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Due to India’s Dwindling Bene Israel Population, Mumbai Muslim Father-Son Artisans Unlikely to Pass on Trade of Engraving Jewish Headstones to Next Generation

A Muslim father and son from Mumbai who have been engraving Jewish gravestones together for decades may not be able to pass on their...

February 26, 2017 3:20 pm

Coldplay’s Chris Martin Makes Second Trip to Israel in Three Months in Attempt to Ink Deal for ‘Peace Tour’ in Jewish State, Palestinian Authority

British rock band Coldplay frontman Chris Martin arrived in Israel last week for the second time in three months, to ink a "peace tour" deal to perform in the Jewish state and the Palestinian Authority, the Hebrew...

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the oldest scrolls of the Book of Deuteronomy. These texts appeared 70 years before the discovery...

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a well-known travel website that provides reviews from tourists around the world. The Herods Vitalis Spa Hotel headed TripAdvisor's 2017...

February 23, 2017 2:15 pm

Israeli-Born Model Discovered to Be Dead Ringer for Melania Trump Earning $3,000 Per Gig Impersonating America’s First Lady

The career of a 45-year-old New York-based Israeli model suddenly got a new lease on...

February 22, 2017 1:52 pm

Veteran Sports Writer, Author of New Book on Boxing History: ‘My Dad Said Judaism Is a Religion, Not an Alibi’

Renowned veteran sports writer Jerry Izenberg -- author of the new book Once There Were...

February 22, 2017 11:44 am

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard...

February 22, 2017 11:37 am

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a...

February 21, 2017 4:42 pm

‘Watch What Happens Live’ Host Andy Cohen Rails Against Desecration of Missouri Jewish Cemetery Where Many of His Relatives Are Buried

In the "Jackhole" segment of Bravo TV's "Watch What Happens Live" on Monday night, host Andy...

February 26, 2017 3:20 pm

Due to India’s Dwindling Bene Israel Population, Mumbai Muslim Father-Son Artisans Unlikely to Pass on Trade of Engraving Jewish Headstones to Next Generation

A Muslim father and son from Mumbai who have been engraving Jewish gravestones together for decades may not be able to pass on their trade...

February 26, 2017 9:28 am

Coldplay’s Chris Martin Makes Second Trip to Israel in Three Months in Attempt to Ink Deal for ‘Peace Tour’ in Jewish State, Palestinian Authority

British rock band Coldplay frontman Chris Martin arrived in Israel last week for the second time in three months, to ink a "peace tour" deal to perform...

February 24, 2017 7:32 am

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the oldest scrolls of the Book...

February 23, 2017 4:03 pm

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a well-known travel website that provides reviews...

February 23, 2017 2:15 pm

Israeli-Born Model Discovered to Be Dead Ringer for Melania Trump Earning $3,000 Per Gig Impersonating America’s First Lady

The career of a 45-year-old New York-based Israeli model suddenly got a new lease on life when a photographer friend's pictures of her revealed that she...

February 22, 2017 1:52 pm

Veteran Sports Writer, Author of New Book on Boxing History: ‘My Dad Said Judaism Is a Religion, Not an Alibi’

Renowned veteran sports writer Jerry Izenberg -- author of the new book Once There Were Giants: The Golden Age of Heavyweight Boxing -- was taught at...

February 22, 2017 11:44 am

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the Western Galilee town of Peqi'in. The...

February 22, 2017 11:37 am

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles called The Milky Way. Leah Adler,...

February 21, 2017 4:42 pm

‘Watch What Happens Live’ Host Andy Cohen Rails Against Desecration of Missouri Jewish Cemetery Where Many of His Relatives Are Buried

In the "Jackhole" segment of Bravo TV's "Watch What Happens Live" on Monday night, host Andy Cohen railed against the desecration of more than 100 gravestones at the historic...

February 21, 2017 8:48 am

University of Edinburgh to Be First Scottish Campus to Receive, House Torah Scroll

A Torah scroll will soon come to a Scottish campus, marking the first time ever a university in the country will have one on site, the rabbi leading the effort...

February 20, 2017 1:09 pm

NFL’s Cameron Jordan During Trip to Holy Land Rebuffs Twitter Follower Accusing Him of ‘Doing PR for Israeli Apartheid’

An NFL star currently on a week-long tour of Israel batted away criticism from a social media user on Saturday who accused the player of "doing...

February 20, 2017 12:45 pm

Avner Netanyahu, Son of Israeli Prime Minister, Makes Social Media Appeal for Dog-Walker for Family’s Alaskan Malamute During Parents’ State Visit to Singapore and Australia

The younger of the Israeli prime minister’s two sons, announced on social media that he was seeking a sitter for the family dog, the Hebrew...

February 20, 2017 12:33 pm

New App Helps Jewish Students Connect With Roommates Who Meet Their Needs, Interests

JNS.org -- A pluralistic teen movement has introduced a mobile app to help Jewish high school seniors and current college students find roommates. BBYO launched Joomie during its International Convention in...

February 20, 2017 7:29 am

Iddo Netanyahu Remembers the Entebbe Raid

One of the most daring rescue operations in military history was saved by a faulty pickup truck. That's what Dr. Iddo Netanyahu told a crowd of more...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: Supreme Court Will Likely Uphold Most of Trump Travel Ban

This article previously appeared in Fox News. The Supreme Court’s decision to hear arguments...

PA Claims One Million Palestinians Have Been ‘Tortured’ by Israel

On the eve of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture...

Features

Unpacking the Message of Iran’s Missile Strike Against Islamic State

JNS.org - While Iran routinely threatens Israel, experts say that the Islamic Republic was...

Israel’s Recent Response to Syrian Mortars Deemed ‘Old Policy’

JNS.org - Mortar shells fired from Syria into the Israeli Golan Heights on Saturday...

Will Palestinian Energy Feud Spark Surge in Violence Against Israel?

JNS.org - The long-running feud between Hamas and Fatah has led to a deepening...

World

Jewish Groups Condemn ‘Antisemitic’ Exclusion of Marchers From ...

Leading US Jewish organizations on Monday excoriated the organizers of a gay rights march in Chicago this past weekend whose...

Israel

Israeli Resident of Golan Heights Says Area Feels Like ‘War Zone̵...

Residents of Israel’s Golan Heights region have been rattled in recent days by a spate of incoming errant mortar shells...

Middle East

Top Israeli Diplomatic Official: Palestinian Leaders Prioritize Denial of J...

The blame for the lack of opportunities for everyday Palestinians should be placed on their own leaders, not Israel, the...

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