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Why Yemen Blues Will Make You Happy

Ravid Kahalani is not normal. That much was abundantly clear a few songs into the recent performances by Kahalani's band --- Yemen Blues -- at Joe’s...

January 31, 2018 11:36 am

Mother of Duchess of Cambridge’s Fashion Designer Recalls Holocaust Atrocities

The mother of the Duchess of Cambridge's fashion designer opened up recently about being a young Jewish girl who witnessed her mom's execution by Nazis. Eighty-year-old London resident Hannah Lewis -- whose daughter is clothing designer Jane...

Lebanese Director Arrested in Past for Filming in Israel Gets Historic Oscar Nod

A Lebanese director who was arrested for filming in Israel had his movie receive an Oscar nomination on Tuesday for best foreign language film. Ziad Doueiri -- director of Lebanon’s official Oscar submission “The Insult” -- made history...

British-Palestinian Model Steps Down From L’Oreal Paris UK Campaign After Revelation of Antisemitic Tweet History

A British-Palestinian model and beauty blogger announced on Monday her decision to step down from a campaign with the cosmetics company L'Oreal Paris UK after it was revealed that she had a history of posting...

January 21, 2018 9:33 pm

‘Baruch Hashem:’ Orthodox Jewish Athlete Announces He’ll Represent Israel at 2018 Olympics

An Orthodox Jewish athlete enthusiastically announced on Wednesday his selection to represent Israel in the...

January 19, 2018 11:53 am

‘No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland’ Sears and Stuns as It Probes

"No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland," by Rick Halperin and Denise Gee; photographs by Sherry Aikman...

January 17, 2018 12:38 pm

Pro-Palestinian Activist Rejects Revlon Award Over Israeli Actress Gal Gadot’s Role With Company

A pro-Palestinian blogger and activist announced on Tuesday that she was refusing to accept an...

January 16, 2018 1:33 pm

Kathie Lee Gifford Shares Pictures From Recent Israel Trip, Talks About ‘Beautiful, Jewish Doctor’ Who Helped When She Got Sick

"Today" co-host Kathie Lee Gifford told her morning show audience on Monday about her recent trip to Israel...

January 12, 2018 1:06 pm

Beatles Legend Ringo Starr Gives Shout-Out to Israel in Video Promoting Upcoming Tour

Legendary Beatles drummer Ringo Starr gave Israel a shout-out in a video he released on Friday announcing...

January 31, 2018 11:36 am

Why Yemen Blues Will Make You Happy

Ravid Kahalani is not normal. That much was abundantly clear a few songs into the recent performances by Kahalani's band --- Yemen Blues -- at Joe’s Pub,...

January 26, 2018 4:09 pm

Mother of Duchess of Cambridge’s Fashion Designer Recalls Holocaust Atrocities

The mother of the Duchess of Cambridge's fashion designer opened up recently about being a young Jewish girl who witnessed her mom's execution by Nazis. Eighty-year-old London...

January 24, 2018 1:01 pm

Lebanese Director Arrested in Past for Filming in Israel Gets Historic Oscar Nod

A Lebanese director who was arrested for filming in Israel had his movie receive an Oscar nomination on Tuesday for best foreign language film. Ziad Doueiri -- director...

January 23, 2018 10:51 am

British-Palestinian Model Steps Down From L’Oreal Paris UK Campaign After Revelation of Antisemitic Tweet History

A British-Palestinian model and beauty blogger announced on Monday her decision to step down from a campaign with the cosmetics company L'Oreal Paris UK after...

January 21, 2018 9:33 pm

‘Baruch Hashem:’ Orthodox Jewish Athlete Announces He’ll Represent Israel at 2018 Olympics

An Orthodox Jewish athlete enthusiastically announced on Wednesday his selection to represent Israel in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea for the first...

January 19, 2018 11:53 am

‘No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland’ Sears and Stuns as It Probes

"No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland," by Rick Halperin and Denise Gee; photographs by Sherry Aikman SMU Embrey Human Rights Program/Terrace Partners (October 2017). Hardcover (11.75”...

January 17, 2018 12:38 pm

Pro-Palestinian Activist Rejects Revlon Award Over Israeli Actress Gal Gadot’s Role With Company

A pro-Palestinian blogger and activist announced on Tuesday that she was refusing to accept an award from the cosmetics giant Revlon because of its relationship...

January 16, 2018 1:33 pm

Kathie Lee Gifford Shares Pictures From Recent Israel Trip, Talks About ‘Beautiful, Jewish Doctor’ Who Helped When She Got Sick

"Today" co-host Kathie Lee Gifford told her morning show audience on Monday about her recent trip to Israel and the Jewish doctor who tended to her when she...

January 12, 2018 1:06 pm

Beatles Legend Ringo Starr Gives Shout-Out to Israel in Video Promoting Upcoming Tour

Legendary Beatles drummer Ringo Starr gave Israel a shout-out in a video he released on Friday announcing his upcoming tour. In the clip, posted on Starr's Facebook page, he...

January 11, 2018 2:10 pm

Chris Rock Opens First-Ever Tel Aviv Show With Expression of ‘Love’ for Israel

American comedian Chris Rock started his first-ever show in Israel on Tuesday by talking about how much he adores the country. After stepping on stage at...

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...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: Why I Vigorously Defend President Trump

Just as the first casualty of war is truth, so too the first casualty of hyper-partisan politics is civil liberties. Many...

The Palestinians’ Kite Jihad

In the history of weaponizing the mundane, no one beats the Palestinians.  When they have been unable to acquire conventional...

New York Times Issues ‘Correction of The Year’ on Pay-To-Slay

The New York Times has issued what the Israeli consul general in New...

Features

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

World

US Top Court Curbs Human Rights Claims Against Companies

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that foreign corporations cannot be sued in American courts for human rights abuses overseas, refusing to revive a lawsuit claiming Jordan-based Arab Bank...

Israel

Israel Abandons Plan to Forcibly Deport African Migrants

The Israeli government said on Tuesday it was abandoning a plan to forcibly deport African migrants who entered the country illegally. The government had been working for months on an arrangement to...

Middle East

Local Tensions Flare Up Before Lebanese Election

Incidents of political violence including an assault on one candidate and an attack on the office of another are casting a shadow over Lebanon's first general election in nine years. The...

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