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Jewish Broadway Star Ben Platt Wins Best Actor in a Musical at Tony Awards

Jewish Broadway star Ben Platt, who plays the title character in "Dear Evan Hansen," won the award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in...

June 12, 2017 4:11 pm

Trump’s Jewish Granddaughter Wants to Be ‘Star of David’

Ivanka Trump posted on Twitter on Friday her five-year-old daughter’s answers to a list of questions from her kindergarten classmates and teachers, and a number of them highlighted her Jewish identity. Asked what kind of star...

Vogue: Israel’s ‘Stunning Beaches’ Have ‘Something for Every Type of Sand Lover’

Vogue magazine published on Tuesday a list of "must-visit" beach spots in Israel for tourists hoping to soak up some sun. The magazine said Tel Aviv's 13 beaches -- such as Nordau Beach, Hilton Beach, and...

Rock Siren Courtney Love Blasts ‘Antisemitic’ BDS Activist Linda Sarsour Over Fundraising Campaign

The outspoken Palestinian-American BDS activist Linda Sarsour has attracted the ire of rock singer and actress Courtney Love in a furious Twitter exchange. Love -- the flamboyant lead singer of rock band Hole and former wife...

June 5, 2017 11:32 am

Jewish Actor Tweets ‘FU BDS’ Following Box Office Success of ‘Wonder Woman’ Movie Starring Israeli Actress Gal Gadot

A Jewish actor who stars on the hit television series "Scandal" posted a defiant message to BDS...

June 2, 2017 3:23 pm

Radiohead Singer: Pressure by BDS Supporters to Cancel Israel Concert Is ‘Extremely Upsetting, Disrespectful and Offensive’

The amount of harassment Radiohead has received from BDS supporters about its upcoming concert in...

May 30, 2017 3:56 pm

Jewish Illusionist Act Advances to ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Final

A duo of Jewish illusionists have advanced to the upcoming "Britain's Got Talent" final, the UK's Jewish...

May 26, 2017 1:03 pm

‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot Dances to ‘Hava Nagila’ With Late-Night Talk Show Host Conan O’Brien

Israeli actress Gal Gadot danced to "Hava Nagila" with Conan O'Brien during an appearance on...

May 25, 2017 4:05 pm

Jewish Reggae Singer Matisyahu on Israelis: They’re the ‘Sweetest People,’ But Don’t Mess With Them

Jewish reggae and hip-hop star Matisyahu shared his impression of Israelis in a radio interview...

June 12, 2017 4:11 pm

Jewish Broadway Star Ben Platt Wins Best Actor in a Musical at Tony Awards

Jewish Broadway star Ben Platt, who plays the title character in "Dear Evan Hansen," won the award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a...

June 11, 2017 3:30 pm

Trump’s Jewish Granddaughter Wants to Be ‘Star of David’

Ivanka Trump posted on Twitter on Friday her five-year-old daughter’s answers to a list of questions from her kindergarten classmates and teachers, and a number...

June 9, 2017 2:52 pm

Vogue: Israel’s ‘Stunning Beaches’ Have ‘Something for Every Type of Sand Lover’

Vogue magazine published on Tuesday a list of "must-visit" beach spots in Israel for tourists hoping to soak up some sun. The magazine said Tel Aviv's...

June 8, 2017 3:07 pm

Rock Siren Courtney Love Blasts ‘Antisemitic’ BDS Activist Linda Sarsour Over Fundraising Campaign

The outspoken Palestinian-American BDS activist Linda Sarsour has attracted the ire of rock singer and actress Courtney Love in a furious Twitter exchange. Love -- the...

June 5, 2017 11:32 am

Jewish Actor Tweets ‘FU BDS’ Following Box Office Success of ‘Wonder Woman’ Movie Starring Israeli Actress Gal Gadot

A Jewish actor who stars on the hit television series "Scandal" posted a defiant message to BDS supporters on Twitter on Sunday following a successful opening weekend...

June 2, 2017 3:23 pm

Radiohead Singer: Pressure by BDS Supporters to Cancel Israel Concert Is ‘Extremely Upsetting, Disrespectful and Offensive’

The amount of harassment Radiohead has received from BDS supporters about its upcoming concert in Israel is "extremely upsetting," the rock band's lead singer said...

