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Israeli Trained Indian SWAT Team Ends Terror Siege at Gurdaspur Police Station July 28, 2015 4:07 pm

Israeli Trained Indian SWAT Team Ends Terror Siege at Gurdaspur Police Station

An Indian SWAT team behind the neutralization of an apparent terrorist siege at a police...

Indian President Mukherjee Set for Historic Israel Visit in October July 28, 2015 9:49 am

Indian President Mukherjee Set for Historic Israel Visit in October

JNS.org – Indian President Pranab Mukherjee will become the first holder of his office...

Report: Iran Threat of Genocide Against Israel Could Hinder Lifting of International Sanctions July 27, 2015 11:43 am

Report: Iran Threat of Genocide Against Israel Could Hinder Lifting of International Sanctions

Iran’s threat of genocide by calling for the eradication of the Jewish state of...

Russian ‘Miss Charming’ Posts Not-So-Charming Holocaust Pictures on Social Media July 24, 2015 5:00 pm

Russian ‘Miss Charming’ Posts Not-So-Charming Holocaust Pictures on Social Media

In has emerged that Russia’s newly crowned ‘Miss Charming’ was actually...

Study: Many Diaspora Jews Doubt Israel Wants Peace, But Affirm IDF’s Morality July 24, 2015 9:48 am

Study: Many Diaspora Jews Doubt Israel Wants Peace, But Affirm IDF’s Morality

JNS.org – Diaspora Jews increasingly doubt that Israel wants peace with the Palestinians...

Group Blasts UN Council Resolution Condemning Israel Social, Economic Policy Toward Palestinians July 23, 2015 12:03 pm

Group Blasts UN Council Resolution Condemning Israel Social, Economic Policy Toward Palestinians

Israel was the only country in the world to be condemned at the United Nations Economic and...

BBC Slammed for Documentary Alleging Harm to Jerusalem Arabs From Light Rail Line (VIDEO) July 22, 2015 3:55 pm

BBC Slammed for Documentary Alleging Harm to Jerusalem Arabs From Light Rail Line (VIDEO)

A media watchdog on Wednesday blasted the BBC for airing a program that portrays Jerusalem’s...

Twitter Unveils New Safety Center Developed With British Jewish Security Group July 22, 2015 2:29 pm

Twitter Unveils New Safety Center Developed With British Jewish Security Group

Twitter unveiled a new resource on Wednesday for users facing abuse on the social media...

Australian Writer Threatened With ‘Turn on the Gas’ at Nationalist Demo in Australia July 22, 2015 1:57 pm

Australian Writer Threatened With ‘Turn on the Gas’ at Nationalist Demo in Australia

An Australian writer was threatened with “turn on the gas” by a neo-Nazi gathered...

UN Security Council Endorses Iran Nuclear Deal July 20, 2015 12:44 pm

UN Security Council Endorses Iran Nuclear Deal

JNS.org – The United Nations Security Council officially endorsed the Iran nuclear...

Argentina’s President Kirchner Implies Jewish Community Leaders Caused Foreign Minister’s Illness July 17, 2015 4:21 pm

Argentina’s President Kirchner Implies Jewish Community Leaders Caused Foreign Minister’s Illness

The President of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, implied in a series of tweets...

Pro-Palestinian Group in South Africa Suspends Members for Visiting Israel July 16, 2015 4:05 pm

Pro-Palestinian Group in South Africa Suspends Members for Visiting Israel

A pro-Palestinian student group in South Africa temporarily suspended some of its members...

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  • Relationships Yossi Vardi Credits Pushy Jewish Mother for His Startup Success

    Yossi Vardi Credits Pushy Jewish Mother for His Startup Success

    Millionaire entrepreneur Yossi Vardi credited his success in start-ups to his Jewish mother continuously pushing him to do better, Daily Mail reported on Thursday. “Jewish mothers are never satisfied and nothing is ever good enough,” he said, adding that his mother, who died 15 years ago, used to compare him with his cousins and say he was “an idiot.” “For most of my life I have been trying to show her I’m not,” he continued. “I keep on trying even now.” Vardi, […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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, […]

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