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Vogue Touts Benefits of Keeping Shabbat, Even For Non-Jews: ‘It’s an Ancient Antidote to Our Modern Ailments’

Observing Shabbat is something everyone -- even non-Jews -- should do for their well-being, according to a recently published Vogue magazine article. "It doesn’t matter if you’re Jewish,...

March 14, 2017 10:21 am

Team Israel Suffers First Loss at World Baseball Classic, Likely Needs Win Over Japan on Wednesday to Advance to Championship Round

Team Israel, the Cinderella story of the 2017 World Baseball Classic so far, suffered its first loss of the tournament on Monday, falling 12-2 to the Netherlands at the Tokyo Dome. In its third and final...

‘Make No Mistake; We Represent Israel,’ Says Coach of Team Taking Jewish State to Quarter Finals in World Baseball Classic 2017

As Team Israel celebrated its fourth win in the World Baseball Classic 2017 – this time 4:1 against Cuba – its manager took the opportunity to refute claims that the American players have no real connection to...

Ivanka Trump Bakes Traditional Purim Hamentashen With Her Kids Ahead of Jewish Festival

Ahead of Purim, Ivanka Trump shared a photo on Instagram of her family baking hamentashen – triangular cookies traditionally eaten on the Jewish holiday. The daughter of the new US president is seen in the picture...

March 12, 2017 10:43 am

Israel Continues World Baseball Classic Winning Streak, Beating Cuba 4-1

Israel continued its surprising run at the World Baseball Classic on Sunday, beating Cuba 4-1...

March 10, 2017 5:54 pm

In Israel for ‘Norman’ Premiere, US Actor Richard Gere Slams Trump, Netanyahu as ‘Bad Guys’

US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are “bad guys” who “don’t...

March 9, 2017 3:40 pm
March 9, 2017 3:22 pm

Ivanka Tweets Golda Meir Message About ‘Making the Most of Yourself’ in Honor of International Women’s Day

Ivanka Trump tweeted a meme on Thursday with a quote by the late Golda Meir, Israel's fourth prime...

March 9, 2017 11:18 am

Israel Beats Netherlands in World Baseball Classic in Seoul, Achieving 3-0 Record

Nate Freiman's RBI double sparked a three-run first inning Thursday as Israel beat the Netherlands...

March 14, 2017 10:21 am

Vogue Touts Benefits of Keeping Shabbat, Even For Non-Jews: ‘It’s an Ancient Antidote to Our Modern Ailments’

Observing Shabbat is something everyone -- even non-Jews -- should do for their well-being, according to a recently published Vogue magazine article. "It doesn’t matter if you’re Jewish, Hindu,...

March 13, 2017 11:08 am

Team Israel Suffers First Loss at World Baseball Classic, Likely Needs Win Over Japan on Wednesday to Advance to Championship Round

Team Israel, the Cinderella story of the 2017 World Baseball Classic so far, suffered its first loss of the tournament on Monday, falling 12-2 to...

March 12, 2017 3:18 pm

‘Make No Mistake; We Represent Israel,’ Says Coach of Team Taking Jewish State to Quarter Finals in World Baseball Classic 2017

As Team Israel celebrated its fourth win in the World Baseball Classic 2017 – this time 4:1 against Cuba – its manager took the opportunity to...

March 12, 2017 10:51 am

Ivanka Trump Bakes Traditional Purim Hamentashen With Her Kids Ahead of Jewish Festival

Ahead of Purim, Ivanka Trump shared a photo on Instagram of her family baking hamentashen – triangular cookies traditionally eaten on the Jewish holiday. The daughter...

March 12, 2017 10:43 am

Israel Continues World Baseball Classic Winning Streak, Beating Cuba 4-1

Israel continued its surprising run at the World Baseball Classic on Sunday, beating Cuba 4-1 in its first game of the second round to improve...

March 10, 2017 5:54 pm

In Israel for ‘Norman’ Premiere, US Actor Richard Gere Slams Trump, Netanyahu as ‘Bad Guys’

US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are “bad guys” who “don’t really get it in the fullness of things,” American actor...

