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Miami Beach Teens Cancel Participation in Roger Waters’ Concert Due to Antisemitism Allegations Against Rock Star

A group of teenagers from Miami Beach, Florida cancelled their participation in former Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters' concert on Thursday following accusations of antisemitism...

July 14, 2017 1:53 pm

Daughter of American Actor Tyrese Gibson Asks Him for Tickets to Popular Israeli Singer’s Concert for Her Birthday

The daughter of American actor Tyrese Gibson asked her father for tickets to a concert of popular Israeli singer Eyal Golan for her 10th birthday on Tuesday. The "Fast and Furious" star shared a video on his Instagram...

Top Entertainment Industry Execs Sign Open Letter Thanking Lincoln Center for Ignoring BDS Efforts Against Israeli Play

More than 45 high-level executives in the entertainment industry signed an open letter on Monday thanking New York City's Lincoln Center for not yielding to pressure by supporters of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS)...

New Play Tells the True Story of Female World War II Hero

Do you know the story of Sophie Scholl and The White Rose? In the early 1940s, a group of German college students published pamphlets that called for the overthrow of the Nazi regime. It was the...

July 7, 2017 3:24 pm

Retired Brazilian Soccer Star Ronaldo Hails Son Playing in Maccabiah Games in Israel

Retired Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo expressed pride this week in his eldest son’s participation in...

July 6, 2017 3:12 pm

Jewish Actor Andrew Garfield Says He Watched Popular Drag Series to Prepare for Latest Theater Role

Jewish actor Andrew Garfield said he prepared for his latest theater role by watching back-to-back episodes...

July 6, 2017 10:45 am

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Signs With NBA Champion Golden State Warriors

JNS.org - Israeli basketball player Omri Casspi signed a one-year contract with the Golden State Warriors,...

July 5, 2017 5:08 pm

Russell Simmons Defends Jay-Z Against Claims of Antisemitism

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons came to Jay-Z's defense on Tuesday after the superstar rapper was accused of...

July 3, 2017 10:09 pm

Israeli-Indian Singer, Set to Perform National Anthem for PM Modi, Gave Up Blossoming Bollywood Career to Return to Jewish State

The Indian-Israeli singer expected to sing the countries' national anthems when Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

July 14, 2017 1:53 pm

Miami Beach Teens Cancel Participation in Roger Waters’ Concert Due to Antisemitism Allegations Against Rock Star

A group of teenagers from Miami Beach, Florida cancelled their participation in former Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters' concert on Thursday following accusations of antisemitism against...

July 13, 2017 11:11 am

Daughter of American Actor Tyrese Gibson Asks Him for Tickets to Popular Israeli Singer’s Concert for Her Birthday

The daughter of American actor Tyrese Gibson asked her father for tickets to a concert of popular Israeli singer Eyal Golan for her 10th birthday on...

July 11, 2017 4:25 pm

Top Entertainment Industry Execs Sign Open Letter Thanking Lincoln Center for Ignoring BDS Efforts Against Israeli Play

More than 45 high-level executives in the entertainment industry signed an open letter on Monday thanking New York City's Lincoln Center for not yielding to pressure...

July 10, 2017 12:44 pm

New Play Tells the True Story of Female World War II Hero

Do you know the story of Sophie Scholl and The White Rose? In the early 1940s, a group of German college students published pamphlets that called...

July 7, 2017 3:24 pm

Retired Brazilian Soccer Star Ronaldo Hails Son Playing in Maccabiah Games in Israel

Retired Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo expressed pride this week in his eldest son’s participation in the quadrennial Maccabiah Games, which got underway in Israel on...

July 6, 2017 3:12 pm

Jewish Actor Andrew Garfield Says He Watched Popular Drag Series to Prepare for Latest Theater Role

Jewish actor Andrew Garfield said he prepared for his latest theater role by watching back-to-back episodes of a popular reality television show about drag queens, E!...

