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Israeli Woman Allegedly Raped in Indian Resort Town of Manali July 25, 2016 9:35 am

Israeli Woman Allegedly Raped in Indian Resort Town of Manali

A 25-year-old Israeli woman has allegedly been raped by two men in the popular northern Indian...

Netanyahu, Putin Discuss Cooperation Against Terrorism in Middle East July 24, 2016 9:59 am

Netanyahu, Putin Discuss Cooperation Against Terrorism in Middle East

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on Saturday and...

Jihadists Encouraged on Social Media by Al-Qaeda-Linked Groups to Kill Israeli, British, American, French Athletes at Rio Olympics July 21, 2016 3:13 pm

Jihadists Encouraged on Social Media by Al-Qaeda-Linked Groups to Kill Israeli, British, American, French Athletes at Rio Olympics

Israeli athletes set to compete in the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil are among the competitors...

Palestinian Authority Collaborates With Sudan to ‘Restrain’ Israel in Africa July 21, 2016 12:20 pm

Palestinian Authority Collaborates With Sudan to ‘Restrain’ Israel in Africa

JNS.org – Palestinian Authority (PA) Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said that the...

Argentina Commemorates 1994 Jewish Center Bombing, Holds Antisemitism Forum July 19, 2016 10:10 am

Argentina Commemorates 1994 Jewish Center Bombing, Holds Antisemitism Forum

JNS.org – Argentine President Mauricio Macri and members of his cabinet on Monday attended...

Australia’s Daily Telegraph Omits Israelis From List of Terror Victims on Newspaper Cover July 19, 2016 7:21 am

Australia’s Daily Telegraph Omits Israelis From List of Terror Victims on Newspaper Cover

Australia’s Daily Telegraph on Saturday failed to mention Israeli victims of terror on...

Director Behind Explosive Documentary on AMIA Bombing Says 22 Years Later ‘Basic Facts Are Still Unknown’ (INTERVIEW) July 18, 2016 6:02 pm

Director Behind Explosive Documentary on AMIA Bombing Says 22 Years Later ‘Basic Facts Are Still Unknown’ (INTERVIEW)

As Argentina marks on Monday the 22nd anniversary of the AMIA Jewish Center bombing in Buenos...

UNESCO Postpones Vote on Resolution That Ignores Jewish Ties to Temple Mount July 18, 2016 1:20 pm

UNESCO Postpones Vote on Resolution That Ignores Jewish Ties to Temple Mount

JNS.org – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)...

Report: Russia Delivers Missile Part of S-300 Defense System to Iran July 18, 2016 9:46 am

Report: Russia Delivers Missile Part of S-300 Defense System to Iran

Russia has delivered the missile part of S-300 surface-to-air defense system to Iran, Tasnim...

Israeli Envoy Suggests That United Nations Adopt Knesset’s Disability Program July 17, 2016 10:54 am

Israeli Envoy Suggests That United Nations Adopt Knesset’s Disability Program

JNS.org – Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon has suggested to U.N....

Media Watchdog Groups Slam CNN for Omission of Terror Attacks Against Israelis From List of Worldwide Incidents July 15, 2016 7:41 pm

Media Watchdog Groups Slam CNN for Omission of Terror Attacks Against Israelis From List of Worldwide Incidents

Media watchdog organizations blasted CNN on Friday for failing to include terrorist attacks...

Israeli Volunteer Group Set to Leave Ethiopia Amid Ethnic Violence July 14, 2016 2:52 am

Israeli Volunteer Group Set to Leave Ethiopia Amid Ethnic Violence

JNS.org – A group of Israeli youth volunteering in Gondar, Ethiopia have been safely...

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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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  • Sports Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas Reveals She Can Read, Speak Hebrew

    Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas Reveals She Can Read, Speak Hebrew

    Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas knows how to read and speak “a little” Hebrew, she revealed in the Aug. 15 issue of Us Weekly. The 20-year-old gymnast, who told the magazine that her favorite book is the Bible, was featured in a spread about the USA gymnastics team — which was awarded the gold medal in the women’s all-around finals at the Olympics in Rio on Aug. 9. In her 2012 memoir, In Grace, Gold, and Glory: My Leap of Faith, Douglas wrote that her […]

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  • Features Ben-Gurion University Institute Tackles Water Shortages, Hygiene in Developing Countries

    Ben-Gurion University Institute Tackles Water Shortages, Hygiene in Developing Countries

    JNS.org – Israeli water experts believe that by 2050, almost half of the world’s population will live in countries with a chronic water shortage. What’s causing the shortfall is population growth, which leads to a greater demand for food, increased pollution and climate instability, according to Prof. Noam Weisbrod, director of the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research (ZIWR) in the Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. In Israel’s Negev Desert, which has long been plagued […]

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