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Former British Foreign Secretary Ridicules Palestinian Plan to Sue UK Over Balfour Declaration as Publicity Stunt July 31, 2016 7:13 am

Former British Foreign Secretary Ridicules Palestinian Plan to Sue UK Over Balfour Declaration as Publicity Stunt

A former British foreign secretary ridiculed the recent Palestinian initiative to sue the...

Report: UK Prison Authorities Ignored Alerts of Radical Islamist, Antisemitic Literature Distributed by Imams to Inmates July 31, 2016 6:47 am

Report: UK Prison Authorities Ignored Alerts of Radical Islamist, Antisemitic Literature Distributed by Imams to Inmates

British prison authorities ignored warnings about the distribution of radical Islamist...

Pope Francis Prays in Silence, Walks Alone at Site of Auschwitz Concentration Camp July 29, 2016 10:49 am

Pope Francis Prays in Silence, Walks Alone at Site of Auschwitz Concentration Camp

JNS.org – Pope Francis made a historic and somber visit to the Auschwitz-Burkenau Nazi...

UK Jewish Students Blast National Union Leader for False Claim of Backtrack on Decision to Exclude Jewish Voice July 28, 2016 3:40 pm

UK Jewish Students Blast National Union Leader for False Claim of Backtrack on Decision to Exclude Jewish Voice

A major British Jewish student group blasted the head of the country’s largest student...

Celebrities Rally to Find Stem Cell Donor for UK Jewish Mother Battling Second Bout of Leukemia July 28, 2016 2:35 pm

Celebrities Rally to Find Stem Cell Donor for UK Jewish Mother Battling Second Bout of Leukemia

Celebrities joined efforts to find a stem cell donor for a Jewish mother battling leukemia...

EXCLUSIVE: Prominent American Rabbi Calls On Pope Francis to Remove Catholic Church From World’s ‘Largest Jewish Cemetery’ in Auschwitz-Birkenau July 27, 2016 12:40 pm

EXCLUSIVE: Prominent American Rabbi Calls On Pope Francis to Remove Catholic Church From World’s ‘Largest Jewish Cemetery’ in Auschwitz-Birkenau

A prominent American rabbi is urging the Pope to remove a Catholic church from the site...

ISIS Warns London Next Target as UK Churches Go on Terror Alert After French Priest Slain July 27, 2016 10:03 am

ISIS Warns London Next Target as UK Churches Go on Terror Alert After French Priest Slain

London is on the next list of target cities for twisted jihadis, it has been claimed. Images...

Dutch-Israeli Group: Netherlands Must Condemn, Cease Funding Palestinian Media Honoring Terrorists as ‘Martyrs’ July 27, 2016 6:12 am

Dutch-Israeli Group: Netherlands Must Condemn, Cease Funding Palestinian Media Honoring Terrorists as ‘Martyrs’

The Dutch government refused to condemn Palestinian media references to terrorists as “martyrs,”...

World Jewish Leaders Condemn ‘Despicable’ ISIS Slaying of Elderly Priest in French Church Attack July 26, 2016 2:55 pm

World Jewish Leaders Condemn ‘Despicable’ ISIS Slaying of Elderly Priest in French Church Attack

Jewish leaders in Europe and the US expressed horror at Tuesday’s attack on a church...

Armed ISIS Terrorists Shot Dead After Taking Hostages at French Church, Beheading Elderly Priest July 26, 2016 9:54 am

Armed ISIS Terrorists Shot Dead After Taking Hostages at French Church, Beheading Elderly Priest

A priest has been ‘beheaded’ by two ISIS knifemen who cut his throat after bursting...

Ansbach Suicide Bomber Pledged Allegiance to ISIS in Video Found on Cellphone July 26, 2016 9:49 am

Ansbach Suicide Bomber Pledged Allegiance to ISIS in Video Found on Cellphone

A suicide bomber who injured 15 people on Sunday evening in Ansbach, Germany, pledged allegiance...

Chelsea Football Club Owner Abramovich Recites Kiddush While Cruising With Kate Hudson on ‘$1.5 Billion’ Super-Yacht July 25, 2016 1:32 pm

Chelsea Football Club Owner Abramovich Recites Kiddush While Cruising With Kate Hudson on ‘$1.5 Billion’ Super-Yacht

The Jewish owner of the UK’s Chelsea Football Club was pictured reciting the traditional...

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  • Arts and Culture Huffington Post Accused of ‘Jew-Hatred’ After Tweeting ‘Offensive’ Joke About Comedian at Video Music Awards

    Huffington Post Accused of ‘Jew-Hatred’ After Tweeting ‘Offensive’ Joke About Comedian at Video Music Awards

    The Huffington Post is facing backlash after joking about a Jewish comedian’s  appearance at the Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Sunday night. Josh “The Fat Jew” Ostrovsky took part in Nick Jonas’ performance of his song “Bacon,” staged in a New York diner — in a cameo role as a waiter throwing a handful of bacon in the air. Commenting on the show, the Huffington Post tweeted, “not thrilled at the fat jew [he] wasted all that perfectly good bacon!!!!!!” The message angered many Twitter users, who thought the joke […]

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  • Sports Israeli Fans Mob, Dance With Basketball Player Amar’e Stoudemire at First Jerusalem Team Practice (VIDEO)

    Israeli Fans Mob, Dance With Basketball Player Amar’e Stoudemire at First Jerusalem Team Practice (VIDEO)

    Israeli basketball fans mobbed Hapoel Jerusalem’s newest player, American pro Amar’e Stoudemire, dancing around with him during a practice open to the public. On Friday, the team posted a video on Twitter of the happy romp with fans jumping around Stoudemire, while chanting in Hebrew. Unfamiliar with the lyrics, Stoudemire pumps his fist in the air. The basketball player, who has Jewish roots on his mother’s side, also waved a flag emblazoned with Hapoel Jerusalem’s logo. The former New York Knicks forward retired from the NBA earlier […]

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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 the “ultimate revenge on Hitler,” according to a column in Playboy magazine on Thursday. In his column, Jeff Weiss also 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 people dead. Weiss asked rhetorically, “What could needle the mustached […]

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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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