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‘Harry Potter’ Star Daniel Radcliffe Speaks With Israeli Accent in New Film ‘Jungle’

For his latest film, "Jungle," British actor Daniel Radcliffe -- of "Harry Potter" fame -- had to learn how to speak with an Israeli accent. In...

October 11, 2017 3:57 pm

Actor Josh Gad Talks Judaism in Films and His ‘Marshall’ Character’s Strong Faith

Jewish actor Josh Gad talked in a recent interview about the portrayal of Judaism in films, the connection between racism and antisemitism, and how the Jewish faith was central to the character he plays in his...

CNN List of World’s Best Bars Includes Tel Aviv Hotspot Showcasing ‘Lost Art of the Cocktail’

A Tel Aviv hotspot made it onto a CNN list of the world's 50 best bars in 2017. Coming in at number 50 was the Imperial Craft Cocktail Bar, located inside the Imperial Hotel on HaYarkon Street in...

In ‘Saturday Night Live’ Opening Monologue, Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Speaks to Friends and Family Back Home — in Hebrew

Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot hosted “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, and, during her opening monologue, the 32-year-old “Wonder Woman” star spoke to friends and family back home in her native tongue -- Hebrew. “Hi...

October 4, 2017 10:23 am

Gal Gadot Is Excited to Go ‘Live’

Israeli actress Gal Gadot took America by storm when she dazzled audiences as Wonder Woman this summer. But...

October 3, 2017 11:56 am

Online Judaica Shop Promotes What It Calls ‘Most Expensive Yarmulke Ever Created’

An online Judaica store published a video on Monday promoting a new item -- a...

October 2, 2017 3:11 pm

New Novel Tells Story of Secret Female Mossad Agent

The new novel Married to the Mossad tells the story of Sally, an Israeli living in London,...

October 2, 2017 11:23 am

Bernie Sanders Visibly Moved After Learning Relative Died Fighting Nazis in World War II

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders recently choked up after he learned that one of his relatives died while...

September 28, 2017 2:16 pm

Israeli NBA Player Omri Casspi Talks About Resurgence of Antisemitism in US

Israeli basketball player Omri Casspi talked about the resurgence of antisemitism in the US and his...

October 11, 2017 3:57 pm

‘Harry Potter’ Star Daniel Radcliffe Speaks With Israeli Accent in New Film ‘Jungle’

For his latest film, "Jungle," British actor Daniel Radcliffe -- of "Harry Potter" fame -- had to learn how to speak with an Israeli accent. In the...

October 10, 2017 2:45 pm

Actor Josh Gad Talks Judaism in Films and His ‘Marshall’ Character’s Strong Faith

Jewish actor Josh Gad talked in a recent interview about the portrayal of Judaism in films, the connection between racism and antisemitism, and how the...

October 9, 2017 3:27 pm

CNN List of World’s Best Bars Includes Tel Aviv Hotspot Showcasing ‘Lost Art of the Cocktail’

A Tel Aviv hotspot made it onto a CNN list of the world's 50 best bars in 2017. Coming in at number 50 was the Imperial Craft Cocktail...

October 8, 2017 10:11 am

In ‘Saturday Night Live’ Opening Monologue, Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Speaks to Friends and Family Back Home — in Hebrew

Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot hosted “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, and, during her opening monologue, the 32-year-old “Wonder Woman” star spoke to friends...

October 4, 2017 10:23 am

Gal Gadot Is Excited to Go ‘Live’

Israeli actress Gal Gadot took America by storm when she dazzled audiences as Wonder Woman this summer. But will she be able to take the small screen by...

October 3, 2017 11:56 am

Online Judaica Shop Promotes What It Calls ‘Most Expensive Yarmulke Ever Created’

An online Judaica store published a video on Monday promoting a new item -- a $36,000 kippah it called "the most expensive yarmulke ever created." The...

October 2, 2017 3:11 pm

New Novel Tells Story of Secret Female Mossad Agent

The new novel Married to the Mossad tells the story of Sally, an Israeli living in London, who sees her life change dramatically when she learns that...

October 2, 2017 11:23 am

Bernie Sanders Visibly Moved After Learning Relative Died Fighting Nazis in World War II

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders recently choked up after he learned that one of his relatives died while fighting the Nazis during World War II. The Jewish former Democratic...

September 28, 2017 2:16 pm

Israeli NBA Player Omri Casspi Talks About Resurgence of Antisemitism in US

Israeli basketball player Omri Casspi talked about the resurgence of antisemitism in the US and his new career with the NBA's Golden State Warriors in an...

September 27, 2017 11:44 am

Israeli Mentalist Gives Rosh Hashanah Gift to Late Night Show Host as Part of Mind Game Routine

Israeli mentalist Lior Suchard gave James Corden, host of "The Late, Late Show" on CBS, a Rosh Hashanah present on Monday in the midst of a...

September 26, 2017 11:57 am

Actress Mayim Bialik Tells ‘Late Late Show’ Host James Corden About Her Rosh Hashanah ‘Thanksgiving-Themed’ Meal

Jewish actress and "Big Bang Theory" star Mayim Bialik discussed her "Thanksgiving-themed" Rosh Hashanah meal during her appearance last week on James Corden's "Late, Late...

September 20, 2017 1:57 pm

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing the World, she seems to...

September 19, 2017 5:40 pm

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video of him trying to swoon an Israeli woman during a recent visit...

September 12, 2017 2:47 pm

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some 15,000 people to the five-day event to celebrate Israeli culture and diversity...

Opinion

The Rotten Onion: When Anti-Israel Parody Crosses the Line

The satirical news site The Onion weighed into the Gaza border violence with a parody that crossed the line from humor to offense. The...

Mahmoud Abbas, David Friedman, and the Power of Photos

If a picture is usually worth a thousand words, when it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a picture is worth...

Bernie Sanders: An Accessory to Terror at the Gaza Border

JNS.org - The Gaza border conflict is being fought on two battlefields simultaneously. One is the battle at the border fence,...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Israeli Analyst: Trump Administration Likely Wants Regime Change in Iran

The Trump administration likely wants regime change in Iran, an Israeli analyst has stated. Writing at the news site Walla, Oren Nahari tackled the question of American policy toward Iran since...

Israel

Israel Tells Russia It Will Expand Its ‘Red Lines’ in Syria

Israel has told Russia that it will expand its military operations in Syria to include the entire country. According to YNet, Israel has decided to expand its “red lines” in Syria...

Middle East

Reports: Strike on Central Syrian Military Airport Was Likely an Israeli Op...

An overnight strike on a military airport near the central Syrian city of Homs was likely an Israeli operation targeting...

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