March 9, 2017 3:40 pm

‘Entourage’ Star Adrian Grenier in Jerusalem: ‘Contemplating Ancient City in Modern Times; Holy Land, History, Humanity’

Actor Adrian Grenier, famous for his lead role as Vincent Chase on the hit HBO series “Entourage,” published a photo of himself on Thursday looking out...

March 9, 2017 3:22 pm

Ivanka Tweets Golda Meir Message About ‘Making the Most of Yourself’ in Honor of International Women’s Day

Ivanka Trump tweeted a meme on Thursday with a quote by the late Golda Meir, Israel's fourth prime minister, as part of a belated International Women's Day greeting. "Make...

March 9, 2017 11:18 am

Israel Beats Netherlands in World Baseball Classic in Seoul, Achieving 3-0 Record

Nate Freiman's RBI double sparked a three-run first inning Thursday as Israel beat the Netherlands 4-2 to finish top of Pool A in the World...

March 8, 2017 2:01 pm

3 Anonymous ‘Stupid Teenagers’ Send Letter of Apology, $50 to Pennsylvania Library Whose Parking Lot They Vandalized With Shaving-Cream Swastika

A letter of apology and $50 in cash were found on Monday at a Pennsylvania library whose parking lot had been decorated with a shaving-cream swastika, the local news station NBC10...

March 8, 2017 8:37 am

‘Supergirl’ Villain Name-Drops the ‘Lubavitcher Rabbi’

A recent episode of the CW network's show "Supergirl" referenced the late revered leader of the Chabad-Lubavitch sect of Judaism. In "Mr. and Mrs. Mxyzptlk," which aired Feb....

March 8, 2017 8:00 am

Using Humor to Expose Hatred

Tuvia Tenenbom's fantastic new book, The Lies They Tell, uses humor as a weapon to expose hatred. The playwright, who runs the Jewish Theater of New York...

March 7, 2017 3:58 pm

Traveling Photo Exhibit Honoring the Late Elie Wiesel Opens in Paris, Where Holocaust Survivor Nobel Laureate Began His Journalism Career

A traveling photo exhibit launched this weekend in Paris honors the life and legacy of world-renowned Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel, its...

March 7, 2017 12:59 pm

23 Artists to Visit Israel to Aid Effort to Save Diminishing Dead Sea

JNS.org - Twenty-three artists from around the world are scheduled to visit Israel in mid-March to raise awareness for the efforts to save the evaporating Dead Sea. The...

Opinion

Ehud Barak’s ‘Slippery Slope’

In an interview Wednesday with Tim Sebastian -- host of the program ‎‎"Conflict Zone" on German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle...

Why I Love Elijah

Elijah the Tishbite (Eliyahu in Hebrew) is one of the most important and most complex characters in biblical and Jewish lore....

Welcome to the Shia Corridor

JNS.org - If you haven’t encountered the term “Shia corridor” yet, chances are that you will in the coming weeks, particularly...

Features

Will Palestinian Energy Feud Spark Surge in Violence Against Israel?

JNS.org - The long-running feud between Hamas and Fatah has led to a deepening...

‘Love of Christians’ Touted as Strategic Asset for Israel at Major Policy Conference

JNS.org - The strategic importance of Christian Zionism was highlighted...

Memory of Greek Jewish Metropolis Endures at New Holocaust Museum

JNS.org - Last week’s visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, to Thessaloniki, Greece, marked the construction...

World

As Austrian Capital Readies for ‘Al-Quds Day’ March, Anti-Fasci...

As pro-Iranian and Hezbollah demonstrators prepare for the annual "Al-Quds Day" march in Vienna on Saturday, anti-fascist activists in the...

Middle East

Report: Trump Considering Camp David-Style Summit to Bring Arab States Toge...

President Trump is considering calling a Camp David-style summit to address growing tensions among long-established U.S. allies in the Arab...

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