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Poll: Israeli ‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot’s Wix Commercial Most Popular Among Super Bowl Ads

A commercial for web development platform Wix featuring Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot was the most popular ad that aired during Sunday’s Super...

February 6, 2017 12:54 pm

‘When the Jews Are Away, the Goys Will Play,’ Says Trump Impersonator Alec Baldwin in First ‘Saturday Night Live’ Lampoon Since Presidential Inauguration

For the first time since Donald Trump’s inauguration as president of the United States on January 20, actor Alec Baldwin returned this weekend to the NBC satire show "Saturday Night Live" (SNL) to impersonate and...

Legendary US Actor, Martial Artist Chuck Norris’ Israel Visit Sparks Social Media Stir

Legendary American actor and martial artist Chuck Norris is currently visiting Israel, according to a flurry of photos that popped up on social media this weekend. Ex-Israeli Foreign Ministry director-general Dore Gold posted a photo of...

CNN Panel Discusses Influence of Jared Kushner’s Shabbat Observance on Father-in-Law President Donald Trump’s Behavior

The influence of Jared Kushner’s Shabbat observance on his father-in-law President Donald Trump’s behavior was the subject of a brief discussion earlier this week by a CNN panel. Kushner -- a 36-year-old Orthodox Jew who is...

February 3, 2017 7:03 am

Israeli ‘Miss Universe’ Contestant Says She Hopes French Crown-Winner Makes Good on Promise to Visit Jewish State

Israel's representative in the Miss Universe 2016 pageant revealed on Monday night that the new titleholder has promised...

February 2, 2017 8:21 am

Video of Ben Gurion Airport Employees Collecting Wayward Helium Balloons in Arrivals Hall, to Donate to Children in Need, Goes Viral

Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) has been engaged for years in a little-known weekly endeavor...

February 1, 2017 2:47 pm

British Comedian to Attendees of Jewish Charity Dinner: ‘Jews Love Charity and They Love Dinner’

In a video message to attendees of World Jewish Relief's annual gala on Monday night, the...

February 1, 2017 1:28 pm

Israeli News Website Quiz Asks: Which Countries Are We Forbidden From Entering?

After President Donald Trump signed an executive order to restrict the entry into the US...

January 31, 2017 3:32 pm

Hip-Hop Artist Lil Wayne Recommends Kosher Wine to Fans for Valentine’s Day

American hip-hop artist Lil Wayne suggested on Monday that his fans treat their significant others...

February 6, 2017 12:54 pm

Poll: Israeli ‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot’s Wix Commercial Most Popular Among Super Bowl Ads

A commercial for web development platform Wix featuring Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot was the most popular ad that aired during Sunday’s Super Bowl,...

February 5, 2017 1:54 pm

‘When the Jews Are Away, the Goys Will Play,’ Says Trump Impersonator Alec Baldwin in First ‘Saturday Night Live’ Lampoon Since Presidential Inauguration

For the first time since Donald Trump’s inauguration as president of the United States on January 20, actor Alec Baldwin returned this weekend to the...

February 5, 2017 1:48 pm

Legendary US Actor, Martial Artist Chuck Norris’ Israel Visit Sparks Social Media Stir

Legendary American actor and martial artist Chuck Norris is currently visiting Israel, according to a flurry of photos that popped up on social media this...

February 3, 2017 4:02 pm

CNN Panel Discusses Influence of Jared Kushner’s Shabbat Observance on Father-in-Law President Donald Trump’s Behavior

The influence of Jared Kushner’s Shabbat observance on his father-in-law President Donald Trump’s behavior was the subject of a brief discussion earlier this week by...

February 3, 2017 7:03 am

Israeli ‘Miss Universe’ Contestant Says She Hopes French Crown-Winner Makes Good on Promise to Visit Jewish State

Israel's representative in the Miss Universe 2016 pageant revealed on Monday night that the new titleholder has promised to visit the Jewish state. "I’m holding her to that promise," Israel's Yam Kaspers Anshel...

February 2, 2017 8:21 am

Video of Ben Gurion Airport Employees Collecting Wayward Helium Balloons in Arrivals Hall, to Donate to Children in Need, Goes Viral

Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) has been engaged for years in a little-known weekly endeavor to collect all the wayward helium balloons – with which...

February 1, 2017 2:47 pm

British Comedian to Attendees of Jewish Charity Dinner: ‘Jews Love Charity and They Love Dinner’

In a video message to attendees of World Jewish Relief's annual gala on Monday night, the host of CBS's "Late, Late Show" joked about the constant stream...

February 1, 2017 1:28 pm

Israeli News Website Quiz Asks: Which Countries Are We Forbidden From Entering?

After President Donald Trump signed an executive order to restrict the entry into the US of citizens from seven Arab countries, Israel's Channel 2 created an...

January 31, 2017 3:32 pm

Hip-Hop Artist Lil Wayne Recommends Kosher Wine to Fans for Valentine’s Day

American hip-hop artist Lil Wayne suggested on Monday that his fans treat their significant others to a glass of kosher wine on Valentine's Day. The "Lollipop"...

January 31, 2017 2:58 pm

‘Donald Trump Attended My Wife’s Funeral, Shiva,’ Says Patriots Owner Bob Kraft of Relationship With the President

New England Patriots owner Robert "Bob" Kraft shared some details about his close friendship with President Donald Trump on Monday, noting that the president was there for...

January 31, 2017 2:29 pm

‘The Jews Are More Honorable Than All Arab Regimes,’ Declares Iraqi Muslim in Viral Video

An Iraqi Muslim who said he fled his country due to its volatile security situation professed his love for Israel and the Jewish people last...

January 31, 2017 9:03 am

106-Year-Old Woman Who Served as Notrious Nazi Joseph Goebbels’ Personal Assistant, Found Dead in Munich Home

The 106-year-old woman who served for three years as infamous Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels' stenographer and personal assistant died in her sleep in her Munich home on...

January 30, 2017 2:41 pm

Israel Space Week Takes Off With Focus on Future Mars Mission

JNS.org - Israel Space Week kicked off Sunday, with dozens of activities across the country centering on this year's theme of Mars. Space Week’s activities include simulated missions...

January 30, 2017 12:18 pm

British Band Duran Duran, Canada’s Bryan Adams, Australian Nick Cave to Perform in Israel in Coming Months

The British band Duran Duran will be performing in Israel this summer, preceded in March by Canadian singer Bryan Adams, the Hebrew news site Walla...

Opinion

The Erdogan Enigma

I nominate Recep Tayyip Erdogan, president of Turkey, as the most inconsistent, mysterious and therefore most unpredictable major politician on...

Reflections on Holocaust Memorial Day

Once a year in Israel, when spring flowers are at their most beautiful, it happens at precisely 10 a.m. At that moment,...

Wearing My Star of David Necklace With Pride on Campus

Every morning, when I clasp my Star of David necklace, I wear it proudly, for it is a symbol of...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

Leading US Jewish Groups Laud Trump’s ‘Clear, Forceful’ H...

Leading American Jewish groups were quick to praise President Donald Trump's forthright condemnation of antisemitism during a Holocaust commemoration speech...

Israel

Israel-Germany Relationship ‘Unchanged,’ Says Sigmar Gabriel Af...

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel moved quickly to defuse a diplomatic row with Israel on Tuesday after Prime Minister Benjamin...

Middle East

Iranian Opposition Group: Tehran Violating JCPOA With Covert Nukes Research...

Iran is cheating on its historical deal with the US by secretly conducting research into nuclear weapons components such as...

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