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Los Angeles City Council Officially Declares May 12 ‘Anne Frank Day’

JNS.org - The Los Angeles City Council has approved a resolution led by Los Angeles City Council members Paul Koretz and Bob Blumenfield declaring...

May 16, 2022 8:07 am
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Auschwitz Survivor, 98, Wins Simon Wiesenthal Prize for Holocaust Education

JNS.org - A survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp who became a social media celebrity thanks to her great-grandson was one of four people to win a Simon Wiesenthal Prize. Lily Ebert, 98, was born in...

Orthodox Jewish YU Basketball Player, NBA Prospect Invited to Elite Draft Camp

Ryan Turell, a forward for Yeshiva University men's basketball team The Maccabees, has been invited to join the NBA G League Elite Camp to be held in Chicago, it was announced on Monday. The YU senior...

TikTok Spotlights Jewish Content Creators for Jewish Heritage Month

In honor of Jewish Heritage Month, the video streaming social media platform TikTok in May is highlighting a number of its Jewish users who teach the public "with storytelling and advocacy that shines a light...

May 12, 2022 2:07 pm
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Kate Winslet Explains Involvement in Controversial Documentary About Israel-Hamas Conflict by Hamas-Linked Director

Actress Kate Winslet has addressed her participation in a controversial new documentary about last year's...

May 11, 2022 1:51 pm
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Swiss Parliament Calls for Government Panel to Address Nazi-Looted Art Claims

Switzerland's House of Representatives has unanimously agreed to call on the government to set up...

May 11, 2022 11:38 am
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Adam Levine Tells Tel Aviv Concertgoers Maroon 5 Wants to Return to Israel ‘a Thousand More Times’

Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine said during the pop band's concert in Tel Aviv...

May 10, 2022 1:24 pm
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Rare Hebrew Book Detailing Discovery of America to be Auctioned in Jerusalem

A rare first edition book that is the earliest Hebrew work describing the discovery of...

May 9, 2022 11:38 am
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Maroon 5 Frontman Adam Levine Visits Western Wall Ahead of Band’s First Concert in Israel

Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Sunday, before...

May 16, 2022 8:07 am
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Los Angeles City Council Officially Declares May 12 ‘Anne Frank Day’

JNS.org - The Los Angeles City Council has approved a resolution led by Los Angeles City Council members Paul Koretz and Bob Blumenfield declaring May...

May 16, 2022 7:56 am
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Auschwitz Survivor, 98, Wins Simon Wiesenthal Prize for Holocaust Education

JNS.org - A survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp who became a social media celebrity thanks to her great-grandson was one of four people to...

May 13, 2022 2:48 pm
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Orthodox Jewish YU Basketball Player, NBA Prospect Invited to Elite Draft Camp

Ryan Turell, a forward for Yeshiva University men's basketball team The Maccabees, has been invited to join the NBA G League Elite Camp to be...

May 13, 2022 2:27 pm
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TikTok Spotlights Jewish Content Creators for Jewish Heritage Month

In honor of Jewish Heritage Month, the video streaming social media platform TikTok in May is highlighting a number of its Jewish users who teach...

May 12, 2022 2:07 pm
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Kate Winslet Explains Involvement in Controversial Documentary About Israel-Hamas Conflict by Hamas-Linked Director

Actress Kate Winslet has addressed her participation in a controversial new documentary about last year's 11-day conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip...

May 11, 2022 1:51 pm
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Swiss Parliament Calls for Government Panel to Address Nazi-Looted Art Claims

Switzerland's House of Representatives has unanimously agreed to call on the government to set up an independent panel to assess claims about artworks allegedly seized...

May 11, 2022 11:38 am
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Adam Levine Tells Tel Aviv Concertgoers Maroon 5 Wants to Return to Israel ‘a Thousand More Times’

Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine said during the pop band's concert in Tel Aviv on Tuesday night that they hope to come back to...

May 10, 2022 1:24 pm
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Rare Hebrew Book Detailing Discovery of America to be Auctioned in Jerusalem

A rare first edition book that is the earliest Hebrew work describing the discovery of the New World will go up for sale at Jerusalem’s...

May 9, 2022 11:38 am
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Maroon 5 Frontman Adam Levine Visits Western Wall Ahead of Band’s First Concert in Israel

Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Sunday, before the band's first-ever performances in Israel this week. The Grammy-winning band...

May 6, 2022 12:10 pm
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Israeli Former World Boxing Champion Offered Lessons to Jewish Victims of Brooklyn Antisemitic Attack

Israel's first world champion boxer Yuri Foreman invited victims of an antisemitic assault in New York last year to take boxing lessons from him to...

May 5, 2022 4:58 pm
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Two Teens Tie for First Place in Israel’s International Bible Quiz

i24 News – Israel held its International Bible Quiz for Youth on Thursday, and two teenagers tied for first place. After beating out 14 other contestants,...

May 5, 2022 3:20 pm
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Judge Rules Houston Museum Can Keep Nazi-Looted Painting Owned by German-Jewish Art Collector

A federal judge ruled this week that the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) can maintain ownership of an 18th century painting, in a decision...

May 5, 2022 1:51 pm
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‘Am Yisrael High’: The Hidden History of Jews and Cannabis

More than twenty years ago, I had the occasion to interview the singer Rita Marley, widow of reggae luminary Bob Marley, for BBC television. We...

May 4, 2022 12:59 pm
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Maccabi Tel Aviv Honors Fallen Players, Supporters in Yom HaZikaron Tribute

The Maccabi Tel Aviv soccer team on Tuesday commemorated former players and fans who fell while serving in the Israeli military or as victims of...

Opinion

Jewish Democracy and Its Incommensurables

JNS.org – An excellent recent column by Zionist activist Blake Flayton on how to explain and defend Israel as a “Jewish...

Iran Caught Off Guard by Surging Economic Protests

Iran's rulers are alarmed at the prospect of nationwide mass protests, as the hot summer months approach. Prices of some...

Despite Worldwide Lies, Israel Has Truth on Its Side

For a very long time, I thought that Israel’s public relations problems were a major issue for the Jewish state....

World

Israel Pledges to Stop Iran From Transferring ‘Advanced Capabilities...

Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Monday pledged that Israel will stave off attempts by Iran to route “advanced capabilities” to...

Israel

IDF Considers Use of Combat Helicopters in West Bank After Officer Killed i...

The Israeli military is weighing the use of combat helicopters in major operations in the West Bank, after a veteran...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Hezbollah, Allies Likely to Lose Parliamentary Majority

Iran-backed Hezbollah and its allies are likely to lose their majority in the Lebanese parliament after Sunday's election, three sources allied to the group said, in a major blow to...

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