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Kevin Durant Received ‘Triple Rabbi Blessing’ Just Hours Before Powering Thunder to Game 6 Victory

Basketball star Kevin Durant received a "triple rabbi blessing" on Thursday just hours before he led his team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, from 16...

May 16, 2014 11:12 am

Entourage Producer, Jewish Media Personalities Seek to Disown Donald Sterling

Jewish media industry bigwigs took to Twitter this week calling for disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to have his Hebrew birthright yanked following his now infamous racist comments which were revealed late April in...

Palestinians Threaten to Pursue Soccer Sanctions Against Israel

JNS.org - The Palestinians are threatening to pursue sanctions against Israel at a gathering of soccer's international governing body next month, Reuters reported. Palestinian Football Association President Jibril Rajoub said he is "going for sanctions against...

Donald Sterling Is Pathetic, But He Doesn’t Speak for Jews

JNS.org - My husband isn't a sports fan, so I was surprised when he started talking basketball. He was the first person to tell me about Los Angeles Clippers' owner Donald Sterling and the nasty...

May 2, 2014 1:52 pm

Boxing Superstar Manny Pacquiao Names Son Israel, Mezuzahs Revealed

Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and his wife Jinkee welcomed a baby boy last Sunday...

April 30, 2014 5:00 pm

Jewish NBA Commissioner Says Donald Sterling’s Racism ‘Incredibly Hurtful’ to All People

Jewish NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Donald Sterling's racism was "incredibly hurtful" to all people,...

April 30, 2014 12:30 am

How Sports Can Shatter Israel’s Glass Ceiling

JNS.org - Recent polls show that Israeli women earn 25 percent less than their...

April 20, 2014 2:01 pm

Israeli Soccer Team Faces Prospect of International Ban

The Israel National soccer team could be facing a World Cup ban, and other soccer...

April 2, 2014 10:50 am

Ahead of NBA Playoffs, Remembering the Era of Jewish Commissioner David Stern

JNS.org - When the National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs tip off on April 19, the...

May 16, 2014 11:12 am

Kevin Durant Received ‘Triple Rabbi Blessing’ Just Hours Before Powering Thunder to Game 6 Victory

Basketball star Kevin Durant received a "triple rabbi blessing" on Thursday just hours before he led his team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, from 16 points...

May 15, 2014 12:20 pm

Entourage Producer, Jewish Media Personalities Seek to Disown Donald Sterling

Jewish media industry bigwigs took to Twitter this week calling for disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to have his Hebrew birthright yanked following his...

May 14, 2014 12:53 pm

Palestinians Threaten to Pursue Soccer Sanctions Against Israel

JNS.org - The Palestinians are threatening to pursue sanctions against Israel at a gathering of soccer's international governing body next month, Reuters reported. Palestinian Football Association...

May 8, 2014 11:03 am

Donald Sterling Is Pathetic, But He Doesn’t Speak for Jews

JNS.org - My husband isn't a sports fan, so I was surprised when he started talking basketball. He was the first person to tell me...

May 2, 2014 1:52 pm

Boxing Superstar Manny Pacquiao Names Son Israel, Mezuzahs Revealed

Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and his wife Jinkee welcomed a baby boy last Sunday whom they named Israel, Phil Boxing reported. Baby Israel was born at...

April 30, 2014 5:00 pm

Jewish NBA Commissioner Says Donald Sterling’s Racism ‘Incredibly Hurtful’ to All People

Jewish NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Donald Sterling's racism was "incredibly hurtful" to all people, "regardless of anyone's religion, ethnicity, nationality," when asked by Jewish Sports...

April 30, 2014 12:30 am

How Sports Can Shatter Israel’s Glass Ceiling

JNS.org - Recent polls show that Israeli women earn 25 percent less than their male counterparts. The situation is not much better in the United...

April 20, 2014 2:01 pm

Israeli Soccer Team Faces Prospect of International Ban

The Israel National soccer team could be facing a World Cup ban, and other soccer sanctions, unless it alleviates travel restrictions and increases field access...

April 2, 2014 10:50 am

Ahead of NBA Playoffs, Remembering the Era of Jewish Commissioner David Stern

JNS.org - When the National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs tip off on April 19, the star players who take the court should credit their status...

March 27, 2014 7:25 am

After Tamir Goodman’s Battle With Injuries, New Basketball Training Tool is Born

JNS.org - When he was sidelined by injuries during his time as a professional basketball player in Israel, Tamir Goodman's mind was still in...

March 25, 2014 12:22 pm

Lacrosse Match Celebrates Purim and St. Patrick’s Day

While you were likely busy celebrating the holiday of Purim, the Village of Bayville, New York, transformed one of its parks into an international celebration...

March 19, 2014 6:09 am

Ahead of Baseball Season, Famed Jewish Executive Remains Out of Hall of Fame

JNS.org - With another season of "America's pastime" beginning March 22, famed Jewish executive Marvin Miller remains out of the National Baseball Hall of...

March 10, 2014 8:00 pm

Aggressive Foul Leaves Israeli Soccer Player With Painful Knee Injury (VIDEO)

An Israeli soccer player was tackled brutally during a match on Sunday, leaving him with a broken leg. Footage of the collision posted to YouTube circulated...

March 7, 2014 11:32 am

Israel’s Netanya to Host European Short Course Swimming Championships in January 2015

The Israeli city of Netanya, an oceanside suburb, 20km north of Tel Aviv, was chosen to host the European Short Course Swimming Championships, from January...

Culture

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...

World

Nine Killed in Toronto Van-Ramming Incident

A white Ryder rental van killed nine people and injured 16 when its driver plowed through a busy Toronto sidewalk on a sunny Monday afternoon, police said. Toronto Deputy Chief Peter Yuen provided the...

Israel

Israel Security Forces Arrest Hamas Cell in Samaria

JNS.org - Nineteen terror suspects were arrested in the Ramallah area in Samaria overnight on Saturday, in an operation carried out by the Israel Defense Forces, Shin Bet security forces and...

Middle East

Syrian Opposition Says US Cannot Afford to Leave Syria Yet

Syria's chief opposition negotiator said the United States cannot afford to leave Syria as it has yet to achieve any of its goals in the region, even though President Donald...

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