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Israel Space Week Takes Off With Focus on Future Mars Mission

JNS.org - Israel Space Week kicked off Sunday, with dozens of activities across the country centering on this year's theme of Mars. Space Week’s activities include simulated...

January 30, 2017 2:41 pm

British Band Duran Duran, Canada’s Bryan Adams, Australian Nick Cave to Perform in Israel in Coming Months

The British band Duran Duran will be performing in Israel this summer, preceded in March by Canadian singer Bryan Adams, the Hebrew news site Walla reported on Monday. In addition, according to the blog Israellycool, UK-based...

Steven Spielberg Launches World-Wide Search for ‘Jewish-Italian’ Boy to Star in New Film

Auditions are underway around the world for the lead role in director Steven Spielberg's new film, "The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara," based on the 1997 book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Kertzer. The hunt is on for...

NASCAR’s Alon Day Says His Success Has Changed the Way Israel Perceives Racing

An Israeli NASCAR driver has asserted that his success has changed his country's perception of motorsports. Alon Day, 25, told reporters at a press conference this week that when he was growing up, Israelis thought NASCAR drivers were "just people who...

January 27, 2017 5:56 am

Orthodox Contestant on ‘Jeopardy College Championship’ Says ‘Rigorous, Religious-Secular’ Yeshiva Curriculum Prepared Him Well for Trivia ‘Cramming’

An Orthodox Jewish contestant competing in this year’s “College Championship” of the hit TV trivia...

January 27, 2017 3:43 am

Indian Israelis Bridge the Divide at Home and in America

When you think of an Israeli, what image pops into your mind? Is it a tanned person...

January 26, 2017 10:41 am
January 26, 2017 7:59 am

This Book on Jewish Boxers Is a Knockout

One Jewish boxer killed another man in the ring. The other killed 22 Japanese men on the...

January 24, 2017 4:49 pm

Rags-to-Riches Israeli Teen Cinderella Continues Meteoric Runway Rise to Parisian Catwalk Stardom

The Israeli tween who was catapulted out of anonymity and poverty in 2015 to become...

January 30, 2017 2:41 pm

Israel Space Week Takes Off With Focus on Future Mars Mission

JNS.org - Israel Space Week kicked off Sunday, with dozens of activities across the country centering on this year's theme of Mars. Space Week’s activities include simulated missions...

January 30, 2017 12:18 pm

British Band Duran Duran, Canada’s Bryan Adams, Australian Nick Cave to Perform in Israel in Coming Months

The British band Duran Duran will be performing in Israel this summer, preceded in March by Canadian singer Bryan Adams, the Hebrew news site Walla...

January 30, 2017 8:50 am

Steven Spielberg Launches World-Wide Search for ‘Jewish-Italian’ Boy to Star in New Film

Auditions are underway around the world for the lead role in director Steven Spielberg's new film, "The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara," based on the 1997 book...

January 29, 2017 6:55 am

NASCAR’s Alon Day Says His Success Has Changed the Way Israel Perceives Racing

An Israeli NASCAR driver has asserted that his success has changed his country's perception of motorsports. Alon Day, 25, told reporters at a press conference this week that when he was...

January 27, 2017 5:56 am

Orthodox Contestant on ‘Jeopardy College Championship’ Says ‘Rigorous, Religious-Secular’ Yeshiva Curriculum Prepared Him Well for Trivia ‘Cramming’

An Orthodox Jewish contestant competing in this year’s “College Championship” of the hit TV trivia quiz show “Jeopardy!” told The Algemeiner on Wednesday that his...

January 27, 2017 3:43 am

Indian Israelis Bridge the Divide at Home and in America

When you think of an Israeli, what image pops into your mind? Is it a tanned person with dark hair with a bowl of hummus in his hands?...

January 26, 2017 10:41 am

International Holocaust Remembrance Day: New Film Documents ‘Butterfly Project’ to Honor Each of 1.5 Million Children Killed by Hitler

A documentary about a unique memorial for the children who perished at the hands of the Nazis premiered at the Manhattan Jewish Community Center this...

January 26, 2017 7:59 am

This Book on Jewish Boxers Is a Knockout

One Jewish boxer killed another man in the ring. The other killed 22 Japanese men on the battlefield in World War II. One seemed to be addicted...

January 24, 2017 4:49 pm

Rags-to-Riches Israeli Teen Cinderella Continues Meteoric Runway Rise to Parisian Catwalk Stardom

The Israeli tween who was catapulted out of anonymity and poverty in 2015 to become one of Europe’s hottest runway models has just made another...

January 24, 2017 4:04 pm

Free Kosher Chicken Soup Service for Ailing California Students Gets Rave Reviews From Jewish Mothers

A service created by a Chabad couple in California, which provides free, homemade kosher chicken soup to ill students and members of the local community, is...

January 23, 2017 2:47 pm

Israeli Investors Increasingly Turning to US Real Estate

Israel has become one of the largest foreign investors in US commercial real estate over the past few years, and considering the size and population of...

January 22, 2017 7:03 am

Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well, can do much worse. Yair...

January 20, 2017 10:04 am

Israel’s President Honors Philanthropist for Supporting American-Israeli STEM Research

JNS.org -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin honored a media mogul and philanthropist this week for his campaign to support joint US-Israel projects in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). At the...

January 19, 2017 3:06 pm

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

JNS.org -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent figures, including state leaders, global...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: Israel Does Not Cause Antisemitism

In a recent letter to the New York Times, the current Earl of Balfour, Roderick Balfour, argued that it is...

Iran’s Leader Urges Palestinians to Launch Violent Uprising

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is urging Palestinians to launch another violent "intifada" targeting Israelis, according to Reuters. Speaking at...

It’s Time to Sack the ‘Two-State Solution’

“The president is committed to peace…. That’s as far as I want to go on that,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: All Hands on Deck Required for Fight Against An...

The fight against antisemitism in the US requires “all hands on deck,” the editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner said during an i24...

Israel

For First Time, Christian Arab Earns Spot in Elite Israeli Air Force Course

JNS.org - For the first time, a Christian Arab Israeli has been accepted into the military's prestigious pilots course, Israel Hayom had learned. The young man, whose name cannot be revealed, was among...

Middle East

Israeli Military Chief: We Are Operating ‘Under the Radar’ to Keep Hezb...

The IDF is “operating under the radar to prevent Hezbollah from getting stronger,” Israel’s military chief told a key Knesset...

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