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Lawsuit of Family of Holocaust Survivor Featured in ‘Borat’ Sequel Dismissed by Judge

A lawsuit filed by the estate of recently-deceased Holocaust survivor Judith Dim Evans against Sacha Baron Cohen's new "Borat" film has been dismissed by...

October 27, 2020 4:08 pm

Grandson of Holocaust Survivors Becomes Latest Jewish Pitcher to Appear in World Series

Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Ryan Sherriff on Friday night became the latest Jewish pitcher to be appear in a World Series game -- a group that most famously includes Sandy Koufax. The California native --...

New Miniseries About Murdered Israeli PM Yitzhak Rabin Directed by Former Neighbor

Yitzhak Rabin will be the subject of a new miniseries directed by a filmmaker who grew up two houses down from the former Israeli prime minister, who was assassinated by a radical right-wing Jewish extremist...

Actor Ryan Reynolds Willing to Learn Hebrew After Birthday Message From Gal Gadot

Canadian-American actor Ryan Reynolds said he's open to learning Hebrew after his "Red Notice" co-star, Israeli actress Gal Gadot, posted a birthday message to him on Instagram over the weekend. Gadot shared "an elaborate big shout...

October 23, 2020 11:54 am

Roger Waters Calls BBC ‘Completely Corrupt’ for Ignoring Pitch of Documentary Denying Labour Antisemitism Problems

Ex-Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters claimed the BBC was “completely corrupt” for failing to respond...

October 23, 2020 9:13 am

Ivanka Trump Seen Praying at Rebbe’s Gravesite Ahead of US Election

i24News - Following US President Donald Trump’s final debate with Democrat rival Joe Biden, the...

October 21, 2020 3:54 pm

Arab Video Blogger Blasts Al Jazeera for Spreading ‘Fake News’ About Him and Israel

Popular Israeli Arab video blogger Nas Daily slammed the Qatari media outlet Al Jazeera on...

October 20, 2020 3:54 pm

In ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ Appearance as Borat, Sacha Baron Cohen Parodies Antisemitic Libels

Sacha Baron Cohen appeared in character as Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"...

October 20, 2020 3:38 pm

Sacha Baron Cohen on Speaking Out Against Antisemitism: ‘I Needed to Do That to Live With Myself’

British actor Sacha Baron Cohen talked about his advocacy against antisemitism while speaking to the...

October 27, 2020 4:08 pm

Lawsuit of Family of Holocaust Survivor Featured in ‘Borat’ Sequel Dismissed by Judge

A lawsuit filed by the estate of recently-deceased Holocaust survivor Judith Dim Evans against Sacha Baron Cohen's new "Borat" film has been dismissed by a...

October 26, 2020 4:08 pm

Grandson of Holocaust Survivors Becomes Latest Jewish Pitcher to Appear in World Series

Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Ryan Sherriff on Friday night became the latest Jewish pitcher to be appear in a World Series game -- a...

October 26, 2020 2:08 pm

New Miniseries About Murdered Israeli PM Yitzhak Rabin Directed by Former Neighbor

Yitzhak Rabin will be the subject of a new miniseries directed by a filmmaker who grew up two houses down from the former Israeli prime...

October 25, 2020 6:14 pm

Actor Ryan Reynolds Willing to Learn Hebrew After Birthday Message From Gal Gadot

Canadian-American actor Ryan Reynolds said he's open to learning Hebrew after his "Red Notice" co-star, Israeli actress Gal Gadot, posted a birthday message to him...

October 23, 2020 11:54 am

Roger Waters Calls BBC ‘Completely Corrupt’ for Ignoring Pitch of Documentary Denying Labour Antisemitism Problems

Ex-Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters claimed the BBC was “completely corrupt” for failing to respond to his proposal to make a documentary to counterargue claims...

October 23, 2020 9:13 am

Ivanka Trump Seen Praying at Rebbe’s Gravesite Ahead of US Election

i24News - Following US President Donald Trump’s final debate with Democrat rival Joe Biden, the president’s daughter and senior advisor, Ivanka, was seen paying a...

October 21, 2020 3:54 pm

Arab Video Blogger Blasts Al Jazeera for Spreading ‘Fake News’ About Him and Israel

Popular Israeli Arab video blogger Nas Daily slammed the Qatari media outlet Al Jazeera on Tuesday for reporting "fake news" and falsely claiming that he...

October 20, 2020 3:54 pm

In ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ Appearance as Borat, Sacha Baron Cohen Parodies Antisemitic Libels

Sacha Baron Cohen appeared in character as Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Monday and parodied numerous antisemitic libels. The British Jewish actor,...

October 20, 2020 3:38 pm

Sacha Baron Cohen on Speaking Out Against Antisemitism: ‘I Needed to Do That to Live With Myself’

British actor Sacha Baron Cohen talked about his advocacy against antisemitism while speaking to the The New York Times in a piece published on Saturday. In a...

October 19, 2020 10:07 am

More Than 6-in-10 Arab News Poll Respondents Think Gal Gadot a Good Choice to Play Cleopatra

i24News - Gal Gadot's casting as ancient Egyptian queen Cleopatra created a Twitter storm last week, but the announcement left a surprising population largely unmoved. More...

October 19, 2020 9:20 am

Twitter, Google Decline to Be in State Department Event Countering Antisemitism

JNS.org - Twitter and Google declined to participate in next week’s US State Department event, featuring US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on countering antisemitism...

October 16, 2020 1:24 pm

New Children’s Book Highlights Heroism of Anne Frank

We can all aspire to be heroes.  That is the lesson of an illustrated book series that recounts contributions that a wide range of individuals have...

October 16, 2020 12:54 pm

Filmmakers Dispute Claims in ‘Borat’ Lawsuit Filed by Estate of Late Holocaust Survivor

Claims made by the family of a late Holocaust survivor in a recently-filed lawsuit against the creator and distributor of British Jewish actor Sacha Baron Cohen’s...

October 15, 2020 11:38 am

Estate of Late Holocaust Survivor Sues ‘Borat’ Creators Over Appearance in Sequel

The estate of a recently-deceased Holocaust survivor has filed a lawsuit against the creator and distributor of Sacha Baron Cohen's new "Borat" movie in an...

Opinion

Sudan and Israel: An Era of Change

Prior to gaining independence in 1956, British-ruled Sudan had good relations with the Jewish community in Mandatory Palestine and later...

The Israel-Sudan Agreement Is Bad News for Hamas

JNS.org - Hamas is very concerned about the normalization of relations between Sudan and Israel. Sudan, a Sunni Muslim state, has...

As Turkey’s Lira Tumbles, Erdogan Pursues Neo-Ottoman Visions

As Turkey's lira sunk to a record low last Thursday, and the Turkish...

Features

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors

JNS.org - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

World

Businesses in Downtown Ithaca Hit by Spate of Antisemitic Vandalism

Business owners in the downtown area of Ithaca, New York, have been shocked by a spate of graphic antisemitic and racist vandalism that has struck three separate outlets. Two of the...

Middle East

Israeli, UAE Soccer Leagues Ink Cooperation Agreement

The soccer leagues of Israel and the United Arab Emirates signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday to bolster cooperation, the state-run Emirati news agency WAM reported. Erez Kalfon -- chairman...

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