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DeSean Jackson Accepts Fellow NFL Wide Receiver Julian Edelman’s Invite to Learn More About Holocaust

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman got a positive response from fellow NFL player DeSean Jackson after the Jewish athlete offered to educate...

July 10, 2020 1:58 pm

Cyclist Chris Froome to Leave Team INEOS for Israel Start-Up Nation

Britain's most decorated road cyclist Chris Froome will leave Team INEOS at the end of the season, ending a long association with the British outfit with whom he won the Tour de France four times. In...

NFL Player Zach Banner Shares Star of David ‘Stronger Than Hate’ Design in Wake of DeSean Jackson Antisemitism Scandal

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Zach Banner on Wednesday tried to promote unity with the Jewish community in the aftermath of an antisemitism controversy surrounding Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson. Banner, 26, changed his Twitter profile...

Ex-NBA Player Stephen Jackson Says He Used ‘Wrong Words’ to Defend NFL Star DeSean Jackson’s Antisemitic Posts

Ex-NBA player Stephen Jackson apologized on Wednesday for using "wrong words" in defending NFL star DeSean Jackson, who was facing criticism for sharing online an antisemitic conspiracy theory attributed to Adolf Hitler. Stephen Jackson told CNN...

July 8, 2020 2:08 pm

Jewish Actor Josh Malina Asks Why ‘Cancel Culture’ Ignores Antisemitism

Jewish actor and "West Wing" star Josh Malina advocated on Tuesday for the withdrawal of...

July 8, 2020 12:18 pm

NFL Player DeSean Jackson Speaks With Rabbi After Apologizing for Antisemitic Social Media Posts

NFL star DeSean Jackson spoke to a Philadelphia area rabbi and agreed to educate himself...

July 7, 2020 12:14 pm

NFL Star DeSean Jackson Apologizes for Posting Antisemitic Conspiracy Theory Attributed to Hitler

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson apologized on Tuesday for promoting an antisemitic conspiracy theory...

July 6, 2020 4:24 pm

‘I Would Love to See More Jewish Players,’ South African Soccer Star Dean Furman Says

South African soccer star Dean Furman hopes to inspire fellow Jews to take up the...

July 6, 2020 1:38 pm

Netflix Airs Anne Frank Documentary That Also Features Stories of Holocaust Survivors

A documentary titled “#Anne Frank — Parallel Stories” began streaming on Netflix this month. The 2019...

July 10, 2020 1:58 pm

DeSean Jackson Accepts Fellow NFL Wide Receiver Julian Edelman’s Invite to Learn More About Holocaust

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman got a positive response from fellow NFL player DeSean Jackson after the Jewish athlete offered to educate the...

July 9, 2020 4:08 pm

Cyclist Chris Froome to Leave Team INEOS for Israel Start-Up Nation

Britain's most decorated road cyclist Chris Froome will leave Team INEOS at the end of the season, ending a long association with the British outfit...

July 9, 2020 3:08 pm

NFL Player Zach Banner Shares Star of David ‘Stronger Than Hate’ Design in Wake of DeSean Jackson Antisemitism Scandal

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Zach Banner on Wednesday tried to promote unity with the Jewish community in the aftermath of an antisemitism controversy surrounding Philadelphia...

July 9, 2020 12:14 pm

Ex-NBA Player Stephen Jackson Says He Used ‘Wrong Words’ to Defend NFL Star DeSean Jackson’s Antisemitic Posts

Ex-NBA player Stephen Jackson apologized on Wednesday for using "wrong words" in defending NFL star DeSean Jackson, who was facing criticism for sharing online an...

July 8, 2020 2:08 pm

Jewish Actor Josh Malina Asks Why ‘Cancel Culture’ Ignores Antisemitism

Jewish actor and "West Wing" star Josh Malina advocated on Tuesday for the withdrawal of support for public figures who exhibited antisemitic behavior. "Why’s it so...

