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Miss Israel Pays Surprise Visit to Philadelphia 76ers, Shows Off Dribbling Skills (VIDEO)

Miss Israel, Yityish "Titi" Aynaw, stopped by a Philadelphia 76ers practice session this week to greet players, pose for photos and even show off...

February 21, 2014 3:11 pm

Ravens Linebacker Terrell Suggs Speaks Hebrew When Asked If He’s the Greatest Jewish NFL Athlete (VIDEO)

Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs spoke in Hebrew to a TMZ reporter when asked if he considered himself the greatest Jewish football player of all time, upon arriving at LAX airport Tuesday. The Super Bowl champion and six-time...

Russian Olympic Ice Skater Julia Lipnitskaia Performs to ‘Schindler’s List’ Theme Song (VIDEO)

Julia Lipnitskaia, the 15-year-old Russian Olympic ice skater who is emerging as a superstar at the Sochi Winter Olympics, performed a routine to the theme song from Holocaust film "Schindler's List" on Sunday, and became the...

Sochi Olympics Get First Jewish Medalists

JNS.org - Three days into the 2014 Sochi Olympic games, Jewish-American figure skaters Jason Brown and Charlie White won bronze medals at the team figure skating competitions Sunday. In addition to his skating, Brown...

February 10, 2014 3:39 pm

Israel to Host FIBA’s 3-on-3 Basketball Under 18 World Championships in 2015

Israel will host the 2015 FIBA 3-on-3 under-18 World Championship basketball tournament, the federation for...

February 10, 2014 1:36 am

With Super Bowl Over, Signature Event for Football in Israel Lies Ahead

JNS.org - NEW YORK - Days before Super Bowl XLVIII in northern New...

January 27, 2014 6:52 pm

Jewish Network Plans Superbowl ‘Kosher Halftime Show’

JNS.org - The Nachum Segal Network announced plans to air its first-ever "Kosher Halftime Show"...

January 22, 2014 10:39 am

After FA Charges, Anelka Defends Quenelle Salute Again

West Bromwich Albion's controversial French striker, Nicolas Anelka, who was charged by the UK Football Association...

January 21, 2014 10:39 am

West Brom Knew About FA Charge Over Anti-Semitic Gesture But Still Played Anelka

Management of British soccer team West Bromwich decided to play French striker Nicolas Anelka in...

February 21, 2014 3:11 pm

Miss Israel Pays Surprise Visit to Philadelphia 76ers, Shows Off Dribbling Skills (VIDEO)

Miss Israel, Yityish "Titi" Aynaw, stopped by a Philadelphia 76ers practice session this week to greet players, pose for photos and even show off her...

February 20, 2014 9:11 pm

Ravens Linebacker Terrell Suggs Speaks Hebrew When Asked If He’s the Greatest Jewish NFL Athlete (VIDEO)

Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs spoke in Hebrew to a TMZ reporter when asked if he considered himself the greatest Jewish football player of all time, upon...

February 10, 2014 8:23 pm

Russian Olympic Ice Skater Julia Lipnitskaia Performs to ‘Schindler’s List’ Theme Song (VIDEO)

Julia Lipnitskaia, the 15-year-old Russian Olympic ice skater who is emerging as a superstar at the Sochi Winter Olympics, performed a routine to the theme song...

February 10, 2014 6:30 pm

Sochi Olympics Get First Jewish Medalists

JNS.org - Three days into the 2014 Sochi Olympic games, Jewish-American figure skaters Jason Brown and Charlie White won bronze medals at the...

February 10, 2014 3:39 pm

Israel to Host FIBA’s 3-on-3 Basketball Under 18 World Championships in 2015

Israel will host the 2015 FIBA 3-on-3 under-18 World Championship basketball tournament, the federation for the sport said on Monday. The tournament will take place...

February 10, 2014 1:36 am

With Super Bowl Over, Signature Event for Football in Israel Lies Ahead

JNS.org - NEW YORK - Days before Super Bowl XLVIII in northern New Jersey's MetLife Stadium, a New York City room filled with...

January 27, 2014 6:52 pm

Jewish Network Plans Superbowl ‘Kosher Halftime Show’

JNS.org - The Nachum Segal Network announced plans to air its first-ever "Kosher Halftime Show" during Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2. During the game...

January 22, 2014 10:39 am

After FA Charges, Anelka Defends Quenelle Salute Again

West Bromwich Albion's controversial French striker, Nicolas Anelka, who was charged by the UK Football Association on Tuesday, defended his use of the offensive quenelle salute, again,...

January 21, 2014 10:39 am

West Brom Knew About FA Charge Over Anti-Semitic Gesture But Still Played Anelka

Management of British soccer team West Bromwich decided to play French striker Nicolas Anelka in a game against Everton on Monday night, even though they...

January 20, 2014 11:39 am

West Brom Sponsor Zoopla Insists That Anelka Play Without Their Logo; To Withdraw Sponsorship End of Season

The sponsor of British soccer team West Bromwich, part Jewish-owned property site Zoopla, has insisted that if the team fields Nicolas Anelka in a game...

January 9, 2014 8:15 am

Another Jewish Barrier Broken in NCAA Basketball

Northwestern's walk-on freshman Aaron Liberman got his first in-game action in the NCAA's Big Ten basketball conference on Sunday, becoming the first player in the...

January 8, 2014 5:38 pm

Shaquille O’Neal Greets Rabbi in Hebrew (VIDEO)

Shaquille O'Neal, gentle giant and retired basketball player, greeted Rabbi Jason Miller at the International CES trade show, in Las Vegas late Tuesday with all...

January 7, 2014 1:27 pm

Tel Aviv Holds First Doggy Run (VIDEO)

Tel Aviv dog lovers held the city's first ever doggy run, called Dog Day in Tel Aviv, a clip of which was posted online on Tuesday. Runners...

January 7, 2014 12:17 pm

Ex-British Footballer Collymore Calls for Police Response to Online Anti-Semitism From Football Fans

Stanley Collymore, a popular former British footballer and now sports broadcaster, called for police and Twitter to take action against online hate speech targeting Jewish...

Culture

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, By Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of...

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

A glamorous New York City event hosted by a non-profit organization on Saturday...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

Obama Administration Reportedly Wants Israel to Prosecute Kenyan Terror Sus...

The Obama administration wants to send a Kenyan al-Qaeda terror suspect who has been held at the Guantanamo Bay detention...

Israel

Report: With Iran as Top Priority, Israeli Delegation Meets With Trump Team...

A delegation of Israeli officials traveled to the US this week and met with members of US President-elect Donald Trump’s...

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