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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

Israeli Investors Increasingly Turning to US Real Estate

Israel has become one of the largest foreign investors in US commercial real estate over the past few years, and considering...

Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well,...

Israel’s President Honors Philanthropist for Supporting American-Israeli STEM Research

JNS.org -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin honored a media mogul and philanthropist this week...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

World

Ex-Islamist Extremist: UK’s Jewish Students ‘Bullied Under Guis...

Jews at UK universities are "bullied [and] stigmatized...under the guise that criticism of Israel is not antisemitism," a reformed Islamist said...

Middle East

Palestinian, Jordanian Leaders Meet to Discuss Thwarting Potential Relocati...

JNS.org -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and King Abdullah of Jordan met Sunday in Amman, the Jordanian capital, to discuss the...

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