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Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the oldest scrolls of the...

February 24, 2017 7:32 am

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a well-known travel website that provides reviews from tourists around the world. The Herods Vitalis Spa Hotel headed TripAdvisor's 2017...

Israeli-Born Model Discovered to Be Dead Ringer for Melania Trump Earning $3,000 Per Gig Impersonating America’s First Lady

The career of a 45-year-old New York-based Israeli model suddenly got a new lease on life when a photographer friend's pictures of her revealed that she is a dead ringer for US President Donald Trump's wife,...

Veteran Sports Writer, Author of New Book on Boxing History: ‘My Dad Said Judaism Is a Religion, Not an Alibi’

Renowned veteran sports writer Jerry Izenberg -- author of the new book Once There Were Giants: The Golden Age of Heavyweight Boxing -- was taught at an early age that being Jewish is not always easy. “I...

February 22, 2017 11:44 am

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard...

February 22, 2017 11:37 am

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a...

February 21, 2017 4:42 pm

‘Watch What Happens Live’ Host Andy Cohen Rails Against Desecration of Missouri Jewish Cemetery Where Many of His Relatives Are Buried

In the "Jackhole" segment of Bravo TV's "Watch What Happens Live" on Monday night, host Andy...

February 21, 2017 8:48 am

University of Edinburgh to Be First Scottish Campus to Receive, House Torah Scroll

A Torah scroll will soon come to a Scottish campus, marking the first time ever a university...

February 20, 2017 1:09 pm

NFL’s Cameron Jordan During Trip to Holy Land Rebuffs Twitter Follower Accusing Him of ‘Doing PR for Israeli Apartheid’

An NFL star currently on a week-long tour of Israel batted away criticism from a social...

February 24, 2017 7:32 am

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the oldest scrolls of the Book...

February 23, 2017 4:03 pm

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a well-known travel website that provides reviews...

February 23, 2017 2:15 pm

Israeli-Born Model Discovered to Be Dead Ringer for Melania Trump Earning $3,000 Per Gig Impersonating America’s First Lady

The career of a 45-year-old New York-based Israeli model suddenly got a new lease on life when a photographer friend's pictures of her revealed that she...

February 22, 2017 1:52 pm

Veteran Sports Writer, Author of New Book on Boxing History: ‘My Dad Said Judaism Is a Religion, Not an Alibi’

Renowned veteran sports writer Jerry Izenberg -- author of the new book Once There Were Giants: The Golden Age of Heavyweight Boxing -- was taught at...

February 22, 2017 11:44 am

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the Western Galilee town of Peqi'in. The...

February 22, 2017 11:37 am

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles called The Milky Way. Leah Adler,...

February 21, 2017 4:42 pm

‘Watch What Happens Live’ Host Andy Cohen Rails Against Desecration of Missouri Jewish Cemetery Where Many of His Relatives Are Buried

In the "Jackhole" segment of Bravo TV's "Watch What Happens Live" on Monday night, host Andy Cohen railed against the desecration of more than 100 gravestones at the historic...

February 21, 2017 8:48 am

University of Edinburgh to Be First Scottish Campus to Receive, House Torah Scroll

A Torah scroll will soon come to a Scottish campus, marking the first time ever a university in the country will have one on site, the rabbi leading the effort...

February 20, 2017 1:09 pm

NFL’s Cameron Jordan During Trip to Holy Land Rebuffs Twitter Follower Accusing Him of ‘Doing PR for Israeli Apartheid’

An NFL star currently on a week-long tour of Israel batted away criticism from a social media user on Saturday who accused the player of "doing...

February 20, 2017 12:45 pm

Avner Netanyahu, Son of Israeli Prime Minister, Makes Social Media Appeal for Dog-Walker for Family’s Alaskan Malamute During Parents’ State Visit to Singapore and Australia

The younger of the Israeli prime minister’s two sons, announced on social media that he was seeking a sitter for the family dog, the Hebrew...

February 20, 2017 12:33 pm

New App Helps Jewish Students Connect With Roommates Who Meet Their Needs, Interests

JNS.org -- A pluralistic teen movement has introduced a mobile app to help Jewish high school seniors and current college students find roommates. BBYO launched Joomie during its International Convention in...

February 20, 2017 7:29 am

Iddo Netanyahu Remembers the Entebbe Raid

One of the most daring rescue operations in military history was saved by a faulty pickup truck. That's what Dr. Iddo Netanyahu told a crowd of more...

February 19, 2017 6:06 pm

‘Gay Jew With Black Boyfriend’ Milo Yiannopoulos Mocks Media for Calling Alt-Right Movement He Purportedly Heads ‘Antisemitic, White Supremacist, Homophobic’

“One of the enduring mysteries of the American media” is their inability to see what's wrong with referring to the “antisemitic, white supremacist, hateful, bigoted, racist,...

February 19, 2017 4:13 pm

Actor Ashton Kutcher Recounts Talmudic Tale During Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on Human Trafficking

Actor Ashton Kutcher recounted a Talmudic tale on Wednesday after testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during an informal hearing on human trafficking. “[B]eing here...

Opinion

New York Times Promotes Myth That Jews Oppose Organ Donation

The first paragraph of a New York Times opinion piece inaccurately portrays Judaism as opposed to organ donation. The Times article,...

A White House Initiative to Defeat Radical Islam

Who is the enemy? It's been more than 15 years since 9/11, and still this fundamental question rattles around. Prominent...

Features

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Israel

Watchdog: Human Rights Watch ‘Deeply Implicated in BDS and Other Form...

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is “deeply implicated in BDS and other forms of political warfare” against the Jewish state, a...

Middle East

Iraqi Forces Enter ISIS-Held Mosul Neighborhood

Iraqi forces have entered a neighbourhood in West Mosul for the first time since launching an operation to retake it from so-called Islamic State (IS) five days ago. It comes a...

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