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Ivanka Trump Reveals She and Husband Jared Kushner Have a ‘Hidden Skill’ of Playing Matchmaker

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner have a "secret talent" of playing matchmakers for their friends, she revealed during a Fox News interview with Sean Hannity...

October 24, 2017 12:54 pm

Filmmaker Faces Harsh Criticism for Claiming Chasidic Jews Were Killed in Holocaust Because They ‘Refused to Blend In’

Filmmaker Heidi Ewing faced a storm of criticism on Sunday for asserting that Chasidic Jews were targeted by the Nazis during the Holocaust partially because they "refused to blend in." During an interview on the "Charlie Rose" show...

Israeli Nili Block Wins Thai Boxing Title at European Championships in Paris

Four-time world champion Israeli Nili Block took home another title on Saturday, winning the gold medal at the Thai Boxing European Championships in Paris, the Hebrew news site Ynet reported. Block, who was born in the...

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 Israel this past summer, the NFL announced on Thursday. The one-hour film...

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...

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...

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...

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 24, 2017 12:54 pm

Ivanka Trump Reveals She and Husband Jared Kushner Have a ‘Hidden Skill’ of Playing Matchmaker

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner have a "secret talent" of playing matchmakers for their friends, she revealed during a Fox News interview with Sean Hannity on...

October 23, 2017 10:43 am

Filmmaker Faces Harsh Criticism for Claiming Chasidic Jews Were Killed in Holocaust Because They ‘Refused to Blend In’

Filmmaker Heidi Ewing faced a storm of criticism on Sunday for asserting that Chasidic Jews were targeted by the Nazis during the Holocaust partially because they "refused...

October 22, 2017 12:35 pm

Israeli Nili Block Wins Thai Boxing Title at European Championships in Paris

Four-time world champion Israeli Nili Block took home another title on Saturday, winning the gold medal at the Thai Boxing European Championships in Paris, the...

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...

Opinion

Who Is Really ‘Insular’ — Hasidim? Or New York Times Editors?

The New York Times likes using the word “insular” to describe Hasidic Jews....

Radical Members of Congress Want to Abet Palestinian Terror

JNS.org - Nine members of Congress have introduced a bill to prevent US aid to Israel from being used to arrest...

Israel a Fascist State? So Says GWU Professor Shira Robinson

According to George Washington University history professor Shira Robinson, Israel has “abandoned democracy,” and is rapidly descending into a fascist...

Features

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...

Hezbollah’s Firm Grip Over Lebanon Fuels Region’s Sectarian Strife

Chief Iranian proxy Hezbollah has a firm grip over Lebanon -- and the terror group's bloody...

World

Children’s Book ‘P Is For Palestine,’ Which Hails ‘...

Controversy erupted in a Facebook group of Upper East Side mothers this week after one member posted an advertisement for...

Middle East

Lebanese Foreign Minister: We Will Defeat Israel in Any Future War

Lebanon will emerge victorious in any future conflict with Israel, the Cedar Republic’s foreign minister, Gebran Bassil, claimed in an interview published on Friday. Speaking with the Russian government-funded RT media...

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