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Herman Wouk Looks Back After a Century (BOOK REVIEW)

Over the course of his life, Herman Wouk wrote a number of successful novels and other books. The Caine Mutiny, finished in 1951, was...

September 6, 2016 5:30 am

Jewish ‘Scandal’ Star Says He Remains True to Religious Ritual, Despite Scheduling, Dietary Conflicts

A star of the hit TV show "Scandal" told the community website Quora.com that, throughout his acting career, he has remained faithful to his Judaism, even when it has caused him to forfeit gigs. Joshua Malina, who plays the character of David Rosen on the...

Huffington Post Accused of ‘Jew-Hatred’ After Tweeting ‘Offensive’ Joke About Comedian at Video Music Awards

The Huffington Post is facing backlash after joking about a Jewish comedian's  appearance at the Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Sunday night. Josh "The Fat Jew" Ostrovsky took part in Nick Jonas' performance of his song "Bacon," staged in a...

Playboy Columnist Calls Israel’s ‘Burning Man’ Festival ‘Ultimate Revenge on Hitler’

The Israeli version of the famed American Burning Man festival is the "ultimate revenge on Hitler," according to a column in Playboy magazine on Thursday. In his column, Jeff Weiss also took note of the fact that Midburn -- a five-day...

August 25, 2016 3:10 pm

Author of New Book on Connection Between Jews, Punk Rock Describes Bands Flinging Gefilte Fish, Bagels at Audience (INTERVIEW)

Some punk rockers integrate their Jewish identity into their music through food, the author of a...

August 25, 2016 5:23 am

Second Jaffa Jazz Festival to Reunite International, Israeli Musicians

For the second time, Israel will host the Jaffa Jazz Festival, according to Broadwayworld.com. The festival will unite...

August 22, 2016 3:57 pm

Writer of Popular Kids Series to Premiere Autobiographical Solo Show ‘Not That Jewish’

The writer of a popular children's television series will premiere an off-Broadway solo show called "Not...

August 21, 2016 2:18 am

Revealed: Actor Jonah Hill Officiated at Wedding of Fellow Jewish Star, Singer Adam Levine

Jewish actor Jonah Hill revealed on Wednesday morning that he had officiated the wedding of good...

August 19, 2016 2:01 am

Jewish Indie Rocker Dedicates New ‘Refugee’ Track to Grandfather Who Fled Nazi Persecution

Jewish indie singer Ezra Furman released a song on Wednesday that he said was dedicated...

September 6, 2016 5:30 am

Herman Wouk Looks Back After a Century (BOOK REVIEW)

Over the course of his life, Herman Wouk wrote a number of successful novels and other books. The Caine Mutiny, finished in 1951, was on...

August 30, 2016 3:01 pm

Jewish ‘Scandal’ Star Says He Remains True to Religious Ritual, Despite Scheduling, Dietary Conflicts

A star of the hit TV show "Scandal" told the community website Quora.com that, throughout his acting career, he has remained faithful to his Judaism, even when it has caused him to forfeit gigs. Joshua...

August 29, 2016 3:03 pm

Huffington Post Accused of ‘Jew-Hatred’ After Tweeting ‘Offensive’ Joke About Comedian at Video Music Awards

The Huffington Post is facing backlash after joking about a Jewish comedian's  appearance at the Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Sunday night. Josh "The Fat Jew" Ostrovsky took...

August 28, 2016 6:00 am

Playboy Columnist Calls Israel’s ‘Burning Man’ Festival ‘Ultimate Revenge on Hitler’

The Israeli version of the famed American Burning Man festival is the "ultimate revenge on Hitler," according to a column in Playboy magazine on Thursday. In his column, Jeff Weiss also...

August 25, 2016 3:10 pm

Author of New Book on Connection Between Jews, Punk Rock Describes Bands Flinging Gefilte Fish, Bagels at Audience (INTERVIEW)

Some punk rockers integrate their Jewish identity into their music through food, the author of a new book on the topic told The Algemeiner on Wednesday. Michael Croland,...

August 25, 2016 5:23 am

Second Jaffa Jazz Festival to Reunite International, Israeli Musicians

For the second time, Israel will host the Jaffa Jazz Festival, according to Broadwayworld.com. The festival will unite 43 Israeli musicians and eight international artists for a three-day...

August 22, 2016 3:57 pm

Writer of Popular Kids Series to Premiere Autobiographical Solo Show ‘Not That Jewish’

The writer of a popular children's television series will premiere an off-Broadway solo show called "Not That Jewish," according to The Hollywood Reporter. Written and performed by...

August 21, 2016 2:18 am

Revealed: Actor Jonah Hill Officiated at Wedding of Fellow Jewish Star, Singer Adam Levine

Jewish actor Jonah Hill revealed on Wednesday morning that he had officiated the wedding of good friend and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine. The "War Dogs" actor, 32,...

August 19, 2016 2:01 am

Jewish Indie Rocker Dedicates New ‘Refugee’ Track to Grandfather Who Fled Nazi Persecution

Jewish indie singer Ezra Furman released a song on Wednesday that he said was dedicated to his grandfather, who escaped Nazi persecution. Furman told the website Consequence...

August 18, 2016 5:13 am

Uncanny Toy Replica of Israeli ‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot Auctioning on eBay for Over $1,600

An artist is auctioning on eBay a Wonder Woman doll he purchased and repainted to create an uncanny replica of Israeli actress Gal Gadot, who will play...

August 17, 2016 7:27 am

British Jewish Star Daniel Radcliffe Hopes New Movie About Neo-Nazis Will Spark Dialogue to Defeat Antisemitic Rhetoric

Racist and antisemitic rhetoric supported by white supremacists can be defeated by opening channels for meaningful dialogue, British-Jewish actor Daniel Radcliffe said, ahead of the release of...

August 11, 2016 4:01 pm

Vogue Profiles Israeli Instagram Hit Likened to US Reality Star Kylie Jenner

Vogue magazine on Wednesday profiled an Israeli Instagram hit who is being compared to reality TV star Kylie Jenner. Like the youngest sister of the Kardashian-Jenner family, Liron Eini , 22,...

August 9, 2016 6:06 am

‘Indignation’ Has Fight, But Needs More Fury (REVIEW)

Two of the most important things for a young man are to gain independence and find love. In “Indignation,” a film based on the book...

August 8, 2016 6:50 am

Israeli Musical Diplomacy: A Victory Over BDS and Israel-Naysayers

JNS.org - Steven Goldstein’s connection to Israel predates his now-renowned acting and operatic career. He first came to Israel at the age of 15 and has returned...

Opinion

Author of New York Times Magazine Jerusalem Article Signed Pro-Boycott Petition

Concern and questions are mounting as additional details emerge about an article in...

Good Riddance, John Kerry

Every time a member of the Obama administration makes a statement about domestic or foreign affairs, one is reminded why...

Local Democrats Express Solidarity With Islamic Extremists in Wake of Election

Some Democratic politicians, eager to stand in solidarity with the Muslim community and...

Features

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

World

Responding to Backlash, Co-Sponsor of House Antisemitism Act Insists Legisl...

A congressional bill advancing the fight against antisemitism on college campuses will not “diminish or infringe on” First Amendment rights, a...

Israel

Israeli Education Minister Says Outpost Bill Paves Way for West Bank Annexa...

JNS.org - Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett, leader of the Jewish Home party, hailed the preliminary passage of a controversial bill to...

Middle East

As Tehran Issues Daily Threats to US Over Sanctions Extension, Iranian Comm...

Alongside daily threats from the Iranian regime to “retaliate” if US President Barack Obama signs a ten-year extension of the Iran...

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