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Famous Lebanese Fashion Designer Removes Photo of Israeli Actress Gal Gadot From Instagram After Backlash

Renowned Lebanese fashion label Elie Saab removed a photo of Israeli actress Gal Gadot from its official Instagram page on Wednesday following intense backlash...

January 10, 2018 4:52 pm

Howard Stern Bashes Lorde for Cancelling Israel Concert, Asks, ‘Why Is Israel the Bad Guy in the World?’

Famed shock jock Howard Stern went on a profanity-ridden tirade on his Sirius XM satellite radio show last week against international singer Lorde for cancelling her scheduled concert in Israel. Stern said he was furious and confused...

‘It’s the Peace Treaty That Helped and Is Still Holding,’ Says Lebanese Director Making Film on Israel-Egypt Camp David Accords

A Lebanese director is filming a project about the Camp David Accords, the 1978 agreements between Israel and Egypt that led to the signing of a peace treaty between the two countries the following year. “I’ve always been fascinated by what happened...

Ringo Starr to Perform in Israel as Part of European Tour

JNS.org - Former Beatles legend Ringo Starr has announced that he will perform in Israel this June as part of his 2018 European tour. The former Beatles drummer’s band, Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, includes fellow...

January 3, 2018 4:32 pm

Israelis Send Messages of Support to Iranians in Hebrew and Farsi Via Social Media

Dozens of Israelis and Iranians living in Israel expressed support for the people of Iran...

December 28, 2017 3:03 pm

Employee at Jewish Non-Profit Resale Shop Finds $17,050 in Old Coat Pocket, Store Returns Cash to Elderly Widow

An employee at a Jewish organization's resale shop in Dallas, Texas discovered in the pocket...

December 27, 2017 2:51 pm

Pro-Israel Activists Call Out Lorde for Keeping Russian Tour Dates While Boycotting Jewish State

Israel supporters are slamming New Zealand-born singer Lorde for keeping her scheduled concerts in Russia but cancelling a upcoming...

December 26, 2017 5:42 pm

Megyn Kelly Hosts ‘Hasidic Superwoman of Night Court’ to Talk About Judaism, Faith in God

Megyn Kelly hosted on her talk show last week a Hasidic female judge as part...

December 25, 2017 12:23 pm

Jewish Groups, Music Industry Execs Criticize Lorde’s ‘Deeply Disappointing’ Cancellation of Upcoming Israel Concert Due to BDS Pressure

A number of Jewish groups and entertainment industry executives have expressed criticism of New Zealand singer...

January 10, 2018 4:52 pm

Famous Lebanese Fashion Designer Removes Photo of Israeli Actress Gal Gadot From Instagram After Backlash

Renowned Lebanese fashion label Elie Saab removed a photo of Israeli actress Gal Gadot from its official Instagram page on Wednesday following intense backlash from...

January 8, 2018 1:51 pm

Howard Stern Bashes Lorde for Cancelling Israel Concert, Asks, ‘Why Is Israel the Bad Guy in the World?’

Famed shock jock Howard Stern went on a profanity-ridden tirade on his Sirius XM satellite radio show last week against international singer Lorde for cancelling her...

January 4, 2018 4:11 pm

‘It’s the Peace Treaty That Helped and Is Still Holding,’ Says Lebanese Director Making Film on Israel-Egypt Camp David Accords

A Lebanese director is filming a project about the Camp David Accords, the 1978 agreements between Israel and Egypt that led to the signing of a peace treaty between the two...

January 4, 2018 10:32 am

Ringo Starr to Perform in Israel as Part of European Tour

JNS.org - Former Beatles legend Ringo Starr has announced that he will perform in Israel this June as part of his 2018 European tour. The former Beatles...

January 3, 2018 4:32 pm

Israelis Send Messages of Support to Iranians in Hebrew and Farsi Via Social Media

Dozens of Israelis and Iranians living in Israel expressed support for the people of Iran in video messages uploaded online on Wednesday by the pro-Israel education...

