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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...

August 28, 2016 12:54 pm

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 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...

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...

August 15, 2016 1:49 pm

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...

August 8, 2016 9:36 am

Israel’s First Female Olympic Wrestler Seeks to Make Family, Nation Proud in Rio

JNS.org - At 5 feet 7 inches tall, and weighing around 150 pounds, 26-year-old optimistic and...

August 3, 2016 12:39 pm

Kippah-Wearing Baseball Fan Catches Foul Ball Bare-Handed During Yankees-Mets Game in New York (VIDEO)

A Jewish baseball fan wearing a kippah caught a foul ball with his bare hands...

July 21, 2016 3:41 pm

Israeli Trailblazer Dean Kremer Brings Jewish Values to Nascent Pro Baseball Career

JNS.org - Other than being part of the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, Sandy Koufax and Dean...

July 20, 2016 3:19 pm

Kenyan Marathoner to Compete for Israel in Rio Olympics

JNS.org - Kenyan-born marathoner Lonah Chemtai is expected to compete for Israel at the Olympics Games...

August 28, 2016 12:54 pm

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...

August 25, 2016 12:54 pm

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...

August 25, 2016 5:03 am

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...

August 22, 2016 3:36 pm

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...

August 15, 2016 1:49 pm

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...

August 8, 2016 9:36 am

Israel’s First Female Olympic Wrestler Seeks to Make Family, Nation Proud in Rio

JNS.org - At 5 feet 7 inches tall, and weighing around 150 pounds, 26-year-old optimistic and powerful blonde Ilana Kratysh will become the first-ever Israeli woman...

August 3, 2016 12:39 pm

Kippah-Wearing Baseball Fan Catches Foul Ball Bare-Handed During Yankees-Mets Game in New York (VIDEO)

A Jewish baseball fan wearing a kippah caught a foul ball with his bare hands during the first inning of the Yankees vs. Mets game...

July 21, 2016 3:41 pm

Israeli Trailblazer Dean Kremer Brings Jewish Values to Nascent Pro Baseball Career

JNS.org - Other than being part of the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, Sandy Koufax and Dean Kremer have something else in common: a respect for Jewish...

July 20, 2016 3:19 pm

Kenyan Marathoner to Compete for Israel in Rio Olympics

JNS.org - Kenyan-born marathoner Lonah Chemtai is expected to compete for Israel at the Olympics Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil next month after gaining a...

July 14, 2016 7:38 am

Granddaughter of Holocaust Survivors Honored to Represent Israel at 2016 Olympic Games

Pro golfer Laetitia Beck said she is honored to have been selected to represent Israel at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil largely because of her grandparents,...

July 10, 2016 5:38 am

Ahead of 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Israeli Athletes Express Expectations, Pride

Israeli athletes talked this week about their preparations and expectations ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. "The closer to the competition, the more confident I become," American-Israeli sprinter...

June 28, 2016 11:25 am

Two Decades Before Cleveland’s First NBA Title, LeBron James Walked Onto a JCC Court

JNS.org - The seed for the city of Cleveland’s first professional championship in a major sport in 52 years may have been planted at the Shaw...

June 23, 2016 6:26 pm

Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas to Wear Leotard With Hebrew Letters in National Competition

Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas will wear a leotard bearing Hebrew lettering when she competes at the P&G Gymnastics Championships over the weekend. Douglas' Swarovski-outlined outfit will...

June 23, 2016 6:19 pm

British World Heavyweight Champion Should Be Banned From Boxing for Sounding Like Hitler, Says Ukrainian Competitor

Britain's world heavyweight champion, Taylor Fury, should be banned from boxing for making Nazi-like comments, a former world champion from the Ukraine said on Thursday, ahead of...

Features

Why Aren’t Muslim Countries Helping the Palestinians?

JNS.org - Why aren’t Muslim countries leading givers to the Palestinian cause? That question has renewed relevance after a United Nations agency’s...

Democrats, Jewish Groups and Trump Protest Palestinian Terror Payments

JNS.org - Prominent Democrats and major US Jewish organizations are joining President Donald Trump and...

Israel’s First-Ever Malt Whisky to Go on Sale in June

JNS.org - The Tel Aviv-based Milk & Honey Distillery (M&H) recently unveiled its first-ever malt whisky on World Whisky Day (May...

World

Palestinian Officials Are Frustrated With Trump’s Pro-Israel Positions, D...

Palestinian officials are frustrated with President Donald Trump’s pro-Israel positions, the Hebrew news site nrg reported on Sunday, citing a...

Israel

Netanyahu Unveils 5-Year Development Plan for Jerusalem; Projects Include W...

JNS.org -In a special cabinet meeting convened underneath the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Sunday...

Middle East

Palestinian Security Prisoners’ Hunger Strike Ends After 40 Days, on Eve ...

JNS.org - A 40-day hunger strike initiated by Palestinian terrorists and security prisoners in Israeli jails ended Friday night, following an...

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