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Jewish Hairdresser Fired Over Shabbat Dispute Wins Discrimination Case Against Former Employer

A Jewish hairdresser in Montreal won a discrimination lawsuit against a former employer who fired him after he was told he was not allowed...

July 16, 2017 1:24 pm

Miami Beach Teens Cancel Participation in Roger Waters’ Concert Due to Antisemitism Allegations Against Rock Star

A group of teenagers from Miami Beach, Florida cancelled their participation in former Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters' concert on Thursday following accusations of antisemitism against the musician, the Miami Herald reported. Twelve members of two youth...

Daughter of American Actor Tyrese Gibson Asks Him for Tickets to Popular Israeli Singer’s Concert for Her Birthday

The daughter of American actor Tyrese Gibson asked her father for tickets to a concert of popular Israeli singer Eyal Golan for her 10th birthday on Tuesday. The "Fast and Furious" star shared a video on his Instagram...

Top Entertainment Industry Execs Sign Open Letter Thanking Lincoln Center for Ignoring BDS Efforts Against Israeli Play

More than 45 high-level executives in the entertainment industry signed an open letter on Monday thanking New York City's Lincoln Center for not yielding to pressure by supporters of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS)...

July 10, 2017 12:44 pm

New Play Tells the True Story of Female World War II Hero

Do you know the story of Sophie Scholl and The White Rose? In the early 1940s,...

July 7, 2017 3:24 pm

Retired Brazilian Soccer Star Ronaldo Hails Son Playing in Maccabiah Games in Israel

Retired Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo expressed pride this week in his eldest son’s participation in...

July 6, 2017 3:12 pm

Jewish Actor Andrew Garfield Says He Watched Popular Drag Series to Prepare for Latest Theater Role

Jewish actor Andrew Garfield said he prepared for his latest theater role by watching back-to-back episodes...

July 6, 2017 10:45 am

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Signs With NBA Champion Golden State Warriors

JNS.org - Israeli basketball player Omri Casspi signed a one-year contract with the Golden State Warriors,...

July 5, 2017 5:08 pm

Russell Simmons Defends Jay-Z Against Claims of Antisemitism

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons came to Jay-Z's defense on Tuesday after the superstar rapper was accused of...

July 16, 2017 1:24 pm

Jewish Hairdresser Fired Over Shabbat Dispute Wins Discrimination Case Against Former Employer

A Jewish hairdresser in Montreal won a discrimination lawsuit against a former employer who fired him after he was told he was not allowed to...

July 14, 2017 1:53 pm

Miami Beach Teens Cancel Participation in Roger Waters’ Concert Due to Antisemitism Allegations Against Rock Star

A group of teenagers from Miami Beach, Florida cancelled their participation in former Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters' concert on Thursday following accusations of antisemitism against...

July 13, 2017 11:11 am

Daughter of American Actor Tyrese Gibson Asks Him for Tickets to Popular Israeli Singer’s Concert for Her Birthday

The daughter of American actor Tyrese Gibson asked her father for tickets to a concert of popular Israeli singer Eyal Golan for her 10th birthday on...

July 11, 2017 4:25 pm

Top Entertainment Industry Execs Sign Open Letter Thanking Lincoln Center for Ignoring BDS Efforts Against Israeli Play

More than 45 high-level executives in the entertainment industry signed an open letter on Monday thanking New York City's Lincoln Center for not yielding to pressure...

July 10, 2017 12:44 pm

New Play Tells the True Story of Female World War II Hero

Do you know the story of Sophie Scholl and The White Rose? In the early 1940s, a group of German college students published pamphlets that called...

July 7, 2017 3:24 pm

Retired Brazilian Soccer Star Ronaldo Hails Son Playing in Maccabiah Games in Israel

Retired Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo expressed pride this week in his eldest son’s participation in the quadrennial Maccabiah Games, which got underway in Israel on...

July 6, 2017 3:12 pm

Jewish Actor Andrew Garfield Says He Watched Popular Drag Series to Prepare for Latest Theater Role

Jewish actor Andrew Garfield said he prepared for his latest theater role by watching back-to-back episodes of a popular reality television show about drag queens, E!...

July 6, 2017 10:45 am

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Signs With NBA Champion Golden State Warriors

JNS.org - Israeli basketball player Omri Casspi signed a one-year contract with the Golden State Warriors, the 2017 National Basketball Association (NBA) champions. Casspi inked the $2.1...

July 5, 2017 5:08 pm

Russell Simmons Defends Jay-Z Against Claims of Antisemitism

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons came to Jay-Z's defense on Tuesday after the superstar rapper was accused of using an antisemitic stereotype about Jews in a song on...

July 3, 2017 10:09 pm

Israeli-Indian Singer, Set to Perform National Anthem for PM Modi, Gave Up Blossoming Bollywood Career to Return to Jewish State

The Indian-Israeli singer expected to sing the countries' national anthems when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the Jewish state this week reportedly gave up a...

June 30, 2017 4:32 pm

Video of Israeli Toddler’s Amazing Soccer Skills Goes Viral

A video of a 3-year-old Israeli boy displaying impressive soccer skills has gone viral online. Toddler Matan Shaulov's Instagram page, which more than 60,000 people follow, features...

June 29, 2017 5:02 pm

Israeli ‘Wonder Woman’ Star Gal Gadot Is Among Newest Members of Academy of Motion Pictures

Israeli actress and "Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot is one of the newest members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The academy announced on...

June 29, 2017 11:50 am

Airing of Comedic Roast Recently-Retired Red Sox Star Nixed Due to Racist and Antisemitic Jokes

A comedic roast of recently-retired Red Sox baseball star David Ortiz was not aired as scheduled last weekend due to racist and antisemitic jokes made during the taping,...

June 27, 2017 1:23 pm

During Israeli Visit, US Pop Star Mariah Carey Shuts Down Question About Ex-Fiancee Linked to Netanyahu Corruption Probe

During an interview with Israel's Channel 2 on Monday, American pop star Mariah Carey fended off inquiries about her former fiancee James Packer, who is linked to...

Opinion

It’s Time to Leave Your Comfort Zone

Earlier this week, I visited Buffalo, New York, where I was the keynote speaker at “Buffalo Celebrates Israel” -- a joint event...

UNRWA-USA Blames Israel for Abbas Cutting Services to Gaza

UNRWA-USA executive director Abby Smardon recently wrote about her latest visit to Gaza. Of course, her preferred place to publish her rabidly anti-Israel...

Features

Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs

JNS.org - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...

From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation

JNS.org - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of...

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’

JNS.org - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas...

World

In Emotional Remarks About His Fallen Son, Chief of Staff John Kelly Defend...

In heartfelt remarks about his own loss, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, a former general whose Marine son...

Israel

Senior UK Jewish Leader Criticizes British UN Diplomat Over Balfour Declara...

The top organization representing British Jews has lodged a complaint with the British government over remarks by the UK's Deputy Ambassador to...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Pledge ‘Relentless Fight’ Aga...

Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards on Thursday threatened a “relentless fight” against Israel, a day after the US urged the international...

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