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NFL Network to Air Documentary on Hall of Famers’ Trip to Israel Led by Patriots Owner

The television channel NFL Network will air on Friday night a documentary about New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft taking 18 Hall of Famers on a trip...

October 19, 2017 1:36 pm

Fates of Disgraced Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein’s Planned Projects, Including Film About Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, Remain Unclear Amid Scandal

Harvey Weinstein's slew of planned upcoming films may be affected by the sexual ­harassment-and-assault scandal surrounding the disgraced producer and movie mogul, the New York Post's Page Six reported this week. Weinstein was set to make his solo...

‘Harry Potter’ Star Daniel Radcliffe Speaks With Israeli Accent in New Film ‘Jungle’

For his latest film, "Jungle," British actor Daniel Radcliffe -- of "Harry Potter" fame -- had to learn how to speak with an Israeli accent. In the movie, the 28-year-old Radcliffe -- whose mother is Jewish --...

Actor Josh Gad Talks Judaism in Films and His ‘Marshall’ Character’s Strong Faith

Jewish actor Josh Gad talked in a recent interview about the portrayal of Judaism in films, the connection between racism and antisemitism, and how the Jewish faith was central to the character he plays in his...

October 9, 2017 3:27 pm

CNN List of World’s Best Bars Includes Tel Aviv Hotspot Showcasing ‘Lost Art of the Cocktail’

A Tel Aviv hotspot made it onto a CNN list of the world's 50 best bars in...

October 8, 2017 10:11 am

In ‘Saturday Night Live’ Opening Monologue, Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Speaks to Friends and Family Back Home — in Hebrew

Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot hosted “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, and, during her...

October 4, 2017 10:23 am

Gal Gadot Is Excited to Go ‘Live’

Israeli actress Gal Gadot took America by storm when she dazzled audiences as Wonder Woman this summer. But...

October 3, 2017 11:56 am

Online Judaica Shop Promotes What It Calls ‘Most Expensive Yarmulke Ever Created’

An online Judaica store published a video on Monday promoting a new item -- a...

October 2, 2017 3:11 pm

New Novel Tells Story of Secret Female Mossad Agent

The new novel Married to the Mossad tells the story of Sally, an Israeli living in London,...

October 19, 2017 1:36 pm

NFL Network to Air Documentary on Hall of Famers’ Trip to Israel Led by Patriots Owner

The television channel NFL Network will air on Friday night a documentary about New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft taking 18 Hall of Famers on a trip to...

October 17, 2017 11:42 am

Fates of Disgraced Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein’s Planned Projects, Including Film About Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, Remain Unclear Amid Scandal

Harvey Weinstein's slew of planned upcoming films may be affected by the sexual ­harassment-and-assault scandal surrounding the disgraced producer and movie mogul, the New York Post's...

October 11, 2017 3:57 pm

‘Harry Potter’ Star Daniel Radcliffe Speaks With Israeli Accent in New Film ‘Jungle’

For his latest film, "Jungle," British actor Daniel Radcliffe -- of "Harry Potter" fame -- had to learn how to speak with an Israeli accent. In the...

October 10, 2017 2:45 pm

Actor Josh Gad Talks Judaism in Films and His ‘Marshall’ Character’s Strong Faith

Jewish actor Josh Gad talked in a recent interview about the portrayal of Judaism in films, the connection between racism and antisemitism, and how the...

October 9, 2017 3:27 pm

CNN List of World’s Best Bars Includes Tel Aviv Hotspot Showcasing ‘Lost Art of the Cocktail’

A Tel Aviv hotspot made it onto a CNN list of the world's 50 best bars in 2017. Coming in at number 50 was the Imperial Craft Cocktail...

October 8, 2017 10:11 am

In ‘Saturday Night Live’ Opening Monologue, Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Speaks to Friends and Family Back Home — in Hebrew

Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot hosted “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, and, during her opening monologue, the 32-year-old “Wonder Woman” star spoke to friends...

October 4, 2017 10:23 am

Gal Gadot Is Excited to Go ‘Live’

Israeli actress Gal Gadot took America by storm when she dazzled audiences as Wonder Woman this summer. But will she be able to take the small screen by...

October 3, 2017 11:56 am

Online Judaica Shop Promotes What It Calls ‘Most Expensive Yarmulke Ever Created’

An online Judaica store published a video on Monday promoting a new item -- a $36,000 kippah it called "the most expensive yarmulke ever created." The...

October 2, 2017 3:11 pm

New Novel Tells Story of Secret Female Mossad Agent

The new novel Married to the Mossad tells the story of Sally, an Israeli living in London, who sees her life change dramatically when she learns that...

October 2, 2017 11:23 am

Bernie Sanders Visibly Moved After Learning Relative Died Fighting Nazis in World War II

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders recently choked up after he learned that one of his relatives died while fighting the Nazis during World War II. The Jewish former Democratic...

September 28, 2017 2:16 pm

Israeli NBA Player Omri Casspi Talks About Resurgence of Antisemitism in US

Israeli basketball player Omri Casspi talked about the resurgence of antisemitism in the US and his new career with the NBA's Golden State Warriors in an...

September 27, 2017 11:44 am

Israeli Mentalist Gives Rosh Hashanah Gift to Late Night Show Host as Part of Mind Game Routine

Israeli mentalist Lior Suchard gave James Corden, host of "The Late, Late Show" on CBS, a Rosh Hashanah present on Monday in the midst of a...

September 26, 2017 11:57 am

Actress Mayim Bialik Tells ‘Late Late Show’ Host James Corden About Her Rosh Hashanah ‘Thanksgiving-Themed’ Meal

Jewish actress and "Big Bang Theory" star Mayim Bialik discussed her "Thanksgiving-themed" Rosh Hashanah meal during her appearance last week on James Corden's "Late, Late...

September 20, 2017 1:57 pm

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing the World, she seems to...

Opinion

Hamas Supporter to Receive Award From Harvard Student Group

He has publicly endorsed Hamas, and secretly schemed with Hamas' supporters to thwart US-led peace efforts in the Middle East. Now Nihad Awad is preparing for a prestigious...

Decertifying the Iran Deal — A Moral Imperative, but Now What?

“In a large country with multiple facilities and ample experience in nuclear concealment,...

A Message to Congress: Don’t Tamper With Iran Deal, Build on It

The Trump administration’s approach to the Iran deal is problematic due to the multiple conflicts raging throughout the Middle East, including...

Features

Experts Say Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Quest Will Persist, Despite US Moves

JNS.org - Iran is unlikely to halt its drive toward nuclear weapons and ballistic...

New French Jewish Leader Brings Hope of Change to UNESCO

JNS.org - The election of the first Jewish director-general of UNESCO -- French politician Audrey Azoulay -- is raising hopes that she might return the organization...

Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs

JNS.org - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...

World

Report: Germany Secretly Approves Controversial Submarine Deal With Israel

Germany has secretly approved a Memorandum of Understanding with Israel for the construction of three dolphin type submarines that will be added to Israel’s fleet of six submarines despite an...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Pledge ‘Relentless Fight’ Aga...

Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards on Thursday threatened a “relentless fight” against Israel, a day after the US urged the international...

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