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Report: Israel Considering Sanctions Against Palestinian Authority April 4, 2014 10:52 am

Report: Israel Considering Sanctions Against Palestinian Authority

Times of Israel – Israel is considering retaliatory measures against the Palestinians in...

Gaza Terrorists Fire Four Rockets at Israel April 4, 2014 10:43 am

Gaza Terrorists Fire Four Rockets at Israel

JNS.org – Israeli Air Force jets struck five targets in the Gaza Strip on Thursday night...

EXCLUSIVE: Victim of Anti-Semitic Attack in France Says Similar Incidents Occur Every Week (INTERVIEW) April 3, 2014 7:21 pm

EXCLUSIVE: Victim of Anti-Semitic Attack in France Says Similar Incidents Occur Every Week (INTERVIEW)

The victim of a brutal anti-Semitic attack in Paris late last month said assaults similar...

Israel Formally Cancels Fourth Round of Palestinian Convict Release April 3, 2014 4:28 pm

Israel Formally Cancels Fourth Round of Palestinian Convict Release

JNS.org – Israel has formally canceled the fourth round of the Palestinian terrorist...

Report: Pollard’s Release ‘Out of the Mix’ in Israel-Palestinian Authority Talks April 3, 2014 12:45 pm

Report: Pollard’s Release ‘Out of the Mix’ in Israel-Palestinian Authority Talks

  JNS.org – The release of jailed Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard is now “out of the...

Israelis Protest Possible Release of Palestinian Arab Convicts as Part of Peace Talks April 3, 2014 12:38 pm

Israelis Protest Possible Release of Palestinian Arab Convicts as Part of Peace Talks

  JNS.org - Some 200 Israelis marched in Jerusalem on Wednesday to protest the possible U.S.-brokered...

Kerry Praises Non-Existant Iranian ‘Fatwa’ Against Nuclear Weapons, Watchdog Says April 3, 2014 12:36 pm

Kerry Praises Non-Existant Iranian ‘Fatwa’ Against Nuclear Weapons, Watchdog Says

  JNS.org – The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) says U.S. Secretary of...

Kerry Says Israeli-Palestinian Authority Peace Talks at ‘Critical Stage’ April 3, 2014 7:57 am

Kerry Says Israeli-Palestinian Authority Peace Talks at ‘Critical Stage’

Jerusalem Post – While Palestinian sources described an acrimonious meeting with Israeli...

Fashion Designer Tommy Hilfiger Visits Israel, Launches Tel Aviv Store April 3, 2014 7:53 am

Fashion Designer Tommy Hilfiger Visits Israel, Launches Tel Aviv Store

Ynet – American fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger was seen roaming the streets of Tel...

White House Expresses Disappointment With Israel and Palestinian Authority April 3, 2014 7:50 am

White House Expresses Disappointment With Israel and Palestinian Authority

Times of Israel –  The White House said Wednesday it was disappointed by “unhelpful”...

4 Dead, 16 Wounded in Fort Hood Shooting Attack April 3, 2014 7:48 am

4 Dead, 16 Wounded in Fort Hood Shooting Attack

CBS Local – A soldier opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort Hood...

Expert: Palestinian Unilateral Moves Part of New Mode of Warfare Against Israel April 3, 2014 12:18 am

Expert: Palestinian Unilateral Moves Part of New Mode of Warfare Against Israel

Tuesday’s Palestinian Authority requests to join various international bodies are indicative...

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  • Europe Featured Sports Major Jewish Group Accuses Popular Soccer Website Goal.com of ‘Inciting Jew-Hatred’

    Major Jewish Group Accuses Popular Soccer Website Goal.com of ‘Inciting Jew-Hatred’

    Major Jewish human rights group the Simon Wiesenthal Center on Monday sharply criticized popular soccer news site Goal.com for “denying the legitimacy of Israel and inciting to Jew-hatred” in its Arabic language versions, The Algemeiner has learned. In a sharp letter to the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), the Center’s Director for International Relations, Dr. Shimon Samuels, drew attention to articles on the site that refer to Israel as the “Zionist entity” or an “enemy,” and accuse the Jewish state [...]

