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Fates of Disgraced Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein’s Planned Projects, Including Film About Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, Remain Unclear Amid Scandal

Harvey Weinstein's slew of planned upcoming films may be affected by the sexual ­harassment-and-assault scandal surrounding the disgraced producer and movie mogul, the New York...

October 17, 2017 11:42 am

‘Harry Potter’ Star Daniel Radcliffe Speaks With Israeli Accent in New Film ‘Jungle’

For his latest film, "Jungle," British actor Daniel Radcliffe -- of "Harry Potter" fame -- had to learn how to speak with an Israeli accent. In the movie, the 28-year-old Radcliffe -- whose mother is Jewish --...

Actor Josh Gad Talks Judaism in Films and His ‘Marshall’ Character’s Strong Faith

Jewish actor Josh Gad talked in a recent interview about the portrayal of Judaism in films, the connection between racism and antisemitism, and how the Jewish faith was central to the character he plays in his...

CNN List of World’s Best Bars Includes Tel Aviv Hotspot Showcasing ‘Lost Art of the Cocktail’

A Tel Aviv hotspot made it onto a CNN list of the world's 50 best bars in 2017. Coming in at number 50 was the Imperial Craft Cocktail Bar, located inside the Imperial Hotel on HaYarkon Street in...

October 8, 2017 10:11 am

In ‘Saturday Night Live’ Opening Monologue, Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Speaks to Friends and Family Back Home — in Hebrew

Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot hosted “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, and, during her...

October 4, 2017 10:23 am

Gal Gadot Is Excited to Go ‘Live’

Israeli actress Gal Gadot took America by storm when she dazzled audiences as Wonder Woman this summer. But...

October 3, 2017 11:56 am

Online Judaica Shop Promotes What It Calls ‘Most Expensive Yarmulke Ever Created’

An online Judaica store published a video on Monday promoting a new item -- a...

October 2, 2017 3:11 pm

New Novel Tells Story of Secret Female Mossad Agent

The new novel Married to the Mossad tells the story of Sally, an Israeli living in London,...

October 2, 2017 11:23 am

Bernie Sanders Visibly Moved After Learning Relative Died Fighting Nazis in World War II

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders recently choked up after he learned that one of his relatives died while...

October 17, 2017 11:42 am

Fates of Disgraced Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein’s Planned Projects, Including Film About Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, Remain Unclear Amid Scandal

Harvey Weinstein's slew of planned upcoming films may be affected by the sexual ­harassment-and-assault scandal surrounding the disgraced producer and movie mogul, the New York Post's...

October 11, 2017 3:57 pm

‘Harry Potter’ Star Daniel Radcliffe Speaks With Israeli Accent in New Film ‘Jungle’

For his latest film, "Jungle," British actor Daniel Radcliffe -- of "Harry Potter" fame -- had to learn how to speak with an Israeli accent. In the...

October 10, 2017 2:45 pm

Actor Josh Gad Talks Judaism in Films and His ‘Marshall’ Character’s Strong Faith

Jewish actor Josh Gad talked in a recent interview about the portrayal of Judaism in films, the connection between racism and antisemitism, and how the...

October 9, 2017 3:27 pm

CNN List of World’s Best Bars Includes Tel Aviv Hotspot Showcasing ‘Lost Art of the Cocktail’

A Tel Aviv hotspot made it onto a CNN list of the world's 50 best bars in 2017. Coming in at number 50 was the Imperial Craft Cocktail...

October 8, 2017 10:11 am

In ‘Saturday Night Live’ Opening Monologue, Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Speaks to Friends and Family Back Home — in Hebrew

Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot hosted “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, and, during her opening monologue, the 32-year-old “Wonder Woman” star spoke to friends...

October 4, 2017 10:23 am

Gal Gadot Is Excited to Go ‘Live’

Israeli actress Gal Gadot took America by storm when she dazzled audiences as Wonder Woman this summer. But will she be able to take the small screen by...

October 3, 2017 11:56 am

Online Judaica Shop Promotes What It Calls ‘Most Expensive Yarmulke Ever Created’

An online Judaica store published a video on Monday promoting a new item -- a $36,000 kippah it called "the most expensive yarmulke ever created." The...

October 2, 2017 3:11 pm

New Novel Tells Story of Secret Female Mossad Agent

The new novel Married to the Mossad tells the story of Sally, an Israeli living in London, who sees her life change dramatically when she learns that...

October 2, 2017 11:23 am

Bernie Sanders Visibly Moved After Learning Relative Died Fighting Nazis in World War II

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders recently choked up after he learned that one of his relatives died while fighting the Nazis during World War II. The Jewish former Democratic...

September 28, 2017 2:16 pm

Israeli NBA Player Omri Casspi Talks About Resurgence of Antisemitism in US

Israeli basketball player Omri Casspi talked about the resurgence of antisemitism in the US and his new career with the NBA's Golden State Warriors in an...

September 27, 2017 11:44 am

Israeli Mentalist Gives Rosh Hashanah Gift to Late Night Show Host as Part of Mind Game Routine

Israeli mentalist Lior Suchard gave James Corden, host of "The Late, Late Show" on CBS, a Rosh Hashanah present on Monday in the midst of a...

September 26, 2017 11:57 am

Actress Mayim Bialik Tells ‘Late Late Show’ Host James Corden About Her Rosh Hashanah ‘Thanksgiving-Themed’ Meal

Jewish actress and "Big Bang Theory" star Mayim Bialik discussed her "Thanksgiving-themed" Rosh Hashanah meal during her appearance last week on James Corden's "Late, Late...

September 20, 2017 1:57 pm

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing the World, she seems to...

September 19, 2017 5:40 pm

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video of him trying to swoon an Israeli woman during a recent visit...

Opinion

New York Times Finally Shows Some Improvement in Anti-Israel Bias

The New York Times is gradually improving. That’s the happiest face to put on the slight improvement in how the newspaper’s...

Alan Dershowitz: Violence Should Not Determine Policy

This article was originally published by Gatestone Institute.  Many who are opposed to President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's...

A Down Payment for Peace

It’s starting to sound like a plan. Since the beginning of the Oslo “peace process,” it has been assumed that Israel...

Features

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Bringing US Policy ‘Back to Reality’

JNS.org - President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on...

Israel’s Iron Dome System Goes Naval

JNS.org - The Israeli Navy has a new tool at its disposal to defend the country’s offshore gas rigs in the...

World

Swedish PM Condemns Attempted Arson Attack at Synagogue as Three Arrested

Three people were arrested early on Sunday after an attempted arson attack at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, prosecutors said. There were no reports of injuries and the...

Israel

Israel Destroys ‘Significant’ Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From G...

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being...

Middle East

Iraq Holds Military Parade Celebrating Final Victory Over Islamic State

An Iraqi military parade celebrating final victory over Islamic State is underway in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, an Iraqi military spokesman told Reuters on Sunday. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared...

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