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Social Service Organization Expands Domestic Violence Treatment to Southern Israel

JNS.org - The Israeli social service organization Yad Sarah announced the opening of its second facility dedicated to the treatment of victims and perpetrators of...

January 5, 2017 10:48 am

Passengers ‘Totally Overwhelmed’ by Encounter With Historian Deborah Lipstadt While Watching In-Flight Movie ‘Denial,’ Based on Her Infamous Libel Suit

A mother and daughter were left stunned this week by a surprise encounter with the subject of a film they were watching while on a flight this week. The incident began when renowned historian Deborah Lipstadt, while...

New Film Tells Story of Israeli Basketball Triumph Over Soviets

JNS.org - The stakes could not have been higher when Israel’s Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team faced its heavily favored rival, the Russian CSKA Moscow squad, on a neutral court in Belgium in 1977. The murder of...

Dallas Synagogue Named One of the ‘Best Things America Built in 2016’ by Slate Magazine

A synagogue in North Dallas that underwent a $34 million renovation last year was listed by Slate Magazine as one of "the best things America built in 2016." Temple Emanu-El, home to the largest Reform congregation in the...

January 2, 2017 8:06 am

American Rock Trio Known for LGBT Activism Performs in Israel, Blasts BDS as Ignorant, Antisemitic

A member of an all-female alternative rock band from New York City bashed the Boycott,...

January 1, 2017 8:44 am

Aerosmith Guitarist Wishes Israelis ‘Happy Hanukkah’ With Rendition of ‘Hava Nagila’ Ahead of Performance in Jewish State

The lead guitarist for iconic American rock band Aerosmith wished Israelis a "Happy Hanukkah" on...

December 30, 2016 5:29 pm

Muslim Teen Brushes Off Claims He’s a Hero for Helping Arrest Attacker Who Hit Jewish Woman

A Muslim teen who has drawn praise for helping police arrest a Brooklyn man who attacked...

December 30, 2016 3:58 pm

Long Island Judaica Auction House Owner Displays 175-Year-Old Ukrainian Menorah Worth $200,000

Hanukkah menorahs are not generally thought of as luxury items, but at a Judaica auction...

December 30, 2016 3:02 pm

Obama Is ‘Out of Touch’ and Kerry is ‘Trippin,’ Popular US Video Bloggers ‘Diamond and Silk’ Say in Loquacious Defense of Israel

Two popular American video bloggers unleashed a verbal fusillade on Thursday at President Barack Obama...

January 5, 2017 10:48 am

Social Service Organization Expands Domestic Violence Treatment to Southern Israel

JNS.org - The Israeli social service organization Yad Sarah announced the opening of its second facility dedicated to the treatment of victims and perpetrators of domestic...

January 4, 2017 4:23 pm

Passengers ‘Totally Overwhelmed’ by Encounter With Historian Deborah Lipstadt While Watching In-Flight Movie ‘Denial,’ Based on Her Infamous Libel Suit

A mother and daughter were left stunned this week by a surprise encounter with the subject of a film they were watching while on a...

January 4, 2017 5:37 am

New Film Tells Story of Israeli Basketball Triumph Over Soviets

JNS.org - The stakes could not have been higher when Israel’s Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team faced its heavily favored rival, the Russian CSKA Moscow squad,...

January 3, 2017 3:36 pm

Dallas Synagogue Named One of the ‘Best Things America Built in 2016’ by Slate Magazine

A synagogue in North Dallas that underwent a $34 million renovation last year was listed by Slate Magazine as one of "the best things America built...

January 2, 2017 8:06 am

American Rock Trio Known for LGBT Activism Performs in Israel, Blasts BDS as Ignorant, Antisemitic

A member of an all-female alternative rock band from New York City bashed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement after her group performed its first concert in...

January 1, 2017 8:44 am

Aerosmith Guitarist Wishes Israelis ‘Happy Hanukkah’ With Rendition of ‘Hava Nagila’ Ahead of Performance in Jewish State

The lead guitarist for iconic American rock band Aerosmith wished Israelis a "Happy Hanukkah" on Thursday with a rendition of a well-known Jewish song ahead of his band's...

December 30, 2016 5:29 pm

Muslim Teen Brushes Off Claims He’s a Hero for Helping Arrest Attacker Who Hit Jewish Woman

A Muslim teen who has drawn praise for helping police arrest a Brooklyn man who attacked a Jewish woman on Tuesday night was quick to announce...

December 30, 2016 3:58 pm

Long Island Judaica Auction House Owner Displays 175-Year-Old Ukrainian Menorah Worth $200,000

Hanukkah menorahs are not generally thought of as luxury items, but at a Judaica auction house in Long Island there is one valued at $200,000,...

December 30, 2016 3:02 pm

Obama Is ‘Out of Touch’ and Kerry is ‘Trippin,’ Popular US Video Bloggers ‘Diamond and Silk’ Say in Loquacious Defense of Israel

Two popular American video bloggers unleashed a verbal fusillade on Thursday at President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry over their recent treatment...

December 27, 2016 8:18 am

Twittersphere Lights Up With Posthumous Hanukkah Photo of Late, Great Joan Rivers

The Twittersphere was surprised to see a photo posted on the page of the late comedienne Joan Rivers -- host of the E! network's popular...

December 26, 2016 11:11 am

British Singer With Jewish Roots George Michael Dies at 53

British singer George Michael, who became one of the pop idols of the 1980s with Wham! and then forged a career as a successful solo...

December 26, 2016 7:37 am

A New Documentary Shows the Extent and Nature of Anti-Zionist ‘Hate Spaces’ on Campus

JNS.org - Americans for Peace and Tolerance’s (APT) new documentary, Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus, explores the roots of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions...

December 25, 2016 8:04 am

Award-Winning Chef Who Learned Challah-Baking From Her Late Daughter Teaches Shoppers at Bloomingdale’s Art, Soul of Traditional Jewish Bread

An award-winning chef who led a challah-baking demonstration at the upscale New York City department store Bloomingdale's on Thursday evening, told The Algemeiner that the technique for creating the traditional braided...

December 23, 2016 2:51 am

Eight Quotes to Brighten Your Hanukkah

Winter is upon us, and the New York winds bring a bone-rattling chill. In the midst of shorter days and longer nights, we stay inside...

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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