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  • Relationships US & Canada Time Out Features Single Lady Who Likes ‘Big Schlubby Jewish Comedians’

    Time Out Features Single Lady Who Likes ‘Big Schlubby Jewish Comedians’

    A profile published Wednesday in Time Out New York highlighted a 25-year-old Brooklyn woman who claimed she is attracted to chubby Jewish comedians, Maxim Deputy Editor Jason Feifer pointed out via Twitter. Talking about a date she went on, Steph, a sunglasses designer living in Borough Park, told the magazine, ”He was very attractive, just not my type. I like big schlubby Jewish comedians and he was clean-cut.” Feifer posted a picture of the magazine page and commented that Steph’s preferences amounted [...]

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  • Blogs Sports Gold on the Galilee: Israeli Kayaker Comes of Age, Eyes Olympics (VIDEO)

    Gold on the Galilee: Israeli Kayaker Comes of Age, Eyes Olympics (VIDEO)

    JNS.org – Three years ago, kayaking coach Roei Lev found aspiring Olympian Ilya Podpolnyy crying on the steps of the Jordan Valley Sprint Kayak Club overlooking the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee). Podpolnyy, then 17 years old, had just been disqualified from the Israeli kayaking championship. He couldn’t survive the heats. He didn’t make the start line. He was devastated—and he had no one with whom to share his hopes, his dreams, and his disappointment. His divorced parents still live in [...]

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  • Arts and Culture US & Canada Lena Dunham Responds to Charges of Antisemitism: It was Just a Jew Joke

    Lena Dunham Responds to Charges of Antisemitism: It was Just a Jew Joke

    “Girls” creator Lena Dunham responded on Tuesday to charges of antisemitism over an article she had penned for the New Yorker, saying it was all in good humor. Speaking to Variety, Dunham reflected on her “tight-knit Jewish family, where Jew jokes were part of the essential fiber of our communication.” The article Dunham referred to was called “Dog or Jewish Boyfriend? A Quiz,” with options such as “He doesn’t Tip” and “He’s Crazy for Cream Cheese.” Among Dunham’s critics, Anti-Defamation [...]

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  • Sports US & Canada Former NBA Star Tweets Article About Jewish Conspiracy to Control Global Media

    Former NBA Star Tweets Article About Jewish Conspiracy to Control Global Media

    Retired NBA player Keyon Dooling tweeted a link on Wednesday to a wildly antisemitic article that accuses Jews of seizing control of the world’s media and using it to promote their own interests. The article, published by an obscure blog in April 2013, highlights six companies it claims are owned by Jews — such as Time Warner, Inc. and the Walt Disney Company – that allegedly “control 96 percent of the world’s media.”  The post includes allegations of “Jewish control” and says [...]

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  • Sports US & Canada Rosh Hashanah Won’t Keep the Giants’ Geoff Schwartz From Season Opener

    Rosh Hashanah Won’t Keep the Giants’ Geoff Schwartz From Season Opener

    New York Giants offensive guard Geoff Schwartz responded to an outcry from Jewish fans on Tuesday, saying he will go ahead and play in the season opener despite the fact that it falls on the first night of Rosh Hashanah. “Keep getting tweets about that being the first night of Rosh Hashanah… Don’t know what I’m supposed to tell you. It’s a tough break,” the Jewish athlete wrote, referring to the Giants’ on-the-road game against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Sept. [...]

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  • Jewish Identity Sports Jewish Coach David Blatt Has NBA’s Cavaliers Surging at Playoff Time

    Jewish Coach David Blatt Has NBA’s Cavaliers Surging at Playoff Time

    JNS.org – When David Blatt was hired as head coach of the National Basketball Association’s Cleveland Cavaliers last June, he was not often recognized when he walked the streets of downtown Cleveland. What a difference a year makes. Now, Blatt can go few places without being recognized. For good reason. The Jewish coach has the Cavaliers in the mix to win the city of Cleveland’s first championship in a major sport since the Browns won the National Football League title in [...]

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  • Europe Sports Croatian Soccer Star’s Hebrew Tattoo Causes a Stir Online

    Croatian Soccer Star’s Hebrew Tattoo Causes a Stir Online

    A Hebrew tattoo sported by Croatian soccer star Mario Mandzukic became an internet sensation in Israel after it was exposed on Tuesday during a Champions League match between Ateltico Madrid and Real Madrid A first glance, the tattoo, on the athlete’s back, might leave one with the impression that it was an unfortunate artistic mistake, since the Hebrew letters do not make sense as they are written. However, a closer look at the tattoo shows that it was actually written [...]

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