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Watchdog: German Government Using Official Channels to Fund Anti-Israel, BDS Activity (INTERVIEW) July 25, 2016 11:48 am

Watchdog: German Government Using Official Channels to Fund Anti-Israel, BDS Activity (INTERVIEW)

The German government is employing various official methods to support anti-Israel activity,...

Germany ‘Waking Up to New Reality’ Similar to Israel’s, Say Frightened Residents in Wake of Shooting, Machete, Suicide-Bombing Attacks by Mideast Refugees July 25, 2016 11:42 am

Germany ‘Waking Up to New Reality’ Similar to Israel’s, Say Frightened Residents in Wake of Shooting, Machete, Suicide-Bombing Attacks by Mideast Refugees

Following a series of terrorist and other bloody attacks in Germany, residents are “waking...

Syrian Asylum-Seeker-Turned-Suicide Bomber Injures 15 in Germany July 25, 2016 9:31 am

Syrian Asylum-Seeker-Turned-Suicide Bomber Injures 15 in Germany

A failed Syrian asylum seeker has blown himself up and injured 15 other people with a backpack...

Like Stalin, Erdogan Likely to Be Left With No Personnel to Run, Defend Country, Israeli Expert Says July 24, 2016 7:05 pm

Like Stalin, Erdogan Likely to Be Left With No Personnel to Run, Defend Country, Israeli Expert Says

Like infamous Soviet leader Joseph Stalin in the wake of massive purges of perceived opponents,...

Munich Shooter Planned Attack for Over a Year, Investigators Reveal July 24, 2016 9:55 am

Munich Shooter Planned Attack for Over a Year, Investigators Reveal

Investigators looking into Friday’s mass shooting in Munich say the gunman spent more than...

Jewish, Pro-Israel Groups Call for Immediate Expulsion of Controversial British Peer After She Blames Israel for Rise of Global Terrorism July 22, 2016 6:59 pm

Jewish, Pro-Israel Groups Call for Immediate Expulsion of Controversial British Peer After She Blames Israel for Rise of Global Terrorism

Jewish and pro-Israel groups in Britain called for the expulsion of a controversial British...

8 Dead in Suspected Terror Attack at Munich Mall; Police Hunt Suspects July 22, 2016 5:33 pm

8 Dead in Suspected Terror Attack at Munich Mall; Police Hunt Suspects

Police warned people to stay indoors Friday as they hunted for whoever opened fire at a Munich...

French Police Say Nice Killer Planned Attack for Months, Had Accomplices July 22, 2016 9:35 am

French Police Say Nice Killer Planned Attack for Months, Had Accomplices

The assailant who plowed a truck into crowds celebrating the July 14 Bastille Day holiday...

French President Hollande Meets With Abbas, Stresses ‘Fragility’ of Middle East July 22, 2016 9:27 am

French President Hollande Meets With Abbas, Stresses ‘Fragility’ of Middle East

President Francois Hollande has stressed the “fragility” of the Mideast situation with...

British Labour MP Berates National Union of Students for Treatment of Jews; Calls It a ‘Sad Day’ When He Agrees With Conservative Counterpart July 21, 2016 3:36 pm

British Labour MP Berates National Union of Students for Treatment of Jews; Calls It a ‘Sad Day’ When He Agrees With Conservative Counterpart

A British Labour MP called it a “sad day” when he finds himself agreeing with a Conservative...

Jewish Leader Slams Polish Officials for Casting Doubt on Polish, Nazi Murder of Jews in WWII July 21, 2016 12:30 pm

Jewish Leader Slams Polish Officials for Casting Doubt on Polish, Nazi Murder of Jews in WWII

The head of a major international Jewish organization condemned officials in Poland Wednesday...

Report: Nice Attacker Likely Inspired by Palestinian Vehicular Terror Tactics July 21, 2016 12:25 pm

Report: Nice Attacker Likely Inspired by Palestinian Vehicular Terror Tactics

JNS.org – The deadly July 14 ramming attack in Nice, in which 84 people were killed...

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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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