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Miami Beach Teens Cancel Participation in Roger Waters’ Concert Due to Antisemitism Allegations Against Rock Star

A group of teenagers from Miami Beach, Florida cancelled their participation in former Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters' concert on Thursday following accusations of antisemitism...

July 14, 2017 1:53 pm

Daughter of American Actor Tyrese Gibson Asks Him for Tickets to Popular Israeli Singer’s Concert for Her Birthday

The daughter of American actor Tyrese Gibson asked her father for tickets to a concert of popular Israeli singer Eyal Golan for her 10th birthday on Tuesday. The "Fast and Furious" star shared a video on his Instagram...

Top Entertainment Industry Execs Sign Open Letter Thanking Lincoln Center for Ignoring BDS Efforts Against Israeli Play

More than 45 high-level executives in the entertainment industry signed an open letter on Monday thanking New York City's Lincoln Center for not yielding to pressure by supporters of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS)...

New Play Tells the True Story of Female World War II Hero

Do you know the story of Sophie Scholl and The White Rose? In the early 1940s, a group of German college students published pamphlets that called for the overthrow of the Nazi regime. It was the...

July 7, 2017 3:24 pm

Retired Brazilian Soccer Star Ronaldo Hails Son Playing in Maccabiah Games in Israel

Retired Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo expressed pride this week in his eldest son’s participation in...

July 6, 2017 3:12 pm

Jewish Actor Andrew Garfield Says He Watched Popular Drag Series to Prepare for Latest Theater Role

Jewish actor Andrew Garfield said he prepared for his latest theater role by watching back-to-back episodes...

July 6, 2017 10:45 am

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Signs With NBA Champion Golden State Warriors

JNS.org - Israeli basketball player Omri Casspi signed a one-year contract with the Golden State Warriors,...

July 5, 2017 5:08 pm

Russell Simmons Defends Jay-Z Against Claims of Antisemitism

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons came to Jay-Z's defense on Tuesday after the superstar rapper was accused of...

July 3, 2017 10:09 pm

Israeli-Indian Singer, Set to Perform National Anthem for PM Modi, Gave Up Blossoming Bollywood Career to Return to Jewish State

The Indian-Israeli singer expected to sing the countries' national anthems when Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

July 14, 2017 1:53 pm

Miami Beach Teens Cancel Participation in Roger Waters’ Concert Due to Antisemitism Allegations Against Rock Star

A group of teenagers from Miami Beach, Florida cancelled their participation in former Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters' concert on Thursday following accusations of antisemitism against...

July 13, 2017 11:11 am

Daughter of American Actor Tyrese Gibson Asks Him for Tickets to Popular Israeli Singer’s Concert for Her Birthday

The daughter of American actor Tyrese Gibson asked her father for tickets to a concert of popular Israeli singer Eyal Golan for her 10th birthday on...

July 11, 2017 4:25 pm

Top Entertainment Industry Execs Sign Open Letter Thanking Lincoln Center for Ignoring BDS Efforts Against Israeli Play

More than 45 high-level executives in the entertainment industry signed an open letter on Monday thanking New York City's Lincoln Center for not yielding to pressure...

July 10, 2017 12:44 pm

New Play Tells the True Story of Female World War II Hero

Do you know the story of Sophie Scholl and The White Rose? In the early 1940s, a group of German college students published pamphlets that called...

July 7, 2017 3:24 pm

Retired Brazilian Soccer Star Ronaldo Hails Son Playing in Maccabiah Games in Israel

Retired Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo expressed pride this week in his eldest son’s participation in the quadrennial Maccabiah Games, which got underway in Israel on...

July 6, 2017 3:12 pm

Jewish Actor Andrew Garfield Says He Watched Popular Drag Series to Prepare for Latest Theater Role

Jewish actor Andrew Garfield said he prepared for his latest theater role by watching back-to-back episodes of a popular reality television show about drag queens, E!...

July 6, 2017 10:45 am

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Signs With NBA Champion Golden State Warriors

JNS.org - Israeli basketball player Omri Casspi signed a one-year contract with the Golden State Warriors, the 2017 National Basketball Association (NBA) champions. Casspi inked the $2.1...

July 5, 2017 5:08 pm

Russell Simmons Defends Jay-Z Against Claims of Antisemitism

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons came to Jay-Z's defense on Tuesday after the superstar rapper was accused of using an antisemitic stereotype about Jews in a song on...

July 3, 2017 10:09 pm

Israeli-Indian Singer, Set to Perform National Anthem for PM Modi, Gave Up Blossoming Bollywood Career to Return to Jewish State

The Indian-Israeli singer expected to sing the countries' national anthems when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the Jewish state this week reportedly gave up a...

June 30, 2017 4:32 pm

Video of Israeli Toddler’s Amazing Soccer Skills Goes Viral

A video of a 3-year-old Israeli boy displaying impressive soccer skills has gone viral online. Toddler Matan Shaulov's Instagram page, which more than 60,000 people follow, features...

June 29, 2017 5:02 pm

Israeli ‘Wonder Woman’ Star Gal Gadot Is Among Newest Members of Academy of Motion Pictures

Israeli actress and "Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot is one of the newest members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The academy announced on...

June 29, 2017 11:50 am

Airing of Comedic Roast Recently-Retired Red Sox Star Nixed Due to Racist and Antisemitic Jokes

A comedic roast of recently-retired Red Sox baseball star David Ortiz was not aired as scheduled last weekend due to racist and antisemitic jokes made during the taping,...

June 27, 2017 1:23 pm

During Israeli Visit, US Pop Star Mariah Carey Shuts Down Question About Ex-Fiancee Linked to Netanyahu Corruption Probe

During an interview with Israel's Channel 2 on Monday, American pop star Mariah Carey fended off inquiries about her former fiancee James Packer, who is linked to...

June 27, 2017 11:14 am

Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Ranked Most Popular Celebrity on Social Media

JNS.org - Israeli actress and “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot was ranked first on the latest edition of The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Actors list. The multi-platform entertainment news...

Opinion

New York Times Finally Shows Some Improvement in Anti-Israel Bias

The New York Times is gradually improving. That’s the happiest face to put on the slight improvement in how the newspaper’s...

Alan Dershowitz: Violence Should Not Determine Policy

This article was originally published by Gatestone Institute.  Many who are opposed to President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's...

A Down Payment for Peace

It’s starting to sound like a plan. Since the beginning of the Oslo “peace process,” it has been assumed that Israel...

Features

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Bringing US Policy ‘Back to Reality’

JNS.org - President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on...

Israel’s Iron Dome System Goes Naval

JNS.org - The Israeli Navy has a new tool at its disposal to defend the country’s offshore gas rigs in the...

World

European Union Tells Israeli PM Netanyahu It Rejects Trump’s Jerusale...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his case to Europe to ask allies to join the United States in recognizing Jerusalem...

Israel

Israel Destroys ‘Significant’ Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From G...

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being...

Middle East

Top Hezbollah Leader Boasts of New Military Skills Acquired Defending Assad...

The second-in-command of Hezbollah, Iran's Shia proxy in Lebanon, has told an audience in Tehran that the terrorist organization vastly...

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