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$39 to Fund a Terrorist in Need August 9, 2016 12:27 pm

$39 to Fund a Terrorist in Need

Non-governmental organizations are supposed to be moral actors that fill a void, ostensibly...

Palestinians Call Encouragment of Arab Enrollment at Israeli Universities ‘Racist’ August 9, 2016 5:42 am

Palestinians Call Encouragment of Arab Enrollment at Israeli Universities ‘Racist’

Haaretz reported on Sunday:  The Jerusalem Affairs and Heritage Ministry is expected to...

The Advantage of Surprise in the Battle Against BDS August 8, 2016 7:46 am

The Advantage of Surprise in the Battle Against BDS

While war is unforgiving to the rash and the timid, nothing is more lethal to an army than...

BDS = ‘Don’t Buy From Jews’ August 8, 2016 7:24 am

BDS = ‘Don’t Buy From Jews’

A paper in Santa Monica, California published a piece of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions...

Ben Ehrenreich Shares His Love for the Sbarro Massacre Mastermind’s Family (VIDEO) August 8, 2016 6:27 am

Ben Ehrenreich Shares His Love for the Sbarro Massacre Mastermind’s Family (VIDEO)

Tuesday marks the 15th anniversary of the infamous Sbarro pizza shop bombing, masterminded...

Six Ways to Stop BDS August 5, 2016 2:10 am

Six Ways to Stop BDS

BDS. For over a decade, this movement slowly spread while most of us in the pro-Israel community...

July 31: The Day a Million Palestinians Lost Their Citizenship August 5, 2016 2:01 am

July 31: The Day a Million Palestinians Lost Their Citizenship

July 31 is a very big anniversary in Palestinian Arab history. Yet among all the anniversaries...

Hamas Diverts Millions From US-Based NGO to Finance Terrorism August 5, 2016 1:54 am

Hamas Diverts Millions From US-Based NGO to Finance Terrorism

Hamas has diverted “tens of millions of dollars” from World Vision, a US-based...

Another ‘Ashamed’ Jew Bares Her Soul August 4, 2016 2:07 pm

Another ‘Ashamed’ Jew Bares Her Soul

Once upon a time, self-hating Jews flourished in the American diaspora, not only frightened...

When ‘Savage’ Is Too Kind a Word for a Palestinian Terrorist August 4, 2016 6:50 am

When ‘Savage’ Is Too Kind a Word for a Palestinian Terrorist

JNS.org – After a Palestinian civil engineering student was revealed on August 2...

Erdogan’s Coup Survival: Don’t Call It Democracy August 4, 2016 6:43 am

Erdogan’s Coup Survival: Don’t Call It Democracy

Nihad Awad, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) executive director, is in Turkey...

SPME BDS Monitor: The Debate Comes to the Presidential Conventions August 4, 2016 5:30 am

SPME BDS Monitor: The Debate Comes to the Presidential Conventions

In July, BDS took center stage at the US presidential conventions. But important differences...

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  • Arts and Culture Playboy Columnist Calls Israel’s ‘Burning Man’ Festival Ultimate Revenge on Hitler

    Playboy Columnist Calls Israel’s ‘Burning Man’ Festival Ultimate Revenge on Hitler

    The Israeli version of the famed American Burning Man music festival is a psychedelic fusion of the freedoms and the existential threats always simultaneously at play in the Jewish state, according to a column in Playboy magazine on Thursday. In his column, Jeff Weiss took note of the fact that Midburn — a five-day bacchanal in the Negev Desert, self-described as an event celebrating “a communal life style, creativity, art and radical self-expression” — began on June 8, the day of the Sarona Market terrorist attack in Tel Aviv, which left four […]

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  • Arts and Culture Author of New Book on Connection Between Jews, Punk Rock Describes Bands Flinging Gefilte Fish, Bagels at Audience (INTERVIEW)

    Author of New Book on Connection Between Jews, Punk Rock Describes Bands Flinging Gefilte Fish, Bagels at Audience (INTERVIEW)

    Some punk rockers integrate their Jewish identity into their music through food, the author of a new book on the topic told The Algemeiner on Wednesday. Michael Croland, author of Oy Oy Oy Gevalt! Jews and Punk, described the way different musicians express this connection. “One band is known for throwing gefilte fish in the mosh pit, and people at its concert slide around on it while dancing,” he recounted. “Another used to drink Manischewitz [sweet kosher] wine out of a shofar [the ram […]

