Sign up now to receive our regular news briefs.

Blogs

Is Proposal to Admit 100,000 Gazans a Path to Peace or Danger for Israel? July 6, 2015 6:43 am

Is Proposal to Admit 100,000 Gazans a Path to Peace or Danger for Israel?

JNS.org – In some ways, the life of Isaac Rotenberg symbolized the rise and success...

Why Hamas’ Beating of Protesters is a Big Story July 5, 2015 6:00 pm

Why Hamas’ Beating of Protesters is a Big Story

This story encapsulates how much the media ignores stories from the territories that don’t...

Israeli NGO Details UNRWA Links to Terrorism, Says Group is Obstacle to Peace July 3, 2015 4:54 pm

Israeli NGO Details UNRWA Links to Terrorism, Says Group is Obstacle to Peace

According to a position paper published by an Israeli non-partisan NGO, the United Nations...

Negev’s First Class of Social Business Entrepreneurs Sets Sights on Israel’s Future July 3, 2015 7:12 am

Negev’s First Class of Social Business Entrepreneurs Sets Sights on Israel’s Future

JNS.org – Under a beautiful desert sky during a recent evening in Be’er Sheva, a...

British Media Ignores Israeli Victim of Terror Attack, Glorifies Flotilla Members July 3, 2015 6:58 am

British Media Ignores Israeli Victim of Terror Attack, Glorifies Flotilla Members

Late Monday night, two terrorists driving in a car with Palestinian license plates opened...

Hamas Used Jewelry Shop to Fund Nablus Terror Network July 3, 2015 12:20 am

Hamas Used Jewelry Shop to Fund Nablus Terror Network

The Shin Bet intelligence agency, IDF, and Israel Police forces arrested 40 Hamas members...

SPME BDS Monitor: The Movement Goes International July 2, 2015 2:27 pm

SPME BDS Monitor: The Movement Goes International

In June BDS action shifted suddenly to the political arena. Israeli and world Jewish leaders...

Iranian-Backed Hezbollah and Hamas Bolster Worldwide Terrorist Presence July 2, 2015 1:25 pm

Iranian-Backed Hezbollah and Hamas Bolster Worldwide Terrorist Presence

While the West extends nuclear negotiations with Iran, the Islamic Republic continues to...

Can ‘Islamic Reformation’ Work? (REVIEW) July 1, 2015 10:04 am

Can ‘Islamic Reformation’ Work? (REVIEW)

It is cocktail hour on an April afternoon in 2004. The sun is hot on Amsterdam’s canals,...

‘Moderate’ Fatah Says Hamas is Too Peaceful Towards Israel July 1, 2015 10:02 am

‘Moderate’ Fatah Says Hamas is Too Peaceful Towards Israel

The PA government dissolved two weeks ago, and there has been no agreement on the members...

BDS’ Only Goal is to Slander and Destroy Israel as a Jewish State July 1, 2015 10:01 am

BDS’ Only Goal is to Slander and Destroy Israel as a Jewish State

The BDS movement is not about economic pressure on Israel, and it’s not about advancing...

Once War is Waged, it Must Be Won June 30, 2015 7:13 am

Once War is Waged, it Must Be Won

Increasingly, human rights organizations are attempting to make military forces operating...

More...

  • Theater US & Canada Seth Rogen Unveils New Christmas Movie — ‘Will Open on Thanksgiving, Made by Jews’ (VIDEO)

    Seth Rogen Unveils New Christmas Movie — ‘Will Open on Thanksgiving, Made by Jews’ (VIDEO)

    Famed actor Seth Rogen on Tuesday unveiled with typical comic fanfare the trailer for his new Christmas film. The movie “was made by Jews… and opens on Thanksgiving,” Rogen pointed out on Twitter. The Night Before tells the tale of three “ride or die homies” celebrating one last debauchery-filled Christmas Eve reunion before they become too busy to keep up their annual tradition. In an effort to make the night as memorable as possible, they set out to find the “Nutcracka Ball – the […]

    Read more →
  • Arts and Culture Jewish History Art Can Inspire Faith; It Can Also Empower Destructive Ideologies

