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Fresh Perspective on Hayim Nahman Bialik

JNS.org - I have questions about some of the subjects that have been chosen for the Jewish Lives book series from Yale University Press. I...

March 16, 2017 10:00 am

Report: Israeli NBA Basketball Player Omri Casspi Weighing Options After Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles Clippers, Other Teams Express Interest in Signing Him

The Memphis Grizzlies and Los Angeles Clippers are among several NBA teams expressing interest in signing Israeli basketball star Omri Casspi, after he was waived by the New Orleans Pelicans last month, an ESPN reporter tweeted on Tuesday. According to Marc...

‘Game of Thrones’ Actress and Third-Generation Holocaust Survivor Hosts Lavish Fundraiser in Role as ‘Ambassador’ for Israel’s Sheba Medical Center

The actress who plays Quaithe in the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones" hosted a lavish fundraiser Tuesday night in her role as "ambassador" for Israel's Sheba Medical Center, and took the opportunity to spread a message of...

Team Israel’s Improbable World Baseball Classic Run Comes to End With 8-3 Loss to Japan in Tokyo

Team Israel’s improbable run through the World Baseball Classic came to an end on Wednesday with an 8-3 loss to heavily-favored Japan at the Tokyo Dome. The game was scoreless until the sixth inning, when Japan...

March 15, 2017 11:13 am

Visiting North-African Arab-Language Journalists Call Israel ‘Western, Free’

JNS.org - A delegation of North African journalists and bloggers visiting Israel this week said their first impression...

March 15, 2017 11:11 am

Tel Aviv Beach Features First of Its Kind ‘Pop-Up’ Hotel Suite

JNS.org - Tel Aviv has opened a “pop-up” hotel suite in a beachfront lifeguard tower, as part...

March 15, 2017 6:34 am

Basketball’s ‘Jewish Jordan’ Runs Summer Camp

JNS.org - For years, Jewish basketball aficionados have adored Tamir Goodman. The same can now be...

March 14, 2017 10:21 am

Vogue Touts Benefits of Keeping Shabbat, Even For Non-Jews: ‘It’s an Ancient Antidote to Our Modern Ailments’

Observing Shabbat is something everyone -- even non-Jews -- should do for their well-being, according to a...

March 13, 2017 11:08 am

Team Israel Suffers First Loss at World Baseball Classic, Likely Needs Win Over Japan on Wednesday to Advance to Championship Round

Team Israel, the Cinderella story of the 2017 World Baseball Classic so far, suffered its...

March 16, 2017 10:00 am

Fresh Perspective on Hayim Nahman Bialik

JNS.org - I have questions about some of the subjects that have been chosen for the Jewish Lives book series from Yale University Press. I wonder...

March 15, 2017 1:47 pm

Report: Israeli NBA Basketball Player Omri Casspi Weighing Options After Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles Clippers, Other Teams Express Interest in Signing Him

The Memphis Grizzlies and Los Angeles Clippers are among several NBA teams expressing interest in signing Israeli basketball star Omri Casspi, after he was waived by the New...

March 15, 2017 11:54 am

‘Game of Thrones’ Actress and Third-Generation Holocaust Survivor Hosts Lavish Fundraiser in Role as ‘Ambassador’ for Israel’s Sheba Medical Center

The actress who plays Quaithe in the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones" hosted a lavish fundraiser Tuesday night in her role as "ambassador" for Israel's Sheba...

March 15, 2017 11:17 am

Team Israel’s Improbable World Baseball Classic Run Comes to End With 8-3 Loss to Japan in Tokyo

Team Israel’s improbable run through the World Baseball Classic came to an end on Wednesday with an 8-3 loss to heavily-favored Japan at the Tokyo...

March 15, 2017 11:13 am

Visiting North-African Arab-Language Journalists Call Israel ‘Western, Free’

JNS.org - A delegation of North African journalists and bloggers visiting Israel this week said their first impression of the country was of state that is "Western and free," English-language Israeli site Ynet...

