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Eric and Happie’s Debut Album Takes You to Jewish Summer Camp

Eric and Happie’s debut album "It’s Yours" hit #11 on the iTunes Singer-Songwriter charts when it was released a few months ago. We sat down...

December 13, 2016 3:04 am

Brooklyn Listeners Complain of Hijacking of Classical Radio Station by Pirate Broadcaster of Torah Sermons

An illegal broadcaster is still filling the airwaves with Torah teachings, despite having been reported to authorities for hijacking New York's only classical radio station to deliver the religious sermons, the New York Post reported on Sunday. According to...

Making Traditional Jewish Food Great Again With the ‘Gefilte Manifesto’

JNS.org -- Two emerging young chefs are on a mission to reclaim and revolutionize Ashkenazi cuisine for the millennial generation. Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz both fell in love with Eastern European Jewish cooking early on...

Gefilte Fish Draws Mixed Reactions From First-Time Tasters in New Viral Video

A new video compilation showing people tasting gefilte fish for the first time, and exhibiting mixed reactions to the traditional Jewish fish dish, commonly eaten with horseradish, has attracted hundreds of thousands of views. The clip,...

December 9, 2016 5:09 pm

‘Proud’ Jewish Actor Andrew Garfield Winning Plaudits for Playing Christian Roles in Major Films

American-British Jewish actor Andrew Garfield is drawing critical acclaim for his portrayal of Christians in...

December 9, 2016 4:43 pm

Belieb It: Justin Bieber to Perform in Israel in 2017

JNS.org -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will perform in Israel as part of his upcoming...

December 9, 2016 7:17 am

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, by Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015,...

December 8, 2016 5:06 am

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

Over $500,000 was raised to support Israel's military at a glamorous New York City charity event...

December 6, 2016 2:37 pm

The Late Fritz Weaver, Star of Famed ‘Holocaust’ TV Miniseries, Said He ‘Became a Jew’ From the Experience

JNS.org -- A recently deceased actor who starred in a widely viewed 1970's television drama about the...

December 13, 2016 3:04 am

Eric and Happie’s Debut Album Takes You to Jewish Summer Camp

Eric and Happie’s debut album "It’s Yours" hit #11 on the iTunes Singer-Songwriter charts when it was released a few months ago. We sat down with...

December 12, 2016 4:11 pm

Brooklyn Listeners Complain of Hijacking of Classical Radio Station by Pirate Broadcaster of Torah Sermons

An illegal broadcaster is still filling the airwaves with Torah teachings, despite having been reported to authorities for hijacking New York's only classical radio station to deliver the...

December 12, 2016 10:57 am

Making Traditional Jewish Food Great Again With the ‘Gefilte Manifesto’

JNS.org -- Two emerging young chefs are on a mission to reclaim and revolutionize Ashkenazi cuisine for the millennial generation. Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz both...

December 11, 2016 7:33 am

Gefilte Fish Draws Mixed Reactions From First-Time Tasters in New Viral Video

A new video compilation showing people tasting gefilte fish for the first time, and exhibiting mixed reactions to the traditional Jewish fish dish, commonly eaten...

December 9, 2016 5:09 pm

‘Proud’ Jewish Actor Andrew Garfield Winning Plaudits for Playing Christian Roles in Major Films

American-British Jewish actor Andrew Garfield is drawing critical acclaim for his portrayal of Christians in two potential Oscar candidate films. Garfield, who -- as reported by The...

December 9, 2016 4:43 pm

Belieb It: Justin Bieber to Perform in Israel in 2017

JNS.org -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will perform in Israel as part of his upcoming 2017 international tour. The singer announced Thursday that he is scheduled to...

December 9, 2016 7:17 am

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, by Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of the intellectual and cultural history...

December 8, 2016 5:06 am

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

Over $500,000 was raised to support Israel's military at a glamorous New York City charity event on Saturday night. The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF)...

December 6, 2016 2:37 pm

The Late Fritz Weaver, Star of Famed ‘Holocaust’ TV Miniseries, Said He ‘Became a Jew’ From the Experience

JNS.org -- A recently deceased actor who starred in a widely viewed 1970's television drama about the Holocaust used to say that his role in the show...

December 6, 2016 8:04 am

New Biography Asks: ‘What If Rabin Had Lived?’ (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin embodied the qualities of his generation: toughness, gruffness and idealism. He wanted to be a farmer, but the realities of life...

December 5, 2016 5:50 pm

New Film Tells Story of How Underdog Basketball Team Put Israel ‘On The Map’ After Yom Kippur War

“We are on the map and we will stay on the map, not only in sports but in everything!” Those powerful words -- uttered by American-Israeli...

December 5, 2016 3:48 pm

‘Saturday Night Live’ Alum Andy Samberg Praised by New York City Fan for ‘Jewish’ Nose

Jewish "Saturday Night Live" alum actor Andy Samberg had an awkward encounter with a fan recently while filming a comedic skit in New York. A segment clip...

December 4, 2016 11:15 am

Phoenix Jewish News Joins Consortium Running 4 Other Papers

JNS.org - The Phoenix area’s Jewish community newspaper has joined a consortium that publishes and manages four other Jewish newspapers. Mid-Atlantic Media announced Friday that it has...

December 4, 2016 4:35 am

‘Godfather’ Co-Star James Caan Tells Facebook Followers: ‘You Gotta Come’ to Israel

Movie star James Caan, who played Sonny Corleone in the classic 1972 film "The Godfather," was full of praise for Israel on Thursday, telling followers...

Opinion

Double-Edged Apartheid Claims

Ultimately, after all the major experiments that failed; after 100 years of conflict during which the Arabs never really agreed...

Features

Israel’s Leading Counter-Terrorism Expert on His ‘Art’

JNS.org -- In 1996, when Boaz Ganor founded Israel’s International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT),...

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

World

Alan Dershowitz Following Defeat of DNC Chair Hopeful Keith Ellison: I Will...

World-renowned law professor Alan Dershowitz told The Algemeiner on Sunday that he will not be leaving the Democratic Party, as...

Israel

Netanyahu Calls Visit to Australia ‘Wonderful’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will take a circuitous route through South East Asia to dodge Indonesian airspace as he departs Australia for Israel. The Israeli PM and wife Sara Netanyahu...

Middle East

Iranian Navy Launches First Major Exercise Since Trump Inauguration

Iran's navy began an annual drill Sunday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, its first major exercise since the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, state television reported. The TV report...

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