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Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared struggle with their critical Jewish mothers. Schwimmer appeared on Emanuel's podcast "Chicago...

February 15, 2018 3:47 pm

Paul McCartney Wins Israel’s Prestigious Wolf Prize

JNS.org - Famed singer-songwriter and former Beatles bass guitarist Paul McCartney was announced as one of this year’s nine recipients of Israel’s prestigious Wolf Prize. In announcing the winners, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said, “Together with the...

Florida Lawmaker Demands Local Venues Cancel Lorde Concerts Over Her Support for BDS Movement

A Florida lawmaker is demanding that venues in Miami and Tampa cancel upcoming concerts by New Zealand pop star Lorde, who called off a show in Israel to comply with the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement. "BDS is...

Hold the Phone? Olympics Organizers Apologize to Iran for Apparent Gift Gaffe

Organizers of South Korea's Winter Olympics apologized to the Iranian team before Friday's opening ceremony for what they called a misunderstanding over gifts of Samsung mobile phones. Iran on Thursday had summoned South Korea's ambassador over...

February 8, 2018 12:33 pm

Meet Israel’s Largest-Ever Winter Olympics Team

This year's delegation of athletes competing for Israel in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games includes sabras,...

February 5, 2018 3:52 pm

Home of the Super Bowl Also Hosts a Holocaust Exhibit

JNS.org - As thousands descended upon Minnesota for Super Bowl LII to see heroes of the gridiron, some unexpected...

February 5, 2018 3:34 pm

Athlete Representing Israel at 2018 Olympics Says Helmet With Design of Jewish Biblical Figure Represents His ‘Impossible Journey Made Possible’

An athlete who will be representing Israel at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games told The Algemeiner...

February 5, 2018 8:24 am

Philadelphia Eagles Stun New England Patriots for First Super Bowl Title

For a city that produced one of Hollywood's ultimate underdog stories, the Philadelphia Eagles delivered...

February 2, 2018 3:49 pm

New York Kosher Restaurant Serves $1,000 Sandwich in Honor of Super Bowl

A kosher restaurant in New York is selling a $1,000 pastrami sandwich in honor of...

February 15, 2018 3:47 pm

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared struggle with their critical Jewish mothers. Schwimmer appeared on Emanuel's podcast "Chicago Stories"...

February 13, 2018 1:55 pm

Paul McCartney Wins Israel’s Prestigious Wolf Prize

JNS.org - Famed singer-songwriter and former Beatles bass guitarist Paul McCartney was announced as one of this year’s nine recipients of Israel’s prestigious Wolf Prize. In announcing...

February 9, 2018 5:38 pm

Florida Lawmaker Demands Local Venues Cancel Lorde Concerts Over Her Support for BDS Movement

A Florida lawmaker is demanding that venues in Miami and Tampa cancel upcoming concerts by New Zealand pop star Lorde, who called off a show in Israel to...

February 9, 2018 2:29 pm

Hold the Phone? Olympics Organizers Apologize to Iran for Apparent Gift Gaffe

Organizers of South Korea's Winter Olympics apologized to the Iranian team before Friday's opening ceremony for what they called a misunderstanding over gifts of Samsung...

February 8, 2018 12:33 pm

Meet Israel’s Largest-Ever Winter Olympics Team

This year's delegation of athletes competing for Israel in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games includes sabras, as well as competitors who were born in Ukraine, the...

February 5, 2018 3:52 pm

Home of the Super Bowl Also Hosts a Holocaust Exhibit

JNS.org - As thousands descended upon Minnesota for Super Bowl LII to see heroes of the gridiron, some unexpected heroes greeted them at the airport: Minnesotans who survived the Holocaust. These...

February 5, 2018 3:34 pm

Athlete Representing Israel at 2018 Olympics Says Helmet With Design of Jewish Biblical Figure Represents His ‘Impossible Journey Made Possible’

An athlete who will be representing Israel at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games told The Algemeiner on Sunday that the Jewish-inspired helmet he will be wearing...

February 5, 2018 8:24 am

Philadelphia Eagles Stun New England Patriots for First Super Bowl Title

For a city that produced one of Hollywood's ultimate underdog stories, the Philadelphia Eagles delivered an equally inspiring script by upsetting the New England Patriots...

February 2, 2018 3:49 pm

New York Kosher Restaurant Serves $1,000 Sandwich in Honor of Super Bowl

A kosher restaurant in New York is selling a $1,000 pastrami sandwich in honor of the Super Bowl, which takes places on Sunday. Doma Land +...

January 31, 2018 1:17 pm

Viewing Israel’s Many Facets Through a Jeweler’s Lens

JNS.org - “I wanted to write about all generations, one century, several families and [several] cities,” says Israeli author Moshe Sakal, describing the ambitious initial outline for...

January 31, 2018 11:36 am

Why Yemen Blues Will Make You Happy

Ravid Kahalani is not normal. That much was abundantly clear a few songs into the recent performances by Kahalani's band --- Yemen Blues -- at Joe’s Pub,...

January 26, 2018 4:09 pm

Mother of Duchess of Cambridge’s Fashion Designer Recalls Holocaust Atrocities

The mother of the Duchess of Cambridge's fashion designer opened up recently about being a young Jewish girl who witnessed her mom's execution by Nazis. Eighty-year-old London...

January 24, 2018 1:01 pm

Lebanese Director Arrested in Past for Filming in Israel Gets Historic Oscar Nod

A Lebanese director who was arrested for filming in Israel had his movie receive an Oscar nomination on Tuesday for best foreign language film. Ziad Doueiri -- director...

January 23, 2018 10:51 am

British-Palestinian Model Steps Down From L’Oreal Paris UK Campaign After Revelation of Antisemitic Tweet History

A British-Palestinian model and beauty blogger announced on Monday her decision to step down from a campaign with the cosmetics company L'Oreal Paris UK after...

Opinion

Israeli-Palestinian Security Coordination Is Working — for Now

JNS.org - For years now, a fairly quiet security coordination agreement has been in...

The Demand for Sovereignty Over Judea and Samaria Is a Waste of Zionist Energy

JNS.org - The longing for Jewish sovereignty over the historic homeland of the Jewish...

Nuclear Weapons — and the Return of History

The latest iteration of the Trump administration’s security doctrine is the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR). It follows the National Defense Strategy that was released...

Features

Ebay: Israelis Are World’s Second-Largest Online Shoppers

JNS.org - Israel was the world’s second-largest online commerce consumer per capita in 2017 -- second only to China -- according to e-commerce giant eBay. Israelis bought products...

Couples Who Save Lives Together Form Lasting Bonds

JNS.org - While matchmaking is not something often considered a priority in the world of emergency medical services, a good number...

Federal Judge Strikes CAIR-Hamas Reference From San Diego Lawsuit

On Monday, a Federal judge partially granted a motion by San Diego's Unified School District (SDUSD) to strike references to the Council on American Islamic Relations'...

World

US Calls for Action to Halt Iran’s Growing ‘Network of Proxies&...

US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster called on Saturday for more forceful action to halt Iran's development of what he...

Israel

Israeli General Dismisses Iran’s Claim Jewish State’s Invincibility Is ...

A retired IDF general dismissed Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s claim on Sunday that the downing of an Israeli...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Welcomes Push for UN Action Against Iran on Missiles

Saudi Arabia on Sunday welcomed a draft United Nations resolution offered by Britain, the United States and France that would condemn Iran for failing to stop its ballistic missiles from...

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