March 15, 2017 11:11 am

Tel Aviv Beach Features First of Its Kind ‘Pop-Up’ Hotel Suite

JNS.org - Tel Aviv has opened a “pop-up” hotel suite in a beachfront lifeguard tower, as part of a wider effort to increase tourism to the city. The...

March 15, 2017 6:34 am

Basketball’s ‘Jewish Jordan’ Runs Summer Camp

JNS.org - For years, Jewish basketball aficionados have adored Tamir Goodman. The same can now be said for Jewish summer campers. Goodman, who was nicknamed the “Jewish...

March 14, 2017 10:21 am

Vogue Touts Benefits of Keeping Shabbat, Even For Non-Jews: ‘It’s an Ancient Antidote to Our Modern Ailments’

Observing Shabbat is something everyone -- even non-Jews -- should do for their well-being, according to a recently published Vogue magazine article. "It doesn’t matter if you’re Jewish, Hindu,...

March 13, 2017 11:08 am

Team Israel Suffers First Loss at World Baseball Classic, Likely Needs Win Over Japan on Wednesday to Advance to Championship Round

Team Israel, the Cinderella story of the 2017 World Baseball Classic so far, suffered its first loss of the tournament on Monday, falling 12-2 to...

March 12, 2017 3:18 pm

‘Make No Mistake; We Represent Israel,’ Says Coach of Team Taking Jewish State to Quarter Finals in World Baseball Classic 2017

As Team Israel celebrated its fourth win in the World Baseball Classic 2017 – this time 4:1 against Cuba – its manager took the opportunity to...

March 12, 2017 10:51 am

Ivanka Trump Bakes Traditional Purim Hamentashen With Her Kids Ahead of Jewish Festival

Ahead of Purim, Ivanka Trump shared a photo on Instagram of her family baking hamentashen – triangular cookies traditionally eaten on the Jewish holiday. The daughter...

March 12, 2017 10:43 am

Israel Continues World Baseball Classic Winning Streak, Beating Cuba 4-1

Israel continued its surprising run at the World Baseball Classic on Sunday, beating Cuba 4-1 in its first game of the second round to improve...

March 10, 2017 5:54 pm

In Israel for ‘Norman’ Premiere, US Actor Richard Gere Slams Trump, Netanyahu as ‘Bad Guys’

US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are “bad guys” who “don’t really get it in the fullness of things,” American actor...

March 9, 2017 3:40 pm

‘Entourage’ Star Adrian Grenier in Jerusalem: ‘Contemplating Ancient City in Modern Times; Holy Land, History, Humanity’

Actor Adrian Grenier, famous for his lead role as Vincent Chase on the hit HBO series “Entourage,” published a photo of himself on Thursday looking out...

Opinion

Reflections on Holocaust Memorial Day

Once a year in Israel, when spring flowers are at their most beautiful, it happens at precisely 10 a.m. At that moment,...

Wearing My Star of David Necklace With Pride on Campus

Every morning, when I clasp my Star of David necklace, I wear it proudly, for it is a symbol of...

Germany: Iran Plotting Terrorist Attacks on Jewish and Israeli Targets in Western Europe

Iran is responsible for a significant amount of espionage activity in Germany and...

Features

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

Jewish Leaders Alarmed as Marine Le Pen Advances in French Presidential Election

JNS.org - Jewish leaders inside and outside France expressed alarm after far-right populist Marine...

World

Trump Pledges to ‘Confront Antisemitism’ in Holocaust Commemora...

President Donald Trump made a solemn pledge to "confront antisemitism" during a speech he gave on Wednesday commemorating the Holocaust. Speaking to...

Israel

European Governments Funding NGOs Linked to Bloodthirsty Terror Group PFLP,...

European governments are funding Palestinian civic organizations with clear ties to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)...

Middle East

Iranian Opposition Group: Tehran Violating JCPOA With Covert Nukes Research...

Iran is cheating on its historical deal with the US by secretly conducting research into nuclear weapons components such as...

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