiting Israel for his birthday was caught on camera with...

November 13, 2016 7:37 am

AmEx Offering Pre-Sale Tickets for Musician Roger Waters’ Tour, Despite Reportedly Rejecting Involvement With Anti-Israel Performer

American Express is still sponsoring pre-sale tickets to British rockstar Roger Waters' upcoming tour, despite reports that the credit card company declined involvement, due to the musician's...

November 13, 2016 7:12 am

Leading Israeli Businesswomen Honored at New York Stock Exchange

JNS.org - Four Israeli businesswomen were honored Thursday at the 10th annual Israel Day at the New York Stock Exchange. The America-Israel Friendship League recognized Tzameret Fuerst,...

November 11, 2016 1:33 am

British Singer Alex Clare Describes ‘Awkward Moments’ Telling Female Fans His Orthodoxy Prevents Physical Contact

An Orthodox British musician said Thursday that meeting female fans can be "really awkward," as his religious observance prevents him from shaking their hands or...

November 10, 2016 1:30 am

Netanyahu on Aliyah Day: We Have Immigrants Here From Every Continent

JNS.org - Israel celebrated its first Aliyah Day with a ceremony at the International Convention Center in Jerusalem Tuesday. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Immigrant Absorption Minister Sofa...

November 9, 2016 10:38 am

Warren Buffett Raises $60 Million for Israel Bonds, Says Jewish State Will ‘Be Around Forever’

JNS.org - American billionaire Warren Buffett organized an event Sunday that raised $60 million in investments in Israel bonds. In Omaha, Nebraska, which is home to the...

November 9, 2016 9:57 am

Former British Soccer Exec on Trial for Violent Response to ‘Dirty Jew’ Epithet Pleads Innocent

A former British soccer executive accused of breaking the nose of a man who called him a "dirty Jew" professed innocence to the charge of assault, The...

November 8, 2016 1:57 pm

German Automotive Giant to Open R&D Center in Israel

JNS.org - A German multinational automotive corporation announced plans on Monday to set up a new research and development center in Israel. Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz's parent company, will...

November 8, 2016 1:25 am

Florida Boy ‘Runs for President’ at ‘Bar Mitzvah of the Millennium’

A Florida boy's mock run for president was the theme of his bar mitzvah party last month. Andrew Weisz was the star "candidate" at the Oct. 15 event, which took place at...

November 7, 2016 2:39 pm

Miami Marlins Right-Fielder Giancarlo Stanton ‘Floats Like a Butterfly’ in Dead Sea During Birthday Trip to Israel

A Major League Baseball player visiting Israel for his birthday was caught on camera with mud on his face at the Dead Sea, reading the...

November 6, 2016 9:33 am

Record $38 Million Raised at Friends of IDF LA Celebrity Gala

JNS.org --  The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) raised a record $38 million at a celebrity gala Thursday in Los Angeles. The event, held at...

November 6, 2016 9:30 am

Technion Students Win Gold Medal at International Biology Competition

JNS.org -- A team of students from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology recently won the gold medal at an international biology competition, the university's spokesperson announced Friday. This was the...

November 3, 2016 3:08 pm

‘Go Tribe!’ Says Orthodox Jewish, Tzitzit-Sporting Fan Who Threw Ceremonial First Pitch at World Series Game

An Orthodox Jewish travel-industry expert, with his Tzitzit hanging below his baseball jersey, threw the ceremonial first pitch at the World Series final on Wednesday...

November 3, 2016 9:53 am

Pop Idol Justin Bieber to Perform in Israel in May

The cameras, paparazzi, and red carpet are all being prepared for Justin Bieber's arrival in Israel with the internationally renowned pop idol expected to perform...

November 2, 2016 3:48 pm

Fans Urged to Rally Behind The Chemical Brothers After BDS Supporter Roger Waters Calls on British Electro Duo to Cancel Israel Show

An entertainment industry advocacy organization called on fans to rally behind famed British electro duo The Chemical Brothers as they face pressure by anti-Israel activists,...

Opinion

Facts vs. Hysteria: The Truth About Campus Antisemitism

Earlier this year, the AMCHA Initiative produced a study about campus antisemitism that provoked hysterical headlines and articles about skyrocketing antisemitism at...

Board Member of Virginia Islamic Center Pens Muslim Brotherhood Tribute

A politically connected, longtime board member at the Falls Church, Virginia-based Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center effusively...

Will Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Pay Salaries to the Arsonists?

While Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Mahmoud Abbas was accepting praise for sending Palestinian...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Bernard-Henri Lévy Says Election of Donald Trump a ‘Major Event for ...

Editor's note: Bernard-Henri Lévy — French philosopher, filmmaker, and activist; defender of Israel and of Jewish values — returns to...

Israel

Netanyahu: Government ‘Working Overtime’ to Find ‘Respons...

The government is “working overtime” to come up with a “responsible solution” to the Amona issue that will both protect...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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