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Ex-R.E.M. Lead Singer Publicly Backs Radiohead’s Decision to Go Ahead With Israel Concert in Face of BDS Pressure

Ex-R.E.M. lead singer Michael Stipe on Sunday publicly backed the English rock band Radiohead’s plan to go ahead with its upcoming concert in Israel...

July 17, 2017 4:56 pm

Jewish Woman’s Tale of Helping Soothe Child on Autism Spectrum During Overseas Flight Goes Viral

A Jewish woman's story of how she comforted a child with autism on a recent flight from Europe to the US has gone viral after being shared on Facebook by her husband. Rochel Groner, a Chabad-Lubavitch emissary, was on her way back home...

Guns N’ Roses Rocks Tel Aviv in High-Energy Performance

JNS.org - The American rock band Guns N' Roses concluded its European reunion tour with a sold-out performance Saturday night in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park, attended by some 62,000 fans. The concert was the largest performance of...

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 work on Shabbat, Canada's Global News reported on Thursday. Richard Zilberg,...

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...

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...

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...

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 17, 2017 4:56 pm

Ex-R.E.M. Lead Singer Publicly Backs Radiohead’s Decision to Go Ahead With Israel Concert in Face of BDS Pressure

Ex-R.E.M. lead singer Michael Stipe on Sunday publicly backed the English rock band Radiohead’s plan to go ahead with its upcoming concert in Israel in...

July 17, 2017 4:49 pm

Jewish Woman’s Tale of Helping Soothe Child on Autism Spectrum During Overseas Flight Goes Viral

A Jewish woman's story of how she comforted a child with autism on a recent flight from Europe to the US has gone viral after being shared on Facebook...

July 16, 2017 6:36 pm

Guns N’ Roses Rocks Tel Aviv in High-Energy Performance

JNS.org - The American rock band Guns N' Roses concluded its European reunion tour with a sold-out performance Saturday night in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park, attended...

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...

Opinion

Radical Members of Congress Want to Abet Palestinian Terror

JNS.org - Nine members of Congress have introduced a bill to prevent US aid to Israel from being used to arrest...

Israel a Fascist State? So Says GWU Professor Shira Robinson

According to George Washington University history professor Shira Robinson, Israel has “abandoned democracy,” and is rapidly descending into a fascist...

Israel’s Ruinous Right

"The road to hell is paved with good intentions."      -- attributed to Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, circa. 1150. ... It is neither...

Features

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...

Hezbollah’s Firm Grip Over Lebanon Fuels Region’s Sectarian Strife

Chief Iranian proxy Hezbollah has a firm grip over Lebanon -- and the terror group's bloody...

World

UK Labour Education Chief: Antisemitism Still a Problem ‘In Our Campu...

British lawmakers and student leaders convened on Wednesday to discuss the prevalence of antisemitism at universities and strategize on ways...

Israel

‘Anyone Who Tests Us Will Be Hit Hard,’ Israeli Minister Says Amid ...

JNS.org – “Anyone who tests us will be hit hard,” Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said on Thursday while touring...

Middle East

Saudi FM: Hezbollah Is a ‘First-Class Terrorist Organization’

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir described Hezbollah on Thursday as a "first-class terrorist organization" that should lay down its arms and respect Lebanon's sovereignty.

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