July 8, 2020 12:18 pm

NFL Player DeSean Jackson Speaks With Rabbi After Apologizing for Antisemitic Social Media Posts

NFL star DeSean Jackson spoke to a Philadelphia area rabbi and agreed to educate himself more about the Holocaust following his posting on social media...

July 7, 2020 12:14 pm

NFL Star DeSean Jackson Apologizes for Posting Antisemitic Conspiracy Theory Attributed to Hitler

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson apologized on Tuesday for promoting an antisemitic conspiracy theory about Jews attributed to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. "I just want...

July 6, 2020 4:24 pm

‘I Would Love to See More Jewish Players,’ South African Soccer Star Dean Furman Says

South African soccer star Dean Furman hopes to inspire fellow Jews to take up the sport. The 32-year-old midfielder -- who is seeking to make a...

July 6, 2020 1:38 pm

Netflix Airs Anne Frank Documentary That Also Features Stories of Holocaust Survivors

A documentary titled “#Anne Frank — Parallel Stories” began streaming on Netflix this month. The 2019 film -- narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren --...

July 5, 2020 9:43 pm

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Promotes Louis Farrakhan’s Independence Day Message in Which He Calls Jews ‘Satan’

Rapper and entrepreneur Sean "Diddy" Combs tweeted support on Friday for notorious antisemite Louis Farrakhan by promoting the Nation of Islam leader's Fourth of July...

July 5, 2020 7:13 pm

Seth Rogen Stars Opposite Himself in New Trailer for ‘An American Pickle’

The first trailer for "An American Pickle," a comedic film starring Seth Rogen that is set to premiere on Aug. 6, was released on Friday...

July 2, 2020 11:54 am

Israeli Actress Shira Haas Says Season 3 ‘Shtisel’ Script Brought Her to Tears

Israeli actress and "Shtisel" star Shira Haas got emotional reading the script for the show's third season, she revealed during a recent interview. Ahead of filming...

July 1, 2020 12:54 pm

Two Songs From Virtual Passover ‘Saturday Night Seder’ Released to Raise Money for Jewish Social Justice Group

Two songs from a virtual Passover Seder that took place earlier this year have been released by Ghostlight Records, and all proceeds will benefit Jews...

June 30, 2020 12:28 pm

Jewish Comedic Legend, ‘Dick Van Dyke Show’ Creator Carl Reiner Remembered by Hollywood as ‘Mensch’

Tributes poured in on Tuesday for comedic legend and “The Dick Van Dyke Show" creator Carl Reiner after it was announced that he had died...

Opinion

The BBC’s False Promise of an Israeli Perspective

In part one of this post, we discussed an interview with the Palestinian Authority’s representative in the UK, Husam Zomlot,...

New IDF Recruits Prepare for Any Future Challenge

JNS.org - The Artillery Corps of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) is responsible for delivering a large portion of the...

Parshat Pinchas and the Need for Strong Action

On Thursday morning, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) declared in a landmark ruling that a huge tract...

Features

The Overnight Camp Summer That Wasn’t

JNS.org - Dahlia Jones was looking forward to this summer. For six years, she’s been attending Eisner Camp, and this...

Jewish Day Schools Adapt to COVID-19

JNS.org - On a recent June night, 25 people, primarily young children, sat on their couches and watched as a...

World

Jewish Group Slams Polish Public TV for ‘Hateful’ Role in Presi...

A leading Jewish group criticized Poland's public broadcaster on Friday for its "hateful" role in a tight presidential election race...

Israel

Netanyahu Pledges More Welfare Spending as COVID Forces New Shutdowns

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a new welfare package on Thursday for Israelis who have lost livelihoods due to the coronavirus crisis, saying the measures would provide an economic safety...

Middle East

Dubai Announces New Coronavirus Economic Support Worth Over $400 Million

Dubai has announced a new package worth 1.5 billion dirhams ($408 million) to help the economy cope with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the crown prince of the emirate,...

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