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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...

March 10, 2017 5:54 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 over the Western Wall  and Temple Mount in the Old...

Ivanka Tweets Golda Meir Message About ‘Making the Most of Yourself’ in Honor of International Women’s Day

Ivanka Trump tweeted a meme on Thursday with a quote by the late Golda Meir, Israel's fourth prime minister, as part of a belated International Women's Day greeting. "Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks...

Israel Beats Netherlands in World Baseball Classic in Seoul, Achieving 3-0 Record

Nate Freiman's RBI double sparked a three-run first inning Thursday as Israel beat the Netherlands 4-2 to finish top of Pool A in the World Baseball Classic with a 3-0 record. Zach Borenstein and Ryan Lavarnway...

March 8, 2017 2:01 pm

3 Anonymous ‘Stupid Teenagers’ Send Letter of Apology, $50 to Pennsylvania Library Whose Parking Lot They Vandalized With Shaving-Cream Swastika

A letter of apology and $50 in cash were found on Monday at a Pennsylvania library whose parking lot...

March 8, 2017 8:37 am

‘Supergirl’ Villain Name-Drops the ‘Lubavitcher Rabbi’

A recent episode of the CW network's show "Supergirl" referenced the late revered leader of the...

March 8, 2017 8:00 am

Using Humor to Expose Hatred

Tuvia Tenenbom's fantastic new book, The Lies They Tell, uses humor as a weapon to expose...

March 7, 2017 3:58 pm

Traveling Photo Exhibit Honoring the Late Elie Wiesel Opens in Paris, Where Holocaust Survivor Nobel Laureate Began His Journalism Career

A traveling photo exhibit launched this weekend in Paris honors the life and legacy of...

March 7, 2017 12:59 pm

23 Artists to Visit Israel to Aid Effort to Save Diminishing Dead Sea

JNS.org - Twenty-three artists from around the world are scheduled to visit Israel in mid-March to...

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...

March 9, 2017 3:22 pm

Ivanka Tweets Golda Meir Message About ‘Making the Most of Yourself’ in Honor of International Women’s Day

Ivanka Trump tweeted a meme on Thursday with a quote by the late Golda Meir, Israel's fourth prime minister, as part of a belated International Women's Day greeting. "Make...

March 9, 2017 11:18 am

Israel Beats Netherlands in World Baseball Classic in Seoul, Achieving 3-0 Record

Nate Freiman's RBI double sparked a three-run first inning Thursday as Israel beat the Netherlands 4-2 to finish top of Pool A in the World...

March 8, 2017 2:01 pm

3 Anonymous ‘Stupid Teenagers’ Send Letter of Apology, $50 to Pennsylvania Library Whose Parking Lot They Vandalized With Shaving-Cream Swastika

A letter of apology and $50 in cash were found on Monday at a Pennsylvania library whose parking lot had been decorated with a shaving-cream swastika, the local news station NBC10...

March 8, 2017 8:37 am

‘Supergirl’ Villain Name-Drops the ‘Lubavitcher Rabbi’

A recent episode of the CW network's show "Supergirl" referenced the late revered leader of the Chabad-Lubavitch sect of Judaism. In "Mr. and Mrs. Mxyzptlk," which aired Feb....

March 8, 2017 8:00 am

Using Humor to Expose Hatred

Tuvia Tenenbom's fantastic new book, The Lies They Tell, uses humor as a weapon to expose hatred. The playwright, who runs the Jewish Theater of New York...

March 7, 2017 3:58 pm

Traveling Photo Exhibit Honoring the Late Elie Wiesel Opens in Paris, Where Holocaust Survivor Nobel Laureate Began His Journalism Career

A traveling photo exhibit launched this weekend in Paris honors the life and legacy of world-renowned Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel, its...

March 7, 2017 12:59 pm

23 Artists to Visit Israel to Aid Effort to Save Diminishing Dead Sea

JNS.org - Twenty-three artists from around the world are scheduled to visit Israel in mid-March to raise awareness for the efforts to save the evaporating Dead Sea. The...

March 7, 2017 12:01 pm

Israel Notches Second Straight Upset Victory at World Baseball Classic in Seoul; Watch Players Don Kippahs During ‘Hatikvah’

Buoyed by an offensive onslaught that featured home runs by Ryan Lavarnway and Nate Freiman, Israel on Tuesday notched its second upset victory in as...

March 7, 2017 11:09 am

Israeli Archaeologists Uncover 2,000-Year-Old Road From Roman Period

JNS.org - Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a 2,000-year-old road from the Roman period, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) said Tuesday. The ancient road, discovered near the city...

March 7, 2017 10:49 am

Ivanka Trump Accompanies Parents-in-Law on Tour of DC Holocaust Museum, Founded With Help of Husband Jared’s Late Paternal Grandmother

Ivanka Trump and her in-laws took a private tour of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum last Monday morning, a source told Bloomberg. The insider said that US...

March 6, 2017 1:24 pm

Israel Opens World Baseball Classic With Nail-Biting 2-1 Extra-Inning Victory Over Korea in Seoul

Israel opened the 2017 World Baseball Classic on Monday with nail-biting 2-1 extra-inning victory over Korea at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul. Mike Meyers scored...

March 6, 2017 11:18 am

Ahead of Purim Holiday, Israel’s National Library Displays 400-Year-Old Book of Esther Scroll

JNS.org - As the Purim holiday approaches, the National Library of Israel has put a 400-year-old hand-illustrated copy of the Book of Esther on display. The scroll,...

Opinion

Jared Kushner Has an Israeli Investor and the New York Times Is on the Case

The New York Times devotes a top-of-the-front page headline and a full page...

J Street Embraces an Israeli Settlement

JNS.org - J Street, the left-wing group that claims to be staunchly opposed to Israeli settlements, has embraced an Israeli...

Birthday Suit

As Israel gears up to celebrate its 69th birthday, the Palestinian Authority (PA) is as busy as ever bemoaning the...

Features

Israeli-German Spat Highlights Europe’s Funding of BDS and Terror

JNS.org - A diplomatic spat between Israel and Germany has provided a prominent platform...

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

World

Dozens of Pro-Israel Groups Call on Tufts President to Take Action After BD...

Forty-five pro-Israel organizations signed a letter that was sent on Thursday to the president of Tufts University demanding that action...

Israel

At 69, Israel’s Population Stands at 8.68 Million

JNS.org - Israel has approximately 8.68 million residents, the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics reported on Thursday, ahead of the country’s 69th Independence Day next week. The number includes 6.48 million Jewish residents, accounting for 74.7 percent...

Middle East

Islamic Cleric Favored by PA President Abbas: Israel Waging War on Muslims ...

Israel is waging war on Muslims with drugs and "sex mania," a leading Islamic cleric in the Palestinian Authority alleged during...

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