May 30, 2017 3:56 pm

Jewish Illusionist Act Advances to ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Final

A duo of Jewish illusionists have advanced to the upcoming "Britain's Got Talent" final, the UK's Jewish Chronicle reported on Tuesday. On the hit show's live semi-final on Monday,...

May 26, 2017 1:03 pm

‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot Dances to ‘Hava Nagila’ With Late-Night Talk Show Host Conan O’Brien

Israeli actress Gal Gadot danced to "Hava Nagila" with Conan O'Brien during an appearance on his late-night talk show on Thursday. For a segment of "Conan,"...

May 25, 2017 4:05 pm

Jewish Reggae Singer Matisyahu on Israelis: They’re the ‘Sweetest People,’ But Don’t Mess With Them

Jewish reggae and hip-hop star Matisyahu shared his impression of Israelis in a radio interview on Tuesday, describing them as kind people who are not pushovers. "We're...

May 24, 2017 3:10 pm

Jimmy Fallon Imitates Gal Gadot’s Israeli Accent, Jokes With Her About ‘Cabbage Patch’ Dolls on ‘The Tonight Show’

Late night talk show host Jimmy Fallon poked fun at "Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot and tried imitating her Israeli accent during the actress' appearance...

May 18, 2017 3:18 pm

‘Jerusalem of Gold’ Dress Donned by Israeli Culture Minister at Cannes Film Festival Draws Arab Ire

The “Jerusalem of Gold” dress worn by Israel’s culture minister on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday has drawn ire from...

May 12, 2017 2:56 pm

Actress Goldie Hawn on Her Jewish Faith: ‘I Like My Tribe’

Actress Goldie Hawn expressed pride in being Jewish in a recent interview in which she discussed her faith, parenting and her son's near-death experience as...

May 10, 2017 4:08 pm

Israeli Visual Artist Who Created Viral Car Ad Video Explains Hidden, Personal Story Behind Clip

An Israeli visual effects artist who created a viral YouTube car advertisement told The Algemeiner on Wednesday that every element of the clip has a personal...

May 10, 2017 1:07 pm

NSYNC Band Member Lance Bass Soaks Up Sun in Tel Aviv During Israel Vacation

While on vacation in Israel with his husband, NSYNC band member Lance Bass posted on Facebook on Wednesday a picture of himself relaxing on the beach in...

Opinion

Let’s Talk About Sex: The Aftermath of Charlottesville

JNS.org - The scene is Paris in the late 19th century. At a glittering ball, a handful of eligible gentilhommes eagerly circled the...

Goodbye and Good Riddance to Rasmea Odeh

Palestinian terrorist Rasmea Odeh is about to be deported to Jordan, after US District Judge Gershwin A. Drain formalized terms of Odeh's plea agreement on Thursday...

Is Trump Right? Should Statues of General Lee Stay?

As a non-American living in the United States, I found this week’s political hurricane quite mystifying. Despite being familiar with...

Features

Despite Zionist Presence, Israel Bashing Upstages Women’s Rights at SlutWalk Chicago

Last weekend, approximately 150 progressive activists attended the annual SlutWalk Chicago....

Israel Hopes for High Profits as Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Exports

JNS.org - Israeli companies and the Israeli government itself stand to earn large profits from...

Future Soldiers Leave ‘Comfort’ of North America to Defend Israel

JNS.org - Dozens of future IDF soldiers from North America immigrated to Israel this...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: No Room for Equivalency When It Comes to Condem...

When it comes to condemning neo-Nazis, the KKK and other far-right groups, there is “no room for equivalency,” the editor-in-chief...

Israel

Manchester United Next? Israeli Soccer Champions Hapoel Beer Sheva Edge Clo...

Israeli soccer champions Hapoel Beer Sheva moved one step closer to the prestigious UEFA Champions League this week -- holding...

Middle East

After Syria Strains, Hamas Is Once Again Eager for Iran’s Embrace, Sa...

A chastened Hamas is eagerly seeking to restore its frayed relations with the Iranian regime, now that the regional balance...

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