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FIFA Head Calls for Concessions to Palestinians Ahead of Vote on Israel’s Status

JNS.org - Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) head Sepp Blatter is calling on Israel to make concessions to the Palestinians ahead of...

May 15, 2015 1:23 pm

Major Jewish Group Accuses Popular Soccer Website Goal.com of ‘Inciting Jew-Hatred’

Major Jewish human rights group the Simon Wiesenthal Center on Monday sharply criticized popular soccer news site Goal.com for "denying the legitimacy of Israel and inciting to Jew-hatred" in its Arabic language versions, The Algemeiner...

Gold on the Galilee: Israeli Kayaker Comes of Age, Eyes Olympics (VIDEO)

JNS.org - Three years ago, kayaking coach Roei Lev found aspiring Olympian Ilya Podpolnyy crying on the steps of the Jordan Valley Sprint Kayak Club overlooking the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee). Podpolnyy, then 17 years...

Former NBA Star Tweets Article About Jewish Conspiracy to Control Global Media

Retired NBA player Keyon Dooling tweeted a link on Wednesday to a wildly antisemitic article that accuses Jews of seizing control of the world's media and using it to promote their own interests. The article, published by...

April 22, 2015 2:53 pm

Rosh Hashanah Won’t Keep the Giants’ Geoff Schwartz From Season Opener

New York Giants offensive guard Geoff Schwartz responded to an outcry from Jewish fans on...

April 22, 2015 10:56 am

Jewish Coach David Blatt Has NBA’s Cavaliers Surging at Playoff Time

JNS.org - When David Blatt was hired as head coach of the National Basketball...

April 16, 2015 7:19 am

Croatian Soccer Star’s Hebrew Tattoo Causes a Stir Online

A Hebrew tattoo sported by Croatian soccer star Mario Mandzukic became an internet sensation in...

March 18, 2015 1:44 am

Does Working Out With Other Jews Keep You Jewish?

JNS.org - For Daphna Krupp, her daily workout (excluding Shabbat) at the Jewish Community...

March 13, 2015 4:54 pm

Sports Illustrated Profiles Orthodox NCAA Basketball Player Aaron Liberman

Sports Illustrated magazine featured an extensive profile on Orthodox-Jewish college basketball player Aaron Liberman on...

May 15, 2015 1:23 pm

FIFA Head Calls for Concessions to Palestinians Ahead of Vote on Israel’s Status

JNS.org - Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) head Sepp Blatter is calling on Israel to make concessions to the Palestinians ahead of a...

May 4, 2015 8:13 pm

Major Jewish Group Accuses Popular Soccer Website Goal.com of ‘Inciting Jew-Hatred’

Major Jewish human rights group the Simon Wiesenthal Center on Monday sharply criticized popular soccer news site Goal.com for "denying the legitimacy of Israel and...

April 27, 2015 9:57 am

Gold on the Galilee: Israeli Kayaker Comes of Age, Eyes Olympics (VIDEO)

JNS.org - Three years ago, kayaking coach Roei Lev found aspiring Olympian Ilya Podpolnyy crying on the steps of the Jordan Valley Sprint Kayak...

April 22, 2015 3:26 pm

Former NBA Star Tweets Article About Jewish Conspiracy to Control Global Media

Retired NBA player Keyon Dooling tweeted a link on Wednesday to a wildly antisemitic article that accuses Jews of seizing control of the world's media and...

April 22, 2015 2:53 pm

Rosh Hashanah Won’t Keep the Giants’ Geoff Schwartz From Season Opener

New York Giants offensive guard Geoff Schwartz responded to an outcry from Jewish fans on Tuesday, saying he will go ahead and play in the season...

April 22, 2015 10:56 am

Jewish Coach David Blatt Has NBA’s Cavaliers Surging at Playoff Time

JNS.org - When David Blatt was hired as head coach of the National Basketball Association's Cleveland Cavaliers last June, he was not often recognized when...

April 16, 2015 7:19 am

Croatian Soccer Star’s Hebrew Tattoo Causes a Stir Online

A Hebrew tattoo sported by Croatian soccer star Mario Mandzukic became an internet sensation in Israel after it was exposed on Tuesday during a Champions...

March 18, 2015 1:44 am

Does Working Out With Other Jews Keep You Jewish?

JNS.org - For Daphna Krupp, her daily workout (excluding Shabbat) at the Jewish Community Center (JCC or "J") of Greater Baltimore has become somewhat...

March 13, 2015 4:54 pm

Sports Illustrated Profiles Orthodox NCAA Basketball Player Aaron Liberman

Sports Illustrated magazine featured an extensive profile on Orthodox-Jewish college basketball player Aaron Liberman on Wednesday.  The article details Liberman's efforts to balance faith, academics...

March 1, 2015 1:25 am

Cycling the Desert: New Israel Bike Trail Connects Mitzpe Ramon to Eilat

As the popularity of cycling continues to increase across the world, Israel is working to develop cycling trails that make the country's spectacular desert accessible to...

February 1, 2015 5:46 pm

Remembering Myra Kraft on Super Bowl Sunday

JNS.org - I am a Dallas Cowboys fan still recovering from our playoff defeat at the hands of the Green Bay Packers, or should...

October 13, 2014 7:32 am

Young Israelis Try to Crowd-Fund Their Way to Major League Baseball Playoffs

JNS.org - Baseball, hot dogs, and apple pie are the American dream. So why do two young men who have built their lives in Israel...

October 13, 2014 7:27 am

Race Cars Speed Through Jerusalem in Amazing Exhibition

Some 3,000 years ago, King David probably never imagined cars racing at 240 kilometers per hour (150 miles per hour) through the ancient capital of...

October 8, 2014 2:42 pm

NBA Superstar LeBron James Says He Wants to Visit Israel

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James expressed interest in visiting Israel someday, local news site Cleveland.com reported on Sunday. Speaking to Israeli reporters before the Cleveland Cavaliers' preseason...

Culture

New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape...

Radiohead Rocks Tel Aviv With Longest Performance in 11 Years, Defying BDS

JNS.org - Some 50,000 Israelis flocked to Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park on Wednesday night...

Features

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...

A Tale of Two Palestinian Worlds

JNS.org - For slightly more than a decade, the two main areas slated for a future Palestinian state -- the disputed territories in...

World

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Named New White House Press Secretary

Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday was named the new White House press secretary, replacing Sean Spicer. Incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci made the announcement to reporters in the James...

Israel

Anti-Israel Protests Held in Turkey, Jordan Over Temple Mount Security Meas...

Demonstrations in support of Palestinian worshipers in support of their struggle against the new Temple Mount security measures were held...

Middle East

Erdogan Allies Attack Istanbul Synagogue, Warn of Further Violence Over Tem...

Activists from a Turkish fascist youth movement whose leader enjoys close relations with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attacked the...

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