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Reuters Photo of Hijab-Wearing Muslim With Bikini-Clad Jewish Counterpart at Tel Aviv Beach ‘Dispels the Notion of Israeli Apartheid,’ Blogger Says

An image included in Reuters' recently released "Pictures of the Year 2016" slideshow "dispels the notion of Israeli Apartheid," a blogger contended on Wednesday. The picture, taken...

December 16, 2016 8:46 am

Jewish Olympic Gold Medalist Aly Raisman Reveals She’s Been Quietly Dating NFL Player Who Asked Her Out Online

Jewish-American Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman revealed this week that she has been dating a pro-football player whom she met online, People magazine reported. On the red carpet at the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Ceremony on Monday,...

Plans Unveiled for $50 Million Arts Campus in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A new space for the performing arts is scheduled to open in Jerusalem by January 2020, the project's partners announced Wednesday. The forthcoming Jerusalem Arts Campus will be a 2.5-acre, $50 million complex housing four of the country's leading...

‘Antisemite My Ass; I’ve Walked Inside the Ovens at Auschwitz,’ Tweets Angry Rapper Before Announcing Retirement

A prolific rapper, whose latest musical release included blatantly antisemitic lyrics, responded to critics on Tuesday in a hostile Twitter exchange which he ended by announcing his retirement from the music industry, the UK magazine FACT...

December 14, 2016 6:59 am

New York Food Stand Serves Matzah Sandwiches, ‘Making Bubbies Everywhere Proud’

A new food stand located at New York City's Bryant Park is serving gourmet sandwiches made...

December 13, 2016 3:04 am

Eric and Happie’s Debut Album Takes You to Jewish Summer Camp

Eric and Happie’s debut album "It’s Yours" hit #11 on the iTunes Singer-Songwriter charts when...

December 12, 2016 4:11 pm

Brooklyn Listeners Complain of Hijacking of Classical Radio Station by Pirate Broadcaster of Torah Sermons

An illegal broadcaster is still filling the airwaves with Torah teachings, despite having been reported to authorities...

December 12, 2016 10:57 am

Making Traditional Jewish Food Great Again With the ‘Gefilte Manifesto’

JNS.org -- Two emerging young chefs are on a mission to reclaim and revolutionize Ashkenazi...

December 11, 2016 7:33 am

Gefilte Fish Draws Mixed Reactions From First-Time Tasters in New Viral Video

A new video compilation showing people tasting gefilte fish for the first time, and exhibiting...

December 16, 2016 8:46 am

Reuters Photo of Hijab-Wearing Muslim With Bikini-Clad Jewish Counterpart at Tel Aviv Beach ‘Dispels the Notion of Israeli Apartheid,’ Blogger Says

An image included in Reuters' recently released "Pictures of the Year 2016" slideshow "dispels the notion of Israeli Apartheid," a blogger contended on Wednesday. The picture, taken by...

December 16, 2016 5:31 am

Jewish Olympic Gold Medalist Aly Raisman Reveals She’s Been Quietly Dating NFL Player Who Asked Her Out Online

Jewish-American Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman revealed this week that she has been dating a pro-football player whom she met online, People magazine reported. On the red carpet at...

December 15, 2016 11:47 am

Plans Unveiled for $50 Million Arts Campus in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A new space for the performing arts is scheduled to open in Jerusalem by January 2020, the project's partners announced Wednesday. The forthcoming Jerusalem Arts Campus...

December 14, 2016 7:32 am

‘Antisemite My Ass; I’ve Walked Inside the Ovens at Auschwitz,’ Tweets Angry Rapper Before Announcing Retirement

A prolific rapper, whose latest musical release included blatantly antisemitic lyrics, responded to critics on Tuesday in a hostile Twitter exchange which he ended by...

December 14, 2016 6:59 am

New York Food Stand Serves Matzah Sandwiches, ‘Making Bubbies Everywhere Proud’

A new food stand located at New York City's Bryant Park is serving gourmet sandwiches made with matzah, instead of bread. Called "Matzahbrei," the stand serves vegetarian ingredients...

December 13, 2016 3:04 am

Eric and Happie’s Debut Album Takes You to Jewish Summer Camp

Eric and Happie’s debut album "It’s Yours" hit #11 on the iTunes Singer-Songwriter charts when it was released a few months ago. We sat down with...

December 12, 2016 4:11 pm

Brooklyn Listeners Complain of Hijacking of Classical Radio Station by Pirate Broadcaster of Torah Sermons

An illegal broadcaster is still filling the airwaves with Torah teachings, despite having been reported to authorities for hijacking New York's only classical radio station to deliver the...

December 12, 2016 10:57 am

Making Traditional Jewish Food Great Again With the ‘Gefilte Manifesto’

JNS.org -- Two emerging young chefs are on a mission to reclaim and revolutionize Ashkenazi cuisine for the millennial generation. Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz both...

December 11, 2016 7:33 am

Gefilte Fish Draws Mixed Reactions From First-Time Tasters in New Viral Video

A new video compilation showing people tasting gefilte fish for the first time, and exhibiting mixed reactions to the traditional Jewish fish dish, commonly eaten...

December 9, 2016 5:09 pm

‘Proud’ Jewish Actor Andrew Garfield Winning Plaudits for Playing Christian Roles in Major Films

American-British Jewish actor Andrew Garfield is drawing critical acclaim for his portrayal of Christians in two potential Oscar candidate films. Garfield, who -- as reported by The...

December 9, 2016 4:43 pm

Belieb It: Justin Bieber to Perform in Israel in 2017

JNS.org -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will perform in Israel as part of his upcoming 2017 international tour. The singer announced Thursday that he is scheduled to...

December 9, 2016 7:17 am

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, by Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of the intellectual and cultural history...

December 8, 2016 5:06 am

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

Over $500,000 was raised to support Israel's military at a glamorous New York City charity event on Saturday night. The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF)...

December 6, 2016 2:37 pm

The Late Fritz Weaver, Star of Famed ‘Holocaust’ TV Miniseries, Said He ‘Became a Jew’ From the Experience

JNS.org -- A recently deceased actor who starred in a widely viewed 1970's television drama about the Holocaust used to say that his role in the show...

Opinion

How Zionists Helped Destroy Segregation in Baltimore

After a year when Jewish and African-American relations were strained by the Black Lives Matter's denunciation of Israel and other uncomfortable incidents, it’s...

Who’s Really Behind the Academic Boycott Against Israel?

One of the main challenges to hopes for peace in the Middle East is the campaign to boycott and isolate...

US Refusing to Intervene as Ex-CIA Agent Faces Extradition, Prison in Italy

Time continues to tick away for former CIA agent Sabrina de Sousa, who...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

In Secret Recording, Participants at ‘Students for Justice in Palesti...

In a never-before-released recording obtained by The Algemeiner of part of a closed-door anti-Zionist student conference at Virginia's George Mason University in...

Israel

IDF Marks Martin Luther King Day With Video of Soldiers Spreading Civil Rig...

In honor of Martin Luther King Day on Monday, the Israel Defense Forces produced a video clip reiterating the assassinated civil rights...

Middle East

Ahead of Trump Inauguration, Iran Says Nuclear Deal Will Not Be ‘Rene...

Iran's deputy foreign minister says the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers "will not be renegotiated" ahead...

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