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Report: Banksy, World’s Most Mysterious Graffiti Artist, Spotted in Israeli Shopping Mall

A woman passing by a soon-to-open exhibit at an Israeli shopping mall -- featuring the “Art of Banksy” -- claims to have caught the...

April 2, 2017 12:56 pm

Israeli Olympic Medalists Yarden Gerbi, Ori Sasson Highlight Connection Between Judo and Patriotism: On the Mat, ‘We Are Fighting for Our Country’

Star Israeli judokas, both of whom won bronze medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics, told a gathering of American Jews in the Big Apple last week about the connection between their sport and service to...

Archaeologists Discover ‘Gigantic’ Dolmen in Israel’s Upper Galilee

JNS.org - Archaeologists are stunned by the uncovering of what they described as a “gigantic” dolmen in Israel’s Upper Galilee region, saying the stone’s discovery contradicts current theories regarding the sophistication of the Bronze Age. The dolmen...

Anger Among Palestinians Over Tel Aviv Show Prompts British Comedian to Nix Plans to Run in Bethlehem Marathon

A British comedian nixed plans to run in Friday’s Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem after being pressured to do so by race organizers angered by his decision to perform in Tel Aviv the night before, the...

March 29, 2017 12:32 pm

Pastors’ Israel Trip Highlights ‘Miracle of Christian-Jewish Brotherhood’

JNS.org - A delegation of 30 young evangelical pastors traveled to Israel earlier this month on...

March 29, 2017 12:08 pm

Newly Released ‘Harry Potter’ Haggadah Parallels Biblical Exodus With Hogwarts Journeys, Messages

A new Passover haggadah inspired by J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter illustrates an analogy between the global best-seller's...

March 29, 2017 7:51 am

‘Shark Tank’ Investor, Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban: ‘Being Jewish Has Given Me a Foundation for Everything’

The owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks and investor on the hit ABC show "Shark...

March 28, 2017 10:42 am

2,000-Year-Old Jewish Community Unearthed Near Beit Shemesh

JNS.org - During a weeklong excavation project near Beit Shemesh, 240 Israeli students from Jerusalem’s Boyer...

March 28, 2017 10:38 am

30 Pastors Witness Lifesaving Israeli Volunteer EMS Methods in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A special delegation from the US organized by Christians United for Israel (CUFI) traveled...

April 2, 2017 12:56 pm

Report: Banksy, World’s Most Mysterious Graffiti Artist, Spotted in Israeli Shopping Mall

A woman passing by a soon-to-open exhibit at an Israeli shopping mall -- featuring the “Art of Banksy” -- claims to have caught the elusive...

April 2, 2017 7:50 am

Israeli Olympic Medalists Yarden Gerbi, Ori Sasson Highlight Connection Between Judo and Patriotism: On the Mat, ‘We Are Fighting for Our Country’

Star Israeli judokas, both of whom won bronze medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics, told a gathering of American Jews in the Big Apple last...

April 2, 2017 6:37 am

Archaeologists Discover ‘Gigantic’ Dolmen in Israel’s Upper Galilee

JNS.org - Archaeologists are stunned by the uncovering of what they described as a “gigantic” dolmen in Israel’s Upper Galilee region, saying the stone’s discovery contradicts...

March 31, 2017 5:21 pm

Anger Among Palestinians Over Tel Aviv Show Prompts British Comedian to Nix Plans to Run in Bethlehem Marathon

A British comedian nixed plans to run in Friday’s Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem after being pressured to do so by race organizers angered by his...

March 29, 2017 12:32 pm

Pastors’ Israel Trip Highlights ‘Miracle of Christian-Jewish Brotherhood’

JNS.org - A delegation of 30 young evangelical pastors traveled to Israel earlier this month on their first visit to the Jewish state. Rabbi Pini Dunner,...

March 29, 2017 12:08 pm

Newly Released ‘Harry Potter’ Haggadah Parallels Biblical Exodus With Hogwarts Journeys, Messages

A new Passover haggadah inspired by J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter illustrates an analogy between the global best-seller's main character and the biblical story of the Exodus, the holiday...

March 29, 2017 7:51 am

‘Shark Tank’ Investor, Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban: ‘Being Jewish Has Given Me a Foundation for Everything’

The owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks and investor on the hit ABC show "Shark Tank" said on Sunday that "being Jewish has given me...

March 28, 2017 10:42 am

2,000-Year-Old Jewish Community Unearthed Near Beit Shemesh

JNS.org - During a weeklong excavation project near Beit Shemesh, 240 Israeli students from Jerusalem’s Boyer High School uncovered the remains of an ancient Jewish community...

March 28, 2017 10:38 am

30 Pastors Witness Lifesaving Israeli Volunteer EMS Methods in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A special delegation from the US organized by Christians United for Israel (CUFI) traveled to Jerusalem last week and visited the headquarters of United...

March 28, 2017 8:54 am

Cathay Pacific Airline’s Hong Kong-Israel Route Takes Flight

JNS.org - The Cathay Pacific airline’s first flight from Hong Kong to Israel landed at Ben Gurion International Airport last Sunday. The landing followed the October 2016...

March 28, 2017 7:19 am

Pakistani Granted Right to Identify as Jewish Celebrates ‘Passover Seder Gift’ Ahead of Upcoming Holiday

A Pakistani recently granted permission by his government to identify as Jewish celebrated his triumph Sunday on social media. Fishel Benkhald -- whose father is Muslim and...

March 27, 2017 9:24 am

Israel’s Future Tallest Building Approved for Construction

JNS.org - Construction has been approved for an ambitious project to build Israel's new tallest skyscraper. The Israeli Finance Ministry’s district committee has signed off on the Miloslavsky architects company's June 2014...

March 27, 2017 6:42 am

Master of the Chefs: The Kosher World’s Unsung Hero

JNS.org - Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade sausage? Fresh, cured gravlax made...

March 26, 2017 6:56 am

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an intimate inside look at what...

Opinion

New York Times Obituary of Harvard Figure Omits His Clashes With Jewish Community

A laudatory New York Times obituary of a Harvard “neurobiologist and explorer,” S....

Film Directors Are Happy to Support BDS — and Profit From Israel

Artists for Palestine recently released this statement: Film writer and director Mike Leigh has criticised...

Addiction and the Jewish Community

The catastrophic numbers of drug users in America -- and the number of deaths and overdoses due to drugs -- only pale...

Features

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...

A Tale of Two Palestinian Worlds

JNS.org - For slightly more than a decade, the two main areas slated for a future Palestinian state -- the disputed territories in...

World

House Committee Approves Strict Restrictions on US Funding for UN and Pales...

Tough conditions on American funding for both the UN and the Palestinian Authority (PA) have been approved by the congressional committee...

Israel

Amid Ongoing Terror Surge, ‘Mi Shebeirach’ Prayer for Israeli S...

The wording of the “Mi Shebeirach” prayer for members of Israeli security forces has officially been updated to include police...

Middle East

Kuwait Takes ‘Actions’ Regarding Diplomatic Relations With Iran

Kuwait has taken unspecified "actions" regarding its diplomatic relationship with Iran following a court case ruling last year, a Kuwaiti government official said on Thursday, after Arab media said parts...

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