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Albert Einstein Letter About Israel Being ‘Intellectually Active’ Goes up for Auction

A letter written by renowned Jewish physicist Albert Einstein about Israel is among a collection set to go for auction next week, according to...

June 13, 2017 4:42 pm

Jewish Broadway Star Ben Platt Wins Best Actor in a Musical at Tony Awards

Jewish Broadway star Ben Platt, who plays the title character in "Dear Evan Hansen," won the award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical at the Tony Awards ceremony in New York City...

Trump’s Jewish Granddaughter Wants to Be ‘Star of David’

Ivanka Trump posted on Twitter on Friday her five-year-old daughter’s answers to a list of questions from her kindergarten classmates and teachers, and a number of them highlighted her Jewish identity. Asked what kind of star...

Vogue: Israel’s ‘Stunning Beaches’ Have ‘Something for Every Type of Sand Lover’

Vogue magazine published on Tuesday a list of "must-visit" beach spots in Israel for tourists hoping to soak up some sun. The magazine said Tel Aviv's 13 beaches -- such as Nordau Beach, Hilton Beach, and...

June 8, 2017 3:07 pm

Rock Siren Courtney Love Blasts ‘Antisemitic’ BDS Activist Linda Sarsour Over Fundraising Campaign

The outspoken Palestinian-American BDS activist Linda Sarsour has attracted the ire of rock singer and...

June 5, 2017 11:32 am

Jewish Actor Tweets ‘FU BDS’ Following Box Office Success of ‘Wonder Woman’ Movie Starring Israeli Actress Gal Gadot

A Jewish actor who stars on the hit television series "Scandal" posted a defiant message to BDS...

June 2, 2017 3:23 pm

Radiohead Singer: Pressure by BDS Supporters to Cancel Israel Concert Is ‘Extremely Upsetting, Disrespectful and Offensive’

The amount of harassment Radiohead has received from BDS supporters about its upcoming concert in...

May 30, 2017 3:56 pm

Jewish Illusionist Act Advances to ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Final

A duo of Jewish illusionists have advanced to the upcoming "Britain's Got Talent" final, the UK's Jewish...

May 26, 2017 1:03 pm

‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot Dances to ‘Hava Nagila’ With Late-Night Talk Show Host Conan O’Brien

Israeli actress Gal Gadot danced to "Hava Nagila" with Conan O'Brien during an appearance on...

June 13, 2017 4:42 pm

Albert Einstein Letter About Israel Being ‘Intellectually Active’ Goes up for Auction

A letter written by renowned Jewish physicist Albert Einstein about Israel is among a collection set to go for auction next week, according to The...

June 12, 2017 4:11 pm

Jewish Broadway Star Ben Platt Wins Best Actor in a Musical at Tony Awards

Jewish Broadway star Ben Platt, who plays the title character in "Dear Evan Hansen," won the award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a...

June 11, 2017 3:30 pm

Trump’s Jewish Granddaughter Wants to Be ‘Star of David’

Ivanka Trump posted on Twitter on Friday her five-year-old daughter’s answers to a list of questions from her kindergarten classmates and teachers, and a number...

June 9, 2017 2:52 pm

Vogue: Israel’s ‘Stunning Beaches’ Have ‘Something for Every Type of Sand Lover’

Vogue magazine published on Tuesday a list of "must-visit" beach spots in Israel for tourists hoping to soak up some sun. The magazine said Tel Aviv's...

June 8, 2017 3:07 pm

Rock Siren Courtney Love Blasts ‘Antisemitic’ BDS Activist Linda Sarsour Over Fundraising Campaign

The outspoken Palestinian-American BDS activist Linda Sarsour has attracted the ire of rock singer and actress Courtney Love in a furious Twitter exchange. Love -- the...