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  • Sports Scottish Soccer Club Manager Hails ‘Fantastic’ Jewish-State Visit After Victory Over Israeli Team (VIDEO)

    Scottish Soccer Club Manager Hails ‘Fantastic’ Jewish-State Visit After Victory Over Israeli Team (VIDEO)

    The manager of Scotland’s Celtic soccer club lauded Israel, after his team won a match against the Jewish state’s Hapoel Be’er Sheva on Tuesday night. Brendan Rodgers said at a post-match press conference: On behalf of the players, the people of Celtic and Scotland, Israel’s been fantastic for us. We came out here on Sunday, [and from] the hotel, the staff, we’ve been very, very warmly received. The atmosphere at the game was amazing and, obviously, one team has to lose, but you have a wonderful team here, […]

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  • Arts and Culture Second Jaffa Jazz Festival to Reunite International, Israeli Musicians

    Second Jaffa Jazz Festival to Reunite International, Israeli Musicians

    For the second time, Israel will host the Jaffa Jazz Festival, according to Broadwayworld.com. The festival will unite 43 Israeli musicians and eight international artists for a three-day event. The program will include a special performance by an ensemble of top jazz students studying at Belgium’s Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp, the Belgrade Music Academy in Serbia, Israel’s Rimon School of Music and the jazz program of the Israel Conservatory of Music in Tel Aviv. There will also be a jazz show for children led by Israeli saxophonist […]

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  • Sports Israel’s First NASCAR Driver Revved Up to Win

    Israel’s First NASCAR Driver Revved Up to Win

    JNS.org – As a young boy growing up in Ashdod, Israel, Alon Day got his first go-kart at age 9. By 15, he was racing them. Less than a decade later, Day has become the first Israeli professional race car driver on the NASCAR circuit. He made history by competing in NASCAR’s Xfinity Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on August 13. “Driving a race car is not like any other sport,” Day told JNS.org. “You are actually almost flying […]

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  • Arts and Culture Writer of Popular Kids Series to Premiere Autobiographical Solo Show ‘Not That Jewish’

    Writer of Popular Kids Series to Premiere Autobiographical Solo Show ‘Not That Jewish’

    The writer of a popular children’s television series will premiere an off-Broadway solo show called “Not That Jewish,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Written and performed by Monica Piper — the Emmy Award-winning showrunner of Nickelodeon’s “Rugrats” — the show is described as “the autobiographical telling of a Jew…’ish’ girl’s life.” “Not That Jewish” explores Piper’s Bronx upbringing in a show-business family, her comedy-club debut and her “almost” night with former Yankees legend Mickey Mantle. “Audiences can expect to leave laughed-out, a little teary-eyed and […]

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  • Sports Scottish Soccer Team Will Fly to Israel on Private Jet Used by Madonna

    Scottish Soccer Team Will Fly to Israel on Private Jet Used by Madonna

    Scotland’s Celtic soccer club will fly to Israel with the same private jet Madonna used while on tour, The Scotsman reported on Monday. According to the report, the team is heading for the Jewish state to compete against Israel’s Hapoel Be’er Sheva on Tuesday night, and will be transported in the customized, luxurious Boeing 757-200 that the pop icon used in New Zealand for her six-month Rebel Heart tour, which wrapped up in March. The plane is on loan from Greece-based GainJet Aviation and can accommodate 62 passengers. The […]

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  • Arts and Culture Revealed: Actor Jonah Hill Officiated at Wedding of Fellow Jewish Star, Singer Adam Levine

    Revealed: Actor Jonah Hill Officiated at Wedding of Fellow Jewish Star, Singer Adam Levine

    Jewish actor Jonah Hill revealed on Wednesday morning that he had officiated the wedding of good friend and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine. The “War Dogs” actor, 32, was a guest on Sirius XM’s The Howard Stern Show when the conversation turned to Levine’s July 2014 wedding to Victoria’s Secret model Behati Prinsloo. Hill said that after he was asked to officiate the nuptials, he started getting worried about the type of speech he was going to deliver. “I’m writing all these things, and then I […]

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