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Musicians With Disabilities Return to Sing Simon and Garfunkel Track in Israel’s ‘Rising Star’ Competition

An Israeli band made up of musicians with disabilities touched the hearts of the judges, and made one of them cry, when they performed Tuesday night...

January 16, 2019 3:34 pm

British Jewish TV Presenter Rachel Riley Says Antisemitic Attacks Have Made Her Jewish Identity Stronger

Rachel Riley, co-host of the British television game show "Countdown," said last week that the antisemitic attacks she has been receiving on social media, for speaking out against Jew hatred in the UK’s Labour party, have...

Edelman Cleats in Memory of Pittsburgh Shooting Victims Sell for $10,000

JNS.org - Specialized cleats worn by New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman in remembrance of the 11 people killed in the Oct. 27 shooting at the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue in Pittsburgh have...

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft to be Awarded ‘Jewish Nobel’

JNS.org - New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will be awarded what Time magazine has dubbed the “Jewish Nobel:” the Genesis Prize, one of Israel’s top awards. Kraft, 77, will be given the honor for his longtime contributions to...

January 7, 2019 4:07 pm

Jewish Winners of 2019 Golden Globes Include Michael Douglas and DJ Mark Ronson, Among Others

Jewish actors, composers and songwriters were among the winners at the 2019 Golden Globes, which...

January 7, 2019 6:55 am

Former O.J. Simpson Lawyer Blames Holocaust Victims for ‘Suppressing’ Free Press

A lawyer who once represented notorious former football player O.J. Simpson implied in a recent...

January 6, 2019 11:03 am

Knicks’ Kanter to Miss London Game, Says He Fears Assassination for Criticizing Erdogan

New York Knicks center Enes Kanter says he will not go to London for a...

January 2, 2019 9:52 am

Netflix Pulls Comedy Show Episode in Saudi Arabia

Netfilx pulled an episode of the comedy show "Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj" from its...

December 31, 2018 3:07 pm

‘My Heart Is Broken’: Celebrities Mourn Death of Israeli Author Amos Oz

A number of leading celebrities have expressed their sorrow following the death of acclaimed Israeli...

January 16, 2019 3:34 pm

Musicians With Disabilities Return to Sing Simon and Garfunkel Track in Israel’s ‘Rising Star’ Competition

An Israeli band made up of musicians with disabilities touched the hearts of the judges, and made one of them cry, when they performed Tuesday night in...

January 14, 2019 11:08 am

British Jewish TV Presenter Rachel Riley Says Antisemitic Attacks Have Made Her Jewish Identity Stronger

Rachel Riley, co-host of the British television game show "Countdown," said last week that the antisemitic attacks she has been receiving on social media, for speaking...

January 11, 2019 10:49 am

Edelman Cleats in Memory of Pittsburgh Shooting Victims Sell for $10,000

JNS.org - Specialized cleats worn by New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman in remembrance of the 11 people killed in the Oct. 27 shooting...

January 10, 2019 10:20 am

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft to be Awarded ‘Jewish Nobel’

JNS.org - New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will be awarded what Time magazine has dubbed the “Jewish Nobel:” the Genesis Prize, one of Israel’s top awards. Kraft, 77,...

January 7, 2019 4:07 pm

Jewish Winners of 2019 Golden Globes Include Michael Douglas and DJ Mark Ronson, Among Others

Jewish actors, composers and songwriters were among the winners at the 2019 Golden Globes, which were held on Sunday night in Beverly Hills. At the awards ceremony,...

January 7, 2019 6:55 am

Former O.J. Simpson Lawyer Blames Holocaust Victims for ‘Suppressing’ Free Press

A lawyer who once represented notorious former football player O.J. Simpson implied in a recent interview that Jewish influence led the press to censor favorable coverage...

January 6, 2019 11:03 am

Knicks’ Kanter to Miss London Game, Says He Fears Assassination for Criticizing Erdogan

New York Knicks center Enes Kanter says he will not go to London for a game with his NBA team because he fears he could...

January 2, 2019 9:52 am

Netflix Pulls Comedy Show Episode in Saudi Arabia

Netfilx pulled an episode of the comedy show "Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj" from its internet streaming service in Saudi Arabia after kingdom officials complained,...

December 31, 2018 3:07 pm

‘My Heart Is Broken’: Celebrities Mourn Death of Israeli Author Amos Oz

A number of leading celebrities have expressed their sorrow following the death of acclaimed Israeli author Amos Oz on Friday at the age of 79 from cancer. Israeli-born...

December 30, 2018 6:43 pm

Amos Oz’s Son Eulogizes His Father in Emotional Facebook Post: ‘I Am Still Struggling’

The late revered Israeli writer Amos Oz, who died Friday at the age of 79, was eulogized by his son Daniel in an emotional Facebook...

December 27, 2018 1:14 pm

‘Jeopardy’ Host Alex Trebek Visits Israel, Tours City of David in Jerusalem

Alex Trebek -- the longtime host of the hit television show "Jeopardy" -- was photographed touring the City of David archaeological site in Jerusalem on Thursday. The photo was...

December 26, 2018 1:28 pm

Meek Mill Calls Rap Lyrics About Jews and Money a ‘Compliment’

Meek Mill tweeted on Monday that controversial rap lyrics about Jews were a compliment, rather than derogatory. The 31-year-old Philadelphia native said that rapping about Jews in connection with money...

December 24, 2018 11:36 am

Loeffler Book Offers Help in Answering New York Times Columnist

Michelle Goldberg’s New York Times column earlier this month headlined “Anti-Zionism Isn’t the Same as Anti-Semitism,” generated a number of strong responses. Here at The Algemeiner, Benjamin...

December 23, 2018 2:07 pm

Ireland’s Former Eurovision Winner Says Boycotting ‘Isn’t Always the Answer’ Ahead of Upcoming 2019 Contest in Israel

A past Eurovision winner who hails from Ireland recently denounced calls to boycott the singing competition next year that is set to be hosted by Israel,...

Opinion

New York Times Retreats From Gaza Medic War Crime Investigation

Two and a half weeks after a front-page Sunday investigative project in which ten New York Times journalists accused Israel...

The Latest Proof That the Iran Nuclear Deal Has Failed to Work

In explaining how the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran would prevent the Islamic dictatorship from developing nuclear weapons, the Obama...

Mixed Reactions After Prosecution Efforts Against Anti-Israel Disruptions at UCLA and UCI

Organized disruptors — both students and non-students — who shut down...

Features

Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

In New Initiative, Yad Vashem Tackles 21st Century Antisemitism

JNS.org - It is American teachers like Lori Fulton who, with their commitment to Holocaust education, are poised to be...

World

Canadian PM Trudeau Reiterates Condemnation of Anti-Israel BDS Movement

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau refused to back down from his criticism of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement at a town hall in Ontario on Tuesday. Trudeau had...

Israel

Israel: Malaysia’s Athlete Ban Inspired by Leader’s ‘Rabi...

Israel condemned on Thursday Malaysia's ban on Israeli participation in international sporting events it hosts and said the decision was inspired by...

Middle East

Explainer: How Pressing Is Lebanon’s Financial Challenge?

Financial strains in Lebanon have been brought into focus by turbulence on markets where its dollar-denominated sovereign bonds suffered a heavy sell-off last week following comments by the finance minister...

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