June 5, 2017 11:32 am

Jewish Actor Tweets ‘FU BDS’ Following Box Office Success of ‘Wonder Woman’ Movie Starring Israeli Actress Gal Gadot

A Jewish actor who stars on the hit television series "Scandal" posted a defiant message to BDS supporters on Twitter on Sunday following a successful opening weekend...

June 2, 2017 3:23 pm

Radiohead Singer: Pressure by BDS Supporters to Cancel Israel Concert Is ‘Extremely Upsetting, Disrespectful and Offensive’

The amount of harassment Radiohead has received from BDS supporters about its upcoming concert in Israel is "extremely upsetting," the rock band's lead singer said...

May 30, 2017 3:56 pm

Jewish Illusionist Act Advances to ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Final

A duo of Jewish illusionists have advanced to the upcoming "Britain's Got Talent" final, the UK's Jewish Chronicle reported on Tuesday. On the hit show's live semi-final on Monday,...

May 26, 2017 1:03 pm

‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot Dances to ‘Hava Nagila’ With Late-Night Talk Show Host Conan O’Brien

Israeli actress Gal Gadot danced to "Hava Nagila" with Conan O'Brien during an appearance on his late-night talk show on Thursday. For a segment of "Conan,"...

May 25, 2017 4:05 pm

Jewish Reggae Singer Matisyahu on Israelis: They’re the ‘Sweetest People,’ But Don’t Mess With Them

Jewish reggae and hip-hop star Matisyahu shared his impression of Israelis in a radio interview on Tuesday, describing them as kind people who are not pushovers. "We're...

May 24, 2017 3:10 pm

Jimmy Fallon Imitates Gal Gadot’s Israeli Accent, Jokes With Her About ‘Cabbage Patch’ Dolls on ‘The Tonight Show’

Late night talk show host Jimmy Fallon poked fun at "Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot and tried imitating her Israeli accent during the actress' appearance...

May 18, 2017 3:18 pm

‘Jerusalem of Gold’ Dress Donned by Israeli Culture Minister at Cannes Film Festival Draws Arab Ire

The “Jerusalem of Gold” dress worn by Israel’s culture minister on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday has drawn ire from...

May 12, 2017 2:56 pm

Actress Goldie Hawn on Her Jewish Faith: ‘I Like My Tribe’

Actress Goldie Hawn expressed pride in being Jewish in a recent interview in which she discussed her faith, parenting and her son's near-death experience as...

May 10, 2017 4:08 pm

Israeli Visual Artist Who Created Viral Car Ad Video Explains Hidden, Personal Story Behind Clip

An Israeli visual effects artist who created a viral YouTube car advertisement told The Algemeiner on Wednesday that every element of the clip has a personal...

Opinion

Hamas Supporter to Receive Award From Harvard Student Group

He has publicly endorsed Hamas, and secretly schemed with Hamas' supporters to thwart US-led peace efforts in the Middle East. Now Nihad Awad is preparing for a prestigious...

Decertifying the Iran Deal — A Moral Imperative, but Now What?

“In a large country with multiple facilities and ample experience in nuclear concealment,...

A Message to Congress: Don’t Tamper With Iran Deal, Build on It

The Trump administration’s approach to the Iran deal is problematic due to the multiple conflicts raging throughout the Middle East, including...

Features

Experts Say Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Quest Will Persist, Despite US Moves

JNS.org - Iran is unlikely to halt its drive toward nuclear weapons and ballistic...

New French Jewish Leader Brings Hope of Change to UNESCO

JNS.org - The election of the first Jewish director-general of UNESCO -- French politician Audrey Azoulay -- is raising hopes that she might return the organization...

Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs

JNS.org - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...

World

Japanese Firm Finalizes Record-Setting $1.1 Billion Acquisition of Israel...

JNS.org - Following announcements in July that Japan’s Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation (MTPC) would acquire the Israeli pharmaceutical company NeuroDerm for...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Pledge ‘Relentless Fight’ Aga...

Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards on Thursday threatened a “relentless fight” against Israel, a day after the US urged the international...

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