    Art Can Inspire Faith; It Can Also Empower Destructive Ideologies

    A June 2015 art exhibit, “The Transformative Power of Art,” at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, harnessed the universal language of art to convey an important message: “Our fragile Mother Earth faces the devastating consequences of climate change, a defining challenge of our time.” The exhibit also included sixteen portraits of people from all over the world who have “contributed to the common good of humanity in one way or another and have transformed the way we […]

    Read more →
  • Israel Sports Israeli Muslim Cage Fighter Says He’s Proud to Fight Under Jewish State’s Flag

    Israeli Muslim Cage Fighter Says He’s Proud to Fight Under Jewish State’s Flag

    A 32-year-old Circassian Israeli Muslim Mixed Martial Arts fighter from Abu Ghosh says he takes pride in fighting under the Israeli flag, Israel’s Walla reported on Sunday. Like most Circassian Israelis, Jackie “the Punishment” Gosh was born Sunni Muslim. He became observant about eight years ago, and is now scrupulous in following his religion’s tenets, praying five times a day and fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. Gosh is also very proud of his Israeli nationality, and sees no contradiction between […]

    Read more →
  • Israel Music New Mark Skinner Documentary Explores Jewish, Arab Rap Scene in Israel (VIDEO)

    New Mark Skinner Documentary Explores Jewish, Arab Rap Scene in Israel (VIDEO)

    A new documentary explores the lives and work of Jewish and Arab rappers in Israel and how the ongoing conflict in the region has impacted their lyrics, the U.K.’s Jewish Chronicle reported on Thursday. Hip Hop in the Holy Land is a six-part series co-directed by Mike Skinner, the British frontman of hip-hop group The Streets, and produced by Noisey, a music channel published by Vice news. The first episode, published last week, shows Skinner meeting with Tamer Nafar, the founder of one of […]

    Read more →
  • Sports US & Canada 49ers Running Back Jarryd Hayne Apologizes for ‘Hurtful’ Jesus Tweets

    49ers Running Back Jarryd Hayne Apologizes for ‘Hurtful’ Jesus Tweets

    New 49ers running back and Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne apologized on Wednesday for a tweet in which he raised the age-old myth that Jews were historically responsible for Jesus Christ’s death. Reaching out to his Jewish fans, and the chairman of the B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission, Hayne tweeted: “To the Jewish community @DvirAbramovich #WeAreAllOne.” Underneath, he keenly included a screenshot of a text message to elaborate on his apology: “I sincerely apologize for my tweets on July 1. I […]

    Read more →
  • Theater Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Recalls Being ‘Extremely Surprised’ at Winning Miss Israel Contest

    Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Recalls Being ‘Extremely Surprised’ at Winning Miss Israel Contest

    Israeli actress Gal Gadot reminisced about her childhood in Israel during an interview published in this month’s edition of Vanity Fair. “I don’t remember this, but my mom told me that when I was three they threw a party on the rooftop of the house. They put me to bed, and I heard people coming into the house and no one came to me. I went to the rooftop and took a hose and I started to spray water on everyone, just […]

    Read more →
  • Blogs Features Wounded Israeli Soldiers Unite With American Veterans to Help Their ‘Brothers for Life’ Heal (INTERVIEW)

    Wounded Israeli Soldiers Unite With American Veterans to Help Their ‘Brothers for Life’ Heal (INTERVIEW)

    An Israeli organization is helping wounded U.S. veterans move past their physical and psychological challenges by connecting them with injured Israeli soldiers who understand what they’ve been through. “What we discovered very early is that there’s no ‘professional, psychiatrist, social worker’ or anything like that [or] pills that can come even close to helping a soldier who fought in combat, who was wounded, who lost his friends. No one can help him like another person who’s been through exactly what he has,” Rabbi Chaim Levine, […]

    Read more →
  • Relationships World Researchers Say Women Less Likely Than Men to Kill Hitler, if They Could Travel Back in Time

    Researchers Say Women Less Likely Than Men to Kill Hitler, if They Could Travel Back in Time

    Women are less likely than men to want to kill Nazi leader Adolph Hitler if given the ability to travel back in time, a recently published research paper revealed. The paper analyzed 40 studies involving 6,100 respondents in a time-travel thought experiment, the New York Post reported on Friday. While 60 percent of men said they would theoretically be willing to kill Hitler, only 55 percent of women said they would be comfortable doing the same. The paper was published in the Personality and […]

    Read more →