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‘I’m a New Yorker, So I’m an Honorary Jew,’ Says Actor Richard Gere About Title Role of ‘Norman’ in Upcoming Film

Movie star and activist Richard Gere told the Miami New Times on Tuesday that he considers himself an "honorary Jew" by virtue of his living in New...

March 1, 2017 3:26 pm

Basketball Star Amar’e Stoudemire Receives Israel’s Martin Luther King Jr. Award

JNS.org - Six-time National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star forward Amar’e Stoudemire, who moved to Israel and now plays for the Hapoel Jerusalem squad, received the Martin Luther King Jr. Award from the state of Israel and...

Israeli-Born Omri Casspi Waived by NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans

JNS.org - The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) New Orleans Pelicans last weekend waived forward Omri Casspi, the first Israeli-born player in the league’s history, after he suffered a broken thumb in his first game with the...

Jewish Students Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat Finish Morning Prayers in School Parking Lot

Boys at a Jewish day school in Florida finished their morning prayer services in the adjacent parking lot on Monday morning, when the premises were evacuated due to a bomb threat. The high school students -- from the David...

February 27, 2017 1:25 pm

‘Scandal’ Co-Star Called ‘Jew Rat,’ ‘Kike’ on Social Media After Cursing Oscar-Winning Director Mel Gibson, Infamous for Antisemitic Rant

The Jewish actor who plays David Rosen in the hit ABC series “Scandal” was called a "Jew...

February 27, 2017 12:37 pm

Israeli Co-Producer of Oscar-Winning ‘La La Land’ Score Gets Shout-Out at Academy Awards

An Israeli co-produced the music for the hit movie "La La Land," which took home...

February 26, 2017 3:20 pm
February 26, 2017 9:28 am

Coldplay’s Chris Martin Makes Second Trip to Israel in Three Months in Attempt to Ink Deal for ‘Peace Tour’ in Jewish State, Palestinian Authority

British rock band Coldplay frontman Chris Martin arrived in Israel last week for the second time in...

February 24, 2017 7:32 am

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the...

March 1, 2017 3:26 pm

‘I’m a New Yorker, So I’m an Honorary Jew,’ Says Actor Richard Gere About Title Role of ‘Norman’ in Upcoming Film

Movie star and activist Richard Gere told the Miami New Times on Tuesday that he considers himself an "honorary Jew" by virtue of his living in New York. Talking...

March 1, 2017 10:37 am

Basketball Star Amar’e Stoudemire Receives Israel’s Martin Luther King Jr. Award

JNS.org - Six-time National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star forward Amar’e Stoudemire, who moved to Israel and now plays for the Hapoel Jerusalem squad, received the Martin...

March 1, 2017 9:59 am

Israeli-Born Omri Casspi Waived by NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans

JNS.org - The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) New Orleans Pelicans last weekend waived forward Omri Casspi, the first Israeli-born player in the league’s history, after he...

February 28, 2017 2:53 pm

Jewish Students Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat Finish Morning Prayers in School Parking Lot

Boys at a Jewish day school in Florida finished their morning prayer services in the adjacent parking lot on Monday morning, when the premises were evacuated...

February 27, 2017 1:25 pm

‘Scandal’ Co-Star Called ‘Jew Rat,’ ‘Kike’ on Social Media After Cursing Oscar-Winning Director Mel Gibson, Infamous for Antisemitic Rant

The Jewish actor who plays David Rosen in the hit ABC series “Scandal” was called a "Jew rat," "Kike" and "Jew fa**ot" on Twitter Sunday night for cursing out...

February 27, 2017 12:37 pm

Israeli Co-Producer of Oscar-Winning ‘La La Land’ Score Gets Shout-Out at Academy Awards

An Israeli co-produced the music for the hit movie "La La Land," which took home the Oscar for Best Original Score at the Academy Awards...

February 26, 2017 3:20 pm

Due to India’s Dwindling Bene Israel Population, Mumbai Muslim Father-Son Artisans Unlikely to Pass on Trade of Engraving Jewish Headstones to Next Generation

A Muslim father and son from Mumbai who have been engraving Jewish gravestones together for decades may not be able to pass on their trade...

February 26, 2017 9:28 am

Coldplay’s Chris Martin Makes Second Trip to Israel in Three Months in Attempt to Ink Deal for ‘Peace Tour’ in Jewish State, Palestinian Authority

British rock band Coldplay frontman Chris Martin arrived in Israel last week for the second time in three months, to ink a "peace tour" deal to perform...

February 24, 2017 7:32 am

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the oldest scrolls of the Book...

February 23, 2017 4:03 pm

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a well-known travel website that provides reviews...

February 23, 2017 2:15 pm

Israeli-Born Model Discovered to Be Dead Ringer for Melania Trump Earning $3,000 Per Gig Impersonating America’s First Lady

The career of a 45-year-old New York-based Israeli model suddenly got a new lease on life when a photographer friend's pictures of her revealed that she...

February 22, 2017 1:52 pm

Veteran Sports Writer, Author of New Book on Boxing History: ‘My Dad Said Judaism Is a Religion, Not an Alibi’

Renowned veteran sports writer Jerry Izenberg -- author of the new book Once There Were Giants: The Golden Age of Heavyweight Boxing -- was taught at...

February 22, 2017 11:44 am

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the Western Galilee town of Peqi'in. The...

February 22, 2017 11:37 am

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles called The Milky Way. Leah Adler,...

Opinion

New York Times Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day By Defending Iran and Smearing Israel

The New York Times marked Holocaust Remembrance Day with an editorial condemning what it called...

An Open Letter to the Tufts Community on BDS and Israel

Tufts University. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.To the students of Tufts University, My name is Dr. Jacob Freedman, and I’m an assistant professor...

Features

New York Times Amends Palestinian Terrorist Barghouti’s Op-Ed Amid Outcry

JNS.org - A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York...

World

Claiming Calls for Israel’s Destruction Are ‘Not Inherently Ant...

A British Jewish university student is defending her choice to lead a charge to excise anti-Zionism from the National Union of Students' (NUS) definition of antisemitism, claiming...

Israel

IDF Soldier Stabbed at Jerusalem Area Checkpoint, Female Assailant Detained

A female soldier was stabbed at the Qalandiya checkpoint Monday morning, north of Jerusalem. The female assailant was detained at the scene, while the soldier -- an NCO in the Civil...

Middle East

Report: Veteran Palestinian Terrorist Who Commanded Infamous 1987 Hang Glid...

A veteran Palestinian terrorist who commanded an infamous 1987 attack in northern Israel was killed in Syria over the weekend...

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