July 6, 2017 10:45 am

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Signs With NBA Champion Golden State Warriors

JNS.org - Israeli basketball player Omri Casspi signed a one-year contract with the Golden State Warriors, the 2017 National Basketball Association (NBA) champions. Casspi inked the $2.1...

July 5, 2017 5:08 pm

Russell Simmons Defends Jay-Z Against Claims of Antisemitism

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons came to Jay-Z's defense on Tuesday after the superstar rapper was accused of using an antisemitic stereotype about Jews in a song on...

July 3, 2017 10:09 pm

Israeli-Indian Singer, Set to Perform National Anthem for PM Modi, Gave Up Blossoming Bollywood Career to Return to Jewish State

The Indian-Israeli singer expected to sing the countries' national anthems when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the Jewish state this week reportedly gave up a...

June 30, 2017 4:32 pm

Video of Israeli Toddler’s Amazing Soccer Skills Goes Viral

A video of a 3-year-old Israeli boy displaying impressive soccer skills has gone viral online. Toddler Matan Shaulov's Instagram page, which more than 60,000 people follow, features...

June 29, 2017 5:02 pm

Israeli ‘Wonder Woman’ Star Gal Gadot Is Among Newest Members of Academy of Motion Pictures

Israeli actress and "Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot is one of the newest members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The academy announced on...

June 29, 2017 11:50 am

Airing of Comedic Roast Recently-Retired Red Sox Star Nixed Due to Racist and Antisemitic Jokes

A comedic roast of recently-retired Red Sox baseball star David Ortiz was not aired as scheduled last weekend due to racist and antisemitic jokes made during the taping,...

June 27, 2017 1:23 pm

During Israeli Visit, US Pop Star Mariah Carey Shuts Down Question About Ex-Fiancee Linked to Netanyahu Corruption Probe

During an interview with Israel's Channel 2 on Monday, American pop star Mariah Carey fended off inquiries about her former fiancee James Packer, who is linked to...

June 27, 2017 11:14 am

Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Ranked Most Popular Celebrity on Social Media

JNS.org - Israeli actress and “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot was ranked first on the latest edition of The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Actors list. The multi-platform entertainment news...

Opinion

Let’s Talk About Sex: The Aftermath of Charlottesville

JNS.org - The scene is Paris in the late 19th century. At a glittering ball, a handful of eligible gentilhommes eagerly circled the...

Goodbye and Good Riddance to Rasmea Odeh

Palestinian terrorist Rasmea Odeh is about to be deported to Jordan, after US District Judge Gershwin A. Drain formalized terms of Odeh's plea agreement on Thursday...

Is Trump Right? Should Statues of General Lee Stay?

As a non-American living in the United States, I found this week’s political hurricane quite mystifying. Despite being familiar with...

Features

Despite Zionist Presence, Israel Bashing Upstages Women’s Rights at SlutWalk Chicago

Last weekend, approximately 150 progressive activists attended the annual SlutWalk Chicago....

Israel Hopes for High Profits as Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Exports

JNS.org - Israeli companies and the Israeli government itself stand to earn large profits from...

Future Soldiers Leave ‘Comfort’ of North America to Defend Israel

JNS.org - Dozens of future IDF soldiers from North America immigrated to Israel this...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: No Room for Equivalency When It Comes to Condem...

When it comes to condemning neo-Nazis, the KKK and other far-right groups, there is “no room for equivalency,” the editor-in-chief...

Israel

Manchester United Next? Israeli Soccer Champions Hapoel Beer Sheva Edge Clo...

Israeli soccer champions Hapoel Beer Sheva moved one step closer to the prestigious UEFA Champions League this week -- holding...

Middle East

After Syria Strains, Hamas Is Once Again Eager for Iran’s Embrace, Sa...

A chastened Hamas is eagerly seeking to restore its frayed relations with the Iranian regime, now that the regional balance...

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