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Fashion Photo Shoot at Holocaust Monument in Canada Condemned as Unacceptable ‘Desecration’ of Site

A fashion photo shoot that took place last weekend at the National Holocaust Monument in Ottawa, Canada, has been deemed inappropriate and an insult to the site, the...

August 16, 2018 5:04 pm

Actor Ben Kingsley Says He Refused to Get ‘Contaminated’ by Adolf Eichmann’s Spirit in Preparation for New Film Role

British actor Sir Ben Kingsley talked on Tuesday night about getting into character for his new film role in which he stars as Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann. The actor was in conversation at the 92nd Street Y...

Tapping Into the ‘Golden Age’ of Cantorial Music for the 21st Century

JNS.org - Aryeh Leib Hurwitz is attuned to all things musical. A chazzan (“cantor”) and ordained Chabad rabbi born and raised in Brooklyn, he studied at yeshivahs around the world while honing his voice and...

New York Jewish Professional Looks for Love on ABC Reality Show

Michael B. Chadwick has baked challah from scratch, rented an apartment to Grammy-winner Joss Stone, and been to every American state except Alaska. Now he can add reality TV show contestant to his resume. The...

August 10, 2018 1:12 pm

New York Opening of Israeli Exhibit Inspired by Ancient City of Sodom Set to Coincide With Fashion Week

An Israeli fashion and art project inspired by the ancient city of Sodom in the...

August 8, 2018 10:28 am

Rappers Tyga and Fat Joe Cause Cancellation of Entire Music Festival in Israel, Citing ‘Security Situation’

JNS.org - American celebrity rappers Fat Joe and Tyga, who were slated to headline the Shaka...

August 7, 2018 11:34 am

Jewish Director Behind New Anne Frank Production Explains Choice of Mostly-Hispanic Cast

The director behind a new stage production of “The Diary of Anne Frank" explained on Monday...

August 7, 2018 7:20 am

An Interview With the Director of the Controversial New Film ‘The Captain’

Robert Schwentke has directed films such as "The Time Traveler's Wife" and "Insurgent." His new film, "The...

August 6, 2018 3:34 pm

Ex-NBA Player Amar’e Stoudemire: ‘When I’m Not Training, I Study Torah’

Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire makes Torah study part of his daily routine, he told...

August 16, 2018 5:04 pm

Fashion Photo Shoot at Holocaust Monument in Canada Condemned as Unacceptable ‘Desecration’ of Site

A fashion photo shoot that took place last weekend at the National Holocaust Monument in Ottawa, Canada, has been deemed inappropriate and an insult to the site, the Ottawa...

August 15, 2018 3:12 pm

Actor Ben Kingsley Says He Refused to Get ‘Contaminated’ by Adolf Eichmann’s Spirit in Preparation for New Film Role

British actor Sir Ben Kingsley talked on Tuesday night about getting into character for his new film role in which he stars as Nazi leader Adolf...

August 15, 2018 8:22 am

Tapping Into the ‘Golden Age’ of Cantorial Music for the 21st Century

JNS.org - Aryeh Leib Hurwitz is attuned to all things musical. A chazzan (“cantor”) and ordained Chabad rabbi born and raised in Brooklyn, he studied...

August 13, 2018 7:47 am

New York Jewish Professional Looks for Love on ABC Reality Show

Michael B. Chadwick has baked challah from scratch, rented an apartment to Grammy-winner Joss Stone, and been to every American state except Alaska. Now he...

August 10, 2018 1:12 pm

New York Opening of Israeli Exhibit Inspired by Ancient City of Sodom Set to Coincide With Fashion Week

An Israeli fashion and art project inspired by the ancient city of Sodom in the Judean Desert will debut in New York City in September...

August 8, 2018 10:28 am

Rappers Tyga and Fat Joe Cause Cancellation of Entire Music Festival in Israel, Citing ‘Security Situation’

JNS.org - American celebrity rappers Fat Joe and Tyga, who were slated to headline the Shaka music festival in Rishon Lezion on Thursday, cancelled suddenly on...

August 7, 2018 11:34 am

Jewish Director Behind New Anne Frank Production Explains Choice of Mostly-Hispanic Cast

The director behind a new stage production of “The Diary of Anne Frank" explained on Monday his decision to cast mostly Hispanic actors in the play. Jewish director Stan...

August 7, 2018 7:20 am

An Interview With the Director of the Controversial New Film ‘The Captain’

Robert Schwentke has directed films such as "The Time Traveler's Wife" and "Insurgent." His new film, "The Captain," which he wrote and directed, is based on the...

August 6, 2018 3:34 pm

Ex-NBA Player Amar’e Stoudemire: ‘When I’m Not Training, I Study Torah’

Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire makes Torah study part of his daily routine, he told The New York Times during a recent interview. The ex-New York Knicks...

August 3, 2018 2:09 pm

Jewish Actress Mila Kunis Says Shabbat Dinners Are Important for Her Family

Jewish actress Mila Kunis talked during a recent podcast interview about Judaism's role in her life with her husband, actor Ashton Kutcher, and their two children. "The...

August 2, 2018 9:36 am

Singer Jason Derulo Shows Off Hotel Room in Israel, Drinks Arak Ahead of Concert

Singer and songwriter Jason Derulo gave his fans an exclusive tour of his hotel room in Israel ahead of his performance at the Coca Cola WOW Festival...

July 31, 2018 4:55 pm

Documentary on Jewish Brothers Separated at Birth Is Stranger Than Fiction

It starts out like a scene from "The Twilight Zone." But even Rod Serling would have thought it too unbelievable to write the fascinating and...

July 31, 2018 1:24 pm

Lior Raz, of ‘Fauda’ Fame, to Co-Star With Ryan Reynolds in New Michael Bay Action Film

“Fauda” star and co-creator Lior Raz will co-star in a new action film alongside actor Ryan Reynolds that will be led by acclaimed director Michael...

July 31, 2018 9:31 am

UN Exhibit in New York Shows Fire Damage in Israel From Incendiary Kites and Balloons

JNS.org - An exhibition featured at the UN headquarters in New York this week will show viewers the damage that Gazan terror kites and flammable...

Opinion

British Jews Say ‘Enough Is Enough’

After it was reported that UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had laid a wreath at the graves of Palestinian terrorists,...

Palestinian Op-Ed Accurately Explains How UNRWA Turned From Humanitarian to Political

Ma'an published an op-ed by Ali Hweidi, a writer and researcher on Palestinian...

How Fake News Launched the Persecution of Jews for Two Thousand Years

The Holocaust did not begin with Hitler and Nazi Germany. It can be...

Features

Iranians Furious at Regime as Economy Teeters on the Brink

JNS.org - Thousands of Iranian citizens have been protesting across the country, including in major cities such as Tehran, Karaj,...

Israeli Hospitals Drill the Transition from ‘Routine to War’

JNS.org - Under the expert guidance of IDF Home Front Command, Israeli hospitals across the country are shoring up their...

World

Massachusetts Bishop Accused of Anti-Israel ‘Blood Libel’ Offer...

A US Episcopal Church Bishop has apologized for an incendiary false claim about Israel made at a meeting of senior church leaders...

Israel

Tami, the World’s Oldest Hippopotamus in Captivity, Passes Away at Jerusa...

JNS.org - The oldest hippopotamus living in captivity died in her sleep at Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo on Thursday. Tami, 59, was...

Middle East

Iranian Regime Leaders Vexed by European Union Stance on US Sanctions

Iranian leaders communicated mixed messages over the weekend concerning their efforts to persuade the European Union to oppose tough US sanctions on the Tehran regime. In an interview with Iran's YJC...

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