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Former Turkish Military Attaché to Israel Admits Organizing Failed Coup July 19, 2016 9:57 am

Former Turkish Military Attaché to Israel Admits Organizing Failed Coup

JNS.org – The former Turkish Air Force chief and the country’s former military attaché...

Reinstated Labour MP Denies Antisemitism, Acknowledges Use of Antisemitic Language July 19, 2016 9:54 am

Reinstated Labour MP Denies Antisemitism, Acknowledges Use of Antisemitic Language

JNS.org – British Member of Parliament (MP) Naz Shah — who was suspended in April...

Istanbul Analyst: Turkish Jewry in Same Danger as Rest of Populace in Wake of Failed Coup, But Anti-US Conspiracy Theories Mean Jews, Israel May Be Next Target (INTERVIEW) July 18, 2016 3:10 pm

Istanbul Analyst: Turkish Jewry in Same Danger as Rest of Populace in Wake of Failed Coup, But Anti-US Conspiracy Theories Mean Jews, Israel May Be Next Target (INTERVIEW)

An Istanbul-based political analyst told The Algmeiner on Monday that Turkey’s Jews are...

Following Massacre, Jews of Nice ‘Very, Very Anxious’ About Being Next Target of Jihadist Attack July 18, 2016 2:00 pm

Following Massacre, Jews of Nice ‘Very, Very Anxious’ About Being Next Target of Jihadist Attack

A rabbi in Nice said the city’s Jews are afraid to become the next targets of jihadist...

Deputy Mayor in Istanbul Shot Dead by Unknown Assailant; Unclear Whether Slaying of Erdogan Oppositionist Connected With Failed Coup July 18, 2016 1:22 pm

Deputy Mayor in Istanbul Shot Dead by Unknown Assailant; Unclear Whether Slaying of Erdogan Oppositionist Connected With Failed Coup

A deputy mayor in Istanbul was killed on Monday, after an unknown assailant entered his office...

French Jewish Woman Injured in Nice Attack Dies, Sister Still in Critical Condition July 18, 2016 9:50 am

French Jewish Woman Injured in Nice Attack Dies, Sister Still in Critical Condition

A Jewish woman who was badly injured in Nice on Thursday night when an armed truck driver...

Uncle of Nice Attacker Says Nephew Was Recruited by Algerian ISIS Member July 18, 2016 9:40 am

Uncle of Nice Attacker Says Nephew Was Recruited by Algerian ISIS Member

The uncle of the truck driver who killed 84 people on the French Riviera says his nephew was...

Israeli Reporter Covering Bastille Day Massacre Warned by Nice Resident Not to Speak Hebrew Due to Anti-Jewish-State Sentiment Among Arabs, Europeans (VIDEO) July 17, 2016 11:19 am

Israeli Reporter Covering Bastille Day Massacre Warned by Nice Resident Not to Speak Hebrew Due to Anti-Jewish-State Sentiment Among Arabs, Europeans (VIDEO)

An Israeli reporter at the scene of Thursday night’s terrorist attack in Nice was warned...

After Nice Attack, Christian-Jewish Group Expects Rise in Aliyah From France July 17, 2016 10:57 am

After Nice Attack, Christian-Jewish Group Expects Rise in Aliyah From France

JNS.org – The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) humanitarian...

Turkey’s Erdogan Has Thousands of Suspected Opponents Rounded Up in Ruthless Crackdown After Failed Coup Attempt July 17, 2016 10:40 am

Turkey’s Erdogan Has Thousands of Suspected Opponents Rounded Up in Ruthless Crackdown After Failed Coup Attempt

Turkish authorities on Sunday pressed on with a ruthless crackdown against suspects in the...

Nice Attacker Scouted Terror Route Twice in Week Preceding Attack July 17, 2016 10:35 am

Nice Attacker Scouted Terror Route Twice in Week Preceding Attack

The Tunisian man who drove his lorry into crowds of people in Nice researched the route in...

British Jewry Hails Appointment of ‘Staunch Israel-Supporter’ Boris Johnson as New Foreign Secretary July 17, 2016 6:33 am

British Jewry Hails Appointment of ‘Staunch Israel-Supporter’ Boris Johnson as New Foreign Secretary

Leading Jewish groups in Britain are hailing the recent appointment of Boris Johnson as the...

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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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  • Arts and Culture Music Jewish Indie Rocker Dedicates New ‘Refugee’ Track to Grandfather Who Fled Nazi Persecution

    Jewish Indie Rocker Dedicates New ‘Refugee’ Track to Grandfather Who Fled Nazi Persecution

    Jewish indie singer Ezra Furman released a song on Wednesday that he said was dedicated to his grandfather, who escaped Nazi persecution. Furman told the website Consequence of Sound that the new track, called “The Refugee,” is his “first song entirely concerned with my Jewish background and present, a song dedicated to my grandfather who fled the Nazis, as well as to all of the refugees desperate for a home today.” He added, “May all the wanderers find the homes they seek, and […]

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  • Arts and Culture Uncanny Toy Replica of Israeli ‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot Auctioning on eBay for Over $1,600

    Uncanny Toy Replica of Israeli ‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot Auctioning on eBay for Over $1,600

    An artist is auctioning on eBay a Wonder Woman doll he purchased and repainted to create an uncanny replica of Israeli actress Gal Gadot, who will play the superhero in an upcoming 2017 spin-off film. Noel Cruz purchased a 19-inch action figure of the Batman v Superman star and replaced its plastic hair with a new wig, and added a material belt and Princess Diana’s lasso, according to the blog Io9, which first reported on Cruz’s work. He then painted the doll to make it look like the […]

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  • Arts and Culture British Jewish Star Daniel Radcliffe Hopes New Movie About Neo-Nazis Will Spark Dialogue to Defeat Antisemitic Rhetoric

    British Jewish Star Daniel Radcliffe Hopes New Movie About Neo-Nazis Will Spark Dialogue to Defeat Antisemitic Rhetoric

    Racist and antisemitic rhetoric supported by white supremacists can be defeated by opening channels for meaningful dialogue, British-Jewish actor Daniel Radcliffe said, ahead of the release of his new film, in which he plays an undercover FBI agent infiltrating a neo-Nazi group. “[White supremacist ideologies] have more power the less we talk about them. So hopefully this does start a kind of conversation, which would be a tiny part of a much larger conversation that needs to happen,” the actor, 27, told The […]

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