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Jewish Ex-World Champion Boxer Yuri Foreman on Friday Night Title Showdown: I Won’t Be in Rabbi Mode, I’ll Be All Fighter

Former world champion boxer and ordained Orthodox Rabbi Yuri Foreman will be seeking to regain the junior middleweight title on Friday night when he...

January 13, 2017 4:17 pm

Jewish Foundation Launches Second ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

JNS.org - The second annual “Inspired by Israel” contest, challenging entrants to create entertaining, educational and inspirational videos about the Jewish state, has been launched. “This contest offers a vivid and dynamic way for us to show...

Forbes Contributor: Israel ‘Might Have Best Restaurant Scene in the World’

Israel may have the "best restaurant scene in the world," a Forbes magazine contributor declared Thursday. "Fine dining has given way to fun dining" in recent years, noted veteran world traveler Ann Abel, who explained that more and more people are...

Harper’s Bazaar Ranks Israel Among Top Travel Destinations for 2017; Warns Against ‘Unfortunate Mistake’ of Calling Country ‘War-Torn’

"It would be an unfortunate mistake to fearfully paint [Israel's] complicated politics as war-torn," the fashion magazine Harper's Bazaar said, in describing its decision to rank the Jewish state Number 8 out of its list of the 17 best...

January 11, 2017 11:22 am

Israeli Researchers Develop New Smartphone App to Diagnose Sleep Apnea

JNS.org - Israeli researchers have developed technology using smartphones to conveniently diagnose sleep disorders in awake subjects. Dr. Yaniv Zigel,...

January 11, 2017 5:33 am

Israeli Artist Sings Marley and Talks Godly

Contestants on singing competitions can expect judges to criticize their voices -- not their choice of...

January 10, 2017 3:44 pm

Meryl Streep Attacked on Social Media for Failing to Name Israel at Golden Globes When Pointing Out Natalie Portman’s Birthplace

Mega movie star Meryl Streep was attacked as an "anti-Zionist" on social media this week for...

January 9, 2017 2:11 pm

Pregnant Israeli ‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot Presents Golden Globe Award With Australian Portrayer of ‘Superhero’ Thor

Israeli “Wonder Woman” Gal Gadot made her fans back home proud when she was selected...

January 9, 2017 11:10 am

NASCAR’s Alon Day Honored as Israel’s Athlete of the Year for 2016

JNS.org - The first Israeli to compete for America’s NASCAR racing circuit was recognized by...

January 13, 2017 4:17 pm

Jewish Ex-World Champion Boxer Yuri Foreman on Friday Night Title Showdown: I Won’t Be in Rabbi Mode, I’ll Be All Fighter

Former world champion boxer and ordained Orthodox Rabbi Yuri Foreman will be seeking to regain the junior middleweight title on Friday night when he takes...

January 13, 2017 6:57 am

Jewish Foundation Launches Second ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

JNS.org - The second annual “Inspired by Israel” contest, challenging entrants to create entertaining, educational and inspirational videos about the Jewish state, has been launched. “This contest...

January 13, 2017 4:18 am

Forbes Contributor: Israel ‘Might Have Best Restaurant Scene in the World’

Israel may have the "best restaurant scene in the world," a Forbes magazine contributor declared Thursday. "Fine dining has given way to fun dining" in recent years, noted veteran world...

January 12, 2017 8:40 am

Harper’s Bazaar Ranks Israel Among Top Travel Destinations for 2017; Warns Against ‘Unfortunate Mistake’ of Calling Country ‘War-Torn’

"It would be an unfortunate mistake to fearfully paint [Israel's] complicated politics as war-torn," the fashion magazine Harper's Bazaar said, in describing its decision to rank...

January 11, 2017 11:22 am

Israeli Researchers Develop New Smartphone App to Diagnose Sleep Apnea

JNS.org - Israeli researchers have developed technology using smartphones to conveniently diagnose sleep disorders in awake subjects. Dr. Yaniv Zigel, head of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s Biomedical Signal Processing...

