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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...

July 15, 2015 11:12 am

Jewish Groups Enraged After New 49ers Running Back Jarryd Hayne Claims That Jews Killed Jesus

Former Australian rugby player and 2014 NFL grab Jarryd Hayne grabbed headlines and angered Jewish groups over a tweet last week accusing Jews of killing Jesus Christ. "Jesus wanted to help people but was killed by his own people," Hayne wrote through his Twitter handle,...

Book Pitches World War II as Lasting Part of Hank Greenberg’s Legacy

JNS.org - Baseball fans might most vividly remember Hank Greenberg for his chase of Babe Ruth’s single-season home run record in 1938 and his other impressive exploits on the field. The smaller universe of Jewish baseball...

Israeli Gymnasts Win Bronze, Silver Medals at 2015 European Games in Baku

Israeli athletes marked a successful day on Sunday, as gymnasts won multiple bronze and silver medals in the 2015 European Games in Baku. The Gymnastics team won two silver medals and one bronze in group events, while...

June 17, 2015 2:13 pm

Jewish Hoops Fairytale Falls Short as David Blatt’s Cavaliers Drop Game 6

JNS.org - A fairytale ending to Jewish basketball coach David Blatt's first season in the National...

June 14, 2015 10:02 pm

Israelis Venture to Cleveland for NBA Finals

JNS.org - The people who sat in seats one and two of row 12, section 120...

June 7, 2015 12:29 pm

Jewish-Owned American Pharoah Ends Horse Racing’s Triple Crown Drought

JNS.org - American Pharoah, a horse owned by an Egyptian-born Jew, on Saturday won the Belmont...

June 3, 2015 9:33 am

FIFA President Sepp Blatter Announces Resignation on Heels of Corruption Scandal

Sepp Blatter, who led world soccer’s governing body for 17 years and who was regarded...

June 1, 2015 3:54 pm

Report: ‘Minyan’ Prayer Quorum Gathers at New York Rangers Games

A prayer quorum of at least 10 Jewish men, known as a minyan, gathers at...

July 15, 2015 11:12 am

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...

July 10, 2015 12:25 pm

Jewish Groups Enraged After New 49ers Running Back Jarryd Hayne Claims That Jews Killed Jesus

Former Australian rugby player and 2014 NFL grab Jarryd Hayne grabbed headlines and angered Jewish groups over a tweet last week accusing Jews of killing Jesus Christ. "Jesus wanted to help people but...

July 7, 2015 2:26 pm

Book Pitches World War II as Lasting Part of Hank Greenberg’s Legacy

JNS.org - Baseball fans might most vividly remember Hank Greenberg for his chase of Babe Ruth’s single-season home run record in 1938 and his other impressive...

June 22, 2015 12:31 pm

Israeli Gymnasts Win Bronze, Silver Medals at 2015 European Games in Baku

Israeli athletes marked a successful day on Sunday, as gymnasts won multiple bronze and silver medals in the 2015 European Games in Baku. The Gymnastics team won...

June 17, 2015 2:13 pm

Jewish Hoops Fairytale Falls Short as David Blatt’s Cavaliers Drop Game 6

JNS.org - A fairytale ending to Jewish basketball coach David Blatt's first season in the National Basketball Association (NBA) was not meant to be, as the...

June 14, 2015 10:02 pm

Israelis Venture to Cleveland for NBA Finals

JNS.org - The people who sat in seats one and two of row 12, section 120 at Quicken Loans Arena during Game 3 of the NBA...

June 7, 2015 12:29 pm

Jewish-Owned American Pharoah Ends Horse Racing’s Triple Crown Drought

JNS.org - American Pharoah, a horse owned by an Egyptian-born Jew, on Saturday won the Belmont Stakes to claim horse racing’s first Triple Crown since 1978. The...

June 3, 2015 9:33 am

FIFA President Sepp Blatter Announces Resignation on Heels of Corruption Scandal

Sepp Blatter, who led world soccer’s governing body for 17 years and who was regarded as one of the most powerful people in global sports,...

June 1, 2015 3:54 pm

Report: ‘Minyan’ Prayer Quorum Gathers at New York Rangers Games

A prayer quorum of at least 10 Jewish men, known as a minyan, gathers at every New York Rangers game played in the evening at...

May 29, 2015 9:59 am

Palestinian Soccer League Withdraws Bid to Suspend Israel From FIFA

The head of Israel's soccer association called on his Palestinian counterpart to "join forces," as the Palestinian Football Association withdrew its bid on Friday to...

May 27, 2015 2:42 pm

Israeli-American Group Congratulates Cavaliers’ Blatt on Reaching NBA Finals

JNS.org - An organization whose work focuses on the estimated population of 500,000-800,000 Israeli Americans congratulated David Blatt, the Jewish head coach of the...

May 26, 2015 1:17 pm

Israeli Judo Team Faces Antisemitic Harassment in Morocco: ‘We Will Murder You’

Israeli athletes at a world Judo championship in Morocco reportedly faced antisemitic slurs during the competition, news site WorldNetDaily reported on Monday. "We will murder you,"...

May 20, 2015 12:19 pm

FIFA Head Says Israel Should Not be Booted From World Soccer Association

JNS.org - Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) head Sepp Blatter said during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that contrary to...

May 19, 2015 9:18 pm

Jewish Rights Group Slams Palestinian Attempts to Suspend Israel From FIFA

Jewish human rights group the Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC) said on Tuesday it was "appalled" by a Palestinian Football Association initiative to suspend Israel from...

Features

Feeding Body and Soul: Terror Victims Get Servings of Food (and Hope)

JNS.org - Try spending $60,000 for chicken, $31,000 for wine, $15,800 for eggs, and...

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

Israel

Nine Teenagers Dead, One Missing in Southern Israel Flash Flood

At least nine teenage seminary students died after they were swept away by a flash flood in the Negev Desert in southern Israel on Thursday, an ambulance service said. Military helicopters and search...

Middle East

Israeli UN Envoy Exposes Iranian Military Base Near Syrian Capital

In an address to the Security Council on Thursday, Israeli UN envoy Danny Danon revealed new information about Iran’s military activities in Syria. Presenting an aerial image of what he called...

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