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Bernie Sanders Visibly Moved After Learning Relative Died Fighting Nazis in World War II

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders recently choked up after he learned that one of his relatives died while fighting the Nazis during World War II. The Jewish former...

October 2, 2017 11:23 am

Israeli NBA Player Omri Casspi Talks About Resurgence of Antisemitism in US

Israeli basketball player Omri Casspi talked about the resurgence of antisemitism in the US and his new career with the NBA's Golden State Warriors in an interview published by Sports Illustrated on Wednesday. The 29-year-old signed a one-year...

Israeli Mentalist Gives Rosh Hashanah Gift to Late Night Show Host as Part of Mind Game Routine

Israeli mentalist Lior Suchard gave James Corden, host of "The Late, Late Show" on CBS, a Rosh Hashanah present on Monday in the midst of a mind trick he played on the British TV personality. As part of...

Actress Mayim Bialik Tells ‘Late Late Show’ Host James Corden About Her Rosh Hashanah ‘Thanksgiving-Themed’ Meal

Jewish actress and "Big Bang Theory" star Mayim Bialik discussed her "Thanksgiving-themed" Rosh Hashanah meal during her appearance last week on James Corden's "Late, Late Show" on CBS. On the episode, which aired the first night of...

September 20, 2017 1:57 pm

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her...

September 19, 2017 5:40 pm

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video of him...

September 12, 2017 2:47 pm

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some 15,000 people...

September 11, 2017 3:23 pm

Israeli Movie ‘Foxtrot’ Wins Second Place Prize at Venice Film Festival

JNS.org - The Israeli film “Foxtrot” won the second-place Grand Jury Prize at the Venice Film...

September 8, 2017 4:26 pm

Former ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Star Talks About Jewish Upbringing, Spirituality and Its Connection to His Acting Career

Josh Radnor, star of the former hit CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," spoke to a...

October 2, 2017 11:23 am

Bernie Sanders Visibly Moved After Learning Relative Died Fighting Nazis in World War II

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders recently choked up after he learned that one of his relatives died while fighting the Nazis during World War II. The Jewish former Democratic...

September 28, 2017 2:16 pm

Israeli NBA Player Omri Casspi Talks About Resurgence of Antisemitism in US

Israeli basketball player Omri Casspi talked about the resurgence of antisemitism in the US and his new career with the NBA's Golden State Warriors in an...

September 27, 2017 11:44 am

Israeli Mentalist Gives Rosh Hashanah Gift to Late Night Show Host as Part of Mind Game Routine

Israeli mentalist Lior Suchard gave James Corden, host of "The Late, Late Show" on CBS, a Rosh Hashanah present on Monday in the midst of a...

September 26, 2017 11:57 am

Actress Mayim Bialik Tells ‘Late Late Show’ Host James Corden About Her Rosh Hashanah ‘Thanksgiving-Themed’ Meal

Jewish actress and "Big Bang Theory" star Mayim Bialik discussed her "Thanksgiving-themed" Rosh Hashanah meal during her appearance last week on James Corden's "Late, Late...

September 20, 2017 1:57 pm

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing the World, she seems to...

September 19, 2017 5:40 pm

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video of him trying to swoon an Israeli woman during a recent visit...

September 12, 2017 2:47 pm

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some 15,000 people to the five-day event to celebrate Israeli culture and diversity...

September 11, 2017 3:23 pm

Israeli Movie ‘Foxtrot’ Wins Second Place Prize at Venice Film Festival

JNS.org - The Israeli film “Foxtrot” won the second-place Grand Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday and drew strong criticism from Israel’s Minister...

September 8, 2017 4:26 pm

Former ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Star Talks About Jewish Upbringing, Spirituality and Its Connection to His Acting Career

Josh Radnor, star of the former hit CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," spoke to a group of students at Cornell University on Wednesday about his...

September 7, 2017 1:37 pm

Israeli Novel ‘Three Floors Up’ Gives English Readers a Page-Turner

JNS.org - “A wonderful fact to reflect upon ... when I enter a great city by night, [is] that every one of those darkly clustered houses encloses its...

September 4, 2017 1:46 pm

Israeli Movie ‘Foxtrot’ Is Frontrunner for Top Prize at Venice Film Festival

JNS.org - The Israeli film “Foxtrot” is a frontrunner at the Venice Film Festival to win the Golden Lion award, the event’s top prize. The film, which...

September 3, 2017 10:46 am

Conan O’Brien Meets Gal Gadot, Hits Tel Aviv Beach and Drinks Guinness as Week-Long Israel Trip Draws to Close

American talk show host Conan O’Brien kept popping up across Tel Aviv this weekend as his week-long tour of Israel drew to a close. O’Brien has provided...

August 31, 2017 11:46 am

In Israel, Conan O’Brien Floats in Dead Sea, Dines With Netanyahu, Trains With IDF

JNS.org - American television host Conan O’Brien visited Israel for the first time this week to film an episode of his “Conan Without Borders” show for...

August 29, 2017 2:34 pm

Netanyahu Hosts Conan O’Brien at His Home for Meal and Conversation About Dog Food

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hosted American late night talk show host Conan O'Brien at his home on Monday for a meal and a chat about...

Opinion

Helping the African People Is Right — and Will Also Help Israel

As Israel approaches its 70th birthday, Israelis and supporters of Israel can be...

How We Should Really Celebrate Purim

I believe that the core principles of all religions are virtually the same. They may have different ways of describing...

From Holocaust to ‘Polocaust’: A Change in Parlance Doesn’t Change the Facts

JNS.org - I interviewed Mateusz Morawiecki, the current prime minister of Poland, during his September visit...

Features

‘Inheriting Genocide’ Unpacks How Holocaust Trauma Spans Generations

JNS.org - Does time -- even an entire generation or multiple generations --actually heal all wounds? The...

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

World

Report: Nigerian Air Force Special Forces Soldiers Receive Counter-Terroris...

A group of 150 Nigerian Air Force special forces soldiers have received counter-terrorism training from a team of Israeli military...

Israel

Israelis Protest Both in Support and Against Deportation of Illegal Migrant...

JNS.org - Israelis took to the streets over the weekend both to support and oppose the ongoing deportation of Eritrean and...

Middle East

Iran Says Damascus Suburbs Assault to Continue as Fighting Rages

Iran said pro-Damascus forces would press ahead with attacks on an insurgent enclave near the Syrian capital, as ground fighting raged on there in defiance of a UN resolution demanding...

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