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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...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Posters Questioning Whether ‘Six Million Really Died’ in Holocaust Foun...

Posters questioning the Jewish death toll in the Holocaust were found last week on the campus of the University of Calgary in...

Israel

Four New Conservative Justices Appointed to Israeli Supreme Court

JNS.org - Four new conservative-leaning justices were named Wednesday to Israel's Supreme Court. The new members of the 15-seat bench, selected from a short-list of 27 candidates, include: Jerusalem District Court Judge David...

Middle East

Iranian President Rouhani, Touted in West as ‘Moderate,’ Calls ...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani -- touted by many in the West as a “moderate” -- hailed on Wednesday the “tireless...

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