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Israel’s Alon Day to Race in NASCAR’s Top Series

JNS.org - Alon Day will become the first Israeli to race in NASCAR’s Cup Series, when he competes at California’s Sonoma Raceway on June 25. He...

June 19, 2017 10:58 am

Jewish New England Patriots Owner to NFL Hall of Famers Visiting Israel: You Will Be ‘Uplifted’ by the Country

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is currently leading a group of 18 National Football League Hall of Famers on a weeklong tour of Israel. On board the plane to Israel, the 76-year-old Kraft -- who...

Director Oliver Stone Reportedly Went on Unaired Anti-Israel Rant on Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’

Famed film director Oliver Stone -- who has a history of making antisemitic remarks -- went on an anti-Israel tirade during a recent appearance on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show," but the comments were never aired, a...

British Music Legend Rod Stewart Set to Rock Tel Aviv

JNS.org - British rock legend Rod Stewart touched down at Israel’s Ben-Gurion International Airport on Tuesday, ahead of his highly anticipated performance on Wednesday in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park. Stewart last performed in Israel in 2010, at...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 19, 2017 10:58 am

Israel’s Alon Day to Race in NASCAR’s Top Series

JNS.org - Alon Day will become the first Israeli to race in NASCAR’s Cup Series, when he competes at California’s Sonoma Raceway on June 25. He will...

June 16, 2017 4:52 pm

Jewish New England Patriots Owner to NFL Hall of Famers Visiting Israel: You Will Be ‘Uplifted’ by the Country

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is currently leading a group of 18 National Football League Hall of Famers on a weeklong tour of Israel. On...

June 15, 2017 4:17 pm

Director Oliver Stone Reportedly Went on Unaired Anti-Israel Rant on Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’

Famed film director Oliver Stone -- who has a history of making antisemitic remarks -- went on an anti-Israel tirade during a recent appearance on Stephen...

June 14, 2017 12:55 pm

British Music Legend Rod Stewart Set to Rock Tel Aviv

JNS.org - British rock legend Rod Stewart touched down at Israel’s Ben-Gurion International Airport on Tuesday, ahead of his highly anticipated performance on Wednesday in Tel...

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...

Opinion

The Story of Joseph, Hanukkah — and Finding the Light

Although ancient Egypt and ancient Greece coexisted for well over a millennium, they were different in almost every respect. Egyptian...

A Palestinian State? What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

"The nightmare stories of the Likud are well known. After all, they promised rockets from Gaza as well. For a...

NYPD: Fighting Terrorism on Three Sides

As if the New York Police Department (NYPD)'s task in keeping the city safe from ISIS-inspired terrorists wasn't arduous enough,...

Features

Fatah Continues Promoting Violent Protests Over Jerusalem Announcement

Fatah continues encouraging Palestinians to engage in violent protests and "continue the intifada"...

New Jet Is a Game-Changer for Israeli Air Force

JNS.org - After being deemed combat capable earlier this month, the F-35 “Adir” stealth fighter jet promises to create system-wide change in...

Arab Street Outraged by Jerusalem Decision, but Governments Have Other Concerns

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was overwhelmingly rejected...

World

UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn Heckled as ‘Liar,’ Amid Ongoing ...

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was called a "liar" during his speech at the UK Jewish Labour Movement’s Hanukkah...

Israel

NJ Senator Cory Booker Slams ‘Repugnant’ Call for Killing of Je...

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker (D) has issued a scorching rebuke to the Jersey City imam who delivered two antisemitic sermons...

Middle East

Interfaith Delegation From Bahrain Visits Israel, Draws Criticism in Arab W...

JNS.org - An interfaith delegation from Bahrain is visiting Israel during Hanukkah in an unprecedented trip. On Tuesday night, the group attended...

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