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Plus-Size Model Ashley Graham Expresses Enthusiasm for ‘Special Trip’ to Israel Upon Return From Forbes’ ‘Under 30 EMEA Summit’

Plus-size American model Ashley Graham, who returned to the US on Thursday after spending a few days in Israel, gave a shout out on...

April 7, 2017 7:29 am

2.4 Million People From Around the World Participate in JNF’s Jerusalem-Themed Photo Challenge

JNS.org - The Jewish National Fund (JNF) announced the winners of its JerusaLens Jerusalem photo contest, held in honor of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Israeli capital’s reunification. Participation in the competition saw 2.4 million people...

US Navy Officer to Lead Passover Seder for Thousands of Crew Members Aboard Military’s Oldest Aircraft Carrier

A Jewish officer in the United States Navy is organizing a Passover seder on an aircraft carrier that has more than 5,000 crew members, Chabad.org reported on Tuesday. Lt. Nicholas Fritzhand will lead the seder aboard the U.S.S. Nimitz, the...

$55 Million Project Revives Dead Sea Beaches

JNS.org - Israeli Minister of Tourism Yariv Levin dedicated a new three-mile promenade along the Dead Sea beachfront at Ein Bokek Monday, as part of a $55 million project seeking to revive the Dead Sea hotel district. The...

April 4, 2017 12:12 pm

‘The Essential Quality of Jewish Food Is Allegiance to Dietary Laws,’ Says Award-Winning Chef Joan Nathan With the Release of Her Latest Cookbook

Award-winning chef and best-selling author Joan Nathan gave her take on the definition of "Jewish food"...

April 4, 2017 8:04 am

Ahead of Passover, Artistic Siblings Collaborate on Depiction of 10 Plagues of Egypt in Face Paint

A New York Jewish photographer told The Algemeiner on Monday about a collaborative project with...

April 3, 2017 11:21 pm

John Ford Coley Set to Rock Israel’s Golan Heights in April

JNS.org - Grammy-nominated rock artist John Ford Coley is scheduled to headline a special concert dubbed...

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...

April 2, 2017 7:50 am
April 7, 2017 7:29 am

Plus-Size Model Ashley Graham Expresses Enthusiasm for ‘Special Trip’ to Israel Upon Return From Forbes’ ‘Under 30 EMEA Summit’

Plus-size American model Ashley Graham, who returned to the US on Thursday after spending a few days in Israel, gave a shout out on social...

April 6, 2017 10:03 am

2.4 Million People From Around the World Participate in JNF’s Jerusalem-Themed Photo Challenge

JNS.org - The Jewish National Fund (JNF) announced the winners of its JerusaLens Jerusalem photo contest, held in honor of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the...

April 6, 2017 7:22 am

US Navy Officer to Lead Passover Seder for Thousands of Crew Members Aboard Military’s Oldest Aircraft Carrier

A Jewish officer in the United States Navy is organizing a Passover seder on an aircraft carrier that has more than 5,000 crew members, Chabad.org reported on Tuesday. Lt....

April 4, 2017 12:53 pm

$55 Million Project Revives Dead Sea Beaches

JNS.org - Israeli Minister of Tourism Yariv Levin dedicated a new three-mile promenade along the Dead Sea beachfront at Ein Bokek Monday, as part of a $55...

April 4, 2017 12:12 pm

‘The Essential Quality of Jewish Food Is Allegiance to Dietary Laws,’ Says Award-Winning Chef Joan Nathan With the Release of Her Latest Cookbook

Award-winning chef and best-selling author Joan Nathan gave her take on the definition of "Jewish food" on Tuesday, with the publication of her latest cookbook. In an...

April 4, 2017 8:04 am

Ahead of Passover, Artistic Siblings Collaborate on Depiction of 10 Plagues of Egypt in Face Paint

A New York Jewish photographer told The Algemeiner on Monday about a collaborative project with his sister, a professional face painter, to create Passover art...

April 3, 2017 11:21 pm

John Ford Coley Set to Rock Israel’s Golan Heights in April

JNS.org - Grammy-nominated rock artist John Ford Coley is scheduled to headline a special concert dubbed “The Texan ‘Eclectic’ Rock Show” in Israel’s scenic Golan Heights...

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...

Opinion

New York Times Blames the Jews for Donald Trump

The New York Times is blaming the Jews for Donald Trump. That’s what I took away from two pieces in the...

Syria Proves the World’s Moral Bankruptcy

Much has been written about Syria’s civil war -- but sadly the mounting death and destruction there has long since become mere...

The Fake Society That Gave Us a Fake President

More and more commentators, politicians on both sides of the aisle, and ordinary citizens are waking up to the fake presidency of Donald Trump. His election...

Features

Venezuelan Jews Fleeing Turmoil Get ‘Lifeline’ in Israel, Despite New Challenges

JNS.org - As the political and economic situation in Venezuela becomes increasingly unstable, Jews...

Despite Zionist Presence, Israel Bashing Upstages Women’s Rights at SlutWalk Chicago

Last weekend, approximately 150 progressive activists attended the annual SlutWalk Chicago....

Israel Hopes for High Profits as Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Exports

JNS.org - Israeli companies and the Israeli government itself stand to earn large profits from...

World

Kushner Team Heads to Middle East as Arab Leaders Emphasize ‘No Peace...

As a high-level negotiating team headed by US President Donald Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner heads to the Middle East...

Israel

Yavne Supermarket Stabbing Victim Recalls Attack, Says Terrorist Asked Him ...

Three weeks after being critically wounded by a knife-wielding Palestinian terrorist at a supermarket in Yavne, Niv Nehemiah has spoken...

Middle East

Arab Foreign Ministers Meet in Cairo Ahead of US Delegation’s Arrival

JNS.org - Palestinian, Jordanian and Egyptian officials met in Cairo Saturday to discuss the next stages in the US-led peace process prior to the arrival of a high-level White House delegation...

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