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Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in Los Angeles starting on...

April 19, 2019 9:18 am

Jewish Professor and Poet Discusses His New Book of Poetry

Baruch November is a professor of English at Touro College in Manhattan. His poems have appeared in The Forward, The Jewish Journal, Paterson Literary Review and other publications. In a recent interview, November spoke about his debut...

‘Today’ Show Anchor Savannah Guthrie Takes Helicopter Tour of ‘Magical’ Israel

"Today" show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie recently took a helicopter tour around Israel to see some of the country's most sacred sites. During the helicopter ride, Guthrie saw the Dead Sea, Judean Desert, Masada and areas of Jerusalem, including...

Locals at Bar in Northern Ireland Tell Israeli Writer, ‘Hitler Didn’t Kill Enough F–king Jews’

An Israeli writer who filmed an antisemitic tirade at a local bar in Northern Ireland last year said recently that he had never before witnessed so much Jew-hatred as he saw during his visit to the region. Playwright, author and journalist Tuvia Tenenbom...

April 11, 2019 5:31 pm

Israel’s Olympic Judo Team Members Say Their ‘Fighting Spirit’ Will Never Be Sidelined by Anti-Israel Snubs

Members of Israel’s Olympic judo team on Monday expressed their dedication to representing their country...

April 10, 2019 9:35 am

Comedian Will Head to Israel Armed With Passover Punch-Lines

Is it permissible to make jokes during the Passover seder? “Of course,” says comedian Eli Lebowicz....

April 9, 2019 9:07 am

Madonna to Perform at Eurovision Finals in Tel Aviv

JNS.org - The Michigan-born music icon Madonna will perform two songs, including one from her upcoming...

April 7, 2019 8:48 pm

New York Woman Calls for Instagram Action After Travel Page Tells Her it Won’t Feature Jews

A Jewish woman in New York wants photo-sharing giant Instagram to remove an account that refused...

April 5, 2019 5:51 pm

British TV Star Nick Hewer Calls for More Non-Jews to Speak Out Against Antisemitism

A British television presenter called for more non-Jews to voice support for and defend the...

April 19, 2019 9:18 am

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in Los Angeles starting on Friday...

April 18, 2019 11:36 am

Jewish Professor and Poet Discusses His New Book of Poetry

Baruch November is a professor of English at Touro College in Manhattan. His poems have appeared in The Forward, The Jewish Journal, Paterson Literary Review and...

April 17, 2019 10:38 am

‘Today’ Show Anchor Savannah Guthrie Takes Helicopter Tour of ‘Magical’ Israel

"Today" show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie recently took a helicopter tour around Israel to see some of the country's most sacred sites. During the helicopter ride, Guthrie saw...

April 15, 2019 1:24 pm

Locals at Bar in Northern Ireland Tell Israeli Writer, ‘Hitler Didn’t Kill Enough F–king Jews’

An Israeli writer who filmed an antisemitic tirade at a local bar in Northern Ireland last year said recently that he had never before witnessed so much Jew-hatred as...

April 11, 2019 5:31 pm

Israel’s Olympic Judo Team Members Say Their ‘Fighting Spirit’ Will Never Be Sidelined by Anti-Israel Snubs

Members of Israel’s Olympic judo team on Monday expressed their dedication to representing their country in the world of sports, despite facing anti-Israel sentiment at...

April 10, 2019 9:35 am

Comedian Will Head to Israel Armed With Passover Punch-Lines

Is it permissible to make jokes during the Passover seder? “Of course,” says comedian Eli Lebowicz. "It’s the only way to get people to stay awake.” The...

April 9, 2019 9:07 am

Madonna to Perform at Eurovision Finals in Tel Aviv

JNS.org - The Michigan-born music icon Madonna will perform two songs, including one from her upcoming album, at the Eurovision Song Contest grand finale in Tel...

April 7, 2019 8:48 pm

New York Woman Calls for Instagram Action After Travel Page Tells Her it Won’t Feature Jews

A Jewish woman in New York wants photo-sharing giant Instagram to remove an account that refused to collaborate with her because of her Jewish heritage, she...

April 5, 2019 5:51 pm

British TV Star Nick Hewer Calls for More Non-Jews to Speak Out Against Antisemitism

A British television presenter called for more non-Jews to voice support for and defend the British Jewish community amid rising antisemitism in the country. Nick Hewer,...

April 4, 2019 9:03 am

‘King Bibi’ Director Reflects on the Power of a Leader

Dan Shadur is the director of "King Bibi: The Life and Performances of Benjamin Netanyahu." The documentary uses archival footage to show Netanyahu’s rise to...

April 3, 2019 8:16 pm

Vogue Profiles Ethiopian-Israeli Rapper ‘Changing the Face of Tel Aviv’s Hip-Hop Scene’

An Ethiopian-Israeli rapper making waves in Tel Aviv's growing hip-hop music scene was the subject of a Vogue magazine profile published on Tuesday. According to the popular fashion magazine, which...

April 2, 2019 3:54 pm

Popular Netflix Show ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Condemned for Using ‘Antisemitic Trope’

A top British Jewish group has condemned a popular Netflix show, “The Umbrella Academy,” for perpetuating an antisemitic conspiracy theory. According to a report in The...

April 2, 2019 10:44 am

Holocaust Train Car Arrives in New York for Auschwitz Exhibit in New York

JNS.org - A crane lowered a train car onto tracks on Sunday outside the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York—a boxcar that carried Jews and...

April 2, 2019 10:36 am

Los Angeles Youth Hockey Team Suspends Players, Coaches Over Antisemitic Video

A Los Angeles-based youth hockey team suspended 15 players and three coaches after a video surfaced showing a player from the club doing a Nazi salute while...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz Should Come Clean About Qatar

Alan Dershowitz published a blistering response to my column asking him why he was publicly pressuring Israel to create a...

Protests Could Prompt New Democratic Revolutions in the Gulf

The past eight years have not been particularly kind to the Gulf counter-revolution. Its one success, Egypt, has produced some...

Nineteen Ways You Know It’s Passover in Israel

JNS.org - If you’ve never heard an Arab calling out alter zachen (“old things”) in Yiddish, then you’ve never experienced...

Features

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

World

US Envoy: Israeli-Palestinian Plan Will Not Include Land Transfer From Egyp...

US President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will not involve giving land from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula to the Palestinians,...

Israel

Netanyahu in Passover Greeting: Story of the Jewish People ‘Has No Pa...

Newly re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a Passover greeting in a video published on social media on Friday,...

Middle East

Turkey Arrests Suspected Spies for UAE, Probing Khashoggi Link

Turkey has arrested two intelligence operatives who confessed to spying on Arab nationals for the United Arab Emirates, and it is probing whether the arrival in Turkey of one of...

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