December 28, 2017 3:03 pm

Employee at Jewish Non-Profit Resale Shop Finds $17,050 in Old Coat Pocket, Store Returns Cash to Elderly Widow

An employee at a Jewish organization's resale shop in Dallas, Texas discovered in the pocket of an old coat $17,050 that was then returned to...

December 27, 2017 2:51 pm

Pro-Israel Activists Call Out Lorde for Keeping Russian Tour Dates While Boycotting Jewish State

Israel supporters are slamming New Zealand-born singer Lorde for keeping her scheduled concerts in Russia but cancelling a upcoming June show in Tel Aviv after she faced pressure from...

December 26, 2017 5:42 pm

Megyn Kelly Hosts ‘Hasidic Superwoman of Night Court’ to Talk About Judaism, Faith in God

Megyn Kelly hosted on her talk show last week a Hasidic female judge as part of her week-long "She's Got Faith" series. Ruchie Freier -- thought to...

December 25, 2017 12:23 pm

Jewish Groups, Music Industry Execs Criticize Lorde’s ‘Deeply Disappointing’ Cancellation of Upcoming Israel Concert Due to BDS Pressure

A number of Jewish groups and entertainment industry executives have expressed criticism of New Zealand singer Lorde after she cancelled an upcoming concert in Israel due to pressure she...

December 22, 2017 2:54 pm

Popular American Rock Band Shares ‘Passionate’ Video of 600 Israelis Covering Its Song

The American rock band Imagine Dragons shared on Facebook on Monday a video of 600 Israelis, including 50 with special needs, who gathered to cover one of its...

December 21, 2017 3:46 pm

Amy Schumer Discovers Shared Hebrew Name With Jewish Ancestor; Maya Rudolph Learns About Lithuanian Jewish Roots

Actress-comedians Amy Schumer and Maya Rudolph made some discoveries about their Jewish ancestors on Tuesday night's episode of the PBS series "Finding Your Roots." Schumer had tears in...

December 19, 2017 5:23 pm

Three Wedding Dress Sketches Sent to Meghan Markle by Israeli Designer Revealed

Three Inbal Dror wedding dress sketches sent to Meghan Markle for her to consider to wear at her upcoming nuptials with British Prince Harry were...

December 19, 2017 3:35 pm

Jackie Mason Mocks Al Franken, Matt Lauer and Others in New Stand-Up Routine

Comedian Jackie Mason told a nearly sold-out crowd at B.B King Blues Club & Grill on 42nd Street that the flood of stories about sexual assault is...

December 18, 2017 4:05 pm

Jerry Seinfeld Jokes About Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process, Reveals Why He Won’t Have Trump on His Show

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld tried a joke about the Middle East peace process on an Israeli reporter during their recent interview leading up to his upcoming...

Opinion

How We Should Really Celebrate Purim

I believe that the core principles of all religions are virtually the same. They may have different ways of describing...

From Holocaust to ‘Polocaust’: A Change in Parlance Doesn’t Change the Facts

JNS.org - I interviewed Mateusz Morawiecki, the current prime minister of Poland, during his September visit...

Why Would Any Jews Spend Money in Poland?

Approximately three million Jews -- 90% of Polish Jewry -- were murdered during World War II on Polish soil. The majority of them perished in concentration...

Features

‘Inheriting Genocide’ Unpacks How Holocaust Trauma Spans Generations

JNS.org - Does time -- even an entire generation or multiple generations --actually heal all wounds? The...

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

World

Report: Nigerian Air Force Special Forces Soldiers Receive Counter-Terroris...

A group of 150 Nigerian Air Force special forces soldiers have received counter-terrorism training from a team of Israeli military...

Israel

Israelis Protest Both in Support and Against Deportation of Illegal Migrant...

JNS.org - Israelis took to the streets over the weekend both to support and oppose the ongoing deportation of Eritrean and...

Middle East

Iran Says Damascus Suburbs Assault to Continue as Fighting Rages

Iran said pro-Damascus forces would press ahead with attacks on an insurgent enclave near the Syrian capital, as ground fighting raged on there in defiance of a UN resolution demanding...

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