January 11, 2017 5:33 am

Israeli Artist Sings Marley and Talks Godly

Contestants on singing competitions can expect judges to criticize their voices -- not their choice of religious observance. Unless, of course, you live in Israel. After Avi...

January 10, 2017 3:44 pm

Meryl Streep Attacked on Social Media for Failing to Name Israel at Golden Globes When Pointing Out Natalie Portman’s Birthplace

Mega movie star Meryl Streep was attacked as an "anti-Zionist" on social media this week for referring to fellow actress Natalie Portman's birthplace as "Jerusalem," without mentioning Israel. At...

January 9, 2017 2:11 pm

Pregnant Israeli ‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot Presents Golden Globe Award With Australian Portrayer of ‘Superhero’ Thor

Israeli “Wonder Woman” Gal Gadot made her fans back home proud when she was selected to present this year’s Golden Globe award for Best Foreign...

January 9, 2017 11:10 am

NASCAR’s Alon Day Honored as Israel’s Athlete of the Year for 2016

JNS.org - The first Israeli to compete for America’s NASCAR racing circuit was recognized by the country's Ministry of Culture and Sports as its Athlete of...

January 8, 2017 8:20 am

Muslim Teen Honored by Community, Religious Leaders for Chasing Attacker of Jewish Woman on New York City Subway

A Muslim teenager from Brooklyn was honored by political, community and religious leaders on Friday for assisting in the arrest of a man who attacked...

January 8, 2017 6:58 am

Preserving the Early History of the State of Israel

JNS.org -- The early founders of the Jewish state are being encouraged by an ambitious documentary program to tell their remarkable, personal stories of Israel's beginnings, so that...

January 6, 2017 6:53 am

Cornerstone Laid for New Rehabilitation Hospital in Southern Israel

JNS.org -- The cornerstone was laid this week for a new rehabilitation hospital in Israel's Negev region, that will provide much needed long-term care to the the...

January 6, 2017 3:39 am

Former Porn Star, Jewish Convert Jenna Jameson Defends Israel, Blasts ‘Non-Existant Palestine,’ Islam on Twitter

Former porn star Jenna Jameson will not be deterred from expressing support for Israel despite the abusive messages she has been receiving on Twitter over the past...

January 6, 2017 2:47 am

Sex-Ed in the Synagogue

Sex can be a difficult subject to talk about in any venue. In a synagogue, it can be especially awkward. But that wasn’t the case...

Opinion

Trump Is Right: The Palestinians Must Earn a Two-State Solution

President Trump raised eyebrows when he mentioned the possibility of a one-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The context was...

The Boundary-Breaking Meeting Between Trump and Netanyahu

The scenes in Washington, DC last Wednesday were nothing short of astounding. Whatever your political leanings, and however you feel about...

Demolishing the Spurious, Libelous Claim That Israel Is an Apartheid State

Benjamin Pogrund was born in South Africa. As a journalist, he fought the...

Features

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

US-Israel Cybersecurity Ties Grow as Common Enemies Take Battle Online

JNS.org -- New legislation brokering American-Israeli collaboration in cybersecurity has further cemented the Jewish...

In Surprise Discovery, Israeli Archaeologists Uncover 12th Dead Sea Scrolls Cave

JNS.org - In a surprise discovery, Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a 12th cave that...

World

Jewish Group Calls on Canadian Government to ‘Finally Get Serious Abo...

The Canadian government must “finally get serious about addressing antisemitism,” the CEO of the country’s branch of a prominent Jewish...

Israel

Watchdog Launches Interactive Database for ‘Easy Access’ to Inf...

An Israel-based watchdog has launched an interactive database for what it calls “easy access and analysis” of the more than $60 million...

Middle East

Israel’s UN Envoy Calls on Security Council to ‘Publicly Condem...

The United Nations Security Council must “publicly condemn” Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah’s recent threat to strike vital infrastructure sites in...

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