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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

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Israel

Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cus...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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