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Israeli Drama About IDF Veterans Reuniting for Final Mission Wins Top Award at Canneseries

An Israeli drama won the top honor of Best Series at the Cannes International Series Festival, also known as Canneseries, on Wednesday. "When Heroes Fly" tells the tale...

April 12, 2018 11:34 am

Veteran Basketball Star Amar’e Stoudemire Discusses Passover, Applying for Israeli Citizenship and Life in the Jewish State

Former basketball player Amar’e Stoudemire talked about Judaism and life in Israel at Harvard University's first Israel Summit on Sunday. The NBA veteran, who last played professionally in 2017 for Israel's Hapoel Jerusalem, was on stage speaking with HBO correspondent Jon Frankel when...

Justin Bieber Stars in ‘Racist’ YouTube Skit About Jewish Superman and Other Stereotypical ‘Men of Steel’

Pop singer Justin Bieber made an appearance in a comedic skit posted on YouTube on Wednesday that features different stereotype-adhering men each acting as Superman. The video -- titled "Racist Superman" and posted online by YouTube...

Top Entertainment Industry Execs Condemn BDS Threats to Sue Netflix Over Israeli Series ‘Fauda’

Fifty-six high-level executives in the entertainment industry signed an open letter to Netflix on Tuesday denouncing threats by boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) activists to pursue legal action against the company if it continued to stream the hit Israeli television...

April 2, 2018 3:32 pm

Fox News, NBC Anchors Try Matzah for the First Time on Camera

Anchors from two major news stations recently tried matzah for the first time ever in...

March 30, 2018 2:39 pm

Larry King Gives Passover Lesson, Gets Tipsy Drinking Four Cups of Wine

Former CNN host Larry King gave a lesson on the Passover seder during a guest...

March 29, 2018 3:06 pm

New York Shop Uses Gas Masks to Make Its Famous Horseradish for Passover

Employees at a shop in New York City's Lower East Side wear gas masks to...

March 29, 2018 1:15 pm

New Yiddish Rep Brings Hanoch Levin to Off-Broadway

In what was avant-garde Off-Broadway theater at its finest, the New Yiddish Rep just wrapped...

March 23, 2018 4:03 pm

TV Host Mario Lopez Visits Western Wall in Jerusalem During Israel Visit

Television host and actor Mario Lopez toured Israel this week and stopped by the Western...

April 12, 2018 11:34 am

Israeli Drama About IDF Veterans Reuniting for Final Mission Wins Top Award at Canneseries

An Israeli drama won the top honor of Best Series at the Cannes International Series Festival, also known as Canneseries, on Wednesday. "When Heroes Fly" tells the tale of...

April 9, 2018 10:32 am

Veteran Basketball Star Amar’e Stoudemire Discusses Passover, Applying for Israeli Citizenship and Life in the Jewish State

Former basketball player Amar’e Stoudemire talked about Judaism and life in Israel at Harvard University's first Israel Summit on Sunday. The NBA veteran, who last played professionally in 2017 for Israel's Hapoel Jerusalem,...

April 5, 2018 3:02 pm

Justin Bieber Stars in ‘Racist’ YouTube Skit About Jewish Superman and Other Stereotypical ‘Men of Steel’

Pop singer Justin Bieber made an appearance in a comedic skit posted on YouTube on Wednesday that features different stereotype-adhering men each acting as Superman. The...

April 4, 2018 12:57 pm

Top Entertainment Industry Execs Condemn BDS Threats to Sue Netflix Over Israeli Series ‘Fauda’

Fifty-six high-level executives in the entertainment industry signed an open letter to Netflix on Tuesday denouncing threats by boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) activists to pursue legal...

April 2, 2018 3:32 pm

Fox News, NBC Anchors Try Matzah for the First Time on Camera

Anchors from two major news stations recently tried matzah for the first time ever in honor of Passover, which began on Friday night. NBC New York reporter...

March 30, 2018 2:39 pm

Larry King Gives Passover Lesson, Gets Tipsy Drinking Four Cups of Wine

Former CNN host Larry King gave a lesson on the Passover seder during a guest appearance on the comedic YouTube series "Good Mythical Morning" on Thursday. The...

March 29, 2018 3:06 pm

New York Shop Uses Gas Masks to Make Its Famous Horseradish for Passover

Employees at a shop in New York City's Lower East Side wear gas masks to make the store's famous, freshly-ground horseradish ahead of Passover. The shop...

March 29, 2018 1:15 pm

New Yiddish Rep Brings Hanoch Levin to Off-Broadway

In what was avant-garde Off-Broadway theater at its finest, the New Yiddish Rep just wrapped up several weekends of repertory performances of The Labor of Life and The Whore from...

March 23, 2018 4:03 pm

TV Host Mario Lopez Visits Western Wall in Jerusalem During Israel Visit

Television host and actor Mario Lopez toured Israel this week and stopped by the Western Wall in Jerusalem. A photo of the "Extra" host at the holy...

March 21, 2018 3:23 pm

George Clooney to Narrate New Shimon Peres Documentary

Actor George Clooney will narrate a new documentary about late Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, Variety reported on Tuesday. “Never Stop Dreaming: The Life and Legacy of...

March 20, 2018 1:04 pm

Activist Showcases 70 Israeli Destinations in Project for Israel’s Independence Day

A Florida-based pro-Israel activist has launched a project showcasing 70 locations in Israel in honor of the Jewish state's 70th Independence Day on April 19. Rabbi-turned-designer...

March 16, 2018 3:08 pm

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel

JNS.org - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’ TV show “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,” visited Israel...

March 15, 2018 3:41 pm

Jewish ‘Hamilton’ Star Says Her ‘Bubbe’ Pushed Her to Pursue Her Love of Singing

A Jewish actress who stars in the Broadway hit "Hamilton" credits her grandmother for encouraging her to pursue her passion for singing. “I spent every weekend...

March 14, 2018 2:28 pm

Netanyahu Meets ‘Superman’ Actor Dean Cain, Jokes, ‘Now You’re Coming?’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and American actor Dean Cain, known for his iconic portrayal of Superman, met on Tuesday in Israel for the first...

Opinion

The US and Its Allies Bombed Syria. Now What?

JNS.org - The US bombing of Syria could resurrect America’s posture of deterrence and evolve into a geostrategic game-changer in Syria,...

Ken Isaacs Should Lead the International Organization for Migration

As a rabbi and her husband, we have been blessed to be able...

Seventy Years of an Unyielding 3,330-Year Marriage

This year's Yom HaAtzmaut commemorates the anniversary of a marriage that has lasted more than 3,000 years -- and has...

Features

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...

Abbas Advisor: Hamas Is Sending Civilians in Gaza to Die for Media Coverage

Mahmoud Abbas’ senior advisor has accused Hamas of intentionally sending Palestinians in Gaza...

World

‘Fake History:’ Former ADL Chief Abraham Foxman Slams Polish Pr...

One of America's most storied campaigners against antisemitism and racial hatred slammed Polish President Andrzej Duda on Thursday for espousing "fake history,"...

Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu: At Least Six States Considering Moving Embassies to J...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that "at least half a dozen" countries were considering moving their embassies...

Middle East

Released Palestinian Terrorist Welcomed by Abbas, Received as Hero in West ...

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority TV aired on April 10 footage from a party held for Fatah terrorist Rajaei Haddad, who was...

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