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Yeshiva University, Wiesenthal Center Leaders are Highest-Paid Jewish Non-Profit Executives

JNS.org - Yeshiva University President Richard Joel ($855,037) and Simon Wiesenthal Center Dean Rabbi Marvin Hier ($751,054) topped the Forward newspaper's 2013 list of the...

December 17, 2013 7:28 am

Professor Denied University of Haifa Honorary Doctorate Over Politics

JNS.org - The University of Haifa's Executive Committee said it decided not to grant an honorary doctorate to Professor Robert Aumann, winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in economics in 2005,...

ADL Commends Time’s Selection of Pope Francis as ‘Person of the Year’

JNS.org - Time magazine's selection of Pope Francis as its "Person of the Year" drew praise from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). The pontiff, whose popularity has soared as a result of his outspoken back-to-basics message...

Mazel Tov Gal Gadot

A major Mazel Tov is due to actress Gal Gadot.  The Israeli-born brunette beauty has just been chosen to play Wonder Woman in the upcoming movie Batman vs. Superman. While the former Miss Israel is...

December 9, 2013 9:12 am

Who Will Represent Israel at Mandela’s Funeral? (UPDATE)

With former South African President Nelson Mandela scheduled to be laid to rest Tuesday in...

December 6, 2013 10:02 am

Mandela and Me

The title to this column is deliberately misleading. There never was a Mandela and me....

December 5, 2013 8:35 pm

Nelson Mandela: The Anatomy of a Great Leader

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks recently wrote this about leadership: Leaders are also human and they make mistakes...

November 26, 2013 8:19 pm

Legendary Israeli Singer Arik Einstein Dies

JNS.org - Legendary Israeli singer Arik Einstein, 74, died Tuesday after being admitted to the...

November 20, 2013 2:36 pm

IDF Recalls Seton Hall Basketball Sophomore Tommy Maayan to Complete Military Service

The Israel Defense Forces has recalled Seton Hall sophomore and rising basketball star Tommy Maayan,...

December 17, 2013 7:28 am

Yeshiva University, Wiesenthal Center Leaders are Highest-Paid Jewish Non-Profit Executives

JNS.org - Yeshiva University President Richard Joel ($855,037) and Simon Wiesenthal Center Dean Rabbi Marvin Hier ($751,054) topped the Forward newspaper's 2013 list of the highest-paid...

December 16, 2013 12:23 am

Professor Denied University of Haifa Honorary Doctorate Over Politics

JNS.org - The University of Haifa's Executive Committee said it decided not to grant an honorary doctorate to Professor Robert Aumann,...

December 12, 2013 3:07 pm

ADL Commends Time’s Selection of Pope Francis as ‘Person of the Year’

JNS.org - Time magazine's selection of Pope Francis as its "Person of the Year" drew praise from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). The pontiff, whose popularity...

December 10, 2013 2:59 pm

Mazel Tov Gal Gadot

A major Mazel Tov is due to actress Gal Gadot.  The Israeli-born brunette beauty has just been chosen to play Wonder Woman in the upcoming...

December 9, 2013 9:12 am

Who Will Represent Israel at Mandela’s Funeral? (UPDATE)

With former South African President Nelson Mandela scheduled to be laid to rest Tuesday in Johannesburg, it is still unclear who - if anyone - will...

December 6, 2013 10:02 am

Mandela and Me

The title to this column is deliberately misleading. There never was a Mandela and me. I never met the great African leader. I never saw...

December 5, 2013 8:35 pm

Nelson Mandela: The Anatomy of a Great Leader

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks recently wrote this about leadership: Leaders are also human and they make mistakes that have nothing to do with leadership and everything to...

November 26, 2013 8:19 pm

Legendary Israeli Singer Arik Einstein Dies

JNS.org - Legendary Israeli singer Arik Einstein, 74, died Tuesday after being admitted to the Sourasky Medical Center in Tel Aviv suffering a hemorrhage in...

November 20, 2013 2:36 pm

IDF Recalls Seton Hall Basketball Sophomore Tommy Maayan to Complete Military Service

The Israel Defense Forces has recalled Seton Hall sophomore and rising basketball star Tommy Maayan, from Israel's Galilee, to complete his military service, the New York...

November 18, 2013 12:32 pm

Bob Dylan Meets Opera in Eclectic Israeli Band’s Tribute Album

JNS.org - From Joan Baez to the Grateful Dead, scores of popular artists have tried to take legendary Bob Dylan's work to new audiences...

November 15, 2013 10:34 am

Rapper Kosha Dillz on His Jewish Identity and the Music Industry (INTERVIEW)

Out of all the Jewish rappers with a Jewish mission and identity, Kosha Dillz is the only one to have been so widely accepted by...

November 13, 2013 9:59 am

Trainer of IDF Paramedics Discusses Life-Saving Improvisation (INTERVIEW)

JNS.org - LOS ANGELES—For Israel Defense Forces Lt. Anastasia Bagdalov, there was no time to ponder the gunshot that penetrated both legs of a...

October 28, 2013 10:49 am

Paula Abdul to Celebrate Her Bat Mitzvah at Western Wall

JNS.org - Singer, dancer, choreographer and celebrity judge Paula Abdul is coming to Israel this week as a guest of the Israeli Tourism Ministry. Yedioth...

October 28, 2013 10:28 am

Report: Simon Cowell, Lauren Silverman Agree on Jewish Wedding; Cowell Taking Israeli Dance Lessons

Simon Cowell, music mogul and host of "The X Factor," and his pregnant girlfriend Lauren Silverman plan to celebrate a Jewish wedding, sources close to the...

Features

Arab Street Outraged by Jerusalem Decision, but Governments Have Other Concerns

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was overwhelmingly rejected...

Iran Looks to Seize Opportunity as Rivals Fall

As it approaches victory in Syria with the help of Russia, Iran and its terrorist axis members are turning their...

Trial Starts in the US Case of Nazi-Jihadist

Former DC Metro Transit Police officer Nicholas Young had unusual political views, a federal prosecutor told jurors in Young's terrorist trial --...

World

New Jersey Imam Who Called for Killing of Jews Will Be Sent for ‘Retr...

A New Jersey imam who delivered two violently antisemitic sermons over the last month is to be sent for "retraining,"...

Israel

Family of Mumbai Terror Victims Granted State-Owned Home in Israel

JNS.org - Rabbi Nachman and Freida Holtzberg, who lost their son and daughter-in-law in the 2008 terror attack on the Indian city of Mumbai’s Chabad House, have been granted a government-owned...

Middle East

Interfaith Delegation From Bahrain Visits Israel, Draws Criticism in Arab W...

JNS.org - An interfaith delegation from Bahrain is visiting Israel during Hanukkah in an unprecedented trip. On Tuesday night, the group attended...

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