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New Film Tells Story of Israeli Basketball Triumph Over Soviets

JNS.org - The stakes could not have been higher when Israel’s Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team faced its heavily favored rival, the Russian CSKA Moscow...

January 4, 2017 5:37 am

Dallas Synagogue Named One of the ‘Best Things America Built in 2016’ by Slate Magazine

A synagogue in North Dallas that underwent a $34 million renovation last year was listed by Slate Magazine as one of "the best things America built in 2016." Temple Emanu-El, home to the largest Reform congregation in the...

American Rock Trio Known for LGBT Activism Performs in Israel, Blasts BDS as Ignorant, Antisemitic

A member of an all-female alternative rock band from New York City bashed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement after her group performed its first concert in the Jewish state. BETTY cellist and vocalist Amy Ziff told the organization...

Aerosmith Guitarist Wishes Israelis ‘Happy Hanukkah’ With Rendition of ‘Hava Nagila’ Ahead of Performance in Jewish State

The lead guitarist for iconic American rock band Aerosmith wished Israelis a "Happy Hanukkah" on Thursday with a rendition of a well-known Jewish song ahead of his band's upcoming concert in Israel. Joe Perry played "Hava Nagila" in a video...

December 30, 2016 5:29 pm

Muslim Teen Brushes Off Claims He’s a Hero for Helping Arrest Attacker Who Hit Jewish Woman

A Muslim teen who has drawn praise for helping police arrest a Brooklyn man who attacked...

December 30, 2016 3:58 pm

Long Island Judaica Auction House Owner Displays 175-Year-Old Ukrainian Menorah Worth $200,000

Hanukkah menorahs are not generally thought of as luxury items, but at a Judaica auction...

December 30, 2016 3:02 pm

Obama Is ‘Out of Touch’ and Kerry is ‘Trippin,’ Popular US Video Bloggers ‘Diamond and Silk’ Say in Loquacious Defense of Israel

Two popular American video bloggers unleashed a verbal fusillade on Thursday at President Barack Obama...

December 27, 2016 8:18 am

Twittersphere Lights Up With Posthumous Hanukkah Photo of Late, Great Joan Rivers

The Twittersphere was surprised to see a photo posted on the page of the late...

December 26, 2016 11:11 am

British Singer With Jewish Roots George Michael Dies at 53

British singer George Michael, who became one of the pop idols of the 1980s with...

January 4, 2017 5:37 am

New Film Tells Story of Israeli Basketball Triumph Over Soviets

JNS.org - The stakes could not have been higher when Israel’s Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team faced its heavily favored rival, the Russian CSKA Moscow squad,...

January 3, 2017 3:36 pm

Dallas Synagogue Named One of the ‘Best Things America Built in 2016’ by Slate Magazine

A synagogue in North Dallas that underwent a $34 million renovation last year was listed by Slate Magazine as one of "the best things America built...

January 2, 2017 8:06 am

American Rock Trio Known for LGBT Activism Performs in Israel, Blasts BDS as Ignorant, Antisemitic

A member of an all-female alternative rock band from New York City bashed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement after her group performed its first concert in...

January 1, 2017 8:44 am

Aerosmith Guitarist Wishes Israelis ‘Happy Hanukkah’ With Rendition of ‘Hava Nagila’ Ahead of Performance in Jewish State

The lead guitarist for iconic American rock band Aerosmith wished Israelis a "Happy Hanukkah" on Thursday with a rendition of a well-known Jewish song ahead of his band's...

December 30, 2016 5:29 pm

Muslim Teen Brushes Off Claims He’s a Hero for Helping Arrest Attacker Who Hit Jewish Woman

A Muslim teen who has drawn praise for helping police arrest a Brooklyn man who attacked a Jewish woman on Tuesday night was quick to announce...

December 30, 2016 3:58 pm

Long Island Judaica Auction House Owner Displays 175-Year-Old Ukrainian Menorah Worth $200,000

Hanukkah menorahs are not generally thought of as luxury items, but at a Judaica auction house in Long Island there is one valued at $200,000,...

December 30, 2016 3:02 pm

Obama Is ‘Out of Touch’ and Kerry is ‘Trippin,’ Popular US Video Bloggers ‘Diamond and Silk’ Say in Loquacious Defense of Israel

Two popular American video bloggers unleashed a verbal fusillade on Thursday at President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry over their recent treatment...

December 27, 2016 8:18 am

Twittersphere Lights Up With Posthumous Hanukkah Photo of Late, Great Joan Rivers

The Twittersphere was surprised to see a photo posted on the page of the late comedienne Joan Rivers -- host of the E! network's popular...

December 26, 2016 11:11 am

British Singer With Jewish Roots George Michael Dies at 53

British singer George Michael, who became one of the pop idols of the 1980s with Wham! and then forged a career as a successful solo...

December 26, 2016 7:37 am

A New Documentary Shows the Extent and Nature of Anti-Zionist ‘Hate Spaces’ on Campus

JNS.org - Americans for Peace and Tolerance’s (APT) new documentary, Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus, explores the roots of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions...

December 25, 2016 8:04 am

Award-Winning Chef Who Learned Challah-Baking From Her Late Daughter Teaches Shoppers at Bloomingdale’s Art, Soul of Traditional Jewish Bread

An award-winning chef who led a challah-baking demonstration at the upscale New York City department store Bloomingdale's on Thursday evening, told The Algemeiner that the technique for creating the traditional braided...

December 23, 2016 2:51 am

Eight Quotes to Brighten Your Hanukkah

Winter is upon us, and the New York winds bring a bone-rattling chill. In the midst of shorter days and longer nights, we stay inside...

December 23, 2016 2:48 am

‘My Fat Dad’ and Memories of Eating on Hanukkah

JNS.org - In her memoir, “My Fat Dad,” New York Times wellness blogger and nutritionist Dawn Lerman shares her food journey and the story of...

December 23, 2016 2:46 am

At the Jewish Museum, Hanukkah Menorahs Are More Than Ceremonial

JNS.org - New York’s Jewish Museum is shining a bright light on the many forms and enduring ritual uses of Hanukkah menorahs in a new exhibit that...

Opinion

New York Times Promotes Myth That Jews Oppose Organ Donation

The first paragraph of a New York Times opinion piece inaccurately portrays Judaism as opposed to organ donation. The Times article,...

A White House Initiative to Defeat Radical Islam

Who is the enemy? It's been more than 15 years since 9/11, and still this fundamental question rattles around. Prominent...

Features

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

World

Trump Rallies Supporters at CPAC Convention: ‘Now Is the Time for Act...

US President Donald Trump rallied his loyal supporters with a stridently populist and security-dominated message Friday, declaring the start of...

Israel

Watchdog: Human Rights Watch ‘Deeply Implicated in BDS and Other Form...

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is “deeply implicated in BDS and other forms of political warfare” against the Jewish state, a...

Middle East

Ex-Top Israeli Official: Iran ‘Far More Dangerous’ Post-Nuclear Deal, S...

Rather than becoming more moderate -- as promised by the Obama administration during its marketing of the July 2015 Iran...

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